Wherever you play on the pitch, you need to be ready to put in a shift. That’s why we’ve put together a pack of rugby essentials to prepare you for anything, even making sure you recover after every win, loss, or draw, so you’re on top form the next time you step out there.
A rugby player must be able to meet the physical demands of each area of the game, and that’s why a balanced diet of protein, carbs and fats is extremely important. Although specific amounts will depend on the type of player, and other body attributes that are unique to each individual.
Our Super Omega 3 delivers one of the highest purity fish oils on the market, keeping your joints strong while also contributing to a healthy heart.
Don’t just get the edge in the gym, get it on the pitch too. It’s essential that you build up that all-important energy, ready for when you need it most. Creatine is ideal for this purpose – being one of the most widely researched supplements, and known to be highly effective.
Our Creapure® Chewable Tablets are perfect for delivering bursts of power for those explosive moments of action, giving you that extra push you need to make that last-ditch tackle or cross the goal line.
As energy levels and focus falls towards the end of the match, your performance will drop and mistakes will occur. Take on extra high GI fuels to quickly provide exercising muscles with the push they need to go the full 80 minutes.
Our Ener:Gel Plus Caffeine gels deliver 25g of high GI carbs to provide you with that energy boost late in the match, while the 50mg of caffeine will maintain your focus right until the final whistle.
Whether it’s been a heavy training session or a hard-fought win, this is arguably one of the most important stages of your nutrition. Once again, when you’re a rugby player, you’re in for much more punishment than many other sports.
Our essential L Glutamine product is perfect for aiding your recovery – it’s one of the amino acids required for your body to develop and function properly, helping to form the proteins that maintain cellular heath and muscle repair.
Whatever ability level you play at, with Rugby, training is essential. It’s an extremely fast and ferocious sport, and your body needs to be ready to take the blows and get back up again. But also, you need to always be improving your conditioning, so you can push your performance until the final whistle.
We’ve got some great accessories to make sure you’re testing your limits and recovering right – from our Medicine Ball for working all those key muscle groups, to our Padding Lifting Grips to keep you on target to smash your gym goals. Take a look for yourself…
Whether hitting the gym or the pitch, it’s important you’re wearing the right gear. At Myprotein, we’ve got a range of performance clothing, from our Performance Zip Tops to X-Fit and Cut-Off Shorts, to make sure you feel comfortable and ready for action.
Whatever your preference, make sure you’re prepped for anything that comes your way…