ALICIA ZIEGLER is a crossfit athlete vegan. She became vegan from a young age. Although falling off the wagon for a few years she is again fully vegan and is a certified nutritionist.
“I have been training Crossfit, even completing an 8-minute plank, all while surviving on a vegan diet and maintaining all my muscle.”
(Cross fit stats @ games.crossfit.com)
Back Squat. 195 lb
Clean and Jerk. 105 lb
Snatch. 95 lb
Deadlift. 225 lb
Max Pull-ups. 8
ED BAUER is the vegan poster boy of crossfit and also a certified nutritionist.
He became vegan at age 11!
He says “anyone can be healthy and strong off a plant-based diet.”
"One of the biggest advantages is the ability to recover faster because of the amount of nutrient dense foods in a whole foods plant based diet."
His protein is concentrated around pea protein, rice protein, tempeh and tofu.
(stats @ plantbuilt.com)
Division: Olympic Weight Lifting
Weight class: 85kg / 187 lb
Height: 5’ 9”
Non-competition weight: Approx. 89kg / 196 lb
Snatch PR: 95.5kg / 210 lb
Clean & Jerk PR: 116 kg / 255 lb
Back Squat PR: 190 kg / 418 lb
Front Squat PR: 143.2 kg / 315 lb
PATRIK BABOUMIAN won the world's strongest man title in 2011 with a vegan diet.
He can lift a car above his head with his bare hands.
Other notable vegan athletes are
Jermain Defoe. - footballer
David Haye. - boxer
Lewis Hamilton. - F1 driver
Venus Williams. - tennis player
Barny Du Plessis. - bodybuilder and vegan mr.
Tia Blanco. - world surf champ
Kendrick Yahcob Farris - Olympic weightlifter
Nate Diaz. - MMA fighter
Hannah Teter. - 3 time olympic snowboarder