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Robert Cheeke's Bio for 2010 Book/Speaking Tour
October 2009

Robert Cheeke grew up on a farm in Corvallis, OR and at age 15 decided to give up meat for good. Months later he became a full on vegan and began organizing Animal Rights events at Corvallis High School and was very active in the community working on a variety of environmental issues. He helped start recycling programs, protested the clear cutting of forests, and was heavily involved in Food Not Bombs, feeding vegan meals to the public... more
How Do I Get Rid of my Gut?
October 8th, 2003

I have always been kind of big, in high school I was a lineman in football. At one time I weighed 198 and I am only 5'9". Now I hover around 175, but it is more fat than muscle these days. At this point I am most concerned with getting rid of my gut. What kind of exercise/diet do you recommend? Should I adopt a diet similar to your competition diet, at least temporarily?... more
How much do Mental Factors
play into achieving a great physique?

June 30th 2003

I understand that nutrition and training are the most important factors in achieving a great body, but how much do you think the mental aspects like dedication, discipline, and hard work have to do with giving someone an extra edge?... more
What can I do to get in shape and gain muscle if I don't have a gym membership?
June 5th, 2003

This is a common situation for a lot of people. Gym memberships can expensive and you usually need some means of transportation to get there. So if you are in a situation where at the present time you can’t afford a gym membership, you don’t have a way of getting there, you live too far away from a gym, or don’t “make” the time to get to the gym, here are some suggestions for you.... more
What makes Bodybuilding so Hard?
May 29th, 2003

I always hear people talk about how “hard” bodybuilding is. What do you think is the hardest or most difficult aspect of the sport, and what makes it any harder than other sports?... more
How do you Create your Training Schedule?
May 22nd, 2003

What is your current training split and what factors determine how you
select your training schedule?

Right now I am following a four-day training split. On this website I focus... more
Weight Loss and Money
April 30th, 2006

Hello. My name is Dominique and I'm 16. I want to be a vegetarian because now my weight is 183 pounds. Yes its hard but i would like to know what to eat. I have five sisters and my family really likes soul food alot. It's... more
Protein Question
April 30th, 2006

I have tried going veg once, but I quit since I learned the dangers of not having enough protein in my body.I believe that animals should not be harmed just so we can eat them. Is their any way that I could get a pill or... more
Vegan Dating
April 30th, 2006

I have recently started dating a very vegetarian girl, and I was a big meat eater. She made things pretty stressful anytime I ate meat, even when it wasn't in her presence. She hasn't asked me to stop eating... more
What kind of Supplements do you take?
How do you get your b-12?

January 27th, 2004

I do take supplements but I don’t believe that they are in any way necessary. The only reason I take them is because I’m a bodybuilder and like to have excess amounts of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, etc. because my workout program is so strenuous and taxing on my body... more