Nutrition

A Rugby Players Diet – What to Eat and Why?

When it comes to getting the best possible performance on the pitch there are several things you can do to improve. The obvious things are practicing the skills and working the muscle groups you need, but without a good diet this can be seriously hindered. You need to make sure that you are getting all the right nutrients, vitamins and …

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How to Eat Like a Prop

Our reporter Chris Simmons speaks to some of the biggest names in rugby about their diet as a professional prop and the key foods to be avoiding. Check it out below; [adsenseyu4] [adsenseyu1]

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Out of Proportion?

There was an article posted on the Rugby World web site yesterday headed ‘Should Rugby Players Eat Sugar?’ It is a question and answer session with a nutritionist from the RFU (you know those wonderful folks introducing non-competitive rugby – so well worth a read then!) [adsenseyu1] It is extremely informative – I mean apparently there’s absolutely loads of sugar …

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Almighty Australian-Alistair Murdoch Interview

It’s been a mixed year for the Wallabies with a string of good performances towards the end of the International campaign. There have been sensational displays from the likes of Michael Hooper, Quade Cooper and the truly sublime, Israel Folau. Australia have always been blessed with some extraordinary talent and the national team was saturated with such talent especially during the …

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Interview With Nutrition Expert Ben Coomber

Ben Coomber is a rapidly growing name within the health and fitness industry (just search “Ben Coomber” on Google to see what I mean). For those of you who don’t already know, he is one of a new breed of fitness and nutrition experts whose no-bullshit approach to health is helping make the subject accessible to all. Even better is …

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Delicious High Protein Recipe for the Rugby Season

If you love chicken then you will love this recipe! Chicken is not only a great, low-fat (SKIP THE SKIN!) source of protein but it’s packed with B vitamins and minerals such as iron, zinc, copper, phosphorus and magnesium to keep us healthy. Grilled chicken breast can get boring, which is why I’ve come up with a super simple way …

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Craig Monaghan Answers Your Strength & Conditioning Questions

Craig Monaghan takes some time out to answer your strength and conditioning questions. What do you recommend for IN-season work outs? I can’t seem to find any through Google. I would assume it would be some of the basic lifts with high reps. I play flanker, if that helps you answer the question any. -2bfersher reddit I wanted to ask …

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Maximuscle Promax Extreme Review

Counting The Lions, the WRU, the RFU, London Wasps, Northampton Saints and Munster Rugby amongst their users its fair to say Maximuscle have a pretty decent pedigree when it comes to rugby. But is it all marketing spiel fuelled by huge sponsorship deals or is there a more fundamental reason that so many elite rugby teams pin their colours to …

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