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Are there any specifics related to veganism and working out?

To make it short, veg*an athletes should follow the same recommendations as veg*ans that are not athletes. Indeed, several studies have been done on the topic and here I summarize the most important ...
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Are there any well known vegan athletes?

This is really just a matter of 'let me google it for you'. The first hit yields a nice list. Interestingly, there are endurance athletes as well as strength athletes. My favorites: Catra ...
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What nutrients should vegetarians supplement while weight training?

I hope you've read the closely related answer (here). Intensive sport training, and therefore weightlifting, demands higher levels of nutrient intake. The nutrient that is most likely to be ...
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What is ideal food for doing alpinism (vegetarian)?

Aside from alpinism/mountaineering, there are many scenarios where people might want a lot of food that doesn't weigh too much. Long journeys like through-hikes, mountaineering, or voyage by train or ...
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Are there any well known vegan athletes?

Great Vegan Athletes is a website that has a list of vegan athletes with bios. The Strongest Hearts is a web series which interviews various vegan athletes and follows them for a "Day-in-a-life."
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Is body building feasible for vegetarians?

You totally can be a vegetarian and a body builder. I've been a body builder for 35 years and a vegetarian for about 7 or 8 years. I feel much better meatless and my workouts have never suffered. ...
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Raw food veganism - maintaining energy levels as an older athlete

Energy is usually not a concern since lots of fresh and sundried fruits have plenty of calories. However, the word "energy" has also another meaning: "vitality". In other words, some lack of ...
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Durable Trekking Boots (vegan)

Quality Material Matters There are many vegan shoes on the market that use a goodyear welt, but wheather or not they are durable is dubious. As it was mentioned on /r/goodyearwelt, a GYW design only ...
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What is ideal food for doing alpinism (vegetarian)?

Most energy-dense options Couscous and peanut butter are the most energy-dense vegan foods by both weight & volume that don't require cooking (excepting sugar, which is more energy dense but doesn'...
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Does veganism help with yoga practice? How?

As some people suggested in comments, yoga is very broad term. You are probably referring to physical activity of stretching in variety of poses. For a person practicing yoga, becoming vegan part of ...
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Portable/compact endurance food?

Energy-dense and simple to prepare Basically everything that is high in carbs, low in water content and can be prepared by boiling for less than 15 minutes in one pot: Rice (can't be whole rice, or ...
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Portable/compact endurance food?

On caloric density with bikepacking In the past decade, I (vegan) have gone on several multi-thousand-kilometer-long cycling trips and also multi-day or longer-than-a-week trekking trips. These two ...
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Portable/compact endurance food?

These calorie-dense no-bake trail bars were designed for backpacking– packing the most amount of calories into the the least weight. They are also recipe my whole family enjoys. Consider these as a ...
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What can I mix soy protein isolate with so it tastes better?

Pinnaple juice (or mixed fruit) is a great alternative. Other fruits might also work but stay away from apples as it thickens too much. You definitely want to try add some ice into the mixer. A ...
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Which vegan WWE athletes were mentioned in 'The Plant-Based Athlete'?

I rechecked out the book, and they were: Austin Aries (Daniel Solwold, Jr.) Daniel Bryan (Brian Danielson) CM Punk (Phillip Brooks) Ryback (Ryan Allen Reeves) Allie (Laura Dennis)
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What is ideal food for doing alpinism (vegetarian)?

Dried nuts are a particularly dense source of calories and nutrients, including as spreads like in peanut butter. Tofu would be too watery, as commented by Zanna. Tempeh (fermented tofu) is a ...
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Is body building feasible for vegetarians?

I personally consume 2.4 L of raw milk yogurt (although I wouldn't advise anyone about the raw part unless you know you're getting the milk from a trusted farmer and you have a good enough immune ...
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Is body building feasible for vegetarians?

I agree with what everyone is saying above. If you have not heard of Kendrick Farris or his story as a vegan lifter, you should check it out. He puts to rest a lot of stereotypes and misconceptions ...
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Are there any well known vegan athletes?

I have to add one of my favorite ones to this list: Jermain Defoe, professional football player, currently a player of Bournemouth FC in the Barclays Premier League and who has credited his vegan diet ...
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Are there any well known vegan athletes?

Frank Medrano is a well known vegan bodybuilder.
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Are there any well known vegan athletes?

Nick Diaz and Nate Diaz, two brothers, are MMA fighters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Nick is the former Strikeforce champion, and Nate has plenty of accolades of his own. They're two of the ...
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Portable/compact endurance food?

I think that the calorific content of food is simple, i.e.: Fat: 9 (kcal per gram) Carbs: 4 Protein: 4 Alcohol: 7 So a "high-calorie-density carb" is just whatever food contains the least water and ...
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