Vince Young's Workout
July 29, 2011
NFL Pro Bowl quarterback Vince Young performs an off-season quarterback workout to improve strength, speed, conditioning and flexibility, and his performance coach James Cooper explains how you can perform the workout to receive the same benefits.
About the Video
NFL Pro-Bowl quarterback Vince Young completes an off-season quarterback workout with James Cooper, owner of Accelerated Bodies. The circuit workout emphasizes endurance, recovery and strength as Young moves from station to station with about 30 seconds rest between, completing 4 sets of each exercise with between 8 and 15 reps.
Exercises in Young's off-season quarterback workout include: Resisted Treadmill Run
-- Young runs both forward and backward with a resistance band to build endurance and strengthSingle-Leg BOSU Balance with Bodyblade
-- Performed on Young's leg day to help increase stabilityResisted Pass Drops
-- Young uses resistance bands as he simulates dropping back for a passResisted Starts
-- Combined with Pass Drops, the Resisted Starts help increase explosivenessAnkle Band Shuffle
-- This exercise is made up of short shuffles to work hipsSingle-Leg Hamstring Stretch
-- Young stretches before the dynamic warm-up, during the workout, then again at the endCable Lunge
-- The Cable Lunge is a typical lunge with resistance going both forward and backward to work on flexibility and explosivenessJump Squats
-- The addition of resistance to squat jumps challenges vertical, improves flexibility and increases explosivenessFootwork Frenzy
-- This footwork drill keeps young agile as he navigates a ladder as well as small hurdlesRice Grabs
-- Young performed Rice Grabs often while he recovered from a thumb injury
Learn more about any of the exercises in Vince Young's offseason quarterback workout by browsing the videos in the playlist below.