Tag: plant-based athletes

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 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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Get Ready for “The Game Changers,” the Next Plant-Powered Supermovie

When the cab drivers at Sundance are talking about a film you made, you know the five years you put into a…

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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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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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