Michael Phelps workout and diet
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Michael Phelps workout routine and diet plan
Michael Phelps body training schedule
Michael Phelps workout and diet. Michael Phelps was on born June 30, 1985 is a American swimmer. He is a great swimmer who wins a total of 22 medals. He holds a total 16 Olympic medals, out of which the eight gold he received at Beijing in 2008. There is no doubt that He is extremely well suited to swimming. He is 6' 4" in height and having weight about 194 lbs (88 kg). His knees are double-jointed and his feet can rotate 15 degrees more than average, allowing them to be straightened fully so that his mighty feet act like flippers that's why he is
named as ''Human Dolphin.'' He swims minimum 80,000 meters a week, which is about 50 miles. He trains for around five to six hours a day at six days a week. Let us look at his fitness training.
Workout and Fitness Equipments
He lifts weights 3 days a week, preferably on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. However, Phelps prefers body weight exercises like push-ups and weighted pull-ups for muscular strength and endurance.
- 2000 timed kick stroke
- 4x100 IM drill continuous
- Standing Dumbbell Press
- Dumbbell Front Raise
- Dumbbell Lateral Shoulder Raise.
Flexibility Training for Better Swimming
- 500 abdominal exercises and static stretching
Diet and Nutrition
Michael Phelps follows an incredibly difficult diet. He consumes over 10,000 calories each training day. He needs this much amount of calories because he burns 750-1000 calories each hour of swimming.
- 3 fried-egg sandwiches
- 5 more eggs in an omelet
- 3 chocolate chip pancakes
- 3 sugar-coated slices of French toast
- A bowl of grits (maize porridge)