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Richmond’s Buffest Vegans

Derek Tresize and Marcella Torres

Want to look this badass? Put down that Jimmy Dean biscuit. Breakfast is steamed broccoli, oatmeal and a protein-soymilk-fruit drink. It’s not for everyone. But if you decide to take the vegan fitness plunge, husband-and-wife team Derek Tresize and Marcella Torres happily will be your guides.

Tresize, a bodybuilder and director of personal training at Gold’s Gym in the Fan, and Torres, also a bodybuilder and a talented cook, share vegan recipes and workout advice on Twitter @veganmuscle and their blog, veganmuscleandfitness.com. (This is the couple’s engagement photo, by the way, taken by Kimberly Frost.)

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