Ashley Jones
Ashley Jones

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Ashley Jones specialist in the physical preparation of rugby athletes. He has worked with professional sports teams that include Sydney Kings, Newcastle Knights, Parramatta Eels, Northern Eagles, Crusaders, New Zealand All Blacks, and Australian Wallabies. Irish by Ancestry, Australian by Birth, Japanese by Accident and a Kiwi by Choice.

Warrior Princess

Ashley Jones Fitness Trainer  Crusaders – Super 12 Canterbury – NPC (New Zealand Domestic Competition) “WARRIOR PRINCESS” It annoys me when I see personal trainers telling female trainees to do 15-25 reps to “shape” and “tone” the buttocks or other body parts. Having them use broomsticks for bars and tooth picks with olives for dumbbells […]

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Standing The Test Of Time

Whilst the debates rage on T- Nation and other web sites about the efficacy of total body and split programs, two of the most enduring and productive workouts of all time, have a couple of important similarities. One, is that they are both very simple in construction and two, they are ruthlessly efficicient in producing […]

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Power Play

Power Play Ashley Jones A simple and basic approach to inseason power training for all sports specifically rugby. Alternate weekly between two different set/rep/load protocols. In the first week utilize a schedule based on light and fast, an inter muscular co-ordination approach (Schmidtbliecher): 3 x 5 @ 60% of max, light and fast

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