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7 Athletes Who Run On Plant-Based Diets

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Athletes are known for consuming insane amounts of grilled chicken and fish — just check out The Rock’s daily diet. Since it takes a lot of protein to maintain muscle, this lean meat tendency makes sense. But as multiple pro athletes are proving, you can still smash records with a plant-based diet.

Veganism and vegetarianism are on the rise across several sports. On a single NFL team, 11 of the players are now vegan and the trend has also hit tennis, basketball, and figure skating.