Powered by plants: Meet the vegan athletes whose sporting success is fuelled by plants

Powered by plants: Meet the vegan athletes whose sporting success is fuelled by plants

Veganuary Chief Executive Simon Winch talks to previous Veganuary sport stars…  Anthony Mullally When Sunderland striker Jermaine Defoe publicly credited a vegan diet for his continued presence at the top level of football, people took notice. Defoe was 35 and seeking to extend his time in the sport he loves. He had long been a fan of spinach, More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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P90X Founder Tony Horton is switching to a plant-based diet

Founder of extreme fitness program P90X Tony Horton has been following a plant-based diet for more than two weeks, and has taken to social to say: “I’m in the midst of a little vegan experiment.” Photo: Tony More...

Meet Ishmael Burdeau, the vegan ultra runner who competed in 'Britain's Most Brutal Race'
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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Meet the vegan ultra runner who competed in ‘Britain’s Most Brutal Race’

When experienced ultra runner Ishmael Burdeau discovered veganism, his prospects changed drastically… It’s mid-January in Dufton, Cumbria, and I’m woken up by my alarm at 5am. I’m sleeping in the back More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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PlantBuilt vegan bodybuilders take home 32 medals at the 2017 Naturally Fit Games

PlantBuilt vegan bodybuilders broke a world record at the 2017 Naturally Fit Games in Austin, TX last weekend. Photo: Jennifer M. Ramos Vegan nonprofit bodybuilding organisation PlantBuilt collectively won 32 medals More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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15 top tips for building lean muscle on a vegan diet

Vegan bodybuilder Tsuki Harris shares her 15 tips for developing a lean and muscular  physique on a vegan diet… 1 Eat real food Whole unprocessed foods will help you stay leaner, because what you see is More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Food for fuel: Vegan workout nutrition guide

To get the best from your exercising you need to nourish and replenish your body. Alessandra Felice shows us how… Exercising, whether walking, going to the gym, dancing or taking a group class, is one of More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Running on plants: A vegan’s guide to running

Lace up your trainers and feel the burn as Charlotte Willis encourages us to get up and running… In 2015 Sport England announced that 2.45 million of us in the UK are taking part in regular athletics, with More...

In conversation with prize-winning vegan bodybuilder Robert Cheeke
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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In conversation with prize-winning vegan bodybuilder Robert Cheeke

Vegans don’t come much stronger than prize-winning bodybuilder Robert Cheeke. Charlotte Willis meets him to find out more about his life and diet… Robert Cheeke is one of the most famous and inspirational More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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In the kitchen with… extreme fitness guru Ross Edgley

An extreme fitness guru, new vegan, and a sports scientist, Ross Edgley is always on the lookout for new ways to push himself to the limits. When did you first become involved in the fitness industry? The truth More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, November 25th, 2016
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The world’s first Tree-Athlon: Vegan granola fuelled

Plant-based athlete Ross Edgley has once again proved the power of a vegan diet by completing an Olympic-distance triathlon, all whilst carrying a 100-lbs tree on his back!  On the 12th of November I completed More...