For Issue 6 of Guru Magazine, a special Olympics topic: athletes’ diets.
2012 is upon us. I remember wondering what I would be doing when this exciting year arrived – I would have been wrong! Whilst you decide how to spend the extra bank holidays and whether it will be hot enough for a barbeque on Jubilee day, many an athlete is intensively training for one of the biggest events of their career: the Olympics! One way they will be preparing (apart from the extreme sports regime of course!) will be following a very specific diet, aimed at keeping athletes fit and trim but also energised.
Here we look at the difference between an athlete’s diet back in Ancient Greece when the Olympics first began and now, at the bring of 2012…
This article was written for digital science magazine Guru Magazine, for which I am currently Food Guru. Guru magazine is a brilliant innovation: a crowd-sourced magazine bringing you fun and entertaining articles around the theme of science but without all the jargon! Perfect for anyone with an inquisitive mind, Einstein IQ not required!