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With Virgin active and England Rugby

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.

The 6 and 12 week programmes are designed for men and women of all levels of ability and will help you to improve your skills and generally enhance your physical and mental wellbeing.

Step 1: 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.

Step 2: Download the training blocks below

They will give you more detail on how to do the moves and tips on how you can improve.

Step 3: Watch video tutorials from the England Rugby 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. Find them at www.englandrugby.com/virginactive.

Training Plans