Antonio Conte bans unhealthy food from Spurs training ground
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Antonio Conte is completely serious about achieving big things with Tottenham Hotspur in the near future. 

The new era at Hotspur Way has already started and the Italian manager is making sure every player from the squad understands what he's asking from them. 

According to The Athletic, Conte wants his players to be lean to run more rather than bulk up, in aim to reach peak fitness.

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The 52-year old has a big emphasis on diet and nutrition and this is why he has banned pizza, ketchup, brown sauce and fizzy drinks from the Tottenham Hotspur training ground.

This is the same method the manager used when he led Chelsea to the Premier League title five years ago. 

Football London's Alasdair Gold reported that the players who have departed on international duty have been handed individual extra training schedules by Conte and his staff to be undertaken after their sessions in order to raise their fitness levels.

On the other hand, the players who  stayed at Hotspur Way will be given a mini pre-season of sorts as Conte's three fitness coaches improve their stamina, speed and strength to be able to handle his demands.

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One of the fitness coaches, Gian Piero Ventrone, who is well-known in Italian football circles, was nicknamed ‘the Marine’ by Juventus squad due to his demanding training sessions. 

"Now, we need to work," Conte said last week. "We need to improve step by step the physical condition because if you want to bring intensity on the pitch for 95 minutes, we need to improve in an important way our physical situation."