A warm Melbourne week began on Monday with the Storm playing group out on Gosch's Paddock for an intense conditioning and skills session.

Take a look at the best pictures from the session as the players battled the heat as temperatures rose during the morning.

Ben Hampton takes a drink.

 

Dayne Weston pushes on.

 

Jordan McLean works hard out on Gosch's Paddock.

 

Travis Robinson gets ready to take off.

 

Craig Bellamy observes training.

 

Slade Griffin powers through the heat.

 

Tim Glasby darts in and out of the obstacle course.

 

Matt Duffie strides out at the beginning of the session.

 

Dean Britt works on his agility.

 

Kevin Proctor tests his agility.

 

Off and racing.

 

Kenny Bromwich pushes himself.

 

Felise Kaufusi all smiles during the session on Gosch's Paddock.