Stanford Football Training Upside-Down
It makes sense that an institution as cerebral and forward-thinking as Stanford would implement some unconventional training techniques for its athletic teams. Yet that still didn’t prepare us for when we saw an Instagram photo of LB Trent Murphy hanging from the ceiling like a bat.
According to Murphy’s photo, the exercise is designed to work his core muscles as well as his grip strength. In light of Stanford football’s sterling 35–5 record over the past three seasons, we’re not going to dispute that whatsoever.