Tag Archive | London Olympics

Olympian Diets (Unorthodox Edition)

I previously posted about one Olympic athlete, Peter Vanderkaay’s diet. It sounded tasty but disappointingly normal. Since that post I came across some other diets which show quite a bit of variation. Venus Williams (USA) eats raw fruits and veggies as is entirely vegan. Part of the reason though is that she’s battling Sjogren’s Syndrome, […]

Olympian Level Calories to Go For the Gold: Go Team USA!

The Olympics Opening Ceremony is today in London. These are the best athletes in the world who train for hundreds of hours in their respective fields. To be in peak shape though they need more calories than you and me. Caloric intake varies widely depending on the sport. On average, they need to consume between […]