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Professional Rugby Player | Charley Thomas | Talks To Us About Nutrition

“Having worked with a variety of professional rugby players at Worcester Warriors, Edinburgh Rugby, and Bristol Rugby, Charley remains to be one of the most gifted athletes I have had the privilege to work with. 1,465 more words

Health & Fitness

One hundred words for rugby coaching

Given that the England soccer manager, Fabio Capello, believes that he only needs 100 words to talk to the players, I set out to produce a similiar list. 189 more words

Dan Cottrell

Not for Wusses - The Rugby Fitness Plan

Rugby fitness and conditioning is about balancing strength and power. Remember that power comes from explosiveness and strength is derived from how far your muscles can be pushed against resistance. 1,022 more words

Rugby Fitness

NZ thrill for Sevens Commonwealth games title, but don't biggest cheer

The biggest cheer at the Commonwealth games sevens came when the charismatic Indian sevens captain, Nasser Hussain scored their only try in their first game. 130 more words

Dan Cottrell

Day 25 of August pre season training tips: weights

August 25


I am not going to be giving specific weights programmes in this post. There are three good reasons. First, players have different access to gym facilities. 179 more words

Dan Cottrell

Day twenty of the August pre season training tips: warm down

August 20

Warm down

Pre season is a good time work on helping players maintain good habits. After each session, though the temptation will be to jump in the car and go, it is important to have some form of warm down. 123 more words

Dan Cottrell

Day nineteen of August pre season training tips: water

August 19


15. Water

Whatever the weather, players must drink. However too much water and they can reduce the effectiveness of the energy systems in their body. 172 more words

Dan Cottrell