Usain Bolt’s Diet and Nutrition
Bolt maintains his 6ft 4in, 13st 8lb pound frame in peak condition with a simple diet. Also, he is one of the few professional athletes who does not take supplements. He admits to taking vitamin C, but nothing else.
Instead, Bolt opts for a high-energy diet to maintain his engine, ensuring that each of his six daily meals contain 60% protein, 30% carbs and 10% fats. Sprinters should consume one gram of protein per pound of bodyweight to build and maintain muscle.
So at approx. 14-stone, Bolt needs to consume 196 grams of muscle-building protein every day. He alleges to achieve this by eating a lot of chicken fillets.
On the day that he beat the world 100m record, he described his preparation as:
Originally Posted by Usain Bolt
I woke around 11am and decided to watch some TV and had some nuggets