The Grand Opening was a Success!

Grand Opening Group Photo

Hey guys, thank you so much for such a wonderful turnout for the Grand Opening of PlantFit Strength & Conditioning and FitQuick Cafe on January 17th, 2015. We had a great turnout! Holly and I couldn’t be more thankful for such a wonderful and supportive community. So for this event, we held a raffle fundraiser for Animal Place, and we sold 152 tickets and raised $400! So rad! It is so cool knowing we get to help animals in need just by doing what we love. This business could not exist if it wasn’t for the community of ethically minded individuals who want to feel great in their own skin. Thank you for everything you do in creating a more compassionate world for all.

-Ed Bauer

plantfitstrength@gmail.com


PlantFit Grand Opening, January 17th in Oakland, CA

The date is finally set! Saturday, January 17, 2015 is the official opening of PlantFit Strength and Conditioning as well as FitQuick Performance Cafe in Oakland, California. There is an optional workout starting at 11am. 12pm will be the beginning of the event which will feature Timeless Coffee, Samplings of Protein Donuts from FitQuick Cafe, and a Presentation from Keegan Kuhn, award winning co-director of the groundbreaking documentary Cowspiracy. We are also holding a fundraiser raffle with all the proceeds going to Animal Place, a sanctuary for farm animals in Grass Valley, California. We have raffle prizes donated by VeganBodyBuilding.com, Cinnaholic, Republic of V, Mucky Pup Pet Grooming, VeganProteins.com, and Vega. Naturally, FitQuick Protein Waffles, and PlantFit Memberships will be offered as well! You can RSVP for the event at https://www.facebook.com/events/649075795204225/ RSVP is encouraged, but not required. Thanks everyone for supporting Vegan Businesses!

Opening Flyer


New Vegan Gym for January 2015…

Hey all, I have been MIA from social media for a while, but I have some big news to announce! My partner and I will be opening a new Vegan Gym in Oakland, CA in January 2015. I don’t want to say the committed name quiet yet (though that should be obvious), or the exact address, though it is located just a few blocks Southeast of Lake Merritt. Here is a picture of the empty space. I can’t wait to build this out and start turning brussels into muscles in here. The vegan fitness movement is going strong! Stay tuned!

gym with Apollo

Oh yeah, it will be pup friendly!


Vegan Health & Fitness Magazine Cover!!!

Hey guys, we made the cover!!!

VH&F Cover

My partner Holly and I flew to Austin last July for the 2014 PlantBuilt Team Competition and we had the chance to do a photo shoot with the kind folks over at www.veganhealthandfitnessmag.com It was a wonderful experience and we are honored to say we made the cover! This magazine now has distribution all over the world and can be found in nationwide stores such as Target, Whole Foods, Safeway, Barnes & Noble, and many other natural food stores. Thank you so much for following and be sure to pick up a copy next time you are out.

In Fitness and for the Animals,

Ed Bauer


Jim Morris: Lifelong Fitness

Check out this short documentary film by director Ryan Vance.

 


PlantBuilt 2014 and Why You Should Consider Veganism.

PlantBuilt Rolled Deep this year! With over 30 Athletes who follow a 100% Vegan Diet and lifestyle, we competed and won in various Athletic Competitions, from CrossFit to PowerLifting, to Bikini, Figure, Men’s Physique, and BodyBuilding. We set out to prove that consuming animals and their by-products is simply a choice. This is a choice that the cow, chicken, pig, or fish did not have any say in. They are slaves and victims to the animal agriculture industry. Every time you choose an animal product, you choose to support enslavery, isolation, depression, neglect, torture, and finally murder of an innocent creature. Every living being simply wants to live and be free from tyranny, just as all of us do. Why do you continue to think that animals (especially certain animals) are below you and do not deserve this basic consideration and the right to live? This is called Carnism by the way, and you can learn more at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vWbV9FPo_Q It is time to make a change and today is the day.

Every time you choose a plant-based alternative, you are supporting industries which grow fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts, herbs, and seeds. This is the truly natural and compassionate alternative which spares all pain and suffering on innocent and beatiful creatures. I personally have lived like this for over 18 years, and there and more and more people reconsidering whether their values and ethics are supported by their lifestyle decisions. To learn more about us as a group, go to www.plantbuilt.com To learn about many more vegan athletes go to www.veganbodybuilding.com To learn more about compassionate dietary choices, go to http://www.veganoutreach.org/guide/ Here is another resourcehttp://vegankit.com/ Of course there is the Meat Your Meat Video athttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32IDVdgmzKA If you need a registered Dietitian look up Matt Ruscigno at http://truelovehealth.com/about/ Here is a video he made a while back which I just so happen to be in about Vegan Health and Nutrition at http://vimeo.com/67348332 Also, to refute any nutritional arguments against a 100% Animal Free Healthy Diet, check out any video from the one and only Dr. Michael Greger athttp://nutritionfacts.org/ Oh yeah, and here are two Rad Companies who are revolutionizing how we see and comsume Meat and Eggs,http://beyondmeat.com/ and http://www.hamptoncreek.com/

Alright all, thanks for listening to my rant! Thanks so much for following, and I invite you to join me and millions of others in making the world a more peaceful place for all living beings.

 

PlantBuilt 2014


Strongest Hearts Web Series

Hey guys, I was featured on the Strongest Hearts Web Series! Check it out here.

 

Thanks Matt and Sasha for the opportunity!


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