Reportedly, he too follows a complete vegetarian diet. Probably the first local wrestler in India who gained popularity after playing the role of Hanuman in TV series Ramayana, Dara Singh followed traditional Indian methods of exercise.
Why do wrestlers eat almonds?
Almonds are prepared by mashing them into a paste and mixing this paste with milk or ghi. One wrestler explained that almonds impart stamina and strength because they produce energy but are not filling.
How much milk do wrestlers drink?
A pehelwan will have around 200 grams of it in a day as it is packed with energy and helps the body bulk up. Along with this, we will consume 2 kgs (or litres) of milk a day and have fruit in the morning and evening.