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#1 Old 08-10-2010, 05:11 PM
 
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I am new to being a vegetarian and am an avid weight lifter. If there are any weight lifters on the board, do you find it hard to get enough protein in your diet?

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#2 Old 08-10-2010, 05:17 PM
 
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Nah no problems, or rather, I have yet to notice anything.

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#3 Old 08-10-2010, 05:24 PM
 
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#4 Old 08-10-2010, 06:58 PM
 
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There are a lot of incredible athletes who are vegetarian and even vegan. Protein isn't a problem if you understand nutrition. Do some internet searches on vegetarian athlete or bodybuilder, and on the vegetarian food pyramid to get a start.

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#5 Old 08-10-2010, 09:25 PM
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I Powerlift and Olympic Lift, I don't have any problems with protein, nor loss of strength.

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#6 Old 08-11-2010, 04:31 PM
 
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Nuts, hemp, and beans are some excellent sources of protein.
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#7 Old 08-12-2010, 06:12 AM
 
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I want to get into Weight Lifting and have recently become a vegetarian. Is Whey protein okay for veggies? Also qourn seems to be fairly high in protein?
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#8 Old 08-12-2010, 08:19 AM
 
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Whey comes from cows. It's OK for veggies (technically lacto ovo vegetarians) but not for vegans. You can get all the nutrients in whey in a vegan diet too though.
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