Train Like an Olympic Sprinter
Bust into the world of an Olympic sprinter with this strength, track and diet plan.
Now that you've had a taste of what a sprinters training is like, don't forget that expending that much physically requires you to put double back in to recover. Unlike distance runners whose diets comprise of carb loading for longer periods of running, sprinters lean more towards higher amounts of proteins and fats for the short amounts of explosive strength their events require.
Protein Sources and Amounts
1g per pound throughout your day - 60%
- Chicken Breasts
- Fish (Salmon, Tilapia, Mahi-mahi, Tuna Steaks)
- Lean Beaf (Ground chuck, London broil, Flank Steak)
Fruits and Vegetables
(The darker the better) - 30%
- Natural Peanut Butter
- Almond Butter
- Oils (Flax seed, Fish oil)