Eddie George's Recovery Workout for Football Players

Eddie George carried the ball 300 times in eight NFL seasons, and he never missed a game due to injury. Learn his secret.

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.

George is the only player in NFL history to record more than 300 carries per season for eight straight seasons, making him the pure personification of a workhorse running back. But despite all those rushes—and the pounding that came with them—George never missed a game due to injury. He had 130 consecutive starts.

George credits his incredible durability to a then unheard-of (but now far more popular) training technique—yoga.

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Topics: FOOTBALL | YOGA | FOOTBALL WORKOUTS