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Wasps and England scrum-half Joe Simpson talks us through his post-match fitness routine… As soon as I come off the pitch, I have a recovery shake to replace fluids and…

How to program your mind for mental fitness to make your dreams come true A LEADING brain training coach has explained how the power of the mind inspired hero Ronan…

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Rugby World caught up the ‘Junkyard dog’ when England came calling the second time around, to talk about his addiction to World of Warcraft, becoming a better golfer and being…

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…

Taking creatine to enhance fitness and performance has become second nature for a lot of professional players. Former England team nutritionist Roz Kadir explores the pros and cons of this…

Prior to his career being plagued with injury, Rugby World caught up with Simon to discuss practical jokes, Buzz Lightyear, screaming like a girl and a common case of mistaken…

Nobody can know how big a part altitude played in the Lions’ downfall this summer. But certainly the decision to play Tests in Pretoria and Johannesburg, 6,000ft above sea level,…

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…

Rugby World headed north into Warrior territory to catch up with John ‘JB’ Barclay to chat about getting lost all the time, his pre-match routine, and having a short attention…

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…