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Rugby

Protein – Are you getting enough to get big?

‘How much protein should I be eating if I want to build muscle?’ It’ss one of the most common questions I get asked and the area where most people are going wrong in their attempts to build extra mass. In all probability you’re not eating as much as I would recommend. In all the years of working with over 500 professional rugby players I’ve only come across a handful who were eating as much as I advise. There are lots of MYTHS and UNTRUTH’s surrounding protein consumption one of the... Read More

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Men’s Health recipe article

If you want to lose weight, gain muscle or perform better. So 6 recipes in total with anything else recipe wise you might have on file thrown in for good measure. They can be really simple stuff like bowl of weetbix with yoghurt or complex which ever you think is appropriate. Would be good to have measurement guidelines although these aren’t essential and I can guess more or less. Also a brief cooking instruction – be it grill or pan fry, that type of thing. LOSE WEIGHT Pre – Exercise:... Read More

Muscle Building Nutritional Plan

Total per day = 2750 kcal per day 2.2g protein per kg/body weight based on 85kg man: 187g per day 4-5g carbs per kg/body weight based on 85kg man: 340g per day* 1g fat per kg/body weight based on a 85kg man: 85g per day 6 meals per day Some days we have come in below this suggested guideline. The amount of carbohydrate we’ve recommended is high considering that most people struggle to do the amount of exercise needed to burn this type of amount of carbohydrate. You’ll need to... Read More

Tea and Chocolate for Athletes

GREEN TEA Many of us like a cuppa through the day. Apart from knowing that you should try to limit your sugar consumption, and, arguably, use skimmed-milk in your tea, many of us give no more thought as to whether the tea we drink has any consequences for our health. Read on my friends and be enlightened …… Green Tea comes in many guises, mainly from the East. Chinese and Japanese green teas have similar benefits. Green tea is just black tea without the fermentation process. Black tea (what most... Read More