9 Articles For Vegan Athletes
Are you a vegan and an athlete? Tired of hearing the old line, "Where do you get your protein?" If so, this one's for you. Here are 9 articles that prove you can build muscle without eating a T-bone steak after every workout, as well as a few great vegan products we've reviewed.
Ed Bauer: The Poster Man For Vegan Athletes (Danette "Dizzle" Rivera)
Vegan since the age of 16, Ed Bauer was a competitive bodybuilder and now competes in CrossFit. Ed wants to lead by example and show people how vegans can be successful athletes, too.
How to Build Muscle Mass On a Plant-Based Diet (Derek Tresize)
Derek Tresize is a competitive bodybuilder and a vegan. So how do you build muscle if you don't eat animal protein? Derek explains how and shares a sample meal plan to get you started.
The Secret Advice of a Vegan CrossFitter (Danette "Dizzle" Rivera)
After a particularly grueling CrossFit workout, one of my gym mates motioned me over to the rowers. This was not the first time I’d been pulled into the shadows to whisper about – gasp! – vegetables.
Product Review: Chocolatl Empower Bar and Puma Bites (Becca Borawski)
If you are looking for a satisfying, paleo-friendly and/or vegan-friendly, sweet tooth experience you can feel good about buying and eating, Chocolatl is it.
Dear Coach: Can I Get Strong as a Raw Vegan? (Danette "Dizzle" Rivera)
Is it possible to work out hard and get results as a raw vegan? Danette, our resident vegan CrossFitter, weighs in on this question and gives a fruit truck load of tips and advice.
Product Review: Vega Sport Performance System (Logan Gelbrich)
The Vega Sport Performance System is a vegan supplement product line developed by super athlete, Brendan Brazier, to support people committed to a whole food plant-based diet.
Vegan CrossFitter/Mad Scientist: What a Vegan Athlete Eats (Danette "Dizzle" Rivera)
The question “Where do you get your protein?” is OLD SCHOOL! Vegans have been asked this since 1944. The question I now get asked is “So, what exactly do you eat?”
Product Review: CORE Meal Bar (Becca Borawski)
There are a lot of meal replacement bars on the market. You might be thinking, “Why do I need to read about another bar?” But CORE Foods is a unique company on a clear mission.
Handmade Dreams: Dale Buchanan of Dale's Raw Foods (Danette "Dizzle" Rivera)
In January of 2011 Dale started Dale's Raw Foods and began handcrafting his own raw vegan protein bars. Little did he know it would turn into a million dollar business in only 18 months.