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

J.J. Watt Thinks His Younger Brother T.J. Is a Better NFL Prospect Than He Was

In two years at the University of Wisconsin, J.J. Watt, one of the best defensive ends in the NFL, racked up 11.5 sacks. While that stat doesn't exact...

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Watch NFL Prospect Forrest Lamp Belt Squat Close to 900 Pounds

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Here's a Glimpse at How Presumptive No. 1 NFL Draft Pick Myles Garrett Has Been Training

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The Beast Inside Stanford's Solomon Thomas is Coming for the NFL

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Saints RB Mark Ingram Has Taken Up Boxing to Improve His Hand Speed

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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.