August 05 2012
Olympic athletes train hour after hour all day long. Even in the off season, their lives revolve around getting their bodies ready to compete and fueling their long daily workouts.
What do some of the most sought-after Olympic athletes eat? How do they fuel their practices and why?
Garret Weber-Gale, a swimmer, eats an abundance of calories because of his grueling workout schedule, but his high blood pressure means choosing a mostly plant-based diet that includes whole grain cereal for breakfast with flax seeds, almond milk, and berries...