If you want to be a better athlete, your diet should be high-carb, low fat and plant-based. There are more and more high-profile athletes on plant based diets that are inspiring people to look towards nutrition first and avoid sacrificing it for athletic performance. It is not necessary. These athletes include Venus Williams, Carl Lewis, Torre Washington, Rich Roll, Jim Morris, Robert Parish, Prince Fielder, and Dave Scott. Jim Morris’ story below is really fascinating because he is tearing down a lot of stereotypes.