Football Fitness: the Danish grannies soccer team that’s part of a global health revolution

In the Danish town of Frederikssund is a soccer club. It is, like many Danish clubs, the hub of a tight-knit community and, while it boasts several teams of all ages, one particular team has earned itself a place on the world map of sports science.

“Momseholdet”, or grannies team, consists of women above the age of 60. They meet every Thursday come rain or shine to practice Football Fitness, an all-Danish concept which is gaining a foothold in several countries around the world.

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