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I remember reading years ago about this individual and her achievements.  What amazed me even more was she had to consume in excess of 20k calories a day to support her training regimen.  It all depends on what one is doing with the calories it appears.  Jimski


--- On Wed, 8/13/08, Marc Chrusch <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> From: Marc Chrusch <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: [SKIVT-L] Olympic Calories
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2008, 8:46 PM
> Holy crap!!!!
> 
> According to the NY Post, Michael Phelps is consuming 12K
> calories *per day*!!!
> 
> http://www.nypost.com/seven/08132008/news/nationalnews/phelps_pig_secret__hes_boy_gorge_124248.htm
> 
> 
> """"""
> 
> Phelps' diet - which involves ingesting 4,000 calories
> every time he 
> sits down for a meal - resembles that of a reckless
> overeater rather 
> than an Olympian.
> 
> Phelps lends a new spin to the phrase "Breakfast of
> Champions" by 
> starting off his day by eating three fried-egg sandwiches
> loaded with 
> cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, fried onions and mayonnaise.
> 
> He follows that up with two cups of coffee, a five-egg
> omelet, a bowl 
> of grits, three slices of French toast topped with powdered
> sugar and 
> three chocolate-chip pancakes.
> 
> At lunch, Phelps gobbles up a pound of enriched pasta and
> two large 
> ham and cheese sandwiches slathered with mayo on white
> bread - 
> capping off the meal by chugging about 1,000 calories worth
> of energy drinks.
> 
> For dinner, Phelps really loads up on the carbs - what he
> needs to 
> give him plenty of energy for his five-hours-a-day,
> six-days-a-week 
> regimen - with a pound of pasta and an entire pizza.
> 
> He washes all that down with another 1,000 calories worth
> of energy drinks.
> 
> """"""
> 
> I think I'm gonna be sick.
> 
> -marc



      

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