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The Vegan Athlete : Maximizing Your Health and Fitness While Maintaining a Compassionate Lifestyle - Ben Greene

The Vegan Athlete

Maximizing Your Health and Fitness While Maintaining a Compassionate Lifestyle

Paperback Published: 29th January 2013
ISBN: 9781612431321
Number Of Pages: 128

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This book combines two health topics that often prove problematic for fitness training: How is it possible to be a toned, fit athlete while maintaining a vegan diet? Break-through diet plans and nutritional information are accompanied by tips, workout routines and day-by-day guides to maximizing strength building while staying vegan. Smashing the myth that meat, eggs, and other animal products are necessary for elite conditioning, The Vegan Athlete offers a proven alternative to conventional training that is 100 percent organic and incredibly effective. Designed by professional personal trainers, the program details the specific intake of the calorie-rich foods and proteins vegan athletes need to maintain energy and build muscle. Presenting recent scientific and nutritional facts, The Vegan Athlete proves that plant proteins found in nature are more than enough to fuel the building of a lean, strong body. The book combines clear advice and helpful tips with day-by-day meal plans and optimal fitness techniques for a surefire path to super-strength and exceptional health. Thanks to The Vegan Athlete, there is finally a full-body program for getting in top shape that truly makes sure no one gets hurt.

About the Author

Ben Green is a professional personal trainer and vegan. He lives in Seattle, Washington. Brett Stewart is a professional personal trainer. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Forewordp. 9
Overviewp. 11
Introductionp. 12
About This Bookp. 14
Ben's Vegan Journeyp. 16
FAQs answeredp. 18
Being a Vegan Athletep. 23
The Benefitsp. 24
Dealing with Social Stigma & Misconceptionsp. 28
Athletic Performance & the Vegan Lifestylep. 31
General Dietary Needs of the Vegan Athletep. 34
Foods That Vegans Should Be Aware Ofp. 43
Fueling for Training & Eventsp. 45
The Beginner's 3-Step Guide to Going Veganp. 47
2 Weeks to Eat Like a Veganp. 50
Fitnessp. 55
Vegan & Fit: The Exercise Programp. 56
The Exercisesp. 62
Appendixp. 89
Cooking Vegan: The Recipesp. 90
The Great Vegan Swapp. 115
Vegan Resources-Just a Click Awayp. 118
Conversionsp. 121
Indexp. 122
Recipe Indexp. 127
About the Authors & Chefp. 128
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ISBN: 9781612431321
ISBN-10: 1612431321
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 29th January 2013
Publisher: ULYSSES PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 19.1  x 0.71
Weight (kg): 0.27

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