The Number of Plant-Based Vegan Athletes is Growing!
Recently there seems to be an explosion of the number of vegan athletes who are grabbing headlines by crushing the competition in their respective sports and who cite their vegan plant-based diets as significant competitive edge. In this episode of our podcast, we’re going to discuss this trend of athletes going vegan, some tips for how they ensure a balanced diet, and we will also provide you with a few resources to get you motivated with respect to eating foods that fuel your body for sports or just to help keep you active.
Here is the awesome documentary we reference in the show!
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Vegan Athlete Resources and Sources Cited:
- No Meat Athlete
- Nutrition Facts.org
- PCRM website
- Torre Washington – Body Builder and Coach
- Rich Roll
- Engine 2 Plant-Strong
- A Plant-Based Diet Boosts Physical Health and Emotional Well-Being According to New Geico Study
- NFL Players’ Surprising New Performance Hack – Going Vegan
- Brendan Brazier
Question: Who is your favorite plant-based athlete? You can leave a comment by clicking here.
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Peace, love, and veggies,
Vickie and Larissa