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Top training tips for muscle gain

Rugby players are big, strong, intimidating athletes who use their size for effective collisions on the field, but how do they gain those muscles?

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Weight training

To bulk up and gain size, you need to tear and build muscle. This is done by lifting heavy weights in the right set and rep range. There are three different types of weight training: Endurance, Strength and Hypertrophy.

Endurance is best for fat burning and lean muscle and entails lifting weights in a high set and rep range.

Strength is best for building overall strength, with low sets and reps allowing you to lift as heavy as possible.

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Hypertrophy is building serious muscle that is required for rugby training using a middle set and rep range, lifting as heavy as possible and completing all sets and reps. Try to increase your weight every couple of weeks. Break down your … Read More