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 […]
When and how did you get started with rugby? I started playing rugby at the age of five. As a child, I always looked up to my older brother; he was a big fan of rugby and everywhere we went, a rugby ball wasn’t too far away. What keeps you motivated? My love for the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Is getting too bulky a disadvantage for rugby players? There is a lot of emphasis on gaining size to play rugby these days but it does have a negative aspect and you should be aware on how it will effect you.