Laurent Gras. Body fat 2 (t-w-o) percent.
You wouldn’t expect to find any chefs on a list entitled "The Fittest Guys in the World for 2010"
from Men's Fitness
magazine (although a lot of them would do really well on the corollary list of least-fit guys). The names run towards athletes like the Real Madrid
soccer star Christiano Ronaldo
and Heisman Trophy winner Mark Ingram, Jr.
, and actors like Sam Worthington
. But there is one chef: Laurent Gras
of the super-fantastic Chicago restaurant, L20
. Gras says he balances his 90-hour weeks in the kitchen by cycling at least one 100-miler on his day off. Here’s what else Men’s Fitness
reports: “To maintain his 2-percent body fat (that’s right: T-W-O), Gras heads to the gym five days a week for 30 minutes of jumping rope, an hour of spinning and some lower-body resistance training.” W-O-W. (My only reference for 2 percent involves milk.) For anyone who wants to at least eat like Gras, some of his terrific healthy recipes are at foodandwine.com