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Which vegan WWE athletes were mentioned in 'The Plant-Based Athlete'?

I returned my copy of The Plant Based Athlete by Matt Frazier and Robert Cheeke, but I recall it mentioned a handful of plant-based WWE superstars. Who were they?
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Durable Trekking Boots (vegan)

Where can I find a pair of durable vegan boots for trekking? I'm specifically looking for a goodyear-welted boot, so that they are heavy, durable, and I can take them to any-old boot shop to have them ...
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What can I mix soy protein isolate with so it tastes better?

To follow a diet compatible with the type of physical activity that I do when training, I take more than a 100 g of protein per day. As a vegan, I could get tricky to reach this amount while staying ...
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What is ideal food for doing alpinism (vegetarian)?

Can somebody recommend good vegetarian food which gives you on a long-term scale (one day, 1.500 hm difference in altitude, or multiple days) enough energy / calories, but does not affect your stomach ...
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Is body building feasible for vegetarians?

Every athlete and bodybuilder talks about regimes and diets that are non-vegetarian. Is it possible for vegetarians to beat a non-vegetarian diet? If so, how? What are the replacements of high-protein ...
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Raw food veganism - maintaining energy levels as an older athlete

So about 15 years ago I was a raw food vegan and life was great, fast forward 15 years and I keep coming back to the idea of going back to raw food. I tend to skateboard every day and play rugby on ...
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Are there any well known vegan athletes? [closed]

I was wondering if some athletes could manage to get the same performance or even experience a performance when not eating anything coming from an animal. Are there effective athletes relying only on ...
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Portable/compact endurance food?

I sometimes do bicycle tours where I travel on the order of 12h a day for several days. That is, I need lots of energy a day, and I need to keep this up, so I really shouldn't have an energy deficit. ...
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What nutrients should vegetarians supplement while weight training?

I have just started serious weight training (3 days a week powerlifting) and I have been eating vegetarian for the most part for years. I am concerned that the extra demands on my body from ...
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Does veganism help with yoga practice? How?

A vegetarian (or even vegan) diet is often suggested to yogis, people who practice yoga. Does veganism have any positive effect on the practice of yoga, compared to a vegetarian or omnivorous diet? ...
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Are there any specifics related to veganism and working out?

I used to workout quite a lot when I was omnivore and vegetarian but have not visited the gym for some time because of a back injury. When transitioning from omnivore to vegetarian, I did not do any ...
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Does a vegan diet have negative/positive effect on athletes? [closed]

I often hear that vegan athletes cannot perform at the same level as non-vegan athletes, focused more in terms of strength, performance, etc. There are tons of articles and debates on the topic. But ...
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