Have you ever had a split-second decision change your life forever? That's what happened to Matt Tullman, when he crashed his bike and ended up in the hospital. In today's episode, Matt shares his story and the new perspective he has on life, love, and happiness.
The Plan: Burn the boats. Make a plan and stick to it, and crush your big goal.
The Reality: Life gets in the way. Training falls apart, and the plan goes out the window.
What does that mean for your big goal? Do you toe the line anyway and give it your best? Or do you give up and focus on something else?
When is giving up the right thing to do?
In today's episode, Doug shares news about an upcoming race, and the decision process he went through in deciding whether or not to toe the line.
There's a lot to consider when raising a vegan kid... and a lot of people who want to share their opinions. Today, Doug, Matt, and the other NMA Matt talk about how to raise a healthy kid on a plant-based diet without worrying you might screw them up (at least not from their diet, anyway).
See people living the #VanLife on YouTube or Instagram and get jealous? In today's episode we bring on new NMA team member Chris to share what living out of the back of his van, as a vegan in Alaska, is really like. The good, the bad, and the poopy.
When it comes to stronger running, variety is everything. Easy, hard, fast, slow, it's all part of proper training. In today's episode we go over our favorite running workouts and how best to incorporate them into your training.
We're now over a month into 2020 and well past the typical "fail" date of most New Year's Resolutions. So how are ours holding up?
In today's episode, we revisit our resolutions and share the unexpected twists they've produced.
The digital nomad lifestyle is the dream of college graduates and wanderlusters everywhere. Just imagine living out of two duffle bags, traveling to a new city every few months, and working from wherever the internet can find you...
But what if you're vegan?
And what happens when you get so tired of wearing the same shirt you've been wearing for weeks?
This week, we ask these questions and learn so much more with Michael Palm, one of NMA's newest team members and a vegan digital nomad currently exploring Central and South America.
Listen to this episode to hear about finding amazing vegan food no matter where you are -- and find out what happened to Michael's nut allergies in the middle of a jungle in Mexico.
300 episodes! That's a lot of talking, listening, and learning. Today we share 24 of our favorite habits and lessons from 300 discussions and interviews on No Meat Athlete Radio.
Doug's family made a resolution to eat more whole foods in 2020. In today's episode, we discuss the common processed problem areas, and easy whole-food replacements.
It's never too late to start a new habit or resolution. No matter whether you skipped resolutions this New Year's or already fear failure, these easy, micro resolutions will give you a boost of confidence and health throughout 2020 and beyond.
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Long-time friends of NMA, Rip and Jane Esselstyn, know a thing or two about cooking healthy meals people actually want to eat. They've written best-selling books and designed an entire diet philosophy, the Engine 2 Diet, around the subject.
So when they publish a new cookbook, The Engine 2 Cookbook, we want to hear about it.
In today's episode, Matt speaks with Rip and Jane about the new book, oil-free cooking, and how to make healthy eating choices stick.
It's the most wonderful time of the year! That's right, it's the holiday extravaganza on No Meat Athlete Radio.
This week, Matt and I share holiday-themed tips including our favorite recipes, how and why to be the chill vegan at your holiday party, and how to be less of a chilled vegan while running in the winter -- and which Christmas movie Matt is looking forward to in 2019.
When we heard the news of a recent lawsuit against Burger King over the Impossible Whopper, we had to ask ourselves:
Do we care if our plant-based burger is grilled on the same grill as a meat burger?
Do the animals care?
And what might our answers to those questions mean for the vegan community and movement?
This week, Matt and I consider these questions in this bite-size episode.
The annual holiday gift guide has arrived! And I'm happy to report we mix it up this year.
The guide focuses on our theme of #WellnessOverThings, with creative gift ideas for yourself or loved ones that will improve your health, happiness, and fitness.
Tired of failing to establish healthy eating habits? In today's episode, we share the five steps we recommend to anyone struggling to eat healthily, go vegan, or make a big health change.
What does it mean to become (and stay) a Joyful Vegan?
In today's episode, we sit down with bestselling author and friend of NMA, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, to talk about her new book and the ten stages of becoming a Joyful Vegan.
Doug set out to run 67 miles, but didn't finish. In today's episode we learn happened, what would he do differently next time, and how he's moving forward.
We've had a few professional athletes on NMA Radio before - soccer players, runners, bodybuilders - but this sport is new to the show: Disc golf.
Today's guest, Eagle McMahon, is one of the best disc golfers in the world, having won many of the most important tournaments and brought new attention and life to the sport. And it just so happen he's a plant-based athlete, fan of No Meat Athlete Radio, and one of Doug's favorite athletes to follow.
So when we finally connected, we immediately invited him to be on the show.
In today's episode, Doug sits down with Eagle to talk life as a professional touring vegan athlete, fueling for tournaments, the growth of disc golf, and how to handle the pressure from the biggest stages in your sport.
It took Matt 7 years and 6 marathons to qualify for Boston. What took so long?
And more importantly, the lessons he learned for how to do it quicker.
Today's episode topic comes from a reader email. She was afraid to announce to the world that she wants to run a marathon, for fear of embarrasment if she fails.
Is this timmid, quiet approach the right one as you set a big goal? Or should you go all in and 'burn the boats'?
We like to keep it simple when it comes to fitness, nutrition, and habits. Here are the 15 tools we use almost every single day that help us achieve that goal.
We're back with another big Q&A episode, this time take live questions from a big NMA Radio fan. We cover everything from marathon tapering and trail running, to the creation of NMA and which vegan foods we can't eat often enough.
Everyone talks about the importance of consistency when it comes to health and fitness habits, but what does consistency really look like? And what happens when you miss a day? In today's episode, we talk about a go-to rule for staying on track, and when it should be applied.
We've all had the big health, fitness, or life goals that no matter what, keep being left unfinished. Maybe you've been trying for years, or maybe you haven't yet started, even though can't shake the idea from your mind.
In today's episode we discuss what might be keeping you from acheiving your health goals, and how to make sure you succeed next time.
It's safe to say that neither of us had a dream first marathon. Goal times were not met, and we both walked it in the last several miles.
As we look back on those experiences, we can't help but think about what we would have done differently.
In today's episode, we share our mistakes, and the advice we'd give ourselves (or anyone else) before a first marathon.