Julian Edelman recently took us through the strength and conditioning program he uses to stay in peak physical condition. If you don’t know Edelman’s story by now, you should. He played QB throughout his high school and collegiate career but didn’t receive an invite to the 2009 NFL Combine. He was discovered at another player’s Pro Day when he ran the short shuttle in 3.91 seconds, .05 seconds faster than anyone at that year’s NFL Combine. He was drafted by the New England Patriots and switched positions to wide receiver. In 2013, Edelman had the best receiving season of his career with 105 catches for 1,056 yards and six touchdowns. He returned a career-high 35 punts for 374 yards. In this workout guide, you will learn: Various types of upper body exercises that build essential muscle, tendon, and ligament groups Lower body exercises that help increase leg power Footwork drills to develop your foot speed, quickness, and coordination Conditioning drills that improve explosiveness and fluidity of motion Edelman seems to be continuing his trend from last year as Tom Brady’s favorite receiver. He’s been one of the best offensive players on the New England Patriots through the first few games and is beloved by fantasy football players who have him on their team. Keep an eye out for Edelman in 2014, and if you have dreams of performing at his level, download his workout guide below. You won’t believe the amount of hard work and dedication it takes to play as a wide receiver in the NFL.