Clive Rose/Getty ImagesMost of us think we know what it means to “eat well.” Technically, the rules are simple: You should eat a lot of vegetables and fruits; you need enough protein and carbohydrates; and you’re better off steering clear of too much sugar.
For the average person, the total caloric number will most likely be in the 2,000 calorie range.
But when you look at professional athletes, a new level of diet weirdness starts to appear. Sure, those athletes need to hit a certain calorie number, but the way they get there can vary greatly.
Here are the surprising diets of seven elite athletes.