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

Jabrill Peppers Might be the Most Jacked NFL Prospect in the Country

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By: Jordan Zirm

Even With a Cast on His Right Hand, Terrelle Pryor is Killing His Offseason Workouts

During Week 15, in a game against the Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Terrelle Pryor suffered a torn finger ligament on his right ha...

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STACK's Ultimate Football Off-Season Training Guide 2017: Table of Contents

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Fresh Off His First Season Back as a Starting Quarterback, RG3 is Getting After It in the Gym

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Oregon Ducks Football Players Hospitalized After Series of 'Grueling' Post-Holiday Workouts

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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.