Episode 19: Robert Cheeke

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.

“Be happy, healthy and fit...people will draw to you like a magnet.”
— Robert Cheeke


  • 3:00 Robert’s childhood - Growing up on a farm
  • 7:40 Dealing with an unsupportive inner circle
  • 15:11 Addressing the unspoken rules of veganism
  • 23:55 Robert’s bodybuilding career
  • 28:25 Nimai and Robert talk goal setting
  • 36:17 Doubling down on your strengths
  • 1:02:00 Robert’s results from his low protein diet challenge
  • 1:08:00 A dark time in Robert’s life- Recovering after an injury

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