Category: Rugby Life

How Exercise Can Help Teen Depression

Although more than 15 million adults struggle with depression, our youth are also vulnerable to this mental health disorder. In fact, approximately 20% of teens experience depression before they reach adulthood. […]

Rugby Player Diet And Nutrition Advice

Learning From Rugby Nutritionists Nutrition is a key part of any sport, and rugby is no exception. Known for its raw physicality and high-impact tackles, rugby places huge demands on its […]

Why Rugby at a Young Age is Beneficial

THE HEALTH, PHYSICAL AND MENTAL BENEFITS OF LEARNING RUGBY-BASED GAMES AT A YOUNG AGE. The news is full of expert advice stating that children should be participating in more exercise, […]

7 Reasons Your Child Should Play Rugby

When parents run through the list of sports their kids might play in elementary and middle school, rugby rarely comes to mind. But rugby boosters like Alex Goff are out to change […]

How Rugby Improves Football Skills

American “gridiron” football roots are from rugby. Rugby season begins as football season wraps up.  Rugby’s winter season runs from November through April; and summer 7s rugby (Olympic rugby) runs […]

Rugby vs. Football: The 4 Main Differences

I’ll preface this article by saying that I haven’t played American Football. Not at high-school or College, not even pickup. I’ve watched the game enthusiastically for the past few years […]

10 Benefits of Playing Rugby for Women

Leanne Riley, England Rugby International and Harlequins Ladies scrum-half, gives her top 10 benefits. There are a multitude of benefits from team sports; confidence, friendship, leadership, respect – the list […]

The Benefits of Caffeine in Rugby

Caffeine is a popular work-enhancing supplement that has been widely researched in the sport and exercise environment. Caffeine is an adenosine antagonist, meaning it blocks the action of adenosine in […]

The Benefits of Rugby for Children

Playing rugby offers numerous opportunities to a healthy, fun, and committed lifestyle. It can also lead to new challenges, experiences, and travels around the world! Good Health, Social Development, Rugby […]

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The Dangers of Football Safety Equipment

Can rugby tacklers teach NFL players how to improve their behavior? In high school, I played football and wore pads and a helmet. During that time, I endured two shoulder […]

7 Reasons Your Son Must Play Rugby

Winter time Saturday mornings in Sydney have always meant one thing for this family- rugby. Our very dedicated Mr8, aka Rusty Rocket, has a match on Saturday and if the […]

15 Reasons Why Children SHOULD Play Rugby

Getting kids off the sofa and onto the rugby pitch brings a wide variety of physical, mental and social skills which will bode well for them as they reach adulthood […]