5 top rugby specific exercises with Peter Stridgeon
Gym work today boys and girls. Now, searching through youtube there are hundreds upon hundreds of videos from some rather hench individuals who explain why their workouts will get you shredded in 30 days. This is all well and good, but let’s take a quick look and some rugby specific movements that will directly improve your game ON the pitch, not just in front of the mirror.
Here are some big compound whole body exercises that, shock horror, aren’t all squats, bench presses and deadlifts. To do this RuckThis are turning to England Rugby and British and Irish Lions fitness coach Paul Stridgeon. Peter takes us through 5 exercises that should be added into our gym sessions to improve our rugby specific target areas. You get some core strength, some pulling some pushing and some hamstring injury prevention thrown in too.
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