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Strength and Power Training for Football/Rugby


#1

Hi,

I was wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction for some new programs to allow me to pack on size, strength and power for Rugby and American Football. I am an advanced lifter and have hit a plateau and am bored with my existing programs.

Thanks


#2

Check out Joe DeFranco's Westside for Skinny Bastards Program. It is tried and tested. I use it with the football team I coach and see some really good results.


#3

Westside for skinny bastards or 531 for football.


#4

a guy in my shop has made good gains from

crossfitfootball.com/


#5

You play american football and rugby? Explain.

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#6

Uhh... they play American Football here. It's called gridiron. Quite a few clubs in Adelaide


#7

Mattmiles,

You don't say what you're doing but make sure any program you use has plenty of olympic-style lifts in it. If your program is super heavy, workwise, with deadlifts,bench press, I'd modify it quickly.