Here’s How To Train Like A Super Rugby Athlete Each Day Of The Week

You see them every weekend, running onto the field in peak condition. But how does a super rugby athlete recover and prepare? Here's the low-down.


Thomas Okes |

You don’t spend your weekends sprinting, cutting, pushing, smashing and gasping like a Super Rugby athlete – but your 9 to 5 takes a toll of its own. To get ready to do it all over again, better than ever, take a look at how star athletes Jesse Kriel, Sergeal Petersen and Jaco Kriel spend the week recovering between games – and learn from them.

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Click on each link for a detailed description of what the athletes do to recover and prepare mentally and physically, on each day of the week.

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