Posted by Myosource Kinetic Bands on September 19, 2016
Rugby is a sport that has been around for a long time and continues to grow around the world. Rugby is definitely not a sport for the weak and lazy. This is why it is so important for Rugby players to work on speed training to increase explosive power using Myosource Kinetic Bands.
The goal of rugby speed training is for players to get to the point where they are able to cover the most ground in the shortest time possible all while withstanding the power and strength of the opposition. A rugby player has to be able to move fast like a sprinter in track but have the moves of a football running back.
In the video above Myosource Kinetic Bands are being utilized to add resistance so the rugby players muscles. The athlete is forced to work against the resistance bands to activate the fast-twitch muscle fibers in the hamstring, quads, glutes hips and core muscles to help increase speed, explosive power, balance and endurance. An unstable and weak rugby player will not make it very far. Notice how the rugby players are also working on their directional changes and sprinting drills to increase their speed and agility.
Rugby speed training also includes rugby agility drills. How will a rugby player be able to juke their opponent if they are slow changing directions and not explosive in their lateral moves? If a rugby player wants to score then reaction time has to be top notch. The rugby players in the video are performing various warm ups and speed drills such as high knees, squats, rotational kicks, rotational movements, sprints and rugby specific training all while utilizing Myosource Kinetic Bands to accomplish more in less time. Quality is better then quantity when a rugby player is speed training to be the best.
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