EXPOSED: Secret List of Facts Surrounding Competitive-Eaters
STARS OF COMPETITIVE-EATING
Takeru Kobayashi, an internationally-known competitive-eater won The Nathan’s Hotdog Eating Contest, from Coney Island, consistently from 2001 through 2006. He was dethroned in 2007 by Joey Chestnut, another “rising stomach” in 2008.
Now who are Takeru Kobayashi and Joey Chestnut?
Takeru Kobayshi and Joey Chestnut are not dare-devil, thrill drivers. These two men who “dine on danger,” are competition-eaters. That’s true. Competition-eaters. What makes them live and operate away from the “diet-fueled crowds,” is they do NOT the first inkling about calorie-counting. Kobayshi and Chestnut eat for a (good) living) and “eat against” other professional competiton-eaters the world-over to prove who is the best. And they do this on a continual-basis, not just once a year. Kobayshi and Chestnut, along with others, have made competition-eating a world-recognized sport as popular as the Super Bowl.
I am not hiding the fact that I have a weight problem. Too much weight, but by the use of comedy, I can easily deal with it.
But my weight is not all caused by food. I have to take morning medications to help the pain of Fibromyalgia and Neurothopy, and some of these med's contain steroids, a good source of water.
When people, through fun, say things like, "Can I stand in your shadow to keep cool?" I laugh at them and reply, "Sure. I do not mind. Food and myself have had a great relationship over the years and I can't make myself file for divorce."
Source: Kenneth Avery
THESE GUYS NEVER GAIN WEIGHT
And amazingly, they both are without weight problems—no purging, fasting, or please, no dieting. To say the vulgar word, “diet,” to a competition-eater is the worst-possible insult you could ever say to (a) Kobayashi or Chestnut. And to prove how “dangerous” Chestnut is, a man who devoured 61 hot dogs in 12 seconds, could easily hit you with numerous left and right hooks and several deadly hay-makers sending you quickly into “La La Land,” so I would be careful about what came from my mouth when talking to a competitive-eater.
In this study of competitive-eaters, I would love to share with you a few unknown facts that until now have been unnoticed by general society. In short, most of us just accepted the fact that competitive-eaters are just people who do not have that much to do and just over-eat for cheap prizes and free eats. Boy, how dumb I was to think this.
If you were like me in thinking such rubbish, then your eyes will be opened-wide as a sardine can in the hands of a hungry man when you read the following . . .
Secret List of Facts Exposed About Competitive-Eaters
- Joey Chestnut soaks his hot dogs in water (during competition) to make them go down quicker. Chestnut learned the hard way when he was formerly-known to soak his hot dogs in Quaker State motor oil.
- One vital secret to being a successful competitive-eater is never stop chewing, so one year before you start your career as a competitive-eater, see how long you can chew continually through each day. Chew on automotive tires, sticks, Slim Jim’s, this exercise will also help to build-up your jaws.
- Most competitive-eaters started-out attending every family and high school reunion they could find for this meant free food and with free food came free training. You see. Competitive-eating is not as easy as it looks.
- Competitive-eaters have just one size when it comes to ordering at restaurants: Large. That means large burgers, pizza, fish dinners, and so forth. Once their bodies are trained to consume one large order, they set for themselves another goal: Two large orders of their favorite foods, and then three large orders of their favorite food. Many is the time an amateur competitive-eater may face a nauseated-stomach before he or she can reach the pinnacle of more than six large orders of rib eye steak and the trimmings.
- Some competitive-eaters skip the ruffage and start their competitive-eating training by just eating raw eggs—one after the other until they eat past the level of being “full as a tick.” This is when the realize that they are ready for open-competition.
- Another treasured-secret of successful competitive-eaters is that they focus their minds on far-away places and things rather than the task at hand: Consuming 22 plates of fried catfish, hushpuppies, and French fries. They think about seagulls flying over them lying on a sunny beach, hiking in the Yellowstone National Park and chasing the buffalo who roam there.
- Adam Richman, famous over-eating champion once seen on the Travel Channel, was so fluid in his eating skills that he did not just eat slick food such as oysters to win contests. Richman ate various foods—meatloaf, beef tips, beef tips, steak, chicken breasts, chicken wings, gallons of ice cream at a time, and his fame grew literally overnight.
- The toughest food for a competitive-eater to consume is, get this, cakes and pies. The sugar in the mixture gets into the bloodstream and causes sleepiness and a slower rate of eating.
- A running joke among competitive-eaters is that there was this competitive-eater who came home from work and was “wolfing-down” his dinner like a mad man. His wife, a suspicious woman, snapped, “Look at you eat! Did you not go to work today?”
- The most-intimidating thing a competitive-eater can say to a group of competitive-eaters in a contest is: “Heyyy, guys. I am ‘hungry as a horse!”
Note: I do hope that you enjoy this hub for the anticipation is literally “eating me up.”