Michael Fred Phelps, an American swimmer and winner of 16 medals in the last two Olympics, has recently revealed that his caloric intake about 5,000—6,000 calories a day. Now, the big greater concern is how can he consume 10,000 calories a day and still be so lean! We all end up complaining how we’re unable to burn calories and here we have Phelps who does it just right.
So, what does it take to maintain an athletic physique and prepare for the Olympics again. To consume that much and burn it all, athlete needs to follow a rigorous training regime. Take a look at the 6,000 calorie diet of Phelps and see if it is of any help to you. Make sure you consult a dietician or a nutritionist before embarking on this journey.
Guidelines for Non-Athletes
Non-athletes should not try 6,000-calorie diet, you can instead follow the general guidelines of consuming and burning 2,500 calories a day. These calories should come from healthy food choices, and burned with physical activity.
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