The Plant-Based Athlete
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|Author||: Matt Frazier,Robert Cheeke|
The only research-based guide for connecting a plant-based diet with long-term strength, endurance, and peak athletic performance, featuring interviews with professional athletes who've made the switch from meat to plants. The Plant-Based Athlete by Matt Frazier and Robert Cheeke offers a persuasive body of evidence for adopting a plant-based lifestyle to achieve endurance, flexibility, sport, training, or lifting goals. Featuring more than 60 recipes, insights from famous plant-based athletes, and explosive scientific research, it is the ultimate invitation for joining the growing community of athletes (from elites to weekend warriors) who use plants to power their workouts and their every day.
|Author||: Matt Frazier,Matt Ruscigno|
|Editor||: Fair Winds Press (MA)|
Combining the winning elements of proven training approaches, motivational stories, and innovative recipes, No Meat Athlete is a unique guidebook, healthy-living cookbook, and nutrition primer for the beginner, every day, and serious athlete who wants to live a meatless lifestyle. Author and popular blogger, Matt Frazier, will show you that there are many benefits to embracing a meat-free athletic lifestyle, including: - Weight loss, which often leads to increased speed- Easier digestion and faster recovery after workouts- Improved energy levels to help with not just athletic performance but your day-to-day life - Reduced impact on the planet Whatever your motivation for choosing a meat-free lifestyle, this book will take you through everything you need to know to apply your lifestyle to your training. Matt Frazier provides practical advice and tips on how to transition to a plant-based diet while getting all the nutrition you need; uses the power of habit to make those changes last; and offers up menu plans for high performance, endurance, and recovery. Once you've mastered the basics, Matt delivers a training manual of his own design for runners of all abilities and ambitions. The manual provides training plans for common race distances and shows runners how to create healthy habits, improve performance, and avoid injuries. No Meat Athlete will take you from the start to finish line, giving you encouraging tips, tricks, and advice along the way.
|Author||: Karina Inkster|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
Cook smarter and feel better with one hundred delicious recipes! Completely revised and updated from the author's previous Vegan Vitality, this is the ultimate guide to veganism for active lifestyles. More than eight million North Americans choose to exclude meat from their diets, and an additional twenty-five million rarely eat meat. Many of these individuals consume no animal products whatsoever. Why do these vegans and vegetarians choose to forgo steak, yogurt, or ice cream? Most commonly, they cite increasing and maintaining personal health. Add to this the steadily growing population of health and fitness enthusiasts who adopt plant-based diets temporarily to meet their performance goals, plus those looking to vegan diets for weight loss, and we’ve got a full-blown diet and lifestyle movement quickly expanding across the globe! This is a comprehensive active-living guide and cookbook for current and aspiring vegans and vegetarians interested in making regular physical activity a part of their lives. Fitness and nutrition coach Karina Inkster motivates and inspires readers to increase the quality (and length!) of their lives by enjoying a whole foods, plant-based diet and engaging in regular exercise. Recipes include: Apple spice baked oatmeal Open-face smoky melt Vegan scalloped potatoes Homemade energy bars Thai peanut curry with veggies, tofu, and pineapple African stew Clean 'n green flatbread No-cream of cauliflower soup Mediterranean medley salad Chocolate-dipped strawberry smoothie So many more! With healthy living advice for everyone from beginners to amateur athletes, as well as a well-rounded collection of one hundred mouthwatering recipes specifically created to fuel active living, this book sets itself apart by bridging the gap between diet and fitness, approaching health holistically and as a long-term lifestyle. Also included are interviews with vegan athletes and fitness professionals, each providing their own recipes, top-secret tips, and habits for healthy, active plant-based living.
|Author||: D. Enette Larson-Meyer,Matt Ruscigno|
|Editor||: Human Kinetics|
Gain the plant-based advantage! Join the thousands of runners, bodybuilders, and athletes from virtually every sport who rely on foods and beverages made without animal products. Every day an increasing number of athletes, even those who are not fully vegetarian or vegan, incorporate a plant-based diet when training or recovering from competition. In Plant-Based Sports Nutrition, registered dietitians Enette Larson-Meyer and Matt Ruscigno combine decades of evidence-based research with personal experience working with—and as—vegan and vegetarian athletes to offer you a reliable and complete explanation of how, when, and why you need to plan your nutrient intake to maximize nutrition and get the best results. They will help you make smart decisions about properly fueling your body so you have the energy and stamina to boost your training and excel during competition. Learn how to get proper amounts of all essential macronutrients, vitamins, and minerals, taking into account your personal caloric needs. Draw inspiration from athletes who share how they succeed in their sports while following a plant-based way of eating. Enjoy plenty of recipes to use for training, event, and everyday nutrition needs and utilize the tailored meal plans and training strategies to properly fuel your body. Understand nutrient timing and relative energy deficiency syndrome (RED-S) as well as how to meet protein and amino acid requirements while doing light, moderate, or intense training for your sport. Get information on keto diets, tips for optimizing bone health and iron intake, and instructions for making your own fluid-replacement beverage. Whether you are a dedicated vegetarian or vegan looking to add variety to your diet or you are an athlete searching for a plant-based competitive edge, Plant-Based Sports Nutrition will help you maximize your diet for optimal performance! CE exam available! For certified professionals, a companion continuing education exam can be completed after reading this book. The Plant-Based Sports Nutrition Online CE Exam may be purchased separately or as part of the Plant-Based Sports Nutrition With CE Exam package, which includes both the book and the exam.
|Author||: Robert Cheeke|
|Editor||: Plant-Based Muscle|
Co-authored by plant-based athletes with more than 35 years' combined experience, Robert Cheeke and Vanessa Espinoza, Plant-Based Muscle is the most complete plant-based fitness book to be released since Shred It!. Sharing experiences from different perspectives, and different backgrounds in exercise and sports nutrition, this plant-based fitness duo brings you the information, motivation, and inspiration to take your plant-based athlete lifestyle to the next level. We wrote this book with you in mind. We want this to be an incredibly helpful manual, designed to provide you with the exact tools you need to achieve your health and fitness goals as a plant-based athlete. By athlete, we mean YOU. The inner athlete inside all of us is ready to come out, and this book will give you the confidence to unleash your best plant-based self. From start to finish, this book will provide you with the motivation, instruction, guidance, tips, recommendations, and resources to put you on the path to success. We've got you covered on everything from how to create a workout routine, to how to select quality foods and ingredients to prepare plant-based meals, to what to eat for improved athletic performance, to how to prevent and overcome injuries and setbacks. Here are some specific things that you can expect to learn from our 35+ years combined experience as plant-based athletes: Motivation to get you pumped up to achieve your goals Programs for muscle building Programs for fat burning Programs for fitness conditioning Samples of our actual meal plans and workouts Grocery shopping lists and tips Healthy plant-based meal plans Delicious plant-based recipes Meal preparation guidelines A detailed account of our nutrition and fitness philosophies Photo demonstrations of numerous exercises Strategies for effective outreach as plant-based athletes Techniques to prevent and overcome injuries
|Author||: Zuzana Fajkusova,Nikki Lefler|
|Editor||: Page Street Publishing|
Fresh, Whole Food Recipes for a Better, Faster, Stronger You The key to a whole new level of health is as simple as eating well! Zuzana Fajkusova and Nikki Lefler, authors of Vegan Weight Loss Manifesto, have been vegan athletes and health coaches for more than 20 years and have designed the perfect plant-based diet to fuel your body pre-, mid- and postworkout. A vegan diet provides all the essential vitamins, minerals, enzymes and antioxidants an active body needs—and with delicious recipes like Chocolate Muscle Mylk, Veggie Nori Rolls and “The Game Changer” Burger, you never have to sacrifice flavor. Zuzana and Nikki have discovered the plant-based secret to building leaner, stronger muscles, and with their meal type and timing recommendations for casual, moderate and high- impact workouts, you’re sure to find the best way to give your body the nutrition it needs to keep improving. They even include sample menus to help you plan your plant-based journey to increase your strength and energy while reducing body fat. So, whether you’re a competitive athlete or weekend warrior, this cookbook has recipes that are sure to strengthen your body, mind and spirit.
|Author||: Matt Frazier,Stepfanie Romine|
|Editor||: The Experiment|
A Sports Illustrated Best Health and Wellness Book of 2017 Plant-powered recipes to power you—perform better, recover faster, feel great! A fast-growing global movement, No Meat Athlete (NMA) earns new fans every day by showing how everyone from weekend joggers to world-class competitors can become even healthier and fitter by eating whole plant foods. Now The No Meat Athlete Cookbook—written by NMA founder Matt Frazier and longtime health coach, yoga teacher, and food writer Stepfanie Romine—showcases 125 delicious vegan recipes, many inspired by plant-based foods from around the world. Put nourishing, whole foods on the table quickly and affordably, with: Morning meals to power your day (Almond Butter–Banana Pancakes, Harissa Baked Tofu) Homemade sports drinks to fuel your workouts (Cucumber-Lime Electrolyte Drink, Switchel: The Original Sports Drink) Nutrient-packed mains to aid recovery (Naked Samosa Burgers, Almost Instant Ramen) Sweets that work for your body (Two-Minute Turtles, Mango Sticky Rice) Oil-free options for every recipe; gluten-free and soy-free options throughout
|Author||: Anita Bean|
|Editor||: Bloomsbury Publishing USA|
For anyone who takes fitness seriously--from committed to weekend athletes--the vegetarian recipes of bestselling author and nutritionist Anita Bean will fuel workouts and aid recovery. The way we eat is changing. More and more of us are opting to eat fewer animal products or to cut them out entirely. Eating well to support a training regimen presents its own challenges, but as celebrated nutritionist Anita Bean shows, it is possible to eat delicious, healthy food and reach your athletic potential. Her new cookbook offers athletes-from weekend warriors to professionals-more than one hundred easy-to-prepare vegetarian and vegan recipes for breakfast, main meals, snacks, and more to allow the kind of performance every athlete aspires to, featuring gorgeous food photography and nutritional information for every recipe.
|Author||: Anne-Marie Campbell|
|Editor||: Rockridge Press|
Increase performance by going vegan--101 plant-based meals for athletes Being an athlete means always striving for ways to enhance performance--and eating vegan is a great way to build endurance and strength while improving overall health. Featuring 101 recipes and 3 meal plans, The Vegan Cookbook for Athletes is one of the most informative vegan cookbooks and will show you how impactful combining your training with solid plant-based macronutrient resources can be--no matter your athletic level. Whether you're a committed vegan or just starting a vegan diet, you can create a tailored nutrition plan for your athletic demands, from general training to an Ironman. From learning how to balance carbohydrates, fats, and proteins to things like eliminating cooking oil, this standout among vegan cookbooks is your dietary guide to a life of athletic success. This top choice among vegan cookbooks includes: Get to know macros--This outstanding selection in vegan cookbooks provides key information on macronutrients that caters to different athletic needs. More time to train--With 100-plus recipes that can be made in advance for on-the-go eating using commonly found ingredients, this book is everything vegan cookbooks should be. Guided eating--Use one of or all of the 3 meal plans that utilize and combine recipes so you can get the customized nutrition for your athletic requirements. Go beyond other vegan cookbooks with The Vegan Cookbook for Athletes.
|Author||: Ben Greene,Brett Stewart|
|Editor||: Ulysses Press|
Offers meal plans, protein intake recommendations, fitness techniques, and vegan recipes to vegans who are interested in improving or maintaining their athletic ability.
|Author||: Heather Crosby|
|Editor||: BenBella Books, Inc.|
More than 150 plant-based, gluten-free, soy-free recipes! No matter where you land on the diet spectrum, more whole, plant-based foods can enrich your life and improve your health. If you're transitioning to a plant-based diet or you just want some ideas for preparing scrumptious veggie dishes, Heather Crosby provides a step-by-step guide to simply adding more delicious, health-boosting meals to your existing routine, whether you're a meat-eater or a vegan. YumUniverse: Infinite Possibilities for a Gluten-Free, Plant-Powerful, Whole-Food Lifestyle offers a creative collection of more than 150 craveable recipes without meat, dairy, gluten, or soy. But this is more than just a cookbook—it's a treasure chest that will help you build health-promoting habits and recipes of your own for a lifetime. As a former veggie-phobe, Heather knows firsthand how overwhelming yet rewarding the transition toward a plant-powerful diet can be, so she offers expert advice for folks seeking to adopt and maintain a whole-food approach to what they eat. Fans of YumUniverse.com, Heather's inspirational food website, and new readers alike will discover recipe goodness like her Fig & Caramelized Onion Tart and Almond-Cardamom Cream Chia Pudding with Fresh Berries, as well as divine desserts like Mexican Unfried Ice Cream and Chocolate & Salted Caramel Stack Cake. A plant-powerful, gluten-free lifestyle is delicious and doable. So, say "goodbye" to the dieting roller coaster and embrace a long-term wellness adventure with tasty, healthy, plant-inspired cuisine.
|Author||: Neal D Barnard|
|Editor||: Grand Central Life & Style|
Dr. Neal D. Barnard's proven, successful weight loss program---featured on PBS Presents-will help you drop pounds, lower cholesterol and blood pressure, improve blood sugar, and feel better. Dr. Neal D. Barnard is at the forefront of cutting-edge research on what it really takes to lose weight and restore the body to optimal health. With Dr. Barnard's advice on how to easily start a plant-based diet, you'll learn the secrets to reprogramming your body quickly: Appetite reduction: Strategically choose the right foods to naturally and easily tame your appetite. Metabolism boost: Adjust eating patterns to burn calories faster for about three hours after each meal. Cardio protection: Discover the powerful foods that can help reduce cholesterol nearly as much as drugs do in just weeks. Whether you are one of the millions who are anxious to get a jumpstart on weight loss or who already know about the benefits of a plant-based diet but have no idea how or where to start, this book is the kickstart you've been waiting for. Complete with more than sixty recipes, daily meal plans for the 21-day program, tips for grocery shopping, and more, this book will teach you how to make the best food choices and get your body on the fast track to better health.
|Author||: Matt Frazier,Matt Ruscigno|
|Editor||: Fair Winds Press|
No Meat Athlete is the plant-based guide you need to perform at your very best, no matter where you are on your fitness journey. Combining proven training plans, easy yet innovative recipes, and motivational stories into a unique fitness guide, healthy-living cookbook, and nutrition primer, No Meat Athlete is perfect for all athletes, from beginner to elite, who want to enjoy the health benefits of a meatless lifestyle. Veganism, already a top food trend and diet, is taking off in the sports world. The lifestyle has been adopted by Olympians, body builders, and boxers, as well as top athletes in the NBA and NFL. Hollywood is on board, too. James Cameron (director of Avatar and Titanic) has produced a film on the topic called The Gamechangers, which follows vegan athletes, including Arnold Schwarzenegger, U.S. Olympian Kendrick James Farris, and surfer Tia Blanco.In No Meat Athlete, author, blogger, and hundred-mile ultramarathoner Matt Frazier will show you the many benefits to embracing a plant-based athletic lifestyle, including: Weight loss, which often leads to increased speed Easier digestion and faster recovery after workouts Improved energy levels to help not only athletic performance, but your daily life Reduced impact on the planet In this revised and updated edition, you'll also find new recipes, advice, and an all-new 12-week strength training plan designed to improve your overall fitness. Section I of the book provides practical advice for transitioning to a plant-based lifestyle, while ensuring you are getting all the nutrition you need. In Section II, Matt delivers training manuals of his own design for runners of all ability levels and ambitions, including tips for creating healthy habits, improving performance, and avoiding injuries. No Meat Athlete is your road map to top-notch performance, the plant-based way!
|Author||: TJ Waterfall|
|Editor||: Penguin UK|
HOW A PLANT-BASED DIET IMPROVES PERFORMANCE - AND HOW TO DO IT YOURSELF 'Well-written, well-researched, highly recommended!' Gene Stone, co-author of How Not to Die 'Whether you're looking to kickstart a healthier lifestyle or take your training to the next level, this book has you covered' Plant-Based Health Professionals UK The scientific evidence overwhelmingly shows that a plant-based diet is one of the most effective ways to improve both long-term health and to see immediate results in terms of energy, recovery and performance. But what can you do to ensure your diet boosts your performance in your sport or training? In The Plant-Based Power Plan, registered elite sports nutritionist TJ Waterfall uses the cutting-edge research he applies with his clients - ranging from Premiership rugby players, competitive weightlifters and professional boxers, to Premier League footballers and ultra-distance triathletes - to bust the myths and explain how a well-planned plant-based diet can take your health and performance to the next level. With simple but comprehensive practical guidance - from maximising muscle protein synthesis and improving your recovery, to tweaking nutrition timing and getting enough energy to fuel highly active training schedules - TJ gives you everything you need to bring your A-game. He also shows you just how simple it is to incorporate the most important nutrients into your diet with a selection of 30 easy and delicious recipes. 'A definite "must read"' Fiona Oakes, four-time world-record-holding marathon runner 'Brim full of the information you need to eat your way towards your full potential' Etienne Stott MBE, London 2012 canoe slalom gold medallist 'A holistic lifestyle guide, from a scientist not a guru' Dale Vince OBE, Chairperson, Forest Green Rovers FC, the world's first vegan football club 'Every athlete, coach, trainer and medical practitioner in all sporting organisations should read this book and utilise the insights it offers' Les Kiss, Head Coach, London Irish Rugby Club
|Author||: Scott Jurek,Steve Friedman|
|Editor||: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
Traces the author's remarkable career while revealing the influence of his vegan lifestyle, describing his transition from a Midwestern hunter to a record-breaking athlete.
|Author||: Alicia Silverstone|
Addresses the nutritional concerns faced by many who are new to plant-based, vegetarian diets and shows how to cover every nutritional base, from protein to calcium and beyond. Features irresistibly delicious food that satisfies on every level --including amazing desserts to keep the most stubborn sweet tooth happy.
|Author||: Rich Roll,Julie Piatt|
A transformative family lifestyle guide on the power of plant-based eating—with 120 recipes—from world-renowned vegan ultra-distance athlete Rich Roll and his chef wife Julie Piatt Created by renowned vegan ultra-distance athlete and high-profile wellness advocate Rich Roll and his chef wife Julie Piatt, The Plantpower Way shares the joy and vibrant health they and their whole family have experienced living a plant-based lifestyle. Bursting with inspiration, practical guidance, and beautiful four-color photography, The Plantpower Way has more than 120 delicious, easy-to-prepare whole food recipes, including hearty breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, plus healthful and delicious smoothies and juices, and decadent desserts. But beyond the plate, at its core, The Plantpower Way is a plant-centric lifestyle primer that finally provides the modern family with a highly accessible roadmap to long-term wellness and vibrant body, mind, and spirit health. The Plantpower Way is better than a diet: It's a celebration of a delicious, simple, and sustainable lifestyle that will give families across the country a new perspective and path to living their best life.
|Author||: Terry Shintani|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform|
Reverse disease, aging and obesity by eating for peace of body, mind, and spirit. According to the "Peace Plate". Thousands have lost weight effortlessly while eating more food because their body is a Peace. Others have found a surprising peace of mind. Still others have found that many of their medications become unnecessary by following this scientifically based program along with its 8 enhancements of optimizing physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of health. Along with optimizing exposure to earth, air, fire and water. This book is written by award-winningHarvard-trained nutritionist and physician Dr. Terry Shintani with Foreword by world-reknowned Dr. T. Colin Campbell, author of the China Study.
|Author||: Brendan Brazier|
Head of nutrition for the Cannondale-Garmin Cycling Team, nutrition consultant to the pros, and former professional Ironman triathlete Brendan Brazier is one of the world's leading experts on nutrition for professional athletes. In Thrive Fitness, he presents his own easy system for total health and fitness, complete with new photos and step-by-step exercises, for maximum results in minimal time. Whether you're a time-crunched beginner or an experienced athlete, Thrive Fitness will help you sculpt strong, lean muscles, reduce body fat, prevent disease and injuries, increase energy, cut sugar cravings, and sharpen mental clarity.