Eating 5,000 calories — EACH DAY? That’s the Volvo race

Okay, some of us tend to gain weight in the winter. Not getting outside leads to a pretty sedentary winter lifestyle if we’re not careful.

So it was with a certain amount of envy that I read about the food on SCA, the women’s boat in the Volvo Ocean Race.

The women are burning 5,000 calories a day! So they need to eat at least that amount to maintain their strength.

Um — how many women do you know that can eat 5,000 calories a day? And I’m sure the men need even more.

Want to read more about it? See this link from the team’s blog: http://teamsca.com/blog/day-11-the-fine-art-of-eating

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