Shelli Beecher-Seitzler is a natural bodybuilder who has made an impressive impact on the sport in a short time. After several people suggested she compete, she started training six days a week with the aim of competing. After five months she entered the 2018 INBF NW Royal Natural Bodybuilding Championship. Read More... “Shelli Beecher-Seitzler”
Zack Belknap is a pro-card holding bodybuilder and NASM certified personal trainer and from Eugene, Oregon. He has been awarded a WNBF Pro Card after impressive performances at regional level. “My greatest achievements in bodybuilding have been winning my pro card in September 2018 and then winning my first pro show in April 2019” Zack … Continue reading "Zack Belknap, vegan bodybuilder"
Nimai grew up in Mississippi raised by Argentinian-immigrant Hare Krishna parents. He has been vegetarian since birth, initially for religious reasons, and has never eaten meat “Both of my amazing parents are converted Hindus, and I was raised with a strong sense of compassion” he explains. Read More... “Nimai Delgado, vegan bodybuilder”
Jehina has been competing in bodybuilding since age 19. She is now recognised as an accomplished competitor with an impressive physique. In 2013 she won first place in women’s physique and first overall at the NPC Eastern USA Bodybuilding Championship. In 2014 at her first international show, Team Universe, she was awarded a Pro Card … Continue reading "Jehina Malik, vegan bodybuilder"
Maayan Eliasi is an Israeli bodybuilder who has broken into international competition and won her Pro Card. In 2018 she won 1st place in the Israeli national NABBA Bikini division Over 30 category. Soon afterwards she won the WNBF Israel in fit body category and overall fit body and received the WNBF Pro Athlete card. … Continue reading "Maayan Eliasi, vegan bodybuilder"
Natural Bodybuilder SuzAnne Llano started training seriously in 2009. Since then she’s entered over twenty competitions, taking wins and podium places. She’s won the elite accolade of a Pro Card in three federations: the NGA, ANBF and NFF. From early years SuzAnne was athletic, enjoying soccer and then turning to ballet. Read More... “SuzAnne Llano, … Continue reading "SuzAnne Llano, vegan 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 … Continue reading "Anastasia Zinchenko, vegan powerlifter and bodybuilder"
Karl Bruder is a bodybuilder who has impressed everyone as he has made great advances in the sport. He has a win at the WABBA Grand Prix (2016) and took 6th place at the Mr Universe before placing 4th at the PCA Physical Culture – all as a vegan. Read More... “Karl Bruder, vegan bodybuilder”
Julia has been a prolific competitor in a variety of sports, competing internationally in bobsleigh, bodybuilding, fitness and sprinting. The path hasn’t always been smooth; Julia was born with a heart condition which was not diagnosed until 2009, and a bobsleigh crash left her with a broken back. Read More... “Julia Hubbard, vegan sprinter and … Continue reading "Julia Hubbard, vegan sprinter and figure competitor"
Derek Tresize is a professional bodybuilder and has been a vegan since 2007. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology, is a personal trainer through the American Council on Exercise and has a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition through Cornell University. Read More... “Derek Tresize, vegan physique and bodybuilding competitor”
Ivan Blazquez is a certified exercise physiologist with a master’s degree in exercise physiology, a pro natural physique competitor/bodybuilder – and a competitive triathlete. Holding a coveted pro card in natural bodybuilding since 2009, he gradually transitioned to a vegan diet as he experienced benefits for both health and physical performance. Read More... “Ivan Blazquez, … Continue reading "Ivan Blazquez, vegan physique competitor"
Joe ‘Monk’ Coleman is a bodybuilder who started competing in his 40s and still provided stiff competition for competitors far younger than him. Following years of an unhealthy lifestyle, Joe started to change his habits. This included meditation, attention to his diet, and exercise. Read More... “Joe ‘Monk’ Coleman, vegan physique competitor”
Long-term vegan Torre Washington started competing in bodybuilding in 2009 and got his Pro card that same year, winning his second show. Since then he has won numerous competitions and placed in the top 3 in all but one of the sixteen he entered. Read More... “Torre Washington, vegan bodybuilder”
Greg Moormann has made an impressive impact on his sport of Natural Bodybuilding with numerous wins in Masters categories. He is a Pro card holder with both the NGA and ANBF associations, which are only awarded after having reached elite standard. Read More... “Greg Moormann, vegan physique competitor”
Amanda’s two grandfathers and her father boxed professionally and Amanda learned a lot from them when growing up. At 16 she entered the Chicago Golden Gloves, an annual amateur competition, at 17 she boxed at national level. Aged 18, she was rated at number two in the United States. Read More... “Amanda Riester, vegan boxer … Continue reading "Amanda Riester, vegan boxer and figure competitor"
Dusan is a Slovakian-born bodybuilder who lives in New Zealand. In 2001 he won ‘Mr New Zealand’ and a year later entered ‘Musclemania’ in Australia, taking 2nd place. In 2007 he won ‘Mr New Zealand’ Masters. Two years later he won Mr New Zealand Natural Over 50 category, aged 54. Read More... “Dusan Dudas, vegan … Continue reading "Dusan Dudas, vegan bodybuilder"
Jim Morris was a bodybuilder who has had an amazing career well into his older years. In the picture above he is aged 61. In 1966 he entered his first competition aged 31 and became Mr New York City. Next year he won his first national title and in 1967 won Mr East Coast. Read … Continue reading "Jim Morris, vegan bodybuilder"
Patrik was born in Iran and lives in Germany. In 1999 aged 20 he won the German Junior Bodybuilding title. He broke the world log lift record for under 105kg, with a 165kg lift, as well as the German heavyweight log lift record . Read More... “Patrik Baboumian, vegan strongman”
Alex shot to fame in December 2005 when he won the World Champion Fitness title with WFF (World Fitness Federation). Five years before this he had become vegan in response to the cruelty of the animal food industries. Although the motivation was “ethical, ecological, spiritual and healthy reasons (in that order)” Alex soon found that … Continue reading "Alexander Dargatz, vegan bodybuilder"
Australian Joel Kirkilis is a vegan bodybuilder who became the Victoria (Aus) bodybuilding champion in 2009. In 2010 he entered the INBA Melbourne Open and the Victoria Class 2 competition, and finished second in each. He has since been working on technique and coaching other athletes. Read More... “Joel Kirkilis, vegan bodybuilder and powerlifter”