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In this video, I'm going to share with you the biggest road block to significant muscle gain – and how to overcome it. If you're struggling to increase your muscle mass, then this podcast is for you! More  on Rugby Muscle: YouTube Instagram Facebook Group Website with Articles THE Rugby Conditioning Guide Rugby Muscle Elite 1on1 Coaching All things Rugby Muscle Join Our Free 5 Day Kick Off Program - How To Go From Out of Shape and Confused to YOUR BEST Athletic Performance: Rugby...
Published 11/23/22
Today I address some of my favorite "unconventional"... maybe even... "rugby-specific" exercises that I like to program for athletes. These do not replace meat and potato basic lifts (feels weird saying that as a vegetarian) but are pretty uncommon to see in a gym and are very useful for a lot of players. More  on Rugby Muscle: YouTube Instagram Facebook Group Website with Articles THE Rugby Conditioning Guide Rugby Muscle Elite 1on1 Coaching All things Rugby Muscle Join Our Free...
Published 11/12/22
Published 11/12/22
00:00 Intro 2:51 Nutrition is Everything 6:47 Simplicity is KEY 9:16 Consistency 13:59 Planned Pauses 17:15 Bulking 23:02 Conditioning v Fat loss 26:45 Performance Training More  on Rugby Muscle: YouTube Facebook Group Instagram Website with Articles THE Rugby Conditioning Guide Rugby Muscle Elite 1on1 Coaching All things Rugby Muscle Join Our Free 5 Day Kick Off Program - How To Go From Out of Shape and Confused to YOUR BEST Athletic Performance: Rugby Muscle Kick Off Support the show
Published 07/26/22
In this show: 00:00 Into 2:19    Conditioning 8:10    Strength Work 11:54  Skills 16:19  Game Time 21:03  Dogma Still Exists 24:36  The Higher Level Has Higher Stakes More on Rugby Muscle: Join Our Free 5 Day Kick Off Program - How To Go From Out of Shape and Confused to YOUR BEST Athletic Performance: Rugby Muscle Kick Off YouTube Instagram Facebook Group Website with Articles THE Rugby Conditioning Guide Rugby Muscle Elite 1on1 Coaching All things Rugby Muscle Support the show
Published 07/19/22
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Published 07/15/22
In this show: 00:00 Intro  2:17 Visualization   3:37 Pre-Season 7:19 Why is this  12:27 How this looks  14:1 Improvement  16:38 What makes a player better? More  on Rugby Muscle: Join Our Free 5 Day Kick Off Program How To Go From Out of Shape and Confused to YOUR BEST Athletic Performance YouTube Facebook Group Instagram Website with Articles THE Rugby Conditioning Guide Rugby Muscle Elite 1on1 Coaching All things Rugby Muscle Support the show
Published 07/12/22
We’d love a 5 star review, or a comment on YouTube - those things help out massively! Links for Ari: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Aristide-Guerriero Linkedin  More  on Rugby Muscle: YouTube Facebook Group Instagram Website with Articles THE Rugby Conditioning Guide Rugby Muscle Elite 1on1 Coaching All things Rugby Muscle Support the show
Published 07/06/22
Today we’re going to talk about the unnecessarily complicated realm of speed for rugby, why you all need it and why you might be getting it totally wrong! On this podcast 00:41 Why you need speed 4:12 Speed or Strength 6:32 Speed in the gym 7:32 Weighted Sleds and Deadmills for Speed Training 9:10  Hill Sprints for Speed 11:31 The Secret to Sprint training 14:12 Tips to keep getting faster More  on Rugby Muscle: YouTube Facebook Group Instagram Website with Articles THE Rugby...
Published 07/04/22
Today’s Rugby Muscle Podcast has the Pod’s favorite recurring guest and former cohost Alex come back as we explore a discussion on the Elite athletes of the world, and why you as a non-elite athlete might not what to learn from them in every way. In This Show: 1:50 Percentage of elite players 10:05 What elite athletes do 11:18 Take away from elite athletes 17:23 Elite players mindset 25:27 Elite athletes coaches and discipline  35:23 What we don't see 49:11 You don't need to be the...
Published 06/29/22
As an athlete who wants to get bigger and stronger, it’s natural to look to bodybuilders and powerlifters… the thing is - you probably shouldn’t! At least not to the extent that many do. This video goes into the overall need for strength and muscle for rugby and why you must train differently as an athlete to bodybuilders and powerlifters! On this podcast: 00:38 Intro 02:04 Bodybuilders, Powerlifters and Rugby Athletes 3:06 A great analogy 3:59 Exercise Selection 8:37 Exercise...
Published 06/27/22
Here is the new revised Rugby Physical Preparation Pyramid… exactly what you need to train for rugby performance! In this video I go into where I was wrong, what I changed and why this new one is better: 0:25 I was wrong 1:40 The New Rugby Physical Preparation Pyramid 3:07 Why my bias made me wrong 4:54 Overcomplicating strength and hypertrophy 8:00 Get Big, Get Strong 9:28 The base of the pyramid 10:25 Aerobic Capacity 12:59 Movement Control 17:15 IMPORTANT long term training...
Published 06/22/22
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Published 06/06/22
How much should you squat? or bench? Or Pull Up? or push press? Let's look at how STRONG rugby players should be... More on Rugby Muscle YouTube Instagram Facebook Group Website with Articles THE Rugby Conditioning Guide Rugby Muscle Elite 1on1 Coaching All things Rugby Muscle Support the show
Published 05/25/22
Today’s Rugby Muscle Podcast see’s Tj joined by the incredibly knowledgable Matt Vickery @jump.throw.lift - the guys discuss all the different things they’ve learned, their influences and how to get the best out of all different kinds of rugby players. We’d love a 5 star review, or a comment on YouTube - those things help out massively! In todays episode: Matt’s background in rugby and strength and conditioningWhat’s missing in the landscape of S&C from what you see?The importance of...
Published 05/04/22
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Published 05/04/22
Italy rugby rising with u20 and 6n success - are you seeing it? Your approach to S&C with the Bears (I notice a lot of heavy barbell lifting) What is rugby specific Speed about and how do we train it? Primer sessions for rugby How do you differentiate older/younger athletes Do you use extra sessions with particular athletes that need it? Pre training Screening Process for rugby How has grappling influenced your coaching? Or is there something from Judo that rugby players could do...
Published 04/27/22
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Published 04/25/22
Today I’m joined by Keir Wenham Flatt of Rugby Strength Coach and Strength Coach Network. We discuss his current working life and how he got there before getting deep into the questions listed below. This was a great chat and I think you’ll really get some penny-dropping moments, if you do, please give us 5 stars, comment and subscribe! The questions: If you had one rugby rugby player to coach who had a decent background, but wanted to go to the next level - how would you approach coaching...
Published 04/07/22
Today we’re building on last weeks video about keeping playing rugby as you get older. Ideas on how to progress, avoid injuries and keep on going! More  on Rugby Muscle: Instagram YouTube Facebook Group Website with Articles THE Rugby Conditioning Guide Rugby Muscle Elite 1on1 Coaching All things Rugby Muscle Support the show (http://rugby-muscle.com)
Published 04/05/22
Questions: - How to recover from a very demanding rugby game and when to start training rugby or gym? - Can you improve your rugby just doing full cleans, power jerks, squats and deadlifts? - Help staying on track while on vacation - Can you do a weighted squat jumps video or any other video for explosiveness and driving power? I'm trying to work on my explosiveness and driving power since I tend to get driven backwards. I don't have a sled or anything, just a conventional weight room -...
Published 03/31/22
In this Podcast I’m joined by Dan Cottrell of Rugby Coach Weekly, a fantastic thinker about all things rugby. We go off on the deep end in this one and get stuck into why rugby players play the game, what happening to the game and what you as a rugby player or a coach can do about it. More  on Rugby Muscle: Instagram YouTube Facebook Group Website with Articles THE Rugby Conditioning Guide Rugby Muscle Elite 1on1 Coaching All things Rugby Muscle Support the show (http://rugby-muscle.com)
Published 03/30/22
This video discusses the approach you must take to keep playing rugby as you age. Whether you want to continue playing at your best, come back to the game, keep improving as you get older or just play some vets rugby… this video will give you 4 big tips to help with your training to do so. More  on Rugby Muscle: Instagram YouTube Facebook Group Website with Articles THE Rugby Conditioning Guide Rugby Muscle Elite 1on1 Coaching All things Rugby Muscle Support the show...
Published 03/29/22
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Published 03/18/22
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Published 03/16/22