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Top 10 Tips for Getting Bigger for Rugby Gym Rugby 

Top 10 Tips for Getting Bigger for Rugby

It is no news that rugby players have gotten bigger since the game turned professional. And it is basic physics that the bigger the player the more momentum they can generate to dominate the collision.  Bigger players have an advantage. But that size can’t be useless weight. To be an effective player you need get stronger and more explosive too. You can’t just get muscle bound and slow. And the wrong training program can lead this plus the risk of injury. Read on for our Top 10 Tips for Getting…

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8 Rugby Endurance Training Tips From The Pros Gym Rugby 

8 Rugby Endurance Training Tips From The Pros

If you’re looking to improve your stamina for the new rugby season, then these eight tips may come in handy during pre-season… 1.Incorporate Interval Training Research has shown that performing regular bouts of interval training (about 2-3 times a week), can improve your VO2 max (improved oxygen utilization uptake) and reduce the risk of overuse injuries, by helping keep overall training volume down. 2.Progressive Overload Whether it be weight, speed or reps, you need to ensure that you continue to overload your muscles to ensure positive adaptions. The improvements only…

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13 Types of People You Find in Any Gym Gym 

13 Types of People You Find in Any Gym

The gym is the kind of place you either love or hate (or totally avoid in some cases), however no matter which gym you go to you will always find the same groups of people every time. Here are the 13 types of people you are guaranteed to find in every gym across the world; 1. The Naked Old Dude For some reason it seems that as guys age their sense of appropriateness diminishes rapidly, this is no more apparent than in the gym. The Naked Old Dude is the…

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The Simple Workout Plan To Help Rugby Players Get Stronger Gym Rugby 

The Simple Workout Plan To Help Rugby Players Get Stronger

If you’re looking to get stronger for game day, this simple workout plan could be exactly what you need as a rugby player… The first time you do StrongLifts 5×5 you start with workout A. Two days later you do workout B. So first week is A/B/A, second week B/A/B, third week A/B/A, and so on. Like this… Here’s how StrongLifts 5×5 will work each muscle in your body using only three compound exercises per workout, three times a week, for about 45 minutes per workout… Abs. Your abs have…

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CrossFit May Be Nonsense, But The Women Are Incredible Gym 

CrossFit May Be Nonsense, But The Women Are Incredible

CrossFit has got a bad rep, and rightly so in many cases (take this video for example). However, one thing we do not doubt is that the women involved in CrossFit are incredible… Happy birthday to my big sis @heatherhippensteel. 💕 Missing you in San Diego and wish I could enjoy a piece of cake with you today. 😋 ⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ #BirthdayGirl #VegasAgain ? 😂 A post shared by Lauren Fisher (@laurenfisher) on Jun 13, 2017 at 1:36pm PDT Friends trip to Big Bear was a total success. However, I'm…

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