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Vegan Power Training

Let's face it - not everyone is built the same. Looking through bodybuilding magazines, we see endless routines that promise massive amounts of size...

Why Vegan? by Derek Tresize

There are many reasons why someone might decide to 'go vegan', or radically change the way they eat based on something they've learned or...

MUST READ

Building and Maintaining Muscle

Robert’s tips for Building and Maintaining Muscle on a Plant Based Diet 1) Make whole foods the foundation of your nutrition program. Fruits, vegetables, nuts, grains,...

Miso Soup

(serves 6-8) 1 tsp. toasted or regular sesame oil 2-3 green onions, chopped small 4 cups water or stock ¼ cup dark miso 1 Tbsp. tamari soy sauce 1/8 tsp....

Beginning Bodybuilding

Before you begin a bodybuilding program, you should take a moment to determine what your goals are. That answer will guide you to the...

Never Give In

As I type this, it’s the night of February 27, 2014. The Reebok CrossFit Games Open has officially started. At 5:00 PM PST, they...

Beautiful Banana Bread

(makes one large loaf) Dry Ingredients 2 cups kamut flour or 11/4 cups whole-wheat flour and ¾ cup whole-wheat pastry or unbleached white flour. 3-4 tsp. no-alum...

What Makes Bodybuilding So Hard?

I always hear people talk about how “hard” bodybuilding is. What do you think is the hardest or most difficult aspect of the sport,...

Spring into Shape in the Great Outdoors

You know the feeling. You realize it’s time to put away the coat, scarf and gloves and all other clothing remnant of the winter...

Finding Motivation & Determination

The dedication required to become an athlete can be rather egregious if diligent maintenance hasn't been adhered to. Many will strive for excellence in...

Robert Cheeke & Nimia Delgado – Generation V Podcast

I sat down with the most popular vegan bodybuilder in the world these days, Nimai Delgado, for a 1 hour and 21 minute conversation...
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My Different Approaches to Nutrition

Most of my articles here on VeganBodybuilding.com have been technical, but I’d like to get...

Dietary Protein – How Much Is Optimal For Longevity?

In my last two articles, I've first discussed how a recent study revealed the risk of a...

Are Plant Proteins “Complete”?

A recent study illustrating that too much protein can reduce your life span prompted me...

Healthy Fats

Obesity is rampant in America, as most of us are well aware, as well as...

Four Tips to Thrive on a Plant-Based Diet

There are many misconceptions of a plant-based diet. From a simple lack of variety and...

Training Articles

Two Tips to Improve Your Next Workout

We've all had bad workouts – days when our energy is down from lack of sleep or a hectic schedule, our motivation isn't there,...

Meals & Recipes

Baked Potato or Turnip Fries

6-8 medium white potatoes or small white turnips, peeled or unpeeled Natural Oil Sea Salt Preheat the oven to 350-375 degrees F. Chop the vegetable into french...
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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burger

Yields 12-15 burgers 2 T. Oil 2 Onions (medium), diced 4 Garlic Cloves, minced 2 Carrots, grated finely 2 C. Black Beans (cooked) 10 Sun-Dried Tomatoes, (soaked in hot water...

Don’t be a Cardioholic

I love shaking things up a bit, so I wanted to bust some myths about cardio! Cardiovascular activity, or “cardio” for short, seems to be...

Confidence is the Name of the Game

What is preventing you from living the life that you dream of? What is stopping you from taking a risk, moving to a new...