Q&A with Athletes

In just the past few years, more athletes than ever are experimenting with plant-based and dairy-free diets – and sticking to it. From triathletes to bodybuilders, every athlete can benefit from ditching dairy. These pros have claimed to decrease their recovery time, increase their energy, and breathe better, all by cutting out cows’ milk. Read below to see what they have to say.

Ironman Brendan Brazier Is A Pioneer In Dairy-Free Sports Nutrition

An Interview With World Record-Holding Blade Runner Brian Reynolds

An Interview With World Record-Holding Blade Runner Brian Reynolds

Brian Reynolds runs a 3:03 marathon, a 1:17 half marathon, and a 16:49 5k. He's a dad, a dairy-free athlete, and also a double amputee. Case of meningococcemia at age four resulted in the loss of his legs, but that hasn't stopped him from earning the world record in...

Ironman Brendan Brazier Is a Pioneer in Dairy-Free Sports Nutrition

Ironman Brendan Brazier Is a Pioneer in Dairy-Free Sports Nutrition

Brendan Brazier is way ahead of the game. As a former professional Ironman athlete and two-time Canadian 50km Ultra Marathon runner, he’s had his eyes on the prize since he was a young teen (he’s in his 40s now, though no one would guess by the look of him). Growing...

Fiona Oakes Has No Limits: An Interview With a Dairy-Free Ultra Runner

Fiona Oakes Has No Limits: An Interview With a Dairy-Free Ultra Runner

Fiona Oakes is the greatest runner you’ve never heard of. She’s a 4X world record holder in distance running, and she has completed some of the toughest endurance running challenges on earth including the formidable Marathon des Sables, the Antarctic Ice Marathon, and...

Nino Irgolic: the Unstoppable Dairy-Free Goalkeeper

Nino Irgolic: the Unstoppable Dairy-Free Goalkeeper

Many of the elite athletes that proudly represent Switch4Good have been dairy-free for years. For them, it’s easy to look back and say the transition was a breeze. But what about those still in transition? To gain some fresh perspective, we interviewed Nino Irgolic, a...

Chris Manderino on the Future of Football (It’s Dairy-Free!)

Chris Manderino on the Future of Football (It’s Dairy-Free!)

In just the past year, professional football players have begun to tackle the notion that one needs milk to grow big and strong. The mainstream media took hold of the trend in 2018 when 15 players on the Tennessee Titans team adopted Chef Charity Morgan’s vegan meal...

4 Questions With Mary Schneider, Marathoner

4 Questions With Mary Schneider, Marathoner

1. Describe your dairy-free journey.I was diagnosed at 6 years old as lactose intolerant. The solution was to take a Lactaid pill with every meal and so I did until my late 20's when I started trying to avoid most dairy products because my intolerance was becoming...

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