11 Vegan Bodybuilders on Instagram You Should Follow Immediately

If you’re a vegan and you’re looking for inspiration in your bodybuilding game, then we have good news for you. We’ve got 12 vegan bodybuilders on Instagram that you should follow immediately. 

These folks have read their bodybuilding books, done their strength training, sorted their mental game and are now in peak condition. 

We defy anyone to say that you can’t eat plants and look and feel amazing. These 12 vegan bodybuilders are living proof that you absolutely can!

Frank Medrano

With nearly 2 million followers, one thing that you can be certain of is that Frank Medrano is a vegan bodybuilder that is crushing it.

However, it’s worth noting that he started out as a meat eater and then transitioned to vegan at a later date – he says it was hard at first but has been completely worth it. 

Patrik Baboumain

If you think that strength is a worry for vegans, then Patrik Baboumain is the guy to teach you otherwise he is considered to be the “strong man of Germany”.
 
He is a star of the IFSA/MLO Strongman tournament and holds two world lifting records, including one in the heavyweight class. 

Dominick Thompson

Dominick Thompson’s a vegan activist as well as an Ironman triathlete and he believes that he has become nothing but stronger thanks to his diet.

He quit meat in prison and has said that over the last 15 years he’s just become stronger and stronger for it, there’s no turning back for him. 

John Venus

He’s not just hugely popular on Instagram but Jon Venus is also something of a major YouTube star and he can teach you how to lift 5 times your body weight!
Yes, he’s a vegan bodybuilder who doesn’t just practice what he preaches but he teaches others to follow in his footsteps too. 

Jordan David

You know that Jordan David’s vegan and proud because he loves to tag his Instagram posts with #VeganAF – a real shoutout to his principles.
 
He’s a relative newcomer to the vegan scene but he says that now he’s been shown a better way, he’ll never go back to meat. 

Massimo Brunaccioni

Yes. We hid the World Champion Natural Bodybuilder in the middle of the list.

Yes, vegans can win world championships in bodybuilding.

And that vegan is Massimo Brunaccioni and he says his mother’s vegetarianism inspired him to lead a more plant-based life and from there it was easy to adopt veganism as a lifestyle. 

Rafael Pinto

He’s young and that makes him relatively new to bodybuilding as a whole but Rafael Pinto loves his diet and he’s determined to make it big in this world.

He says his diet is never boring and he loves to lay out his food so that it looks as amazing as it tastes. 

Torre Washington

With nearly 20 years of veganism under his belt – Torre Washington (The Vegan Dread to his fans) says there’s absolutely no difference in bodybuilding between vegans and those who eat meat.

In fact, he believes that there may be biological advantages granted by a plant based diet that help his muscles recover faster and work harder. 

Korrin Sutton

You can’t touch on Torre Washington without mentioning Korin Sutton who decided to become a bodybuilder because he was so inspired by Torre.

He says that veganism is vital to his success as a bodybuilder but we don’t know if he was vegan back in his military days too. 

Max Seabrook

Also known as “Max Vegan Muscle”, Max Seabrook may not have the largest following on Instagram but he is seriously ripped and thus qualifies ably for our list. 
When he;s not working out – he’s a full-time med student, so we’re fairly certain that he knows what’s good for his body. 

Berto Calkins

Berto Calkins, formerly the “Tatted Vegan”, is a major vegan advocate and is committed to the lifestyle and he hopes to motivate others to do the same.

His Instagram is packed full of helpful tips to set you on the right path in your vegan journey. 

Final Thoughts On Vegan Bodybuilders & Instagram

You don’t have to be a vegan to be a bodybuilder, obviously, but you can be a vegan and be a bodybuilder.

Sure, there are challenges to doing this – particularly when it comes to getting enough protein in your diet but if you persevere, you can succeed.

Each of our 12 vegan bodybuilders on Instagram that you should follow immediately is evidence that it’s possible and it’s not a compromise on looking and feeling great to be vegan. 

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