Tag: plant-based athletes

Why Olympic Cyclist Dotsie Bausch Ditched Dairy

When pro cyclist Dotsie Bausch went vegan back in 2009, it was out of a desire to help animals, not to improve…

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Peak Fitness After Switching from a Mediterranean Diet to a Plant-Based Diet

Tony’s Mediterranean diet helped him lose weight, but he had joint pain, heartburn, constipation, and more health troubles—until he went fully plant-based….

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The No-B.S. Guide to Vegan Protein

It’s the question that vegans and whole-food, plant-based eaters hear all the time: “Where do you get your protein?” Given the abundance…

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Harlem Globetrotter Kris ‘Hi-Lite’ Bruton on Powering Up with a Plant-Based Diet

In 2017, Harlem Globetrotter Kris “Hi-Lite” Bruton, who’s known for his high-flying slam dunks and entertaining on-court antics, pledged his allegiance to…

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Raw Power: Pro Surfer Tia Blanco on the Foods that Fuel Her

Pro surfer Tia Blanco shreds her competition. An International Surfing Association gold medalist, the 22-year-old is a champion of veganism, Instagramming veggie…

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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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Vegan in the NFL: How 15 Tennessee Titans Made the Switch

When Tennessee Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan decided to go vegan for his health, little did he realize that his teammates would follow….

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Vegan Ultrarunner Fiona Oakes is “Running for Good” in New Film from the Director of “What the Health”

Keegan Kuhn, the director of Cowspiracy and co-director of What the Health, is back with Running for Good, a new documentary about…

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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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PSA Alert: Olympians Champion the Dairy-Free Lifestyle

Besides being world-class Olympic athletes, what do silver-medal-winning cyclist Dotsie Bausch, six-time medalist and swimmer Rebecca Soni, weightlifter Kendrick Farris, soccer player…

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Global Release Dates Announced for “The Game Changers” Documentary

Update (10/12/19) On October 16, 2019, The Game Changers will be available to stream on Netflix. The Game Changers is also available…

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One Teen’s Journey From Crippling Arthritis to Competing in Olympic-Style Weightlifting

There’s been a lot of drama in my life, but very little of it has to do with being a teenager. My…

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