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Food Fight: Other Sports vs. Hockey

When it comes to being at the top of your game regardless of the sport you partake in, diet is a huge factor. Working out will increase strength and muscles but a consistent diet goes a long way to fueling an athlete’s ultimate potential when it comes to game time.

That’s why today with the courtesy of our friends over at The World Sports Food Fight, we bring you a comparison of hockey’s caloric intake against other major sport professions in the form of infographics. See for yourself if any shock you on the amount of calories an athlete needs to fuel his or her body to that of a hockey player.

Average Joe vs Hockey Calories

Average Joe Calories

Hockey Player Calories

American Football vs Hockey Calories

Baseball vs Hockey Calories

Basketball vs Hockey Calories

Cycling vs Hockey Calories

Football vs Hockey Calories

Formula 1 vs Hockey Calories

Moto GP vs Hockey Calories

Rugby vs Hockey Calories

Swimming vs Hockey Calories

UFC vs Hockey Calories

Any of the above surprise you?

Maybe you thought you ate too many calories a day yourself until now.

If you want to see how some of the other athletes’ caloric intakes breakdown specifically you can do so by visiting the The World Sports Food Fight website for yourself.

bon appetit!

Igor Burdetskiy

Igor Burdetskiy

Founder, Editor-in-Chief, & CEO at Hooked on Hockey Magazine
I grew up playing Ball and Roller Hockey day and night somewhat religiously throughout elementary and middle school. The two don't compare though when I lace up the skates and hit the ice. I live and breathe hockey beyond the perspective of "it's just a game" and I will gladly talk hockey for hours with anyone. Hockey is more than just a lifestyle, it's a culture of passionate people who make memories every time the puck is dropped. Hockey has not only helped me get through some of the hardest times in life but has created some of the best memories to date. Want to talk hockey with me? Shoot me an email: iburdetskiy@hookedonhockey.com and let's talk some hockey!
Igor Burdetskiy
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