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To get and stay strong on a vegan diet you do need to focus on your supplementation as being vegan can cause some serious nutritional deficiencies.
According to an article in The American Journal Of Clinical Nutrition, vegans are at risk of consuming not enough vitamins B12 and D, calcium, and omega-3 fatty acids.
Before I started singing out Eye of the Tiger while shadow boxing, let's explain why motivation doesn't really matter. In fact let me bring my guy buddy, and brother from another mother, Pat Henigan in here to break you down with a knowledge bomb. Pat Henigan on top of being a brother to me is also the leader of Jacksonville Fitness Academy. I don't brag much about people but Pat knows his stuff! Pat is going to explain why motivation is bullshit and you don't need it!
Athletes often neglect their legs when training. Men especially prefer to focus on their upper bodies and then they wonder why they have so little power behind their lifts. You have to build muscle in your legs to build overall strength, and you have to do it with external resistance (weights) and bodyweight exercises. Yes, running will keep you lean, but running alone won't build strength and power.
Kale can grow well into the winter when most plants don’t stand a chance of surviving. In fact, it’s been known to grow through the snow. One cultivar of kale is called “Hungry Gap” because it will keep your garden producing calories long after all the other fruits and vegetables called it quits for the winter.