The US women's Olympic gymnastics team's favorite foods

August 4, 2016 6:38 AM

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The US women's Olympic gymnastics team's favorite foods

Do you ever wonder what it takes to fuel an Olympic athlete? We already know about Michael Phelps’ famously giant several-thousand-calorie breakfasts. But what about the USA Women’s Olympic Gymnastics team? These five fierce athletes are pretty strict about their dietary regimens, but they live a little wiggle room for ketchup and Sriracha sauce, which Aly Raisman says she and her teammates put on everything.

Cosmopolitan got a sneak peek at what star gymnast Gabrielle Douglas, 20, eats every day and, amazingly, it involves chocolate. Hey, even gravity-defying tumbling connoisseurs have a sweet tooth. She eats pretty lean though, only consuming oatmeal and bananas for breakfast, along with vegetables and...

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