Adam Peaty swims for Great Britain and has to work incredibly hard in training for competitions. He says that Quorn gives him the energy levels he needs to compete.
At the age of 21, he’s one of Great Britain’s most successful athletes. Speaking in Quorn’s YouTube video, he said: “Probably at around 15 or 16, after I had done my GCSEs and going into my A-Levels, I decided I wanted to really pursue my sporting career because you can never come back to sport.
“You need your younger body and athletic figure. It’s a lot easier to work harder when you’re younger. I absolutely love what I do, I’m in a very good position and I’m really grateful that I can have this kind of life and enjoy my hobbies.”
Quorn products contain an ingredient called Mycoprotein™ which is high protein. By eating Quorn products, top athletes are still able to eat their favorite meals made with a Healthy protein source as part of their rigorous training regimes.
“Protein is a very vital element to my training regime. Without protein you can’t recover. I like to have my protein straight after my session and then every two hours because that’s as much protein as you can take in. Over the weekend when I’m recovering I make sure I get that protein in with carbs too, so that I have enough energy to get through the next week.
Peaty hopes that his achievements can help him to elevate the sport as a whole, inspiring the next generation of potential athletes.
“I would like to get the most out of my sport and inspire a generation. I want kids in ten years to be getting those medals for Great Britain. Not only just in swimming but in other sports as well and hopefully I can help those youngsters.
“I would like to be a person that most people can look up to – why be second best when you can be first? Anyone out there can be first, it’s just how hard you’re willing to work and how much you want it.”
“To be the best i can be, I try and get a lot of protein and carbs so that I don’t get ill, and I don’t lose a day of training to something that I shouldn’t have been losing it to. I’d say it’s definitely worth all the hard work.”
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