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.
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.
Brittney Griner, the 2012 NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player and currently play with the Phoenix Mercury eats only Bacon before she competes.
Anze Kopitar who plays Centre for Los Angeles Kings in NHL eats Gluten Free Pasta, Pink Sauce and Chicken before he competes.
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.
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.
Derek Jeter currently logged 257 home runs in his career with the New York Yankees eats only Pancakes and Omelette.
Clayton Kershaw currently logged 1,261 Strikeouts in his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers eats Cereal, Banana and Sandwich.
Wade Boggs a tweleve times MLB All Star eats Whole Chicken with Lemon.
Peyton Manning a Super Bowl MVP eats Pasta, two pieces of Chicken, Plain Baked Potato, Broccoli and Gatorade.
Brian Urlacher a Linebacker who currently play with the Chicago Bears only eats two Chocolate Chip Cookies before he competes.
Michael Phelps who won eight Gold Medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics eats Fruit, Oatmeal and Bagel with Cream Cheese.
Usain Bolt, I’m not really sure if this is serious or not but seriously, twenty Chicken McNuggets?
Sarah Stoney a Paralympic Gold Medalist only eats Jam Sandwiches.
Serena Williams who is currently ranked No. 1 in women’s singles tennis eats Nothing during she competes.
Andy Hrovat a 3-time NCAA All-American eats Pasta and Chicken.
Gracie Gold a Bronze Medalist at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics eats Vegetables and Fruit matching with Tea or Coffee w/ Honey or Sugar.
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.
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.
And here is the BuzzFeed Video.