Category: Athletes

NFL’s Vegan Movement and the Chef helping with the New Lifestyle

NFL’s Vegan Movement and the Chef helping with the New Lifestyle

Chef Charity Morgan, a Le Cordon Bleu graduate who, when faced with the challenge of preparing Vegan meals for her family, ended up cooking for some of the NFL’s leading players. As the Vegan movement grows in popularity and athletes look for solutions to important health issues and preventative health maintenance, Chef Charity is preparing nourishing meals to help these […]

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NBA players explain why they are going vegan

NBA players explain why they are going vegan

As more information becomes available about the food athletes are putting in their bodies, a lifestyle trend appears to be taking the NBA by storm: veganism. That’s right, players are throwing out the beef and picking up the beets, putting down the chicken and picking up the chickpeas. According to most of them, the change in diet has both helped […]

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The No Meat Athlete Cookbook

The No Meat Athlete Cookbook

A Sports Illustrated Best Health and Wellness Book of 2017, from the author of No Meat Athlete: Run on Plants and Discover Your Fittest, Fastest, Happiest Self A fast-growing global movement, No Meat Athlete (NMA) is inspiring everyone from weekend joggers to world-class competitors to be healthier and fitter and perform better on whole plant foods. Written by NMA founder […]

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Why Surfer Tia Blanco Is Vegan

Why Surfer Tia Blanco Is Vegan

There are plenty of professional athletes that have proclaimed veganism as the source of their power, endurance, and fuel. From Olympic powerlifter Kendrick Farris to ultra runner Scott Jurek, pro athletes are proving that if you think a vegan diet is a weak diet, then you should think again. And Tia Blanco, the 19-year-old surfing phenom, is proof. Blanco’s pro […]

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Tom Brady & Purple Carrot Partner to Offer Plant-Based Meals for Peak Performance

Tom Brady & Purple Carrot Partner to Offer Plant-Based Meals for Peak Performance

Tom Brady and his team at TB12 have announced that they have partnered with Purple Carrot, the plant-based meal kit company, to launch TB12 Performance Meals: a meal subscription service that will include fresh, pre-portioned ingredients and simple step-by-step guidance to help active individuals cook many of the same delicious meals Brady will be eating. In addition to weekly meal […]

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Leilani Münter Races First Ever Vegan-themed Race Car

Leilani Münter Races First Ever Vegan-themed Race Car

A Well-Fed World has partnered with professional race car driver and vegan animal activist Leilani Münter to bring powerful vegan messaging and resources to millions of race fans and the general public. Leilani’s first race in the Vegan Powered car is at Daytona International Speedway on Feb 18, 2017! About the campaign: WHEN… Daytona Speedweek: Feb. 18-26. Leilani’s ARCA race […]

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Athletes increasingly turn to vegan diets

Athletes increasingly turn to vegan diets

“I don’t want to be vegan,” David Carter once said to his wife. “That’s for weaklings.” At the time, Carter was an NFL defensive end, weighing in at more than 300 pounds. Growing up in Los Angeles, he was raised on barbecue at his family’s restaurant and felt that meat was his source of strength, so there was no way […]

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Meet Dr. Heather Shenkman, Ironman Triathlete & Vegan Cardiologist

Meet Dr. Heather Shenkman, Ironman Triathlete & Vegan Cardiologist

Dr. Heather Shenkman is a vegan cardiologist in West Hills, California. In July of 2010 she completed Ironman Lake Placid, which was her first Ironman-level triathlon (2.4 mile swim, 112-mile bicycle ride, 26.2 mile race). She also competed internationally at the Maccabiah Games in the summer of 2013 and earned a bronze medal for the United States as a Masters […]

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Top Fitness Trainer ‘Bad Ass Vegan’ Teams up with VeganSmart

Top Fitness Trainer ‘Bad Ass Vegan’ Teams up with VeganSmart

Top national fitness trainer John Lewis, also known has Bad Ass Vegan, is recognized not only for his body sculpting and contouring regimes but also living a vegetarian/vegan lifestyle. Known for catering to a diverse group of individuals, Lewis’s services are highly sought after as he masterfully creates and develops personalized, unique and healthy nutrition plans. It is not surprising […]

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The Vegan Diet of Racecar Driver Andy Lally

The Vegan Diet of Racecar Driver Andy Lally

Professional athletes don’t get to the top by accident. It takes superhuman levels of time, dedication, and focus—and that includes paying attention to what they put in their bodies. GQ takes a look at the daily diet of professional driver Andy Lally. Breakfast Veggie burger with avocado Lunch Veggie bowl: Black beans, rice, tomatoes, guacamole, tempeh Snack Pistachios Dinner Whole […]

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