Chinese Boxer’s Winning Diet: Pizza And Burgers

Unlike American Gary Russell Jr., who had to withdraw from the Olympics after collapsing due to dehydration while trying to make weight, Chinese light flyweight fighter Zou Shiming only needed one month to slim down to his target weight. Then again, he had a secret weapon: a diet of pizza and hamburgers. If McDonald’s has Michael Phelps, Domino’s needs to get this guy locked up fast.

Zou Shiming

Shiming told REUTERS that he had only begun eating Western food recently, and the fact that hamburgers and pizza were “less greasy” than Chinese food. Which lead me to the question: just what the hell kind of food are they eating in China that’s it’s greasier than pizza and hamburgers?

Read more…