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The Scoop Episode 2: Can Vegan Athletes Compete With Meat Eaters? 

The Scoop Episode 2: Can Vegan Athletes Compete With Meat Eaters? 
Monica Green
Writer and expert3 years ago
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With its diet trends that come and go, Instagram workouts that we never quite understand, and the silent struggles that so many suffer with their body image, the fitness world can be a minefield.  

The Scoop is here to help you navigate this vast world of health and fitness. Get ready to sit down with your favourite athletes and get The Scoop on the hottest topics in the fitness industry.


What’s In Episode 2? 

Whey or Pea Protein? Chicken or chickpea curry? As veganism continues to grow in popularity year on year, many lifters are feeling the pull towards going plant based 

With the number of high-protein vegan alternatives on the market and high-quality vegan protein powders, it’s easier than ever to build muscle on a plant-based diet. But for some, these could never replace their eggs on toast in the morning and chicken meal prep. 

When it comes to being a pro athlete, which diet is better to fuel your training, if either? We invited Matt Morsia, committed bodybuilder and meat-eater to discuss this very issue with Emelye Dwyer, a functional fitness athlete who thrives on a vegan diet.  

Both athletes stay on top of their game with opposite approaches to their diet. It’s time to get to the bottom of both sides of this nutrition debate. We’ll find out how Emelye hits her nutrition targets every day and why Matt isn’t going vegan anytime soon. 

Sign up to The Scoop and get ready to re-evaluate your approach to nutrition after this one. 

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Monica Green
Writer and expert
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Originally from South London, Monica graduated from the University of Leeds with a degree in Philosophy. After discovering a love for the gym whilst studying, Monica was drawn to weight training which helped her hugely through stressful times as a student. From writing for a popular student site, Monica developed her skills as an author, writing trending feature pieces regularly. She is thrilled to be able to combine her love for writing with her passion for the gym. In her spare time Monica loves to cook, try out new restaurants with friends and explore new walking trails.