Category Archives: Sport Nutrition

Rugby Nutrition: Nutrition for Elite Rugby Players

Much of the focus is on team selection and performance while on the pitch, but now we can get a captivating glimpse from elite rugby nutrition. So what will you find in an elite rugby player’s fridge and cupboard? As a nutritionist I was quick to highlight that the importance of getting the right quantity…
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The Importance of Carbohydrates and Glycogen for Athletes

Nutrition is a key part of the training programme of any athlete. By not ingesting adequate amount of calories (Kcalories-Kcal) this may result in a lack of important macronutrients and micronutrients. Especially true when it comes to carbohydrates (CHO). Current societies tend to “demonize” carbohydrates and there are multiple nutritional books and diets out there…
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