Protein & Supplements

You need to fuel your body after training, playing and working out, because of this you need to consume a lot of food. However, to ensure that you are reaching all your necessary goals, which can include keeping your macros on point. Keeping track of your macro-nutrients is very important, as you can focus on…

Knees!

As you may have read in previous blog posts, knee injuries are very common among Rugby players. One of our Scholars has suffered over the past couple years with her knees and with them dislocating. Due to issues with her knees, she has had to have multiple operations and has had to put training and…

Weightlifting

Going to the gym is one important part of being an athlete as building muscle and lifting your heart rate up helps you to get fitter and perform better when playing. For years there has been stigma and questions about whether women can weight lift. Women argue that weight lifting make women large and bulky…

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)

This week I am looking at Rugby players ACL and the injuries experienced. Firstly, the ACL is in the middle of the knee, and it prevents the shin bone from sliding out and in front of the thigh bone. The type of injury you can have with your ACL is tearing or over-stretching of this…

Ligament tears

Injuries in sport are very common, especially in Rugby as your body is put to the test when being tackled, in scrums and lineouts. This week I am looking at ankles and the possible injuries. Ankles are a joint between the leg and foot, it is like a hinge as it allows movement up and…