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Olympic Swimmer Rebecca Soni Joins Athletes Saying, “Not So Fast, USDA!”

Six-time Olympic medalist, World Champion, and world record-holding swimmer Rebecca Soni is all about speed. But outside of the pool, she’s using her voice against the USDA’s reckless plan to speed up pig slaughter lines nationwide, which would endanger millions of animals, workers, and consumers. Swimmers, cyclists, and runners must be fast–but slaughterhouses are no place for racing, according to …

Sports Stars Team Up Against USDA’s Cruel High-Speed Slaughter Program

Stars from across professional sports are teaming up with Compassion Over Killing’s (COK) “Not So Fast, USDA” campaign, to fight the nationwide expansion of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s (USDA) hazardous high-speed pig slaughter program. Through May 2, the USDA is accepting public comments on its proposed rule, misleadingly titled “Modernization of Swine Slaughter Inspection,” and nearly 40,000 comments have …

Vegan-Strong: Patrik Baboumian, Built by Plants

Compassion Over Killing’s Vegan-Strong Athlete videos feature sports and fitness starts who are healthy, strong, and powered by a plant-based diet! In our new video, we talk with Patrik Baboumian, known as “Vegan Badass.” One of the world’s strongest men, Patrik shares the inspiring story of how he is fueled by his compassion for all animals and a healthy vegan …

Vegan-Strong Athlete: Rich Roll

Get Ready. Set. Go: Compassion Over Killing is excited to launch our new video series, Vegan-Strong Athletes! We’ll be featuring numerous sports and fitness stars who are healthy, strong, and powered by plants. In our first video, we talk with ultra-endurance athlete Rich Roll, who shares the inspiring story of how a whole-foods, plant-based diet completely transformed his life. He’s …

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Keeping Meat off the Gridiron: Veg Eating in the NFL

Many successful athletes are discovering the benefits of dropping animal products — from decreasing their recovery times to increasing their energy. Veg athletes are reaching the top of their game, and football players are no exception. Just ask Tony Gonzalez, Joe Namath, Ricky Williams, Deuce Lutui, Tony Fiammetta, or Arian Foster — all players who have significantly reduced or eliminated animal foods from their diets.

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Want to Eat, Look and Feel like a Pro Athlete? Go Vegan.

venuswilliams-150x177.jpegOk, we can’t guarantee that you’ll be able to serve like Venus or Serena Williams, run like olympian Carl Lewis or do the Tour de France with Dave Zabriskie.

But, if you’re hitting the gym and want to take a page from the pros this year, whether your favorite sport is tennis, running, cycling, triathlon, martial arts, boxing, or bodybuilding, it’s all the same advice: go vegan.