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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WATCH: Josh Gordon is Using Crazy Intense MMA Workouts to Get Ready for His NFL Return

If Josh Gordon gets another chance to play in the NFL, he'll be ready to pick up where he left off. You probably know Gordon's story by now, Af...

Eddie George's Recovery Workout for Football Players

During his career in the NFL (1996-2004), Eddie George did things no other player did—because he trained in a way no other player trained. ...

12 Workout Warriors Poised for Big Things in the 2015 NFL Season

Football is one of the most physically demanding sports on Earth, so every athlete who plays in the NFL has to train hard during the off-season. B...

Marcus Mariota's Speed and Strength Workout

Marcus Mariota's Speed Workout  Before he was picked second overall in the 2015 NFL Draft, Marcus Mariota charged up his already lightning-fast spee...

Get in Shape for Football Season with These Conditioning Workouts

Football conditioning is important for performance. Football is an activity that requires repeated high-intensity activities. Athletes must be in shape...

Football Summer Training Guide

Football summer training program by Todd Durkin, owner of Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego and trainer to Drew Brees, LaDainian Tomlinson, Darren Sprol...

Todd Durkin's Complete Football Strength Training Program

Get stronger for football season with this strength training program created by Todd Durkin, founder of Fitness Quest 10. The program is used by D...

In-Season Football Workouts to Stay Strong, Fast and Healthy

In-Season Football Workouts to Stay Strong, Fast, and Healthy A football player who stops training in-season can potentially lose 20-25%percent of the...

In-Season Football Workout: Why You Need to Follow the 45-45 Rule

In Season Football Workout Most high school athletes always want to do to much in the weight room during the off-season then during the season they...

The Upper-Body Workout That Powered Devin Hester Into the NFL Record Books

Devin Hester has always looked up to Deion Sanders. That might still be the case, but now it's Sanders' turn to look up to Hester in the record...

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