Football stars, as well as many other sportsmen and sportswomen take the best advantage of the benefits of the beach for their physical preparation. As experts point, the beach sand is an ideal surface to reinforce articulations and recover from joint injuries thanks to its instability and irregularity. The last one to jump onto it again has been Lionel Messi. The FC Barcelona superstar, who got his ankle injured in the game against Atlético de Madrid, will miss no time to get out of the sickbay as soon as possible. And the medical services of his club pointed the most effective way: training on the beach. This helped him recover the strength in his ankle, as well as allowed him to keep his muscle tone.