Tag: plant-based athletes

Team USA Athletes Call on Olympic Committee to Stop Promoting Milk

Last week Team USA cycling silver medalist Dotsie Bausch publicly called out the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee for continuing to…

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Jiujitsu Champ Jay Oliveira Doesn’t Need Meat to Compete

Photo by Michele LaCamera  A plant-based diet helped fuel Jay Oliveira’s rise to Brazilian jiujitsu champion. At 47 years old, he remains…

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Fit After 40: Tips on Becoming Your Personal Best

Like many people do, as I approached my 40th birthday, I began to analyze where I stood with my health and fitness….

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Olympic Cyclist Dotsie Bausch on Why Athletes Are Going Plant-Based

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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How a Plant-Based Diet Can Benefit Endurance Athletes’ Heart Health, Performance, and 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 Stars in Keegan Kuhn’s “Running for Good”

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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