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Cold cure for sores

Ice baths are crucial to post-match recovery, says Crofton Alexander. For rugby players to stay at the peak of their fitness, post-match recovery is vital. They need to be able…

All Blacks post training nutrition

Eat Right, Play Better!

Eating the right food, particularly pre- and post-match, can help optimise your fitness and reduce recovery times. This is particularly helpful towards the end of the season, when you might…

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Make the most of Half Time

Half-time can provide a crucial ten to 15 minutes for teams to regroup and refocus. It can be a turning point in any game. A team that wasn’t performing well…

Mark Cueto during an England training session

Mark Cueto – Sale Sharks and England

He may now be well known for the disallowed try at the World Cup Final in 2007 [clip below], but during the 2008/09 pre-season training we caught up with ‘Cuets’…

Squats at the Fitness Factory

Top Tips from the Fitness Factory

BACK IN the spring 2008, Rugby World invited readers to apply for a place in our new Fitness Factory. We chose six players and put them on a three-month fitness…