Rugby is a physically demanding sport. From the second the starting whistle blows, all 30 players on the pitch, regardless of their position or level of competition, are subjected to 80 minutes of high-intensity, fast-paced sport. For this reason, it is crucial that you train hard to maintain your fitness and ensure optimum performance throughout the season. Read on for some of our best tips and exercises to increase your endurance.
Most people think that the backs do all the running in a game, but the truth is you are going to be doing a lot of running regardless of your position on the pitch. The best way to prepare for this is to incorporate running into your exercise regime.
2. Try other sports
Whilst rugby is great for building and strengthening certain muscles, there are clear benefits to dabbling in other sports, particularly when a …