A.J. Hawk

A.J. Hawk's blue-collar approach to football and life has always been a part of his identity. The inside linebacker gave STACK an exclusive look into his off-season workout, a program that included functional martial arts training, a kettlebell strength circuit and full-body power training.

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AJ Hawk's Functional Martial Arts Workout

NFL linebacker AJ Hawk performs a martial arts workout that mimics moves he uses on the field to develop quickness and explosiveness.

AJ Hawk Kettlebell Strength Circuit

NFL Pro Bowl linebacker AJ Hawk works through a Kettlebell Circuit to improve leg strength.

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Standout NFL linebacker AJ Hawk discusses his path to the pros and training routine, while his trainer, Mike Durant, talks about Hawk’s legendary toughness and work ethic.

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NFL Pro Bowler AJ Hawk demonstrates linebacker hand skills and talks about the importance of quick hands at the linebacker position.

AJ Hawk Off-Season Linebacker Training

NFL star AJ Hawk talks about his off-season linebacker workout and demonstrates moves he uses to improve his on-field football explosiveness.