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Lewis Hamilton Says “Wish I Did It Sooner” about Veganism

by | May 7, 2019

The reigning world champion and a celebrated vegan racer- Lewis Hamilton looks every bit dapper in his pitch-perfect body that is chiseled to perfection. The vegan racer shared with his 10.8 Million followers on Instagram about what he calls ‘easy’ adding weight and on a vegan diet. Sure thing, gaining weight on a vegan diet- very much possible; but physic like Lewis Hamilton? Not easy! Know more here.

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The rules of Formulae One racing this year has been raised the bare minimum weight maintenance requirement a bit than earlier for the drivers. Now a driver is supposed to maintain in their fully suited booted form a minimum of 80 kg. The new rule, relaxed than the before, meaning a bit of disadvantage for tall and heavier drivers, on the hindsight the same allows some relief from the dead-strict diet routines of the drivers, reports

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Sharing an image of himself where he can be seen on the waters, the reigning world champion racer said he’s happier and healthier, thanks to his vegan diet and he wished had he started the same sooner. The racer reportedly switched to a plant-based diet back in 2017 and insists that the same diet allowed him to ‘bulk up’ very well from his former 68 to 75 kg. Speaking about the misconception some people possess about gaining weight on a vegan diet, the celebrated F1 racer said-

“People say ‘oh I need my protein and that’s why I could never go vegan.’

“Adding weight was easy and I did this on a vegan diet.”

Lewis Hamilton via Instagram

Hamilton mentioned he’d gained muscles and had plenty of protein in his diet, adding he had been healthier and happier than he’d ever been and said he wished he’d done the same sooner.

A Compassionate Heart Called Lewis

The vegan world champion does not have vegan just for the obvious health benefits it has. He vaunts the merits of veganism that it has on the lives of countless innocent animals. Last year speaking for the painful practices of the meat industry, the champion reportedly blasted the meat industry saying “we all have choices to make” implying the choice of going vegan that is in a person’s hand adding that “if you are ok with it, then that’s you,” he said, adding “but I choose to love.” Hamilton said-

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“Every bit of meat, chicken, or fish you eat, every bit of leather or fur you wear, has come from an animal that has been tortured, pulled away from their families and brutally killed.

Lewis Hamilton via

What do you think about Lewis Hamilton conquering the world without a single animal dying for his success? He is a vegan. He chooses love over taste, compassion over bloodshed. Let me know your thoughts below.

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