Originally posted on Sportress of Blogitude
By Jason Rowan  |  Last updated 2/16/17

Trout isn't just insanely talented, but he puts in that work. Kevin Sousa-USA TODAY Sports

This just in. Mike Trout puts himself through inordinately more grueling workout routines than those performed by mere mortals.

The Los Angeles Angeles slugger shared a video from a grueling workout that was evidently a sadistic sendoff from his trainer before he departed for spring training. As mentioned, most regular folks — and perhaps even Trout’s fellow major leaguers — put forth this kind of effort.

Trout is seen in the video running with a considerable amount of weight strapped over his shoulders courtesy of a barbell.

A post shared by Mike Trout (@miketrout) on

Wow. Talk about impressive.

As noted by CBS Sports’ Matt Snyder, it’s difficult to ascertain whether Trout is trudging along — incredibly quickly, mind you — with 135 pounds on his shoulders or 225 pounds or some weight in between.

Either way, if that’s the kind of backbreaking work needed to stay in shape as arguably the best player in Major League Baseball, Trout deserves an enormous amount of credit.

This article first appeared on Sportress of Blogitude and was syndicated with permission.

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