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Russell Wilson Workout: NFL Quarterback

Russell Wilson Saturday Workout

Russell Wilson and Todd Durkin sometimes got together for Saturday workouts. They would use the day for a combination of TRX and core exercises. Here is the routine that they would often use:

TRX Quarterback Workout:

Ab exercises:

  • Hover Plank
  • Side Plank
  • Split Squat Superband Rotations
  • Superband Chops
  • Bicycle Crunches
  • Oblique Crunches

Russell Wilson Seahawks Videos

Seahawks Off-Season Workout Video:

Russell Wilson Seahawks Superbowl Video (behind the scenes):

Quarterback Warm-Ups

Every day, Todd Durkin starts his quarterbacks off with a warm-up. He says you want to start with a dynamic warm-up to really get the blood flowing. Todd Durkin says that:

A warmup should not be easy. Don’t think that 5 minutes on a treadmill is enough.

Instead, Durkin’s NFL quarterback warm-ups are a workout in themselves, consisting of:

Quarterback Warm Ups Russell Wilson Workout

Russell Wilson Diet

The Russell Wilson diet is based on what his trainer, Todd Durkin, tells him to eat. Todd Durkin lives by the Paleo Diet. He uses his associate, Craig Valency C.S.C.S., to help make sure the quarterbacks are eating right. In the link, he talks about the Paleo Diet and how to eat.


  • 2 gluten-free Pancakes
  • 4 strips bacon
  • Berries or Cantaloupe

Post-workout snack:

  •   Muscle Milk recovery shake


  • Grilled chicken breast, fish fillet, or shrimp
  • Brown Rice and Green salad or Green beans


  •   Muscle Milk recovery shake


  • Grilled chicken breast, fish fillet, or shrimp
  • Fried green tomatoes
  • Green beans, Spinach, Broccoli


  • Fruit, and/or
  • Muscle Milk recovery shake

Russell Wilson is allowed to cheat on his diet every now and then. But, the closer it gets to the NFL season, the more Wilson gets strict about what he eats on the Paleo diet.

Russell Wilson Diet

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