Online Vegan Bodybuilding & Vegan Fitness Coaching

vegan bodybuilding & fitness coaches giacomo and dani

Giacomo Marchese & Dani Taylor

Vegan Personal Trainers | Vegan Fitness Coaches

The founders of Vegan Proteins and PlantBuilt have been coaching athletes of all levels to reach their fitness goals since 2012, and have each been vegan for fifteen years.  Through detailed one on one coaching, Dani and Giacomo each bring their strengths to every athlete they coach. Check out their Testimonial page to hear what clients are saying or the About page to learn more about each of them!

Giacomo has been an athlete for as long as he can remember and with over 20 years of competitive history, he has a unique perspective on longevity in training and nutrition.  Paying close attention to detail, as a versatile vegan coach and sculpted vegan trainer he thinks outside of the box to help clients find the best possible ways to reach their goals in powerlifting, bodybuilding, or general fat loss and muscle building.


Dani has a different story.  She grew up very overweight and lost 80 pounds on her own before finding strength training. Over the last 17 years she has turned her health and physique around, winning trophies in natural figure competitions and working as a successful vegan personal trainer to coach hundreds of vegan athletes, including nearly 50 vegan bodybuilders, to the stage.  Her unhealthy upbringing and extreme physique transformation gives her a unique perspective and the ability to meet a client wherever they are at and lead them forward.

Work With Us

  • Assess where you are now.
  • Set your health and fitness goals.
  • Learn proper nutrition to reach your goals.
  • Receive either a meal plan or macro guidelines and guidance, depending on your level of comfort and experience.
  • Receive personalized training programs to help you reach your goals safely and efficiently.
  • Receive weekly detailed video feedback and updates.
  • Learn mindset techniques to make long-lasting change possible, tailored to your personality and your lifestyle.
  • Unlimited text support from your personal vegan coach.
  • Access to private web portal and secret Facebook group for client support.

Who Do We Coach?

We’ve worked with many different types of clients, but some qualities make the vegan fitness coaching relationship a great match. Before applying, take a moment to consider if you are:

  • 18+ years of age.
  • Vegan, or willing to eat a vegan diet.
  • Experienced in the weight room – meaning you’ve learned the proper form with compound lifts and have access to commercial weight training equipment.
  • A fan of all the vegan food groups! We do not specifically promote or advise for soy free, gluten free, sugar free, oil free etc.  We believe the inclusion of as many foods as possible is important for long term success. Allergies are something we can totally work with, but people who restrict entire food groups, and are not willing to work towards incorporating more of them, will probably not work well with our style of coaching.
  • Those willing to put in some hard work! It takes a certain kind of internal motivation for an online coaching relationship to work, since we are not there in person to push you. While we do my best to motivate from afar, you have to have a fire in you to work harder, get stronger, and learn more about how your body works best. You don’t necessarily have to be an athlete, but thinking like one is definitely a plus.  You will get out of this what you put into it and we will always meet you where you are.

Does this sound like you? Then we’d love to hear from you. If you’re serious about working with a vegan coach and are ready to take the next step towards a balanced and fit life, check out our current services offered and fill out the contact form below. Because we pride ourselves on providing the best services to each and every one of our clients, spaces are limited, so serious inquiries only please.

Vegan Coaching For Everyone

We coach everyone from those wanting to lose a few pounds and get stronger, all the way up to professional bodybuilders and elite powerlifters.

We are also available for Skype or phone consults to discuss your goals and the best course of action to reach them. You can also check out Dani’s E-Book, Flexible Dieting for Vegans which is a very accessible 100 page ebook that teaches you how to be your own vegan diet coach step by step whether you are looking to shed fat, build muscle or both!

For more free information, be sure to subscribe to our podcast Muscles By Brussels Radio , our YouTube Channel, and follow both Dani and Giacomo on Instagram for continuous nutrition and fitness advice.

Lastly, be sure to sign up for our FREE 14 day Body Image Confidence course here. As soon as you sign up, you will get your first video email, and you will receive one every day for 14 days, each discussing a practical action step you can take today to help increase your self-confidence.

Ever wish you had more body confidence? Sign up here for Vegan Proteins FREE 14 Day Body Image Boosting Blueprint and get started on your path to a more confident you!

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