Category: Diets & Nutrition

Protein for Rugby Players

What type of Protein for rugby players Lets first look at the various sources for protein Animal source Poultry: chicken and turkey Game: rabbit, venison etc Columbus Eggs (omega 3

Eating for Rugby

Eating for Rugby OR  Learning to Eat for Rugby This must go hand in hand with the previous four articles on Eating Breakfast is Important Why we may recommend protein

Supplements For Rugby Union Players

Supplements Rugby –  Is there a need for supplements Introduction When training for a highly physical game such as rugby, the normal diet of a player may no suffice to

Protein Shakes for Weight Gain and to aid muscle development

Using Protein to build the Muscle Systems This use of protein is not unknown , how we get the added protein into the body is different and has differed over

Blood Sugar Control – So what do I eat then?

Blood Sugar Control – How it effects the Rugby Player  Carbohydrate Considerations Disclaimer The information in these articles is designed for educational purposes only and is not intended to serve

Meal Examples for Rugby Players

Meal Examples Things you could eat based on discussion Amounts and recipes are not included, for a full list of recipes aimed at a muscle building diet grab a copy

Power of Protein for Rugby Players

The Power of Protein… There is no other nutrient that has captured the imagination of athletes more than protein. Recent interest in the virtues of protein for both fat loss

Protein Types for Rugby Players

Supplement Low Down… Protein Powders The range of protein supplements available can be quite confronting… caseinate, whey protein concentrate, whey protein isolate, egg albumin & more recently hydrolysed proteins as


PRE-MATCH DAY NUTRITION  DO Pay particular attention to hydration – drink at least 3 litres of water per day Follow healthy eating guidelines e.g. 5 daily portions of fresh vegetables

18 ways of Gaining Weight for Rugby

Foods to Gain Weight Fast For some people, gaining weight or adding muscle can be just as difficult as losing weight for others. However, by simply adding certain foods to your