#RUGBYFIT TOUR 2018- INITIATION

Welcome to the Canterbury #RugbyFit Tour. Two amateur teams from England and Ireland will be put through their paces by fitness professionals before going head-to-head in six weeks’ time at…

KALLUM WATKINS – CAREER AND INJURIES EPISODE 1

Leeds Rhinos’ captain, Kallum Watkins talks about his career and overcoming serious injury. In this episode, Kallum talks about having reconstructive knee surgery at just 18 years old.  

TRAINING AND DIABETES WITH EOIN COSTELLO

Training With Diabetes: Nutrition A wholesome diet of carbohydrates, fats and proteins is essential for anyone trying to lose weight, build muscle or simply live a healthier life. For a…

ROBBIE HENSHAW – MAKE IT REAL EPISODE 2

Did you know Robbie Henshaw’s ‘Happy Place’ is at home with a cup of tea? There’s more to find out in this video.  

ROBBIE HENSHAW – MAKE IT REAL EPISODE 1

Leinster and Ireland star Robbie Henshaw, talks about overcoming injuries and how deals with the mental aspect of playing rugby.  

DYLAN HARTLEY – MAKE IT REAL EPISODE 2

England Captain Dylan Hartley lets us in on some secrets. When was the last time he lost his temper? Which film makes him cry and what is the biggest misconception…

DYLAN HARTLEY – MAKE IT REAL EPISODE 1

We get close and personal with England Captain Dylan Hartley. Find out what motivates and makes him feel alive.  

5MX5M – SKILLS & DRILLS WITH KALLUM WATKINS

Improve your attacking and defensive game with the help of Kallum Watkins.  

THE MALCOM DRILLS – SKILLS & DRILLS WITH KALLUM WATKINS

Kallum Watkins demonstrates how to improve your speed and agility with The Malcom Drill.  

KALLUM WATKINS – MAKE IT REAL EPISODE 2

We hear from Leeds Rhinos captain, Kallum Watkins on the whereabouts of his ‘happy place’, the last time he laughed uncontrollably and what is his biggest regret?  

KALLUM WATKINS – MAKE IT REAL EPISODE 1

We get close and personal with Leeds Rhinos captain, Kallum Watkins. What motivates and scares him?  

KALLUM WATKINS – CAREER AND INJURIES EPISODE 2

Leeds Rhinos’ captain, Kallum Watkins talks about his career and overcoming serious injury. In this episode, Kallum wonders if he’ll get a testimonial game to celebrate 10 years at the…

KALLUM WATKINS – CAREER AND INJURIES EPISODE 1

Leeds Rhinos’ captain, Kallum Watkins talks about his career and overcoming serious injury. In this episode, Kallum talks about having reconstructive knee surgery at just 18 years old.  

EOIN COSTELLO – MAKE IT REAL EPISODE 2

Fitness model and diabetic, Eoin Costello speaks about the biggest challenges he has faced, his disappointments and what makes him proud.   @insuleoin http://insuleoin.blogspot.ie/

EOIN COSTELLO – MAKE IT REAL EPISODE 1

Fitness model and diabetic, Eoin Costello speaks about his motivations, the biggest risk he’s ever undertaken and what makes him feel alive.   @insuleoin http://insuleoin.blogspot.ie/

STRENGTH & ENDURANCE – SKILLS & DRILLS WITH BATH RUGBY

Bath Rugby’s Francois Louw puts his teammates through a strength and endurance exercise, the fitter you are the more reps you can complete.  

MICHIGAN STATE – SKILLS & DRILLS WITH BATH RUGBY

Bath Rugby’s Matt Banahan puts Rhys Priestland and Zach Mercer through a conditioning drill that will help you get rugby f  

HUNGRY HIPPOS – SKILLS & DRILLS WITH BATH RUGBY

Bath Rugby’s Zach Mercer plays a game of human hungry hippos. This is a great way to improve power and endurance.  

BATH RUGBY – NUTRITION EPISODE 4

Bath Rugby’s nutritionist, Guy Lewis details the team’s eating habits. In this episode, we find out the benefits of taking supplements and when these should be consumed.  

BATH RUGBY – NUTRITION EPISODE 3

Bath Rugby’s nutritionist, Guy Lewis details the team’s eating habits. In this episode, Guy talks us through the ‘T Pyramid’ which details what you should eat, when you should it…

BATH RUGBY – NUTRITION EPISODE 2

Bath Rugby’s nutritionist, Guy Lewis details the team’s eating habits. In this episode, Guy answers some quickfire food questions. Pizza or pasta? We’ve all been there…  

BATH RUGBY – NUTRITION EPISODE 1

Bath Rugby’s nutritionist, Guy Lewis details the team’s eating habits. In this episode, we find out how the team’s diet alters through a game-week, from the ideal time to eat…

WHEELBARROW WARM-UP – SKILLS & DRILLS WITH IRISH RUGBY

Try this warm-up drill as demonstrated by Andrew Conway, Kieran Marmion and Dan Leavy. Ready. Set. GO!  

JUNKYARD DOG – SKILLS & DRILLS WITH IRISH RUGBY

You have to try this warm-up drill for the name alone. Watch below as Andrew Conway, Kieran Marmion and Dan Leavy demonstrate the Junkyard Dog.  

RUNNING LINE PLANKS – SKILLS & DRILLS WITH BUCCANEERS RFC

Watch as the Buccaneers RFC demonstrate a fun planking drill… if planks can ever be fun?

BURPEES WHEEL OF DEATH – SKILLS & DRILLS WITH BUCCANEERS RFC

We’re tired just watching. Watch the Buccaneers RFC players demonstrate the Burpees Wheel of Death.  

AGILITY & REACTION – SKILLS & DRILLS WITH BUCCANEERS RFC

No musical chairs but just as competitive. Work on your reactions as a group with this drill by the Buccaneers RFC.  

IMPROVING ARM POWER – SKILLS & DRILLS WITH ENGLAND WOMEN XVs

Need to work on your offload? Building power in your arms can be the difference between getting your pass away and succumbing to the tackle.  

BURPEE BALL – SKILLS & DRILLS WITH ENGLAND WOMEN SEVENS

If you like to feel the burn in your quads then this is the exercise for you.  

KEEPIE UPPIE CHALLENGE – SKILLS & DRILLS WITH ENGLAND WOMEN SEVENS

A good exercise for hand-eye coordination and movement. How long can keep a rugby ball in the air for using only your legs?  

COMMITTED TO THE GAME

We firmly believe that the best way to get to where you want to be is to get stuck straight in. Train well, plan ahead, set goals. Make the hard yards now and before you know it, you’ll be going above and beyond your initial expectations with a sense of achievement that’s second-to-none.

To help you get there, we’ve put together a whole load of invaluable advice, tips, how-to’s & instruction for improving performance on the rugby pitch: in the gym, after the game, mealtime & from the sideline. On top of that you’ll also be able to enjoy hour upon hour of bite-sized instructional videos from some of rugby’s top athletes.

This hub of training knowledge was set up by us at Canterbury, sponsors of The British & Irish Lions, England & Ireland Rugby. We support some of the highest performing athletes in the rugby game.