Top-10 Posts of 2012: #8, “The NEW Way to Prep for the NFL”

The NY Giants play an integral part in today’s post. They’re on the verge of the playoffs, thanks to the defensive play of lineman Justin Tuck and by winning the field-position game thanks to Punter Steve Weatherford. Tuck and Weatherford spent the vast majority of their off-season doing Egoscue and Patch Fitness, and their play this year has been inspiring. Here’s a glimpse of how they spent their off-season.

largeEver heard of “Puke Hill”? If not, you’re lucky. Let’s just say it’s appropriately named. Think of the longest, steepest hill you’ve ever seen. Now sprint up it. Or carry someone piggy-back style up it. Or bear crawl up it. Just don’t puke.

For decades, thousands of NFL players have tested their mettle week in and week out during the season. They have also put their bodies to the test during their off-season workouts. A select group, some of the best of the best–John Lynch, Junior Seau, and Brian Urlacher to name a few–have tested themselves physically and mentally. Theyhave attempted to not let Puke Hill get the best of them.



QUESTION: Would you be able to conquer Puke Hill?