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The Importance of Sleep Leave a comment Read more »

The Importance of Sleep

With winter drawing in, cold dark nights looming, people everywhere are getting into hibernation mode. Everyone except those athletes whose training continues, regardless of cravings for duvets and hot chocolate. Sleep aids muscle repair, memory conditioning and hormone regulation for growth and appetite. The functionality…


Top Tips for Training In-Season Leave a comment Read more »

Top Tips for Training In-Season

This past weekend the FRN 7s Rugby Team was taken through their paces by the professional trainers at Foundry:east, a new gym in East London where you can train like a professional for a fraction of the price. The session was broken up into two…


Litvinov Workout-September Fitness Leave a comment Read more »

Litvinov Workout-September Fitness

For the purpose of this blog I’m going to introduce you to a workout I’ve recently tried, tested and implemented, and discuss ways it can be tweaked to make it ideal for rugby players. Some people refer to it as the Litvinov Workout but without…


Champions Do Not Become Champions on the Pitch Leave a comment Read more »

Champions Do Not Become Champions on the Pitch

  It’s been an amazing few months; I’ve worked with various players from Moseley RFC and Coventry Bears Rugby League alongside leading the S&C for the Gloucestershire All Golds Rugby League, Lydney RFC and carrying out some consultancy work at a couple of local Gloucestershire…


Fiona Pocock: Get Ahead with Interval Training Leave a comment Read more »

Fiona Pocock: Get Ahead with Interval Training

So the Olympic vibe is still here and everyone has gone sports mad. With this in mind I thought it only apt to write a piece in homage to the pleasure we have all gleaned from the Games. And with the Paralympics just underway, an…


Strength Training Fitness Blog Leave a comment Read more »

Strength Training Fitness Blog

PART 1: Featured Training Sport-specific strength training programs are fundamental to an athlete’s development and success. It is now accepted that high levels of strength are a prerequisite to superior speed, power, strength endurance, injury prevention, joint stability and overall sporting performance. It is vital…


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