Post Tagged with: "Athletes"

Basketball Legend John Salley Talks with Awesome Vegans, Elysabeth Alfano

Basketball Legend John Salley Talks with Awesome Vegans, Elysabeth Alfano

On this episode of Awesome Vegans, host Elysabeth Alfano dishes it up in her kitchen with basketball legend, John Salley.  You know the expression everything under the sun?  That’s exactly what Elysabeth talks about with this wellness master, media personality, chef, philosopher and star on the court.  Get comfy and settle in because John and Elysabeth wax prophetic about food […]

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Plant Strong: Cycling Through Protein Myths

Plant Strong: Cycling Through Protein Myths

One of the most famous cycling coaches in the world—the coach who literally wrote the bible for cyclists—was in town for a weekend seminar that I was attending. Prior to the Sunday session, we got to ride together. I was thrilled when I took my turn in the paceline riding next to him, asking questions and getting personalized coaching instruction. […]

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Interview with Vegan Athlete, Jeff Cody

Interview with Vegan Athlete, Jeff Cody

Jeff Cody is a fitness trainer (@scotiawest_fitness) on Instagram and a strong advocate of living a vegan, plant-based lifestyle. He is also completing a program to be a Certified Plant-based Nutritionist.  He believes more people need to see the positive side of health and wellness. Here we interview him about his vegan journey. When and why did you go vegan? […]

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New Review Shows Vegan Diet Benefits Athletes

New Review Shows Vegan Diet Benefits Athletes

A vegan diet may offer a performance advantage to endurance athletes, according to a review published in the journal Nutrients. In response to the increased use of vegan diets by professional athletes, researchers highlighted some of the benefits of plant-based eating that may explain the athletic edge, including leaner body mass, reduced blood viscosity, reduced oxidative stress, and reduced inflammation. […]

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LeBron, Crawford, Schwarzenegger & Vonn Launch Vegan-Friendly Products

LeBron, Crawford, Schwarzenegger & Vonn Launch Vegan-Friendly Products

Three out of Ladder’s four products are vegan: plant protein, greens powder, and energy powder (unfortunately the fourth product is whey protein). Ladder, a new wellness brand, began with a custom protein powder formulated specifically for LeBron James’ personal use. After suffering from severe cramping during the 2014 NBA Finals, LeBron James and his trainer, Mike Mancias, looked for ways […]

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The Game Changers Documentary Adds Lewis Hamilton & Tennessee Titans

The Game Changers Documentary Adds Lewis Hamilton & Tennessee Titans

Filmmaker James Cameron’s much-anticipated documentary “The Game Changers” with a release date of early 2019 will feature two additional plant-powered athletes. The film will feature members of the NFL football team the Tennessee Titans, including linebacker Derrick Morgan, and five-time Formula 1 champion, Lewis Hamilton. The cast also includes Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rip Esselstyn, Scott Jurek, Tia Blanco, among many others.

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Interview with Amanda Rodgers, Pro Tennis Player and New Vegan

Interview with Amanda Rodgers, Pro Tennis Player and New Vegan

Currently ranked in the top 500 in the world, professional tennis player Amanda Rodgers travels all over the world to play.  We talk to her about her experience after she went vegan this summer. How long have you been vegan and why did you go vegan? I became a vegan July 1st, so i am still fresh. I had been […]

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Is Masculinity is an Anxiety Disorder? Former Chicago Bear, David Carter

Is Masculinity is an Anxiety Disorder? Former Chicago Bear, David Carter

Tough guy and former Chicago Bear, David H. Carter, sits down with Elysabeth Alfano to discuss The Bears, his diet, workouts, food deserts, strength and masculinity.  Maybe it’s not what you think! Enjoy this candid, no-holes-barred conversation with this loveable giant interview from the Switch4Good No Dairy Athlete Summit. David Carter is an inspiration for manly men everywhere.  Listen in, watch […]

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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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Must-Have Vegan Boxing Gear

Must-Have Vegan Boxing Gear

Boxing has been this year’s standout fitness trend and it has no plans on leaving anytime soon. It’s time to punch it out and step up your combat gear game with Sanabul. Sanabul is a premium athletic gear brand that specializes in combat sports gear and fitness apparel for consumer, professional MMA fighters and notable gyms and fitness studios across the […]

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