There’s nothing like watching silver-medal winner Lizzy Armistead’s sculpted physique race by on her bike to make us all want to stop eating snacks and get off the sofa. In fact, reports show bicycle sales are at an all-time high as a result of Olympic-fever, with 6% of Brits now cycling every day.
Team GB, in all their toned and flexible finery, are shaping out to be the British role models of the year. Considering that 61% of us are currently overweight or obese – that can’t be such a bad thing.
So how do Olympians hone their bodies into the machines they are?
The average Olympian consumes around 6,000 – 10,000 calories in a day.
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