This episode dives deep into the world of vegan strength sports with Nick Squire, sharing insights from his journey as a powerlifter and a vegan. John and Brooke discuss the synergy between a plant-based diet and high-level athletic performance, debunking myths and discussing strategies that have helped Nick thrive in his sport.

Guest:

Nick Squire, aka Meaty McSquirrely, a renowned vegan powerlifter based in Sacramento, known for setting records, his distinct tattoos, and his large beard.

Introduction and Guest Background:

  • Introduction of hosts and guest Nick Squire.
  • Nick’s background in powerlifting, his move from Los Angeles to Sacramento, and his life as a tattooed vegan father who enjoys shooting and powerlifting.

Nick’s Powerlifting Journey and Achievements:

  • Discuss Nick’s transition to veganism and its impact on his athletic performance.
  • Insights into Nick’s training regimen and his experience setting records in powerlifting.
  • The role of tattoos and personal style in expressing his identity in the sports world.

Challenges and Wins:

  • Nick shares his challenges, including injuries and recovery, highlighting his resilience and determination.
  • Celebrating recent wins, such as charity work and developments with the Vegans Explore Academy.

Vegan Advocacy and Impact:

  • Discuss how veganism intersects with other aspects of Nick’s life, including parenting and community involvement.
  • Strategies for advocating veganism through sports and personal example.

Listener Questions and Interaction:

  • Engaging with listener questions about diet, training, and balancing life’s demands.
  • Brooke and John share insights from their experiences, complementing Nick’s stories.

Closing Thoughts:

  • Reflections on the conversation and final thoughts from all hosts and the guests.
  • Teasers for upcoming episodes and calls to action for listeners to engage with the show’s community online.

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