Celtic manager Ronny Deila has explained to the Glasgow Evening Times the main change he’s made to the club’s training regime.
Deila has revealed that high intensity running drills have increased in number, and intensity, from where they were half a year ago.
“The amount of high-intensity running we do now compared to six months ago is 30 or 40 per cent up,” said Deila.
“That's the results we want to see. But, we can go on and do more.”
The improvement in this area is significant because it allows the Bhoys to maintain an intense level of performance in big games for longer.
It also makes the side fitter and should give the club an edge against most opponents and in match where opposition players start to fatigue, Celtic can step in and take advantage.
It’s encouraging that Deila doesn’t appear to be content to sit back and rely on the improvements which have already been made.
One of the things, which makes him such a good boss for the Bhoys is that he never seems content regardless of the situation.
He’s always looking to improve, always looking for ways to refine the team and Celtic become stronger as a squad and club as a result.
If he can continue that for the rest of the season, the Bhoys should be ahead slightly when they hit their pre-season schedule ahead of the next campaign and in turn, that should improve the chance that Celtic will get off to a flyer and maintain the momentum they have created.