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The Perfect Packed Lunch for Tournaments Leave a comment Read more »

The Perfect Packed Lunch for Tournaments

Ever wonder what you should be putting into your packed lunches for those long tournament days? In light of the upcoming FindRugbyNow Sevens Tournament, I am going to tell you everything you need to know to get the nutrition you need for tournament day. It…


BURGER OR VEGGIE BURGER? 1 Comment Read more »

BURGER OR VEGGIE BURGER?

  I’ve been inspired to focus this month’s blog around the controversial subject of vegetarian diets within rugby and does it/can it have an impact on performance? (I say controversial in that most rugby players I know devour meat/fish/dairy like I’ve never seen!) As a…


Back to Nutrition Basics: What is Your BMR? Leave a comment Read more »

Back to Nutrition Basics: What is Your BMR?

My first blog for FRN is going to be on basic nutrition. I am sure some of you are fully aware of what the requirements are for a healthy diet, but I would like to start here for those who don’t, or might need a…


Soak up the Sun: Benefits of Vitamin D Leave a comment Read more »

Soak up the Sun: Benefits of Vitamin D

With summer all but upon us (although with recent flash flooding and heavy down pours here in the UK, you wouldn’t think it!) I felt it apt to write my blog about the big ‘buzz’ in the nutrition field at the moment, Vitamin D. You…


Rugby Nutrition: The Basics 2 Comments Read more »

Rugby Nutrition: The Basics

I was trying to rack my brains about what to write about first, trying to think what issues were most important to youth athletes. Then it occurred to me that even my Dad doesn’t know that chicken is mainly a source of protein (not carbohydrate…


Dieting: What a load of….MEAT! 3 Comments Read more »

Dieting: What a load of….MEAT!

“Life is a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get.” Possibly the most famous food related quote ever but one might argue it’s not totally accurate. Obviously I understand the metaphor behind this theory but Forrest Gump definitely wasn’t a literal…


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