Vegan and vegetarian nutrition, running and training tips, and healthy lifestyle and habit change with well-known guests like Rich Roll, Brendan Brazier, Heather Crosby, Leo Babauta, Rip Esselstyn, Pamela Fergusson, Dan Buettner, make for an entertaining, informative, no-preach listen.
Hosted by Brad & Ben, Sports Meats Beer is what you get when you put a bbq restaurant owner and a beer distributor together to talk shop and sports.
Fiber... the nutrient nobody likes to talk about. But did you know fiber is one of the most important nutrients for your long and short-term health, and that you're probably not getting enough? In today's episode, we sit down with Dr. Pamela Fergusson, RD, PhD to get the dish on fiber.
So you're gearing up for a big race now? Here are 6 critical lessons we've learned from years of ultramarathon and triathlon training and racing.
Anytime you do something "unconventional" with your kids, it can cause anxiety. Raising a plant-based child is no exception. In today's episode, we interview Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Whitney and Alex of Plant-Based Juniors on taking a complete approach to your kid's nutrition.
Is the vegan diet a magic cure-all? In today's episode, Matt shares his recent blood test results, and what it means for his diet and lifestyle choices.
Matt sits down with Dr. T. Colin Campbell, a key figure in the plant-based movement, to talk about how he sees the future of nutrition progressing. Dr. Campbell shares his take on plant-based meats, nutrition in politics, and a whole lot more.
Does the food you eat change your energy and balance? In today's episode, Doug chats with certified Ayurvedic practitioner Clare Michalik about the basics of Ayurveda and how to eat in a way that provides balance. Plus, what's the deal with kitchari?
Looking for a healthy habits framework? In today's episode, we dive into the Power 9 habits from the Blue Zones, and share how we're personally approaching each one.
Say you're training for a half or full marathon, triathlon, or ultramarathon... what does that training look like? In today's episode, Doug and Izzy discuss periodization training, and how to split your training cycle into distinct blocks.
2020 has changed everything, including how we look at resolutions. In today's episode, Matt and Doug talk about what they're doing differently in 2021, and how that might lead to greater happiness.
Struggling to nail your workout nutrition? It could be because of one of these four common mistakes. The good news is they are easy to avoid.
The annual holiday gift guide is always one of my favorite — and most talked about — episodes of the year, and the 2020 edition just dropped in your favorite podcast feed! This year, Matt and I share our top 7 gift ideas of the year, plus a bonus (listener requested) idea for the new vegan in your life.…
Ensuring the health of your child is the number one concern for any parent, and when they're following a plant-based diet, it's only natural to have questions. In today's episode, we interview Reshma Shah, MD, MPH and Brenda Davis, RD on raising a healthy, well-nourished plant-based family.
We've all heard the rumors that too much soy is bad for you. But why? In today's episode we dive into the topic of soy, review the latest studies, and land on a definitive answer as to whether soy is a healthy food or one to be avoided.
Episode Number One Hundred Twenty Eight! Sports Meats Beer is back!! This week, Ben talks shop with his friend Jeremy Grenert from Bear Republic Brewing. To contact SMB: Email: SportsMeatsBeer@Gmail.com Facebook, Twitter & Instagram: @SportsMeatsBeer Text or Voicemail: 415-496-9511 Sports Meats Beer is brought to you in part by Go-To Productions, v…
Tips and hacks for cooking like a master vegan chef at home, with guest Mark Reinfeld.
Want to go vegan but don't know where to start? In today's episode, Doug and Matt breakdown the steps they recommend you take when transitioning to a plant-based diet.
It's the basic question that a lot of non-vegans have. And if we're being honest, before going vegan, we too were unsure which foods were actually plant-based and which weren't. In today's episode, we break it down in the most simple of terms.
How is your gut connected to your overall health? ... In just about every way possible. In today's episode, Olympian Julia Murray of 80/20 Plants interviews Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, the Gut Health Doctor, about how nurturing your gut microbiome is key to longterm health.
We like to keep it simple when it comes to fitness, nutrition, and habits. Here are the 15 tools we use almost every single day that help us achieve that goal.
What does it mean to be a "friendly" vegan? It starts by being friendly to yourself and others, and it could be the best way to grow our community. In today's episode Doug chats with Michelle Cehn of World of Vegan and Toni Okamoto of Plant-Based on a Budget about their new book, The Friendly Vegan Cookbook.…
Episode Number One Hundred Twenty Seven! Sports Meats Beer is back!! Ben catches up with his friend Clay, this week's Guest Co-Host, as they talk about where what's been up with the SMB crew and get into sports and NFL Week 1 in the world of Covid19. To contact SMB: Email: SportsMeatsBeer@Gmail.com Facebook, Twitter & Instagram: @SportsMeatsBeer Te…
Can a plant-based diet change your life? It did Susan Peirce Thompson. In today's episode, Matt Tullman sits down with Susan to talk about addiction, food, and the power of the plant-based diet.
Need a better strategy for grocery shopping? In today's episode Matt and Doug share how they approach the grocery store, plus a list of pantry and fridge essentials that always make the list.
Looking for a whole-food plant-based workout nutrition solution? We just created one... and it's delicious.
In today's episode, we share the incredible story of Brooklyn Borough President, Eric Adams, and how going vegan changed his life inside and out.
When it comes to workout fuel, what should you actually eat before, during, and after a workout? And does it change depending on the sport or activity? In today's episode, Matt and Doug break down fueling for your next soccer match, lifting session, or marathon.
Want to learn more about plant-based nutrition? Hear from one of the leading experts, Julieanna Hever. In today's episode, Matt Tullman and Julieanna dive into general health, fasting, and nutrition for athletes.
Struggling to stay productive working from home? We can help... through simple, tiny steps. In this week's episode, Sid Garza-Hillman returns to discuss habits, productivity, and what you can do to win the day.
When it comes to cooking, we find that a little structure goes a long way. Here's how we approach our vegan meals, and what we're whipping up in the kitchen right now.
How does a plant-based diet impact your cardiovascular health? What about oil and wine? In today's episode, we sit down with America's Healthy Heart Doc, Dr. Joel Kahn to find out.
These are stressful times. Yoga, mindfulness, and breathing can help. In today's episode, Doug's wife Katie joins us to talk about how to use all three for stress relief.
Matt and Doug have both gotten into... walking. Will going on long walks replace running as their favorite form of exercise? In today's episode, they discuss the benefits and why it has become a daily activity.
New Year's resolutions are notoriously unsuccessful, but this year feels different. Halfway through the year, Matt has found his most successful resolution yet. What did he do and what is he changing for the second half of the year? Listen to find out.
Want to know what fitness, nutrition, and lifestyle concepts and products we're into right now? Here's what is getting us excited at the moment.
With summer's official start date just a few days away, we're looking at our habits. What's good, what's bad, and what we want to focus on in the coming months.
In today's episode, Matt and Julia discuss how optimizing their training fuel was a driver behind going vegan. Here's how (and why) they did it.
In this week's episode, Doug and Matt T. answer listener questions around helping your parents go vegan, eating well in college, post-race blues, and a lot more.
"But what do you actually eat throughout the day?" In today's episode, Doug and Julia share a typical day's worth of food, plus the structure they use to keep things easy and fun.
What the heck do vegans eat for lunch? In today's episode, we share our favorite easy lunches, perfect for on the go, at the office, or when working from home.
Can you be just as successful fueling your workouts and races with whole foods instead of energy products? That's what we discuss in this week's episode, with Izzy Fischer, a plant-based competitive triathlete who has been on a mission to find a whole food replacement for processed energy products.
Got a case of the COVID blues? Life can start to feel like you're on repeat when every day is structured the same. In today's episode, we share our ideas for how to stay positive, productive, and motivated when stuck at home.
Is it easy to lose weight on a vegan diet? It all depends... In today's episode, Julia and Doug discuss how to structure your plant-based diet with weight loss in mind, and a few secret tricks for cutting down the calories.
With races canceled, gyms and trails closed, and most people working from home, it can be tough to maintain a workout routine you're excited about. In today's episode, Doug, Matt, and Julia share how they've been trying to stay fit, and the lessons they've learned in the process.
Is now the right time to transition to a vegan diet? We believe it might actually be a perfect time. In today's episode, Julia outlines the steps she recommends you take when making the switch.
Right now as we're all working, socializing, and entertaining ourselves through screens, is it a good idea to reduce our digital consumption? And if so, how do we do it?
By now you've probably heard Julia Murray on the show a time or two, but do you know her story? In today's episode, she gives us an inside look at life as a competitive ski racer and Olympian, and why she retired from racing to become a plant-based holistic nutritionist. Plus, Julia shares the one thing she wishes she had known about nutrition when…
Episode Number One Hundred Twenty Five! Recorded in early March before the Coronavirus Lockdowns, in this episode, Ben sits down Guest Co-Host Brian Wheatley to talk all things baseball. To find out more from Dean, follow him on Twitter: @BeerVerse or visit his website www.TheBeerVerse.com To contact SMB: Email: SportsMeatsBeer@Gmail.com Facebook, …
With limited access to fresh fruits and veggies, many of us are forced to get creative with our non-perishable pantry staples. In today's episode, Doug, Julia, and Matt T. share how they're maintaining a healthy, well-balanced vegan diet while also avoiding grocery stores as much as possible.
For most of us, everything changed in the last week. We're now distancing ourselves inside our own homes, working remotely with kids in the house, and avoiding places like the gym. Here's what we're doing to attempt to stay positive, and who knows... maybe come out of this thing healthier, stronger, and more motivated than ever before.…
Have you ever had a split-second decision change your life forever? That's what happened to Matt Tullman, when he crashed his bike and ended up in the hospital. In today's episode, Matt shares his story and the new perspective he has on life, love, and happiness.