07 Dec 5 Plant-powered prestigious athletes
Is it possible to build muscles without eating meat? These are some 5 plant-powered Athletes that proves you don’t need to eat meat for strength.
1 – Lionel Messi
During play season Messi switches to a plant-based diet in order to improve his performance after Argentina failed to succeed in 2014 World Cup.
2 and 3 – Serena and Venus Williams
Both sisters have been ranked by the Women’s Tennis Association at the world No. 1 position in both singles and doubles. Serena admits that although she eats most of the time plant-based foods, she likes to cheat one in a while.
4 – Tom Brady
For most of the year he follows a plant-based diet. He claims that 80% of what he and his wife (Gisele Bundchen) eat is vegetables.
5 – Lewis Hamilton
The F1 racer is a strictly vegan and actually owns a vegan Hamburger chain.
Remember that vegan diets eliminate all animal products, while plant-based diets do not necessarily eliminate animal products, but focus on eating mostly plants, such as fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds and whole grains.