NFL Fans Baffled With Nick Chubb Squatting 675 Pounds Without Safety: “Why Are Professional Athletes Training Like This?”

Published 05/10/2022, 3:18 PM EDT

Nick Chubb, the running back of the Cleveland Browns, is among the best RBs in the league. He is a crucial part of the Browns’ offense, as he has terrorized many opposition defenses.

The Cleveland Browns had drafted Chubb from Georgia with the 35th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. Since then, he has been a top player for them. He is well known for his speed and strength, which helps him to get past the defense while carrying the ball.


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Most of the running backs of the NFL are seen putting immense work in the Gym. They have a tough workout, which enables them to excel on the field. This is because Running Backs take a lot of hits during the game. As a result, they need to work on their speed, strength, and explosiveness to excel in their position.


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Nick Chubb was recently spotted squatting 675 pounds in the Gym without any belt. The amount of weight he was lifting while doing the squats was immense, and it’s not normal for an athlete to do that. Moreover, the NFL Fans on Twitter were baffled after seeing this, as they think that professional athletes should not lift this much to avoid injuries.

Here is how they reacted on Twitter:

While some people criticized Chubb for lifting so much weight, others were simply left stunned by his effort in the Gym.

Nick Chubb is ready to work with the new Browns’ offense


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The Cleveland Browns offense has a very different look for the next season. At the quarterback position, it will be Deshaun Watson instead of Baker Mayfield. Whereas, Amari Cooper has replaced Jarvis Landry as the primary WR of the team.

HOUSTON, TEXAS – DECEMBER 27: Quarterback Deshaun Watson #4 of the Houston Texans walks the field during warm ups prior to the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at NRG Stadium on December 27, 2020 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)

Nick Chubb will certainly enjoy being part of a better offense. However, expectations will be very high from him, considering the team has put better personnel around him. Even though Deshaun might miss some games at the start of the season, the Browns will have playoff aspirations this year.


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They did make it to the playoffs two seasons ago, where Baker Mayfield led them to a win in the Wildcard game. As a result, Deshaun Watson, who will be returning to play on the field will also have immense pressure on him.

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Abhimanyu Chaudhary

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Abhimanyu Chaudhary is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration at Sharda University. Abhimanyu has been a life-long fan of the Los Angeles Lakers and Liverpool FC.