Leinster Rugby Nutrition for Elite Athletes in association with Optimum Nutrition: Day to day basics 4 years ago

Leinster Rugby Nutrition for Elite Athletes in association with Optimum Nutrition: Day to day basics

Leinster Rugby nutritionist Daniel Davey discusses the specifics of his job and his key principles when it comes to the diet of elite athletes.

This week, Daniel goes through exactly what his job entails and elaborates upon what makes up a typical week for him… if such a thing exists, of course.

Daniel speaks about the nutritional processes he goes through with individual players from when they enter the academy to when they join the first team and the differences between a player’s diet when they’re in training and when they’re in the off-season.

Daniel also discusses the role of supplements in preparation and recovery and the various tests players undergo and performance targets they are given in relation to nutrition on a regular basis.

To hear Daniel speak about a player's matchday diet, click here.