1908 1948 2012
Rowers Henry Blackstaffe, Gold medallist at the 1908 Olympics Cambridge Rower Elise Laverick, two times Olympic Bronze medallist
Daily food intake 3000 Calories (Kcal)
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Food Intake for a 78kg Rower for One Day

Breakfast

  • Bowl of porridge with cream 180kcal
  • Sardines on toast 218kcal
  • Coffee 10kcal

Lunch

  • Rolled ox tongue 110kcal
  • Kidneys 214kcal
  • Mashed potato 197kcal
  • Asparagus 10kcal
  • Pink Rhubarb and clotted cream 180kcal
  • Pint or two of Guinness 420kcal

Tea

  • Hot potato scones 290kcal
  • Toast and butter 175kcal
  • Madeira cake 215kcal

Dinner

  • Sirloin Steak 160kcal
  • Braised Celery 10kcal
  • Potatoes 135kcal
  • Vanilla Souffle 260kcal
  • Claret unlimited supply! 320 kcal

Supper

  • Slice of cold goose 63kcal
  • Glass of Madeira 48kcal
2500 Calories (Kcal)
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Food Intake for a 80kg Rower for One Day

Breakfast

  • Bowl of porridge with milk 160kcal
  • Toast and Jam 214kcal
  • Tea 15kcal

Lunch

  • Bread 180kcal
  • Spam 235kcal
  • Jam Tarts 266kcal
  • Apple 32kcal

Tea

  • Shepherds pie 368kcal
  • Broad beans 50kcal
  • Carrots 35kcal
  • Jam roly poly and custard 270kcal

Evening

  • 2/3 pints Guinness 630kcal
5500 - 6000 Calories (Kcal)
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Food Intake for a 100kg Rower for One Day

9 -10 Litres Fluid

Breakfast One

  • Six Weetabix with milk 540kcal
  • Banana 143kcal
  • 500ml orange juice 170kcal

Breakfast Two

  • Four slices of wholemeal bread with margarine 310kcal
  • Three/four eggs scrambled with milk 350kcal
  • 200g baked beans 170kcal
  • I litre squash/water 10kcal

Lunch

  • Large portion of meat chicken/steak 500kcal
  • Five or six new potatoes 300kcal
  • Two or three servings of vegetables 50kcal
  • Melon and yoghurt 131kcal
  • I litre squash/water 10kcal

Post Training Snack

  • One banana, one apple 196kcal
  • Cereal bar (eg Fruesli bar) 130kcal
  • Cup of milky tea 20kcal

Dinner

  • 250 grams pasta 750kcal
  • Grilled chicken 500kcal
  • Sweetcorn 30kcal
  • 1 tbsp pesto 70kcal
  • Apple crumble and custard 380kcal
  • 500 mililitres water/squash 5kcal

Supper

  • Hot chocolate 100kcal
  • Three digestive biscuits 225kcal
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