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Karim Benzema 'stronger than ever' for gruelling run of games as he works out in an electro-stimulation suit
- French striker Karim Benzema's return from an early-season groin injury coincided with a tough run of seven games in 22 days for Real Madrid
- To stay in top shape Benzema is working out in an electro-stimulation suit
- The £17,000 piece of kit is said to reduce body fat and improve speed
- Benzema claims he's 'stronger than ever' after working out in the suit
Karim Benzema is utilising an electro-stimulation suit to speed up his recovery as he looks to stay sharp during Real Madrid's gruelling run of fixtures.
Having sat out two games with a groin issue earlier this month, Benzema returned for Real on September 10. Since then French star has featured in four games and faces another three before October 2.
Given that heavy workload, which includes a trip to Germany to play Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday, it is little surprise that Benzema is looking for a fitness edge.
Karim Benzema is utilising an electro-stimulation suit to aid his recovery between games
The suit, used extensively by Usain Bolt amongst other athletes, is billed to reduce body fat and increase muscular tone. Manufactured by XBody, apparently their product can improve users speed and reaction, with a system designed to target the fast-twitch Type 2 muscle fibres utilised by sprinters.
In a short clip on his Instagram account Benzema dances and flexes in the suit, which typically cost between £8,600 and £17,000, posted with the caption 'Working to come back stronger than ever'.
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