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A vegan diet contains all the protein and other nutrients needed to build muscle and strength, as numerous internationally recognised and national record holding strong vegans have proved. Some of the strongest powerlifters are vegans and more are showing an interest in plant-based nutrition.
Daniel Austin powerlifter strong vegan
Daniel is a powerlifter who has only ever competed as a vegan. He's competed at 75 and 82.5 kg, taking three national titles.
Katya Gorbacheva powerlifter strong vegan
Katya Gorbacheva is a USA powerlifter competing with USAPL and USPL. She has transitioned from the bikini and figure categories of bodybuilding with fantastic success. Competing in the 75 kg category (raw), she has squatted 165 kg, benched 87.5 kg and deadlifted 172.5 kg. Her competition total stands at 425 kg.
Ryan Stills strong vegan powerlifter
Ryan has been a world class powerlifter for several years, making his mark at the highest level against the strongest opponents.
Bradie Crandall strong vegan powerlifter
Bradie has quickly established himself as a notable powerlifter in the USA. At a young age he has already hit international standards.
Hollie Kempton powerlifter strong vegan
Hollie is an incredibly strong powerlifter who has achieved some amazing lifts. Competing in the ~48kg category, she has squatted 105kg and benched 60kg. Her deadlift is over three times her bodyweight at 155kg.
Dawid Kawka strong vegan powerlifter
Dawid Kawka is a Polish powerlifter who made his mark on the 2020 National Championships with some enormous lifts.
Fia Kamlund strong vegan powerlifter
Fia Kamlund has built up some amazing strength to bring her success in powerlifting. Competing in the 84kg category in both raw and equipped categories she has achieved a 430 kg raw total in competion and 512.5kg equipped.
Kim Best strong vegan strongman/strongwoman
Kim Best has taken on the challenging and at times brutal sport of strongwoman with determination. She has quickly made an impression. She lives in Scotland, home of the Highland Games.
Hege Jenssen strong vegan
Hege Jenssen is a pro-level kettlebell competitor who has competed in her native Norway as well as in international competition. She’s done particularly well in Snatch, and on her debut in the professional class took 5th at the World Championships. Hege has also taken the bronze medal at the European Championships.
Sahy Lalime powerlifter strong vegan
Sahyuri (Sahy) Lalime is an accomplished Belgian powerlifter with Japanese-American roots. She has competed nationally and internationally, achieving fantastic totals.