Timothy Bradley won the welter-weight boxing title this week training on a plant-based diet.
For those who think that athletes (or anyone else for that matter) must eat meat, cheese, and eggs to be healthy, I present the argument…all 146 pounds of him….lean & ripped.
Timothy Bradley is one athlete who adheres to a strict vegan diet during his training for fights and continues to eat mainly plant-based during his off- training.
There are those who continue to believe that plant-based diets are for the weak and malnourished. Does Bradley look malnourished to you?
There are plenty of athletes that are vegans. Carl Lewis, nine time olympic gold winner stated that his best track competition year was the first year he went vegan. The list of vegan athletes continues to grow. Here are just a few:
You can see more at Great Vegan Athletes.
- You won’t have energy
- Your body NEEDS meat
- You are planning to become a welter-weight boxing champion