There’s no doubt that a lot has changed since the amateur era of the game, and sports science is one of the biggest changes.

From the days of eating whatever you pleased as a player have long gone, and if you want to get the most out of your performance then you will have to tailor almost every aspect of your life to do so.

England are becoming a more and more dominant presence as the games go by, and they are quickly becoming a threat to New Zealand’s top spot. They are the perfect role models for their training and nutrition, as they would not be where they are with poor meal plans and easy gym sessions.

Here’s what the England men eat to stay in peak form.