Pre-season: Eat like a pro

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.

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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