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73 Results for “athlete

New Study: Plant-Based Diets Benefit Endurance Athletes’ Heart Health, Performance, Recovery

From Olympic skater Meagan Duhamel to ultramarathoner Scott Jurek, numerous athletes have demonstrated that you don’t need to eat meat to compete….

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Not Your Average Grandpa: Model, Endurance Athlete, and Plant-Based Enthusiast Richard Lima

Photos by Lisa Maloney (left) and Rick Day (right) In 1994, Richard Lima was ready to give up on modeling. He’d been…

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NFL Player Griff Whalen on the Perks of Being a Plant-Powered Athlete

The best wide receivers are strong, fast, agile, and strategic. The most important trait, according to college wide receiver coach Jay Norvell,…

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Q & A With Plant-Strong Athletes and Advocates Rip Esselstyn and Rich Roll

Rip Esselstyn, bestselling author of The Engine2 Diet and former professional triathlete and firefighter, chats with Rich Roll, bestselling author of Finding…

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From Recreational Athlete to International Ultra-Athlete on a Plant-Based Diet

For about 30 years, I dreamed of finishing the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. Once I decided to actually do it,…

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Meet Dr. Heather Shenkman, Ironman Triathlete and Vegan Cardiologist

I haven’t always been an athlete, but I’ve been a vegetarian since I was about 16 years old. My brother was the…

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Meet Matt Frazier, the Vegan Ultrarunner Behind “No Meat Athlete”

Matt Frazier is a marathoner and ultra-runner who runs the popular fitness site No Meat Athlete. But Matt says that growing up,…

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Plant-Based Athlete: What Happened When I Stopped Eating Two Pounds of Meat Per Day

Growing up in Singapore, I was one of the “fat” kids in class. My classmates called me a “double scoop ice cream…

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Vegan Ultra Athlete for the Animals: How I Became a Triple Guinness World Record Holder

My name is Fiona Oakes, an ethical vegan since age six and vegetarian since age three. I am vegan by instinct—a natural expression of…

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Top Tips for Plant-Based Athletes

Now that you have been inspired by Forks Over Knives and adopted a whole-food, plant-based diet as your foundation for health, perhaps…

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Meet LA Galaxy’s Baggio Hušidić, a High-Performance Plant-Powered Athlete

Twenty-eight-year-old Adis “Baggio” Hušidić is a starting midfielder for major-league soccer team the LA Galaxy. He’s also a passionate whole-food, plant-based (WFPB)…

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An Athlete’s Journey from Vegan Protein Addict to Plant-Based Whole Foods

I consider myself one of the lucky people who stumbled upon a plant-based diet early on in life, at age 15, while…

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Master the art of plant-based cooking.

The Forks Over Knives online cooking course helps you learn new techniques, flavors, and styles for cooking delicious plant-based, oil-free meals at home.

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