300 episodes

The Plant Trainers Podcast helps you improve your quality of life through plant-based nutrition and fitness.

Adam Chaim & Shoshana Chaim interview top experts in nutrition & fitness, healthy lifestyle, compassion, as well as individuals with their own transformational stories. They are the parents of two kids who share their expertise and personal transformations to a plant-based compassionate lifestyle and beyond. You’ll find motivation, inspiration and actionable tips to help you to get closer to achieving your own goals.



Adam & Shoshana are Wellness Experts, public speakers, authors and nutrition & fitness coaches with over 35 years experience. They help build nutrition and fitness plans for all types of athletes and beginners as well as help individuals alleviate stress in life caused by diet, lifestyle and chronic illness.



Show notes, recipes and more at www.planttrainers.com

Plant Trainers Podcast - Plant Based Nutrition & Fitness Adam Chaim & Shoshana Chaim

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 159 Ratings

The Plant Trainers Podcast helps you improve your quality of life through plant-based nutrition and fitness.

Adam Chaim & Shoshana Chaim interview top experts in nutrition & fitness, healthy lifestyle, compassion, as well as individuals with their own transformational stories. They are the parents of two kids who share their expertise and personal transformations to a plant-based compassionate lifestyle and beyond. You’ll find motivation, inspiration and actionable tips to help you to get closer to achieving your own goals.



Adam & Shoshana are Wellness Experts, public speakers, authors and nutrition & fitness coaches with over 35 years experience. They help build nutrition and fitness plans for all types of athletes and beginners as well as help individuals alleviate stress in life caused by diet, lifestyle and chronic illness.



Show notes, recipes and more at www.planttrainers.com

    Becoming A Vegan Runner with Daniel Puth

    Becoming A Vegan Runner with Daniel Puth

    In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with the vegan runner Daniel Puth all about the lifestyle as a vegan runner. Daniel is a force to be reckoned with on the course and in life. When he sets his mind to something, he does it. He talks to us about his transition to a plant-based lifestyle, transition to running and how you can get started today. Daniel Puth is 40 years old and immigrated from Germany to Toronto, Canada 8 years ago. After sustaining injuries from soccer, he moved to running and found a new passion for running and endurance sport. He developed a huge interest in fitness and a healthy lifestyle through diet and activities. He started Vegan Running just before his first successful vegan marathon to build, assist and expand the vegan running community as well as exchange experiences. His passion is to run mid and long distances and perform them being plant based. It will be his honor to wear a vegan running singlet in the 2024 Boston Marathon with the long goal to run a new personal best at the age of 42. In this episode we discuss: Grateful for being able to move and run Getting into running Paying attention to the steps Becoming vegan Not limiting but gaining How his running changed Where to start to become a runner? Bringing the running and vegan community together Upcoming Toronto event

    • 30 min
    The Mediterranean Plate with Debbie Adler

    The Mediterranean Plate with Debbie Adler

    In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Debbie Adler, chef and award-winning cookbook author all about The Mediterranean Plate. Debbie takes us through her journey from vegan to whole-food plant-based. You’ll hear about some misconceptions about whole food plant-based cooking and how to get everything tasting delicious without salt and oil. Your mouth water when you hear some of the recipes from her newest book, the Mediterranean plate. And everything is gluten-free! Debbie Adler is a plant-based chef and an award-winning cookbook author of the critically acclaimed Sweet, Savoury & Free: Insanely Delicious Plant-Based Recipes without any of the Top 8 Food Allergens, and Sweet Debbie’s Organic Treats: Allergy-free & Vegan Recipes from the Famous Los Angeles Bakery. Debbie is a plant-based cooking and baking instructor with hundreds of students worldwide. She has been featured in the Los Angeles Times and on NPR’s radio show Here and Now. Debbie has been interviewed on a variety of national news stations and her recipes have also been featured in a notable number of magazines and national publications.  In this episode we discuss:  Started a bakery  Found the China study  WFPB misconceptions The Mediterranean diet How to flavour food without salt  Meditation wfpb 

    • 24 min
    Luxury Ethical Fashion with Dominique Side

    Luxury Ethical Fashion with Dominique Side

    In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Dominique Side all about high quality vegan fashion. There are not many exclusive high quality brands out there, and some of them are only vegetarian or not of very good quality and style. For those of you who may not have Luise or Prada on your mind ever…I’m sure you know someone who is Channell or Gucci…so have a listen do you can tell them how to get their next bag without the sacrifice of buying new leather. Dominique Side is a Sustainability Expert and Leading Authority in Luxury Ethical Living. As the co-founder of the 7-figure entrepreneurial multiplex VgnBae Studios and serial entrepreneur, her mission is to inspire and support other change-makers and influencers to transition to a compassionate-based vegan lifestyle, without compromising on their luxury quality of life. Dominique is starting Nikki Green, a luxury vegan women’s ready-to-wear collection. This is the first-ever black woman owned vegan fashion brand that combines compassionate living with high fashion.  In this episode we discuss:  Finding plant based  Weight and health changes  2/4 kids are vegan  Designer Fashion Helping others make sustainable choices  Nikki Green Launch 

    • 30 min
    Improve Your Cell Performance with Shoshana Chaim

    Improve Your Cell Performance with Shoshana Chaim

    In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, Shoshana explains three new ways we are improving our cell performance. Our family and our clients are getting amazing results using these FOOD-BASED drink packets to increase energy (or replace coffee), stimulate the mind, focus, and memory as well as regulate mood. The Energy served Shoshana well when she gave up coffee, the Mind is a great afternoon pick-me-up and amazing for jet lag and the Mood helps us sleep deeper and feel overall less stressed. We can go on and on with testimonial texts we get from clients.  Overall, people who are scared of how energy drinks will affect their bodies are having no jittery side effects or headaches, and even children with cognitive or behavioral issues are feeling better and communicating better with these products. We’re happy to hop on the phone with you to make sure they are right for you. So email us at for a free consult or click on the link in the show notes for purchase information. We love bringing you clean, food-based products we trust to help improve your quality of life. In this episode we discuss:  Cell Performance Redox potential Mind and Focus Mood Energy How it’s helping

    • 42 min
    The Power of Redox with Brianna Silvio

    The Power of Redox with Brianna Silvio

    In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, I talk with Brianna Silvio, plant-based fitness and nutrition expert about her redox experience working with Shoshana. That’s right, often even the best educated people in their own industry need coaches. Tony Robbins didn’t get to where he is without mentors, that’s for sure. Brianna shares how the redox line took her health to another level and surprised her in many ways despite her already healthy lifestyle. You’ll love what you hear.  Brianna Silvio is a mama to two babies, a math teacher with a Masters Degree in Math Education, and a beauty and wellness business owner. For the last 15 years, she has been honored to own her own fitness business. She began fitness instruction in college by total accident, that accident became a hobby which then became her passion.  If you are interested in hearing more, please send an email to and Shoshana will be in touch. In this episode we discuss:  How you found the REDOX supplements What changed for her How it impacted her life Why she knows it’s not always fitness and nutrition alone

    • 18 min
    Creating Healthy Schools with Adam and Shoshana Chaim

    Creating Healthy Schools with Adam and Shoshana Chaim

    In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk about ways to create healthier more sustainable schools and give great tips on making school lunches. As you can imagine, Shoshana makes sure to have a voice in the decisions that are being made in their children’s school. Everything from nutrition, fitness, mindfulness, and waste is important to us in our family, and we want our children having those values carried over into their school experiences from themselves and their friends. The tricky part is how to institute change without getting pushback before you even open the door; something she has done somewhat elegantly. Hopefully, by the end of this episode, Adam feels like he understands why Shoshana spends this time at the school instead of with the family.  Please share this episode with any value-driven parents who want to see a change in their children’s schools. In this episode we discuss:  Schools committees  Why make the commitment  What vocabulary to use Make a list  How to approach topics Full inclusion School lunches Buying junk and fundraisers Special events The environment Charities 

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
159 Ratings

159 Ratings

FMMCGC1974 ,

A moment of gratitude....

This is in my top five favorite podcasts. I love to save a bunch of episodes and listen to them on a weekend afternoon while cooking my plant-based meals for the week. Shoshana and Adam are really great hosts, work really hard to bring interesting topics to light, and they have fantastic guests. They are a great resource for anyone making the change to a plant-based lifestyle. This podcast has been so informative for me and I have learned so much from it and my moment of gratitude is to say " thank you plant trainers for helping me to become a healthier more plantiful person. I am grateful!"

Colleen Monty ,

Love this podcast!

Highly recommend! Shoshana and Adam are the best. Very relatable and personable. They make the great variety of topics on this podcast even more interesting, asking their guests all the questions I'd ask if I had the chance. I've learned so much from them and am so thankful to have their podcast to turn to!

Tyler I hate this app ,

Wow what a who’s who list of guests

If you are interested in a plant based lifestyle, these guys have Interviewed most of the influencers in the space. Highly recommend you give it a listen.

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