Football Workouts

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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The Ultimate Football Warm-Up

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Why Christian McCaffrey Is Training Like a Track Athlete This Offseason

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The Complete Off-Season Football Workout Plan

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4 Football Conditioning Drills That Work

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How Aaron Donald Dominated Two NFL Games in Five Days Despite Not Practicing All Summer

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