Running Back Articles

If you play in the backfield, you need to develop lower-body power and game-breaking speed. STACK has workouts from NFL running backs like Reggie Bush, Ryan Mathews and Chris Johnson and insider tips on how to play the position as well as how to prepare your body to competition. Whether it's lowering your 40-Yard Dash time, improving flexibility or lifting more weight, STACK can help you reach your goals and become a franchise running back.

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Leonard Fournette Reveals His No. 1 Tip for Young Athletes Looking to Get Faster

Leonard Fournette is freaky fast. Last season, the Jacksonville Jaguars running back totaled the two fastest speeds recorded by any NFL ballcarrier...

Why RB David Johnson Lost a Scary Amount of Weight After Going Vegan

Going vegan isn't without risk, particularly for athletes who burn a monster amount of calories every day. Case in point? David Johnson. The Ari...

After Securing the Bag With a $60 Million Contract Extension, Todd Gurley Got Right Back in the Gym

Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley hit the proverbial jackpot on Tuesday afternoon, receiving a four-year contract extension that includes ...

Watch 205-Pound Oklahoma State Running Back Hang Clean 385 Pounds

If you don't know J.D. King, he's Oklahoma State's fairly diminutive sophomore running back who is poised to build upon a sparkling freshman seaso...

Watch Saquon Barkley Carry a Heavy Trap Bar Up a Hill Like It's Nothing

LeBron James may possess the ultimate athlete body, but NFL rookie running back Saquon Barkley might be closing in on him at a rapid pace. Saqu...

Rookie RB Derrius Guice Shows Off His Insane Athleticism at Redskins Minicamp

Despite putting together a phenomenal career at LSU, off the field questions surrounding running back Derrius Guice caused him to drop to the seco...

Saquon Barkley's Legs Are Entirely Too Big

Saquon Barkley, the uber-talented former Penn State running back the New York Giants selected No. 2 overall in last month's NFL Draft, is built li...

Adrian Peterson's Cardio Workout Is All Kinds of Insane

Adrian Peterson's career as a running back is winding down, but that doesn't mean the former Minnesota Viking great is holding anything back as lo...

Fred Jackson Never Started a Game in High School, Then He Went on To Play a Decade in the NFL

It was Fred Jackson's senior year at Lamar High School in Houston, Texas, and he was listed as the team's third-string running back. Yes, the same ...

The Real Story Behind Why Derrius Guice Runs So Angry

Derrius Guice runs angry. Really angry. He's been dubbed "the ball of butcher knives" due to a running style that inflicts constant pain and pun...

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