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One doctor claims he drinks pickle juice before he runs. The Kazakhstan wrestling team likes to consume horse sausage. And the drink of choice for some athletes is beet juice.

In honor of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, we searched for foods athletes eat to improve endurance and strength -- and the results were surprising. If you're looking to boost your performance during your workout routine, try incorporating some of these into your menu.

Check out the slideshow above for strange foods athletes consume and how they improve performance.

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