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Understanding Nutrition: A Coach and Athlete's Perspective

Registered dietician and Performance Nutritionist at Yorkshire Rugby Academy Sarah Chantler speaks to Yorkshire Rugby Senior Academy Coach coach Scott Barrow and Leeds Rhinos and England Rugby League international Lois Forsell to understand the impact that nutrition has on them

Above: Scott Barrow shares his experience of nutrition as an athlete, how this has influenced his approach as a rugby union coach and how he and Sarah support his athletes.

Below: Lois Forsell shares her thoughts and experiences as an athlete and provides lots of takeaways for coaches to consider in their practice.

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