#60 – The MOST IMPORTANT Factor In Your Training (Part 1 of 2)

Ok here’s the deal pal. If you’re not doing this thing, you’re probably not getting anywhere with your training. That’s not an exaggeration, or a scare-tactic, it’s reality. It’s not a secret, it’s the principle of Progressive Overload. What does this mean? Well that’s why we made this Podcast, we go in depth in a…

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#59 – Why You SHOULDNT Train Like an MMA/UFC Fighter

It’s now very mainstream to get access to MMA fighters’ training camps. I get it, these guys are about as badass as you can get right? They beat people up and make a comfortable living doing it. Why would you not copy them? 2 reasons, 1 because they do a lot of dumb stuff and 2…

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#58 – How Should Training Change As You Get Older?!

Yep, despite how cool and hip we are with all the youngsters these days, we still get the occasional old-timer listen to the Pod. Whilst today’s episode isn’t just for them, it certainly is a good listen for everyone who want’s to figure out how to make sure their training is effective for someone in…

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#57 – Getting the Most Out Of Little Time In The Gym / What we made of Italy’s tactics

HI! Today’s Rugby Muscle Podcast has TJ and Alex tackle a question from semi-pro player Richard. Which was: “I was wondering the best advice you can give us to get all the needs from your training and nutrition in just two gym sessions and two rugby sessions?” We run through a number of different training…

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#56 – Listener Random Q&A – What Do We Do? What’s Our Best Recent Discovery?

Today’s Rugby Muscle Podcast is all about us….kinda. We received a number of personal questions about us and who we are. We used this Podcast to answer them. There are many lessons to be had through our stories and it helps you get to know the lads that you let into your ears twice a…

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#55 Outside The Box Gainz – “non-traditional” Thinking To Boost Your Performance

Hello old friend. This episode of the Rugby Muscle Podcast is full of novel ideas. TJ and Alex discuss a number of different ways to make great progress using ideas that you probably might never had thought/heard of before. We talk types of conditioning, what you could do in your rest period, the big 3…

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#54 – Q&A with Coaches TJ, Alex and Alex Ferentinos

Hello my old chum, we are back with another podcast with our good mate Alex Ferentinos to discuss a bunch of listener questions that we’ve received. As always there’s lot’s of useful information that applies not just to the questions asked, but training and nutrition as a whole. The questions were: “Have you got any good…

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#53 – Talking Rugby Nutrition Strategies with High-Performance Consultant Alex Ferentinos

Today’s Rugby Muscle Podcast brings us our first *special* guest, “High-Performance Consultant” Alex Ferentinos. After a semi-brief introduction we discuss a number of nutrition topics important to rugby players including. Is IIFYM useful for rugby players Nutrient Timing – how important is it and why it can be useful Breakfast strategies for people on the…

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#52 – The Pareto Principle – How it will make you a better player

Today in the Rugby Muscle Podcast Alex and TJ discuss the Pareto Principle and how it might help you in your rugby and physical endeavors. What is it?! You’ll have to listen and find out. We then discuss 5/6 different ways that this applies. Alex also goes on a huge tangent about a break-through method…

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#51 – The New 50… Right?! Getting Jacked Gaining Muscle In-Season

TJ and Alex are back again to ensure you get your twice-a-week fix of the Rugby Muscle Podcast. The schedule will be Tuesdays and Thursdays to get your listening ooonn. In this episode, we discuss why it might be a good idea to try and put on some quality muscle in-season. We then go quite specific…

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