Plant Prescription Podcast

Torre Washington, a professional plant-based bodybuilder, discusses his journey, protein intake, training routine, foods he eats and more!

April 04, 2021 Season 1 Episode 29
Plant Prescription Podcast
Torre Washington, a professional plant-based bodybuilder, discusses his journey, protein intake, training routine, foods he eats and more!
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Plant Prescription Podcast
Torre Washington, a professional plant-based bodybuilder, discusses his journey, protein intake, training routine, foods he eats and more!
Apr 04, 2021 Season 1 Episode 29

Joining us today is professional bodybuilder and National Academy of Sports Medicine certified coach, Torre Washington! What makes Torre’s story particularly fascinating is that he was raised as a vegetarian and only ate meat for a short period of time. At the age of 23 he turned to a completely plant-based, vegan lifestyle. When he started training in the gym and getting serious about sculpting his body, he refused to listen when others told him he needed meat to grow bigger and get stronger. In his second ever bodybuilding contest, Torre took first place in his category and first place overall, earning his pro card. And from then on, he never looked back! Today he is passionate about sharing what he has learned over the years with others and is a true inspiration for the vegan community. 

In this episode we cover: 

  • What it was like growing up in Jamaica 
  • Growing up as a vegetarian 
  • What it means to embrace a Rastafarian lifestyle 
  • How a vegan diet enhances his exercise recovery 
  • How his fascination with superheroes inspired his bodybuilding journey 
  • His experience training for and competing in a bodybuilding show for the first time 
  • What his current training routine looks like 
  • His thoughts on how cardio fits into a training program 
  • Advice for someone who wants to compete 
  • What typical eating looks like for him 
  • Understanding individual differences in dietary needs 
  • Whether he tracks his macronutrient breakdown 
  • How much protein he eats each day 
  • His thoughts on sport supplements 

You can connect with Torre on Instagram: @torre.washington, Facebook: @TorreWashingtonOfficial and Twitter: @torrewofficial 

His website is here: https://torrewashington.com  and his YouTube channel is here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCu8n7P2JWZDZw0Z3_LBAQ8g 

Thank you for tuning in! Make sure to subscribe to The Plant Prescription Podcast so you get notified when new episodes are published. If you enjoy our material and are listening through Apple Podcasts, please leave us a review as this will help more people discover this podcast. We would love to hear from you guys on what you thought of the episode and what you'd like to hear in the future so please connect with us on Instagram. 

IG: Muzammil: @dr.plantbased, Cass: @plant_fueled

Facebook: @theplantprescription and @dr.plantbased.

Muzammil's website: www.drplantbased.ca and eBook link: www.drplantbased.ca/ebook 

Music credit: Scott Holmes. 

*Please appreciate that this information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, always seek the opinion of a physician or qualified healthcare provider!*

Show Notes

Joining us today is professional bodybuilder and National Academy of Sports Medicine certified coach, Torre Washington! What makes Torre’s story particularly fascinating is that he was raised as a vegetarian and only ate meat for a short period of time. At the age of 23 he turned to a completely plant-based, vegan lifestyle. When he started training in the gym and getting serious about sculpting his body, he refused to listen when others told him he needed meat to grow bigger and get stronger. In his second ever bodybuilding contest, Torre took first place in his category and first place overall, earning his pro card. And from then on, he never looked back! Today he is passionate about sharing what he has learned over the years with others and is a true inspiration for the vegan community. 

In this episode we cover: 

  • What it was like growing up in Jamaica 
  • Growing up as a vegetarian 
  • What it means to embrace a Rastafarian lifestyle 
  • How a vegan diet enhances his exercise recovery 
  • How his fascination with superheroes inspired his bodybuilding journey 
  • His experience training for and competing in a bodybuilding show for the first time 
  • What his current training routine looks like 
  • His thoughts on how cardio fits into a training program 
  • Advice for someone who wants to compete 
  • What typical eating looks like for him 
  • Understanding individual differences in dietary needs 
  • Whether he tracks his macronutrient breakdown 
  • How much protein he eats each day 
  • His thoughts on sport supplements 

You can connect with Torre on Instagram: @torre.washington, Facebook: @TorreWashingtonOfficial and Twitter: @torrewofficial 

His website is here: https://torrewashington.com  and his YouTube channel is here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCu8n7P2JWZDZw0Z3_LBAQ8g 

Thank you for tuning in! Make sure to subscribe to The Plant Prescription Podcast so you get notified when new episodes are published. If you enjoy our material and are listening through Apple Podcasts, please leave us a review as this will help more people discover this podcast. We would love to hear from you guys on what you thought of the episode and what you'd like to hear in the future so please connect with us on Instagram. 

IG: Muzammil: @dr.plantbased, Cass: @plant_fueled

Facebook: @theplantprescription and @dr.plantbased.

Muzammil's website: www.drplantbased.ca and eBook link: www.drplantbased.ca/ebook 

Music credit: Scott Holmes. 

*Please appreciate that this information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, always seek the opinion of a physician or qualified healthcare provider!*