Monthly Archives: Apr 2018

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DO ATHLETES AND ALCOHOL MIX WELL?

2018-04-18T14:59:14+00:00By |

With alcohol consumption reducing muscle recovery, sapping energy and causing dehydration amongst a host of other side effects, it’s no wonder coaches and captains alike will encourage their teams to avoid indulging in alcohol. We share the impact alcohol has on your rugby performance.   DON’T SABOTAGE YOUR POTENTAL Muscle recovery– alcohol inhibits hormones which are involved in muscle recovery,

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PREPARATION TIPS FOR GAME-DAY SUCCESS

2018-04-18T14:25:51+00:00By |

As we head into peak rugby season, we share some pre-game tips for you and your team to make sure you are well-prepared. The right choices can make all the difference.   The day before 24 hours before the game avoid diuretics such as coffee and alcohol as well as salt, since these may lead to dehydration. Instead prepare your

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THIS JUNE IT’S TIME TO UP YOUR GAME!

2018-04-08T22:13:29+00:00By |

At the Investec International Rugby Academy, we understand that rugby is a multi-faceted team sport which requires every team-member and coach to be at the top of their game. That’s why we are offering players and coaches courses from 25 June to 29 June, aimed at giving players and coaches alike an opportunity to improve their skills and knowledge, regardless

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HOMEMADE HOT CROSS BUNS

2018-04-03T14:19:17+00:00By |

Whether your family celebrates Easter as a holy time of year or simply as a long weekend, it is guaranteed to be about delicious food! Instead of guilt-tripping yourself after snacking on a few sugar-coated, gluten filled, shop-bought hot cross buns this weekend, why not bring the whole family together and enjoy baking some of your own? WHY HOT CROSS

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Great Rugby Reads

2018-04-02T20:34:33+00:00By |

Rugby is not just a physical game. A healthy, positive and well-stimulated mind is just as important for well-being which will, in the long-term, see a positive impact on field performance. We share some of the great books on the rugby scene that will keep your mind engaged and stimulated in between your weekly training sessions. No Borders: Playing Rugby

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