Fitness

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Improve your core strength

A STRONG core is essential for both backs and forwards in rugby, so make sure you dedicate enough time to it in the gym. There are all sorts of exercises…

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A drill to increase your speed

NOW WE’RE more than half way through the season, it’s possible that you’re starting to feel a little sluggish. If you want to increase your speed, try this drill on…

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How to cool down after a match

A GOOD cool down regime is essential to get your body on the road to recovery after a match or training session. The aim is to get your body back…

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A warm up drill to keep the chill at bay

WE’RE FEELING the cold here at Rugby World this week, and because we know how important it is to warm up properly before you play a game of rugby, or…

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…

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…

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…