No Meat Athlete is a new kind of athletic guide that will take you from starting block to finish line, while providing encouragement, tricks, and advice along the way.No Meat Athlete combines the winning elements of proven training approaches, motivational stories, and innovative recipes to create a guide for meatless athletes unlike anything printed before. This combination guidebook, healthy-living cookbook, and nutrition primer is a key building blog for beginner, every day, and serious athletes living a no meat lifestyle. Author, blogger, and 100-mile ultramarathon veteran, Matt Frazier, will show you the many benefits to embracing a meat-free athletic lifestyle, including:
No Meat Athlete is a road map to applying your lifestyle to your training regimen. Frazier provides practical strategies and guidance on how to transition to a plant-based diet while getting all the nutrition you need, and offers up menu plans for high performance, endurance, and recovery. Once you've mastered the basics, Matt delivers a training manual of his own design for runners of all ability-levels and ambitions. The manual provides training plans for common race distances and shows runners how to create healthy habits, improve performance, and avoid injuries.
Matt Frazier is an author and plant-based endurance athlete who runs several marathons and ultramarathons each year, and recently completed his first 100-mile ultramarathon. He is the author of the hugely popular blog, No Meat Athlete, which attracts 170,000 unique visitors a month. His newsletter and blog have over 35,000 subscribers, and his Facebook page has received 50,000 "Likes." He is the author of No Meat Athlete and No Meat Athlete Cookbook, and is featured regularly in running magazines, websites, and books, including Thrive Foods by Brendan Brazier and Finding Ultra by Rich Roll. He lives in Asheville, NC. www.nomeatathlete.com.
Matthew Ruscigno, MPH, RD, holds two degrees in nutrition and is past chair of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietary Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In addition to his public health work, Matthew has a private practice and works closely with vegan athletes. An athlete himself, he has raced “The World's Toughest Iron-Distance Triathlon” in Eidfjord, Norway, ultramarathons, and 24-hour mountain bike races. He is a three-time finisher of the Furnace Creek 508, a 500-mile non-stop bike race that National Geographic calls the eighth hardest race in the world. Matthew contributed to the bestseller Appetite for Reduction: 125 Fast and Filling Low-Fat Vegan Recipes by Isa Chandra Moskowitz. Matthew lives in San Diego, California.
Brendan Brazier is the formulator and cofounder of Vega, bestselling author of the Thrive book series, and editor in chief of Alive magazine. He’s also a former professional Ironman triathlete and a two-time Canadian 50km Ultra Marathon Champion. Brendan is regarded as one of the world’s leading authorities on plant-based performance nutrition and works with several NHL, NFL, MLB, UFC, and Olympic plant-based athletes. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina.