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Training to Be a Stronger Hooker (Rugby and Powerlifting)


#1

Age: 19
Training: Almost 2 years
Height: 5'4"
Weight: 180 lbs
Lifts(As of last meet in February)
Squat: 405
Bench: 225
Deadlift:430
Position: Hooker

Today's workout:

Military press:
80x5
90x5
105x15

Chin Up/ Dip Circuit:
40 reps of each in 11:43

Cable Row:
130x10
140x10
150x8
160x6

Curls:
50x12
70x8
80x6


#2

Collegiate or Club-side Hooker?


#3

Shoot, I thought I was the only hooker around here.


#4

Collegiate (Rutgers RFC)

Today's conditioning workout

3 Rounds
Row 500m
10 db snatches right arm (50lbs)
10 db snatches left arm (50lbs)
12 burpee pull ups


#5

Yesterday:
3 rounds (21,15,9)
Push Press
Dips
Burpees
Rows

Today:
3 Rounds (15,10,5)
Snatch
Box jump
Pull Up

8:35

Was planning on squatting today but, I got a concussion during practice yesterday and I wasn't sure if it was a great idea.


#6

Monday:
Squat
265x5
305x5
341x10

155x20

Pull throughs 3x15

Ab wheel
BWx15
BW+vestx15x2

2 mile run

Tuesday:
Practice

Bench
155x5
180x5
200x10

Pendlay Row to chest
135x5
155x5
175x5
135x12

Face pulls
3x15

Overhead tricep pushdown 3x10
BB Curls 3x8

Thursday:
Practice


#7

Today

Overhead press:
90x5
105x5
116x13

Chin ups:
BWx10
BWx8
BWx6

Curls
3x10

Complex 4 sets