See Ryan Lochte’s 10,000-Calorie Meal (and Killer Abs)

07/30/2014 at 02:29 PM ET

Ryan Lochte
Courtesy Ryan Lochte

Hope he brought his appetite!

Ryan Lochte is already gearing up for the gold in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro — and intense training takes some intense fuel.

The star swimmer Tweeted a picture of enough food to rack up 10,000 calories — and it appears to be a single meal!

“#Streamlining in preparation for my 10,000 calories. Let’s see your best pose. @swimtoday #funnestsport,” Lochte captioned the photo.

Lochte turns 30 on Aug. 3, and his calorie-fest (which looks like it contains chicken, asparagus and carbs) is a far cry from the 3,000 calories a day that an active American male the same age should consume, according to the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. Although, there’s active and then there’s active, and Lochte is definitely the latter.

And the hefty meal plan certainly seems to be working — the Olympic gold medalist recently beat rival Michael Phelps in the 100-meter butterfly.

—Michelle Ward

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The Latest Craze in Disco Styles Is See-Through Jeans—but Beware of Foggy Bottoms

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The Latest Craze in Disco Styles Is See-Through Jeans—but Beware of Foggy Bottoms

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On a clear day, you can see forever—or at least that’s the wicked thought behind L.A. designer Agi Berliner’s transparent idea: see-through jeans. Exhibitionists notwithstanding, most folks wear them over bathing suits or as attention-getting evening wear with halters, garter belts and body stockings. Created for the disco crowd, the $34 jeans are selling like, well, hot pants. In just six weeks, 25,000 pairs have already been sold in such major department store chains as Macy’s, Bonwit’s and Saks.

“What’s limiting American designers is that we’re afraid to do something different,” says Berliner, 32, a Hungarian émigré who fled with her family to the U.S. in 1956. Agi thought up the gimmick in London while marveling at the way plastics were being employed by designers of punk fashion. In her L.A. office, where she designs for La Parisienne junior sportswear, Agi spent five days on the phone and six weeks testing to come up with the right plastic.

Agi herself tried out the French-cut jeans with the zipper in front, and quickly found several problems: Some plastics tore away from stitching, others wouldn’t bend and all fogged with perspiration. The ideal material proved to be a vinyl supplied by a bookbinder. The steam was eliminated with a series of vents behind the knees and in the crotch. “They’re no hotter than polyester pants,” claims Agi, “and if you wear them with tights, they won’t stick to your legs.”

Whatever the discomfort and despite the problem of Saturday night feverishness, discomaniacs report one major advantage of the plastic pants: no laundry bills. To keep Berliner’s see-through jeans clear, all the wearer needs is a little Windex.

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I see flab not abs lol