Football Workouts Articles

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.

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Here's the Secret Training Tool Behind Tom Brady's Success at 39 Years Old

The narrative of Tom Brady's uber-healthy lifestyle, which has let him continue to flourish at quarterback despite being 39 years old, has been told t...

Atlanta Falcons Head Coach Dan Quinn Prepares For Gameday by Running the Stairs in the Georgia Dome

A few hours before kickoff, the Georgia Dome, the 71,228-capacity stadium that hosts that Atlanta Falcons, is quiet. Look closely, though, and you see...

Joey Bosa Talks Staying in Shape, Playing Fewer Snaps and Wanting to Sack Tom Brady

For almost all of training camp and through the first four weeks of the 2016 NFL season, Joey Bosa was a ghost. After being drafted No. 3 overall by t...

James Harrison's Monday Morning Workouts Are The Stuff of Legend

A 38-year-old linebacker has played in the NFL for 14 seasons. After he puts his body through hell on Sundays, he wakes up Monday morning at the c...

Complete Wide Receiver Strength Training Program, Part 2

In the first part of this series on wide receiver strength training, I provided a detailed wide receiver workout that builds strength, power, speed an...

Q: How Does Appalachian State Compete With Elite FBS Programs? A: Grueling Workouts

Almost a decade ago, on the opening weekend of the 2007 college football season, in one of the greatest upsets in college football history, Appalac...

TESTED: Is Wilson's X Connected Football Really 'Smarter'?

Even the most passive football fan can see the difference between a tightly-wound spiral and a flailing, wounded duck. But even a blue chip QB recruit...

How Martial Arts Training is Making Elite NFL Pass Rushers Unstoppable

Control the trenches. That might sound like a battle plan from World War I, but it's also the key to winning football games. We saw it during the D...

WATCH: Five-Star DE Robert Beal Commits to Georgia With Epic Warehouse Workout Video

College football recruits aren't afraid to get creative when they announce their commitments. Some of the wackier announcements we've seen includ...

Watch James Harrison Carry 400 Pounds the Length of a Football Field

Sweatsuit aficionado James Harrison is back at it again with his crazy workout Instagrammin'. The Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker just dropped two...

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