There is no need to go as far as this, they train for four years leading up to an Olympic games and the last thing they want is to get sick and have wasted that time. For us as rugby players, we need to be washing our hands frequently, keeping good personal hygiene and being generally smart about what we are doing. The last thing we want is to get ill and miss training and games, as this will impact on our development.
Education and learning is key to building the right nutritional foundations to positively benefit performance, including both theoretical knowledge and practical skills.
"AN APPLE A DAY KEEPS THE DOCTOR AWAY"
"A RAINBOW OF FRUIT AND VEGETABLES"
You may have already come across this concept of ‘eating a rainbow of fruit and vegetables a day’. The theory behind this is that within the different fruit and veg, there is varying content of vitamins and minerals that our body needs. If we get the recommended daily allowance of these the chances of getting ill can be reduced,