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.

Latest in Football Workouts

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

Two games in five days. It's one of the most grueling gauntlets an NFL player can endure, and ever since the induction of Thursday Night Football, ...

By: Brandon Hall

The Training That Built Myles Garrett Into an NFL Pass-Rushing Monster

Football fans will have to wait a couple more weeks before they get to see Myles Garrett unleash his talents on the NFL. The Cleveland Browns rooki...

By: Brandon Hall

James Harrison's Behind-the-Back Clapping Push-Ups Are His Most Insane Fitness Feat Yet

James Harrison is stupid strong. The 39-year-old Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker essentially lives inside the weight room and he's made a habit of s...

By: Brandon Hall

Inside The High School Workouts That Forged Myles Garrett's Greatness

You can say Myles Garrett's talents are entirely God-given. You can believe his incredibly chiseled physique is purely genetic. You can assume that if...

By: Brandon Hall

Watch This 170-Pound High School Wide Receiver Squat 530 Pounds

As the No. 1-rated wide receiver in the state of Kentucky, Trinity High School's Rondale Moore already had a lot of hype around him heading into his ...

By: Jordan Zirm

Latest Videos in Football Workouts

Real Workouts: Jared Allen

NFL All-Pro defenisve end Jared Allen teams up with strength and conditioning coach Chip Smith for an intense off-season workout.

Patrick Peterson's Uphill Speed Ladder Workout

Learn about the Uphill Speed Ladder Drill performed by All-Pro CB Patrick Peterson during his off-season workouts.

Patrick Willis' Homegrown Off-Season Workout

Premier NFL middle linebacker Patrick Willis of the San Francisco 49ers offers a taste of his "homegrown" workout during the off-season.

NaVorro Bowman Shoulder-Strengthening Superset

To achieve peak strength and conditioning for the NFL season, All-Pro LB NaVorro Bowman performs a Rear Delt Fly-Kettlebell Swing superset during his off-season workouts.

Real Workouts: NaVorro Bowman

NFL All-Pro LB NaVorro Bowman is one of the hardest working players in the game. See for yourself in this installment of "Real Workouts," featuring the high impact inside linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers.