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Jamie Heaslip

Jamie Heaslip’s charity work

JAMIE HEASLIP is best known for his feats on the rugby field for Leinster and Ireland. After all, he has starred on the world stage with strong performances from No…

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Learn how to maintain your Lean Mass

Four- to six-week dedicated spells will help you stay lean up top, writes Darren Grewcock Bench Press The daddy of upper-body exercises, this is a good test of where you’re…

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How to train hard without too much strain on your body

Cardio combinations and circuits have a minimal impact on the body, says Darren Grewcock Cross-trainer & Press-ups Combining sets of 30-second reps on the cross-trainer – sprint-steady-sprint-steady – with press-ups…

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Having asthma as a player won’t hold you back

Having asthma doesn’t mean you can’t be as fit as the next athlete. Ireland team doctor Eanna Falvey gives you the low-down Baseline asthma can be related to an allergy…

Rugby World's Paul Morgan gets advice from Dr Kavouras

Hydration is key to success

Hydration is important for all rugby players and one of the key things to remember is that we might be dehydrated and not even know it, writes Dr Stavros Kavouras…