Last year, Texans defensive end J.J. Watt spent his offseason crashing at his college buddy's house and basically doing nothing but working out. This year, Watt has decided that he needs to step his training up a bit, and so he's purchased a secluded cabin in the woods, where he will live and train and presumably complete his transformation into a solitary super hero who can only be lured back into civilization when there are quarterbacks to be sacked or an invading alien horde to be repelled.

Watt says his cabin is "in the middle of nowhere" in Wisconsin, and he plans on turning the barn into a full-scale gym. Here's how he described it to the Houston Chronicle:

"It's really minimalistic," Watt said. "The only thing I have to focus on is training and that's the way I like it. There's no frills, there's nothing to distract you up here."

His description of his new offseason home: "It's just an empty space and a log cabin and snow."

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"It basically is who I am," Watt said. "My friends said if we were to look at a house that's you, (the cabin) is it."

This sounds like a really great plan, although I am a little worried that Watt won't be able to take the pack of wolves that he will inevitably become the leader of back to Houston with him.

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[Houston Chronicle]