Harlequins

fitness massage

Mobility: the walking triangle

THIS MONTH’s workout is all about repairing your body. That may mean losing a few pounds, getting a soft tissue massage (above), working on your mobility – or all of…

Nick Evans and Nicolas Verdier

A fresh challenge for Nick Evans

By Katie Field NICK EVANS added an extra five-kilometre run to his pre-season training programme, and it was a run with a difference. The Harlequins fly-half completed the Standard Chartered…

strongman

Strength work: the carry medley

IT’S TIME to focus on the legs! The drive from the lower body is what’s going to make those tackles successful – and, at times, push you over the try…

single arm row

Building upper body strength: the bear crawl

WE'RE STARTING to work the upper body. John Dams, Harlequins' head of strength and conditioning, shows us some variations of the old classic, the bench press, in the September edition…

Mako Vunipola

Quins and Sarries in top-of-the-table clash

BEFORE WE'VE even had time to consider whether or not we can cope without the RBS 6 Nations, the good folks at Aviva Premiership Rugby have served us up a…

quins champions

Rugby Personality of the Year 2012

AT THE end of a rollercoaster year, the BBC’s annual Sports Personality of the Year bash was extravagant as it was tearful. We are desperately trying not to let go…

Justin Tipuric

Wales v Samoa: The Preview

The best way to describe Wales' performance against Argentina is flat. There was no energy, no spark and certainly none of the pizzazz that is now expected from the men…

Champions: Captain Chris Robshaw lifts Harlequins' first Premiership title

The music that makes Harlequins tick

HARLEQUINS WON their first Aviva Premiership title last season, beating Leicester in the final, and they are now going well on both the domestic and European fronts – but what…