So a comedian walked into a gym. No, seriously: Mark Malkoff, who makes his living pulling quirky stunts like living in IKEA for a week – has pulled off his biggest challenge yet: a 28-day vegan diet and exercise plan to go from flabby to fit. A video documents the epic journey.
Most people would find switching to a plant-based diet difficult enough. Add to that weight training and cardio, and that would make even the funniest comic grumpy.
Malkoff didn’t let it get him down, especially as he noticed a change. There were “so many positives,” he said. “I physically just felt great. The pounds came off, and I started gaining this muscle.”
Robert Brace, the tough trainer in the video, who created the 28-day plan, had to educate Malkoff on good vegan (almonds and steamed vegetables) versus bad vegan (unfrosted Pop Tarts). “I don’t think the Coca-Cola-Oreo vegan diet would have worked,” Malkoff told us.
He also learned about portions. He ate almonds daily but was limited to 20. And fruitRead More »from Comedian Not Kidding Around When He Takes 28-Day Vegan Challenge