Veganism + Athleticism = TIA BLANCO

Veganism + Athleticism = TIA BLANCO

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PMK POST Veganism + Athleticism = TIA BLANCO March 10, 2017 Plant Matter Kitchen She loves to paint.She’s competitive.She always beats the boys in armwrestling.She’s a role model and an athlete.She’s a professional surfer.She’s vegan.LIFE ON THE WAVEWhen she was just 3 years old, Tia Blanco learned to surf with her father in Waikiki… and she’s never looked back!“When I am surfing I feel free [and] relaxed,” says Tia, “the ocean can definitely be scary sometimes, so you always have to stay humble to it [and] learn to adapt to all conditions, and push your limits but still stay safe.”Tia has turned her passion for surfing into a career—that’s not only fun and healthy, but that’s brought her onto the world’s stage. An internationally recognized and celebrated surfer, Tia’s awards…
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Veganism + Athleticism = DAVID CARTER

Veganism + Athleticism = DAVID CARTER

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PMK POST Veganism + Athleticism = DAVID CARTER November 21, 2016 Plant Matter Kitchen He’s 300 pounds.He’s a NFL Defensive Lineman.He’s an animal rights advocate who breaks the mould of traditional veganism.David CarterFamously known as The 300 Pound Vegan, David Carter is a powerhouse—both in strength and in activism.The man who plays for the Chicago Bears (and formerly played for the Arizona Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders, and Jacksonville Jaguars), also uses his celebrity, passion, and strength to raise awareness to the rights of animals.The documentary Forks Over Knives is what did it for David. Suffering from extreme tendinitis at the time, David was intrigued by how dairy and animal fats can cause inflammation in joints, and decided it was time to rid animal and animal by-products from his diet.…
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Veganism + Athleticism = RICH ROLL

Veganism + Athleticism = RICH ROLL

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PMK POST Veganism + Athleticism = RICH ROLL November 3, 2016 Plant Matter Kitchen Ultra endurance athlete. Best selling author. Wellness evangelist. Vegan. Rich Roll embodies the coupling of veganism and athleticism like no one else. Rich’s Story A graduate from Stanford University (where he was a butterfly swimmer) and Cornell Law School, and former entertainment attorney, Rich is now a renowned vegan, motivational speaker, plant-based nutrition advocate, and bestselling author. He wasn’t always this way, though. After suffering from drugs and alcohol abuse in his 20s, and being overweight and unhealthy in his 30s, Rich decided it was time to make a drastic life change in his 40s. He completely overhauled his lifestyle, changing the way he approached food, fitness, and his overall perspective on life. Within the first…
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