Virtually all football players, including the NFL’s biggest stars, look to up their game during the offseason with specialized workouts to address weaker areas of performance and to gain an edge on the gridiron.
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews and New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. turned to Sasquatch, the shy, super-sized simian from the Pacific Northwest to take their fitness program (and hair) to the next level.
The Sasquatch Workout — previously available only on video cassette tape — presents a number of woodsy variations on workout staples, from beaver squats to pike presses.
The secret to effective beaver squats is keeping one’s back straight.
For centuries, fish mongers and grizzly bears have recognized the trapezoidal benefits to salmon thrusts.
Pike presses are best done in a well ventilated space.
SWATTING AT INSECTS
Swatting at insects develops eye-hand coordination and minimizes bites.
WHO IS IT FOR?
Are you a worker outer? Do you like muscles? How much can you bench? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions then, according to Matthews, the Sasquatch Workout is for you.
While Matthews and Beckham use the unorthodox fitness program to hawk Jack Link’s beef jerky, there are high-protein, meat-free snacking alternatives for 300-pound vegans like former Chicago Bears lineman David Carter.
Primal Spirit Foods of Moundsville, West Virginia, offers vegan jerky in a variety of flavors including Thai Peanut, Mesquite Lime, Hickory Smoked and Texas BBQ.