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Daniel is a performance nutritionist who works with the Dublin Senior football team and Leinster Rugby as well as athletes in other sports including golf, hockey, athletics and cycling. He is also the Author of the nutrition and recipe book ‘Eat Up, Raise Your Game and founder of the online platform daveynutrition.
Daniels nutrition approach is based on translating the latest nutrition science into practical advice and recipes for people to achieve their health and performance goals using fresh and simple ingredients.
Time is a valuable commodity in the modern world so his recipes, tips and tricks acknowledge and address that. Cooking is a skill that Daniel believes is a critical element to achieving health and performance goals, it is because of this that Daniel invests his energy on social media showing people how to prepare meals in a simple and enjoyable manner.
Daniel received his BSc in Agricultural Science from University College Dublin, holds an MSc in Nutrition, Physical Activity & Public Health from the University of Bristol. Diploma in Sports Nutrition from the International Olympic Committee. Daniel is also a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (C.S.C.S) with the NSCA, and has completed the national qualification in Exercise and Health Studies.
Daniel has played Gaelic football at intercounty level for Sligo and won an All-Ireland club football medal in 2016 with Ballyboden St’ Enda’s in Dublin. His own playing and training experience allows him to understand the practical implications of applying the science of sports nutrition to achieve peak physical condition and performance in sport.
In week 2 Daniel Davey’s Podcast with Marie Crowe will give participants practical tips and advice on how to get the most from their nutrition. Daniel’s mission is to translate the science of nutrition into simple and understandable information to help people improve their health and performance. Hear from Daniel during the w/c Monday February 22nd.