Meat-eating athletes are put to the test against veg athletes and even sedentary plant-eaters in feats of endurance.
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This is the 2nd in a 3-part series on vegetarian athletes. If you missed the previous video, check out The Gladiator Diet – How Vegetarian Athletes Stack Up (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-gladiator-diet-how-vegetarian-athletes-stack-up). Stay tuned for Vegetarian Muscle Power, Strength, and Endurance (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/vegetarian-muscle-power-strength-and-endurance).
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