Your time is valuable, whether you are studying at school or university, working a stressful job, or raising a family, you should ensure the time you put aside to hit the gym is used as effectively as possible. An effective workout is not dictated by how much you sweat or feeling like you are going […]
A recent study posted in the Journal Of Strength and Conditioning Research aimed to find if there is a correlation between size and on field performance. It’s obvious that over the years rugby players have become bigger and bigger. Many top clubs now focus intensely on getting their players bigger and heavier to aid them […]
Exercises vary depending on position but there are several exercises that all rugby players should perform. The game has evolved over the years and is now more dynamic than ever. Every player needs to be able to ruck, maul and tackle in the open field and this requires a lot of explosive strength, muscular endurance […]
Rippetoe’s Starting Strength is one of the most popular strength gaining programs ever made. We have decided to launch a series of downloadable training PDFs which includes all the best programs ever made so that you can simply download and print them off. All PDFs are designed to be simple to follow, clean, professional and […]
Is there any better feeling than putting in a huge hit? When the crowd give you a chorus of “Ooohs!” with a visible flinch, you know you’ve done your best. Unfortunately, these tackles are few and far between, but by following these simple tips you have a much better chance of making those crunching tackles […]
After a summer of holidays, overeating, beer and the occasional BBQ, attention begins to turn to the dreaded pre-season training. The initial thoughts of pre-season are usually ‘shit, need to get fit, lets go for a long plodding run’. But why is this seen as the norm? Lets take a step back for a minute […]
Rugby is a multifaceted sport that requires the individual to have a high level of fitness and on point rugby nutrition. Fitness can be described as the ability to meet the demands of ones environment and within the sport of rugby these demands are broad and range from the physical to the psychological. As the […]
NFL and Rugby are very similar sports. Both require vast amount of strength, power and speed. In this article we go over a few popular NFL drills that would help any rugby player improve their game.
To all too many people, the boots that are worn during a rugby match are there simply to make sure that you aren’t barefoot. This is a pretty common misconception, as the boots that are worn during a match can seem deceptively unimportant, although that is clearly not the case as you dig a little […]
Ever run into tackles and the ball just shoots out from your grip? Ever start running and due to weak ball control/grip you drop the ball and end a try scoring opportunity? If you are one of these players this article will be of great benefit to you.