Taking Part

London Irish’s Army training camp

London Irish’s Army training camp

LONDON IRISH joined the Army in pre-season and spent a week at the Sir John Moore Barracks in Winchester, where they tested their firing skills on the shooting range, completed the…

Fitness Conditioning

Develop general strength and fitness

WE’RE delighted to announce a major signing this month – John Dams, one of the world’s foremost strength and conditioning experts, joins us as our new fitness editor. He starts…

Jonny Wilkinson

Jonny Wilkinson’s coaching surprise

CAN YOU imagine Jonny Wilkinson turning up at your Saturday morning training session? The Toulon and former England fly-half took time out of his busy schedule to surprise Southwark Tigers…

Kick start your pre-season training!

Kick start your pre-season training!

AFTER A few weeks off, it’s time to start preparing your body for next season. Pre-season training should be tough, but if you put in the hard work now it’ll…

Dan Norton England

Go behind the scenes with Dan Norton

ENGLAND 7s speedster Dan Norton set a new record at the 2013 Glasgow 7s, by taking his try-scoring tally to 40 for the season – more than any other England…

How to get in peak condition

How to get in peak condition

JOHN DAMS, Rugby World fitness editor and Harlequins’ head of strength and conditioning, has highlighted two great conditioning exercises. They are fantastic exercises for the front-five forwards in particular and…

Build some serious strength!

Build some serious strength!

PRE-SEASON is in full swing, and it’s now time to make some considerable strength gains. You should also be looking to increase the volume of your training over the next…

Mix up your rugby training regime

Mix up your rugby training regime

FANCY A change from your regular rugby drills? Well, why not vary your training regime this summer by trying other sports. It’s a great way of improving your fitness and…

How to perfect your gym technique

How to perfect your gym technique

Make sure you reap the maximum benefits in the gym with our instructional videos explaining the correct technique for four key weights exercises… THE BENCH PRESS THE DEAD-LIFT THE OVERHEAD…