Donut King thickshakes and Oporto: Blake Ferguson’s secret diet to get back for finals

Sam Ayoub‘s client Parramatta flyer Blake Ferguson has turned to a calorie-laden diet of thickshakes and chicken burgers as the Eels speedster attempts to nudge back near his pre-season playing weight of 107kgs.

James Hooper on Fox Sports writes,

The Eels have cranked up Ferguson’s training load and calorie intake over the past fortnight as they condition the Blues speedster for a return to the NRL leading into the finals.

“Everything’s been ramped-up at training. It’s been like a mini pre-season to try and fast-track my fitness,” Ferguson said.

“I lost a fair bit of weight when I was in hospital so we’ve just been focused on putting it back on in a smart way.

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