Robert grew up on a farm in Corvallis, Oregon, where he adopted a vegan lifestyle in 1995 at age fifteen, weighing just 120 pounds. Today, he is the author of the books Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness, Shred It!, Plant-Based Muscle, and The New York Times bestseller — The Plant-Based Athlete. He is often referred to as the “Godfather of Vegan Bodybuilding,” growing the industry from infancy in 2002 to where it is today.
As a two-time natural bodybuilding champion, Robert is considered one of VegNews magazine’s most influential vegan athletes. He tours around the world sharing his story of transformation from a skinny farm kid to champion vegan bodybuilder. Robert is the founder and president of Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness and maintains the popular website, VeganBodybuilding.com. He is a regular contributor to Vegan Fitness, No Meat Athlete, Forks Over Knives, and Vegan Strong.
Robert is a multi-sport athlete and entrepreneur. He has followed a plant-based diet for more than twenty-six years. He lives in Colorado with his wife and two rescued Chihuahuas.
March 2023 Cruise Classes:
Exercises you can do anywhere, anytime to maintain high levels of health and fitness. Join champion vegan bodybuilder Robert Cheeke and learn how to complete total body exercises for a full-body workout without any special equipment. Learn fitness, diet, and nutrition tips from the New York Times bestselling co-author of The Plant-Based Athlete, and get your questions answered after a fun workout. Proper exercise shoes and clothing attire required. Exercises will be at varying levels of intensity, based on each individual’s interest and experience.
Building Your Body on a Plant-Based Diet
Learn from New York Times bestselling co-author of The Plant-Based Athlete, Robert Cheeke, as he explains how to build your body with plants. Learn which foods are the best for building muscle, providing energy, fighting off inflammation, increasing circulation, and repairing muscle tissue after exercise. Join Robert to find out how the world’s best plant-based athletes fuel their success, and how their strategies can help you too. As a plant-based athlete for nearly thirty years, Robert walks his talk and shares his own formula for success, fueled by plants.
Powered by Plants With Vegan Athletes Robert Cheeke, Giacomo Marchese, Dani Taylor, and “Fitness Over Fifty” trainer Larry Krug
Do you have questions about the nutrition athletes need to fuel their bodies on a plant-based diet? Concerned with getting the right types of carbohydrates to power through your weekend warrior lifestyle, or wonder how much protein you should eat after a tough workout? Learn from athletes who have achieved success in their sports, powered by a pure, plant-based diet. From endurance sports like running, to weight training and bodybuilding, these four vegan athletes will help you fuel your athletic endeavors for optimal performance.