The off-season is all about getting back to peak fitness. In order to accomplish this, Fitzgerald does horizontal box jumps, Olympic lifting, and a slew of squat variations to cultivate leg strength. But Welle and Cardinals strength and conditioning coach John Lott, are sure to tailor more of his workouts to the needs of his job: running, jumping, and catching. This means footwork drills that keep him nimble, nonstop sprints, and hand-specific workouts to help him hold onto his nickname, "Sticky Fingers."
Credit: Rebecca Zenefski
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