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2. Find a way to stay healthier
Staying injury-free isn‘t always staying lucky; often it‘s the residue of training hard, training long and training right. For LaMarr Woodley, linebackers coach Keith Butler said that means a greater emphasis on getting his hamstrings in shape. For Troy Polamalu, it could be as simple as staying slimmer in the offseason.
Interesting to read that Woodley is not the only one accused of not missing many meals during the offseason.
Last summer Ryan Clark also observed Troy packs on the pounds after the season ends.
Troy Polamalu attended all of the Steelers‘ offseason practices this year for the first time in some time. Being able to see Polamalu during the spring was the reason why teammate and good friend Ryan Clark said people were stunned by his appearance. “Troy is Samoan, and he is the smallest Samoan I have ever seen play football,” he said. “Sometimes he is going to get a little fat. He likes to eat. He always looks like that in the offseason.”