Vegan Fitness Model Wins Arnold Classic At 42!!
The world of bodybuilding is dominated by young, fit, protein-packing competitors with diets heavy in animal-products. In a sport that’s drawn much controversy over the dangerous dietary and drug-related practices of its participants, one woman is defying every stereotype in the book. In a year-long run of constant competition, Crissi Carvalho is proving that not only can vegans build and maintain muscle, but they can do so in a manner that’s sustainable, healthy, and high-carb. On the verge of 43, this vegan fitness model, mother of two and cancer-scare survivor overtook the omnivores with her recent win at the Arnold Classic.