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15 Podcast Episodes

Latest 22 Jan 2022 | Updated Daily

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Position Specific Rugby Training In the Gym - Why/When/How - Rugby Muscle Podcast

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Tips for those asking about how to train for their position in rugby, if you actually want to get BETTER rather than just do stuff, then this is what needs to be doneRugby Physical Preparation PyramidMore on Rugby Muscle Facebook GroupInstagramYouTubeWebsite with ArticlesSupport the show (http://rugby-muscle.com)

26mins

24 Sep 2021

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Why Should Rugby Players Build Muscle? (& It's Drawbacks) - Rugby Muscle Podcast

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Hypertrophy training is seen as the be all and end all of a lot of folks' training, but why do rugby players benefit from gaining muscle?There's some obvious reasons, some not so obvious reasons and an overlying concept that you need to understand if you want the best out of yourself and your training!More on Rugby Muscle PLAYLIST: HOW TO GAIN MUSCLE FOR RUGBYTeam Rugby MuscleInstagramYouTubeWebsite with ArticlesSupport the show (http://rugby-muscle.com)

15mins

9 Sep 2021

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How to Keep Calm in Your Rugby Matches (play better and enjoy) - Rugby Muscle Podcast

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More on Rugby Muscle Facebook GroupInstagramYouTubeWebsite with ArticlesSupport the show (http://rugby-muscle.com)Support the show (http://rugby-muscle.com)

14mins

1 Sep 2021

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High-Performance Mindset for Growth, Gains and Toughness w/ Coach C - Rugby Muscle Podcast

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Today's podcast is a bit of a team therapy session for everyone involved with Rugby Muscle as we discuss the Ego, Perception, Reality, Truth, Identity, Performance and more...If you enjoyed this one please give it a thumbs up, review and commentYes, we're aware that Harvest Moon is a song not a band, things got confusing, KING Harvest has made the playlist.More on Rugby Muscle Facebook GroupInstagramYouTubeWebsite with ArticlesSupport the show (http://rugby-muscle.com)Support the show (http://rugby-muscle.com)

1hr 25mins

8 Jul 2021

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Rugby S&C in France, Boxing and the Importance of Basics - Rugby Muscle Podcast w/ Jack Westley

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Big Booty Mix (w/ Download link)3:05  Tell me your story of how you ended up in France doing s&c8:42 Background in boxing 12:29  personal training lessons 16:2716:27 Getting buy in from players20:10 olympic lifting for rugby21:40 Education for their athletes26:50 Is full contact necessary - how do we improve these things?30:40 old school rugby34:36 his S&c programming45:30 How much has your boxing background influenced your process as an s&c coach56:10  What does it look like in 20 years time - will you be involved?59:25 What's 1 song everyone needs in their gym playlist?1:01:51 How can listeners get in touch and follow you?More On JackInstagram 1Instagram 2 More on Rugby Muscle Facebook GroupInstagramYouTubeWebsite with ArticlesSupport the show (http://rugby-muscle.com)

1hr 3mins

8 Jun 2021

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What Can Rugby Players Learn From Powerlifters? - Rugby Muscle Podcast

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In today's podcast TJ and Alex discuss things that rugby players can learn from their powerlifting counterparts, not just with their strength and conditioning, but with their approach to rugby training as a whole.We really think you can take a lot out of this episode.2:10 What does powerlifting do really well we can learn from?5:00 Consistency with training (and goals)15:21 Identifying inefficiencies17:36 Different aspects of performance 21:00 Performance goals and markers27:26 Periodization32:36 How hard does training need to be?39:20 Plan Here's the playlist - Create Your Rugby Strength and Conditioning ProgramMore on Alex InstagramMore on Rugby Muscle Facebook GroupInstagramYouTubeWebsite with ArticlesSupport the show (http://rugby-muscle.com)

44mins

1 Jun 2021

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Steroids & PEDs in Sports - An open discussion w/ Broderick Chavez - Rugby Muscle Podcast

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We've got something a little different here.Sports performance expert, biologist, chemist, Evil Genius and consultant to IFBB pros, olympians and athletes. 1:25 How did you become the consultant you are today?8:16 Steroids vs PEDs12:00 Rugby and safety13:45 WADA are obviously the big pioneers of anti-drug, why are they wrong?17:21 Safety with Testosterone and Steoids 21:35 Safety with TRT28:03 What about SARMs?33:00 "Safety" with collision sports36:13 Aggression for rugby is a good effect of steroids?40:14 What about kids or even adults, before they make the pros? Does it stay in their system?41:50 You hear rugby is a skill sport, so won't really be helped by drugs - what's your opinion on this?43:43 Lots of guys claim that they took it and it made them worse?47:00 Level playing field49:50 Rugby players that have tested positive almost all seem to be amateur? Is that because they are just recreational bodybuilders? or because pros are smarter?59:20 What does it look like in 20 years time - will you be involved?1:00:56  What's 1 song everyone needs in their gym playlist?1:01:56 How can listeners get in touch and follow you?More on B. Chavez:InstagramWebsite More on Rugby Muscle Facebook GroupInstagramYouTubeWebsite with ArticlesSupport the show (http://rugby-muscle.com)

1hr 4mins

8 Apr 2021

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Guy Thompson - Going From National Leagues to the Premiership & Heineken Cup - Rugby Muscle Podcast

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Guy Thompson has had one of the most interesting Pro Rugby Careers you will find. A unique, versatile back row who now plays with Ealing Trailfinders after spending 7 years in the Premiership with Wasps and Leicester Tigers.Today's Rugby Muscle Podcast goes into the career of Thompson and highlights many things that gets looked over by those seeking a career in the sport. Enjoy.2:32 How much are you looking forward to this opportunity with Ealing? 5:33 Talk me through your time climbing the ladder of English Rugby 1 by 1. To me, it's by far the coolest part of your career and barely mentioned. How did you find the yearly transition?30:20  Which league had the biggest jump in standard and how did you manage that?34:22  Man of the Match against Toulon39:35 Do you think that shaped you for your career that was to come?46:26 You're not the biggest 8, but it works - what do you attribute that to?More on Rugby Muscle Facebook GroupInstagramYouTubeWebsite with ArticlesSupport the show (http://rugby-muscle.com)

1hr

10 Feb 2021

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200 Rugby, Fitness, Strength, Nutrition, Physique and Life lessons from 200 episodes of the Rugby Muscle Podcast

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 BOOM. We are 200 episodes deep!200 lessons for 200 episodes, today’s Rugby Muscle Podcasts is just about facts, statements and tips to help on your rugby, fitness, strength, conditioning and physique development journey! P.sLet me know if you spot the 2 counting errors made (on purpose of course 😉)More on Rugby Muscle Facebook GroupInstagramYouTubeWebsite with ArticlesSupport the show (http://rugby-muscle.com)

41mins

24 Nov 2020

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Hypertrophy Hacks 001 - 10 Concepts That Will Boost Your Muscle Growth - Rugby Muscle Podcast 148

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Whats up?! TJ's back with a solopisode today starting a new "hacks" series, there are many simple wins that you MUST do in order to gain muscle.They are things you can add into your training this week and will help you in your pursuit of getting monstrously jacked!CerealGo to the gym at the same time each dayPut your pride into lifting with the most perfect formKnow your numbersManage volumeDon’t be scared of eliminating the “big 3"Train all muscles at least twice per weekStart leanRest adequately Warm-UpSupport the show (http://rugby-muscle.com)

34mins

10 Mar 2020

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