Here is a great addition to our article, The Vegetarian Athlete, that describes even more famous athletes that were extremely successful in their athletic careers.
By: Roxanne McCann, NursingSchools.net
Humans, and especially those who do a lot of physical exertion, need quite a bit of protein to keep their bodies healthy and in optimal shape. While meat is a great source of the essential nutrient, it’s certainly not the only one; many athletes have opted out of eating meat in favor of plant-based sources. Some might think it’s a disadvantage, but many of these athletes have won countless medals and competitions and have gone down in history as some of the best in their sports. If you’re a vegetarian athlete or aspiring to be one, here are some of the greats in sporting history who show you just what can be done with hard work, lots of veggies and some amazing talent.