Hello vegan friends

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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Hello vegan friends

#1 Postby wiggovegan » Thu Feb 08, 2007 3:40 pm

Hello :)

I'm a norwegian vegan, 27, male and I'm not even close to being a bodybuilder. I guess that's mostly the reason why I'm here... I'd really like to get in shape and get...uhm...bigger :) I'm tired of people calling me thin, and that I have to gain weight.
It would be nice with some inspiration, and this seems like the place to find it :)

I became a vegetarian in november '97 and vegan in august '99. I was heavily influenced by hardcore bands, especially american (vegan) bands that played at our local scene.

I used to be in pretty good shape when I was younger. I played football(soccer) all day long, and even got into the state team for my age. I went to sports school for 3 years when I was 16, but after that I slowly lost interest, and got into skating and the stereotypical partying.....and, well........here I am, trying to get my health back :)

Looking forward to meeting you all :)

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#2 Postby offense74 » Thu Feb 08, 2007 3:55 pm

Welcome neighbour :D
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#3 Postby lelle » Thu Feb 08, 2007 3:58 pm

hey welcome!
I'm sure you'll find all the information you're looking for :)

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#4 Postby robert » Thu Feb 08, 2007 4:19 pm

Welcome to our group! I'm glad you joined us! We have a lot in common!

I'm 27 in a few weeks and became vegetarian in 95 and vegan in 96. I used to be very skinny too and got tired of hearing about it so I quit running and started lifting weights. Like you, I was always a good athlete as a kid and teenager.

So we'll have lots in common to chat about. I also have Scandivnavian heritage (Denmark) and I've been all over Scandinavian countries, including Norway many times :)

Great to have you here and welcome aboard!

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#5 Postby xdarthveganx » Thu Feb 08, 2007 4:53 pm

Welcome! I became veggy in 94 and vegan in 95!
I am in the process of trying to lose 60lbs of fat while gaining lean muscle by December 2012
My fitness/transformation log can be found here

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#6 Postby cubby2112 » Thu Feb 08, 2007 5:53 pm

You have come to the right place. Welcome. :D
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#7 Postby Michelle » Thu Feb 08, 2007 6:46 pm

Welcome!! :) :)

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#8 Postby loveliberate » Fri Feb 09, 2007 3:50 am

Hello & Welcome! :D

I'd love to visit Norway someday...
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#9 Postby Tigress » Fri Feb 09, 2007 9:29 am

Hello and Welcome from me :)
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#10 Postby CollegeB » Fri Feb 09, 2007 9:49 am

Nice to have you on the forum!

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#11 Postby Odidnetne » Sat Feb 10, 2007 9:31 am

Welcome to the forums.

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#12 Postby flanders77 » Sat Feb 10, 2007 3:25 pm

Welcome! Where in Norway do you live?
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#13 Postby DV » Sun Feb 11, 2007 2:51 pm


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#14 Postby Last of the Sane » Sun Feb 11, 2007 3:55 pm

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