No Meat Athlete Radio

No Meat Athlete Radio
No Meat Athlete Radio aims to inform and inspire plant-based athletes of all kinds (including the veg-curious).

What do Vegans Eat?
Oct 15 • 33 min
It’s the basic question that a lot of non-vegans have. And if we’re being honest, before going vegan, we too were unsure which foods were actually plant-based and which weren’t. In today’s episode, we break it down in the most simple of terms.
The Gut Connection: Exploring Your Gut Microbiome with Dr. B, the Gut Health MD
Oct 8 • 75 min
How is your gut connected to your overall health? … In just about every way possible. In today’s episode, Olympian Julia Murray of 80/20 Plants interviews Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, the Gut Health Doctor, about how nurturing your gut microbiome is key to…
[Rewind] 15 Tools We Use Every Single Day to Simplify Our Lives
Sep 30 • 39 min
We like to keep it simple when it comes to fitness, nutrition, and habits. Here are the 15 tools we use almost every single day that help us achieve that goal.
Becoming a Friendly Vegan with Michelle Cehn and Toni Okamoto
Sep 24 • 40 min
What does it mean to be a “friendly” vegan? It starts by being friendly to yourself and others, and it could be the best way to grow our community. In today’s episode Doug chats with Michelle Cehn of World of Vegan and Toni Okamoto of Plant-Based on a…
Addiction, Weight Loss, and Retraining Your Brain with Susan Peirce Thompson of Brightline Eating
Sep 17 • 51 min
Can a plant-based diet change your life? It did Susan Peirce Thompson. In today’s episode, Matt Tullman sits down with Susan to talk about addiction, food, and the power of the plant-based diet.
Your Vegan Grocery Shopping Guide
Sep 11 • 68 min
Need a better strategy for grocery shopping? In today’s episode Matt and Doug share how they approach the grocery store, plus a list of pantry and fridge essentials that always make the list.
Introducing Plant Bites: A Better, Healthier Way to Fuel Your Workouts
Sep 3 • 45 min
Looking for a whole-food plant-based workout nutrition solution? We just created one… and it’s delicious.
How the Plant-Based Diet Changed Eric Adams’ Life, Inside and Out
Aug 27 • 49 min
In today’s episode, we share the incredible story of Brooklyn Borough President, Eric Adams, and how going vegan changed his life inside and out.
Plant-Based Workout Nutrition 101
Aug 20 • 66 min
When it comes to workout fuel, what should you actually eat before, during, and after a workout? And does it change depending on the sport or activity? In today’s episode, Matt and Doug break down fueling for your next soccer match, lifting session,…
A Deep Dive Into Plant-Based Nutrition for Athletes with Julieanna Hever
Aug 13 • 52 min
Want to learn more about plant-based nutrition? Hear from one of the leading experts, Julieanna Hever. In today’s episode, Matt Tullman and Julieanna dive into general health, fasting, and nutrition for athletes.
Small Steps Towards Productivity at Home with Sid Garza-Hillman
Aug 6 • 55 min
Struggling to stay productive working from home? We can help… through simple, tiny steps. In this week’s episode, Sid Garza-Hillman returns to discuss habits, productivity, and what you can do to win the day.
13 Easy Meals We’re Eating Now
Jul 30 • 48 min
When it comes to cooking, we find that a little structure goes a long way. Here’s how we approach our vegan meals, and what we’re whipping up in the kitchen right now.
A Conversation with America’s Healthy Heart Doc, Dr. Joel Kahn
Jul 23 • 57 min
How does a plant-based diet impact your cardiovascular health? What about oil and wine? In today’s episode, we sit down with America’s Healthy Heart Doc, Dr. Joel Kahn to find out.
Yoga for Stress Relief with Katie Hay
Jul 16 • 43 min
These are stressful times. Yoga, mindfulness, and breathing can help. In today’s episode, Doug’s wife Katie joins us to talk about how to use all three for stress relief.
Is Walking the New Running?
Jul 9 • 38 min
Matt and Doug have both gotten into… walking. Will going on long walks replace running as their favorite form of exercise? In today’s episode, they discuss the benefits and why it has become a daily activity.
Matt’s Most Successful New Year’s Resolution Ever (July Check-in)
Jul 2 • 51 min
New Year’s resolutions are notoriously unsuccessful, but this year feels different. Halfway through the year, Matt has found his most successful resolution yet. What did he do and what is he changing for the second half of the year? Listen to find out.
What We’re Into Right Now
Jun 25 • 44 min
Want to know what fitness, nutrition, and lifestyle concepts and products we’re into right now? Here’s what is getting us excited at the moment.
The Habits We’re Tackling This Summer
Jun 18 • 50 min
With summer’s official start date just a few days away, we’re looking at our habits. What’s good, what’s bad, and what we want to focus on in the coming months.
Fueling for Performance (And Why We Went Vegan)
Jun 11 • 41 min
In today’s episode, Matt and Julia discuss how optimizing their training fuel was a driver behind going vegan. Here’s how (and why) they did it.
Helping Your Parents, College, and Running Blues: A Big Q&A Episode
Jun 4 • 39 min
In this week’s episode, Doug and Matt T. answer listener questions around helping your parents go vegan, eating well in college, post-race blues, and a lot more.
What We Eat in a Day (Plant-Based Meal Structure)
May 28 • 47 min
“But what do you actually eat throughout the day?” In today’s episode, Doug and Julia share a typical day’s worth of food, plus the structure they use to keep things easy and fun.
10 Simple Vegan Lunch Ideas
May 21 • 45 min
What the heck do vegans eat for lunch? In today’s episode, we share our favorite easy lunches, perfect for on the go, at the office, or when working from home.
How to Fuel Your Workouts and Races with Whole Foods
May 14 • 47 min
Can you be just as successful fueling your workouts and races with whole foods instead of energy products? That’s what we discuss in this week’s episode, with Izzy Fischer, a plant-based competitive triathlete who has been on a mission to find a whole…
7 Ideas for Staying Positive When Every Day is the Same
May 7 • 38 min
Got a case of the COVID blues? Life can start to feel like you’re on repeat when every day is structured the same. In today’s episode, we share our ideas for how to stay positive, productive, and motivated when stuck at home.
How to Lose Weight on a Plant-Based Diet
Apr 30 • 37 min
Is it easy to lose weight on a vegan diet? It all depends… In today’s episode, Julia and Doug discuss how to structure your plant-based diet with weight loss in mind, and a few secret tricks for cutting down the calories.
How We’re Sustaining a Workout Routine While Stuck at Home
Apr 23 • 40 min
With races canceled, gyms and trails closed, and most people working from home, it can be tough to maintain a workout routine you’re excited about. In today’s episode, Doug, Matt, and Julia share how they’ve been trying to stay fit, and the lessons…
The Casual Guide to Going Plant-Based
Apr 16 • 45 min
Is now the right time to transition to a vegan diet? We believe it might actually be a perfect time. In today’s episode, Julia outlines the steps she recommends you take when making the switch.
Digital Minimalism: Is it Right for You?
Apr 9 • 45 min
Right now as we’re all working, socializing, and entertaining ourselves through screens, is it a good idea to reduce our digital consumption? And if so, how do we do it?
Julia Murray on Transitioning From Olympic Skier to Plant-Based Nutritionist
Apr 2 • 40 min
By now you’ve probably heard Julia Murray on the show a time or two, but do you know her story? In today’s episode, she gives us an inside look at life as a competitive ski racer and Olympian, and why she retired from racing to become a plant-based…
How We’re Maintaining a Healthy Plant-Based Diet with Limited Food Options
Mar 26 • 50 min
With limited access to fresh fruits and veggies, many of us are forced to get creative with our non-perishable pantry staples. In today’s episode, Doug, Julia, and Matt T. share how they’re maintaining a healthy, well-balanced vegan diet while also…
How We’re Making the Most of Our Time Stuck at Home
Mar 19 • 44 min
For most of us, everything changed in the last week. We’re now distancing ourselves inside our own homes, working remotely with kids in the house, and avoiding places like the gym. Here’s what we’re doing to attempt to stay positive, and who knows……
The Bike Crash that Changed My Life
Mar 12 • 46 min
Have you ever had a split-second decision change your life forever? That’s what happened to Matt Tullman, when he crashed his bike and ended up in the hospital. In today’s episode, Matt shares his story and the new perspective he has on life, love,…
When to Give Up on Your Goal
Mar 5 • 31 min
The Plan: Burn the boats. Make a plan and stick to it, and crush your big goal. The Reality: Life gets in the way. Training falls apart, and the plan goes out the window. What does that mean for your big goal? Do you toe the line anyway and give it…
Plant-Based Parenting 101
Feb 27 • 43 min
There’s a lot to consider when raising a vegan kid… and a lot of people who want to share their opinions. Today, Doug, Matt, and the other NMA Matt talk about how to raise a healthy kid on a plant-based diet without worrying you might screw them up…
Vegan #VanLife and the Freedom of Living in the Back of Your Car
Feb 20 • 48 min
See people living the #VanLife on YouTube or Instagram and get jealous? In today’s episode we bring on new NMA team member Chris to share what living out of the back of his van, as a vegan in Alaska, is really like. The good, the bad, and the poopy.
Our Favorite Running Workouts to Help You Build Strength and Endurance
Feb 13 • 50 min
When it comes to stronger running, variety is everything. Easy, hard, fast, slow, it’s all part of proper training. In today’s episode we go over our favorite running workouts and how best to incorporate them into your training.
Why Our New Year’s Resolutions Stuck This Year
Feb 6 • 47 min
We’re now over a month into 2020 and well past the typical “fail” date of most New Year’s Resolutions. So how are ours holding up? In today’s episode, we revisit our resolutions and share the unexpected twists they’ve produced.
Tales From a Vegan Digital Nomad
Jan 30 • 47 min
The digital nomad lifestyle is the dream of college graduates and wanderlusters everywhere. Just imagine living out of two duffle bags, traveling to a new city every few months, and working from wherever the internet can find you… But what if you’re…
Our Favorite Habits from 300 Episodes of NMA Radio
Jan 24 • 62 min
300 episodes! That’s a lot of talking, listening, and learning. Today we share 24 of our favorite habits and lessons from 300 discussions and interviews on No Meat Athlete Radio.
How to Eat More Whole Foods This Year
Jan 16 • 27 min
Doug’s family made a resolution to eat more whole foods in 2020. In today’s episode, we discuss the common processed problem areas, and easy whole-food replacements.
16 Impactful 2020 Resolutions So Easy You Could Start Them Today
Jan 9 • 45 min
It’s never too late to start a new habit or resolution. No matter whether you skipped resolutions this New Year’s or already fear failure, these easy, micro resolutions will give you a boost of confidence and health throughout 2020 and beyond. Thanks…
The Plant-Strong Diet with Engine 2’s Rip and Jane Esselstyn
Dec 19, 2019 • 55 min
Long-time friends of NMA, Rip and Jane Esselstyn, know a thing or two about cooking healthy meals people actually want to eat. They’ve written best-selling books and designed an entire diet philosophy, the Engine 2 Diet, around the subject. So when…
The Big Holiday Extravaganza of 2019
Dec 12, 2019 • 48 min
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! That’s right, it’s the holiday extravaganza on No Meat Athlete Radio. This week, Matt and I share holiday-themed tips including our favorite recipes, how and why to be the chill vegan at your holiday party,…
The Shared Grill Controversy: When is a Vegan Burger Not Vegan?
Dec 5, 2019 • 28 min
When we heard the news of a recent lawsuit against Burger King over the Impossible Whopper, we had to ask ourselves: Do we care if our plant-based burger is grilled on the same grill as a meat burger? Do the animals care? And what might our answers…
The 2019 No Meat Athlete Holiday Gift Guide
Nov 29, 2019 • 47 min
The annual holiday gift guide has arrived! And I’m happy to report we mix it up this year. The guide focuses on our theme of #WellnessOverThings, with creative gift ideas for yourself or loved ones that will improve your health, happiness, and fitness.
What to Do When You Can’t Get Yourself to Eat Healthily
Nov 14, 2019 • 57 min
Tired of failing to establish healthy eating habits? In today’s episode, we share the five steps we recommend to anyone struggling to eat healthily, go vegan, or make a big health change.
Becoming a Joyful Vegan with Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
Nov 7, 2019 • 58 min
What does it mean to become (and stay) a Joyful Vegan? In today’s episode, we sit down with bestselling author and friend of NMA, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, to talk about her new book and the ten stages of becoming a Joyful Vegan.
Lessons From a First Ultramarathon DNF
Oct 31, 2019 • 44 min
Doug set out to run 67 miles, but didn’t finish. In today’s episode we learn happened, what would he do differently next time, and how he’s moving forward.
Pro Plant-Based Disc Golfer Eagle McMahon on Touring, Strength, and Staying Positive Under Pressure
Oct 24, 2019 • 57 min
We’ve had a few professional athletes on before - soccer players, runners, bodybuilders - but this sport is new to the show: Disc golf. Today’s guest, is one of the best disc golfers in the world, having won many of the most important tournaments…
Why it Took Matt 7 Years to Qualify for Boston, and How You Can Do it Quicker
Oct 17, 2019 • 47 min
It took Matt 7 years and 6 marathons to qualify for Boston. What took so long? And more importantly, the lessons he learned for how to do it quicker.
Should You ‘Burn the Boats’ Ahead of Your Next Goal?
Oct 10, 2019 • 45 min
Today’s episode topic comes from a reader email. She was afraid to announce to the world that she wants to run a marathon, for fear of embarrasment if she fails. Is this timmid, quiet approach the right one as you set a big goal? Or should you…
15 Tools We Use Every Single Day to Simplify Our Lives
Oct 6, 2019 • 39 min
We like to keep it simple when it comes to fitness, nutrition, and habits. Here are the 15 tools we use almost every single day that help us achieve that goal.
Another Big Q&A Episode (With Live Questions!)
Sep 26, 2019 • 51 min
We’re back with another big Q&A episode, this time take live questions from a big NMA Radio fan. We cover everything from marathon tapering and trail running, to the creation of NMA and which vegan foods we can’t eat often enough.
Is the 2-Day Rule Your Key to Successful Habits?
Sep 12, 2019 • 49 min
Everyone talks about the importance of consistency when it comes to health and fitness habits, but what does consistency really look like? And what happens when you miss a day? In today’s episode, we talk about a go-to rule for staying on track, and…
8 Things That Are Keeping You From Achieving Your Goals
Sep 5, 2019 • 39 min
We’ve all had the big health, fitness, or life goals that no matter what, keep being left unfinished. Maybe you’ve been trying for years, or maybe you haven’t yet started, even though can’t shake the idea from your mind. In today’s episode we discuss…
Your First Marathon: 9 Things We Did Wrong
Aug 29, 2019 • 64 min
It’s safe to say that neither of us had a dream first marathon. Goal times were not met, and we both walked it in the last several miles. As we look back on those experiences, we can’t help but think about what we would have done differently. In…
Are Hacks Ever Healthy?
Aug 22, 2019 • 45 min
We live in a world that likes convenience. If we can hack together a plan that takes half as long, even if it doesn’t produce the same results, that’s often considered a win. But what about when it comes to your health? Who wins in a convenience vs….
Is the Plant-Based Meat Movement Bad for Veganism?
Aug 15, 2019 • 49 min
Seemingly overnight, plant-based meats are showing up in restaurants everywhere. From your local burger joint serving the Beyond Burger, to Burger King now carrying an Impossible Whopper nationwide. So we’ve got to ask, is this a good or bad thing for…
A New Summer Motivation Challenge
Jul 11, 2019 • 42 min
The garden is popping, festivals are frequent, and even Matt can be seen floating down the river. It’s officially summer. In today’s episode, we share the motivation behind Matt’s new running routine, plus challenge each other and you to a new Summer…
Robbie Balenger and Running Across America on a Vegan Diet
Jul 4, 2019 • 64 min
Robbie Balenger just ran across America in 75 days… and he did it on a 100% plant-based diet, getting the majority of his calories from smoothies. In today’s episode, we sit down with Robbie to talk about the logistics of such a challenge, along…
Essential Strategies to Help You Survive Your First 100-Miler
Jun 27, 2019 • 49 min
We’ve talked a lot about how to train for your first 50K ultramarathon, but what about jumping from the 50K to the 100 mile distance? Unsurprisingly, there’s a lot to learn when going from 31 miles to triple digits. In today’s episode, Doug shares…
Our Strategies for Raising Active Plant-Based Kids
Jun 20, 2019 • 53 min
We all want to raise healthy, active children, and sometimes, that can feel really difficult. While they both still have a lot to learn, here are Matt and Doug’s strategies for getting their three kids (collectively) to eat a plant-based diet, stay…
Ask Us Anything: Oil, 50K Fueling, Vegan Desserts, and More
Jun 13, 2019 • 55 min
It’s Q&A time! This time we opened questions up to our Instagram followers, and they didn’t hold back.
10 Healthy Habits That Aren’t Fitness and Nutrition
Jun 6, 2019 • 48 min
We talk a lot about how fitness and nutrition can make you healthier and live longer, but what about other habits that do the same thing? In today’s episode, Matt and I talk about our 10 favorite non-fitness, non-nutrition habits that will make you…
10 Effortless Ways to Eat Just a Little Bit Better
May 23, 2019 • 72 min
While the potential benefits from a massive health or nutrition shift is huge, it takes a lot of effort and willpower to be successful. That’s why in today’s episode we’re focused on small nutrition changes. Changes that should feel nearly effortless,…
A Look Back at 10 Years of No Meat Athlete
May 17, 2019 • 76 min
This week we’re celebrating 10 years of No Meat Athlete by looking back at the history of this podcast, and sharing updates on five of the most popular episodes. Join us for a hilarious trip down memory lane.
The Best Way to Go Vegan (and Make It Last)
May 9, 2019 • 82 min
10+ years after going vegetarian and ultimately vegan, what have we learned, and how would we have done it differently? In today’s episode, we share our transition stories, and the new advice we’d give to someone interested in going vegan.
How to Find More time to Cook, Train, and Be Happy
May 2, 2019 • 59 min
After last week’s episode, we got an email asking a pretty common question… “How do you guys have time to train and eat the way you do?” The answer is a bit more complicated than you’d think, and isn’t the result of time-saving hacks or quick tips….
Why Run 100 Miles: Doug’s Hellbender 100 Recap (2019)
Apr 25, 2019 • 73 min
When someone hears you’ve run a 100 mile ultramarathon, one of the first questions is always, “Why?” In today’s episode, we explore Doug’s Why, along with a full recap of his recent Hellbender 100 mile ultra.
4 Reasons Your Ultramarathon is Closer than You Think [Rewind]
Apr 18, 2019 • 74 min
Want to run an ultramarathon, but don’t think you’re ready? In today’s episode, Matt and Doug address the 4 big hangups runners have when it comes to training for an ultramarathon, including: fitness, time, trail running, and whether or not they have…
Intermittent Fasting 101 with Dr. Pamela Fergusson
Apr 11, 2019 • 64 min
Interested in intermittent fasting? In today’s episode, we sit down with plant-based dietitian Dr. Pamela Fergusson, who walks us through everything you need to know to get started, stay healthy, and make the practice last.
The 3100 Mile Foot Race with Sanjay Rawal
Apr 4, 2019 • 59 min
What if I were to tell you that there was a 3,100 mile foot race. What if I then told you that the entire thing consisting of nothing but loops around a half mile NYC block. You’d think I was crazy, right? Well guess what, the race exists. And…
How You Should Eat in Order to Gain Muscle and Burn Fat with Giacomo Marchese and Dani Taylor
Mar 29, 2019 • 58 min
If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the past few months of working with Giacomo and Dani on the new program, it’s this: To gain muscle and burn fat, workouts and strength training are just a small piece of the puzzle. The much larger — and often…
Running Your First 50K Ultramarathon
Mar 21, 2019 • 63 min
Think you’re ready to run your first 50K ultramarathon? Today we sit down with NMA Radio listener, Stephen Dunne, to talk about his journey from road marathons to trail ultramarathons, and all the lessons he learned along the way.
How to Get Started with Strength Training
Mar 7, 2019 • 58 min
Want to put on a little muscle on a plant-based diet, but don’t know where to start? In today’s episode, Matt and Doug share their very different approaches to strength training, and the first steps you should take.
The Simplest Healthy Meal You Should Add to Your Diet Today
Feb 28, 2019 • 49 min
Want to know how we really eat? For the most part, it comes down to a simple formula which can act as the framework for every single meal.
Marco Borges and the 22 Laws for a Healthy Body and Mind
Feb 21, 2019 • 66 min
Marco Borges has worked as a health coach to celebrities like Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, and Shakira, and today, to you. He sits down with us to talk about his nutrition philosophy, intermittent fasting, and why we should be practicing Kaizen…
Your Marathon Questions, Answered
Feb 15, 2019 • 55 min
A few days ago we asked readers of the blog to submit their marathon related questions. We got a ton of responses, and answer several in today’s episode.
Ocean Robbins on Superfoods, Sustainability, and the 31-Day Food Revolution
Feb 5, 2019 • 53 min
In today’s episode, author Ocean Robbins shares his thoughts on foods worth eating every day, the single most important action you can take for your health today, and how to successfully transition to a plant-based diet.
High Carb Hannah on a Starch Based Diet and How She Lost 70 Pounds
Jan 30, 2019 • 93 min
In today’s episode Matt sits down with YouTube star High Carb Hannah and her husband Derek to discuss weight loss, the vegan YouTube scene, and a why fruitarianism didn’t work for them.
Run a Race this Year: Developing Your Ideal Training Plan
Jan 17, 2019 • 61 min
Want to run a big race this year? In today’s episode, Doug shares his philosophy on how to develop the perfect training schedule for your goals, whether they’re 3, 6, or 12 months away.
Matt’s Quest for Deeper Sleep
Jan 10, 2019 • 63 min
After tracking his sleep and discovering what appeared to be inadequate deep sleep, Matt began experimenting with different ways to catch better Zzz’s.
The New Year’s Episode
Dec 31, 2018 • 53 min
In our last episode of 2018 we talk about the new year, goals, and why how we feel about failure. Plus Matt shares his 2019 book list.
Rethinking New Year’s Resolutions
Dec 14, 2018 • 53 min
It’s easy to hate on New Year’s resolutions. After all, they almost always fail. But what if they didn’t have to? What if we really could use January 1st as a chance to do something big?
The Massive Holiday Extravaganza of 2018
Dec 6, 2018 • 80 min
‘Twas a few weeks before Christmas when all through No Meat Athlete, Matt and Doug were up giggling, ‘til the vegan cooking was complete. Ok, enough of that… Each year this ends up being one of my favorite episodes to record — our big vegan…
A Sneak Peek at This Year’s Holiday Extravaganza (and the NMA Holiday Gift Guide)
Nov 23, 2018 • 26 min
Each year, one of my favorite episodes is the Holiday Extravaganza, so this year, we decided to get started a little early with a sneak peek at the official NMA gift guide (plus a few fitness lessons from 2018).
Behind the Scenes of No Meat Athlete
Nov 14, 2018 • 66 min
Let’s take a little walk down memory lane and explore the history of No Meat Athlete and how it — and the community — has changed over the years.
The Inadequacies of Running
Nov 8, 2018 • 61 min
I think it’s safe to say that both of us have primarily identified as runners over the past several years, but when it comes to fitness and health, where does running fall short?
Are Hobbies Dead?
Nov 2, 2018 • 62 min
With the rise of social media, hustle incomes, and free education and promotion, are hobbies for the sake of enjoyment… dead?
Couch Potato to Triathlete: The Life-Changing Power of Someone Who Believes in You with Susan Lacke
Oct 25, 2018 • 40 min
Have you ever taken a life-changing smoke break? NMA’s own Susan Lacke has, when her old boss, Carlos, convinced her to start working out with him. Twenty months later, she was running her first Ironman triathlon, writing for NMA, and launching a new…
Is There Really No Safe Level of Alcohol?
Oct 18, 2018 • 46 min
You’ve probably seen the recent headlines like, “No Amount of Alcohol is Safe” or “Why Any Levels of Alcohol is Bad for You.” They’ve been popping up a lot recently, in part because it’s a drastic shift from the conventional thinking that a small…
When is it Okay to Quit a “Healthy” Habit?
Oct 5, 2018 • 53 min
Sometimes, no matter how much you want a habit to work, it just doesn’t. You can’t get it to stick. Does that mean you should just give up and quit trying all together?
How Eating Simply Worked for Doug
Sep 27, 2018 • 47 min
What do you do when you’re at a wedding with little for vegans to eat? You spend the weekend eating simply. Here’s how it turned out for Doug, and what he took away from the experience.
The Only 4 Rules for Healthy Eating with Sid Garza-Hillman
Sep 20, 2018 • 72 min
We sit down with Sid Garza-Hillman, nutritionist and author of Approaching the Natural, to talk about his four rules for healthy eating. And yes, there are only four!
Matt’s Most Important Food Lesson
Sep 13, 2018 • 52 min
Some may call it wacky, others… simple. In today’s episode we discuss the most important food lesson Matt has learned from nearly a decade of No Meat Athlete.
The Episode with No Name
Sep 6, 2018 • 46 min
Unintentionally, this episode ended up a bit different. You’ll just have to listen to find out why…
The Nutrition Q&A Episode
Aug 30, 2018 • 68 min
It’s time for another big Q&A episode, where we answer listener submitted questions. In this week’s edition, we focus on nutrition related questions, ranging from eating for recovery to the value of plant-based meats.
The Back to School Reset Episode
Aug 23, 2018 • 54 min
Summer is nearing an end, which means now is the perfect time for a health reset. In today’s episode, we share our goals for the next few months, and how we’ll refocus on food, fitness, and good habits.
The Anxiety Episode
Aug 16, 2018 • 49 min
In today’s episode we get personal, sharing our experiences and advice on dealing with pre-race and general anxiety. Get ready… this one goes deep.
Rewind: Mindful Cooking, Flavors, and Keeping Food Simple with the Buddhist Chef
Aug 6, 2018 • 56 min
How does a classically trained French chef turn into one of the most popular vegan recipe developers on Facebook? Ask Jean-Philippe Cyr, The Buddhist Chef. He’s made a name for himself not by whipping up thousands of mediocre recipes, but by…
A Fresh Look at Habits and Goals
Jul 26, 2018 • 64 min
Have we been approaching new healthy habits all wrong?
Doug and Matt’s Time Tips
Jul 20, 2018 • 66 min
Your no hacks guide to creating more time for your healthy habits and lifestyle.
How We Feed Our Kids
Jul 10, 2018 • 76 min
As adult vegans, we face certain challenges when traveling, at restaurants, or when we’re outside our normal routines. But we always end up figuring it out. But what does it look like when kids are involved? They’re pickier, and the last thing we want…
Our Advice for People Ready to Go Vegan
Jun 28, 2018 • 44 min
Think you’re ready to go vegan? Here’s the advice we wish someone had told us before we went plant-based.
What We Eat on a Typical Day
Jun 21, 2018 • 66 min
Ever wonder what we eat on a typical day? In today’s episode, we break down exactly how we structure our meals to make sure we get everything we need to fuel our workouts, families, and adventures.
Season 3 of No Meat Athlete Radio
Jun 14, 2018 • 47 min
After a short break, we’re back with a new season of NMA Radio. And I’ve got to say, we’re pretty darn stoked. Here’s a rundown of everything you’ve missed over the past few weeks, and what to expect over the next several months from the new (and…
Doug’s Garden, Matt’s Soccer Channel, and Announcing a 4-Week Break (Back June 14th)
May 17, 2018 • 12 min
Doug’s Garden, Matt’s Soccer Channel, and Announcing a 4-Week Break (Back June 14th)
The Healing Power of Yoga (and How You Can Get Started) with Katie Hay
May 10, 2018 • 55 min
Yoga’s popularity has boomed over the past several years, but for many, it’s still too intimidating to actually try. In today’s episode, Doug chats with his wife Katie, a certified Yoga Therapist and 500-hour Registered Yoga Teacher, about how yoga…
Doug’s 33-Hour 100-Mile Ultramarathon Report
Apr 27, 2018 • 52 min
What’s it like to run a mountainous 100-mile ultramarathon? How about one that takes you 33 hours to complete? In today’s episode, Doug shares his report from the Hellbender 100, and why he almost didn’t make it to the finish.
The Free-Time Formula with Jeff Sanders
Apr 16, 2018 • 66 min
Life… it’s stressful. Work, kids, school, training, dishes, they all pile up draining you of energy and time, until suddenly, you no longer have any free-time to yourself. Now, there are a lot of productivity gurus and self-help personalities…
Eating Right Doesn’t Have to be Stressful
Apr 6, 2018 • 63 min
Stressed out by your plant-based diet, and unsure how you’ll keep it going or if you’re getting all the right nutrients? Trust me, we’ve been there too. So in today’s episode, we share our thoughts on why diets end up becoming so stressful, and a…
The ‘Get Unstuck’ Episode
Mar 29, 2018 • 65 min
Feeling stuck with your fitness or nutrition? We know the feeling… In today’s episode we discuss what it means for your health when you’re “stuck,” and whether getting unstuck should even be your focus.
The (Sixth) Big Q&A Episode
Mar 16, 2018 • 59 min
You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. In this Q&A episode, Matt and Doug cover everything from B12 absorption to shoe size, training speed, and the health benefits of peanuts.
4 Reasons Your Ultramarathon is Closer than You Think
Mar 8, 2018 • 60 min
Want to run an ultramarathon, but don’t think you’re ready? In today’s episode, Matt and Doug address the 4 big hangups runners have when it comes to training for an ultramarathon, including: fitness, time, trail running, and whether or not they have…
8 Running “Rules” You Can Safely Ignore (Rewind)
Mar 2, 2018 • 77 min
Runners, new and experienced, have all heard certain “rules.” Hard and fast advice on how to train, recover, and experience the sport. But we here at NMA Radio don’t think all of those rules are beneficial. In today’s episode we call out some of the…
Overnutrition and Why We Should Stop Defending the Adequacy of Vegan Diets, with Julieanna Hever and Ray Cronise
Feb 15, 2018 • 80 min
People talk a lot about making sure you get all the nutrients you need on a plant-based diet, but what if we’re looking at it all wrong? What if the bigger concern for everyone, not just vegans, is overnutrition? In today’s episode we chat with…
Building Muscle and Losing Fat on a Vegan Diet with Marcella Torres and Derek Tresize
Feb 8, 2018 • 46 min
If you don’t think you can build muscle on a whole-foods, plant-based diet, just take a look at Marcella Torres and Derek Tresize. In today’s episode we chat with Derek and Marcella on what vegans need to know about muscle gain, plus their resistance…
Are We Improving Ourselves too Much?
Jan 25, 2018 • 53 min
It’s no secret that we like self improvement strategies here at NMA Radio. We like to set big goals and create habits that help with performance, productivity, and effectiveness. But at what price? After reading a recent article in the New Yorker, and…
Supplements for Vegans: What Do We Need? (Rewind)
Jan 18, 2018 • 82 min
Do vegans need supplements to stay healthy? What nutrients do whole plant-based foods actually lack? There’s a lot of controversy surrounding those questions, and the answer isn’t always simple. In today’s episode, Matt sits down with Matt Tullman…
The Plant-Strong Diet with Engine 2’s Rip and Jane Esselstyn
Jan 10, 2018 • 54 min
Long-time friends of NMA, Rip and Jane Esselstyn, know a thing or two about cooking healthy meals people actually want to eat. They’ve written best-selling books and designed an entire diet philosophy, the Engine 2 Diet, around the subject. So when…
The 5 Big Keys to Habit Change
Jan 4, 2018 • 50 min
When it comes to habit change, there are five keys to being successful. Keys – or rules – that when not followed, are often the reasons why most people fail to make new health and fitness habits work. In today’s episode, we share a clip from an…
The Big Holiday Extravaganza of 2017
Dec 14, 2017 • 66 min
One of my favorite episodes each year is our big, epic, vegan holiday extravaganza, where Matt and I discuss our wish lists and favorite seasonal films, and share what we plan to cook and drink over the holidays. Here’s and . This year, things…
Vegan TV Chef Jason Wrobel on Eating for Longevity and Finding Inspiration in the Kitchen (Rewind)
Dec 7, 2017 • 49 min
I know this might not be a popular thing to say, but ever since going vegan I’ve lost all inspiration and excitement for cooking. Celebrity TV chef Jason Wrobel doesn’t have that problem. In today’s episode we discuss how to stay motivated and…
How to be Happier - Lessons from the Blue Zones with Dan Buettner
Nov 30, 2017 • 49 min
What makes people truly happy? Dan Buettner, author of the Blue Zones and new book Blue Zones of Happiness, studied the world’s happiest places to find the lessons we can all apply to live happier (and healthier) lives.
Plant-Based Muscle with Robert Cheeke and Vanessa Espinoza
Nov 24, 2017 • 101 min
Don’t think you can gain muscle on a plant-based diet? Think again. In today’s episode, Robert Cheeke and Vanessa Espinoza share how they’ve had success as vegan bodybuilders.
Chi Running with Danny Dreyer
Nov 16, 2017 • 61 min
What do you get when you cross running with tai chi? Chi Running, of course. In today’s episode, we chat with Danny Dreyer, founder of the Chi Running training philosophy, about how your running form, mind, and breath all play a role in your…
The Life-Changing Power of Someone Who Believes in You with Susan Lacke
Nov 9, 2017 • 31 min
Have you ever taken a life-changing smoke break? NMA’s own Susan Lacke has, when her old boss, Carlos, convinced her to start working out with him. Twenty months later, she was running her first Ironman triathlon, writing for NMA, and launching a new…
The Guilt Free Running Slump (Rewind)
Oct 26, 2017 • 39 min
Every runner goes through slumps. Life gets busy, the weather gets hot (or cold), and whatever “running mojo” looks like to you, you’ve lost it. I’m no different, and I’m in the midst of a slump now: the training I had planned for a fall…
Motivation, Creating More Free Time, and Overcoming Stress with Jeff Sanders
Oct 19, 2017 • 52 min
Jeff Sanders’ ability to rise early, stay motivated, and get stuff done has long been an inspiration to Matt and Doug. In today’s episode, Jeff shares how his productivity philosophy has changed over the years, and the major life shift he made after…
Vegan LA Galaxy Player Baggio Husidic (Rewind)
Oct 12, 2017 • 53 min
From mid-pack runners to professional triathletes, we’ve had the opportunity to share a lot of stories and advice from vegan athletes on this podcast. But today’s interview is a first. I’m excited to share my conversation with vegan midfielder for the…
Mindful Cooking, Flavors, and Keeping Food Simple with the Buddhist Chef
Oct 5, 2017 • 48 min
How does a classically trained French chef turn into one of the most popular vegan recipe developers on Facebook? In today’s episode, Jean-Philippe Cyr, known to most as The Buddhist Chef, shares his take on maximizing flavors, mindfulness, and why…
200 Episodes: Looking Back and at What’s to Come
Sep 28, 2017 • 57 min
Over 200 episodes! Can you believe it?! Today we look back at the most popular episodes of all time, and share a little insight about what’s to come in the next 100. We laugh. We cry. We party like there’s no tomorrow (eh, I wouldn’t go that far…)….
Small Steps, Cold Showers, and Conscious Parenting with Sid Garza-Hillman
Sep 21, 2017 • 70 min
Thumb through just about any parenting book and nearly every chapter will focus on the child. But that’s the wrong approach, according to Sid Garza-Hillman. Sid believes that building a thriving, healthy family starts with a thriving, healthy parent….
How Will Clean Meat Impact the Vegan Movement?
Sep 14, 2017 • 57 min
Between the current advances in plant-based meat alternatives and innovations taking place in the “clean meat” industry, the food landscape as we know it could change dramatically over the next several years. How will these changes impact our…
Are Vegan Documentaries Good for the Movement?
Sep 7, 2017 • 51 min
Over the past few years our Netflix feeds have seen several high-profile documentaries designed to push the vegan movement. They promote health, environmental, and animal rights benefits in a way books or articles simply can’t. But these documentaries…
17 Things We Wish We Knew Before Running Our First Ultramarathons
Aug 31, 2017 • 62 min
Thinking about running your first ultramarathon? You won’t regret it, we promise. But… There are a few things you should probably know first. Actually there are 17 things. Here they are.
10 Mindset Rules to Stay Motivated and Get Results
Aug 24, 2017 • 67 min
If there were certain philosophies to approaching life, work, and happiness that helped you the most, what would they be? In today’s episode, Matt and I address the ten rules we follow (or attempt to follow) to stay motivated and get the results we want.
Matt’s Dad on How Going Plant-Based at Age 63 Has Drastically Improved His Health (Rewind)
Aug 17, 2017 • 63 min
Just a few years ago, Matt’s father Tim would have never considered going plant-based. Then, after dealing with health issue after health issue, he heard a talk by Dr. Fuhrman on how diet can reverse heart disease. And it has completely changed his…
Our Favorite Running Hacks (Rewind)
Aug 10, 2017 • 44 min
Ever wish running was just a little bit easier? We do too. So this week, we’re revisiting one of the most popular episodes ever on NMA Radio to discuss running hacks… or the little tricks we use to remove a few of the biggest obstacles from our…
10 Food Rules for Eating Healthy Without Stress
Aug 3, 2017 • 51 min
Want to be a healthy eater? It’s not as complicated as you might think. In today’s episode we share our ten food rules for how to eat in a sustainable, healthy way… without the additional stress. SPOILER: Counting calories or nutrients isn’t one of…
8 Running “Rules” You Can Safely Ignore
Jul 28, 2017 • 71 min
Runners, new and experienced, have all heard certain “rules.” Hard and fast advice on how to train, recover, and experience the sport. But we here at NMA Radio don’t think all of those rules are beneficial. In today’s episode we call out some of the…
The (Fifth) Big Q&A Episode
Jul 20, 2017 • 61 min
And we’re back with another of the infamous NMA Radio Q&A episodes, where we take listener questions and do our best to answer them. Sometimes more successfully than others… In this episode we tackle marathon nutrition, meat substitutes, how to…
Raising Vegan Children (featuring Matt’s Kids)
Jul 13, 2017 • 49 min
Vegan kids say the darnedest things, don’t they? Today’s episode is all about raising vegan children, and to do so, we brought on Matt’s wife Erin and his two kids. You’re in for a treat.
How to Go From Zero to 5K
Jul 6, 2017 • 59 min
Want to become a runner, but don’t have a clue where to start? In today’s episode, Matt and Doug run (see what I did there?) back to the basics on how to get off the couch and start training for your first 5K.
The Relaxation Episode
Jun 29, 2017 • 45 min
Just relax. Sounds way easier than it actually is, doesn’t it? In today’s episode Matt and Doug discuss how they like to relax, and why some relaxation techniques might not be good for you in the long run.
Should You Care What Other People Think? with Robert Cheeke
Jun 22, 2017 • 71 min
When it comes to what you eat, how often you run, or what your gym routine looks like, should you care what other people think? That’s the topic of today’s discussion with vegan bodybuilder Robert Cheeke. Plus putting yourself out there, committing to…
Julie Piatt on Demystifying Vegan Cheese
Jun 15, 2017 • 47 min
When most people think of plant-based cheese, delicious and homemade don’t normally come to mind. Julie Piatt is on a mission to change that with her new book ‘This Cheese is Nuts.’ In today’s episode with sit down with Julie to discuss the book, and…
Special Live Q&A Episode
Jun 8, 2017 • 93 min
Today, we bring you something special — a live recording of a recent Pulse Q&A webinar, featuring fitness and running asked live at the event. If you like No Meat Athlete Radio, you’ll totally dig this Q&A.
Is it Possible to be 100% Vegan?
May 25, 2017 • 58 min
It all started with a Facebook comment, where a non-vegan proudly proclaimed, “it’s impossible to be 100% vegan.” Is it? It got us thinking … In today’s episode we discuss the definition of vegan, how realistic it is to follow a 100% vegan…
The No Meat Athlete Cookbook Release Week Episode
May 18, 2017 • 39 min
It was a big week for hosts Matt and Doug. Doug ran a 100K ultramarathon, and Matt released his second book, The No Meat Athlete Cookbook. In today’s episode we discuss the ups and downs for both, and the surprising sell-out success of the new cookbook.
YumUniverse’s Heather Crosby on Finding a Balance Between Healthy & Convenient
May 11, 2017 • 41 min
Heather Crosby, founder and author of YumUniverise, is set to release her brand new cookbook Pantry to Plate next week, which specializes in formulas and blueprints instead of strict recipes. In today’s episode, we sit down to Heather to discuss…
How to Lose 5 Pounds Without Changing Your Whole Life
May 4, 2017 • 41 min
Doug wants to lose five pounds, without crash diets, and keep it off. The question is, how? He runs almost daily, eats a plant-based diet, and is generally a pretty healthy dude. So he poses the question to Matt and together they formulate a plan. In…
Doug’s Mendocino Coast 50K Recap (with Vegan Burritos!)
Apr 27, 2017 • 47 min
Did you know there’s an all vegan ultramarathon along the coastline of Northern California, directed by friend of NMA Radio Sid Garza-Hillman? Well there is, and Doug ran it last week. In today’s episode we chat with Doug about the Mendocino Coast 50K…
27 Books that will Change Your Life
Apr 20, 2017 • 68 min
Over the past few years, we’ve talked a lot about our favorite fitness, nutrition, and mindset resources – how-to guides, tutorials, and blueprints. What we haven’t done, however, is share our favorite non-resource books under those same…
Moderation: Sensible or Slippery Slope? with Pamela Fergusson, RD PhD
Apr 6, 2017 • 74 min
When making a big life change, especially around healthy eating, is it better to go all in or leave room for moderation? That’s the topic of today’s podcast with Pamela Fergusson, RD PhD, who shares her advice on things like cheat days and relaxed…
Healthy, Practical, Plant-Based Meal Planning with NMA Cookbook Co-Author Stepfanie Romine
Mar 30, 2017 • 51 min
It’s no secret that meal planning can feel a bit intimidating. It sounds like a lot of work, and if you’re new to the plant-based diet and don’t have libraries of go-to meals, it can get monotonous. But once you start doing it, meal planning will save…
Gambling, Rum, and the Vegan Cruise 2017 Recap
Mar 23, 2017 • 54 min
We’re not usually one for recaps, but when you get back from a week on an all vegan cruise, with some of the biggest names in the community, there are more than a few stories to share …
The Non-Running-Geek’s Guide to Running Form (Rewind)
Mar 16, 2017 • 39 min
There’s the geek’s approach to running form, which dissects each and every element of form using words no one understands, and then there’s the non-geek’s approach to running form. This is a guide for non-geeks, and we hope you enjoy.
Supplements for Vegans: What Do We Need?
Mar 9, 2017 • 55 min
Do vegans need supplements to stay healthy? What nutrients do whole plant-based foods actually lack? There’s a lot of controversy surrounding those questions, and the answer isn’t always simple. In today’s episode, Matt sits down with Matt Tullman…
The State of the Vegan Movement (And What We Can Do Better)
Mar 2, 2017 • 53 min
The state of the vegan movement is … As we recorded today’s episode, how I completed that sentence began to vary. In my opinion, there’s little doubt that veganism is becoming more mainstream and going plant-based gets easier by the day. But does…
The (Fifth) Big Q&A Episode
Feb 24, 2017 • 52 min
More questions, more answers. In this episode of Ask Matt and Doug, we cover running and triathlon nutrition, supplements, B12, alkalized water, weight loss, and oh so much more.
How Not to Be the Punchline of the Vegan-at-a-Dinner-Party Joke (Rewind)
Feb 16, 2017 • 55 min
This Thursday we have another Throwback Rewind of one of our most popular episodes. NMA Radio co-host Doug recently attended a bachelor party, where while discussing meals for the weekend, it became clear that one of the guys wasn’t comfortable with…
Rethinking Morning Routines
Feb 9, 2017 • 50 min
There’s no shortage of morning routine recommendations on the internet … including an older episode of . And it typically goes something like this: Do what I do and you’ll be more productive, creative, and cool. But that’s not how self improvement…
Make Time for Yourself (And Make Yourself Happy)
Feb 2, 2017 • 53 min
Matt is a wanna-be chess nerd. That’s right, when Matt isn’t working on No Meat Athlete, hanging with his family, cooking, or going to the gym, he’s geeking out on tutorials. And that’s probably exactly what he should be doing. It’s easy to…
Our 12 Favorite Quick and Simple Plant-Based Meals
Jan 26, 2017 • 38 min
Healthy eating doesn’t have to equal hours in the kitchen every day. In fact, Matt and I rely on just a few simple recipes for most of our weeknight meals. They’re quick, easy, and completely adaptable to what you have in the fridge. In today’s…
Matt’s Tony Robbins Experience
Jan 19, 2017 • 45 min
When I hear the name Tony Robbins, I think of a giant dude, dancing crowds, and walking on coals. And I think of Matt, who for as long as I can remember has been singing his praises. After all, it was a Tony Robbins event that inspired Matt to go…
Is It Ever Okay to Not Do Your Best?
Jan 12, 2017 • 53 min
“If you’re not going to do it right, don’t do it at all.” That’s the code Matt and I both try to live by most of the time. But throughout December, with Matt sick and me “functioning” on new-dad sleep, our healthy habits … well let’s just say they…
New Year’s Resolutions, the Bigger Picture
Jan 5, 2017 • 35 min
We’re back (kind of)! After a few weeks off for travel and babies, we’re kicking off the new year with a chat between Doug and Sid Garza-Hillman on new year’s resolutions. Do they work? Should you go all in? Today’s episode takes a look at the bigger…
The Big Holiday Episode of 2016
Nov 25, 2016 • 56 min
With Thanksgiving behind us, it can only mean one thing … Time for another holiday extravaganza! In this week’s episode Matt and Doug talk holidays, babies, wine, and what they’d do during the holidays if stranded on a desert island. (Also, there…
15 Rules to Live By (Update and Replay)
Nov 17, 2016 • 58 min
After a long weekend at the Remedy Food Festival, Matt has lost his voice. To help save his voice (and your ears) from further damage, we decided to revisit on of our favorite episodes … the 15 rules we live by. When it comes to food and fitness…’s Kamal Patel on Which (if Any) Supplements Vegan Athletes Should Consider
Nov 3, 2016 • 69 min
There are few resources available that so actively strive to be as unbiased as, and it’s for that reason that we frequently reference the site when looking for information on a specific health topic. In today’s episode, we chat with…
Matt’s Dad on How Going Plant-Based at Age 63 Has Drastically Improved His Health
Oct 27, 2016 • 56 min
Just a few years ago, Matt’s father Tim would have never considered going plant-based. Then, after dealing with health issue after health issue, he heard a talk by Dr. Fuhrman on how diet can reverse heart disease. And it has completely changed his…
Dr. McDougall and the Healthiest Diet on the Planet
Oct 20, 2016 • 58 min
Today we chat with Dr. John McDougall, one of the biggest advocates for the plant-based diet, on his new book The Healthiest Diet on the Planet. But of course we don’t stop with his book. Dr. McDougall’s shares his take on why we might be getting too…
What to Do When You Can’t Stay Motivated
Oct 13, 2016 • 30 min
We’ve talked a lot about motivation over the past 163 episodes … how to find it, how to keep it, and what to do when you have it. But what do you do when you just can’t stay motivated? When even after all the tricks and accountability, you simply…
Robert Cheeke on Staying Motivated, Changing Course, and Embracing Imperfection
Oct 6, 2016 • 81 min
There have only been a few people we’ve invited back on No Meat Athlete Radio for a second episode, so to ask vegan bodybuilder Robert Cheeke on for a third, you know it has to be for a good reason. In this episode we talk to Robert about how his…
Dr. Pamela Fergusson on Practical Vegan Nutrition, Speedwalking Ultramarathons, and Living Intentionally
Sep 29, 2016 • 75 min
Dr. Pamela Fergusson is a vegan Registered Dietitian with PhD in nutrition And she speedwalks ultramarathons? Yeah, that’s too cool not to bring up. In today’s episode we chat with Dr. Fergusson on practical plant-based nutrition, speedwalking, and…
Summer Running Camp, Part 5: Race Day Walk-Through
Sep 22, 2016 • 57 min
I hate to say it, but summer is officially over … and with the end of summer comes the end of the NMA Summer Running Camp. But I have good news! This episode tops off the whole summer camp experience with a race day walk-through. Everything you’ll…
How Not to Suck at Cooking
Sep 15, 2016 • 68 min
Matt is now 20% of his way through the Rouxbe plant-based cooking school, and fired up on cooking like he hasn’t been in years. In this week’s episode we tackle how to get started with cooking, the essential kitchen gear we recommend, and tips Matt…
What We Wish We Knew In College (About Food, Exercise, and Life)
Sep 8, 2016 • 53 min
For students, early September means one thing: The end of summer and the beginning of a new school year. I have fond memories of the first day back to school, especially in college. Nerves were high, but so was the excitement of new classes,…
Summer Running Camp, Part 4: Advanced Marathon Training and Racing with Coach Jason Fitzgerald
Sep 2, 2016 • 53 min
Most of the information and advice we’ve shared during the first three weeks of running camp has been geared towards beginners. This week, that changes. We’ve invited Jason Fitzgerald, running coach and founder of, to discuss…
Summer Running Camp, Part 3: How to Prevent Running Injuries
Aug 25, 2016 • 55 min
And we’re back with our third week of Summer Running Camp. We covered consistency and running form in the first two weeks, and in this episode Matt and I tackle injury prevention. We dive into warm-ups, strength training, recovery, and oh so much…
From the Vault: Our Daily Rituals for Health and Well-Being
Aug 18, 2016 • 73 min
We’re digging deep into the vault once again while Matt is off traveling along the west coast, and this time we reach back to one of our very first habit related episodes. In today’s replay, we talk about our daily rituals or habits for healthy…
From the Vault: Why Running Shoe Design Matters with Altra Running Founder Golden Harper
Aug 11, 2016 • 74 min
With us both traveling this week, we’re reaching back into the vault for a replay of one of our favorite episodes. In this interview with Golden Harper of Altra, we discuss injuries, shoes, and how he created a company from an idea.
10 Vegan Foods We Couldn’t Live Without
Aug 4, 2016 • 29 min
Everyone has their staples … the foods or meals they turn to week after week. In today’s episode Doug and Matt discuss their top 10 favorite vegan food staples. The foods they just couldn’t live without. And somehow hummus didn’t make the list.
Summer Running Camp, Part 2: Running Form
Jul 28, 2016 • 35 min
Get your lake gear ready, it’s time for week two of Summer Running Camp! This episode we break down proper running form, from your head to your feet.
How We Use Summer for Motivation and Reset
Jul 14, 2016 • 37 min
Summer time means warm weather, fresh veggies, and vacations. And for Doug and Matt, it also means a mid-year reset. In today’s episode they discuss the power of this season, and how to use it to set new health, fitness, and nutrition goals to round…
The (Fourth) Big Q&A Episode
Jun 30, 2016 • 59 min
And we’re back this week with one of our favorite series, your listener questions! This time we answer questions on long bike ride nutrition, blood pressure, protein, and “knoxing”. Don’t know about knoxing? You’ll just have to listen to find out…
Summer Running Camp, Part 1: Building Consistency
Jun 23, 2016 • 35 min
I hope you packed your bags, because we’re headed to summer camp! No Meat Athlete’s Summer Running Camp, that is. Today’s episode is the first of a new series we’ll share throughout the summer on the fundamentals of running. First up, building and…
Vegan TV Chef Jason Wrobel on Eating for Longevity and Finding Inspiration in the Kitchen
Jun 16, 2016 • 40 min
I know this might not be a popular thing to say, but ever since going vegan I’ve lost all inspiration and excitement for cooking. Celebrity TV chef Jason Wrobel doesn’t have that problem. In today’s episode we discuss how to stay motivated and…
Aaron Alexander on Optimal Movement, Standing vs. Sitting, and Making the World Your Gym
Jun 9, 2016 • 63 min
We’re run, we lift weights, we do yoga, but what if instead of putting all those movements into boxes, we instead looked at moving better as a whole? In today’s episode we chat with Aaron Alexander, host of the Align Podcast and expert in movement,…
4 Factors in a Successful 100-Mile Ultramarathon
Jun 2, 2016 • 34 min
Doug just completed his 3rd 100-mile ultramarathon, and this time more things went right than wrong. In today’s episode Matt and Doug discuss the changes he made going in to this race, and how they contributed to a successful ultramarathon.
Jasmin Singer on Food Addiction, the 80s, and How She Lost 100 Pounds
May 26, 2016 • 46 min
Jasmin Singer, co-host of the Our Hen House podcast and author of Always Too Much and Never Enough, shares her story through food addition and weight loss. A vegan activist for years, Jasmin remained addicted to food and overweight until the…
To Race or Not to Race?
May 19, 2016 • 30 min
That is the question … that we’re discussing today. Today’s topic came from a listener who asked if it’s better to have race goals or run simply for the joy of running. As you might expect, Doug and I have different viewpoints on this one.
The Life-Changing Habit to Start Today
May 12, 2016 • 36 min
It’s rare that I call anything life-changing, especially when it requires me to clean out my closets. But today’s episode is all about a new habit we have both adopted that truly does have the power to be life changing. Dare I call it magical?
Nicole Antoinette Interviews Matt Frazier
May 5, 2016 • 115 min
Sometimes you have to flip things around, so today we’re rebroadcasting an interview with Matt Frazier from Nicole Antoinette’s podcast, Real Talk Radio. In this episode they cover goal setting, failures and adjustments, and transitioning to a vegan diet.
Our Start-to-Finish Guide to Marathon Training
Apr 28, 2016 • 69 min
We’ve covered general training advice, running nutrition, and ultramarathons, but somehow we skipped the episode that guides you through your first marathon training. Good news … that oversight gets resolved today! In today’s episode, we cover…
The (Third) Big Q&A Episode
Apr 20, 2016 • 52 min
And we’re at it again, answering listener questions with yet another massive Q&A episode. This time tackling running injuries, the ketogenic diet, vegan pregnancy, and oh so much more.
Part 3: Stress-Free Healthy Eating with Author and Nutritionist Sid Garza-Hillman
Apr 16, 2016 • 30 min
If you eat the healthiest diet in the world, but it stresses you out to plan, prepare, and eat it … is it really that healthy? Nutritionist Sid Garza-Hillman doesn’t think so, and he’s back on NMA Radio to follow up his last interview, one of our…
Part 2: Stress-Free Healthy Eating with Author and Nutritionist Sid Garza-Hillman
Apr 13, 2016 • 28 min
If you eat the healthiest diet in the world, but it stresses you out to plan, prepare, and eat it … is it really that healthy? Nutritionist Sid Garza-Hillman doesn’t think so, and he’s back on NMA Radio to follow up his last interview, one of our…
Part 1: Stress-Free Healthy Eating with Author and Nutritionist Sid Garza-Hillman
Apr 13, 2016 • 42 min
If you eat the healthiest diet in the world, but it stresses you out to plan, prepare, and eat it … is it really that healthy? Nutritionist Sid Garza-Hillman doesn’t think so, and he’s back on NMA Radio to follow up his last interview, one of our…
How to Maintain Your Healthy Habits When You’re Traveling
Apr 7, 2016 • 41 min
While on a recent trip to Florida, my family’s healthy eating habits were put to the test, and I learned a few things about how to keep them up. In today’s episode, Doug and I discuss those lessons, and how to maintain your healthy habits, even when…
3 Health and Fitness Goals to Avoid?
Mar 31, 2016 • 32 min
Is there a right way and a wrong way to set a health or fitness goal? After reading a recent article on health goals, Matt and I decided we had to weigh in.
Things We Wish Vegans Did Even More
Mar 24, 2016 • 35 min
A few weeks ago we published an episode called “Things We Wish Vegans Didn’t Do,” where we shared the aspects of this community we’re not all that fond of. Well today we’re flipping the conversation, and talking about the things we love about the…
More on How to Start Your Movement
Mar 17, 2016 • 48 min
A few months ago we published episode called “How to Start Your Movement.” In it, Doug and I shared lessons and advice we’ve learned from spreading our messages through a blog and podcast. Today’s episode is a follow-up to that one, where we share…
Why Making That Change May Be Easier Than You Think
Mar 14, 2016 • 28 min
I once thought running a marathon, cooking without oil, and going vegan would all be impossible. Now, of course, I know that all three of those — and a ton of other changes I’ve made — are not nearly as hard as I thought. Sometimes a change can…
Things We Wish Vegans Didn’t Do
Mar 10, 2016 • 51 min
We’re vegan. We love vegans. We promote veganism. But that doesn’t mean we have to love everything vegans do! In today’s episode, Doug and I take a few digs at our fellow plant-based animal lovers, and share the things we wish vegans didn’t do. Or…
The (Second) Big Q&A Episode
Mar 3, 2016 • 46 min
We’re back with a second big Q&A episode, answering several of the best questions we’re received from the past few months. Questions covering breathing, weight gain, energy levels, and so much more. Join us for this fun episode, and you just…
One Year, No Beer?
Feb 25, 2016 • 42 min
Throughout the month of February, I’m doing something I’ve never been able to get myself to do before … I’ve gone all month (so far) without a sip of alcohol. It’s not that I think I have a drinking problem, but my nightly ritual of drinking a…
Cowspiracy Directors Kip Anderson and Keegan Kuhn on Environmentalism’s Hypocrisy
Feb 18, 2016 • 30 min
We talk a lot about the health benefits and ethical side of veganism, but rarely touch on arguably one of the most important: The environmental benefits. At least Doug likes to tell me it’s one of the most important… In today’s episode Doug and I…
15 Rules to Live By
Feb 11, 2016 • 49 min
As children, rules feel restrictive and no fun, but as adults, they can guide our days and help us become the person we strive to be. In today’s episode, Doug and I share the 15 rules that shape our lives. They’re not nutrition or running focused,…
Dreena Burton on How to Cook Vegan for Kids
Feb 4, 2016 • 38 min
Getting kids to eat healthy is hard enough. Trying to raise them on a plant-based diet? That can feel impossible for many vegan parents. In today’s episode, I sit down with Dreena Burton, author of the cookbook Plant-Powered Families, to discuss…
7 Popular Food Trends and How They Can Help Vegan Athletes
Jan 28, 2016 • 38 min
These days food trends come and go quicker than most of us know they existed, but some stick around for good reason. In today’s episode Doug and I explore 7 popular food trends, whether or not they get our stamp of approval, and how they can help you…
Russell Simmons on The Happy Vegan, His New Book
Jan 22, 2016 • 25 min
Russell Simmons, co-founder of the hip-hop music label Def Jam, also happens to be an outspoken vegan activist, and the author of the new book The Happy Vegan. Eager to hear more about his story and the new book, we asked him on for today’s…
Health and Fitness Data: How Much is Too Much?
Jan 21, 2016 • 38 min
Between Apple Watches, GPS watches, smart phones, fitness trackers, and any number of other new gadgets, we’re able to collect more health and fitness data now than ever before. And there’s no sign of that letting up any time soon. But is all that…
Steve Kamb on How to Level Up Your Life
Jan 14, 2016 • 42 min
Steve Kamb started the blog Nerd Fitness right around the same time as I started No Meat Athlete, and he has gone on to build a massive audience and community. While Steve isn’t vegan, his approach to life and fitness is very similar to mine. I’m…
Our Backwards Approach to New Years Goals
Jan 7, 2016 • 55 min
It’s a new year, which can only mean one thing … new goals, resolutions, or habits. Normally that would be the case for both me and Doug. We’d set specific goals, and work our asses off to reach them. But this year, when we sat down to plan out…
Vegan Pro Soccer Player Baggio Husidic
Dec 31, 2015 • 49 min
From mid-pack runners to professional triathletes, we’ve had the opportunity to share a lot of stories and advice from vegan athletes on this podcast. But today’s interview is a first. I’m excited to share my conversation with vegan midfielder for…
What Happens When You Can’t Run?
Dec 23, 2015 • 49 min
It was traumatic. It was uncomfortable, painful, and frightening, and Matt loves to bring it up. Alright fine, maybe (now that’s it’s over) it’s also a little funny. Of course I’m talking about the groin story we’ve vaguely teased over the past…
Michael Greger, MD On How Not to Die
Dec 17, 2015 • 50 min
Today we’re excited to host Michael Greger, MD, the man behind and the author of the new book How Not to Die. Michael’s electrifying personality and scientific background attract a lot of attention, and we’re happy to pick his brain…
How to Make the Most of the Cold Winter Months
Dec 10, 2015 • 61 min
You know winter has officially arrived when you contemplate skipping a run all together because you can’t find your running tights. That’s what happened to me last week, and I have a feeling I wasn’t the only one restlessly digging through a closet…
How to Get Your Kids to Eat Healthy
Dec 3, 2015 • 64 min
When I tell people that my wife and I are vegan, one of there first questions (after the whole protein question) is, “What about your kids?” Of course my answer is yes … for the most part. In today’s episode, we bring on Karen Ranzi, author of…
Why Animal Protein is Killing Us with Garth Davis M.D.
Nov 27, 2015 • 42 min
Questions about protein have to be the most common for vegans. Where do you get it? Am I getting enough? Should I take protein supplements? In today’s episode, we sit down with Dr. Garth Davis, author of the new book Proteinaholic: How Our Obsession…
The Epic Holiday Extravaganza Episode
Nov 23, 2015 • 91 min
It’s holiday season, which can only mean one thing: It’s time for a holiday extravaganza! In today’s post, Doug and I cover all things holiday in one epic episode. We discuss how to handle awkward Thanksgiving dinners with non-vegan family, sticking…
The 5 A.M. Miracle: Jeff Sander’ New Book on Dominating Your Day Before Breakfast
Nov 19, 2015 • 47 min
Today we bring back on one of our most popular guests, Jeff Sanders, to talk about his new book The 5 AM Miracle. Jeff is all about waking up early, and using those morning hours to set up the rest of your day. The crazy thing is he’s actually…
Ray Cronise on Water Fasting and ‘Our Broken Plate’
Nov 12, 2015 • 85 min
Today we’re bringing back Ray Cronise, a good friend, and the guy behind some of the most interesting nutrition related research out there. We’ll chat about his recent water fast, and the research behind his new book ‘Our Broken Plate’, which happens…
5 Food Habits to Reset Your Health
Nov 5, 2015 • 36 min
By now you’ve probably heard that my family and I spent most of the summer living at friend’s houses after a flood destroyed ours. The uncomfortable living situation, lack of personal space, and wacky routine, meant healthy eating wasn’t even on our…
How to Start Your Movement
Oct 29, 2015 • 50 min
Inspired by a listener question, we’re breaking from the norm to discuss the business side of No Meat Athlete. More specifically, how you can turn your ideas and passions into a movement or business through the internet.
Runner’s World, Deena Kastor, and How to Choose Between The Things You Love
Oct 22, 2015 • 46 min
Doug and I spent last weekend at the Runner’s World Half and Festival in Bethlehem, PA. The races, people, and events were a total blast, but what stood out to both of us the most was a lunch chat with Deena Kastor. During that chat she talked about…
How to Run Farther
Oct 15, 2015 • 46 min
Last week episode of No Meat Athlete Radio was all about . This week we’re exploring the other big improvement runners desire … running farther. Let’s face it, a new distance is intimidating. Each new mile is uncharted territory. How will it…
How to Run Faster
Oct 8, 2015 • 44 min
Wish you could run faster? I think we pretty much all do. After my first marathon was a bust, I needed to improve by over 100 minutes in order to reach my Boston Qualifying goal. And you know what? I did it. But it wasn’t easy. In today’s episode,…
Sid Garza-Hillman on Meal Planning, Ultrarunning, and Why We Shouldn’t Take Showers
Oct 1, 2015 • 65 min
In today’s episode, Doug and I bring back Sid Garza-Hillman, one of the most popular guests we’ve had on No Meat Athlete Radio. And of course, his charm doesn’t disappoint. We discuss meal planning, approaching the natural diet, ultrarunning, and…
The Best Resources for Running Motivation and Training
Sep 24, 2015 • 44 min
It’s part two of the great No Meat Athlete Radio Resource Guide, and this time it’s all about running. Motivation, training guides, books, movies, podcasts, you name it, we cover it in this week’s episode.
The Best Resources for New Vegans
Sep 17, 2015 • 51 min
Today we kick off part 1 of a 2-part resources guide! First up, resources for new vegans. In today’s episode co-host Doug and I share our favorite documentaries, podcasts, books, websites, and more, all geared towards new vegetarians or vegans.
When to Quit (And When to Keep Going)
Sep 14, 2015 • 34 min
If you’ve listened to the past few episodes, you know co-host Doug was headed into this past weekend’s 50k ultramarathon under prepared, and that pain was expected. Crying at mile 15, now that was unexpected. Half way through Doug found himself…
The Complete Guide to Running Gear
Sep 10, 2015 • 59 min
For something so simple, running brands sure put out a lot of gear. In today’s episode, we wade through all the junk, and take a look at the running gear we actually use. We discuss our favorite shoes, clothing, recovery tools, hydration equipment,…
The Guilt Free Running Slump
Sep 3, 2015 • 36 min
Several months ago, I announced my . My intention was to focus on the marathon distance for the first time since qualifying for Boston. Fast forward to today, and instead of being in week 8 of an intense training cycle, I’m hardly running at all. I’m…
7 New Listener Questions
Aug 31, 2015 • 35 min
In today’s episode, we answer your questions about food and fitness. We talk soy, peanuts, gluten, endurance, and more.
Our 100th Episode: A Look Back and Forward
Aug 27, 2015 • 47 min
Can you believe it? 100 Episodes! Things started off a little rough, but we’ve officially hit our stride and the 100th episode. In today’s episode co-host Doug and I share some of the secrets behind this show, where we’ve struggled, and the lessons…
All About Supplements!
Aug 24, 2015 • 45 min
Do vegans need to take supplements? In today’s episode, it’s all about the supplements. Which you need (if any) on a whole foods plant-based diet, and what you’re already getting naturally. Plus you’ll get the low-down on what we take ourselves and why.
Staple Foods in the Vegan Athlete’s Pantry
Aug 20, 2015 • 56 min
Today it’s all about the staples. For a new vegan, it’s easy to find cookbooks and that guide you through dinners, but what about a simple bowl of cereal, toast, or cup of tea? With an increasingly large number of vegan substitutes available,…
The Most Important Daily Habits
Aug 17, 2015 • 45 min
When you wake up each morning, you’re forced to take care of a number of “most-dos.” You must take the kids to school, answer emails, and go to work, for example. Most of us get so caught up in the most-dos that we neglect the important habits that…
What We Eat on a Typical Day
Aug 13, 2015 • 44 min
HINT: It’s more than just kale and shots of wheatgrass
How to Save Money While Eating Healthy and Vegan
Aug 10, 2015 • 27 min
You can eat healthy without breaking your budget.
14 Things We Wish We Knew Before Going Vegan
Aug 6, 2015 • 36 min
A few years ago Matt wrote a post called . It was a reflection on his first 2 years as a vegan, and all the things he wish someone had told him before he made that change. Now that I’m inching towards my 2-year anniversary, we revisit that topic…
How to GAIN Weight on a Plant-Based Diet
Aug 3, 2015 • 27 min
Most of us have no trouble losing weight on a whole foods plant-based diet, but is it possible to actually put weight and muscle on? Ever since college I’ve wanted to put on weight, and had success for awhile when I still ate meat. After going vegan,…
Where Do You Get Your Protein?
Jul 30, 2015 • 40 min
After 3 years of this podcast, we finally answer the age old question we vegans know so well, “But where do you get your protein?”
Our Vegan Trip to Italy
Jul 27, 2015 • 28 min
My wife Erin and I are back stateside after a vegan tour of Italy. In today’s episode, we talk about our favorite moments of the trip, what we thought of the food, and why we think it’s alright to indulge a bit on vacation. Note: Because we’re still…
Small Steps or Massive Action? The Best Way to Make A Change
Jul 23, 2015 • 45 min
Have conventional habit change methods been wrong this whole time? A few weeks ago I see person after person making as they try to start a new habit. They either go all in, dive head first into massive change, and burn out just as reality starts to…
What to Eat Before a Race
Jul 20, 2015 • 32 min
Our answer to the common question: “What should I eat before a race or long run?”
Running on Vacation - is it worth it?
Jul 16, 2015 • 31 min
Right as this episode goes live, I’ll be landing in Rome, Italy, where my wife Erin and I are taking part in a vegan tour. It’s guaranteed to be a blast. But this week also marks Week 2 of my official marathon training plan. So it…
The Non-Running-Geek’s Guide to Running Form
Jul 13, 2015 • 36 min
As young children, chasing friends on the playground, screaming through sprinklers, and rushing down the first base line in tee-ball, we were runners. Runners much more concerned with having fun than running form. At the time form didn’t matter. Now that
3 Ways We’re Not Perfect (Actually Way More Than That)
Jul 9, 2015 • 28 min
I run a blog, host a podcast, and am working on my second book, all based on habits most people find challenging. I must be perfect at those habits, right? Wrong. When you read someone’s blog, or listen to them share stories on a podcast, it’s easy to a
6 Rules to Follow for Your First Trail Run
Jul 6, 2015 • 37 min
How to Start Trail Running - Trail running is intimidating. There’s no way around it. You could get lost or hurt. You have to deal with uneven footing and steep climbs. It’s dirty, wet, and exposed. But for co-host Doug, it’s the only reason he’s still
Phil Maffetone on Why We Should Run Slow
Jul 2, 2015 • 41 min
One of the most frequently asked questions Jason and I get at Run Your BQ is our opinion of the Maffetone Method. You may have heard of Dr. Phil Maffetone and his unusual training philosophy, which put simply suggests that slow running will make you faste
How Not to Be the Punchline of the Vegan-at-a-Dinner-Party Joke
Jun 29, 2015 • 48 min
NMA Radio co-host Doug recently attended a bachelor party, where while discussing meals for the weekend, it became clear that one of the guys wasn’t comfortable with Doug’s being a vegan. We’re all having meat. What are you going to eat, Doug?
Which Type of Runner Are You?
Jun 25, 2015 • 37 min
The Old-Timer. The Selfie Runner. The Kicker. We’ve all seen these runners and thought to ourselves, “I don’t ever want to be that guy.” I hate to break it to you, but you might be that guy. Or one of the nearly 20 other runner types we discuss in today’
Chef AJ and the Secret to Losing Weight
Jun 22, 2015 • 66 min
Is Caloric Density the Secret to Losing Weight?
Alex and Jeanette Ruiz, Leaders of NMA Miami, on Picking Yourself and Making Change in the World
Jun 18, 2015 • 48 min
Hanging on the wall in my office, so that I see it every time I start a workday, is a one-page essay by Seth Godin, titled “Pick Yourself.” This simple phrase, to me, represents the enormous opportunity offered to each of us by our hyper-connected world.
Feel Better, Do More
Jun 15, 2015 • 34 min
“How have you been?” “Good! Very busy.” That common answer to what is most likely the most common question, makes me sad. As a society, we seem to idealize being busy. If we’re busy, we must have a purpose. I’ve never been good at being busy, which is p
Our Favorite Running Hacks
Jun 11, 2015 • 40 min
Have you ever thought to yourself that your running habit would finally stick if it were just a little easier? As a husband, business owner, and father of two with little time and plenty of obligations, I’ll do anything I can to make running easier. That
The Key to Losing Weight the Healthy Way
Jun 8, 2015 • 50 min
How Erin Lost 18 Pounds and Reclaimed Her Passion for Fitness
10 Simple Guidelines for Eating Healthy
Jun 4, 2015 • 42 min
Here at No Meat Athlete, we aren’t fans of following strict diet rules. We believe in a little flexibility when it comes to eating. But if there was an official No Meat Athlete diet, these 10 guidelines would be it. Guidelines for how to eat healthy on a
The Irony of Commitment
May 29, 2015 • 46 min
What if I told you that by limiting yourself with a strong commitment, you’re actually freeing yourself up to be more creative. You’d think I’m crazy, right? But it’s true! Constraints on what you can do actually help artists, writers, and even runners.
Doug Wins His 24 Hour Ultra And How To Train In The Heat
May 22, 2015 • 48 min
Hold up…Doug WINS a 24 hour ultramarathon? Last weekend he not only kept his NMA Radio guarantee by reaching 100 miles under the cut-off, but did us one better by actually winning the race. In today’s episode we hear a few battle stories from the race,
8 Questions From No Meat Athlete Readers
May 13, 2015 • 63 min
We answer 8 common questions from No Meat Athlete readers and listeners.
Doug’s 24 Hour Race and Matt’s Marathon Comeback
May 8, 2015 • 37 min
How we’re training for two very different races.
How to Develop a Mindset of Constant Growth
May 1, 2015 • 52 min
On personal development, growth, and facing our fears.
Rich Roll On The Plantpower Way - Part 2
Apr 23, 2015 • 39 min
Rich Roll on training for endurance events, meditation, and life hacking.
Rich Roll On The Plantpower Way - Part 1
Apr 20, 2015 • 45 min
Rich Roll on nutrition and his new book, The Plantpower Way.
How to Create All The Time You Need
Apr 16, 2015 • 42 min
Making time for a healthy lifestyle with Jeff Sanders and Heather Crosby.
The Optimal Diet for Health and Energy?
Apr 13, 2015 • 42 min
Working towards your optimal diet with advice from Mike Arnstein and Sid Garza-Hillman.
Sitting Is Killing You (Even If You’re A Runner)
Apr 9, 2015 • 26 min
Why even runners need to worry about the effects of sitting throughout the day.
How Do You Bounce Back When a Race Goes Terribly Wrong?
Apr 6, 2015 • 36 min
Lessons learned from Doug’s 100k ultramarathon.
Live to be 100 - Lessons from the Blue Zones
Apr 2, 2015 • 37 min
Lifestyle changes to live a happier, healthier, and longer life.
Gene Baur: Farm Sanctuary Co-Founder and Vegan Ironman
Mar 31, 2015 • 48 min
Interview with Gene Baur on his new book, Living the Farm Sanctuary Life
How a Vegan Cruise Changed My Diet
Mar 27, 2015 • 46 min
A recap of what I learned during the vegan cruise.
Addiction, Recovery, and Becoming Your Own Hero with Vegan Ultrarunner David Clark
Mar 17, 2015 • 35 min
David Clark on becoming your own here.
How to Travel on a Plant-Based Diet
Mar 10, 2015 • 38 min
Matt and Doug discuss their tips and advice for traveling on a vegan diet.
Vegan Running Meets Funny — Comedian Jeffrey Binney and His Quest to Beat Obesity and Run the Leadville 100
Mar 4, 2015 • 36 min
And interview with comedian Jeff Binney on his upcoming film and quest to run the Leadville 100.
Why Every Kid Should Have to Run a Marathon
Feb 20, 2015 • 37 min
3 life lessons I hope my kids learn through training for, and running, a marathon.
Colleen Patrick-Goudreau on The 30-Day Vegan Challenge
Feb 10, 2015 • 49 min
An interview with cookbook author and podcaster Colleen Patrick-Goudreau.
Robert Cheeke, Vegan Bodybuilder, On the Shift from Processed Food to Whole Plants
Feb 3, 2015 • 60 min
An interview with Robert Cheeke of
The Paleo vs Vegan Debate
Jan 27, 2015 • 43 min
Should we keep fighting or start focusing on the similarities?
The Foods Worth Eating Every Single Day
Jan 22, 2015 • 51 min
Top health foods worth eating and how to make sure you actually do it.
The Big Q&A Episode
Jan 15, 2015 • 79 min
Matt and Doug tackle listener questions.
21 Weird Things We Do Now That We’re Vegan
Jan 7, 2015 • 41 min
One of the most popular posts in No Meat Athlete history, revisited.
A Beginner’s Guide to Simplicity, with Courtney Carver
Dec 29, 2014 • 51 min
An interview with Courtney Carver of Be More With Less.
The Healthiest Habits You’ve Probably Never Thought Of
Dec 23, 2014 • 57 min
Simple daily habits for healthy living.
What It Means to Be a Vegan Runner
Dec 19, 2014 • 62 min
How being plant-based runners has changed our lives.
How to Use December to Avoid the New Year’s Trap
Dec 12, 2014 • 52 min
Setting New Year’s resolutions that last.
The Holiday Running and Cooking Gift Guide of Equipment You Actually Need
Dec 3, 2014 • 47 min
Plant-Based Travel and the Power of Connection with Karol Gajda
Nov 25, 2014 • 52 min
Interview with plant-based travel expert Karol Gajda.
Eating Clean & Living Well with Author Terry Walters
Nov 22, 2014 • 53 min
Interview with cookbook authro Terry Walters.
Leo Babauta on Habits Simplicity, Running & Diet
Nov 20, 2014 • 43 min
Hanging out with Erin Frazier, Matt’s Wife
Nov 19, 2014 • 43 min
A chat with Matt’s wife, Erin, on raising a plant-based family
Our Daily Rituals for Health and Well Being
Nov 12, 2014 • 61 min
Why Running Shoe Design Matters with Altra Running Founder Golden Harper
Nov 5, 2014 • 69 min
Achieving Health in the Smallest Steps Possible with Sid Garza-Hillman
Nov 3, 2014 • 51 min
The YumUniverse Approach to a Gluten-Free, Plant-Based Diet
Oct 23, 2014 • 28 min
Why We Love Diet Experiments
Oct 6, 2014 • 40 min
Badwater Ultramarathon Winner Harvey Lewis
Sep 28, 2014 • 48 min
Christy Morgan — Blissful Chef to Vegan Bodybuilder
Sep 25, 2014 • 38 min
How to Stay Motivated
Sep 22, 2014 • 44 min
#VegRunChat Founder Brandon Frye
Sep 18, 2014 • 58 min
Scott Spitz: Vegan Inspiration through Achievement and Adversity
Sep 16, 2014 • 29 min
Runner’s World Vegan Cover Model Micah Risk
Sep 12, 2014 • 25 min
The 80-10-10 Fruitarian Diet and the Woodstock Fruit Festival
Sep 5, 2014 • 59 min
Joel Runyon — Ultramarathons and Doing the Impossible
Sep 1, 2014 • 42 min
Ray Cronise and the Metabolic Winter Hypothesis
Jul 20, 2014 • 53 min
The Runner’s World Half + Festival Recap with Jason Fitzgerald of
Jun 18, 2014 • 47 min
Plant-Based Marathon Transformation: An Interview with Wendy Fry
Jun 9, 2014 • 38 min
Martin Rowe on His New Book, Running, Eating, Thinking: A Vegan Anthology
May 27, 2014 • 35 min
Jeff Sanders of 5 AM Miracle on How to Dominate Your Day
May 15, 2014 • 35 min
Good Podcasts to Listen to While Running
Apr 28, 2014 • 37 min
Engine 2’s Rip Esselstyn
Mar 22, 2014 • 72 min
The Issue with GMO Foods: Interview with Brett and David Wilcox
Feb 10, 2014 • 65 min
Big Goals: Running Across the Country With Nicole Antoinette
Jan 5, 2014 • 68 min
Weight Loss and Ideal Eating Habits with Ray Cronise
Dec 20, 2013 • 90 min
Achieving ‘Unrealistic’ Goals on a Plant Based Diet: Matt’s Book Tour Talk
Dec 5, 2013 • 98 min
Approaching the Natural Author Sid Garza-Hillman
Nov 5, 2013 • 78 min
How to Find the Time to Exercise and Eat Healthily
Sep 27, 2013 • 72 min
Farm Sanctuary Co-Founder and Ironman Gene Baur
Aug 23, 2013 • 59 min
Matt Frazier’s Burning River 100-Mile Ultramarathon Race Report
Aug 2, 2013 • 84 min
Matt Ruscigno on Whole Plant-Based Foods and Supplements for Vegan Athletes
Jul 2, 2013 • 59 min
Episode 13: Lessons from 12 Hour Ultra and a 102 Mile Trek
Jun 8, 2013 • 69 min
Interview with Rich Roll: From Middle Aged and Overweight to Vegan Ultraman
May 13, 2013 • 82 min
Episode 11: Healthy Eating Habits Made Simple and Interview with Leo Babauta
Apr 26, 2013 • 75 min
Episode 10: When Your Race Goes Horribly Wrong
Apr 12, 2013 • 54 min
Episode 9: Ultrarunning Basics and Bryon Powell Interview
Mar 13, 2013 • 85 min
Episode 8: Rescuing New Year’s Resolutions
Dec 28, 2012 • 43 min
Episode 7: Staying Motivated While Injured with Guest Mike Wardian
Nov 20, 2012 • 55 min
Episode 6: How to Get Started (or Re-Started) with Running
Oct 19, 2012 • 58 min
No Meat Athlete Radio Episode 5: Increasing Your Mileage During Training
Sep 12, 2012 • 48 min
Brendan Brazier on No Meat Athlete Radio
Jan 13, 2012 • 38 min
The Crucial Keys to a Successful First Half Marathon
Nov 18, 2011 • 32 min
Introducing No Meat Athlete Radio
Oct 20, 2011 • 22 min