Saracens nutritionist George Morgan on energy restriction mid-season
Reduce your alcohol intake as it is high in energy contributing 7 kcal per gram. Alcohol can also have a negative impact on sleep which may have knock-on effect on your ability to gain muscle mass and recover.
Mild energy restriction during certain periods of the rugby season plus the stresses of match play can impact the function of the immune system.
Always have a fuel up day on game day -1. Ensure all meals and snacks have a portion of carbohydrate.
Optimising body composition in season without compromising performance. Now the season is well underway our players are focusing on match day preparation, wellness and recovery. Every weekend they put their bodies through the rigors of match play and it can be hard to prioritise physical progression.
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In our last installment of advice on eating to gain muscle mass during pre-season rugby, Saracens nutritionist George Morgan addresses night time nutrition with Optimum Nutrition.
Saracens nutritionist George Morgan, continues his explanation of pre-season nutrition prep.
Saracens Nutritionist George Morgan runs through the three main elements required gain bulk before hitting the pitch.
In the first of a series of blog posts, SARACENS Nutritionist George Morgan takes us through the nutritional strategies that help build muscle mass during pre-season. He offers real world tips to help anyone looking to make improvements to their day to day nutrition.
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Optimum Nutrition, the most trusted brand in sports nutrition and maker of the world’s no.1 selling whey protein, has launched the new standard in intra-workout sports nutrition - Gold Standard BCAA Train + Sustain. Now available in Apple Pear, Cola, Raspberry Pomegranate, and Strawberry Kiwi flavours.
Match Day Nutrition
With George Morgan, Saracens RFC Performance Nutritionist
It’s match day. You’ve trained hard, your skills are on point, and your mind is focused. There’s one more element that’s essential to success on the pitch – nutrition. And specifically, match day nutrition. We spoke with George Morgan, Saracens RFC Performance Nutritionist, about the importance of putting food first. Now more than ever nutrition is key as Saracens prepare to take on Racing 92 in the final of the European Rugby Champions Cup on May 14th.
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