Diet Of Olympic Champions

Here’s an example of what an Olympic heavyweight male rower can eat when training three times a day.

The diet provides about 6,000 calories a day. There is more than adequate for athletes training intensive and not recommended for the general public.

Diet Of Olympic Champions Diet
7am: breakfast:
•    1 liter fruit squash
•    large bowl of cereal, such as Weetabix, muesli or  porridge
•    1-2 thick slices wholegrain bread with olive oil or sunflower spread and honey or jam
•    half pint semi-skimmed milk plus chopped banana
•    glass of fruit juice
8am: training :
•    1 liter sports drink during training
9.45am: post-training second breakfast:
•    2 thick slices wholegrain bread with olive oil spread
•    portion of baked beans
•    1-2 rashers grilled lean bacon
•    portion of scrambled eggs
•    1 liter fruit squash
•    portion of grilled mushrooms or tomatoes
11am: training:
•    500ml low-fat milkshake after training
•    1 liter sports drink during training
1pm: lunch:
•    mixed side salad
•    pasta with bolognese or mushroom sauce and chicken
•    1 liter fruit squash
•    fruit
4pm: training:
•    1 liter water or sports drink during training
5.30pm: post-training snack
•    500ml water
•    large bowl of cereal with half pint semi-skimmed milk, or sunflower spread or 4 slices toast with olive oil and jam with large glass of semi-skimmed milk
•    fruit
7.30pm: dinner:
•    750ml water and squash
•    6large such as broccoli, portion of vegetables, corn or peas, carrots
•    1 bagel
•    1 banana and  1 low-fat yoghurt or other fruit
•    boiled rice, large sweet potato or 7 boiled new potatoes
•    such as salmon, grilled meat or fish, , chicken or tuna, or lean red meat
9.30pm: bedtime snack :
•    1 cereal bar with low-fat hot chocolate
10.30pm: bed:

At-least 10 Hours Rest