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Name: lawrence rush
Year of Birth:  nov 16 1960
Height: 5’9
Weight: 130
Birthplace: Nanticoke pa
Current Residence: new york city
Sports: hustle , disco dancing
 
Tell us a little about yourself, what you do for a living, what hobbies / interests / passions you have
Singer / dancer  actor performing artist   http://www.youtube.com/lawrencerush

Why did you become vegan?
I became vegan because i had severe health challenges allergies , exzema, low blood sugar.  The raw vegan diet  with some cooked food and omitting as much as i can also sugar , white flower helped me.   A chritian ministry that deals with health and nutrtion and promotes the vegan diet has also helped me .  They're on the what i think is the cutting edge of health and also have a research scientist on their staff to validate their teaching.  Their website is http://www.hacres.com I try to follow their teaching as close as I can.


When and why did you become interested in fitness?
when I was in high school  i was always skinny and small unfortunenately I still am .but i just have some muscle tone now as i started lifting back then for the first time off and on.



How would you describe your nutrition program?
Mostly raw vegan with some cooked food
I try to follow this diet plan  http://www.hacres.com
 

How would you describe your training program?
Minumil 3 times a week for an hour
don't like to exercise , so not that often
 
What kind of supplements do you use if any, and why?
Barlrymax ,  one of the most nutritionally dence food on the planet also one of the few baley powders that has no malto dextrin, vitamin b 12, which is highly reccomended for vegans and for non vegans
again i get my products from Hallelujah acres

How do people react when they find out you are vegan?
Ask me how I get my protein and i tell them green leafey vegitables contain protein, nuts, seeds , if it be known broccoli contains more calcium than milk without the harmful side effects.
 
What are some common misconceptions about veganism?
Cant build muscle on vegan diet look at robert cheeke



Have you had success in promoting veganism / vegetarianism to others?  If so, how did you go about it?
just living it , i also host a raw vegan pot luck at my home once a month , you're invited.


What do you think the most important aspect of training is?
consistency

What do you like best about being vegan?
Don’t have to cook and the simplicity of it.
 
What do you like best about being fit?
Looking good and of course feeling better
 
What advice do you have for people who are just starting out with training?
Keep at it
 


What advice do you have for people who are thinking of becoming vegan?
Do it try it for three weeks  at least.
 
What motivates you in life?
Life itself, my goals etc.

What do you think of veganbodybuilding.com?  Has it helped or inspired you?
 i like robert cheeke and have been looking for someone who is a vegan raw bodybuilder, who has been at at it for some time.