In order to maximise their performance in training and in matches, rugby players need to understand the importance of energy and nutrients and their role in the working of the body. It is also vitally important that they make appropriate food choices and that they eat and drink those foods in the correct quantities. This informative book clearly explains which foods and fluids, when consumed in the right amounts at the correct times, will help players perform to the best of their ability.
Jane Griffin is a Registered Sport and Exercise Nutritionist and a Registered Dietitian. Jane has run her own consultancy since 1980 and has specialized in sports nutrition. Since 1998 she has worked with London Irish RFC and later in 2002 with NEC Harlequins. In 2003 Jane became the Consultant Nutritionist to the Rugby Football League and in March 2006 she added London Wasps to her client base. She is the author of Food for Sport [Crowood 2001] and Nutrition for Marathon Running [Crowood 2005]. Resident - London