Name: Jason Morris
Division you will compete in: Mens Raw Powerlifting
190 (current) 198 (max)
Current max lifts Bench/Squat/Deadlift:
(training for 300+/300+ /550+)
Years as a vegan: 7
Why you became a Vegan: I started out as a health vegan. Two years later I began to meet other vegans who educated me about animal rights, and the importance of compassion and use of consent toward all living beings.
What drives you to compete: Showing that living doesn’t require killing, and that the human body is capable of great feats. Also, the moment of pulling a lot of weight off of the ground is a huge adrenaline rush.
What do you see as the biggest advantages of being a vegan athlete: I get to reach my goals without hurting cute fuzzy creatures!
How would you describe your diet while preparing for a competition: Eating enough to replenish energy, repair the body, without adding weight, and no focus on cutting. I am eating to move more and more weight relative to my current mass. Whole Grains, legumes, tofurky sausages, tempeh cabbage, kale, multi-colored veggies.brusselsprouts, bananas, peanutbutter, almond butter & rice cakes.
Favorite food in your prep diet: Lunch made by The Vegan Caterer!
Favorite exercises: Deadlift, Cleans, Single Arm Kettle Bell Press, Kettle Bell Swings, and Farmers Walks
How many hours a week do you spend training?: 10-15
Today I am most proud of: Having the opportunity to compete along side my friends!
Personal website or blog: www.facebook.com/ironethos