Most of you already know Jerry Armstrong from his vegan testimonial and on twitter (@endurancejer). He has written a great post over at Trail and Ultrarunning. He talks about his food routine and how he fuels his body for ultra efforts.
Money quote (when discussing the oldest question of all for vegans, “where do you get your protein?”) —–
“The biggest misconceptions about vegan nutrition come from people who know nothing about it. It’s like asking your grandmother for her opinion about Twitter…”
You can read the post here
Early in 2012 I started reaching out to vegan friends on twitter to ask them to share their testimonials. My hope was that by getting vegans to share their stories we could educate and inspire others and give people first hand accounts to replace perceptions or stereotypes. I’m incredibly grateful to those that have participated. Their stories speak for themselves! If you enjoy the series please let us know!
About 10 years ago, I started training for endurance sports. I started in triathlon and road racing. And, over the years, I came to realize my passion was for the ultra-endurance version of these competitions. I completed the Ironman triathlon and, at about the same time, I started running ultramarathons. I invested a great deal of time to my physical preparation for these races, as well as most of my discretionary income and time. I run trail races up to 100 miles every month and I often ran a marathon before my work day. Read more... (1078 words, 2 images)