News Awards & Events Olympics Eat Like an Olympian: Here's Exactly What Olympic Athletes Eat For Breakfast By Lindsay Dolak Lindsay Dolak Lindsay Dolak is a New York-based writer and editor who covers all things weddings, beauty, and fashion. She was an editor for InStyle for two years, where she wrote and edited regular articles for the print magazine and produced e-commerce content for the digital version. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on August 20, 2016 @ 02:30PM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Quinn Rooney/Getty If nothing else, the Olympics encourage full emulation and admiration for the superhuman elite athletes competing to take home gold. We want to know their workout routines, how they keep their hair in makeup in such perfect place while flipping through the air at high speeds, and, of course, what their diets really entail. If we can't make it to the Olympics like them, at least we can eat like them right? In that spirit, we grilled a few Olympians about what they regularly scarf down for breakfast. Keep scrolling to find out what you need to add to your shopping list to truly begin eating the breakfasts of champions. 01 of 05 Allyson Felix, sprinter Mike Stobe/Getty "Oatmeal and fruit, usually. And lots of coffee!" 02 of 05 Carli Lloyd, soccer midfielder carlilloyd/Instagram "Breakfast is usually some egg whites and I’ll add some avocado and hot sauce. But if I have an early workout, I’m not usually hungry at 6 a.m., so I’ll just grab a KIND breakfast bar. My favorite is the blueberry almond." 03 of 05 David Boudia, diver davidboudia/Instagram "I’m pretty habitual when I’m at home. There’s rarely a day when I don’t have a smoothie. My recipe for my favorite, the David Boudia exclusive, includes:1/2 cup rolled oats1/2 cup of coconut waterHandful of frozen blueberries6-7 frozen strawberries.Handful of fresh spinach1/2 banana1 scoop of peanut butter protein" 04 of 05 Alex Morgan, soccer forward alexmorgan13/Instagram "On game days I eat more than I usually would for breakfast: two eggs, wheat toast, banana pancakes and some fruit. And maybe some avocado, too." 05 of 05 Christen Press, soccer forward christenpress/Instagram "I love acai bowls, juice, and kombucha to stay energized."