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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2014 Summer Training Guide: Football

Football summer training program by Ron McKeefery, formerly of the Cincinnati Bengals and the University of Tennessee, current head football strength ...

3 Training Hacks for Better Football Combine Results

This year, I trained my first athlete for the NFL combine tests and his pro-day. Football Combine Results Needless to say, this was a daunting...

6 Things Football Players Must Do to Get Better This Off-Season

How well you manage the next few months will determine your success on the football field next fall. You've heard it before and you'll hear it again...

Off-Season Training Secrets: Seattle Seahawks DE Cliff Avril

I think I'm going to puke a little. That's not a good thing. I'm trying to keep up with Cliff Avril. At 5-foot-8 and about 180 pounds in my off-sea...

4 Weight Room Exercises to Get Stronger on the Offensive Line

All around the country football team are getting back into the weight room for off season conditioning. Every athlete wants to be better than the year...

Football Lineman Workout: Front Squat to Press

Most sports require the ability to push into the ground with your feet and express force with your upper body. This skill however, may not be more...

Essentials of Spring Football Training

As we enter the spring, college and high school athletes around the country will begin taking part in spring football training. Teams hit the weight...

A Guide to Off-Season Football Training

Today's athlete is bigger, faster, and stronger than ever. Transitions to a faster playing style have revolutionized football off-season training from...

5 Training Secrets From an NFL Combine Coach

Photo courtesy of Ryan Capretta Training Clay Matthews, Larry Fitzgerald, Colin Kaepernick and Dwight Freeney does not help you prepare young athl...

Off-Season Football Training for Strength and Power

Off-season strength and power football training is extremely important for success on the field.  Football is a sport that requires speed, agility,...

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