We are always telling the women that they should be working on fitness on your their own, so we (the captains) have decided to be a little more helpful with this. Angie and I will be sharing fitness ideas that everyone can do at home. Since not everyone has 3 hours to work out a day, we will try to find quick, intense workouts. We hope to share ideas from the coaches and players as well, so please email me if you have something to share!
Here goes nothin!
When I'm short on time, I like to run this quick interval drill: Set 2 objects about 10 meters apart (i like frisbees, waterbottles, shoes). Start on your stomach at one side, get up, sprint to the other side, lay back on your stomach, repeat. I do this for 30 seconds, then take a 30 second break, for 10 minutes. You can always change your intervals to what suits you. If you don't want to flop, you can always just sprint 30 seconds and walk/jog 30 seconds, though I find that getting up and down helps to simulate some of the exertion of game play.
And lately we have been doing some tabatas at practice, so I thought I'd include some information on them to do on your own:
Cheers and enjoy your fitness sessions!
-NV and Angie
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