Football players spend countless hours, especially in the offseason, training to help better their physical performance.
Strength and conditioning drills has always been a large part of what players utilize to prepare for a football season. There is now so much more available compared to past decades where the focus was placed on barbells, free weights and nautilus equipment. Advances in knowledge and technology have allowed for the size, strength, and speed of athletes at virtually every position group to be at all-time highs. Athletes today look very different from their early counterparts.
How Do College and Professional Athletes Become So Much Bigger, Faster, and Stronger?
Football is a sport that requires a great deal of time and dedication. There are many factors that go into looking like the players you see on TV.
Genetics plays a large role. What we have inherited from our parents is essentially “set in stone.” But fret not, you don’t have to be 6-foot-8 to excel in football.