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, ...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Latest Videos in Football Workouts

How Marcus Davenport Put on 60 Pounds of Muscle and Became an Elite Defensive End

When he arrived at UTSA, Davenport was a rail-thin 196 pounds. Four years and 60+ pounds later, he's blossomed into an elite defensive end with a bright NFL future.

With a Lightning-Quick First Step, Maurice Hurst is Ready to Disrupt The NFL

Former Michigan DT Maurice Hurst has an uncanny ability to get in the backfield almost immediately after the snap, a skill he's been honing his entire life.

Ronald Jones is Out To Prove He Can Be The NFL's Next Do-It-All Back

Concerns that Ronald Jones was too small to handle a serious workload have followed him since his high school days, but he's proved the doubters wrong at every turn. Now, he's ready to prove he can be the NFL's next great running back.

The Young Pro: Christian Kirk Has Been Working Like an NFL Veteran His Entire Life

Work ethic, wisdom, leadership, talent—Christian Kirk has always been years ahead of his competition. Now that he's set to play in the NFL, how will he separate himself from the best in the world?

How Former Zero-Star Recruit Levi Wallace Walked on at Alabama and Built Himself Into an NFL-Caliber Cornerback

Levi Wallace had no offers coming out of high school. But at the encouragement of his late father, he walked on at Alabama. Now, he's preparing for a career in the NFL.