show episodes
 
We’re on a mission to help 1,000,000 vegans get into the best shape of their lives because we believe that the more healthy, fit vegans there are in the world, the faster veganism will spread. Let’s work together to inspire change, spread compassion, and challenge the status quo.
  continue reading
 
Loading …
show series
 
In part two of this two-part series, Leif and Daphne continue discussing their top vegan health & fitness tips. Register for Menopause Mastery: https://www.vegansuperheroacademy.com/menopause-mastery CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're on a mission to help 1,000,000 vegans get into the best sha…
  continue reading
 
In part one of this two-part series, Leif and Daphne discuss their top vegan health & fitness tips. Register for Menopause Mastery: https://www.vegansuperheroacademy.com/menopause-mastery CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're on a mission to help 1,000,000 vegans get into the best shape of their …
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif and Daphne dive into the science behind antinutrients - Lectins, Phytates, and Oxalates. Are antinutrients as scary as some people would lead you to believe, or is there a safe way to consume them? Register for Menopause Mastery: https://www.vegansuperheroacademy.com/menopause-mastery CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instag…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif and Daphne review Daphne's STRUGGLE acronym. They discuss struggles they have overcome in life and fitness, and how you can use adversity as an impetus for growth. Register for Menopause Mastery: https://www.vegansuperheroacademy.com/menopause-mastery CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VE…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif and Daphne are inspired by one of their favorite books, Atomic Habits by James Clear, as they discuss 9 easy ways to make your habits stick. Register for Menopause Mastery: https://www.vegansuperheroacademy.com/menopause-mastery CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're on a mis…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif and Daphne look at essential nutrients to obtain on a plant-based diet. They discuss how much of these nutrients you should consume daily, along with plant-based foods that are high in these nutrients. Register for Menopause Mastery: https://www.vegansuperheroacademy.com/menopause-mastery CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website In…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif and Daphne discuss wearables for tracking fitness. They review when a wearable is valuable and not, how to optimize your wearable information, and how to determine which one is best for you. Register for Menopause Mastery: https://www.vegansuperheroacademy.com/menopause-mastery CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Fac…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif and Daphne discuss the importance of mental wins in your health & fitness journey. They review how to build a growth mindset, embrace failures as learning opportunities, focus on the journey, and show up every day. Register for Menopause Mastery: https://www.vegansuperheroacademy.com/menopause-mastery CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GY…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif and Daphne discuss the importance of protein at all life stages and provide 7 tips to increase your protein intake on a plant-based diet. Register for Menopause Mastery: https://www.vegansuperheroacademy.com/menopause-mastery CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're on a missio…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif sits down with Dr. Daphne Bascom, and together, they review the results of Leif's recent blood test. They discuss Leif's blood panel, vitamin & nutrient levels, and hormone levels. Link to Leif's Blood Test Results: www.thevegangym.com/data CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We…
  continue reading
 
In this special episode, Daphne sits down with Janine Arnesen-Nolt, mom of Leif and Anders. They discuss Janine's journey to veganism, healthy aging, building confidence and strength, and finding self-love. Register for Menopause Mastery: https://www.vegansuperheroacademy.com/menopause-mastery CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook …
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif and Daphne discuss how to navigate the all-or-nothing thinking that comes with perfectionism and how to embrace failure as part of building a growth mindset. Register for Menopause Mastery: https://www.vegansuperheroacademy.com/menopause-mastery CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GY…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif and Daphne review the times when they have employed consistency and perseverance and discuss how you can practice these concepts in life and the gym. Register for Menopause Mastery: https://www.vegansuperheroacademy.com/menopause-mastery CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif and Daphne discuss the benefits of prioritizing sleep and provide valuable tips on improving your sleep quality and duration. References Dr. Matthew Walker: https://www.sleepdiplomat.com/ Register for Menopause Mastery: https://www.vegansuperheroacademy.com/menopause-mastery CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebo…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif and Daphne discuss what a struggle bus is, their own experiences on the struggle bus, and the importance of having the right passengers on your struggle bus. Register for Menopause Mastery: https://www.vegansuperheroacademy.com/menopause-mastery CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GY…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif and Daphne discuss what a core value is, the importance of personal and professional core values, and The Vegan Gym's five new core values. Register for Menopause Mastery: https://www.vegansuperheroacademy.com/menopause-mastery CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're on a miss…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, join Leif and his new co-host Dr. Daphne Bascom as they recap The Vegan Gym's accomplishments in 2023, and discuss goals for 2024 and beyond. Register for Menopause Mastery: https://www.vegansuperheroacademy.com/menopause-mastery CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're on a mission…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif sits down with Coach Daphne Bascom, PhD. They discuss Daphne's history as a surgeon and bodybuilder, Daphne's fitness bucket list, and inspiring your community. Register for Menopause Mastery: https://www.vegansuperheroacademy.com/menopause-mastery CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN…
  continue reading
 
What if menopause could be the start of your best years yet? In this interview, Dr. Daphne Bascom offers practical takeaways for how to thrive through menopause and beyond by focusing on a plant-based diet and simple lifestyle changes. Register for Menopause Mastery: https://www.vegansuperheroacademy.com/menopause-mastery CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM…
  continue reading
 
In this interview, Dr. Michael Greger shares his most shocking discoveries from his latest book, How Not to Age. CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're on a mission to help 1,000,000 vegans get into the best shape of their lives because we believe that the more healthy, fit vegans there are in the…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, guest host Jake sits down with Coach Simeon as they talk about Simeon's fitness journey and the roles both discipline and motivation have played in his success. CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're on a mission to help 1,000,000 vegans get into the best shape of their lives beca…
  continue reading
 
T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., has been dedicated to the science of human health for more than 60 years. His primary focus is on the association between diet and disease, particularly cancer. Although largely known for the China Study - one of the most comprehensive studies of health and nutrition ever conducted, and recognized by The New York Times as …
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif sits down with Jake as they talk about the role that community has in their fitness, and how to build your own fitness tribe. CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're on a mission to help 1,000,000 vegans get into the best shape of their lives because we believe that the more h…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif sits down with Coach Andrew as they talk about Andrew's fitness journey and his tips for living a sustainable, fit, vegan lifestyle. CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're on a mission to help 1,000,000 vegans get into the best shape of their lives because we believe that the…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif sits down with Coach Marc as they talk about Marc's journey from being an overweight meat-eater to losing 100 pounds and becoming a vegan fitness coach. CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're on a mission to help 1,000,000 vegans get into the best shape of their lives because…
  continue reading
 
Neal Barnard, MD, FACC, is an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, and President of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. As president of the Physicians Committee, Dr. Barnard leads programs advocating for preventive medicine, good nutrition, and higher ethical standard…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif sits down with Jake as they discuss stepping into fear to get where you want to be. CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're on a mission to help 1,000,000 vegans get into the best shape of their lives because we believe that the more healthy, fit vegans there are in the world,…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif sits down with Coach Emma as they discuss hormones, body image, and self-worth. Content Warning: This episode contains a discussion of eating disorders, negative body image, and suicidal thoughts. CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're on a mission to help 1,000,000 vegans ge…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, Leif sits down with Coach Michael and they discuss 8 tips for nutritional success when converting to a plant-based diet. CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're on a mission to help 1,000,000 vegans get into the best shape of their lives because we believe that the more healthy, fi…
  continue reading
 
In addition to being our co-founder and CEO, Paul Shapiro is the author of the national bestseller, Clean Meat: How Growing Meat Without Animals Will Revolutionize Dinner and the World, and the host of the Business For Good Podcast. A four-time TEDx speaker, he has twenty years of experience as a nonprofit executive and has published more than a hu…
  continue reading
 
Consistency exists between 0 and 100. In this episode, Leif and Anders discuss breaking out of the all-or-nothing mindset and have 6 tips for cultivating long-term habits. CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're on a mission to help 1,000,000 vegans get into the best shape of their lives because we…
  continue reading
 
You asked, and we answered! In part three of our three-part Q&A series, we continued answering some of our client's questions about vegan nutrition, fitness, and running our business. CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're on a mission to help 1,000,000 vegans get into the best shape of their live…
  continue reading
 
Toni Okamoto is the founder of Plant-Based on a Budget, the popular website and meal plan that shows you how to save dough by eating veggies. She’s also the author of the Plant-Based on a Budget cookbook, The Super Easy Vegan Slow Cooker Cookbook, and the co-host of The Plant-Powered People Podcast. In this episode, we talk to Toni about her entrep…
  continue reading
 
Whether you're 25 or 85, whether you have to lose 20 lb or 200 lb, it's never too late to start making positive changes. In this episode, Leif and Jake break down how to show up in the face of adversity and start changing your life TODAY. CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're on a mission to help…
  continue reading
 
Every year people set New Year's Resolutions with good intentions.... Every year most people don't stick with those resolutions. It's a vicious cycle that can be very discouraging when it comes to achieving your goals. In this episode we break down 7 practical tips you can use to make 2023 the LAST time you set New Year's Resolutions and finally ac…
  continue reading
 
You asked, and we answered! Last week, we asked our clients to send us their pressing questions. In part two of our two-part Q&A series, we continued answering some of these questions about vegan nutrition, fitness, and running our business. CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're on a mission to h…
  continue reading
 
You asked, and we answered! Last week, we asked our clients to send us their pressing questions. In part one of our two-part Q&A series, we sat down and began answering some of these questions about vegan nutrition, fitness, and running our business. CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook YouTube NEW TO THE VEGAN GYM? We're on a mis…
  continue reading
 
Everybody goes through crazy times and big changes in life, but when it comes to consistency in your health and fitness, it always comes back to setting the right intentions and making the right choices. In this episode we talk about our big move, staying consistent in the midst of chaos, using dream identities as a powerful tool, and home vs. comm…
  continue reading
 
The holidays are here, and unfortunately that means many people will fall short of their health and fitness goals over the next few months. However, you CAN enjoy the holidays and still AVOID losing progress at the same time. All it requires is a plan, the right mindset, and a few other tips & tricks that we talk about in this episode. CONNECT WITH…
  continue reading
 
When you sit down to eat a meal, are you truly aware of why you are eating? Are you bored, stressed, or hungry? Are you eating too much, or maybe even too little? Do you appreciate your food as fuel and slow down to savor each meal? Many of us are at fault for not eating mindfully, and in this episode we sit down with Coach Mark from our Vegan Supe…
  continue reading
 
Motivation is something many people believe is necessary to reach their goals, but what happens if you are lacking motivation? What can you do to make sure you continue to do what's necessary to be successful? In this episode we sit down with coach Sarah from our Vegan Super Hero Academy and discuss motivation vs. discipline, finding your why, and …
  continue reading
 
A lot of people say they don't have time for their health and fitness.... but is it actually a lack of time, or a lack of priority? In this episode we dive into how to prioritize time for your health and fitness and give practical tips for achieving your goals even if you have a busy schedule. CONNECT WITH THE VEGAN GYM: Website Instagram Facebook …
  continue reading
 
Fitness is hard, and there is a tendency to look at hard things in life and wonder "Is this worth it"? Is all of the sacrifice worth it? Is all of the pain worth it? Is getting up early in the morning to get to the gym, eat right, and do whatever it takes to accomplish your goals worth it? In this episode we're going to share our top 3 reasons why …
  continue reading
 
How do you travel as a vegan to stay on track with your health and fitness goals? It's easy to just completely disregard your meal plan and workouts when traveling, but this often leads to regret and a big set back. On the other end, you don't want to be so focused on being perfect that you don't enjoy your time away. In this episode we talk about …
  continue reading
 
Often times when it comes to health and fitness you hear things like "Calories in vs. calories out". But what does that really mean? Can you lose weight eating junk food? Can you gain weight eating "clean" food? In this episode, I break down and answer the question "Are all calories created equal?" when it comes to your health and fitness goals. Su…
  continue reading
 
How many people do you have in your corner that love and care about you? How many of these people truly push you and tell you hard truths to help you grow? Chances are that number is slim to none, but in order to truly achieve our goals, it's critical to have people in our corner who push us and tell us when we aren't living up to our potential. In…
  continue reading
 
What you do in one area of your life is typically a representation of what you do in every area of your life. So are your standards aligned for the life you want to have and the person you want to be? Having big goals is great, but if you don’t set up solid standards aligned with your goals, you will still fall short. In this episode we talk about …
  continue reading
 
With so much information online and new fad diets popping up every month, it's easy to think that results should come quick... however most people miss the mark on what it really takes to achieve long term results, TIME. In this episode we break down why failing, learning lessons, and consistency over time is actually what cultivates your ultimate …
  continue reading
 
Rip Esselstyn is a man of many talents and interests. He’s been known as a professional triathlete, firefighter, best-selling author, entrepreneur, whole-food plant-based advocate, world record-holding swimmer, loving husband and father, and many other things. In this episode, we talked about the future of veganism, the optimal diet for health, his…
  continue reading
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide