Feast Your Eyes: 15 of the Most Ridiculous Athlete Diets
The USDA recommends that most healthy, “relatively active” men and women take in roughly 1,500 to 2000 calories a day. This seems to provide enough fuel for everyday activities such as taking out the trash, walking to work, and going for the occasional jog.
But what happens when you make your living by being in a state of almost perpetual movement and stress? Such is the case for professional athletes, who need to take in far more calories per day than the average human. And to consume this amount of fuel on a regular basis means turning to foods that most of us wouldn’t dream of eating in such huge quantities…
Here are some of the most insane athlete diets around.