WELLNESS
02/03/2013 09:18 am ET

Unexpected Workouts Of NFL Players

Atlanta Falcons free safety Thomas DeCoud (28) stretches during an NFL football practice Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, in Flowery
Atlanta Falcons free safety Thomas DeCoud (28) stretches during an NFL football practice Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, in Flowery Branch, Ga. . The Atlanta Falcons have good reason to respect the dual-threat skills of San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick when they meet in the NFC Championship Sunday. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

It's no secret that athletes crosstrain for their sports in various ways. To stay dynamic it's important to work different muscles to challenge your body. Professional football players engage in an incredibly strenuous sport that demands immense stamina, quick instincts, coordination and speed. But they wouldn't get through it without some of the more unsung activities like swimming and yoga.

With the Super Bowl coming up, we wanted to give some attention to the less conventional ways that certain NFL players get their mojo. Don't be surprised if you see one of these players in your next Pilates class!

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