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What Do Lebron James, Charles Barkley and other Athletes eat before they compete?

by | Posted on: June 15th, 2014 | No Comments | Sidelines, NBA Sidelines
What Do You Eat Before You Compete

What Do You Eat Before You Compete

Having a nutritious meal is one of the trade secrets of our sports heroes and BuzzFeed revealed what are those food combinations that these stars are taking before they compete.

Lebron James who is currently chasing for his third straight NBA Championship ring is taking Chicken, Veggies and Rice before he competes.

Lebron James

Lebron James

Charles Barkley, I’m not sure if this is during his game days with the NBA or during his TNT Analyst career. He’s eating two McDonalds Fish Filets, Large Fries and Diet Coke.

Charles Barkley

Charles Barkley

Brittney Griner, the 2012 NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player and currently play with the Phoenix Mercury eats only Bacon before she competes.

Brittney Griner

Brittney Griner

Anze Kopitar who plays Centre for Los Angeles Kings in NHL eats Gluten Free Pasta, Pink Sauce and Chicken before he competes.

Anze Kopitar

Anze Kopitar

Henrik Lundqvist a Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL) eats Spaghetti w/ Meat Sauce and Oatmeal.

Henrik Lundqvist

Henrik Lundqvist

Landon Donovan, who plays with the LA Galaxy and a former member of USA National Team who competes with previous World Cup games eats Apple, Strawberries Blueberries, Orange and Kale Smoothie or Pasta, Chicken, Salad, Cookie.

Landon Donovan

Landon Donovan

Or

Landon Donovan

Landon Donovan

Derek Jeter currently logged 257 home runs in his career with the New York Yankees eats only Pancakes and Omelette.

Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter

Clayton Kershaw currently logged 1,261 Strikeouts in his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers eats Cereal, Banana and Sandwich.

Clayton Kershaw

Clayton Kershaw

Wade Boggs a tweleve times MLB All Star eats Whole Chicken with Lemon.

Wade Boggs

Wade Boggs

Peyton Manning a Super Bowl MVP eats Pasta, two pieces of Chicken, Plain Baked Potato, Broccoli and Gatorade.

Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning

Brian Urlacher a Linebacker who currently play with the Chicago Bears only eats two Chocolate Chip Cookies before he competes.

Brian Urlacher

Brian Urlacher

Michael Phelps who won eight Gold Medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics eats Fruit, Oatmeal and Bagel with Cream Cheese.

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps

Usain Bolt, I’m not really sure if this is serious or not but seriously, twenty Chicken McNuggets?

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt

Sarah Stoney a Paralympic Gold Medalist only eats Jam Sandwiches.

Sarah Stoney

Sarah Stoney

Serena Williams who is currently ranked No. 1 in women’s singles tennis eats Nothing during she competes.

Serena Williams

Serena Williams

Andy Hrovat a 3-time NCAA All-American eats Pasta and Chicken.

Andy Hrovat

Andy Hrovat

Gracie Gold a Bronze Medalist at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics eats Vegetables and Fruit matching with Tea or Coffee w/ Honey or Sugar.

Gracie Gold

Gracie Gold

I thought that the best way to compete in Competitive Eating is to have an empty stomach but Ed “Cookie” Jarvis has its own eating routine. He eats two Boiled Cabbages and drinks two Gallons of Water.

Ed "Cookie" Jarvis

Ed “Cookie” Jarvis

Bobby Fischer was an American chess prodigy, grand master, and the eleventh World Chess Champion eats Skyr, Dark Bread, Cheese Herring and drinks Apple, Orange Juice and Dextrose Malt.

Bobby Fischer

Bobby Fischer

And here is the BuzzFeed Video.

http://youtu.be/ZTgbPxsiypk

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