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Sports Science in Agreement: Jockeys thrive on a wholefoods diet of regular meals

Sports Science in Agreement: Jockeys thrive on a wholefoods diet of regular meals Jockeys are the last group of athletes to get professional sports science support. Jockeys now realise that they are high performing athletes – just like the high performance athletes they are riding. And they are requiring proper support from everything sports science has to offer. In this series of articles I will be focusing on their nutritional and dietary needs as athletes. Dr Giles Warrington, Programme Chair of Sports Science and Health at Dublin City University (DCU) and Head Sports Physiologist and Sports Science Advisor to the Olympic Council of Ireland, was the first to realise that there is a need t

Latest Spirit Radio podcast - Jockey Nutrition

Have you ever wondered what a jockey's diet consists of? Do they eat at all? Listen to my latest podcast from Spirit Radio on lessons learned from jockey nutrition. http://podcasts.spiritradio.ie/alex-dobbs-nutrition-coach-balanced-diet-of-a-jockey/ If you want to find out more about jockey nutrition, check back to the blog every so often over the next few weeks as I will be blogging on a series of six articles on jockey nutrition I wrote for The Irish Field in 2014. Not interested in jockeys? Check out my blog anyway, as the lessons learned from jockey nutrition apply to most of us - athletes, leisure athletes, or non-athletes alike.

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