• For recovery, I think it's a big deal to eat within a half-hour after you exercise. Otherwise I just try to put carbs into my system before I swim and then load up on the protein after. I don't count calories. Whether it's Sour Patch Kids or Reese's or a bag of chips, if I feel like eating it, I'm going to eat it.

    "Olympic Champ Michael Phelps Bares Chest on Cover of 'Details': The 27-year-old gold medalist hopes to make a big splash in London". Details Magazine Interview, July 10, 2012.
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