Herschel Walker is a powerful running back that trained hard and played even harder. His powerful running style displayed some very powerful legs and upper body to shake off defenders. To workout like hershel walker you need to focus on building muscle mass and training for speed, agility and power. Many football exercises and football drills will be important for developing the right type of skills needed to become a professional NFL player.
In this program we will discuss an off-season muscle mass building program to prepare for the fall training camp.
Careful consideration should be thought out to your own running/style to focus on your positive attributes. Ie. If you are a juker, make sure you focus on agility drills and constantly test yourself once a week with a demanding pylon drill that emphasizes speed and agility. Ie. If you are a Full Back style of RB you need strictly power and speed so focus should on deadlifts, clean and jerk, bench press, squats, lunges and extremely powerful abdominal muscles for balance. Once you have established this move on to our version of the Herschel Walker workout program.
Note:Herschel Walker worked out constantly to keep is form, make sure you do the same. Also make sure you take a rest day once a week as well.
Do not attempt this program unless you've been cleared by a medical professional.
A planned nutritional meal plan is one of the most important aspects of any body composition change. Please see the nutrition section to learn about protein, carbohydrates and fats. The bottom line is to make sure to get 6 small meals during the day all having protein, veggies and fruit. Carbohydrates and protein during and after a workout for muscle recovery. This is needed for increasing muscle mass which will help with your basal metabolic rate (BMR).
All routines benefit from changing the sets, weight and reps week to week. This will help prevent a plateau. An example is:
Bicep training has no place in football since it's only there to look good. Focus on your bigger muscles and speed instead. It doesn't hurt to complete one or two exercises for them to maintain symmetry. Just don't get carried away.
Why do most trainers get their clients to write down their workouts? It is because it works. Recording your workouts allows you to track your progress, determine what is working and track your weight and measurements to see what is giving you results. This is the best $12.00 + shipping you'll ever spend on your body.