The Plant-Based Power Plan

The Plant-Based Power Plan

Increase Strength, Boost Energy, Perform at Your Best



'A fantastic resource for any plant-based athlete looking to get stronger or fitter' James Wilks, winner of The Ultimate Fighter and producer of The Game Changers

'Well-written, well-researched, highly recommended!' Gene Stone, co-author of How Not to Die

'Whether you're looking to kickstart a healthier lifestyle or take your training to the next level, this book has you covered' Plant-Based Health Professionals UK

The scientific evidence overwhelmingly shows that a plant-based diet is one of the most effective ways to improve both long-term health and to see immediate results in terms of energy, recovery and performance. But what can you do to ensure your diet boosts your performance in your sport or training?

In The Plant-Based Power Plan, registered elite sports nutritionist TJ Waterfall uses the cutting-edge research he applies with his clients - ranging from Premiership rugby players, competitive weightlifters and professional boxers, to Premier League footballers and ultra-distance triathletes - to bust the myths and explain how a well-planned plant-based diet can take your health and performance to the next level.

With simple but comprehensive practical guidance - from maximising muscle protein synthesis and improving your recovery, to tweaking nutrition timing and getting enough energy to fuel highly active training schedules - TJ gives you everything you need to bring your A-game. He also shows you just how simple it is to incorporate the most important nutrients into your diet with a selection of 30 easy and delicious recipes.

'A definite "must read"' Fiona Oakes, four-time world-record-holding marathon runner

'Brim full of the information you need to eat your way towards your full potential' Etienne Stott MBE, London 2012 canoe slalom gold medallist

'A holistic lifestyle guide, from a scientist not a guru' Dale Vince OBE, Chairperson, Forest Green Rovers FC, the world's first vegan football club

'Every athlete, coach, trainer and medical practitioner in all sporting organisations should read this book and utilise the insights it offers' Les Kiss, Head Coach, London Irish Rugby Club


  • A fantastic resource for any plant-based athlete looking to get stronger or fitter
    James Wilks, winner of The Ultimate Fighter and producer of The Game Changers

About the author

TJ Waterfall

TJ Waterfall is a sports nutritionist specialising in plant-based nutrition. He works with elite vegan athletes, ranging from Premier League and international footballers, through Premiership Rugby players, track & field athletes and endurance runners, to competitive weightlifters, boxers and swimmers. TJ is a registered nutritionist with the Association for Nutrition and has an MSc in Clinical and Public Health Nutrition from University College London, where he has worked in nutrition research. He has advised large companies and NHS doctors on the proven benefits of a vegan diet, and teaches nutrition and cooking at Demuth's Cookery School, the leading vegan cookery school in the UK. He writes for Men's Fitness, Cycling Weekly and Outdoor Fitness, among others, and speaks regularly at vegan festivals about the science-backed health benefits of plant-based diets. His website,, provides delicious vegan recipes, nutritional information, plus fitness and lifestyle tips to help readers on their meat-free journey. He tweets @tjwaterfall and you can find him on Instagram @tj_waterfall.
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