Pre-season: Eat like a pro

Follow these dietary tips to get the most from your pre-season

Just because you’re a Sunday League clogger doesn’t mean you have to eat like one.

Approach your diet like a pro and you’ll maximise your gains during pre-season, says Southampton’s performance nutritionist, Mike Naylor.

More after the break

In this video Naylor tells you how to balance your diet as you up your workload.

Mike Naylor was speaking at the Science + Football Conference. This year's conference is on Sunday, April 12 at St George's Park. For more information visit

For more nutrition tips see:
How to adapt your diet for the off-season
Power your pre-season
Eat for the off-season
Get the best out of your pre-season training
Summer smoothies
Pre-season training plan

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