Adrian Peterson

All NFL running backs get compered to Adrian Peterson these days, the picture of a franchise running back. Peterson's incredible speed, powerful burst and explosive strength make him a nightmare to tackle, and opposing defenses have nightmares trying to game plan for this guy. Off the field, he likes his video games, but on the field? It's best to just get out of his way.

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Why Adrian Peterson Thinks He'll Rush for 2,500 Yards This Season

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By: Jordan Zirm

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Photo: AP Images Avoid sugars. Abstain from foods high in saturated fat. Renounce fried stuff. As an athlete, everywhere you turn there's s a food...

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Adrian Peterson's 2,000-Yard Workout

The NFL's most extraordinary physique was not built with ordinary exercises alone. Although Adrian Peterson loves old standbys like the Bench, Squat ...

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(Almost) Nothing Can Stop Adrian Peterson

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Adrian Peterson Used Wii Fit to Rehab His Knee

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Adrian Peterson's Amazing Double Swiss Ball Push-Up

Looking for a challenging full-body exercise to test your core strength and stability? Try Adrian Peterson's Double Swiss Ball Push-Up, which blasts the small stabilizer muscles that are key to maintaining balance and form in all of your lifts.

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2009 Nike Global Training Summit

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