a vegan bodybuilding **ROOKIE**

Introduce yourself. Tell us about your training history, how long you've been vegan, share some of your goals and some of your interests.

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a vegan bodybuilding **ROOKIE**

#1 Postby Crisinic » Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:53 am

Hey everyone!
My name is Cris and I'm a leasing agent here in Washington D.C. I'm originally from Seville, Spain and have been here since 2000. I turned Vegan a few months after watching some eye opening documentaries like (Forks over Knives) (Earthlings) (Food Inc) and reading all sorts of books about how veganism can save your health, animals, and the enviroment. I had never been vegetarian or even believed in it before this. I was "the enemy" lol I ate Chick Fil A, Burger King, junk food, quick fixes, and had almost destroyed my body in just my early twenties. I have never been over weight but eating like this had made me unhealthy and "skinny fat". After the first few days of juicing and eating just fruits and veggies I had more energy than I've ever had, felt amazing, well you've heard it before I'm sure. I could feel my body healing itself. I have recently discovered weight lifting and have seen my body change (slowly but surely) in these past couple months. I have a long way to go and hopefully next year I will be (physically) where I want to be. I'll prob put up some transformation pictures when this happens. This is an amazing forum and I'm so glad it exists, that there are a lot of people out there like me that follow this lifestyle. Its hard sometimes for me because my closest friends and family simply don't understand and choose not to. Thats my own awful karma for being the same way not to long ago. Anyway, glad to be here and can't wait to see what tips you all have to offer. Recipe wise, fitness wise. See you around!!!
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#2 Postby SunWarrior » Mon Jul 09, 2012 9:52 am

Welcome to the forum!
My Bodyspace: http://bodyspace.bodybuilding.com/VeganBodybuild
My Youtube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeTnoPj0ElkFyL_kwjkk8yQ
My Gmail: tylerveganbb@gmail.com
My goal is to become the biggest and best natural bodybuilder of all time, and I'm gonna do it vegan.

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#3 Postby stcalico » Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:20 am

Nice to meet you Cris.

Apparently in the last 5 years the number of Vegans has increased exponentially. The internet is a great tool for educating people. But unfortunately not everyone is ready to change.

Welcome. Good luck in reaching your goals.
If it's important to you, you'll find a way. If it isn't, you'll find an excuse.

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#4 Postby C.O. » Wed Aug 01, 2012 2:30 pm

Leasing agent/model? Hahaha welcome to the forum plenty of friendly people here to help out and learn from. Several from DC and several from Spain here too.


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#5 Postby Lean and Green » Sat Aug 04, 2012 3:48 pm

Stick with it crisininc! Nice to meet and I agree 100% this forum is a great place to be. See you on the boards :mrgreen:
Where do you get your protein?

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