This Is What The Diet Of A Professional Rugby Player Looks Like

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Being a professional rugby player in this day and age is about more than just conditioning and skill.

Diet has become a huge part of the game, with players having to adhere to strict regimes.

Toulon versatile back James O’Connor recently posted a look at his diet and it’s pretty damn impressive. Here’s a look at just two of the days.

THURSDAY

Breakfast

  • Green vegetable smoothie
  • Oats
  • Coffee

Lunch

  • Quinoa salad with chicken
  • Sushi

Dinner

  • Salmon sashimi
  • Beef teriyaki

Snacks

  • Museli yoghurt
  • Whey protein shake
  • Almonds & walnuts

Supper

  • Salt & vinegar crisps
  • Dark chocolate

SATURDAY (Match-day)

Breakfast

  • Bacon, avocado & feta
  • 3 poached eggs
  • Rye bread

Lunch

  • Pancakes with banana & berries

Dinner

  • Post-match takeaway

Snacks

  • Fruit, oats & yoghurt

Supper

  • Green vegetable smoothie

 

O’Connors Full Diet

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