Name: Koya Webb
Current Residence: Marina Del Ray, CA
Sports: Fitness Competitions, Track and Field, Cycling, Swimming, Yoga, Triathlons, and Weight Lifting
Why did you become vegan?
I look and feel great when I eat fruits, veggies, nuts, and seeds.
When and why did you become interested in fitness?
Fitness has been part of my life since I was a little girl. As I explored career opportunities in fitness, I knew I would be doing something I loved for life!
How would you describe your nutrition program?
I eat a balanced amount of protein, carbs, and fat. I start my day with lemon water and have 5 balanced meals every 3 hours.
How would you describe your training program?
I train everyday! I usually run and weight train Mon, Wed, Fri. Swim and Bike Tues, thurs, Sunday and practice yoga everyday.
What kind of supplements do you use if any, and why?
I use Manitoba Harvest and Platinum Health Products because they are high quality and taste great! I’m also a fan of Vitamineral Green.
What are some common misconceptions about veganism?
Most people think it’s hard but it’s easy once you know what your body needs.
What do you think the most important aspect of fitness is?
The most important aspect of fitness is to set goals and enjoy the ride.
What do you like best about being vegan?
I love the energy I have and the fresh smell of fruits and veggies!
What do you like best about being fit?
I like being a positive example of optimal health!
What are your strengths as an athlete?
I am a hard working and dedicated athlete who is up for any challenge!
What advice do you have for vegan athletes who are just starting out?
Listen to your body!
What advice do you have for people who are thinking of becoming vegan?
Don’t eat too many soy based and processed foods! Stick to mostly fresh fruits and veggies mixed with nuts and seeds. Make sure you have super foods in the morning!
What motivates you to continue to be a successful vegan athlete?
I want to prove to people you don’t have to eat meat to have muscle!
How has the website www. veganbodybuilding. com helped or inspired you?
It’ s great to see beautiful people inside and out who have dedicated their lives to enhancing and protecting the universe!
Is there anything else you would like to add about your vegan fitness lifestyle?
Check out my book “Foods You Love, That Love You Back! At www.myspace.com/koyaskuisine