Take control of your health: Learn more about our Plant-Based Nutrition CertificateLearn more about our Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate

Robert grew up on a farm in Corvallis, OR where he adopted a vegan lifestyle in 1995 at age 15. Today he is the bestselling author of the books, Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness, Shred It!, and newly released, Plant-Based Muscle.

As a two-time natural bodybuilding champion, Robert is considered one of VegNews magazine's Most Influential Vegan Athletes. He tours around the world sharing his story of transformation from a skinny farm kid to champion vegan bodybuilder.

Robert is the founder and president of Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness. He writes books, gives lectures, and maintains the popular website, VeganBodybuilding.com. He is a regular contributor to Vegan Health & Fitness Magazine, Naked Food Magazine, and Forks Over Knives, is a multi-sport athlete, entrepreneur, and has followed a plant-based diet for more than 20 years. Learn more at veganbodybuilding.com.

He is a graduate of the CNS and eCornell Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate.

Plant-Based Graduate of the Month Robert Cheeke

Plant-Based Graduate of the Month Robert Cheeke

Graduates of the Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate demonstrate not only a wide range of backgrounds, but also an exciting breadth of potential. Their numerous and unique post-certificate achievements speak for themselves. We are proud to share their journeys and recognize the growth they exemplify, both as individuals and as reflections of a larger community.


No Whey, Man. I’ll Pass on the Protein Powder

No Whey, Man. I’ll Pass on the Protein Powder

For the past fifteen years, I have been closely involved with the bodybuilding industry. I have an intimate understanding of how the industry operates. In a nutshell, it is sustained by the supplement companies that sponsor the athletes who represent them. This in turn inspires fans who admire the athletes to purchase the products they represent, thus creating a cycle that drives record sales and profits, all the while potentially harming the health of many involved in the industry later on down the line.


In a few short weeks arm yourself with the knowledge you need to improve your overall health, learn new skills, or even inspire a career change. Understand the importance of diet and nutrition for your life. Hear from our graduates

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