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Bodybuilding Basics

To be a successful bodybuilder, you need to first start with the basics and be patient and allow your progress to take place. You...

Building Muscle on a Plant-Based Diet

Building Muscle on a Plant-Based Diet for Any Sports Interest It might not be common knowledge. But many vegan athletes consume adequate, quality protein on...

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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...

Whole-Foods Weight-Gain Shake

Gaining weight and muscle mass is something many vegan athletes strive for, especially if they are beginning a bodybuilding program and are not sure...

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!...

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...

Total Body-Mass Routine

Some of the most frequent questions I get as a vegan trainer are about how to gain muscle. My first answers are always diet...

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...

Training for Muscles by Bodybuilding Champion Alexander Dargatz

My thoughts on training: I've been working with weights for around 10 years now, and i had my deeps and ups in this time. So, i...

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...
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Are Plant Proteins “Complete”?

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

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...

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

Meals & Recipes

Whole-Foods Weight-Gain Shake

Gaining weight and muscle mass is something many vegan athletes strive for, especially if they are beginning a bodybuilding program and are not sure...
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Training for Muscles by Bodybuilding Champion Alexander Dargatz

My thoughts on training: I've been working with weights for around 10 years now, and i had my deeps and ups in this time. So, i...

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...

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...