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  • 'Vegan influencers' eating animals.👇
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Have you noticed how many of these people do extreme stuff like 349438349832g of fiber 🤯 in their raw diet per day then complain about bloating (look at the food volume they consume) of course you will be carrying that same volume inside your gut 💩🤬, or uber long fasts (then frustrated with lethergy etc.😩 Of course you will feel tired in that kind of prolonged energy deficit) and just generally presenting many disordered eating patterns.. It's more of a psychological issue than we know.
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First off.. It kind of bewilders me with the amount of great plant based gut doctors and other MD's, dietitians available they wouldn't go to these people for counsel first. Secondly, changing their diet is a bandaid on the bullet wound. Their disordered psychology is the real issue. Ya got to heal that first.🙏❤
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I went vegan 5 years ago now for ethical-spiritual reasons and I just KNEW I had to figure the health part out. For me there was NO plan B. No 'out clause'. I just HAD to make it work.👊🌿
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Sure there was a transition period. It actually took me a few years to truly optimize my gut I feel. Not everyone gets miraculous changes on day one. Remember that. For me this is my life now and it was one of the best decisions I ever made. Cliche, but.. Vegan for life. Love this way of living. Tap that heart if you feel like this resonates🌿❤🔥
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#Vegan #VeganAF
  • 'Vegan influencers' eating animals.👇
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    Have you noticed how many of these people do extreme stuff like 349438349832g of fiber 🤯 in their raw diet per day then complain about bloating (look at the food volume they consume) of course you will be carrying that same volume inside your gut 💩🤬, or uber long fasts (then frustrated with lethergy etc.😩 Of course you will feel tired in that kind of prolonged energy deficit) and just generally presenting many disordered eating patterns.. It's more of a psychological issue than we know.
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    First off.. It kind of bewilders me with the amount of great plant based gut doctors and other MD's, dietitians available they wouldn't go to these people for counsel first. Secondly, changing their diet is a bandaid on the bullet wound. Their disordered psychology is the real issue. Ya got to heal that first.🙏❤
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    I went vegan 5 years ago now for ethical-spiritual reasons and I just KNEW I had to figure the health part out. For me there was NO plan B. No 'out clause'. I just HAD to make it work.👊🌿
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    Sure there was a transition period. It actually took me a few years to truly optimize my gut I feel. Not everyone gets miraculous changes on day one. Remember that. For me this is my life now and it was one of the best decisions I ever made. Cliche, but.. Vegan for life. Love this way of living. Tap that heart if you feel like this resonates🌿❤🔥
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    #Vegan #VeganAF
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  • So after thinking this over for some time now, I’m no longer going to call myself a vegan. Hold your horses ... I’m still vegan, but I don’t need a label to tell me who I am. Honestly, I’m disgusted and appalled with some people in the vegan community. I’ve never felt so scrutinized and bullied in my whole life.
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It’s sad to think that a lifestyle built on better one’s life and the lives of others would be supportive, but nope. Nothing but backlash and scrutiny day after day. From now on, what I eat and how I prepare it is my business and if anyone else has something negative to say, you will be automatically blocked because I’m tired of the bulls**t ✌🏽
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Sorry not sorry for snapping, but after almost 6 months of the consistent negativity from “perfect” vegans, I’ve had it. #DoneWithCallingMyselfVegan
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  • So after thinking this over for some time now, I’m no longer going to call myself a vegan. Hold your horses ... I’m still vegan, but I don’t need a label to tell me who I am. Honestly, I’m disgusted and appalled with some people in the vegan community. I’ve never felt so scrutinized and bullied in my whole life.
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    It’s sad to think that a lifestyle built on better one’s life and the lives of others would be supportive, but nope. Nothing but backlash and scrutiny day after day. From now on, what I eat and how I prepare it is my business and if anyone else has something negative to say, you will be automatically blocked because I’m tired of the bulls**t ✌🏽
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    Sorry not sorry for snapping, but after almost 6 months of the consistent negativity from “perfect” vegans, I’ve had it. #DoneWithCallingMyselfVegan
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  • 1,194 86 12 March, 2019
  • CLEAN GAINING MACROS💪🏻🌿
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By: @jacked.on.plants
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This is very similar to the macro breakdown I used to to gain 25lbs in 11 weeks and how I teach my coaching students to eat - whether their goal is weight loss - or weight gain - same deal.
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✅ ANABOLIC CARBS 60-70% - bulk of your food from plant based whole food carbs - complex carbs - predominantly starchy carbs, vegetables, fruits, oats, wholewheat pasta - etc. Carbs will NOT make you fat. I ate nearly 800 bananas over my 11 week bulking transformation and kept my abs 😆👈🏼🍌
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✅ ENOUGH PROTEIN 15-20% - don’t stress about it, you need it for sure to build muscle but if you’re eating real food in abundance your diet will be full of it. You can also supplement with some plant based protein powders - once a day will do - you don’t need to be drinking pre and post workout protein shakes every day.
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✅ HEALTH FATS 10-15% - how tasty are plant based FATS 😋 - just be careful on quantity because they are very calorie dense but this is mostly an advantage for a skinny guy / hardgainer 🙌🏼
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These whole food plant based food sources are guaranteed to jack your muscles, jack your energy, jack your recovery and MOST importantly - jack your health
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EAT CLEAN, TRAIN MEAN.
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Sambo ✌🏻🌿
  • CLEAN GAINING MACROS💪🏻🌿
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    By: @jacked.on.plants
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    This is very similar to the macro breakdown I used to to gain 25lbs in 11 weeks and how I teach my coaching students to eat - whether their goal is weight loss - or weight gain - same deal.
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    ✅ ANABOLIC CARBS 60-70% - bulk of your food from plant based whole food carbs - complex carbs - predominantly starchy carbs, vegetables, fruits, oats, wholewheat pasta - etc. Carbs will NOT make you fat. I ate nearly 800 bananas over my 11 week bulking transformation and kept my abs 😆👈🏼🍌
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    ✅ ENOUGH PROTEIN 15-20% - don’t stress about it, you need it for sure to build muscle but if you’re eating real food in abundance your diet will be full of it. You can also supplement with some plant based protein powders - once a day will do - you don’t need to be drinking pre and post workout protein shakes every day.
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    ✅ HEALTH FATS 10-15% - how tasty are plant based FATS 😋 - just be careful on quantity because they are very calorie dense but this is mostly an advantage for a skinny guy / hardgainer 🙌🏼
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    These whole food plant based food sources are guaranteed to jack your muscles, jack your energy, jack your recovery and MOST importantly - jack your health
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    EAT CLEAN, TRAIN MEAN.
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    Sambo ✌🏻🌿
  • 2,680 53 2 March, 2019
  • PROTEIN RICH🥕🥦🥬🥑
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Humans need about 10 percent of calories from protein. Virtually all whole plant foods contain at least this amount, so if you consume enough volume and variety of whole plant foods, your protein requirement will easily be met. -
Same applies to muscle building and athletes too, who are often thought to require larger amounts of protein to sustain muscle size and optimize performance. However, athletes have increased overall calorie requirements, so when they boost their intake of whole plant foods, they automatically meet their greater need for all of the macronutrients, including protein.
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When it comes to protein, it is not about consuming as much as we can, but rather consuming the right amount. Whole plant foods, as provided in nature, offer the ideal amount of protein necessary for growth, maintenance, and functioning of metabolic processes.
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💪🏼If you’re bulking then there really is not even any need to supplement protein if you’re eating a truly well balanced whole food plant based diet with a high calorie count. -
On a high carb diet eating around 3-3.5k calories per day you’ll be topping 100grams of protein without any trouble - and yes - that’s enough protein to build muscle.
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🙌🏼🌱Plants got everything you need. Nature provided everything we need. Human’s sadly ‘evolved’ and took things into their own foolish hands.
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Keep it real 🙏🏻
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Sambo💚
  • PROTEIN RICH🥕🥦🥬🥑
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    By: @jacked.on.plants -
    Humans need about 10 percent of calories from protein. Virtually all whole plant foods contain at least this amount, so if you consume enough volume and variety of whole plant foods, your protein requirement will easily be met. -
    Same applies to muscle building and athletes too, who are often thought to require larger amounts of protein to sustain muscle size and optimize performance. However, athletes have increased overall calorie requirements, so when they boost their intake of whole plant foods, they automatically meet their greater need for all of the macronutrients, including protein.
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    When it comes to protein, it is not about consuming as much as we can, but rather consuming the right amount. Whole plant foods, as provided in nature, offer the ideal amount of protein necessary for growth, maintenance, and functioning of metabolic processes.
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    💪🏼If you’re bulking then there really is not even any need to supplement protein if you’re eating a truly well balanced whole food plant based diet with a high calorie count. -
    On a high carb diet eating around 3-3.5k calories per day you’ll be topping 100grams of protein without any trouble - and yes - that’s enough protein to build muscle.
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    🙌🏼🌱Plants got everything you need. Nature provided everything we need. Human’s sadly ‘evolved’ and took things into their own foolish hands.
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    Keep it real 🙏🏻
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    Sambo💚
  • 3,303 69 12 March, 2019
  • This shirt design is definitely my current favorite! Thank you for rocking the tank loud and proud @mrschristinajones! What can I say, if you’re a #vegan, you’re the G.O.A.T (greatest of all time😁)🌱💪🐐
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Get your 🐐 on by either clicking the link above in my bio or going to @hungry_herbivore_co 🌱 10% of profits are always donated to animal sanctuaries in need monthly❤️🐣🐷🐮🐶🐴🦃
  • This shirt design is definitely my current favorite! Thank you for rocking the tank loud and proud @mrschristinajones! What can I say, if you’re a #vegan , you’re the G.O.A.T (greatest of all time😁)🌱💪🐐
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    Get your 🐐 on by either clicking the link above in my bio or going to @hungry_herbivore_co 🌱 10% of profits are always donated to animal sanctuaries in need monthly❤️🐣🐷🐮🐶🐴🦃
  • 2,373 75 27 February, 2019
  • Throwing it back! Because the struggle is, and has always been real!😁🌱💪
  • Throwing it back! Because the struggle is, and has always been real!😁🌱💪
  • 4,517 169 21 March, 2019
  • Sooooo ready to get shredded again!
Seeing all of my friends and competitors at this past Arnold is giving me major aesthetics FOMO.
Bu, I’m going to stick it out for the next 10 days and maintain this weight as best as I can through this vacation!
Then it’s time to get shredded for pool season!
💥I will be taking on a small handful of very serious clients who want to get in shape with me.
If you are ready to start and have already gotten rid of all your excuses, send me A DM and let’s get you to your dream body as soon as possible.
#SummerShred #VeganCut2019 #VeganFitness #VeganBodybuilder
  • Sooooo ready to get shredded again!
    Seeing all of my friends and competitors at this past Arnold is giving me major aesthetics FOMO.
    Bu, I’m going to stick it out for the next 10 days and maintain this weight as best as I can through this vacation!
    Then it’s time to get shredded for pool season!
    💥I will be taking on a small handful of very serious clients who want to get in shape with me.
    If you are ready to start and have already gotten rid of all your excuses, send me A DM and let’s get you to your dream body as soon as possible.
    #SummerShred #VeganCut2019 #VeganFitness #VeganBodybuilder
  • 5,847 146 7 March, 2019

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  • Contest prep is difficult but this lot help me get through and support me to reach my goals. ◾Amali for watching me train every morning and sometimes giving me a clap ◾Zaiden for eating my food and helping me to stay in a caloric deficit ◾@ulana.reimann for putting up with me measuring all my food and watching me go through my posing (with a lot of comments and eye rolls along the way)😂 But what a photo 📸 from our friend @ac_newborn_family_photography
  • Contest prep is difficult but this lot help me get through and support me to reach my goals. ◾Amali for watching me train every morning and sometimes giving me a clap ◾Zaiden for eating my food and helping me to stay in a caloric deficit ◾@ulana.reimann for putting up with me measuring all my food and watching me go through my posing (with a lot of comments and eye rolls along the way)😂 But what a photo 📸 from our friend @ac_newborn_family_photography
  • 59 7 2 hours ago
  • Well, not exactly as "tropical" and warm environment as I hope for my morning #coffee and protein smoothie... Still, I really enjoy my moment with steamy, hot coffee mug and breakfast time in this beautiful, Finnish landscape on my river bank in #juustolagym 🙂 Goo'ood Morning!🌞
  • Well, not exactly as "tropical" and warm environment as I hope for my morning #coffee and protein smoothie... Still, I really enjoy my moment with steamy, hot coffee mug and breakfast time in this beautiful, Finnish landscape on my river bank in #juustolagym 🙂 Goo'ood Morning!🌞
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  • Thanks for supporting the show - I’ve updated the artwork for the podcast because a few of you thought the old cover image looked like I was sitting on the toilet ... I wasn’t 😂. Episode 60 with @ziggyalberts up this weekend - hard to believe he was gifted a guitar just 8 years ago and that was the start of his journey. A powerful voice on and off the stage. You’re going to love it. Whatever you’re up to this weekend I hope it’s a great one. Simon 🤙🏼
  • Thanks for supporting the show - I’ve updated the artwork for the podcast because a few of you thought the old cover image looked like I was sitting on the toilet ... I wasn’t 😂. Episode 60 with @ziggyalberts up this weekend - hard to believe he was gifted a guitar just 8 years ago and that was the start of his journey. A powerful voice on and off the stage. You’re going to love it. Whatever you’re up to this weekend I hope it’s a great one. Simon 🤙🏼
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  • #throwback to three weeks ago when i was about to leave for the @arnoldsports & now i’m about to leave for @klash_championship_series to see @fitveganchef ‘s pro debut!
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i swear i have traveled more this month than i have in my entire life, but i wouldn’t change it for the 🌎 .
waking up early tomorrow to train glutes, then making the hike up to Aiken, SC, to watch my inspiration & role model compete! life is so exciting friends!
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happy #flexfriday !
  • #throwback to three weeks ago when i was about to leave for the @arnoldsports & now i’m about to leave for @klash_championship_series to see @fitveganchef ‘s pro debut!
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    i swear i have traveled more this month than i have in my entire life, but i wouldn’t change it for the 🌎 .
    waking up early tomorrow to train glutes, then making the hike up to Aiken, SC, to watch my inspiration & role model compete! life is so exciting friends!
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    happy #flexfriday !
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  • Such a warming bowl of goodness from one of my fave restaurants (Beyond Sushi)! This is a bit of a throwback meal from my trip to NYC, which was quite a while ago but there was so much good food that I still have pics I hadn’t posted yet! 😋
  • Such a warming bowl of goodness from one of my fave restaurants (Beyond Sushi)! This is a bit of a throwback meal from my trip to NYC, which was quite a while ago but there was so much good food that I still have pics I hadn’t posted yet! 😋
  • 176 13 11 hours ago
  • The Cable Plank Row... AKA a favourite exercise of mine that I’d completely forgotten about until the other day!

These are a MUCH better oblique exercise to include in your training over side crunches or those standing plate ab crunches I see people doing 👉🏻 literally you’re just going to tear your oblique like a young & naive gym bro Sinead once did🤫

Why are Cable Plank Rows so good? Because you are able to LOAD up & to perform the movement correctly you HAVE TO BRACE! So no torn obliques are going to happen #phew

Plus they also incorporate your back & biceps too 💪🏻 (Abs, Back & Bi’s.. what a combo 😍👌🏻) You’ll notice that when I swap sides, my hips begin to tilt. This is a sign of weakness 🙄 we DON’T want to see this happening! Ideally, try keep your hips level the whole time by squeezing literally everything!

Start by going from your knees, then once you’re hips are stable you can progress onto your toes. The wider your feet are, the easier it will be. If you have your feet narrow; the harder it will be!

Let me know if you give these a go! They’re one of those challenging but fun exercises that you can get quite competitive with yourself on!#thegrounduppt
  • The Cable Plank Row... AKA a favourite exercise of mine that I’d completely forgotten about until the other day!

    These are a MUCH better oblique exercise to include in your training over side crunches or those standing plate ab crunches I see people doing 👉🏻 literally you’re just going to tear your oblique like a young & naive gym bro Sinead once did🤫

    Why are Cable Plank Rows so good? Because you are able to LOAD up & to perform the movement correctly you HAVE TO BRACE! So no torn obliques are going to happen #phew

    Plus they also incorporate your back & biceps too 💪🏻 (Abs, Back & Bi’s.. what a combo 😍👌🏻) You’ll notice that when I swap sides, my hips begin to tilt. This is a sign of weakness 🙄 we DON’T want to see this happening! Ideally, try keep your hips level the whole time by squeezing literally everything!

    Start by going from your knees, then once you’re hips are stable you can progress onto your toes. The wider your feet are, the easier it will be. If you have your feet narrow; the harder it will be!

    Let me know if you give these a go! They’re one of those challenging but fun exercises that you can get quite competitive with yourself on! #thegrounduppt
  • 34 7 12 hours ago
  • So ready for the weekend 🙌🏼☀️
  • So ready for the weekend 🙌🏼☀️
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💪🏻 TRAINING NOW AVAILABLE 💪🏻
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🥦 It has been quite a long time in the making, but I finally feel comfortable enough to train a handful of you who are looking to go full force as we head into the summer. And lemme tell you, I am AMPED. I am currently providing:
◾1 on 1 Coaching
◾Personalized Vegan Meal Plans
◾Personalized Workout Plans
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🍠 And I will only be training 6 PEOPLE TOTAL at once. This is to insure I can put 150% effort into each individual and don't divide up my efforts too much. If you are trying to:
◾Stay constantly motivated to reach your goals so you can ACTUALLY reach them
◾Build confidence in your external life outside of the gym
◾Know exactly how to bulk or cut depending on your specific body
◾Make fitness a lasting, fun habit
Then let's work together. I only want to train those who are serious about achieving the body they've always wanted.
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🥑 If you're trying to join my exclusive training list, head to seasonedtofu.com/shop now. I am only offering 2 spots per category (1 on 1 Coaching, vegan meal plans, and workout plans). Thank you all for taking part in this journey.
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🎥 YouTube: Cole Hastings
💻 Clothing and Coaching: seasonedtofu.com
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    💪🏻 TRAINING NOW AVAILABLE 💪🏻
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    🥦 It has been quite a long time in the making, but I finally feel comfortable enough to train a handful of you who are looking to go full force as we head into the summer. And lemme tell you, I am AMPED. I am currently providing:
    ◾1 on 1 Coaching
    ◾Personalized Vegan Meal Plans
    ◾Personalized Workout Plans
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    🍠 And I will only be training 6 PEOPLE TOTAL at once. This is to insure I can put 150% effort into each individual and don't divide up my efforts too much. If you are trying to:
    ◾Stay constantly motivated to reach your goals so you can ACTUALLY reach them
    ◾Build confidence in your external life outside of the gym
    ◾Know exactly how to bulk or cut depending on your specific body
    ◾Make fitness a lasting, fun habit
    Then let's work together. I only want to train those who are serious about achieving the body they've always wanted.
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    🥑 If you're trying to join my exclusive training list, head to seasonedtofu.com/shop now. I am only offering 2 spots per category (1 on 1 Coaching, vegan meal plans, and workout plans). Thank you all for taking part in this journey.
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    🎥 YouTube: Cole Hastings
    💻 Clothing and Coaching: seasonedtofu.com
  • 181 14 13 hours ago
  • Friday Night Fever - good music (The Weather Girls😉), water, dumbbels and #juustolagym 💪 After that, some yoga and rehab exercises for my knee.
Me like😀
  • Friday Night Fever - good music (The Weather Girls😉), water, dumbbels and #juustolagym 💪 After that, some yoga and rehab exercises for my knee.
    Me like😀
  • 14 2 13 hours ago
  • It’s nap time for Babe!🐷💤❤️☀️
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To get involved & help with the cost of rescuing and caring for sweet babies like Babe, please click the link above in our bio or use any method below to get involved in our sanctuaries journey 🙏
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💸Venmo:FriendsNotFoodRescue
📧PayPal:ConsciousMuscle@gmail.com.
🐽 #Patreon .com/FNFrescue
🐑 #GoFundMe .com/FNFrescue
✉️Conscious Muscle, PO Box 212462, Royal Palm Beach, FL 33421
  • It’s nap time for Babe!🐷💤❤️☀️
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    To get involved & help with the cost of rescuing and caring for sweet babies like Babe, please click the link above in our bio or use any method below to get involved in our sanctuaries journey 🙏
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    💸Venmo:FriendsNotFoodRescue
    📧PayPal:ConsciousMuscle@gmail.com.
    🐽 #Patreon .com/FNFrescue
    🐑 #GoFundMe .com/FNFrescue
    ✉️Conscious Muscle, PO Box 212462, Royal Palm Beach, FL 33421
  • 515 10 14 hours ago
  • WANT TO BURN FAT???
Just 4 days into my cut and I’ve been getting a lot of questions about what I’m taking during my cut to get the fast results that I am known for.
Obviously proper diet and training are the essential key steps to getting a great physique.
But knowing how to supplement properly can be the difference between getting to your dream body in 8 weeks as opposed to 12 weeks.
Follow @all_gym_great
Are you taking the right supplements to get you efficiently to your goals?
Most people waste money on unnecessary junk or things that are not purposefully geared towards their exact goals.
💥If you are serious, and interested in learning what supplements will help you reach your goals the best and efficiently, send me a DM.
#SupplementsThatWork #FitModel #VeganBodybuilder #VeganFitness #HardcoreVegan
  • WANT TO BURN FAT???
    Just 4 days into my cut and I’ve been getting a lot of questions about what I’m taking during my cut to get the fast results that I am known for.
    Obviously proper diet and training are the essential key steps to getting a great physique.
    But knowing how to supplement properly can be the difference between getting to your dream body in 8 weeks as opposed to 12 weeks.
    Follow @all_gym_great
    Are you taking the right supplements to get you efficiently to your goals?
    Most people waste money on unnecessary junk or things that are not purposefully geared towards their exact goals.
    💥If you are serious, and interested in learning what supplements will help you reach your goals the best and efficiently, send me a DM.
    #SupplementsThatWork #FitModel #VeganBodybuilder #VeganFitness #HardcoreVegan
  • 170 0 16 hours ago
  • Belly rubs for the piggy Petunia!🐷 Because I believe in the essence of #ahimsa 🙏 May All Beings Everywhere Be Happy And Free🌱
  • Belly rubs for the piggy Petunia!🐷 Because I believe in the essence of #ahimsa 🙏 May All Beings Everywhere Be Happy And Free🌱
  • 1,150 22 16 hours ago
  • Post work out bowl and trying out the tempeh from @plantpowerfoods tastes amazing!
  • Post work out bowl and trying out the tempeh from @plantpowerfoods tastes amazing!
  • 33 5 17 hours ago
  • DOWNLOAD YOUR 30 DAY AT HOME BOOTY BUILDING 🍑💪🙌GUIDE HERE👇
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  • 31 3 17 hours ago
  • #FlashbackFriday to November, 22 2014...the Egyptian Theater in the town of DeKalb, IL. The town where my competing began! Some weird energy about me and this town. I went to college there. I also experienced one of the greatest heartbreaks of my life there, and then 20 years later returned to experience a happy high of success 💪👙🏆. ✔️ My first show was a bucket list item at 41. I won masters bikini and received a pro card. Was it premature? Maybe. But it had to be, for that next challenge kept me going down this path or I wouldn't have. My next show was pro and I took second place in masters. Little did I know I was really training for the most special show, my third show... The world's first all vegan bodybuilding show! I took first in my class again 💪. Such proud moments for this vegan. Let's talk about open class. My first show I did not place. My second show I placed 5th and my third show I placed 4th. It would be a dream to place top 3 in the open class against all the ages (mostly half my age) and I'll be back in this crazy little town of DeKalb on April 13th to feel and see just how far I've come! After all, I didn't come this far to stop now. I'm all signed up!
PS. The reason I'm able to compete again in masters OCB as well as open class is because they now offer a different pro card. Their own! So that's exciting ☺️. See you soon Dekalb!!!
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  • #FlashbackFriday to November, 22 2014...the Egyptian Theater in the town of DeKalb, IL. The town where my competing began! Some weird energy about me and this town. I went to college there. I also experienced one of the greatest heartbreaks of my life there, and then 20 years later returned to experience a happy high of success 💪👙🏆. ✔️ My first show was a bucket list item at 41. I won masters bikini and received a pro card. Was it premature? Maybe. But it had to be, for that next challenge kept me going down this path or I wouldn't have. My next show was pro and I took second place in masters. Little did I know I was really training for the most special show, my third show... The world's first all vegan bodybuilding show! I took first in my class again 💪. Such proud moments for this vegan. Let's talk about open class. My first show I did not place. My second show I placed 5th and my third show I placed 4th. It would be a dream to place top 3 in the open class against all the ages (mostly half my age) and I'll be back in this crazy little town of DeKalb on April 13th to feel and see just how far I've come! After all, I didn't come this far to stop now. I'm all signed up!
    PS. The reason I'm able to compete again in masters OCB as well as open class is because they now offer a different pro card. Their own! So that's exciting ☺️. See you soon Dekalb!!!
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  • Meet our new small furry child, who will never ask me to buy him Legos or an iPad 🙌🏼 His name is Rex (Tyrannosaurus). He enjoys untying my shoelaces, and we’re looking forward to lots of steady state cardio together🚶🏻‍♀️🐕 #momsbestfriend
  • Meet our new small furry child, who will never ask me to buy him Legos or an iPad 🙌🏼 His name is Rex (Tyrannosaurus). He enjoys untying my shoelaces, and we’re looking forward to lots of steady state cardio together🚶🏻‍♀️🐕 #momsbestfriend
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  • Order your copy of "The Keto Vegan" 🥦🔥🙌 A complete guide to following the keto diet as a vegan! -Grocery list-Comprehensive breakdown of keto , vegan and keto vegan philosophies-Sample keto, vegan, and keto vegan meal plans.. Paperback and kindle versions available only on Amazon 👇
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🔥 The principles of fat loss🔥
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Follow @dancudes !
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One of the key factors that I speak about when it comes to fat loss is living a lifestyle, not a fad. When you treat everything as a lifestyle, you begin to develop habits that unconsciously make losing fat so easy. On the other hand, when you follow a fad, you generally are going to fall off the wagon quite quickly and get right back where you originally started if not at a worse place. When I say living a lifestyle, I mean developing the foundations of nutrition which is whole food without overeating, as simple as that is yet few understand. Once you have that, then we can talk about the other things involved. So, in terms of fat loss, you need to first have the foundation of eating whole foods and putting yourself in a caloric deficit through exertion. To lose body fat, being in a caloric deficit is important, but not as important as how you get there. We want  it through exertion not food restriction. This means eating what your body needs in whole foods, then burning off extra calories through exerting more energy. That can be an extra walk, extra cardio work in the gym post strength training, etc. Once you have that, the next most important thing is strength training to build lean muscle mass. The more you have, the easier it is to lean out whilst getting stronger and more shapely. Then we can talk about sleep which some may even argue to be more important than strength training and honestly I wouldn't disagree all that much. Then we can get to the nitty gritty like protein intake, nutrient timing and even meal composition. You got to have the foundation before we get to the other players involved. Do you agree with this pyramid? Let me know in the comments below.

#oldandwashedup 🌱
#workout #protein #veganprotein #vegangains #vegans #veganism #veganbodybuilder #vegantransformation #veganworkout #postworkout #mealplans #foodprep #mealprep #buildingmuscle #muscle #veganstrong #plantbased
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    ・・・
    🔥 The principles of fat loss🔥
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    Follow @dancudes !
    -
    One of the key factors that I speak about when it comes to fat loss is living a lifestyle, not a fad. When you treat everything as a lifestyle, you begin to develop habits that unconsciously make losing fat so easy. On the other hand, when you follow a fad, you generally are going to fall off the wagon quite quickly and get right back where you originally started if not at a worse place. When I say living a lifestyle, I mean developing the foundations of nutrition which is whole food without overeating, as simple as that is yet few understand. Once you have that, then we can talk about the other things involved. So, in terms of fat loss, you need to first have the foundation of eating whole foods and putting yourself in a caloric deficit through exertion. To lose body fat, being in a caloric deficit is important, but not as important as how you get there. We want it through exertion not food restriction. This means eating what your body needs in whole foods, then burning off extra calories through exerting more energy. That can be an extra walk, extra cardio work in the gym post strength training, etc. Once you have that, the next most important thing is strength training to build lean muscle mass. The more you have, the easier it is to lean out whilst getting stronger and more shapely. Then we can talk about sleep which some may even argue to be more important than strength training and honestly I wouldn't disagree all that much. Then we can get to the nitty gritty like protein intake, nutrient timing and even meal composition. You got to have the foundation before we get to the other players involved. Do you agree with this pyramid? Let me know in the comments below.

    #oldandwashedup 🌱
    #workout #protein #veganprotein #vegangains #vegans #veganism #veganbodybuilder #vegantransformation #veganworkout #postworkout #mealplans #foodprep #mealprep #buildingmuscle #muscle #veganstrong #plantbased
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