Tag: Fitness

I Lost 85 Pounds, Became a Runner, and Revitalized My Marriage

My husband, Tim, started on his plant-based journey in 2011 for his health. He was very sick and desperate—and honestly I was…

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This Fitness Pro Couldn’t Believe the Difference a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet Made

Back in 2013, I was in my early 40s and owned a high-intensity bootcamp business with my wife. As fitness pros, we…

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Get Plant-Fit: 5 Tips for Adding Fitness to Your WFPB Lifestyle

It’s hard to believe that just 10 years ago, “plant-based athlete” sounded like one big oxymoron. But thanks to the stories of dozens of…

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Food, Fashion, and the Future: Exclusive Interview With Tennis Great Venus Williams

Since she turned pro two decades years ago, 36-year old tennis champion Venus Williams has won seven Grand Slam singles titles, fourteen…

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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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World-Renowned Ultra-Marathoner Scott Jurek Talks Snacks, Potatoes, and Micro-Goals

[Rip Esselstyn, bestselling author of The Engine2 Diet and former professional triathlete and firefighter, chats with Scott Jurek, world-renowned ultramarathon champion and…

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8 Expert Tips for Staying Fit While Traveling

If you are worried about maintaining or improving your fitness while traveling, here are some of my best tips and tricks to…

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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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Ultra Recovery: From Depressed Addict to Pro Ultrarunner on a Plant-Based Diet

In 2005, I was 34 years old, over 320 pounds, had ridiculously high blood pressure, high cholesterol, prediabetes, and two herniated discs…

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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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