RT Performance & Nutrition was founded by Richard Tucker who has over ten years of practitioner experience in the fields of strength and conditioning, performance nutrition and elite performance. His most notable roles include being a senior strength and conditioning coach for the Blues Super Rugby Franchise, Head of Physical Performance for the Portuguese Rugby Federation and Strength and Conditioning Coach for Exeter Chiefs. Now working as a consultant via his private practice, Richard serves a multitude of professional athletes from a range of sports including Formula 1 racing drivers, UFC MMA Fighters, World Rally Championship drivers, and professional female tennis players. Further to working with professional athletes, Richard also works with frustrated corporate clients to improve their overall health and well-being and help combat the stresses of modern day business life.  

Richard also has a strong academic pedigree, obtaining numerous undergraduate and post graduate qualifications. These include a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science, an MSc in Exercise and Nutrition Science, a Post-graduate Diploma in Performance Nutrition and recently completed a further Masters degree in Applied Sport and Exercise Physiology. Richard is also a graduate registrant of the UK Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register, a UKAD Certified Anti-Doping Advisor and an ISAK qualified practitioner.