American Football International

4 Football Conditioning Drills to Consider this Preseason

The average football play lasts five seconds with 25 to 30 seconds between plays.

Coaches understand that to prepare for this, there’s little use for long distance running or 100-yard gassers. Football conditioning must be tailored toward anaerobic training to produce athletes capable of keeping up with the pace of the game.

Ryan Sprague of Stack.com offered these four football-specific conditioning drills to work into your preseason plans.

Link to original story in USA Football.

See also: Aerobic exercise has its place in football training

See also: Stop jogging: A football player’s guide to endurance training

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