What is the best way to become a more agile rugby player? Balance baby, balance. Ever notice how the agilest rugby players can accelerate from any body position? Yup, this article will show you how they do it.
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Research suggests that just one or two workouts per week can maintain strength and power during the in-season period, and if you build your workouts around compound exercises, you can stay strong with just three exercises per workout.
How can you use gymnastic strength training to become a better rugby player? Our training team explains how gymnastics programs can be the best bet for developing strength while maintaining mobility.
How much cardio do rugby players need? The answer is it depends on your levels of fitness, position and goals for the upcoming season.
Rugby and strength training can both be tough on your joints. Here are Ruck Science’s 5 rules for successful joint-friendly strength training for rugby.
How do you manage to train for rugby while you’re on a business trip? Here are some quick tips for business trip workouts to keep you fit for your game on Saturday.
What are the best single-limb movements for rugby players to use to develop strength for the rugby field? Here’s our breakdown of the top nine movements.
Speed is one of the most intimidating factors in rugby. The faster you can sprint, the better you can intercept and evade the opposition, and be in the right place at the right time to attack, score, or defend.
Power is crucial in rugby. The more you produce, the harder you hit and the faster you can cover the field. Try these power exercises for rugby players.
If you MUST train for rugby despite being injured, these strategies may allow you to exercise without making your existing problems worse.
Here are EIGHT strength training methods you can use in the gym to make your strength training workouts more rugby specific. You’ll undoubtedly raise a few eyebrows with these methods but your rugby performance will soar as a result!
Wrestling drills for rugby fitness Training Team May 10, 2017 Conditioning, Core, Training Training for rugby has come a very long way in the last 20-years, especially since becoming a professional sport. Before 1995, players did very little off-pitch training,
Developing muscular endurance for the rugby field April 12, 2017 / Training Team / endurance, strength, training Rugby is a sport where strength and power are undeniably king. Scrummaging, tackling, and sprinting for the line are all good examples of
Best rugby training blogs of the year February 14, 2017 / Training Team / Defense, Training Today we’ve finally gotten around to wrapping up 2016 by giving you the top rugby training blogs of the year. The articles are ranked
Battling off season weight gain December 6, 2016 / Calvin Harrell / Diet, Health, Training From try time to dinner time, sidelines to side dishes the holidays are fast approaching, and many rugby players across the country find themselves on
Lower-body conditioning for rugby – get a sled October 19, 2016 / Tim Howard / Conditioning, Training When it comes to effective training program design, specificity is king. In simple terms, your body adapts to the exercises you do. If
Wait, put down the dumbbells! We don’t mean bicep curls. Jefferson Curls are the best exercise for rugby players – never heard of them, hey?
Unconventional rugby training using odd objects July 26, 2016 / Training Team / Core, strength, Training Chaos is a state of disorder where a present condition or circumstance cannot accurately predict future conditions. Rugby is chaotic. It’s less like a
Why rugby players should train Jiu Jitsu July 12, 2016 / Tim Howard / Core, endurance, Training Elite rugby players and coaches are always looking for an advantage over their competition. The Scottish rugby union’s coaching program, for example, runs
Gym workout for lineout jumpers who also lift May 3, 2016 / Training Team / Flankers, Training There was a time in rugby before the game became professional when lineouts were much more evenly contested than they are today. Way back
Bear Complex – single bar rugby strength workout April 13, 2016 / Training Team / Strength, Training, Workouts Single-bar barbell complexes are a challenging training method that can be used by amateur rugby players to achieve many strength and conditioning
Rugby training drills from the Ohio Aviators April 7, 2016 / Training Team / Attack, Drills, Training We shouldn’t be breaking news by telling you there’s a professional rugby league starting in the United States. Pro Rugby‘s inaugural season is
Should rugby players lift for size, strength or both? In this article we lay out the case for rugby players training to get stronger rather than bigger.
Increase your Vo2 max threshold and your ability to replicate bursts of high-intensity with the help of our cardio program for rugby flankers.
Everybody wants a workout program to gives them rugby legs. Today, we bring you the best rugby leg workout for gains in strength and lower body power.
IOO rowing is the best cardio training for rugby players. Every rugger can follow these rowing programs and develop their cardio base this off season.
How do you steal more ball at the breakdown? Try thees ruck stealing drills and learn to master breakdown poaching like a top rugby flanker.