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How to Be a Competitive Eater

kobayahsi-pizza-150.jpgIf you're thinking about becoming a "gurgitator" — that's a professional competitive eater — the Wall Street Journal has some tips for you. Practice using the same brand of food you'll be eating during the competition, work out ("It’s easier to stretch out your stomach when you’re not pushing up against layers of fat"), and, somewhat surprisingly, never compete on an empty stomach: they don't stretch. [WSJ]