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Tag: Fitness

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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Father-Daughter Team: Living Examples of Plant-Fueled Fitness and Success

Keera Clarke is a high school scholar-athlete who is preparing for one of the biggest decisions of her life, which is where…

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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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From Unhealthy to World-Champion Powerlifter on a Plant-Based Diet

As a strength coach, personal trainer, and powerlifter, I spent most of my adult life lifting weights and churning through thousands of…

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Meet Fiona Oakes, Ultrarunner for the Animals

For the Animals, a documentary short by Insightful Films, features the story of vegan runner Fiona Oakes, the fastest woman to run a…

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World Champion Freerunner Tim Shieff Leaps Buildings, Dangles from Bridges, and Is Powered By Plants

(Editor’s Note: Tim Shieff is a two-time world champion freerunner who goes by the name Livewire in competition. He has appeared on…

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How to Build Muscle on a Plant-Based Diet

There’s a misconception that you need to eat meat to get big. Although many professional athletes don’t eat meat, people still believe…

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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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How I Fuel Myself With a Plant-Based Diet as a Competitive Bodybuilder

I did not grow up eating meat because my mother was a Seventh Day Adventist and health and vegetarianism are part of…

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Meet Vegan Bodybuilder Jim Morris, Former Mr. Universe

Jim Morris: Lifelong Fitness, a documentary short by director Ryan Vance, features the story of vegan bodybuilder Jim Morris, the former Mr….

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How Plant-Based Eating Made Me Healthier and a Better Athlete

In the early stages of my former competitive bodybuilding career, I didn’t think twice about throwing down steaks, chicken, eggs, turkey, and…

I have never felt as healthy or as strong as I do now as a vegan athlete. Here's my story of how plant-based eating made me healthier and a better athlete. see article