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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Elite Lineman Training Guide: Bodyweight Exercises

Football games are won in the trenches. For a lineman to control the line of scrimmage, he must first successfully control his own body. The following 8...

Quickly Build Muscle for Football

When you are playing football, you aren't just playing a contact sport; you are playing a collision sport. Testing on the impact forces of hits in...

Adrian Peterson's 2,000-Yard Workout

The NFL's most extraordinary physique was not built with ordinary exercises alone. Although Adrian Peterson loves old standbys like the Bench, Squat ...

15 Cutting Edge Exercises From the Best Players in the NFL

Today's NFL players are bigger, faster and stronger than ever before, but you may be surprised by how the game's biggest stars spend their time in...

Patrick Peterson's Yoga Workout

Patrick Peterson uses yoga to increase his flexibility and balance. Try your hand at the cornerback's personal routine, created by instructor Kate M...

The Right Approach to In-Season Weightlifting for High School Football Players

High school football players can recover from training very quickly because they are young, their hormone levels are high, and their growing muscles...

2 Killer Workouts for Running Backs

Getting thrown for a loss on a sweep play or getting pushed back on fourth and inches at the goal line are every offense's nightmare. As your team...

The Clay Matthews Workout

Take one look at me and you'll immediately see that I do not belong on an NFL roster. At 5'8" and 175 pounds, maybe I could pass for a wide receiver...

DeMarcus Ware's 'Put Up or Shut Up' Off-season Workout

DeMarcus Ware is out of breath. His hands are firmly on his hips, and sweat is rolling off his giant, gleaming head, disappearing into his white shirt...

Leave These Exercises Out of In-Season Football Strength Workouts

When a championship is on the line, coaches want their entire team to perform at its peak. Months of preparation, both on the field and in the weigh...

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