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Why I Love Bodybuilding – by Derek Tresize

So you're considering becoming a bodybuilder, or maybe you are one already. There are many fantastic aspects about living a bodybuilding lifestyle, just as...

How do you create your Training Schedule?

What is your current training split and what factors determine how you select your training schedule? Right now I am following a four-day training split. On...

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The Basic Requirements for Gaining Muscle

On the cover of nearly every fitness magazine you'll see articles promising to help you gain muscle mass quickly - be it a huge...

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...

Vegan Pizza

Yields one large pizza Cheesy Topping 1/3 C. Oil 1 lb. Tofu 4 T. Nutritional Yeast 4 T. Water 1/3 C. VeganRella 2 T. Bragg's or Tamari Dough 1 Active Dry Yeast Packet 2...

Training without a Gym Membership

What can I do to get in shape and gain muscle if I don't have a Gym Membership? What can I do if I want...

Lean and Green Salad

With the various protein sources, and the complex carbohydrates from the lentils, this meal is ideal about two hours post workout. 2-3 Cups Mixed...

10 Things to Consider Before a Competition (Part 1)

The topic of preparing to compete as a vegan bodybuilder has been weighing heavily on my heart in recent months because a lot of...

Tips for Carving Out Your Summer 6-Pack Abs

It's commonly said that "abs are made in the kitchen", "abs are 80% diet, 20% exercise," and so on and so forth. But, what does...

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...

Vegan Bodybuilding is NOT an Oxymoron

If there is a question vegans hear more than any other, it is, How do you get your protein? I often respond by asking...
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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...

Healthy Fats

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

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...

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...

Are Plant Proteins “Complete”?

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

Training Articles

Do Women Need Specialized Diets and Workouts?

Derek Tresize and I have been working on a book about competition preparation as a vegan. The writing is nearly done, it’s been edited...

Meals & Recipes

Healthy Fats

Obesity is rampant in America, as most of us are well aware, as well as diabetes, cancer, and a slew of other illnesses. Without...
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How I Got Started in Bodybuilding

Ever since I was a little kid, I was fascinated with larger than life muscle Gods like He-Man and professional wrestlers such as Hulk...

First Steps to Success: Posing

What do you commonly think of or notice when you see amateur bodybuilders posing at a competition? Lots of greased up musclebound men in...

Vegan Diet

A vegan diet is not too much unlike a non-vegan diet; they both come down to proteins, carbohydrates, fats, non-essential amino acids, essential amino...