What Do Winter Olympic Athletes Eat?

Find out what 10 U.S. Olympians, from Shaun White to Lolo Jones, plan to eat before and after they kick butt at the Sochi Games.

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The proper diet is an integral part of Olympians' day-to-day training schedules, and they manage their food intake with as much precision as their workouts. Fierce competitors like Shaun White and Lolo Jones keep healthy, protein-rich snacks in tow before going to battle, but each sport has its specific requirements for weight, strength, and energy. And let's not forget what athletes feast on after they're done competing, which includes everything from spicy chicken wings (lookin' at you, Lolo) to home-cooked enchiladas.

Check out what 10 athletes will be eating before and after they kick butt at the Sochi Olympics.

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  • CC

    J.R. Celski is half Filipino, the “lumpia pastries” he’s referring to are Filipino not Chinese.

    • Quincy Victoria

      And it’s not a pastry neither.

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