YOLO, Lolo! Two-time U.S. Olympian Lolo Jones has eating like crazy this year—all for the sake of her sport. The hurdler and aspiring bobsledder currently weighs 157 pounds. "I'm the heaviest I've ever been in my life," says the Winter Olympics hopeful. "It took so much work. I'm three pounds away from my ultimate goal."
Jones has been consuming 9,000 calories daily to help power a 400-pound bobsled. "I'm pumped about this muscle weight," she tells USA TODAY Sports. "My abs are still there. I'm still cut, just super solid."
To add mass, Jones downs two protein shakes (1,365 calories each) and makes late-night McDonalds runs for double bacon cheeseburgers. During her hurdling days, Jones' diet was far more stringent. "You eat an M&M and you think your career is over," she recalls.
Bobsled team trials begin Oct. 12 in Lake Placid, N.Y. If all goes according to plan, Jones will continue her track career and qualify for the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.