Zacka feeling as fit as ever

Essendon midfielder David Zaharakis believes the current playing group is the fittest he has seen over his six seasons in the red and black.

The players are a week into their post Christmas block of pre-season training as they begin to prepare for NAB Challenge matches in just over one month’s time.

Majority of the group recorded personal best times in last week’s 2km time trial in an impressive showing from the developing playing list

“Guys can actually do it now because of their fitness levels,” Zaharakis said.

“Whether it is weights, training or running the guys are at a new level now so we can push ourselves even harder.”

“I think in my six years at the football club it has been the best and biggest improvement which is great to see from the whole group.”


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