Vegan diet in sport

It is deep-seated and harmful belief, especially among athletes, that vegan diet doesn’t aid them in training or achieving proper results during competitions. Some believe that type of diet doesn’t stimulate muscle fibers to grow and is impractical while reducing body weight. The truth is that meat diet could be poorly balanced just as vegan one. Everything is a matter of choice – the right products and their proportions.

A very good example which should be mentioned are members of “Bright Side Power Group”. It is association of talented vegetarians and vegans who are successful in endurance/strength exercises. Let’s have a look at german strongman Patrik Baboumian who follow the rules of vegan diet for many years. It doesn’t put him off building strenght and endurance, quite the opposite. It is worth to know some true and appropriate informations about plant based cooking.