Tia-Clair Toomey, one of the most successful CrossFit athletes of all time, shares the diet that fuels her body through these intense workouts.
Toomey has not only won the CrossFit Games once but three times – something that no other female competitor has ever achieved. Each year, she dominates the competition at every turn.
Because of her success, people are wondering about the type of diet she maintains. Toomey’s diet may surprise you. Unlike other CrossFit champs, she does not consume large amounts of calories nor eat several times a day. She only consumes 2000-2500 calories per day. Toomey believes it is not about how much she eats, but of finding importance in the things she consumes, and when she eats them.
Tia-Clair Toomey’s diet is usually made up of 140-150g of protein, 230-250g of carbs, and 65-70g of fat. In a recent interview, as she shared that she is working with nutritionist Simone Jane Arthur, who helped her realize how important it is to listen to her body and to read the ingredients of what she consumes.
This is the break down of Tia-Clair Toomey’s diet:
Tia-Clair Toomey drinks a glass of water with lemon first thing in the morning and tops it off with some apple cider vinegar gummies before having breakfast. She typically waits until after working out before enjoying a bowl of oats with various fruits, like strawberries, raspberries, or blueberries. But her go-to breakfast is scrambled eggs with turkey bacon and avocado and sourdough toast.
For lunch, Toomey usually eats stir fry cooked in coconut oil and packed with all kinds of vegetables and proteins.
Toomey also sometimes eats steak with asparagus and potatoes, or eggs on a bagel.
For her last meal of the day, Toomey tries to keep things light. She usually enjoys a piece of steak or salmon, on top of cooked kale with a sprinkle of salt.
Toomey makes sure to take her dinner a few hours before heading to bed around 9.
Tia-Clair Toomey also takes supplements daily, using protein shakes, and bananas to fuel her body. It might seem like a small diet for someone so athletic, but looking at the results, it definitely works for her.
Written By Jeraine Aspiras.