The Vegan Athlete

Maximizing Your Health and Fitness While Maintaining a Compassionate Lifestyle

BE YOUR BEST. You can be vegan and still perform at the top of your ability―run your fastest, lift your max, cross the finish line first. Combining dietary know-how with exercise physiology and a full workout program, this book details everything the vegan athlete needs to maintain energy and build muscle, including: day-by-day meal plans; protein intake recommendations; the best calorie-rich foods; optimal fitness techniques; delicious meat-free, dairy-free recipes. The Vegan Athlete shows how a diet of natural plant proteins, essential amino acids and carefully balanced vitamins provides more than enough nutrition to fuel a lean, strong body. Thanks to this book, you can follow a full-body program for getting and staying in shape that is truly cruelty-free.