Nimai Delgado is a vegan professional bodybuilder, mechanical engineer, lifestyle coach, and motivational speaker. He’s been featured on the cover of Muscle and Fitness magazine as well as James Cameron’s upcoming documentary The Game Changers. In this podcast, Nimai aims to bring a modern, more conscious perspective to health and fitness by sharing inspirational stories and knowledge from the younger generation of vegans who are on a mission to make a difference. We are, Generation V.
If you want to win, you need to lose first. Today, Olympic silver medalist Dotsie Bausch joins Nimai to tell her story and talk about her vegan diet. Hear how she went from struggling with anorexia to being a vegan cyclist at peak Olympic performance. Dotsie’s testimony will inspire you to see suffering from a different perspective. Start seeing how your struggle can push you towards success and how vegan diets help you achieve that success.
What you eat changes everything, even your diabetes! Robby Barbaro and Cyrus Khambatta join Nimai to talk all things diabetes and nutrition. As the creators of the Mastering Diabetes Program, they want to help everyone to take control of their type 1, type 1.5, type 2, or pre-diabetes. Robby and Cyrus can point you to the diet that will help you win against diabetes. Listen to today's episode to dig into the science of diabetes and how it applies to your life now.
The world wants to make you eat meat. You don’t have to listen! Dr. Bassem Youssef is here to tell you why! Bassem is a former surgeon and political satire comedian who turned vegan, and he wants you to know how to challenge the status quo. Listen to find out how Bassem spreads the vegan message despite criticism and how you can do the same.
Another benefit of going vegan: You don’t support animal suffering. In today’s episode, Damien Mander joins Nimai as an activist against poaching and animal suffering. Inspired by his tragic experiences, Damien founded the International Anti-Poaching Foundation. Hear how he fights against animal suffering and provides alternatives for African communities. Take some notes on why plant-based diets support his mission and how you can get involved today!
Let’s change what “manliness” means. Previous generations have made being a man all about strength and aggression. Well, today Nimai invites Jon Venus and Derek Simnett on to talk about what manliness is. As vegan fitness YouTube stars, these men want to tell you how to take masculinity in a different direction. Listen now to hear how you can mix strength and compassion as central parts of your manhood.
Today’s episode covers everything from art to fitness. Listen in as Rob Bailey joins Nimai to talk about FLAG NOR FAIL his journey with wife Dana, and his journey as a vegan. Hear how the creative side of Rob influenced his decisions and even his training. Listen in to find out the benefits of veganism and the power of being your own person.
Today on Generation V, Nimai interviews Kendrick Farris. Kendrick started lifting at 12 years old and in less than 10 years, he won back-to-back national titles and qualified for his first Olympic team. He broke the US record in 2016 for lifting a combined weight of 831 lbs while on a plant-based diet. Listen as Kendrick shares how his second child affected his view on nutrition and deciding to go vegan.
From orphanages to Rastafarians, and kidnapping to Hare Krishna this podcast episode talks about it all. Today on Generation V Nimai is joined by John Joseph. John is a musician, author, and triathlete from New York City, most famous for his work as the lead singer of the Cro-Mags in the 1980s. Tune in as he shares his story and his unique approach to spreading the vegan message.
On today’s podcast episode Nimai interviews Fiona Oakes, a British marathon runner, who holds four world records for marathon running. She has been a vegan since the age of 6 and an animal lover all her life. She has used marathon running as a means to spread the vegan message across the world. Tune in to hear her fascinating story.
The legendary Robert Cheeke joins Nimai on the podcast today. Robert dives deep into his past and shares the triumphant story of a farm boy gone vegan. Together Robert and Nimai detail the struggles of being a vegan athlete and how to spread the message of veganism. Plus they address the “unspoken rules” of veganism. You don’t want to miss this episode.
As veganism is on the rise we see more stars and aspiring athletes arriving on the scene. On this episode of Generation V Nimai sits down with the CrossFit 2018 Fittest Man in the Netherlands, Jeremy Reijnders. Jeremy shares how and why he decided to go vegan, plus he gives tips on how to start the vegan lifestyle. Tune in to this episode to find out how this elite athlete uses the vegan diet to give him that competitive edge.
In this episode Nimai Delgado interviews vegan strongman Patrik Baboumian; Germany’s strongest man. Hear the inspirations behind his journey to becoming a vegan and all of the stereotypes he helped change. From dealing with your social circle when going vegan to the addictive nature of dairy products; it’s all in this episode of Generation V.
Simon Hill, author, and physiotherapist set out to share with everyone, no matter the gender, size, or purpose, the beauty in healthy food to gain optimum health and improve quality of life. On today’s episode, Simon and Nimai discuss the value of choosing foods that are truly healthy. Although, changing your diet requires a little learning, don’t worry—Simon also explains how to select sources that you can truly trust.
Dr. Mauricio Gonzalez saw a need in the medical community and filled it with knowledge and clear, concise direction. As the founder of Latin America’s first plant-based medical immersion program, Dr. Gonzalez breaks down complex medical research into small, manageable pieces. Topics include calorie intake, metabolic diseases, vaccines, building muscle, supplements and more. This episode will give you the power to change your life, by changing your diet and therefore impacting your health.
Depressed, stressed and suicidal Dr. Angie Sadeghi made the one decision that healed her from the inside out. This pivotal transformation was a springboard for her quick transition to becoming vegan. Now a gastroenterologist, her passion for non-chemical, quality care is interwoven in the care she provides to her patients. Join this episode, for a look into the food you eat, how it affects your body, diet fads and more with a gastrointestinal lens.
Torre Washington, IFBB Pro, and founder of Primer & Nourish, a guide to bodybuilding and vegan nutrition, stops by to share his journey with Nimai and listeners. Raised vegetarian, vegan since 1998, Torre provides simple, practical ways to transition to a vegan diet. Coming from a background where he did not always feel free enough to be authentic, he inspires others to show their true selves while helping others along the way. Listen in to move one step closer to being that healthy you, you have envisioned you will be.
Dr. Joel Kahn, one of the world’s top cardiologist, best-selling author, and restaurateur shed light on the preventative and anti-aging health benefits of a plant-based diet. Dr. Kahn and Nimai discuss fact-based studies, truths about diet fads, supplements and various foods that bring it all back to the need for plant-based nutrition. Today’s episode provides clarity and will help resolve some unanswered questions that cause many to hold off on committing to a plant-based vegan diet.
Today's episode with Nimai features Mischa Janiec, professional bodybuilder, and co-founder of ProFuel. Mischa provides practical tips to transition to a vegan diet fueled by his personal experience. Tune in because, even if you think you have failed countless times before, Mischa provides helpful tips to try again.
Clean eating does not mean expensive eating, it's more like attainable eating because you can tailor it specifically to you, says Derek Simnett, CNP, nutritionist, and CEO. Today Derek provides a holistic nutritionist's point of view on veganism. Tune in to learn the reasons behind food choices, supplementing your diet and even calisthenic workouts. Kickstart your healthy journey with food today.
If you’re stuck, feeling like you can’t get out. Paul De Gelder’s story is sure to pull you out. From facing many struggles while growing up to surviving a near-death shark attack, there’s no question why Improvise—Adapt—Overcome, are three drivers that have stuck with Paul. Tune in to this transparent interview where Paul candidly shares how life’s experiences turned him upside down and brought him to living and eating clean.
Ever heard the phrase you are what you eat? Listen to Nimai Delgado as he sits down with Dr. Hamed Kamali, for a discussion of the benefits of a vegan diet, the science behind the impact food has on long-term health, and what has driven him to make the conscious choice to share with others how vegan eating impacts their health and could lead to a longer, healthier life.
This is the podcast episode you have been waiting for. Nimai sits down with a vegan bodybuilder, Jon Venus. Discover the story behind Jon’s journey to veganism. Listen in as Nimai and Jon share their passion for animals. Plus, get great tips on protein intake, staple foods, supplements and of course how to maximize your gains.
This week on the Generation V Podcast, Nimai sits down with actress, vegan activist and cat lover, Evanna Lynch. They dive deep into Evanna’s childhood eating disorders and also discuss how to tap into your inner self-confidence. Plus, find out how Evanna got her role on Harry Potter.
On this episode of Generation V, Nimai sits down with Chef Derek Sarno, co-author of the Wicked Healthy Cookbook and plant-based director at Tesco. Chef Derek shares some of the darkest moments of his life and how he learned compassion from all of his pain. He also discusses his role (and personal mission) as the plant-based director for the 3rd largest retailer in the world, Tesco. Make sure to tune in, you don't want to miss this episode.
On this episode of Generation V, Nimai sits down with Fraser Bayley from Evolving Alpha. Fraser shares his amazing transformation from butcher to vegan. He also discusses his struggles with mental illnesses, drug and alcohol addictions, depression and an attempt at suicide. Make sure to tune in, you don't want to miss this episode.
On this episode of Generation V, Nimai interviews vegan booty builder and trainer, Bianca Taylor (Nimai’s girlfriend). They go into depth on Bianca’s battles with body image issues and eating disorders. Plus, tune in to hear all about the one experience that made Bianca turn vegan.
On this episode of Generation V, Nimai sits down with the CEO of Bad Ass Vegan and Live Vegan Smart, John Lewis AKA “The Bad Ass Vegan”. They go into depth on John’s childhood and his advocacy for better foods for low-income communities. Also, tune in to hear all about the current documentary John is creating.
On this episode of Generation V, Nimai sits down with Yovana Mendoza aka Rawvana. They go into depth on how going vegan has transformed their lives, not just their diet. Listen in to hear how Yovana became vegan and started her business.