Protein Smoothie Recipe

Protein shakes are a great way to recover after training or a workout in the gym. It is easy to get bored of simply having a protein shake every day, so myself and a couple of the rugby boys have created a protein smoothie that they have when they want a more flavoursome protein drink….

Deadlifts

Deadlifts are a very popular exercise by many, this exercise is great as it works so many different parts of the body at one time. The only part of your body it doesn’t work is your arms, and this is simply because they straight for the duration of the exercise! Deadlifts stand for dead weight,…

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-…

Kettlebell workouts

Kettlebell’s are a great piece of equipment to use when working out. They can be used in many different ways and they are great for women and men. Women sometimes prefer to workout with them as they are less intimidating. They can be used to train all the main areas of your body, which is…

Protein & Supplements

You need to fuel your body after training, playing and working out, because of this you need to consume a lot of food. However, to ensure that you are reaching all your necessary goals, which can include keeping your macros on point. Keeping track of your macro-nutrients is very important, as you can focus on…

Cardio

Keeping up cardio is important as you have to be fit enough to run up and down a pitch for 80 minutes. Sadly, cardio when not playing can be extremely boring! But it does help keep you trim, as well as eating healthy and weightlifting. Throughout the summer (one very long holiday), keeping fit was…

Knees!

As you may have read in previous blog posts, knee injuries are very common among Rugby players. One of our Scholars has suffered over the past couple years with her knees and with them dislocating. Due to issues with her knees, she has had to have multiple operations and has had to put training and…

Weightlifting

Going to the gym is one important part of being an athlete as building muscle and lifting your heart rate up helps you to get fitter and perform better when playing. For years there has been stigma and questions about whether women can weight lift. Women argue that weight lifting make women large and bulky…

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…