Thousands of people have joined the Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Challenge and taken control of their health destiny - now it's your turn! This free challenge contains the seven pillars upon which Engine 2 is built upon. Our evidence-based eating plan contains a robust variety of whole, plant-based foods while eliminating animal products, oils, added salt or sugar, and avoiding refined and processed foods. By adopting the pillars and following the guidelines, you can make great strides toward your most vibrant self!
Inside the course is a one-pager of our guidelines plus a link to our private Facebook group where more than 30,000 people are supporting one another in their paths to plant-strong living. You'll also receive meal ideas with quick videos and our bowl-builder recipe graphic.
If you'd like more information, you can get a copy of The Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet book here.
Need more recipe ideas and weekly meal planning? Check out the Engine 2 Meal Planner which includes hundreds of personalized recipe recommendations and access to food coaches seven days a week. Or check out our website at Engine2.com where we have an assortment of resources to help you!
Rip Esselstyn was born in upstate New York, raised in Cleveland, Ohio, and educated at the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a three-time All-American swimmer. After graduation, Rip spent a decade as one of the premier triathletes in the world. He then joined the Austin Fire Department where he introduced his passion for a whole-food, plant-based diet to Austin’s Engine 2 Firehouse in order to rescue a firefighting brother’s health. To document his success he wrote the national bestselling book, The Engine 2 Diet, which shows the irrefutable connection between a plant-based diet and good health.
Rip left his job as a firefighter in 2009 to team up with Whole Foods Market as one of their Healthy Eating Partners to raise awareness for Whole Foods employees, customers and communities about the benefits of eating a plant-strong diet. As the founder of Engine 2, Rip develops and implements a range of resources and events geared toward education, inspiring and nurturing plant-strong living for individuals, families and organizations across the globe.
He has appeared on hundreds of radio and national television shows, including the Today Show, CBS Sunday Morning, Good Morning America and The Dr. Oz Show. Rip is a New York Times Bestselling Author who has published four books including Plant-Strong and The Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet. His most recent book is The Engine 2 Cookbook.
Rip lives in Austin, Texas with his wife Jill, and their three beautiful children, Kole, Sophie and Hope.
StartPillar 1: Why We Love Plants (0:40)
StartPillar 2: Why We Love Whole Plants (0:20)
StartPillar 3: Why We Don't Drink Our Calories (0:28)
StartPillar 4: Why We Care About Calorie Density (0:28)
StartPillar 5: Why We "Limit" Protein (0:23)
StartPillar 6: Why We Limit Salt, Sugar, and Fat (0:23)
StartPillar 7: Why We Exercise
StartYou Made It! (1:05)