Anastasia Zinchenko, vegan powerlifter and bodybuilder

Anastasia Zinchenko has been competing in powerlifting for several years, recording some high profile placings and impressive totals. She’s competed in the 63kg and 72 kg weight classes, and taken regional UK titles, national placings – and competed internationally.

In 2014 she won the BDFPA All Midlands Championships 72 kg weight class and took second in the 2014 British Universities Powerlifting Championship 63 kg class. Read More... “Anastasia Zinchenko, vegan powerlifter and bodybuilder”

Melody Schoenfeld, vegan powerlifter

Success in powerlifting has given Melody Schoenfeld’s records at State and National level, and the petite American has shown enormous strength in kettlebell, old time strongman challenges and unusual challenges such as bar bending. 

She has broken California state records for all three lifts (bench press, squat and deadlift), and in 2015 was awarded the USPA National record for bench, deadlift and total in the women’s 40-44 age category. Read More... “Melody Schoenfeld, vegan powerlifter”