Phelps Eats The Equivalent Of 22 Big Macs A Day

Olympic swimming is tough work. While it may look like the swimmers are just gliding with ease, it’s really an complex weave of muscles, bones and emotions smashing into each other. And this year, while records fall left and right for a variety of reasons, sometimes swimmers need an extra push. For Michael Phelps, that push includes eating 12,000 calories a day!

Michael Phelps needs his food

(”Phelps hungry! Phelps want food! Arrgggh!”)

THE NEW YORK POST, who awesomely calls Phelps “Boy Gorge”, runs down the gory details of the diet after the jump.

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