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 […]

Book Review: Atomic Habits

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Title: Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones Author: James Clear Topic: Psychology, human behaviour, performance habits Appropriate for: Compulsory reading for Athletes, Coaches, Parents Overall rating: 5/5 – go out and get it now!!! Overview: I think this should be compulsory reading for athletes and coaches… […]

Ask the Expert: Marcus Hannon (Everton FC & Liverpool John Moores University)

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Marcus is an SENr registered performance nutritionist, currently working with Everton Academy and Northampton Saints. Marcus has worked with a range of youth and adult athletes across a variety of sports including football, rugby and boxing. Alongside his current roles, Marcus is also completing a PhD at Liverpool John Moores University, investigating the energetic requirements […]

Ask the Expert: Craig Umenyi (Arsenal FC)

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Craig Umenyi is an Academy Performance Nutritionist at Arsenal FC. He holds a Masters degree in Sport Nutrition from Liverpool John Moores University, as well as a Postgraduate Diploma from the International Society of Sports Nutrition. Prior to working with Arsenal, Craig worked for the Toronto Wolfpack Rugby League Team, Everton FC, as well as […]