And yes, pizza is involved.
Aug 6, 2019
Men’s Health – At 42 years old, Tom Brady’s career is still going strong, and he’s always been game about giving everyone an inside look at how he does it.
The New England Patriots quarterback has previously detailed his diet in his 2017 book, The TB12 Method, and it was very strict, to say the least.
Brady wrote in his book:
“The regimen I follow is a mix of Eastern and Western philosophies. Some of these principles have been around for thousands of years. My nutritional regimen may seem restrictive to some people, but to me it feels unnatural to eat any other way. Many people have conditioned their bodies to a nutritional regiment made up of lots of white or pale-looking foods —french fries, potato chips, white bread, chicken nuggets—that don’t exist in nature.”
But in an exclusive interview with Men’s Health, Brady explained that his diet isn’t as strict as it seems.
So, what the heck does his diet actually consist of? A lot of fruit, a lot of recovery fluids, and just the right amount of pizza.
Tom Brady consumes an astounding amount of liquid.
After he hops out of bed at 6 a.m., the first thing Brady reaches for is a 20-ounce glass of water infused with electrolytes. Then he sips a smoothie, which typically packs in blueberries, bananas, nuts, and seeds. Pretty normal.
During his 8 a.m. sweat session, he drinks more electrolyte-infused water, followed by a post-workout protein shake. Brady stresses the importance of hydration and drinks anywhere between 12 to 25 glasses of water a day—which is probably enough to fill the fish tank you always wanted as a kid.
However, Brady trains a lot harder than the average human being, so the 25 glasses of water make sense.
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