Man City's Rodwell reveals lifestyle changes to beat injury woes

Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell says he's changed his entire lifestyle to end his hamstring woes.

Rodwell has recently returned to training and is hoping to make an impact for his new club after making just six appearances since his £12million summer switch from Everton.

"You have to rule everything out. I have changed my pillow and other silly stuff, but that’s part and parcel of being a footballer," said Rodwell.

"I changed my car completely – I was in a sports car and changed to a Jeep which is more stable for the back and doesn’t put too much stress on it.

"I am also about 10 minutes drive from training now so I don’t spend a lot of time in the car. I used to feel a little bit stiff. I moved so I don’t have to drive for too long to get there in the morning.

"I have also started doing yoga. A lot of people said the same happened for Ryan Giggs, that throughout his youth he got a lot of hamstrings. He started yoga, and so have I. I am just trying to do everything right."

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