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We have talked with 87 athletes who mention vegan fitness.

Yasubey Enomoto
Yasubey Enomoto (male, 36)
How I Train to Win World Championships in MMA and Muay Thai
I also gave myself a challenge right now to cook raw vegan food with taste. For me, most of it taste the same. It’s not so easy as the ingredients are always similar with this kind of food.
Christina Longobardi Paradiso
Christina Longobardi Paradiso (female, 35)
How Losing Everything Helped Me Focus My Strength and Dedication
Hi! My name is Christina Longobardi Paradiso! I am a 35-year-old natural, power bodybuilding vegan originally from the East Coast, currently living in Los Angeles, California.
Hedda Liukkala
Hedda Liukkala (female, 29)
How I Got into Circus Training and Became a Cyr Wheel Artist
I am vegetarian, always going towards veganism. I think I have felt best when I was one year vegan and that’s my goal. I have been a vegetarian since 2014.
Peter Corbett
Peter Corbett (male, 27)
How I Got into Pole Dancing Without Having Any Fitness Experience
6 years ago I made the best decision of my life, even better than the decision to start pole dancing, I started eating vegan.
Manon Hallay
Manon Hallay (female, 25)
How Barre Training Changed My Life and the Way I Train
I mostly have a plant-based diet. I have learn to allow myself to eat what I want, which has helped a lot in finding a balanced relationship with food. No bad or forbidden food, I just try to fuel my body the best way possible, giving him nutriments to have the best performance.
Rachel Rose
Rachel Rose (female, 24)
How a Binge Eating Disorder Got Me into Competitive Fitness and Modelling
After workouts, I take my 310Nutrition plant-based protein! It’s a super clean COMPLETE protein that tastes great and mixes well.
Kim Bilyk
Kim Bilyk (female, 35)
I'm a Yoga Therapist. This is How I Improve My Life Mentally, Physically, and Spiritually
People are often shocked when I tell them I am a bikini competitor and VEGAN! But where do you get your protein?!? Lol. That’s the first question all the time. My answer, be creative.
Teresa Cesario
Teresa Cesario (female, 32)
I Love Yoga and Meditation! This is How Fitness Helps Me Overcome Body Dysmorphia
From that point on, I began a plant-based diet, which in my 20’s included lots of quesadillas and veggie pizzas.
Tertia Dippenaar
Tertia Dippenaar (female, 30)
This is How I Prevent Injuries While Performing Eight Shows a Week
I went vegetarian four years ago so I aim to be predominantly plant-based and I think intuitive eating so I don’t have to track calories. I’d say I’m about 70% whole foods and 30% junk.
Katherine Petronaci
Katherine Petronaci (female, 35)
I'm an International Pole Athlete. This is How I Went from Pole Teaching to Winning Competitions
I’ve learned to really listen to my body and respect what it needs to be healthy and strong. So I don’t use any supplements at all, I stick to a primarily vegan/vegetarian diet. But I guess you can classify me as a flexitarian.
Aimee Corry
Aimee Corry (female, 26)
I'm a Personal Trainer. This is How I Combine Fitness and Acting
There are so many meat alternatives out there now that I have found it really easy to still hit my protein numbers and be meat free. Marks and Spencer’s do a great plant-based range.
April RaQuel
April RaQuel (female, 44)
I'm an Entertainer and Model. This is How Fitness Helps Me Stay in Shape
There are some areas that I think I’d like to explore some change, for example, possibly exploring a vegan diet to see how my body may respond.
Amie Behave
Amie Behave (female, 30)
I'm a Vegan Personal Trainer. This is How I Got Stronger After Brain Surgery
As I’m currently training for strength I have a lot of leeway in terms of my diet; I’m vegan, so eat loads of fruit / veg (probably around 12 portions per day) and I’d say I’m on around 2500-2800kcals, hitting about 120-140g protein – including 1 protein shake, per day.
Holly Noll
Holly Noll (female, 33)
I'm a Plant-Based Sports Nutritionist. This is How I Eat, Train and Stay Motivated
In terms of tips for faster recovery, it’s really more like eat nutrient-dense food, ice/heat, do mobility, etc. Nothing game-changing. Be vegan, lol cause we heal so much faster than carnists!
Bianca Solo
Bianca Solo (female, 25)
How Fitness Helped to Overcome My Postpartum Depression
In the past few years, I’ve tried and played with different diets including vegan, vegetarian, caveman, pescatarian, no carb, low carb, and high carb diets. I’ve also tracked calories and macros. I was always curious of how eating differently would affect my body, and instead of just reading articles about it, I really wanted to try it myself.
Sebastian J. Flowers
Sebastian J. Flowers (male, 31)
I’m a Transman Bodybuilder. This is How Fitness and Diet Helped Me to Transition from Female to Male
When I’m not acting or modeling, I work as a substitute teacher for special education and elementary students. In my spare time, I intern as a creative consultant, fashion stylist and run my own vegan delivery business. Recently, I’ve published my first book and memoir, available on Amazon called, Kisses For A Hummingbird.
Hulda Waage
Hulda Waage (female, 35)
I'm a Vegan Powerlifter. This is My Plan to Become World Champion
Recovery is very important to me but I am very lucky that I can recover quickly. I think it might be because I am a female and we tend to recover quicker than males, also because I am fairly little (163cm) and because I am vegan.
Adam Kuncicki
Adam Kuncicki (male, 25)
How I Work as a Vegan Bodybuilder and Supplement Ambassador
I recently finished dietetic and earlier geodetic studies. Now I work as an online dietitian. I am also the company ambassador with vegan supplements, “Siła Roślin”.
Lynn Montoya
Lynn Montoya (female, 50)
How I Made Fitness Part of My Life and Now Train 20+ Times a Week
I eat super clean, primarily vegan. I cook all my own foods and rarely eat out, so I can be confident about what is going into my body, and I focus heavily on beans and legumes in most dishes.
Pamela Jean Noble
Pamela Jean Noble (female, 31)
I'm an Actress and Model. This is How I Stayed Healthy During My Pregnancy
So I am plant-based. I have been this way for almost a year and a half now and I love it. It can be difficult when traveling sometimes and finding options in certain regions but so many places are adapting their menus now with these options.
Simone Collins
Simone Collins (female, 33)
I'm a Vegan Bodybuilder. This is How I Eat, Train and Compete
When I started bodybuilding, I didn’t think there was anyone else doing it as a vegan, but to my surprise when I googled “Vegan Bodybuilding” I came across Robert Cheeke and his website veganbodybuilding.com and purchased his books.
Steve Cotter
Steve Cotter (male, 50)
I'm the Founder of IKFF. This Is How I Combine Martial Arts and Fitness
There is a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding about vegan and plant-based eating and I like to be a positive example of how we can be strong and healthy without eating meat.
Tameika Gentles
Tameika Gentles (female, 33)
How I Lost 100 Pounds Naturally and Became a Nomad Personal Trainer
Recently, I’ve started to transition to a more plant-based diet. I eat three meals a day, and two of those three meals are usually vegan. During one meal I’ll enjoy a small piece of fish, and/or some cheese.
Hellah Sidibe
Hellah Sidibe (male, 29)
I'm a Personal Speed, Agility and Quickness Trainer. Here's Why I Love Running and Fitness
Four years ago after watching the documentary, forks over knives on Netflix, I went vegan. Just straight up cut every animal product out of my life. I’ve never once second guessed my decision and never will. There’s no going back. I saw an immediate change in energy and mentality.
Stiina Casandra
Stiina Casandra (female, 30)
How Yoga Has Made Me a Better Version of Myself
I am mostly vegan, meaning that I occasionally eat clean wild fish and reindeer meat when I am up north in Norway visiting my family, particularly if I am there during the winter months. I find that my body is asking for more “fuel to the fire” to keep my energy levels high when it is cold & winter. I aim to listen to learn, not to control – so when my body is giving me clear signals to change something for its benefit, I do. That is when my body and being is function at its best.
Danielle Natoni
Danielle Natoni (female, 41)
How I Became a Full-time Fitness Professional and Got Featured in Fitness Infomercials
I am proudly obsessed with health and fitness. I am partnered with Beachbody, so I take our plant-based pre-workout. I energize myself every morning before I press play or start my routine.
Olly Esse
Olly Esse (female, 34)
How I Moved to India and Became a Powerlifter by Day and DJ by Night
I usually have my vitamin C when I wake up, then I have my vegan breakfast, then my black espresso. In the gym, I just have my intro workout which I prepare personally at my house. Then, as usual, shower, lunch, and protein shake as a snack.
Sandy Lieu
Sandy Lieu (female, 32)
How Fitness Makes My Life Full, Beautiful and Happy
I have been on a whole food/plant-based diet for the last six months. I occasionally do fish if there aren’t any good vegan options. But most of the time I am 98% plant-based, 2% fish.
Csillag Sulyok
Csillag Sulyok (female, 40)
I'm an Ethical Vegan and Bikini Model. This is How I Eat, Train and Workout at 40
As I never trained professionally (except a few shows to raise awareness for vegan bodybuilding), my main motivation is to keep myself fit and healthy. So even days when I feel a bit down, I remind myself to get a 20-30 minutes done at home because I know how it makes me feel afterwards.
Aleksi Paju
Aleksi Paju (male, 33)
Here's Why Weightlifting and Strength Training Make Me Stronger and Better
I’ve been on a plant-based diet for over four years now so it means that I don’t eat any animal products like meat, dairy, eggs, etc. I became vegan purely for ethical reasons, for the environment and animals. It was also an experiment that could I maintain my current physique and further most, improve it.
Maria Lee
Maria Lee (female, 33)
How I Went From Editor to Fitness Entrepreneur and Vegan Activist
I’ve been a @VeganAthleteWear ambassador for a year now, and also sponsored by a local plant-based meal delivery company in Vancouver called Planted Meals (@plantedmeals). I also have a friend in LA who started a Brazilian jiu-jitsu streetwear brand called @aetculture who sponsors me as well!
Carmen Demske
Carmen Demske (female, 51)
Here's How I Cut, Bulk and Plan My Fitness Training Program
Currently, I’m in a bulking session ending by the end of the year. Cutting usually begins after the new year begins. I am a vegan so bulking is a bit more involved than you would think. Vegans are generally carb-efficient so we must add more fats to bump up the bulking action.
Anne Navarro
Anne Navarro (female, 40)
How Continuous Self-improvement and Development Helps Me Get Better and Stronger
I study a great many things and an avid reader. I am a big believer in continuous self-improvement and development. I study many topics ranging from Astronomy, Human Analytics and Behavior and Vegan Nutrition and Fitness of course!
Matteo Maximilian
Matteo Maximilian (male)
How I became a CEO, Plant-Based Athlete, and Wildlife Conservationist
These days-Berkeley, California is where I call home. The perfect place for a plant-based entrepreneur to start a business and indulge in the infinite cosmos of delicious, mouthwatering plant-based foods that the city of Berkeley has to offer.
Nidhi Mohan Kamal
Nidhi Mohan Kamal (female, 35)
I'm a Nutritionist, Strength and Yoga Trainer. This is How I Eat, Train, and Meditate
Although, recovery and rehab are a lot to do with mental health as well, but I have put a lot of emphasis on my recovery diet. I have been on a 100% plant-based vegan diet for four years now, it has helped me tremendously with recovery and healing. Post illness, I increased my intake of raw fruits and vegetables, raw nuts and whole meals.
Ryan Rakes
Ryan Rakes (male, 29)
How I Become Stronger and Leaner After a Decade of Bodybuilding
I’ve been vegan for four years now so I follow a 100% plant-based diet. I was also vegetarian before that for another four years. I’m vegan mainly for moral and environmental reasons, although I do also believe it’s a very healthy diet that has specific health advantages as well.
Emma Hurst
Emma Hurst (female, 38)
From Bodybuilder to Politician. How I Still Keep Fit and Healthy with a Plant-Based Diet
I follow a whole foods plant-based diet. My carbs and protein are moderate and my fats low. In a typical day, I may have a smoothie in the morning with berries, greens, coconut water and protein powder, lunch I’ll have scrambled tofu or proats (protein and oats), afternoon tea will be peanut butter on rice cakes, and dinner will be mostly veggies like broccoli and cauliflower with seeds. My calories work out to about 1600.
Norma Reynolds
Norma Reynolds (female, 34)
How I Went From Car Accident Victim to Natural Vegan Bikini Pro
A pro bikini athlete and friend I admire, is a wife, mother, and also a vegan athlete – Jacalyn Costello. She won multiple pro bikini shows last year, showing everyone that you can thrive on a plant-based diet.
Shelby Guillaume
Shelby Guillaume (female, 28)
I'm a CPA IFBB Athlete. This is How I Found My Identity Through Bodybuilding
I was vegan for a year and a half, recently I got super sick when I was outrageously low in body fat and had a reaction to soy. So I now eat fish as my main protein source. I currently follow a cal/macro meal plan and adjust as to coaches orders.
Wendy Broekx
Wendy Broekx (female, 51)
How I Started Competing in Natural Figure Bodybuilding in My Late 40s
I eat extremely healthy year-round and mainly plant-based, have been a vegetarian/vegan for over 40 years.
Ghia Walker
Ghia Walker (female, 36)
How My Bodybuilding Journey Lead to Creating a Protein Treats Company
As an added bonus, it’s also been fun to help people realize that you can be strong with a vegan lifestyle.
Marc Mullen
Marc Mullen (male, 38)
I'm a Vegan Personal Trainer and Fashion Model. This is How I Push and Motivate Myself and My Clients
I eat a 100% plant-based diet, or we can say I am a vegan. I have been completely animal product-free for almost three years. I used to eat animal products on a daily basis for most of my life, I changed my diet over a period of time as I believe that all lifestyle changes should be for the long term and sustainable.
Viktoriia Voronina
Viktoriia Voronina (female, 25)
How the Death of My Parents Motivated Me to Become a Personal Trainer
I follow a vegan diet, which is completely a plant-based diet.
Tia Blanco
Tia Blanco (female, 22)
I'm a Pro Surfer. This Is How I Train Yoga and Fitness to Improve My Surfing
Lastly, I am known for being a vegan activist and animal lover!
Joel Simmons
Joel Simmons (male, 30)
How I Combine Full-time Work, Bodybuilding and Training at Odd Hours
I will however be making an Instagram soon that will be about cheap and lazy cooking for plant-based lifers. The account is active however content will not be up for a few weeks. _jsimmons_ is where you can find it.
Jake Andersen
Jake Andersen (male, 27)
Eyes on the Goal. This is How I Eat and Train for my First Bodybuilding Competition
As of 2019, I have been resistance training for 15 years, and plant-based bodybuilding since 2015. Due to my constant involvement in athletics, improving my body and mind quickly turned from a hobby to a lifestyle, and that is why I have turned my passion into a purpose by becoming a health coach that specializes in fitness and nutrition.
Kathrine Kofoed
Kathrine Kofoed (female, 24)
How I Empower Women to Go Plant-Based, Lose Fat and Overcome Emotional Eating
I’m Kathrine Kofoed and I’m a plant-based health coach based in Copenhagen, Denmark. I was born in Denmark, but have lived most of my life in the US and recently moved back to study a Master’s in Human Nutrition.
Johnathan Sprucebank
Johnathan Sprucebank (male, 25)
How I Plan to Become the Biggest and Baddest Vegan Powerlifter
I have been vegan for four years and follow a whole foods plant-based diet with limited soy intake. I became vegan for ethical reasons and firmly believe into the vegan movement.
Ines Schubi
Ines Schubi (female, 27)
I’m a Plant-based Fitness Coach. This Is How I Help Traveling Women Stay Fit and Healthy
I’m Ines Schubi and I’m a plant-based fitness coach for traveling women. I am a digital nomad, so that means I don’t really live in one country.
Gergo Jonas
Gergo Jonas (male, 33)
I'm a Vegan Strength Coach. This is How I Train to Stay Fit, Strong and Motivated
I’ve been following a plant-based diet for more than three years now and trying to set an example for those who want to switch to a more sustainable lifestyle without sacrificing performance in their sport.
Roshni Sanghvi
Roshni Sanghvi (female, 30)
I'm a Plant-Based Sports Nutritionist. This is How I Train and Eat for Body Transformation
I am Roshni Sanghvi and have been a certified international body transformation specialist and plant-based fitness expert for a little over eight years now. My training style is a mix of strength training/plyometric/ashtanga yoga/animal flow and high intensity interval training.
Paul Chelemen
Paul Chelemen (male, 31)
How My Training Changed from Bodybuilding to Functional Movements after I Became a Vegan Father
Hi, I’m Paul Chelemen, vegan personal trainer and yoga teacher. I’m 31 years old.
Antjuane Sims
Antjuane Sims (male, 46)
I'm a Plant-based Athlete Who Loves Burpees. This Is How Exercise Fuels My Mind and Body
I’m Antjuane Sims, a 46-year-young plant-based athlete born in Cleveland, OH, USA. I’ve been blessed to live in other countries and states over the years, but I’ve lived in Los Angeles, CA, USA for the past 21 years.
Pat Reeves
Pat Reeves (female, 74)
I'm 74. This Is How I Realized the Importance of Training and Nutrition
Aside from nutrition, (have been plant-based, mostly raw for 53 years) I realised I had to improve body-fitness in my third decade.
Azad Singh
Azad Singh (male, 28)
I'm a Vegan Personal Trainer. This is How I Developed My Passion for Fitness
Hi to all the readers here at Bulk Hackers. I’m Azad Singh, a personal trainer from Birmingham, UK. I turned vegetarian in 2011 and further went vegan at the end of 2015. I’m not protein deficient. 😀
Scott Shetler
Scott Shetler (male, 44)
I'm a Vegan Strength Coach. This is How Fitness Has Been Part of My Life for 28 Years
I am a vegan and do as much as I can to support animal welfare including my Plant-Based Performance project where I self-published two books that 100% of sales go to benefit animal welfare organizations.
Shaka Smith
Shaka Smith (male, 32)
How I Became a Vegan Bodybuilder and Host of the Fit Club Podcast
As for supplements, Garden of Life vegan protein and plant-based recovery formula are my go-tos. I’ve also been using their Sleep Well formula to improve my sleep habits.
Ivan Blazquez
Ivan Blazquez (male, 40)
I'm a Vegan Bodybuilder and Triathlete. This Is How I Compete in Both Sports at the Same Time
So I’ve become more efficient regarding race pacing and race day nutrition. My swim has become much more efficient regarding my breathing and my technique, such as being more streamlined along water in addition to pulling the water better. I attribute a big part of this to years of training but also, believe it or not, beet juice and a high antioxidant plant-based diet.
Shelli Beecher-Seitzler
Shelli Beecher-Seitzler (female, 46)
How I Earned My WNBF Fit Body and Masters Figure Pro Cards in Less than Half a Year
Additionally, as a five-year Vegan, I knew my plant-based diet would promote the best possible physical conditioning and aesthetics outcome for my bodybuilding. After research on Instagram, I contacted Los Angeles-based IFBB Pro, Judy Morris, to become my sports nutritionist.
Ben Palacios
Ben Palacios (male, 30)
How I Went From Hating Sports To Loving Calisthenics, Crossfit and Outdoor Training
To be clear, I’m a bit flexible. My best friend calls me a “Fair-Weather-Vegan” because if she makes a dish with meat or dairy I’ll certainly try a bite or two, but I’ll rely predominantly on the plant-based options. I don’t order animal products at restaurants and I don’t buy them at the grocery store.
Paris Little
Paris Little (male, 30)
How I Work Towards Fitness Goals as a Vegan Strength and Conditioning Coach
During this time and all the way up until I was 24 I was an avid meat eater and had not yet connected the ethical dots which inevitably helped me make a change towards a vegan diet.
Daniel Zimmermann
Daniel Zimmermann (male, 25)
I'm a Vegan Strength Athlete. This Is How I Will Achieve a 300 Kg Deadlift Without Eating Animal Products
Early on my academic journey, I began to focus on normative ethics and animal ethics, which lead to me living vegan since late 2016.
Antti Plaami
Antti Plaami (male, 35)
How I became a Natural Vegan Powerlifting Ultra-Endurance Athlete and Coach
That is why for example I don’t hold the view: Every one should be a Vegan.. Some people might only be able to thrive, even survive on meat.
Rishi Kunal Joshi
Rishi Kunal Joshi (male, 29)
I'm a Supercomputing Engineer, Vegan Powerlifter, Bodybuilder and Fitness Coach. This Is How I Work, Train and Eat
I’d like to use this contest to show people how far you can push the body with a vegan diet, as well as some of the practical considerations and pitfalls of it.
Alex Buffone
Alex Buffone (male, 24)
How I Train, Eat and Prepare to Be the First Male Vegan Athlete on the Mr. Olympia Stage
She also opened my eyes to people like Torre Washington and Nimai Delgado who’d been plant-based for so long and were doing great, so I decided to cut out meat from my diet.
Ingrid S. Clay
Ingrid S. Clay (female, 39)
I'm a Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, and Plant-Based Chef. This is How Fitness Has Become My Meditation
I am a group fitness instructor, personal trainer, and plant-based chef. In addition, I am a bodybuilder and aspiring triathlete. I’ve been training for over ten years.
Magda Xantopol
Magda Xantopol (female, 44)
I'm a Vegan Coeliac. This Is How I Went from Financial Controller to Fitness and Health Professional
5 years ago I have been diagnosed as Coeliac, that same moment I went Gluten Free for my health’s sake, becoming also plant based – vegan – the next year.
Flaviano Silva
Flaviano Silva (male, 24)
How I Coach Entrepreneurs to Go Vegan, Train and Optimize Their Overall Health
I have been vegan for almost three years. My diet is primarily WFPB (Whole Food, Plant-Based), which means I eat mainly whole, minimally processed foods only from plant-based sources. However, I don’t restrict myself from other vegan foods, such as processed alternatives like faux meats and cheeses.
Zack Belknap
Zack Belknap (male, 27)
I'm a Vegan Bodybuilder. This is How I Build Muscle with Plant-Based Diet
Supplementation is pretty basic for me: Vital One Vitamins, Sports Nutrition creatine, Now Sports HMB, Acetyl L-Carnatine, and PrimaForce ZMA. I am also a Run Everything Labs team member and I love their plant-based protein as well as the DTE fat burner.
Daniel Austin
Daniel Austin (male, 36)
I'm a Vegan Competitive Powerlifter. This is How I Got Fit, Strong, and Powerful
My name is Daniel Austin and I am a longtime vegan (14 years now) who got into competitive powerlifting (raw) almost five years ago. I am currently 36 years old, and live in Memphis, Tennessee, although I am originally from Texas.
Hatem Aly
Hatem Aly (male, 32)
How I Train Crossfit Five Days a Week to Become a Vegan Elite Master Athlete
The next day I decided to give a plant-based diet a chance after reading some researches on its positive impact on general health.
Jae Griggs
Jae Griggs (male, 37)
At 237 Lbs, I'm One of the Biggest Vegan Bodybuilders. This Is How I Eat, Train and Get Big
So depending on what goal is ahead of me will determine my workout routine. Right now I am bulking to add some size which is not the easiest being that I’m vegan. Right now I am focusing on weaknesses. Two heavy leg days per week. A lot of calf work and hamstrings since those are my weak points.
Beth Castell
Beth Castell (female, 31)
How I Compete in Bodybuilding to Prove You Can Build Muscle on a Vegan Diet
My main protein sources are tofu, tempeh, home made or purchased mock meats – often known as seitan (which are usually made from gluten flour and rice, pea or soy proteins), textured vegetable protein (“TVP”), and plant-based protein powders.
Samantha Shorkey
Samantha Shorkey (female, 37)
I'm the Host of Jacked on a Beanstalk. This Is How I Became the First-ever Vegan WNBF Bikini Pro
My name is Samantha Shorkey. I am a certified personal trainer and the first-ever vegan World Naturals (WNBF) bikini pro. I share my knowledge and experience via my blog and podcast at JackedontheBeanstalk.com.
SuzAnne Llano
SuzAnne Llano (female, 49)
How I Started Competitive Bodybuilding at 40 and Fell in Love with the Discipline and Commitment
I have a partner who is super health conscious, vegan, bodybuilder, tennis player, skier, etc., you must have a supportive mate who understands your quest for health and wellness and be on the same playing field or it will never work.
Matt Fox
Matt Fox (male, 32)
How I Got in the Best Shape of My Life When I Quit the Gym and Started Bodyweight Training
For over a year now I have been 85% vegan, when I say 85% I mean that when I am home, or cooking I eat vegan. The 15% is when I go out for a meal or to a friends house, somewhere I am not in control of, I will eat whatever.
John Oberg
John Oberg (male, 32)
How I Became a Vegan Powerlifter to Break Stereotypes That Vegans Are Weak and Skinny
All of my protein sources come directly from plants. Some of my favorite sources include plant-based protein powders (usually from True Nutrition because it’s so cheap, but there are tons of options), tofu, tempeh, seitan, plant-based meats (like gardein, Tofurky, Field Roast, Beyond Meat, Impossible, etc.), and even beans, lentils, and veggies.
Taylor Patterson
Taylor Patterson (male, 34)
How a Back Injury Forced Me to Focus on Mobility and Flexibility in the Gym
My biggest accomplishment, if I’m allowed to shamelessly gloat, is building a fairly impressive physique naturally on a whole foods vegan diet.
Kristyn Mahoney
Kristyn Mahoney (female, 25)
How I Went Vegan, Replaced 50 Lbs of Fat with Muscle and Became a Pro Bodybuilder
After a year of vegetarian and losing about 10 lbs, I moved away on my own from home and went vegan overnight. Becoming more and more interested in the environmental impacts and my health.
Eric Leto
Eric Leto (male, 33)
How I Became a Vegan WBFF Pro Fitness Model and European Vice Champion
I always train alone so I can focus on myself and no one can interrupt me during my workout as I take it very seriously. As supplements, I take Vegan BCAA from Nano Supps during training and Vegan Protein Powder (Sun Warrior) after workout with some magnesium.
John Machin MegaVegan
John Machin MegaVegan (male, 63)
How I've Been Vegan for 63 Years and Founded Super-Calisthenics Bodyweight Training
I was born in London in 1956. I’ve been vegan all my life. And, no; this wasn’t due to forward-thinking parents in the 1950s. My parents were anything but.
Dani Taylor
Dani Taylor (female, 33)
How I Lost 90 lbs in 18 Months by Going Vegan and Lifting Weights
Hi! My name is Dani Taylor. I am 33 years old and live in Haverhill Massachusetts. I am the owner of Vegan Proteins, and online vegan coaching company along with my husband Giacomo Marchese.
Karina Inkster
Karina Inkster (female, 33)
How I Train and Eat as a Straight Edge Vegan Who's Allergic to Raw Fruit and Nuts
My name is Karina Inkster. I’m a fitness and nutrition coach, author, and podcast host. As a 17-year vegan, I work with clients who are plant-based (or currently making the transition to a vegan diet).
Marios Iacovou
Marios Iacovou (male, 32)
How I Stopped Eating Meat and Became a Vegan Personal Trainer in London
With many products such as plant-based milks – I typically drink Alpro Oat Milk – fortify their products with B12 as well as other nutrients such as Calcium, so this is not so much of an issue.
Anthony Catanzaro
Anthony Catanzaro (male, 48)
I'm the Superman of Fitness. This Is How I Keep Training after Getting Parkinson's Disease
I believe in a balanced whole food diet. I am now a vegan since August 2017, so I do not eat or drink any animal products whatsoever.
Giacomo Marchese
Giacomo Marchese (male, 25)
I Co-founded Vegan Proteins and Plant Built. This Is How I Train, Eat and Recover
I have been vegan for 15 years and with that my food choices are all plant-based.
Michael Habibi
Michael Habibi (male, 27)
How I Went from Skinny Fat to Vegan Personal Trainer and Fitness Coach
I train to prove to people that you can build muscle on a vegan diet and also I want to inspire others to lift weight and show them how much muscle you can build naturally.

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