One Strong Thing: The Game Changers Tells Story of Exceptional Athletes Who Gave Up Meat

What do James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jackie Chan, Lewis Hamilton, Novak Djokavic, and Chris Paul have in common?  They are the producers of a documentary film called “The Game Changers” that sets out to show that one can be an exceptional athlete on a solely plant-based diet without any meat protein.  The film tells the story of James Wilks — elite Special Forces trainer and The Ultimate Fighter winner — who travels the world on a quest to uncover the optimal diet for human performance.  There had been some debate about the film (the criticisms are debunked here), but perhaps it will help to persuade even more typical athletes (and even armchair ones) that they can cut back or eliminate meat without losing mental of physical strength — indeed that they will feel better and help the planet too.

This one’s for you, MK!

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