Twice olympic gold medal Weightlifter turns Vegetarian

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Twice olympic gold medal Weightlifter turns Vegetarian

#1 Postby landsleaving » Wed Dec 11, 2013 5:33 am

http://www.allthingsgym.com/ilya-ilin-vegetarian/ Keep an eye on this dude folks, Gold in Rio? and vegetarian at 105kg bodyweight? This is going to be awesome!!!
http://www.veganbodybuilding.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=36036&start=30 - my log
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Re: Twice olympic gold medal Weightlifter turns Vegetarian

#2 Postby C.O. » Thu Dec 12, 2013 11:12 pm

Sweet. Great for the movement!

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Re: Twice olympic gold medal Weightlifter turns Vegetarian

#3 Postby Liberacion-Igualdad » Sun May 18, 2014 8:26 pm

Pure awesomeness! He's one of my favorite weightlifters. Here's another interview, with a transcript translated to english where he talks more about it. Apparently he's doing it just because of health reasons...but hey, pretty cool nonetheless. :D

http://www.allthingsgym.com/dmitry-klok ... lya-ilyin/
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Re: Twice olympic gold medal Weightlifter turns Vegetarian

#4 Postby DanFisher » Mon May 04, 2015 5:10 pm

Im a vegan weightlifter!!

https://www.youtube.com/user/danfisher765/videos

there's also another very famous oly lifter from Russia who was on klokovs vlog that also went vegetarian because his coach recommended it for recovery. So deffinately, this is a huge step forward. It's about time people realize the benefits!!


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