Category: Athletes

Racecar Driver Leilani Munter’s Fast Track to a Healthier Planet

Racecar Driver Leilani Munter’s Fast Track to a Healthier Planet

What’s the best way to encourage people to gear up and go plant-based?  Give them free Impossible Burgers at your Nascar Tent!  Vegan Strong racecar driver Leilani Munter dishes with host Elysabeth Alfano about population growth, her work with the Oceanic Preservation Society, her favorite plant-based comfort foods and her upcoming last race of the year.  Using her 200 mile-an-hour […]

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Interview with Jennifer Zee, Plant-based Performance Coach

Interview with Jennifer Zee, Plant-based Performance Coach

Jennifer Zee is a plant-based performance coach and the founder of Plant Based & Happy.  She founded her business after successfully treating her own inflammatory disease and now works with clients to promote a healthy lifestyle by focusing on optimal nutrition, fitness, and mindfulness. Recently, she launched her largest project yet, an online summit: Mastering Your Life With Plant-based Nutrition, […]

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Chicago Bears, Pat O’Donnell on Going Plant-Based

Chicago Bears, Pat O’Donnell on Going Plant-Based

Want to feel better and have the energy and stamina to get stronger? Well then, I’ve got your number! Number 16 that is! Yep, Number 16 is in on the pod!  NFL Chicago Bears Punter, Pat O’Donnell, Mr. Number 16, follows mostly a plant-based diet…but I don’t want to steal his thunder.  I will let him tell you in his […]

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Proving a Point – Our Vegan Three Peaks Challenge by Bike

Proving a Point – Our Vegan Three Peaks Challenge by Bike

By Joshua Sutton-Ziaian There’s only a certain amount of times you can hear ‘where do you get your protein from’ without getting frustrated. It’s astonishing the amount of people we meet who still see veganism as a radical diet lacking nutrients and energy. So, we decided enough was enough. My partner Sarah and I set out to prove that two […]

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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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