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Assault Bike Workouts To Complement Rugby Training

Much like rowing, air bike workouts provide a full-body burn that can leave you as exhausted as rugby training. What is an assault bike? Your greatest love and worst enemy all at once.

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The rugger’s guide to jump rope training

How do you keep training for rugby through the quarantine? Grab a jump rope and get to skipping. Here’s our guide to jumping rope for rugby.

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2020 Rugby Resolutions

It’s that time of year again. Every January, millions of resolutions are made and broken within days. By now you’ve probably heard multiple people say ‘I’m never drinking again’ or ‘I’m done with sugar’. Why is that? We’d argue that

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Outside backs rugby training concepts

Outside backs in rugby rely on a rare combination of strength, speed and speed endurance. Here’s a breakdown of the training methodologies you should use as an outside back.

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Rugby Diet – what should you have for breakfast?

Breakfast should do more than just provide you with calories. It should be good for you too. With seven different options to choose from, you can have a different breakfast every day of the week.

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Rugby Strength: Do Less for Better Results

With shorter, more targeted workouts, you’ll have all the time and energy you need to do justice to all the other aspects of rugby training and recover better too.

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How strong should you be to play rugby?

How strong do you need to be to play rugby? If you are asking this question, the answer is probably “stronger than you are now!” Strength is, after all, the foundation of every other type of training that you do.

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Why 5×5 is bad for rugby players

While any strength training is better than no strength training, if you are going lift weights for rugby, it makes sense to try and get the best results from your time and effort. 5×5 is a popular type of strength training, but it is not ideal for ruggers.

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