WANT TO FUEL YOUR PERFORMANCE LIKE A BRITISH & IRISH LION?

  The British & Irish Lions Nutritionist from the 2013 and 2017 tours will show you how to get your rugby nutrition right.

TRAINING TIME

IS THERE A ‘BEST TIME’ WHEN IT COMES TO TRAINING?

Exercising at various times of the day can have differing effects on the body. The truth is there is no reliable evidence for judging when you can best burn those…

ACHES & PAINS

TOP ANTI-INFLAMMATORY FOODS TO SOOTHE YOUR SWELLS AND SORES

When you are suffering aches and pains after a hard game or training session, it is probably best to open the fridge rather than the medicine cabinet.     Inflaming…

SWAPS

EASY RUGBY FOOD SWAPS FOR BIG GAINS

In these days of marginal gains, getting a rugby player’s diet right is a major component of the game, with nutritionists becoming vital backroom members in any team. The phrase…

TRUTHS & MYTHS

THE TRUTHS AND MYTHS ABOUT NUTRITION

There are many myths when it comes to sports nutrition, and working out the truth about food will prove a large part of your rugby diet plan. For you to…

NIGHT-IN

A NIGHT-IN THAT WON’T AFFECT YOUR ON-PITCH PERFORMANCE

Just because you are committed to your rugby doesn’t mean the rest of your life, especially your romantic side, needs to be shut down completely – even scrum-half stars have…

SNACKS

FEELING PECKISH? HEALTHY RUGBY SNACKS FOR ATHLETES

For the competitive rugby player, it is better to think not just of meals, but also of snacks – the flapjack is your friend! By regulating your breakfast, lunch and…

KEEP SATISFIED

FIVE RECIPES TO KEEP YOU SATISFIED THROUGHOUT RUGBY TRAINING

Your training preparation must be an ongoing, 24/7 commitment. It’s not just about pre-game energy foods; it’s also about post-training muscle recovery, and that means having a nutrition plan for…

RECOVERY

RECOVERY FOODS – ARE YOU INJURED? FOODS TO GET YOU BACK ON THE PITCH

When you’re nursing a hamstring tweak or just feeling a bit battered after training, certain recovery foods such as fruit high in Vitamin C can help you out. You’ll want…

BUDGET

NUTRITION ON A BUDGET

Rugby professionals have access to a whole team of backroom staff, with little expense spared, but how can you live healthily if you are on a budget? It’s easily done…

Robbie Henshaw - Cheat Meals

ROBBIE HENSHAW CHEAT MEAL

What to eat when you deserve a treat…  

Dylan Hartley - Caffeine

DYLAN HARTLEY ON CAFFEINE

What’s the right amount of caffeine and when’s best to have it? Find out here.

Robbie Henshaw - Balanced Diet

ROBBIE HENSHAW ON A BALANCED DIET

Train hard, eat well. Get tips for your diet.

Dylan Hartley - Alcohol

DYLAN HARTLEY ON ALCOHOL

How are those post match pints affecting your training?  

coffee

ROBBIE HENSHAW ON COFFEE

What’s the right amount of caffeine and when’s best to have it? Find out here.

ROBBIE HENSHAW ON NUTRITION & REFUEL

Advice on that all-important refuel from the best in the game…

HYDRATION

FLUID INTAKE: WHEN AND HOW TO KEEP YOURSELF WATERED

Hydration during and after exercise is hugely important to your performance as a competitive rugby player. Fluids can act as a valuable source of nutrients and electrolytes and even boost…

CHEAT DAY

ROBBIE HENSHAW SHARES HIS CHEAT MEAL

Even the most committed rugby player will have to build cheat days into their healthy-eating regime – not only will you need to stock up on glycogen’s, you will also…

Nutrition

Nutrition is one of the main pillars in every training plan. Your food intake will allow you to achieve your goals as a rugby player: Put on mass, lose weight or get stronger, they all rotate around your nutrition planning for both training and gameday. Whatever your goals may be, we have expert nutritional tips and advice to help you achieve them. Start today and see the results tomorrow.