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NFL Defensive Lineman David Carter Shares Vegan Meal Plan

Have you ever see a 300 pound Vegan?  This professional athlete breaks the skinny vegan stereotype.

Professional athletes are not just naturals they have a plan and work it with commitment.  When they become injured or ill they need to resolve the issue quickly to save their career.  That is exactly what is professional football player did.

After learning that animal products were contributing to his tendinitis, joint pain and muscle fatigue he converted to a vegan diet.  After a couple of months the pain was gone and his career back on track except that he was not heavy enough.  So he adjust that, too.  So how much does a 300 pound defensive linebacker need to eat to maintain his weight, 10,000 calories a day.

Read his meal plan below to see how he maintains his needed strength on a vegan diet.  Share what you think.

….  within the first month, he lost a whopping 40 pounds and also had his pain disappear. As an NFL lineman, he couldn’t afford to lose all of that weight and still be effective on the field. …

Many professional athletes follow strict diets to keep their bodies strong. Carter is no different, following a strict vegan meal plan.

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David Carter’s Vegan Meal Plan
Breakfast Oatmeal with hemp protein, bananas and berries
Snack  1 20-ounce smoothie (cannellini beans, banana, strawberries, and spirulina)
Lunch Brown rice and black beans with avocado and cashew cheese
Snack  2 20-ounce smoothie
Lunch  2 Brown rice and black beans with avocado and cashew cheese
Snack  3 20-ounce smoothie
Dinner Couscous with onion and garlic, spinach salad with bell peppers
Snack  4 20-ounce smoothie

That works out to about 10,000 calories a day. Not only that, but he puts down “1.2 grams of protein per pound per day.” …

The lifestyle change is pretty remarkable. His body was telling him that he needed to make a major shift, so he did. …

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