• Oly Programming for the Week!

    17 July 2018 Dan Thomas

    OLY Program for July 18th and July 22nd Wednesday A) Clean 5 x 2@80-85% B) Back squats 4 x 2@75-80% C) Jerk dip + Split jerk 5 x 1+2 @80-85% Assistance work Bent over barbell rows 3 x 8 or Weighted chin ups 4 x 6 Sunday …

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  • Holiday Training – by Coach Misty

    15 July 2018 Dan Thomas

    So you’re on holiday, loving the sun, sleeping in and all the good food. Who really wants to train? In all honesty I really didn’t feel like it, morning (I’d rather sleep in) or evening (I’d eaten and drunk too m…

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  • Events and Updates!

    13 July 2018 Dan Thomas

    Competition Time – Strength in Depth! Hey guys! So qualifier 1 results are up and Thames is 58th so far! Which is awesome as we are in the top half (there are 125) and 58 teams go to the final after the qualifiers.…

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  • Mental Lessons from Sport to Sport – Further Content

    10 July 2018 Dan Thomas

    Every sport has a culture, and a mode of communication, that relates to its history and the goals of the game. Rugby tends to be pretty brutal in mindset when you’re at play, but manages to balance that with an open at…

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  • Rugby & CrossFit: Lessons from Sport to Sport – The Mental Aspects – Coach Conor

    8 July 2018 Dan Thomas

    Rugby is chaotic, like most field sports, and there are lots of ways to achieve success. Teams can counter the strengths of the opposition, or exploit their weaknesses, by playing in different ways. Some teams are heavy …

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  • Events and Updates!

    6 July 2018 Dan Thomas

    CrossFit Competitor’s Course – Saturday 7th July – Sunday 8th July Remember guys – there will be no classes on for the weekend as the gym is closed for the CrossFit Competitor’s course this …

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  • Physical Lessons from Sport to Sport – Further Reading

    3 July 2018 Dan Thomas

    Think wall balls are hard? Here’s a highlights reel of offloads (ignore the music) The one at 2:18 still hurts. “Offload” means passing the ball out of a tackle. These are examples of controlling an object, the bal…

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  • Rugby & CrossFit: Lessons from Sport to Sport – The Physical Aspects – Coach Conor

    1 July 2018 Dan Thomas

    Rugby is chaotic, like most field sports, and there are lots of ways to achieve success. Teams can counter the strengths of the opposition, or exploit their weaknesses, by playing in different ways. Some teams are heavy …

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  • Events and Updates!

    29 June 2018 Dan Thomas

    Yoga this Saturday! Weekly yoga practice to complement your training, designed to improve flexibility and boost recovery. Suitable for all levels, complete beginners welcome. It’s time for our monthly relaxation crew! …

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  • Rugby & CrossFit: Further Reading

    26 June 2018 Dan Thomas

    Here’s a Q&A with Coach Conor on some of the finer details from Sunday’s Post! When you said “Wings are smaller” how small are we talking? When I say smaller, an international prop might weigh in at …

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