5 Jul 2017

How to do bench dips for Power Rugby Players

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I like bench dips for all beginning athletes and elite rugby players because they are an easy exercise you can do almost anywhere. You simply need an elevated bench-like surface and you can use your own body weight as resistance. I also like them for those having a difficult time with push-ups as an alternative...
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5 Jul 2017

How to do Pull-up for Power Rugby Players

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Why do I need to do pull-ups? This is the most common reaction I get from rugby players when I tell them to do pull-ups and chin-ups. Pull-ups and Chin-ups help you with explosive speed. Pull-ups work mostly your latissimus dorsi, biceps brachii, and your infraspinatus muscles. Secondary muscles that are worked with pull-ups to...
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5 Jul 2017

How to do Basic push-up for Power Rugby Players

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It is estimated that shoulder injuries comprise 20 percent of all rugby injuries. Basic push-ups help strengthen your shoulders and protect them from injury. Basic push-ups work the pectorals, deltoids, triceps, abdominals, and your serratus anterior. Basic push-ups in 4 steps: 1. Get into a high plank position. 2. Place your hands firmly on the...
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5 Jul 2017

How to do Elevated push-up for Power Rugby Players

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Elevated push-ups bolster engagement of the serratus anterior muscles. Strong serratus anterior muscles are crucial for stabilizing the shoulder blades and spreading out your ribs for inhaling. The also help rotate your body for fast swings in other directions. Elevated push-ups in 4 steps: 1. Place your hands firmly on the ground, directly under your...
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