Tom Coughlin (Scottish Rugby): Nutrition basics for young athletes

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Tom Coughlin is currently the Lead Nutritionist for the Male Pathway within Scottish Rugby, working from the U16’s National Age Grade Squads, right  up to the Senior National Team players. In this podcast, Tom discusses: Why he uses and athlete-led approach in his practice. The fundamental nutrition habits youth athlete should be focussing on. Why […]

Athletic Evolution Conference 2019 Review – Jake Peake (Guest Post)

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Having attended this year’s Athletic Evolution Annual Conference, while I have a moment, I thought I would take this time to reflect on what I took from what I would deem as a very successful and thought-provoking weekend. Dr Sean Cumming – Growth and Maturation in Youth Athletes Having recently attended a short seminar on […]

Ask the Expert: Tom Coughlin (Nutritionist – Scottish Rugby)

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Tom is the Performance Nutritionist at Glasgow Warriors Rugby Union Club and works for the Scottish Rugby Union, heading up the nutrition education and delivery for their age-grade pathway. Tom also consults with various individual athletes of mixed abilities, from recreational to Olympic level. He holds an MSc in Sport & Exercise Nutrition from Loughborough […]