Playing for the Planet Episode 2 - Chris Smalling: “Reducing red meat made my tendonitis go away…”

The Sky Sports Football Podcast

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Playing for the Planet Episode 2 - Chris Smalling: “Reducing red meat made my tendonitis go away…”

Thursday, 9 September

Going plant-based is one of the latest food revelations, and footballers in particular are discovering the benefits of cutting meat, dairy and fish from their diets. In this episode, Sky Sports presenter David Garrido speaks to 2 big advocates of veganism, AS Roma centre-back Chris Smalling and Arsenal defender Jen Beattie on how it has helped them improve as athletes, especially around injuries. It’s also informed their life viewpoint on sustainability and encouraged them to take up other climate-positive activities in order to protect the planet. And in this ep, a plan is hatched to get one of the biggest managers in world football to join them for a plant-based feast over at Chris’ place for the sequel…

By David Garrido
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