“I Just Shut Up and Listen”: Tom Brady Once Revealed How He Leaves His Dietary Duties and Healthy Lifestyle Up to Gisele Bündchen

Published 10/28/2022, 8:07 PM EDT

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Tom Brady is a fitness freak, and while most fans refer to his longevity as the result of intense training and a healthy diet, the quarterback once revealed that it was not the only reason behind it. His ex-wife, Gisele Bündchen, had secret weapons that she would unveil on the game days and helped the quarterback thrive.

It was all the power of intentions, according to the NFL quarterback his ex-wife induced to his senses. It’s no secret that Bündchen always had an inclination towards spirituality and related practices.


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She would exercise some peculiar methods to keep herself fresh and her husband to tackle the physical toll going deep into the season. In an interview, Brady mentioned that his wife used to put together a little altar so that he could bring pictures of their children and gave him special stones and necklaces along with mantras to recite before the games.

“I have these little special stones and healing stones and protection stones, and she has me wear a necklace and take these drops she makes and say all these mantras,” Brady said.

“At first, I was like, ‘this is kind of crazy. And then, about four years ago, we were playing the Seahawks, and she said ‘You better listen to me: This is your year, but this is all the things you’re going to have to do to win,’ and I did all those things, and by God, you know, it worked.” he explained.

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Since then, he stopped questioning her logic and said, “I just shut up and listen.” Well, to a large extent, if the above-said practice happens to be true, it helped Brady leap in his career. Not to mention, strict diet and training played a big role in his success.

When Tom Brady recalled the day he looked at his physical fitness seriously


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Pro football happens to be one of the most violent sports. To keep playing at the top requires immense discipline and fitness. Back in 2004, when Brady was already a two-time Super Bowl Champion enjoying early success, tackled with frequent injuries during practice sessions.


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It was his teammate, Willie McGinest, who advised him to control his diet and follow a strict regimen. “I love playing, and I think all of the work that I’ve been able to do has really set me up for this. I’ve been working hard for a long time. Because of you,” Brady told McGinest in an interview.


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Brady started working with Alex Guerrero, with whom he co-founded the TB12 method. Today the company is slowly plunging its roots into the US market. The rest is history. With Seven Super Bowl titles, the quarterback is sure to go down as one of the greatest of all time.

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Deepesh Nair


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Deepesh Nair is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. Having started his career in journalism as a trending news writer, he has published around 500 articles for various media portals. Although Deepesh comes from a Computer Science background, his fondness for writing has persuaded him to create his career in it.
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