Episode 11 – Vegan Athlete Diet with Former NHL Player TJ GaliardiListen to “Vegan Athlete Diet with Former NHL Player TJ Galiardi” on Spreaker.
Description:Have you ever wondered what pro athletes eat or whether vegan diets are good for athletes? In this episode, former NHL hockey player TJ Galiardi provides a window into what he and his teammates ate before and after games, when and why he became vegan and the changes that resulted. You’ll hear TJ’s sports nutrition insights and even if you’re not a professional athlete, you’ll get some tips on what to eat to achieve optimal results when exercising or engaging in sports.
In this episode you’ll hear:
1:50 – TJ’s story on becoming a vegan while playing professional hockey in the NHLM
6:00 – Plant-based & vegan in the NHL today
7:30 – When and what TJ and his teammates ate before a game or practice
11:20 – TJ’s current favorite recreational sport and what he eats
14:00 – Best ways to hydrate for exercise and sports
15:50 – Recovery foods postgame or after training
19:00 – TJ’s opinion on the need for supplements for vegan athletes
20:20 – Can a teen be vegan and excel at sports