Olympic athletes do it with Olympic (but healthy) diets
Allison Mankowski, registered dietitian; sports dietitian at the University of Eastern Michigan.
NBC Sports: “How many calories did Michael Phelps consume as a swimmer.”
Livestrong: “What sport burns the most calories per hour?”
Men’s Health: “Olympic swimmer Ryan Murphy vows to have breakfast every day.”
CNBC: “The fastest man in the world mentally prepares Usain Bolt for a race.”
US Gymnastics: “Weight Management, Nutrition and Energy Needs for Gymnastics.”
Harvard Health Publishing: “Calories were burned in 30 minutes for people of three different weights.”
Journal of the International Sports Nutrition Association: “Low Energy Risk in China’s Elite and Recreational Women’s Aesthetic Sports Athletes.”
Dominique Dawes, three-time Olympic and Olympic gold medalist; owner, Dominique Dawes Gymnastics and Ninja Academy.
Cosmopolitan: “What does Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas actually eat one day?”
British GQ: “Smell Bolt’s Real Life Diet.”
It: “Here’s what an Olympic weightlifting Morghan King eats one day.”
Meagan Nielsen, registered dietitian; group dietitian, weightlifting in the US.
Tim Swords, coach of Sarah Robles; owner, Houston team weightlifting.