If there's one thing most of us fear, it's cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease. So what can we do to prevent it?
In today's episode, Matt Tullman speaks to Dr. Dean Sherzai, a behavioral neuroscientist, on the lifestyle changes you can make to support long-term brain health and help prevent chronic cognitive issues.
If you had a blueprint for going vegan, what would it look like?
In today's episode, Matt and Doug chat with Pamela Fergusson, RD, PhD, about everything from amino acids and visible protein, to whether the vegan diet is truly as healthy as people claim.
What role does nutrition play in medical school? For 4th year medical student, Muzammil Ahmad, not enough. In today's episode, Doug chats with Muzammil about his mission to correct some of the outdated information taught about the plant-based diet in medical school, and highlight nutrition as a critical prevention tool.
In today's episode, Matt and Doug address a recent article published in the NY Times about plant milks... are they good for you? Are they a reasonable substitute for cow's milk (and do we even WANT a substitute for cow's milk)?
Plus, our favorite plant milks, and why.
Can you lose with and eat a high carbohydrate diet? After struggling to find a weight loss program that worked for her, Plantiful Kiki tried something completely different... and it worked!
In today's episode, Matt Tullman chats with Kiki about her and her family are thriving with a high-carb, plant-based diet.
Ask Matt and Doug how their fitness is going, and they'll say it's better than it has been in a long time. Why? Because they're trying new things. In today's episode, Matt and Doug share updates on their training, what's working, and how you can see better results.
You have to be smart enough to start, but dumb enough not to quit. That was the advice that motivated Jeffrey Binney, the filmmaker behind the hilarious and inspiring Once is Enough film, to chase his outrageous goal.
In today's episode, Jeffrey sits down with Matt and Doug to discuss motivation, failure, and why sometimes the only way to see success is to ignore everything your body and mind are telling you.
These days, Miyoko Schinner's plant-based cheese products can be found in just about any grocery store. But of course, it hasn't always been that way. Miyoko's journey started out of a desire to bring color, craft, and creativity to the bland, uninspired vegan cooking of the time. In today's episode, Matt Tullman sits down with Miyoko, who shares her stories, lessons, and vision for the future of veganism.
What has Dreena Burton learned from 25 years of plant-based cooking?
In today's episode, Matt and Doug chat with cookbook author Dreena Burton about how she approaches new recipes, why she tries to avoid plant meats, and what's different about her new book, Dreena's Kind Kitchen.
How do you talk to friends, family, or strangers about your vegan diet without sounding pushy or awkward? In today's episode, Matt and Doug share their long-game approach, and why they believe it works.
How much does your environment — where you live, who you interact with, what you have access to — impact your health and happiness? In today's episode, Matt and Doug share a few larger environmental shifts, plus small adjustments with a big impact.
In a post Game Changers, post The Plant-Based Athlete, post Impossible Whopper world... what's next for the vegan movement?
In today's episode, Matt and Doug make a few predictions of how the movement will change (and the challenges we'll face) over the next several years.
In today's NMA Chats, Matt sits down with vegan and mental health activist, Carly Taylor, to discuss the challenges of social media and a pull towards "mental minimalism."
Inspired by Cal Newport's book Deep Work, Matt and Doug discuss how they use deep work strategies for improved productivity, and how the philosophy can be applied to fitness and nutrition.
In today's episode, Matt sits down with James Marin, RD, EN and Dahlia Marin, RDN of Married to Health to break down the long-term implications of gut health.
Thinking of running your first marathon or ultramarathon this year? In today's episode, Matt and Doug break down everything you should consider when planning your training.
Matt's goal of the past 10 years came true this week, as The Plant-Based Athlete hit #4 on The New York Times Best Seller List. In today's episode, Matt shares that experience, what it means for the community, and how it all started with the simple act of "picking yourself."
We talk a lot about anecdotal evidence for why we believe the plant-based diet is better... but what does the science say?
In today's episode, Matt and Doug break down two new studies to see what they say about the benefits of a plant-based diet on performance (and what they don't say).
Ready to gain fitness after a long stretch off? After months of trying new techniques, Matt and Doug have learned a few lessons. Here's what's working (and what isn't) as they work towards maintaining long-term fitness.
Just about everyone deals with imposter syndrome at one time or another. And we've all experienced the frustration that results from comparing ourselves to others. As speakers, authors, and social media personalities, Matt Frazier and Robert Cheeke have experienced both the imposter syndrome and the challenges of ego, so much so that they've each had to take some pretty dramatic steps to cope and keep going. In this episode, Matt and Robert open up and share their stories of how each suffered and eventually found ways to overcome these two destructive forces.
For your Primary Care doctor, when should nutrition become part of their guidance? In today's episode, Matt Tullman chats with Dr. Scott Harrington of Vegan Primary Care about how he helps patients achieve optimal health.
Matt and Doug have gone through a lot of life changes recently, all of which have resulted in less time in the kitchen. Here's a fresh look at how to tackle healthy eating habits when time isn't on your side.
Matt is testing out a new diet and seeing immediate results... In today's episode, he explains the Warrior Diet and how diet challenges can have a lasting impact on your health. Plus, Doug's social media update and the movie list to end all movie lists.
Today we sit down with Jasmine C. Leyva, a filmmaker, actress, and activist on a mission to spread the benefits of a plant-based diet to the black community.
In their new book, The Plant-Based Athlete, Matt Frazier and Robert Cheeke share how the world's top performers achieve optimal results on a vegan diet. In today's episode, they break down the biggest takeaways from the book and how you can apply them to your fitness goals and lifestyle. |
The Plant-Based Athlete is the only research-based guide for connecting a plant-based diet with long-term strength, endurance, and peak athletic performance — featuring interviews with professional athletes who’ve made the switch from meat to plants.
The Plant-Based Athlete offers a persuasive body of evidence for adopting a plant-based lifestyle to achieve endurance, flexibility, sport, training, or lifting goals. Featuring more than 60 recipes, insights from famous plant-based athletes, and explosive scientific research, it is the ultimate invitation for joining the growing community of athletes (from elites to weekend warriors) who use plants to power their workouts and their every day.
Here are just a few athletes interviewed for The Plant-Based Athlete, whose stories of physical transformation began when they discovered the power of plants: