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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...

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...

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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....

6 Tips for Consistency

Happy Vernal Equinox, all! Spring is in the air, and winter is slowly loosening its grip upon NYC, allowing for a little warmer weather!...

Periodize to Maximum

As a professional bodybuilder, it is important to me to take the constructive (and sometimes not so constructive) criticisms and feedback from judges and...

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...

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...

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,...

New Year Resolution? Stay on the Path

Another year has gone by and we are now entering 2014! Happy New Year everyone! Now, before we decide on our best New Year’s...
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Best 3 Ways to Burn Fat and Build Muscle without Supplements

John from http://www.okraw.com/ interviews Bodybuilder Robert Cheeke on how to burn fat and build muscle without any protein powders, supplements or eating any animal products including...

Another Description of Veganism

The following is an excerpt from Vegan Vittles written by Joanne Stepaniak, M.S.Ed. Simply stated, veganism is the conviction and practice of compassionate living. Although this...
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Healthy Fats

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

My Different Approaches to Nutrition

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

Are Plant Proteins “Complete”?

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

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...

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...

Training Articles

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...

Meals & Recipes

Teriyaki Vegetable Rice

Serves 6-8 Teriyaki Sauce 2 T. Fresh Ginger, grated or 1 T. Ginger Powder 6 Garlic Cloves, minced 2 T. Sesame Oil 3 C. Pineapple-Papaya Juice ½ C. Tamari 2 t....
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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...

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...

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...