WATCH: Joey Chestnut's Training Routine
This video makes it clear that competitive eaters certainly are athletes. Joey Chestnut isn’t just some guy that likes to eat a lot of food in a short time and sometimes does it for money. He’s chewing on stress balls and lifting weights with his teeth and jaw to make sure his eating muscles are in tip-top shape.
Your buddy: "I could do that, easily."— SI Extra Mustard (@SI_ExtraMustard) July 3, 2019
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