Category: Athletes

Interview with Robert Loane, Vegan Muay Thai Kickboxer

Interview with Robert Loane, Vegan Muay Thai Kickboxer

Robert Loane used to weigh 250lbs. Now he is a vegan Muay Thai Kickboxer who competes at National Muay Thai tournaments. Robert’s fitness journey started two and a half years ago and over the course of training, he has lost around 80lbs. on a plant-based/vegan diet. Here we interview him as he prepares for the 2019 United States Muay Thai […]

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Interview with Vegan Instagram Star, Katya Elise Henry

Interview with Vegan Instagram Star, Katya Elise Henry

We talk to Katya Elise Henry who is a vegan health and fitness star with an Instagram following of 5.1 million fans! When did you choose to become vegan? Why did you choose to transition to a plant based lifestyle? My sister Tanaya had a pretty big influence on my decision to try it out; she has definitely flourished since […]

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The Game Changers – A New Documentary About Elite Athletes Gone Vegan

The Game Changers – A New Documentary About Elite Athletes Gone Vegan

Executive produced by James Cameron and directed by Louie Psihoyos, The Game Changers tells the story of James Wilks — elite special forces trainer and winner of The Ultimate Fighter — as he travels the world on a quest for the truth behind the world’s most dangerous myth: that meat is necessary for protein, strength and optimal health. Meeting elite […]

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Interview with Plant-based Athlete & Team USA Volleyball Champ, Dustin Watten

Interview with Plant-based Athlete & Team USA Volleyball Champ, Dustin Watten

Ep. 8 of Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano features the super-fab volleyball champ of Team USA, Dustin Watten! Part philosopher, part activist, part cool dude and all champion, Dustin dishes on how he got control of his anger with diet, how he shifted to a plant-based diet to help stay competitive, and what he has learned from all the medals, […]

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Olympian Dotsie Bausch on Training, Protein & Factory Farmed Animals

Olympian Dotsie Bausch on Training, Protein & Factory Farmed Animals

The super-fast and super-cool Olympian, Dotsie Bausch joins host Elysabeth Alfano on her Awesome Vegans podcast/vlog. Over some Beyond Meat Chicken Strips salad with hemp seeds and avocado, they dish on her deep fall after modeling to finding cycling and making it to the Olympics, all on a plant-based diet. While still training and eating like an athlete every day, […]

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Vegan Bodybuilder Destroys Misconceptions About Vegan Muscle

Vegan Bodybuilder Destroys Misconceptions About Vegan Muscle

This video debunks two widely held beliefs/misconceptions about Veganism and building muscle. 1.That you can’t get enough protein and 2.That you will be deficient in vitamins and minerals. More information: youtube conscious muscle

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Interview with Charity Morgan, Vegan Chef to the NFL

Interview with Charity Morgan, Vegan Chef to the NFL

Chef Charity Morgan is the wife of NFL Tennessee Titans player, Derrick Morgan. She holds a culinary degree from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts and is extremely passionate about health, nutrition and providing a more panoramic view of what it means to live a plant-based lifestyle.  Here we get her insights on what it’s like to cook plant-based […]

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Interview with Mark Chapman, Vegan Bodybuilder

Interview with Mark Chapman, Vegan Bodybuilder

Mark Chapman is a professional vegan bodybuilder from Central Oregon. He has been weight training for over 30 years but just started competing shortly after his 50th birthday in 2017. He earned his Pro card at his 4th show. Mark is also a retired police sergeant from Orange County, California. Here we get his insight on being a vegan athlete. […]

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Woman to Row Across the Atlantic on an All-Vegan Diet

Woman to Row Across the Atlantic on an All-Vegan Diet

Racing in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge in December this year, the team will be rowing nonstop for 50 days, in an attempt to become the fastest, and second ever female trio to row across the Atlantic. At the mercy of the elements, the team will face a constant battle of sleep deprivation, salt sores and the physical extremes of […]

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James Cameron’s Game-Changing Vegan Documentary to Debut at Sundance

James Cameron’s Game-Changing Vegan Documentary to Debut at Sundance

The Game Changers is a new documentary film executively produced by director James Cameron.  The film eliminates the stereotype between eating meat and masculinity by highlighting top vegan athletes. It will debut January 19th at this year’s Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT. When UFC star James Wilks is injured, his desire to heal leads him on a deep […]

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