Super Bowl LV is more than a showdown of two of the league’s most dangerous quarterbacks in Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes. It’s also a showdown of the game’s most fitness-obsessed signal-callers.
And that obsession with fitness just may have something to do with how Brady and Mahomes got here — and how they both hope to stay on top. On Sunday at Raymond James Stadium, they’ll face off in a unique duel of playing styles that are driven by equally unique training styles.
Neither quarterback looks the part: You’re more likely to see both Brady and Mahomes holding a six-pack than sporting one. But both train far harder than you realize, and their workouts have direct ramifications for their (very different) playing styles.
On one side, there’s Brady, the Tampa Bay Bucs’ ageless signal-caller, and a quarterback who