Sled Pushing

Looking to build your leg strength? Sled pushing is a great piece of equipment to help strengthen your glutes, hamstrings, quads, calves and even your core. As well as seeing results physically, you will notice that you improve your aerobic and anaerobic conditioning. Sled pushing is an intense workout, leaves you feeling tired and burning-…

Scrum

Scrums are often used to restart play throughout the game. This could be for a number of reasons, such as: due to there being a ‘knock on’, or a forward pass or because a team member is accidentally offside. If these happen and there is no advantage for the opposing team, play is stopped and…

Boy’s winter training

As our Rugby teams have been in full swing for first term, training has been strict and continual every week without fail! Evenings are cold and it’s getting darker earlier in the day, so training is getting tougher and tougher. However, the boy’s uni team are still working hard. Scrum Training for scrums is hard…

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)

This week I am looking at Rugby players ACL and the injuries experienced. Firstly, the ACL is in the middle of the knee, and it prevents the shin bone from sliding out and in front of the thigh bone. The type of injury you can have with your ACL is tearing or over-stretching of this…

Ligament tears

Injuries in sport are very common, especially in Rugby as your body is put to the test when being tackled, in scrums and lineouts. This week I am looking at ankles and the possible injuries. Ankles are a joint between the leg and foot, it is like a hinge as it allows movement up and…