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Warm-Up for Rugby

Before performing any exercise, it is important to prepare the body by performing an appropriate warm up. Warming up prepares the body for sport performance and can help decrease the risk of injury. Rugby is a very tough and demanding sport that requires the body to be in excellent condition. The warm up for rugby should be done before every exercise session - whether it be competition games, on the field for training sessions, or gym workouts.

Example Rugby Game Warm-Up

A game of rugby involves extended periods of high intensity running. The movements can involve explosive jumping and rapid change of direction. To get the body prepared for such activities, a thorough warm-up is required. Here is an example of what can be done, but the specifics can be adjusted to suit constraints such as limited space and time, and the conditions.

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