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Tag: plant-based athletes

Catching Up with 3-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Heather Mitts

Former professional soccer player Heather Mitts hung up her cleats in 2013, but she hasn’t stayed on the sidelines over the past…

U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Heather Mitts Prepares to Kick a Soccer Ball see article

World-Famous Climber Steph Davis on Why She’s Vegan

From Yosemite to Patagonia, Steph Davis has made hundreds of breathtaking ascents to become one of the world’s most accomplished climbers. For…

Rock Climber Steph Davis on a Steep Rockface, Rope Climbing see article

Q&A: Bodybuilder Robert Cheeke, Ultrarunner Matt Frazier on Their New Book for Plant-Based Athletes

Bodybuilder Robert Cheeke (Vegan Bodybuilding) and ultrarunner Matt Frazier (No Meat Athlete) have dedicated their careers to helping other athletes adopt, maintain,…

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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…

The courtyard outside the U.S. Olympics and Paralympics Committee Headquarters in in Colorado Springs, with a large metal globe sculpture and four sculptures of athletes jumping see article

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…

Jiujitsu martial artist Jay Oliveira stands by a stone wall in front of a small harbor see article

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…

Dotsie Bausch, one of many plant-based athletes see article

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….

Tony Nel before after mediterranean diet to plant-based diet see article

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…

Harlem Globetrotter Hi-Lite Bruton see article

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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