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Coach, I guess I was just wondering how you think crossfit and oly lifiting should be used in rugby. I find it hard to increase my strength while also getting to "match fitness" thanks

Eric | 2008-12-11

strength is helpful no doubt, but really disect rugby.....lots of running, lots of running and exploding, sounds like crossfit to me. i took our football kids and gave them jumping squats, floor presses for 60 sec and we never lost a game in the 4th quarter!!!! i like strength, but i like explosiveness and speed strength way before strength!!!! crossfit rules for rugby!!!!
 
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