Jon Venus is a Vegan YouTube Star with over 350k subscribers. I have followed Jon for a while and he’s been a huge figure behind the vegan movement, dispelling myths that you can’t build muscle on a vegan diet.
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We discuss the following:
- How he became vegan
- How to transition to a vegan diet
- Advice on calories, getting in shape and building muscle
- Life as a child that travels
- Social Media: dealing with hate and spiteful comments
- How he became successful on YouTube
- Future plans, getting organised and being happy with failure
Approximate Time Stamps
0:00- 3:00 min- Intro, Introduction to Jon Venus.. Where is he based? His time in Norway and travelling around.
4:00- 8:00- Going Vegan– Being a big meat-eater, hearing about veganism from Leo Venus (his brother), reaction to going vegan, feeling insulted by his vegan brother.
8:00- 9:00 – How Jon Venus went Vegan- Watching Earthlings and making changes. His family went vegan.
9:00- 14:30- How veganism has changed in recent years- Jon and myself, reminisce about veganism before it was well-known. You couldn’t find vegan options and nobody knew what it was. We talk about what it’s like these days. Vegan inspirations.
14:30- 20:00- How much does Jon Venus weigh?- We talk stats and building muscle on a vegan diet. Also vegan supplements, making the transition and getting into shape.
20:30- 35:30- Ex Vegans- Tim Shieff and others, why are they quitting veganism?
35:00- 40:00- How he deals with socialising?- Being the odd one out. Comfortable as an outsider.
40:00- 43:00- Hate & Criticism in this day and age- How does he cope with haters? Jon reveals some of his own techniques and ways he takes negativity.
47:00-49:00- Future plans and how he’s only in the infancy stages of an influencer- Self belief, manifestation and how to deal with not meeting goals and ambitions. Being okay with failure.
49:00- onwards- Everything’s connected-How to transfer a fitness mindset into your personal life.