Many individuals assume constructing muscle as a vegan is an uphill battle, if not an unwinnable one. 

When you perceive how a lot protein you’ll want to construct muscle, and the way a lot is in animal meals and the way little in plant meals, it’s pure to marvel when you can construct any muscle to talk of following a vegan food regimen.

Nicely, you possibly can, although it’s tougher than it’s for omnivores. 

The reality is you completely can construct muscle consuming nothing however vegan protein sources—you simply need to be extra cautious about what meals you eat. 

Let’s kick off this dialogue by taking a look at why it’s often tougher for vegans to construct muscle than omnivores (and what to do about it!). 

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Timestamps:

3:54 – Why ought to I care about my protein consumption whereas I’m reducing? 

7:58 – How a lot protein ought to I be consuming after I’m reducing? 

9:07 – How does protein powder slot in? 

22:29 – How a lot protein powder is an excessive amount of? 

24:11 – What’s the greatest protein powder for weight reduction? 

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