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Are Your Supplements Safe?

Supplements are becoming a growing trend amongst athletes. A recent research study into supplement use within UK high performing athletes showed that of the 874 athletes participating in the study, approximately 60% of these athletes used at least one nutritional supplement. But the question I…


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Touch-Line Rules

This week I will be looking at the touch-line rules for when a player carrying a rugby ball goes into touch (out-of-bounds). Although this may appear to be a small aspect of the game of rugby, time and time again we see that players that…


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2013 Matt Hampson Foundation Calendar

With Christmas in mind, I would like to share with you the image that appears whenever I open my Inbox. I never realised how much I appreciate Fine Art, but having seen quite a number (Louis Deacon, Tom Croft, George Ford, Martin Castrogiovanni, Anthony Allen,…


Everything You Need to Know About Protein Leave a comment Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Protein

It is vital our diets contain protein, either from animal or plant sources. Proteins are often called the ‘building blocks’ of the body, responsible for growth and repair. Combinations of structures called amino acids combine in different ways to make muscles, bone, tendons, skin, hair,…


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Northampton Players Support Grassroots Rugby

Youngsters attending a Premiership Rugby Academy were given the opportunity to learn from their heroes last week when Northampton Saints players Ben Foden, James Wilson and Sam Dickinson turned up to join in. Two hundred Premiership Rugby Academies are held nationwide each year and are…


The Rugby Player's Cookbook Leave a comment Read more »

The Rugby Player’s Cookbook

In the few weeks coming up to Christmas, we are on the lookout for some great rugby gifts for the holiday season. This week we are reviewing “The Hooligan’s Table: The Rugby Player’s Cookbook”, which is a collection of over 80 rugby recipes from all…


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