Football Workouts

Today's top NFL and college stars know to excel in the game of football it's important to build lean muscle mass and deliver energy that together provide the power to make or break a tackle, elude a defender or catch an opponent. Become an elite football player by developing and fine tuning the skills and attributes specific to your position with football workouts. These include linear speed, side-to-side movements and strong hands for running backs, wide receivers, defensive backs, linebackers and safeties. Quarterbacks need great field vision and the ability to make accurate short and long passes. Offensive linemen develop supreme blocking abilities, while their defensive counterparts hone strong tackling skills. Master these skills by reading about and watching the football workouts of today's top pros and integrating them into your routine.

Latest in Football Workouts

James Harrison's Behind-the-Back Clapping Push-Ups Are His Most Insane Fitness Feat Yet

James Harrison is stupid strong. The 39-year-old Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker essentially lives inside the weight room and he's made a habit of s...

By: Brandon Hall

Inside The High School Workouts That Forged Myles Garrett's Greatness

You can say Myles Garrett's talents are entirely God-given. You can believe his incredibly chiseled physique is purely genetic. You can assume that if...

By: Brandon Hall

Watch This 170-Pound High School Wide Receiver Squat 530 Pounds

As the No. 1-rated wide receiver in the state of Kentucky, Trinity High School's Rondale Moore already had a lot of hype around him heading into his ...

By: Jordan Zirm

L.A. Chargers RB Melvin Gordon Used to Eat 'So Much' McDonald's

When Melvin Gordon collapsed in a heap in Week 14 against the Carolina Panthers last season and was eventually carted off the field with a hip strain,...

By: Jordan Zirm

Watch Antonio Brown Catch 53 Footballs While Holding a Side Plank for 60 Seconds

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Latest Videos in Football Workouts

Real Workouts: Jared Allen

NFL All-Pro defenisve end Jared Allen teams up with strength and conditioning coach Chip Smith for an intense off-season workout.

Patrick Peterson's Uphill Speed Ladder Workout

Learn about the Uphill Speed Ladder Drill performed by All-Pro CB Patrick Peterson during his off-season workouts.

Patrick Willis' Homegrown Off-Season Workout

Premier NFL middle linebacker Patrick Willis of the San Francisco 49ers offers a taste of his "homegrown" workout during the off-season.

NaVorro Bowman Shoulder-Strengthening Superset

To achieve peak strength and conditioning for the NFL season, All-Pro LB NaVorro Bowman performs a Rear Delt Fly-Kettlebell Swing superset during his off-season workouts.

Real Workouts: NaVorro Bowman

NFL All-Pro LB NaVorro Bowman is one of the hardest working players in the game. See for yourself in this installment of "Real Workouts," featuring the high impact inside linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers.