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Famous Athletes Crazier Diets Ever Even Imagine

February 21, 2024
Being an athlete takes discipline
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Serena Williams

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Being an athlete takes discipline. And hard work. And perseverance. Also, apparently, a crazy appetite. Because, you see, these athletes' insane diets are par for the course when it comes to making pars on a course. So I hope you came hungry. Here's a rundown of what your fave athletes are eating, believe it or not.

Known as "the swimmer who won all of the medals", Michael Phelps ate 12,000 calories while training for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Breakfast included, besides tons of eggs, slices of French toast and chocolate chip pancakes. Lunch entailed a pound of pasta and heavy mayo sandwiches. Dinner was often an entire pizza. And all of this was supplemented by lots of energy drinks.

One of the most celebrated to play the game, Serena Williams eats a highly controlled, regimented diet. She's vegan, doesn't eat processed sugar, and enjoys rice with hemp seeds for dinner. And yet, in 2016, she experimented, filming herself eating gourmet dog food at a hotel. It didn't end well.

Serena Williams - Personal Information
  • Name: Serena Williams
  • Gender: female
  • Age: 39
  • Height: 5'8" (1.75m)
  • Birthday: September 26th, 1981
  • Net worth: $210,000,000
  • Nationality: us
  • Occupation: Tennis Player, Athlete, Fashion Designer, Actor, Voice Actor, Businessperson, Writer


Vince Young

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Vince Young - Personal Information
  • Name: Vince Young
  • Gender: male
  • Age: 37
  • Height: 6'5" (1.96m)
  • Birthday: May 18th, 1983
  • Net worth: $1,500,000
  • Nationality: us
  • Occupation: American Football Player, Athlete


Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt
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Tom Brady

Tom Brady
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Tom Brady - Personal Information
  • Name: Tom Brady
  • Gender: male
  • Age: 43
  • Height: 6'3" (1.93m)
  • Birthday: August 3rd, 1977
  • Net worth: $200,000,000
  • Nationality: us
  • Occupation: American Football Player


Tim Lincecum

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Tim Lincecum - Personal Information
  • Name: Tim Lincecum
  • Gender: male
  • Age: 36
  • Height: 5'10" (1.8m)
  • Birthday: June 15th, 1984
  • Net worth: $40,000,000
  • Nationality: us
  • Occupation: Baseball Player, Athlete


Dwayne The Rock Johnson

Dwayne The Rock Johnson
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Spencer Myers

Spencer Myers
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Scott Jurek

Scott Jurek
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Ryan Lochte

Ryan Lochte
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Ryan Lochte - Personal Information
  • Name: Ryan Lochte
  • Gender: male
  • Age: 36
  • Height: 6'2" (1.88m)
  • Birthday: August 3rd, 1984
  • Net worth: $6,000,000
  • Nationality: us
  • Occupation: Swimmer


Roger Federer

Roger Federer
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Nick Hardwick

Nick Hardwick
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Lyoto Machida

Lyoto Machida
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Lyoto Machida - Personal Information
  • Name: Lyoto Machida
  • Gender: male
  • Age: 42
  • Height: 6'0" (1.85m)
  • Birthday: May 30th, 1978
  • Net worth: $4,000,000
  • Nationality: br
  • Occupation: Mixed Martial Artist, Actor


LeBron James

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Lamar Odom

Lamar Odom
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Source:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdioWBJZ2EA

Lamar Odom - Personal Information
  • Name: Lamar Odom
  • Gender: male
  • Age: 41
  • Height: 6'9" (2.08m)
  • Birthday: November 6th, 1979
  • Net worth: $30,000,000
  • Nationality: us
  • Occupation: Basketball Player, Actor


Laffit Pincay Jr.

Laffit Pincay Jr.
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J. J. Watt

J. J. Watt
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J. J. Watt - Personal Information
  • Name: J. J. Watt
  • Gender: male
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 6'5" (1.96m)
  • Birthday: March 22nd, 1989
  • Net worth: $50,000,000
  • Nationality: us
  • Occupation: American Football Player


Hafthor Bjornsson

Hafthor Bjornsson
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Dwight Freeney

Dwight Freeney
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Source:https://www.si.com/vault/2010/02/08/105901297/man-on-the-spot



Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose
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Dean Karnazes

Dean Karnazes
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David Carter

David Carter
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Chad Ochocinco

Chad Ochocinco
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Source:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7reLecmWNaE#t=6m9s



Caron Butler

Caron Butler
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Babe Ruth

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