But if they are training for a distance event, which requires a more intensive training regime, they could be looking to consume up to 5,000 calories a day to keep themgoing. In fact, sports nutrition is a very serious business. 'I drink a green shake that’s filled with amino acids—it’s called Tonic Alchemy—it has over 100 superfoods like spirulina, goji berries, all kinds of different grains. One of the most important lessons I've learned is to start my day with a nutritious breakfast. When it comes to breakfast, they each have a unique take on how to start the day. For example, a vegan breakfast for athletes may consist of a protein shake mixed with oats, peanut butter, and a banana. Not starting well can seriously compromise any athlete’s results. Luge and bobsleigh athletes, on the other hand, need to be heavier because more weight makes their sleds slide down the track faster. What should athletes eat for breakfast calorie wise? Food is an important part in an atheltes life so we are going to tell you what they eat for their first meal of the day. Nutrition for athletes includes eating right and staying hydrated. It provides energy and promotes endurance when enjoyed in a measured way. Start eating them. Compete better with carbs, don’t pass on proteins, or fear the fats. 'Endurance athletes will pay more attention to carbs versus the shorter program athletes who don’t need the same amount of carbs,' Vavrek said. But if you want to improve your diet, looking at what world-class athletes eat can be quite informative. Along with specific nutrition requirements, dietary differences also come from individual preferences. She likes to fuel up with a breakfast similar to the one shown above (stock image). If training for a speed event or any which require short bursts of energy rather than long term, they will stick closer to the average recommended daily calorie intake of 2,000 for women, and 2,500 for men. US Olympic Committee senior sports nutritionist Susie Parker Simmons spoke to Vox and broke down the range of calories needed per day for a number of the events: Ohio State University sports nutritionist Kacie Vavrek told Daily Mail Online that generally in the days before a competition, athletes will eat a lot of carbs to build up glycogen stores that can be used later. He likes overnight oats for breakfast when he's on the road (right, stock image). An adequate (500 to 700 calorie) breakfast provides enough energy for you to enjoy your exercise, as opposed to dragging yourself through an afternoon workout that feels like punishment. Team USA shipped 85 pallets of food totaling hundreds of pounds to Pyeongchang, South Korea, to make sure athletes have the fuel they need to win big at the 2018 Winter Olympics. On competition days she has a simple breakfast of a banana, peanut butter, oatmeal, a glass of milk, and sometimes a small coffee. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) 7. Make sure you start your day with a winning breakfast, featuring award-winning fresh meats, fruit, fibre and veg from your local convenience store. Vegan meal prep for athletes is a great way to prevent making poor food choices when they are tired and may be away from home. We asked a few of our favorite CrossFit® Games athletes to share with us what they eat for breakfast to stay clean, lean and mean… 'Cleopatra was Macedonian': Gal Gadot hits back at critics who said she shouldn't play the Egyptian queen because they wrongly thought the monarch was black, California driver, 27, dies in crash at US border after speeding through closed lane from Mexico and hitting two people before smashing into barrier, Canadian man, 54, who 'defrauded more than 1 MILLION Americans out of $180m during 20-year psychic mail fraud scam' is extradited from Spain and charged by DOJ, How power is shifting in the US: Exodus from Democrat states like NY and California to Republican states such as Texas and Florida is set to alter the number of seats in House of Representatives next year. She also likes to spread nut butters on a banana or toast. According to FourFourTwo, Diego Forlàn’s typical lineup includes a plate of pineapple, buttered toast, yogurt, sometimes an egg-white omelet with ham and cheese, and a glass of orange juice. To hydrate she drinks Yerba Mate with almond milk and local honey or pro-greens in carrot and orange juice. She eats lighter on race day, saying: 'I don't want to feel uncomfortable while I'm racing.’, Ashley Caldwell is pictured during Freestyle Skiing Ladies' Aerials training on day one of the 2018 Games. Elana Meyers Taylor is pictured with teammate Kehri Jones at the World Championships. Could this 'straw' for your NOSTRILS be the answer to overeating? The state's solution? Freestyle skier Heather McPhie, 33, preps for her races with a breakfast of organic slow-cooked oats topped with fruit and peanut or sunflower butter for protein. Occasionally she have cereal or oatmeal and fruit on the side. When she's at home, 34-year-old snowboarder Kelly Clark makes juices every day. He loves “Brady Cakes,” featuring eggs, protein powder, and almond oil, and avoids caffeine and fungus, such as mushrooms. It’s recommended that an athlete’s day begins with at least two glasses of water to adequately hydrate them after a good night’s sleep. Go for gold with grilled cheese and avocado. Sadie Bjornsen, 28, sticks to a classic breakfast that's full of fiber to keep her energized for her high-intensity workouts. Eggs, Greek yogurt, oatmeal, fruit and lots of coffee, Meghan Duggan is pictured during the US hockey match against the  Olympic Athletes from Russia team on Tuesday. She told InStyle: 'I always drink a glass of milk in the morning and again at night. The team also brought along four sports nutritionists that give dietary recommendations based on how hard the athletes are training, how much energy they are likely to burn, and how heavy or light they need to be for competition. Eat like an athlete – Ross Wilson Ross Wilson first discovered a love of table tennis on a family holiday and has gone on to represent Team GB at London’s 2012 Paralympics, winning a bronze medal. Depending on the discipline, the recommended daily intake of calories can vary greatly. SPAR are proud sponsors of British Athletics, an affiliation that has given us plenty of insight into athletes’ dietary requirements. Here are a few ideas which will provide the calories and the nutrients for you to go for gold, or improve your PB. On a typical day, 29-year-old Aja Evans will have some combination of oatmeal, toast, eggs - either over medium in an omelet - bacon and fruit. She also likes French toast or pancakes with peanut butter, bananas, nuts. 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Wholegrain/high fibre cereal + low fat milk or protein enriched milk alternative Wholegrain toast + low fat cheese – sliced, cottage, ricotta and tomato. Jerome Ferguson, Berry Oatmeal. 18. They are Brent Fikowski, Tia-Clair Toomey, Rich Froning, Camille Leblanc-Bazinet, Scott Panchik and Annie Thorisdottir. Serve topped with sliced banana and a splash of honey. Tea is the main drink for breakfast, and especially among the Kenyan athletes it can serve as the largest portion of breakfast. 'When you’re fueling for a sport there are some sugars that we try to avoid,' Vavrek said. Greek yoghurt and granola is a simple but highly effective meal to kick off the day. Becoming vegan and committing to eating healthier to support your growing strength and fitness can both be tricky changes. Whatever the level of competition, athletes and coaches know that results out on the track or field are achieved with the right training, and the right diet. A bigger breakfast (cereal + toast + peanut butter) can prevent afternoon or evening cookie-binges. Kelly Clark attends a press conference on February 8 (left). My husband and I are both professional athletes and we're parents now, and that's definitely affected the way we eat and the way we think about food because we want to put the best things in our children. Here are 10 of our favorite plant based breakfast ideas. Banana, peanut butter, oatmeal and a glass of milk, Team USA's Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim react to their scores after competing in the Pair Skating Short Program on Wednesday. Importance of Breakfast. Breakfast for the Lakers players usually includes an omelette station where players are encouraged to eat eggs (with the yolks), full fat cheeses, leafy greens like spinach and kale along with mushrooms. She likes to do eggs with vegetables and ham, chicken or steak from the night before, with berries or banana on the side. Cut your sausages into small chunks. The fiber-rich whole grains help keep your blood sugar balanced. Balanced meals full of real foods are a vessel for athletes of all levels to reach peak performance. Maia, 23, goes for eggs, oatmeal, green tea with lemon, and a grapefruit or orange juice. Figure skaters and ski jumpers need to be lighter and leaner because their events require being light enough to fly through the air. I'll fight on to save others from invisible enemy: After landmark ruling... Don't be sniffy! Skipping breakfast, or any meal as an athlete, can have a dramatic effect on athletic performance. Four-time Olympic alpine skiier Lindsey Vonn's favorite breakfast is a zesty egg scramble with red bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, spinach, garlic, Cholula hot sauce, and cilantro. Brush two pieces of whole-wheat bread with olive oil per side, then load one side with 90g of grated mozzarella, and your avocado slices. Lunch: Club sandwich and soup. She likes to fuel up with eggs in the morning (stock image). Four-time Olympic luger Erin Hamlin, 31, eats a hefty breakfast so she can bulk up to perform best at the event. I've been bodybuilding for many years. He said he typically only has breakfast and dinner because he's strapped into his board throughout the middle of the day. She told InStyle she usually has 'oatmeal, yogurt, apples, raisins, almonds, honey, and a spoon of peanut butter with a glass of water, and a cup of coffee'. Jessie Diggins  (cross-country skiing), Dried oatmeal with berries, yogurt, nuts and honey, Jessie Diggins, 26, is pictured on the cross country slope on Monday (left). She likes a green smoothie with protein powder and herbal tea for breakfast, according to an interview with InStyle. Add the veg, sausages and omelette to the centre of your tortilla and fold into a burrito. Brianna Decker, 26, takes stock of her leftovers before when deciding what to whip up for breakfast. It ticks all the sports nutrition boxes and is quick and easy to make in the morning. After her morning workouts at the hockey rink or in the gym, she drinks protein shake to help her muscles recover. Read full article. Here's a more in-depth look at what this year's team members are digging into to start their day: Lindsay Vonn's personal chef told Women's Health Magazine that her favorite breakfast is scrambled eggs with zesty fillings, like the one pictured right (stock image). Examples of typical meals for the elite golfer include an egg-white omelet with vegetables for breakfast and grilled chicken or fish with salad or vegetables for lunch and dinner. She usually pairs the scramble with oatmeal and berries. The comments below have not been moderated. Before we begin: get plant-based breakfast delivered! We are no longer accepting comments on this article. So much so, you’ll find all the ingredients to whip up a breakfast fit for a champion, at your local convenience store. This Is What 6 CrossFit Games Athletes Eat for Breakfast CrossFit founder Greg Glassman has long declared CrossFit as a workout regimen that prepares individuals for “the unknown and unknowable.” Perhaps that’s why many of the CrossFit Games events are not revealed until athletes actually arrive at the competition venue. Taking all of the above into account, you may be scratching your head wondering how to combine all of this into a breakfast that is good for the body, and for the taste buds. Cook until they scramble and are no longer runny. It may sound like the start of a joke, but there’s no punchline (anyway, runner beans aren’t a typical breakfast staple!). Olympic appetites: how 8 top athletes eat to win. Proteins (and natural fats) will be derived from eggs, nuts, cheese, yoghurt, milk and meat. 21&22. The most common breakfasts among this year's American Olympians included oatmeal, eggs and smoothies that give them the nutrients, protein, sugar and overall energy to perform at their best. Hockey pro Meghan Duggan, 30, starts her day with 'a few eggs, Greek yogurt, oatmeal, fruit, and lots of coffee,' according to Bon Appetit. The snowboarder likes her breakfast in smoothie form because it's easy to digest. Stir in 340g of quick porridge oats and reduce to a simmer, cooking for around two minutes. Plant-based protein foods like tofu and beans also are great choices. He likes eggs, either scrambled, over-medium or in omelet with onions, peppers, mushrooms and spinach. The 33-year-old, four-time Olympian has two medals under her belt, so it's safe to say she knows how to fuel up. He has also said he's a fan of Honey Nut Cheerios. Pair skater Alexa Scimeca Knierem opts for a simpler breakfast of banana, peanut butter, oatmeal especially on competition days because the nerves can make her stomach sensitive. But what do athletes eat to perform at their best? The two most common types you will see are brown cheese (brunost) and a yellow cheese, most likely Jarlsberg, which is a super popular Norwegian cheese with a nutty-like flavour. Another option, which seems to be popular in certain parts of the country only, is a porridge or oatmeal known as havregrøt. Courtesy Image. There’s plenty written about the negatives of too much caffeine, but it actually plays an important role in an athlete’s diet. Watts also loves making cottage cheese pancakes. While the recommended daily calorie intakes for adults in the US are around 2,500 for men and 2,000 for women, Olympic athletes have more specific calorie ranges. Some athletes will even eat candies like Swedish Fish or jelly beans before competitions for quick energy, but Vavrek says that overall athletes try to go for more complex energy sources. Brown cheese. Find out what foods runners eat for breakfast to help them perform at their top level. Cross-country skiers require a lot of calories every day because their sport requires intense arm and leg strength. Prior to heading to South Korea for the Games, Mikaela Shiffrin, 22, competed at the Alpine Ski World Cup on January 28, To fuel up for the slopes, 22-year-old Mikaela Shiffrin with eat a simple breakfast of two eggs and two pieces of whole-wheat toast. She'll add oatmeal if it's going to be a hard training day. It’s recommended that an athlete’s breakfast should be made up of 50% carbohydrates, 25% protein and 25% fat. She also likes to make her own protein bites for extra fuel. Chloe Kim, 17, has made headlines during her first Olympic games because of her indulgent eating habits. At MamaSezz, we know a plant-based breakfast can be hearty, delicious, and protein-packed. If she's craving something more solid she'll whip up eggs, toast and bacon. Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy, so to boost their muscles (including the heart) and improve stamina throughout training or events, an athlete meal plan will be loaded with carbs, particularly for breakfast. 'Sugar and refined carbs will go straight to your blood sugar and give you energy right away, which is why some athletes will eat sports gels.'. Runners need the right food to fuel their workouts—long and short. With intensive activity comes the need to stay hydrated. Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group, Trump threatens to VETO relief bill unless Congress triples checks from $600 to $2,000 - as Dems reveal Christmas Eve measure to boost amount automatically as long as no lawmaker objects, 'He ran over my foot! Sprinkle with salt and a little lemon juice. Fruit toast + low fat ricotta or fruit yoghurt Aja Evans and Jamie Greubel Poser celebrate after the Women's Bobsleigh second run of the BMW IBSF World Cup in January 2017. Large sweet potato with mushrooms, spinach and two duck eggs, Laurenne Ross is pictured during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Downhill on February 4 prior to competing in Pyeongchang. Eggs scrambled, over medium, or in an veggie omelet, Team USA luger Chris Mazdzer took home a silver medal for Luge Men's Singles on Monday. Unsurprisingly, pre-race favorites include foods that are both carbohydrate-rich and easily digested. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, especially if you're an Olympian. Figure skater Adam Rippon's go-to is overnight oats because he can get them wherever he travels for competitions. Peanut butter and banana porridge to fuel a personal best. by Rachael Schultz. What do athletes eat for breakfast? 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Breakfast is an important meal and it’s good to understand why athletes should eat breakfast. Turn frequently until browned, then remove them from the pan to cool. Figure skater Nathan Chen, 18, usually has two substantial meals each day because he's busy training. Aja Evans, bobsled. 2014 gold-medalist Jamie Anderson competes in the Ladies Slopestyle Final on Monday. What 7 Elite Vegan and Vegetarian Athletes Eat to Get (and Stay) Ultra-jacked. ... A little protein can go a long way for athletes. Then stir in a mashed banana, 2 tbsp of smooth peanut butter, ½ tsp of cinnamon and a pinch of salt. ', Cold cuts, boiled eggs, bread, yogurt with muesli, and an orange or banana, Erin Hamlin competes in the women's singles luge on Tuesday (left) and poses in her Team USA apparel on February 8 (right). Girls under the age of 18 being admitted to hospital for... Horrific moment speeding car kills couple crossing road, Baby elephant given CPR after being hit by motorbike in Thailand, 'The party's over! A typical healthy breakfast for athletes will contain a carb source such as fruit and vegetables, whole grain cereal such as porridge or muesli, and rye bread. Heat a wholemeal tortilla under the grill for around twenty seconds per side. But, asks TOM LEONARD, will diners really get a taste for a serving of serpent? Thus, breakfast serves as the nutritional cornerstone. Water is the drink of choice over any juices. It’s recommended that an athlete’s breakfast should be made up of 50% carbohydrates, 25% protein and 25% fat. This energy imbalance can have a negative impact on blood glucose levels, appetite, performance and potentially weight gain. Find out what foods runners eat for breakfast to help them perform at their top level. Eat Like an Olympian: Here's Exactly What Olympic Athletes Eat For Breakfast this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. What do vegans eat for breakfast? Jessie Diggins, 26, is competing in her second Olympics this year. To a medium saucepan, add 200ml of milk and bring to the boil. We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our site. How the heck do you prepare for a competition like this? Bobsleigh silver medalist Elana Meyers Taylor, 33, cuts out cholesterol by opting for egg whites. Brianna Decker controls the puck against Olympic Athletes from Russia during the Women's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round. On training days she eats a bit more, such as a slice of bread with peanut butter, a banana, and a soft-scrambled egg. Top scientists who raised alarm over the... Who knew what and when about Britain's Covid mutation? Emotional Nancy Grace reveals her 89-year-old mother is OUT of the hospital after she and her whole family tested positive for Covid-19. Adam Rippon, 28, is participating in his first Olympics this year. For breakfast, that includes a smoothie, egg breakfast wrap, or yogurt. Reebok tapped three of their sponsored female athletes-Annie Thorisdóttir, Camille Leblanc-Bazinet, and Tia-Clair Toomey-who are Games-bound in 2018, and asked them to share their go-to pre-competition meals.See below for how they start their days like champions. When you do start to eat later in the day it may lead to overconsuming at meals and irregular or poor snacking. When combined, perhaps even more so. The best way to succeed is to start winning from the very start of the day with a breakfast fit for a champion. Place your sandwich under a hot grill until the bread browns and your cheese melts. During training she eats 'an array of cold cut meats, two or four boiled eggs, bread of some form, some yogurt with muesli or granola and an orange or a banana,' she told Cosmopolitan. On the road, the four-time Olympian opts for smoothies that give her all of the vitamins and minerals she needs in an easy-to-digest format. Defensive end for the Houston Texans, J.J. Watt, calls himself a “huge breakfast guy.” As part of his 5,000-calorie diet, he eats two breakfasts consisting of multiple fruits and wheat toast or oatmeal. She scrambles them with veggies like peppers, spinach, mushrooms. A delicious combination of protein and carbohydrates – hand held, which is highly convenient if you are running out the door late for training! The complex carbohydrates found in granola are essential for giving decathlete Eaton the energy he needs to complete the decathlon. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. Slow-cooked oats with fruit and nut butter, 33-year-old Heather McPhie is pictured competing at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia. Hillary Grigonis. Chris Mazdzer, 29, needs to eat a lot because the heavier he is, the faster his luge will fly down the track. 5. July 19, 2017, 7:15 AM. This is a serious issue for teenage athletes as they are still developing physically and require adequate vitamin, mineral and calorie intake for optimal health and growth. Turn the pan down to medium heat and add three egg whites. Young athletes should spread protein foods throughout the day, having some at each meal and with most snacks, such as eggs and whole-grain toast with fruit for breakfast or a sandwich with low-sodium deli meat on whole-grain bread with yogurt and raw veggies for lunch. Two-time Olympian Ashley Caldwell, 24, fuels up with two eggs, spinach, and cheese on a bagel or toast. Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani - pair skating, Siblings Maia and Alex Shibutani are pictured competing in the Ice Dance Free Dance during the Figure Skating Team Event on Monday. I keep my breakfast simple: oatmeal or toast, three eggs over medium or an omelet, bacon, and fruit. Remember this is over a day though, so don’t go trying to cram all those calories into your breakfast! The redheaded 31-year-old was a lot less specific when describing his breakfast on training days when he told Board World that he likes to have 'some eggs and whatever else I can get my hands on,' before he hits the slopes. For mornings, I'll have a small coffee and plenty of water as well. She has coffee every morning morning and hydrates with water and tea. A good guide is 1/3 of their daily recommended intake. Take half an avocado and slice into quarters. Though Woods adheres to a diet rich in proteins, he notes that every athlete needs some form of carbohydrates to fuel extended bouts of high-level performance. Did 'Prof Lockdown' ever really quit SAGE? For breakfast she enjoys dried oatmeal with fruits similar to the photo above (right, stock image). Figure skaters eat fewer calories than other athletes because they need to be light Alexa Scimeca Knierim, 26, competes with her husband Chris and … Alex, 26, has oatmeal with dried fruit, a chia seed bar and water. She went on to win a gold medal in that event despite the unfinished sandwich. Have a look at my [lunch](/vegan-lunch) and [dinner](/vegan-dinner) recipes if you want more examples. We’ve put together these infographic cards to detail what the breakfast of champions really means… Tiger Woods Tiger Woods completed a return to golf after a very public fall from grace when he won The Masters earlier in 2019. This breakfast option gives you great fuel and energy to start your day. It may sound like comfort food, but cheese, whole-wheat bread and avocado provide plenty of nutrition for athletes. On the day of, athletes will likely ingest more sugars for quick energy. Almost every athlete eats eggs for breakfast. My breakfast consists of a cup of oatmeal with a teaspoon of brown sugar and a handful of mixed berries—raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, etc. Whether you are competing at World Championship level, County, or just trying to improve your fitness, here we take a look at what athletes should eat for breakfast to set themselves up for a day’s training or competition. When cooked, remove from the heat and cover for a few minutes to thicken. He occasionally has smoked salmon and side of avocado or muesli, with plain yogurt and honey. He said one of his favorite breakfasts is overnight oats with almond milk because it's easy to find no matter where he is in the world. Snowboarder Shaun White is shown competing in the Men's Halfpipe Final on Wednesday (left) and receiving his gold medal (right). Carbs are particularly important for athletes in sports that require a lot of endurance such as cross country skiing. So, it’s vital they start the day right with the perfect mix of carbs, proteins and fats. Snakes on a plate! Why breakfast is crucial for athletes. 'I use oats, peanut butter, a little honey, protein powder, dark chocolate chips, crushed almonds, and sometimes dried cranberries and mix it all together and roll it into bite-sized balls,' she told Bon Appetit. Then on Monday between her second and third run on the halfpipe, the snowboarder tweeted: 'Wish I finished my breakfast sandwich but my stubborn self decided not to and now I'm getting hangry.'. Rapid Covid tests used in Operation Moonshot may only pick up 3% of coronavirus infections among... UK has vaccinated 500,000 people against Covid since December 8, Boris Johnson says as regulators face... Britain's Covid outbreak continues to worsen with another 33,364 case and 215 more deaths. Her personal chef told Women's Health Magazine that her favorite breakfast is scrambled eggs with red bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, spinach, garlic, Cholula hot sauce, and cilantro. Nor [getting enough protein](/vegan-protein). So much more than oatmeal, we promise! Describe your food philosophy? 18-year-old Nathan Chen competes in the Men's Single Skating Short Program on February 9. Her favorite is a 'large sweet-potato, shiitake mushroom, red onion, garlic, and spinach stir fry with two fried duck-eggs on top,' according to InStyle. The greener the better. He 'lives for a cappuccino or latte in the morning' according to Bon Appetit. Find out what the 4 most successful male athletes of all time eat for breakfast. 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We know that everyone likes a bit of browse the life of athletes, for this reason Reebok did a survey and found out for us what the breakfasts of the main Games athletes are. After all, many races are decided by who gets the best start! Where do they get all that Energy? Snowboarder Jamie Anderson, 27, took home a gold medal in 2014 and will be trying to do the same this year. Chop up a plum tomato, yellow pepper, and half an avocado. 2018 Winter Olympics: How many calories Olympians eat - Vox, Lindsey Vonn Olympics Diet - Olympics 2018¿ : Breakfast | Women's Health, A day in the life: Shaun White | Boardworld Forums | Australia's Premier Boardsports Community, Chloe Kim Training Schedule | POPSUGAR Fitness, What 6 U.S. Breakfast: Eggs with hash browns, cup of fruit and coffee. She gets her caffeine fix from coffee or tea, adding protein powder to the coffee as a creamer. In a large pan, heat a teaspoon of vegetable oil. So, an athlete will typically wash down their breakfast with a single cup of coffee or a black tea. For breakfast, Jessie will often have one cup of dried oatmeal, one cup of berries, half cup of yogurt with nuts and honey, and a fried egg. For one, eating a hella nutritious breakfast. Her breakfast of choice includes chocolate pancakes like the ones shown above (stock image). Paired with Greek yogurt, this breakfast will also provide calcium, which is vital for bone strength and protein which is essential for muscle growth and repair. Sadie Bjornsen (cross-country skiing), Oatmeal with yogurt, apples, raisins, almonds and honey, Sadie Bjornsen is pictured at the Cross-Country Ladies' Sprint Classic Qualification on Tuesday. Kim told Popsugar that for breakfast she enjoys 'chocolate pancakes, biscuits and gravy, toast, and cottage cheese. People around the globe watch Olympic athletes perform super-human feats of strength, agility and co-ordination. The 5'5", 115-pound snowboarder sparked a conversation about Olympic eating after she tweeted about a churro craving over the weekend. Whilst whole fruits are highly recommended for their fibre and level of anti-oxidants, fruit juices should be overlooked due to them containing more sugars and less of the good stuff found in fruit skins. Snowboarder Chloe Kim (left), alpine skier Lindsey Vonn (middle) and figure skater Adam Rippon (right) each shared the breakfasts that help fuel their success. You have to make sure you’re taking in a lot of extra vitamins and minerals,' she said. Add a handful of grated low-fat cheddar cheese along with salt and pepper and stir until you have something resembling an omelette’s consistency, before removing from the heat. Siblings Maia and Alex Shibutani may be perfectly in-sync on the ice, but when it comes to breakfast they have different preferences. For a fibre, protein and carb rich breakfast, an athlete’s go-to is porridge. Chocolate pancakes with biscuits and gravy, Kim, 17, took home a gold medal for Snowboard Ladies' Halfpipe on Tuesday. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, according to Extra Crispy, what-do-nfl-players-eat-for-breakfast eats a strict plant-based diet. Add two turkey sausages – rich in protein and contain far less fat than their pork counterparts. ', Adam Rippon, 28, is pictured performing during the men's free skating event on Monday (left). Figure skaters eat fewer calories than other athletes because they need to be light. Alexa Scimeca Knierim, 26, competes with her husband Chris and weighs only 102lbs. Ted Cavanaugh 5. And then there are players who keep it simple. But what do our beloved Elite athletes eat? But there's really no problem eating vegan and healthy! © © SPAR (UK) Limited 2020 Registered in England No. She mentioned that she and her teammates like to watch the cooking segment on The Today Show. 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