In order to achieve peak performance when it matters it is important to understand what to eat and when. Whether it be in training, pre, during or post competition your nutritional intake will play a key part of your ability to work effectively.
The role of our nutritionists is to evaluate the dietary needs of the athlete and provide practical recommendations that will help optimise heath and performance. The nutritionist will assess the current eating habits and preferences and highlight the strengths and weaknesses of the athletes current nutritional strategy.
Our programme includes
- One to one consultations
- Customised dietary recommendations
- Group workshops including: Introduction to Sports Nutrition, Nutrition for Travel, Shopping tips, Fuel for Performance, Supplement Advice and Practice Cooking Skills
Meet the expert
Jess Riman - Sports Nutrition
I am a SENr accredited nutritionist and PhD student at Northumbria University. I did my undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at Leeds Beckett University in Sport and Exercise Science and Sport and Exercise Nutrition respectively. Throughout my time studying and as a nutritionist I have worked with a variety of athletes including, elite cricket players, GB rowers, Paralympians, Premier League football players and Rugby League players. I very much encourage a food first approach in line with the SENr principles and I am passionate about empowering athletes to make informed food choices to support their health and performance.
Here is a guide to Sports Nutrition which Student Athletes can access here