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Rugby World fitness: lift like Tendai Mtawarira

Rugby World fitness: lift like Tendai Mtawarira

Throwing other forwards above his head like sacks of fresh air is a specialty for South Africa prop Tendai Mtawarira, ‘The Beast’. Hours of meaningful gym work have made it…

Parmiter's School

Parmiter’s School train with Lucozade Sport!

WE TEAMED up with the Lucozade Sport Kit-Out Project earlier this season to give away £3000-worth of kit, nutrition and training advice, and it was Parmiter’s School in Hertfordshire who…

Garmin Vivofit

Garmin vivofit review

Rugby players love their training kit and tech, so they’ll be interested in Garmin’s new vivofit, a stylish new fitness tracker that would not look too shabby on your wrist.  The…

Sweet tooth: follow Matt Lovell's advice about what to eat instead of these!

Want to lose weight? Here’s how… Part 1

Portions and protein “Cut down on the size of your portions,” says Lovell. “If you’re used to having four slices of toast for breakfast, eat three instead, and just half…

Mini Rugby Video: How to push pass

Mini Rugby Video: How to push pass

EVEN SOME of the world’s best rugby players struggle to pass well off both hands, so it’s important for mini players to practise this skill. Whether you’re a front-rower or…

Rugby World fitness: Spring like Israel Folau

Rugby World fitness: Spring like Israel Folau

LOOKING TO improve your rugby fitness?  Take a look at this video for three gym exercises that will help you get more height in your vertical jump and more spring…