Month: September 2018

Fitness

They say races are won in the winter…

There’s a loose saying amongst cycle racers that their (summer) races are won in the winter… and what they mean is that, rather than putting their feet up in front of a warm fire, they put in the hard yards, early starts and long hours over the winter months to make sure that they’re in …

Rugby Fitness

Rugby Under 15s Fitness – Part 2 – Destabilising the core

In Part One, we’ve focused on instilling good technique that works your core effectively. In Part Two we’re adding some ideas to engage more muscles in your abdomen and make your code work harder. A ‘normal’ plank concentrates on the layers to the front and middle of your core, so you can extend that to …

Rugby Fitness

Rugby Under 15s Fitness – Part 1 – Start at the core

As we start back in the new season it would be good to start getting some routine exercises alongside Thursday (and Sunday) training, so to help we’re going to give you some tips each week to help build some workouts that hopefully you’ll be able to find time for. Important note, this isn’t a competition …