Written by PETA
can raise a car clear off the ground, toss huge logs through the air, and lift monster
dumbbells. And he hates cruelty to animals. Patrik Baboumian, holder of the "Strongest Man of Germany"
title, is a plant-eater!
many professional athletes
and champion fighters,
Patrik recognizes that a healthy plant-based diet gives him the protein
and nutrients he needs to build muscle and strengthen his immune system,
without clogging his arteries with saturated fat. Patrik also knows that only
cowards hurt animals and that one of the most macho things a guy can do is to
stop eating foods that cause animals immense suffering.
for what he believes in—on the homepage of his website, right next to his
motto, "Born to Be Bada**," there's a PETA Germany video. If this lean, green,
weight-lifting machine told me to go vegan and save animal lives,
I believe I'd listen to him.
Written by Michelle Sherrow
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