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Merging heavy and healthy: The football player diet

Merging heavy and healthy: The football player diet

Defensive linemen crouched on the football field is a familiar sight this time of year, their hulking bodies forming a barrier between the rival team’s quarterback and a touchdown.  Serving as a human blockade means linemen often weigh in near 300 pounds, with a daily caloric intake that can reach 6000 calories.

October 31, 2013 — Julianne Wyrick

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