Vegan and vegetarian nutrition, running and training tips, and healthy lifestyle and habit change with well-known guests like Rich Roll, Brendan Brazier, Heather Crosby, Leo Babauta, Rip Esselstyn, Pamela Fergusson, Dan Buettner, make for an entertaining, informative, no-preach listen.
NMA Chats: On Being a Vegan Activist in the Black Community with Jasmine C. Leyva
Today we sit down with Jasmine C. Leyva, a filmmaker, actress, and activist on a mission to spread the benefits of a plant-based diet to the black community.
A Closer Look at "The Plant-Based Athlete" by Matt Frazier and Robert Cheeke
In their new book, The Plant-Based Athlete, Matt Frazier and Robert Cheeke share how the world's top performers achieve optimal results on a vegan diet. In today's episode, they break down the biggest takeaways from the book and how you can apply them to your fitness goals and lifestyle. About the book The Plant-Based Athlete is 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 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. Here are just a few athletes interviewed for The Plant-Based Athlete, whose stories of physical transformation began when they discovered the power of plants: SCOTT JUREK, ultrarunner, 7-time Western States 100 Champion MEAGAN DUHAMEL, 2-time world champion and Olympic gold medalist, figure skating DARCY GAECHTER, the first and only woman to kayak the Amazon River from source to sea RICH ROLL, ultra-distance triathlete DAVID CARTER, NFL defensive end JAMES WILKS, UFC champion fighter, mixed martial artist VANESSA ESPINOZA, 3-time Colorado Golden Glove State champion DOTSIE BAUSCH, Olympic silver-medalist in track cycling RIP ESSELSTYN, professional triathlete and world record holder in swimming
Can a Plant-Based Diet Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?
How much of an impact can your diet have on preventing or reversing type 2 diabetes? In today's episode, we sit down with Jose and Diana of Reversing 2TD to find out.
The Edgy Veg on Building a Vegan Business and Dominating the Kitchen
With hundreds of thousands of followers and countless viral videos, Candice Hutchings' unique style has had a massive impact on vegan cooking, activism, and lifestyle. In today's episode, we chat with The Edgy Veg about the growth of her business and how to gain confidence in the kitchen.
How to Be Happy with Sid Garza-Hillman
Need a no-nonsense approach to living a happier life? For author and nutritionist Sid Garza-Hillman, it boils down to these 6 simple truths.
How Robert Cheeke Gained 100 Pounds on a Plant-Based Diet
Few people have been better ambassadors to the plant-based movement than Robert Cheeke. A legendary vegan bodybuilder and spokesperson for the movement, Robert has accomplished a lot. In today's episode, he talks about motivation, longevity, and how he gained more than 100 pounds (of mostly muscle) on a plant-based diet.