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NBSV 023: Izzy Pope-Moore on recovering from major surgery and busting vegan myths


Izzy Pope-Moore (a real life vegan superhero) joins us to share her story of veganism, strength training, and kicking major obstacles squarely in the ass. She went through a serious abdominal surgery that involved 9 incisions, and shares her no-bullshit, no-excuses approach to recovery.

Among many other pursuits, Izzy is the Director of Volunteers at Earthsave, and an assistant organizer for the Vancouver Meatless Meetup group (which boasts 3600+ members).

Izzy will share with you not only her mind-blowing story of recovery after surgery, but also how she addresses the unfortunately still-present myth that vegans are unhealthy and weak, and the myth that it’s too hard to be vegan, especially in social situations and while travelling.

Listen below!

Important topics and points you don't want to miss:

>> Izzy's experience going through major abdominal surgery, how strength training played a role, and her road to recovery. (Oh, and being vegan while staying in a hospital...)

>> The myth that vegans are unhealthy and weak still persists. We discuss how Izzy approaches this myth.

>> Another vegan-related myth is that it’s too hard to be vegan - especially in social situations and while traveling/on the road. Izzy busts this for us!

>> Izzy's tips for getting into strength training if you don't know where to start.

Connect with Izzy:

>> Izzy on Instagram

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