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The Rugby Muscle Podcast – Gym, Training, Diet and Strength and Conditioning. The podcast for rugby players of all ages and abilities that will help you lose fat, add muscle, strength and power and perform better on the pitch than ever before, with expert guests and unique stories from around the world, the Rugby Muscle Podcast cuts the crap to give you a simple no BS approach to your nutrition and training.

The Rugby Muscle Podcast Rugby Muscle: Gym, Training, Diet and Strength and Conditioning

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The Rugby Muscle Podcast – Gym, Training, Diet and Strength and Conditioning. The podcast for rugby players of all ages and abilities that will help you lose fat, add muscle, strength and power and perform better on the pitch than ever before, with expert guests and unique stories from around the world, the Rugby Muscle Podcast cuts the crap to give you a simple no BS approach to your nutrition and training.

    Elite Athletes - Can You Be One? What Can You Learn?

    Elite Athletes - Can You Be One? What Can You Learn?

    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 0.001%
    54:25 Real athletes and principles


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    • 56 min
    Why You Should NOT Train Like a Bodybuilder or Powerlifter (even to get bigger and stronger)

    Why You Should NOT Train Like a Bodybuilder or Powerlifter (even to get bigger and stronger)

    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 Execution
    13:24 Rep Ranges
    17:54 Progression
    21:10 Year on year improvement
    24:48 Conclusion
    28:22 Motivation


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    • 30 min
    S&C For Rugby Explained? A Revised Rugby Physical Preparation Pyramid

    S&C For Rugby Explained? A Revised Rugby Physical Preparation Pyramid

    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 points


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    • 19 min
    Yoga, Cardio For Props, Training Whilst Traveling and Bulking/Speed Tips - Rugby Muscle Q&A

    Yoga, Cardio For Props, Training Whilst Traveling and Bulking/Speed Tips - Rugby Muscle Q&A

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    • 38 min
    Strength Standards for Rugby Players - How Strong Do You Need To Be?!

    Strength Standards for Rugby Players - How Strong Do You Need To Be?!

    How much should you squat? or bench? Or Pull Up? or push press?

    Let's look at how STRONG rugby players should be...


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    • 16 min
    Jump, Throw, Lift - Simple Training for Rugby Athletes Old and Young w/ Matt Vickery

    Jump, Throw, Lift - Simple Training for Rugby Athletes Old and Young w/ Matt Vickery

    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 sprint and power work for older athletes in particularHow do you differentiate training for older/younger athletesDifferent techniques for rugby “game speed?Do athletes need “advanced training techniques" as the get older?Are there some 1 off changes athletes can make that will have the best payoff universally?What’s one sentence that could define your overall coaching philosophy?
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