Virgin Active proud to announce that we are the Official Fitness Partner to England Rugby. We’re working closely with the best players and coaches to take your game to the next level.
RFU members get 25% off memberships
Combining our commitment to fitness with the powers of rugby’s finest, we’ll deliver expert training advice and fitness programs inspired by the sport. Look out for play-by-play workout plans, training videos starring current players and insights into the world of a top-level athlete.
No matter your age, identity or gender, you can take inspiration to feel fitter and healthier whether you plan to take to the pitch or not.
As a member, you have the chance to win tickets to the biggest matches, set foot on the pitch at Twickenham and meet the stars of England Rugby.
Whether you’re a pub team hero, kicking your way to World Cup victory or have never held a ball, we want to make exercise even more irresistible.
Get Fit for Rugby
Devised by the Rugby Football Union’s Head of Sport Science and Medicine alongside Virgin Active, ‘Fit for Rugby’ is a brand new training programme. Designed to enable you to train like the England Rugby team, let us maximise your performance on and off the pitch.
Download the programme tracker
The programme is divided into three blocks with six key training pillars: balance & conditioning, strength & power, speed & acceleration, agility & mobility, power endurance & stamina and core strength.
Download the training blocks
They will give you more detail on how to do the moves and tips on how you can improve.
Watch video tutorials from the England team
The England men’s and women’s senior and sevens teams have created video tutorials of each exercise to further guide you and give tips on how to perform each exercise correctly and safely.Visit England Rugby
EXPLORE OUR CLUBS
We’ve got over 40 clubs, all over the country, each one brilliantly different to the next. You can choose one of them to call home. Or make the most of many.