Dr. Donal Bailey is a medical doctor and athlete, converted to plant-based diets for many reasons. He works as a GP with training and experience in Sports Medicine. He has always been passionate about sports and exercise and believes that nutrition is the most frequently overlooked and misunderstood key to performance as well as great health. Donal set records and claimed international and Irish national champion titles in track cycling. Over the last few years, he has moved to ultra distance and mountain running – on a plant based diet.
Donal has a deep academic and practical knowledge of the nutrition challenges facing athletes across disciplines. He’s passionate about the importance of healthy personalized nutrition. His new Irish sports nutrition company YPB, Your Personal Best, is a whole food, plant-based solution.
Donal will be part of the Vegan Athletes Panel on Sunday 23rd September 2018.