Elite vegan athletes ready to train you through the lockdown
Gyms are closed, classes are cancelled and millions of us can’t train or compete as we used to. Luckily some elite vegan athletes are available to assist with some training videos we can follow in our own homes.
Andreas Vojta and Vlad Ixel have released videos ideal for the aspiring runner.
Andreas is a track athlete who competes at European and World level when he’s not adding to his numerous Austrian titles.
His Youtube channel is here
Vlad Ixel normally covers much greater distances, and has course wins and course records across Australia and Asia in ultramarathon trail races.
Vlad has more on his Youtube channel
If you’re looking to build strength, you may like to try this video by Sahy Lalime of Kale & Barbell training. Sahy recently successfully defended her National powerlifting title and was looking forward to the World Championships, which are now not going ahead.
Sahy has more videos here
Julia Trezise-Conroy is a multiple national New Zealand record holder in powerlifting as well as being a personal trainer. The vegan lifter offers her training advice here:
You can see more videos on her website.
Hulda B Waage has broken the re-broken her own records in powerlifting in Iceland, the home of strength sports. She’s released this video which you may want to give a try.
See more videos from the Vegan Viking here.
Melody Schoenfeld may be small but she’s also an accomplished powerlifter and personal trainer who bends bars, rips phone boxes and breaks chains for fun.
See more of her videos here.
Zack Belknap didn’t get his physique by chance, it took focussed training and a great vegan diet. He’s also made a training video.
You can see more from Zack here.
Meanwhile Maayan Eliasi, pro standard bodybuilder, offers a resourceful tip here for training with minimal equipment.
You can see more of her videos here.
Thanks to all these amazing elite vegans for their guidance and inspiration!
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Andreas is better known for shorter distances. He’s represented Austria at international games including the Olympics at 3000 and 5000 metres- and he has the national record over 1000 metres.
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