Tag: plant-powered athletes

From Recreational Athlete to International Ultra-Athlete on a Plant-Based Diet

For about 30 years, I dreamed of finishing the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. Once I decided to actually do it,…

Karen Brown testimonial see article

Meet Dr. Heather Shenkman, Ironman Triathlete and Vegan Cardiologist

I haven’t always been an athlete, but I’ve been a vegetarian since I was about 16 years old. My brother was the…

Heather Shenkman, MD see article

Ultra Recovery: From Depressed Addict to Pro Ultrarunner on a Plant-Based Diet

In 2005, I was 34 years old, over 320 pounds, had ridiculously high blood pressure, high cholesterol, prediabetes, and two herniated discs…

David Clark before after see article

From Tired, Unhealthy Fortysomething to Fit Competitive Cyclist

I turned 40 years old in June 2011, and was struggling to find enough energy to make it through the day, despite…

Gigi Carter before after see article