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Discover the Benefits of Plant-Based Diets for Fitness and Performance at VegfestUK Brighton

Discover the Benefits of Plant-Based Diets for Fitness and Performance at VegfestUK Brighton

2019-03-05 
| by Editor | Posted in VegfestUK Brighton 2019

Despite the huge rise of interest in veganism in recent years, there is still a lingering belief that those who follow an exclusively plant-based diet are feeble and uncompetitive in sports. That perspective, however, has increasingly been challenged by a number of leading bodybuilders, wrestlers, marathoners, cyclists and triathletes who have achieved outstanding results whilst shunning meat, dairy, eggs and any other animal-based food products.

The upcoming VegfestUK Brighton vegan festival showcases a number of sportspeople and fitness coaches who follow a 100% plant-based diet themselves whilst excelling in their chosen sports. Visitors can expect a wide range of talks, workshops and panels on subjects such as bodybuilding, cardiovascular exercises and recovery whilst on a plant-based diet, the reasons why plant-based nutrition is optimal for everyone, how plant-based lifestyles can boost your performance and enhance results, optimising your plant-based diet for weight gain or loss, bodybuilding on fruitarian diets, tips and tricks of intermittent fasting for giant results, a panel discussion on the secrets of recovery, with a bodybuilding competition towards the end of the show that is open to everybody with prizes to be won too.

All speakers in the area follow a 100% plant-based diet and are shining examples of highly achieving sportspeople who thrive without animal products in their diet. Speakers on board include:

  • international cyclist Christine Vardaros
  • bodybuilder, personal trainer and Youtuber Hench Herbivore
  • bodybuilder Stephen Coote
  • health and wellness writer, and personal trainer Amy Robson
  • raw fruitarian personal trainer and strength coach Owen Gayle (who is also a national champion in martial arts)
  • Calisthenics expert and trainer Elvis Tadlanek
  • triathlete and high-performance coach Dave Sheahan
  • bodybuilder and personal trainer Nathan Loughton

Whether you are a beginner to the world of plant-based diets, wanting to know more about their benefits to fitness and recovery, whether you’re just looking to get fitter and stronger, or a seasoned pro looking to take your level of performance to the next level and recover faster, there will be something for you in the Fitness area.

Full timetable, descriptions and biographies here

 

Other activities at VegfestUK Brighton 2019

The Fitness area is part of a huge VegfestUK Brighton which takes place on March 23-24 at the Brighton Centre. The event also features the following:

  • Around 230 stalls
  • 18 global caterers
  • Talks on Health, Veganic Growing and Radical Veganism
  • Animal Think Tank
  • Vegan Activists Hub
  • Yoga and Wellness Zone
  • Mature Zone
  • Cookery Demos
  • Art Exhibition
  • Live Performances
  • Kids Area

Advance tickets are now available at www.brighton.vegfest.co.uk/tickets, with a BUY ONE GET ONE FREE special offer running until the end of February

Follow VegfestUK on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @VegfestUK for the latest updates, and join the Facebook event for the show and invite your friends at: https://www.facebook.com/events/537303716732172/ 

Get Involved! If you have a great Vegan news feed, blog, podcast or video channel that you’d like us to include your focus on in the site, then please just contact us at info@vegfest.co.uk with details!






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