Eat and exercise your way to a fitter, healthier you with this extensive guide for a plant-based, active lifestyle. Whether you're a long-time vegetarian athlete or you're just beginning to make the shift toward a plant-based diet, Plant Powered Athlete is the smart, accessible guide you've been looking for to maximize your performance without compromising nutrition. Personal trainers and lifestyle coaches Zuzana Fajkusova and Nikki Lefler lay out the myriad of ways eating whole, plant-based foods can enhance every step of your active life from your pre-workout, through a peak performance, on to your hard-earned rest, recovery and beyond.
They provide a huge selection of mouth-watering recipes for every kind of fitness buff. From fresh soups to supercharged dips to powerful protein shakes, there's something for even the pickiest of athletes to enjoy. And with thoughtful, tasty meal plans to suit every workout goal, whether it be muscle gain, endurance boost, maintenance or weight loss, you'll be able to put these recipes-and your new regimen-to the test immediately. Achieve optimum performance while living a clean, active life with this necessary guide for the everyday athlete.
This book will have 60 recipes and 75 photos.
Zuzana Fajkusova and Nikki Lefler are personal trainers who founded the blog, Active Vegetarian, a plant-based eaters guide to fitness, nutrition and lifestyle, and are the authors of Vegan Weight Loss Manifesto. They live in Vancouver, Canada.