Over Bowling, Nutrition & Recovery - Richard Stonier

In this episode, we continue our conversation with Richard Stonier. The Strength & Conditioning coach of Pakistani first class cricket team, Sui Gas. PSL franchise, Lahore Qalandars and currently, the Bangladesh National Team. Richard discusses the dietary challenges cricketers in the subcontinent face because of their culture and circumstances. He goes on to explain how the use of “electrolyte salts” can help you overcome cramping and fatigue during long days under the hot sun. He also explains the dangers of over-bowling by using Ahmed Jamal, Pakistani A fast bowler as explain. Richard also goes into detail on different methods which can help you recover and we close the show by speaking about sports supplements, their benefits and how you can avoid testing positive in a drug test.

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Sports science is a great thing. But don’t be afraid to push the boundaries within reason.
— Richard Stonier


Richard Stonier is an elite strength & conditioning coach from England. He grew up playing minor county and premier league cricket before being noticed through the professionalism of his warm up routines; this subsequently led to his involvement as one of the first appointed fitness trainers in Pakistani First Class cricket. Richard is also the strength & conditioning coach of PSL franchise, Lahore Qalandars and the National Academy of High Performance, Bangladesh. He is due to join one of the teams as strength & conditioning coach in the inaugural Afghanistan Premier League.

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