Workout Nutrition 101


Vegetarian, vegan, or neither, what you eat around your workouts plays a big role in how you perform and recover.

Conveniently for plant-based eaters, this diet is a natural fit for the common workout nutrition guidelines that focus, in general, on “lots of carbohydrate, a little bit of protein.”

Here you’ll find articles on what to eat before, during, and after your workouts, as well as information on protein and other important considerdations for athletes. And of course, to help you meet these guidelines, several standby recipes that make getting the nutrition you need easy, convenient and tasty.

Guidelines for fueling your workouts

10 Simple Guidelines for Eating Healthier than Ever

5 Keys to the Pre-Workout Meal Everyone Should Know

The Least You Need to Know About Fueling Your Run

The 7 Secrets of Post-Workout Recovery

10 Foods Worth Eating Every Single Day

The Vegetarian Athlete Diet

Protein: A Primer for Vegetarians

Protein for Vegetarians — A Simple Guide to Getting What You Need

Are You Getting the Nutrients You Need from Your Plant-Based Diet?

Natural Fueling Recipes

Thrive Raw Energy Gel

Natural Sports Drinks from Thrive

The Perfect Smoothie Formula

The Ultimate Energy Bar Formula

Make Your Own Energy Gel (With Chia Seeds!)