Published 3 February 2022
above (left to right): Accomplished mountaineer Dr Robert Gropel, Olympic weightlifter Kendrick Farris, Olympic runner Izzi Batt-Doyle
Whether motivated by ethics and/or goals ranging from improved general fitness, endurance, muscle building and strength training, to quicker recovery and reduced inflammation, there are so many reasons athletes are making the switch to being fuelled by plants.
An increasing number of elite athletes have excelled in their field of sport, citing a plant-based diet as playing an important role in their successes.
However, you can also reap these benefits in your own life, regardless of ability or fitness level. You’ll be helping the planet, improving your health and most importantly, saving the lives of countless animals.
Our Vegan Easy website has an entire section devoted to health and fitness.
This highly informative article is a great overview of vegan fitness, and includes:
Meet the vegans winning world championships and breaking records in open competition.
Comprehensive information and tips from Accredited Sports Dietitian Leah Higl about optimising protein as a vegan athlete.
A fun, ongoing series that profiles individual athletes, and how being vegan has elevated their performance and positively impacted their personal lives.
Snap, write, share and donate - for free! You can raise $1USD for each review of vegan food or products to support ALV.
The world's largest land-based wildlife slaughter is happening to Australia’s iconic kangaroos, considered a pest on the land they have lived in for over 20 million years.
There are so many different ways to support the liberation of animals.
Bees produce honey for bees, not humans. When nectar and pollen from flowers is in short supply, bees rely on their stored honey as their food source, which keeps them healthy and sees them through colder months.