Rugby Sevens Festival

One of our Rugby scholars and assisting coach of the girls and boys scholar teams, Rosie Kay, held a Rugby Sevens event today. The event was a fun filled day celebrating and making people aware of Rugby sevens, as people are not as aware of Rugby sevens as they are normal Rugby! Rugby sevens is…

Derby Day!

This year Derby Day was held at UEA, after losing to them last year at rugby, we went to UEA with fight and aiming to end the day on a win, and hold the win against them for a whole year. Unfortunately, after a great season of rugby, all our rugby teams lost against UEA….

Protein Pancakes

This week myself and one our players really fancied pancakes. To keep on track with our diet we thought of a way to have pancakes but stay healthy, to do this, we created protein pancakes! They are quick and easy to make, and super tasty. The ingredients I have written here are for 1 person’s…

Healthy Burger & Chips

Looking for a meal that is naughty but nice? Here is a great recipe some of the rugby boys make when they really fancy a meal that is ‘bad for you’ but is a healthy alternative. This means that the boys do not go off track with their diet and do not fall back into…

Protein Smoothie Recipe

Protein shakes are a great way to recover after training or a workout in the gym. It is easy to get bored of simply having a protein shake every day, so myself and a couple of the rugby boys have created a protein smoothie that they have when they want a more flavoursome protein drink….

Deadlifts

Deadlifts are a very popular exercise by many, this exercise is great as it works so many different parts of the body at one time. The only part of your body it doesn’t work is your arms, and this is simply because they straight for the duration of the exercise! Deadlifts stand for dead weight,…

Sled Pushing

Looking to build your leg strength? Sled pushing is a great piece of equipment to help strengthen your glutes, hamstrings, quads, calves and even your core. As well as seeing results physically, you will notice that you improve your aerobic and anaerobic conditioning. Sled pushing is an intense workout, leaves you feeling tired and burning-…

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…

Cardio

Keeping up cardio is important as you have to be fit enough to run up and down a pitch for 80 minutes. Sadly, cardio when not playing can be extremely boring! But it does help keep you trim, as well as eating healthy and weightlifting. Throughout the summer (one very long holiday), keeping fit was…

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…

Breakfast or even a snack!

Struggling with ideas for breakfast? Ideas for snacks? Are you training in preparation for rugby games? Well I have a great meal idea for you. Boiled egg on Wholemeal toast with Avocado & Cayenne Pepper A quick, easy and healthy meal idea full of protein, healthy fats and cayenne pepper to help speed up your…

Cooking with a Scholar- Female

When you are not playing due to injury and recovering, keeping track of your diet is much harder than when playing regularly. Your body is used to fueling itself a certain amount of times a day. Plus you may be feeling more miserable due to being injured and therefore eat more calories than your body…