“If a swimmer like Michael Phelps or a bike rider like Lance Armstrong tried to focus on primarily eating proteins and fats, there’s no way they could ever perform the way they do.”

I also enjoyed the following quote from the article:

After athletes compete, they tend to bypass more healthful entrees in favour of sweets and junk food. They are especially susceptible to all things chocolate.

Athlete diets

3 thoughts on “Athlete diets

  • August 10, 2004 at 10:25 pm

    Wow! So, I’m kind of like an Olympic athlete in at least one respect:)

  • August 10, 2004 at 10:54 pm

    Aren’t we all. 🙂

  • August 11, 2004 at 1:45 am

    Ooh, me! Me! Pick me!

    How’s it going adjusting to being back at work?


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