12 High-Protein Meal Ideas

For today’s blog post, I wanted to share with you some of my favourite high-protein food ideas. Protein is such an important part of gaining muscle so I definitely want to help whoever I can get some tasty high-protein meal ideas. I broke down the visual post into breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner ideas. For…

3 Easy Lentil-Based Recipes (Healthy and Tasty)

Recipe: Lebanese Lentil and Rice Dish Serving Size: 3 servings Total Preparation Time: 60 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups of Brown Rice 1 1/2 cup of Lentils 1/2 medium sliced onion 2 small garlic cloves Seasoning: Cumin Sea Salt Black Pepper (Optional) Instructions: Rinse Lentils and Brown rice. Place Lentils in a pan with boiling water…

7 Gym Skin Care Rules for a Clearer Complexion

We all go to the gym to feel and look our absolute best, yet how often do we pay attention to our skin while we are working out? I, for instance, always focus on getting the best amount of repetitions, high amounts of volume and the best possible training while I am at the gym….

My Four Year Fitness Transformation (with pictures)

I have been lifting weights for the last four years. The first picture was taken in 2015, at around the same time that Michelle Lewin had been posting her beautiful toned body allover Instagram. What I did not anticipate was how much of a non-linear journey it would be and how many personal obstacles I…

5 Empowering Fitness Lessons (Vegan Bodybuilding)

In order to provide you, my readers, with clarity on a subject that I find that I can talk about for hours, I would first like to identify a problem I see a lot and that is overthinking your lifestyle, whether you are a Vegan or a well-seasoned gym-goer, beginner and even runner. For some…

2 Fit-friendly Vegan Pancake Recipes

Fluffy Fruit Buckwheat Pancakes Total Preparation Time: 30 minutes Serving Size: 5 pancakes Ingredients: -1/2 Orgran Pancake Mix (any brand that make egg/dairy-free pancake mixes will work if this brand is not at your local store) -1 Flegg (Vegan Substitute for Egg) (Mix 1 tbsp of Flax Seeds with 3 tablespoons of water. Allow to…

3 Specific Training Tips for Increasing Size (As a Vegan)

Every diet comes with it’s own set of pros and cons. A Vegan Diet has its own set of limitations that can be worked on and turned into strengths. Despite the fact that not many people follow a Vegan diet, it can serve as a shortcut to strength and muscle building. What can you do…

4 Things to Keep in Mind for Vegan Muscle Growth

Gaining muscle mass as a Vegan is definitely possible, it requires careful planning and consideration of macronutrients, all is worth it for the ethical reasons of saving the needless slaughter of animals. Remember the theory of Progressive Overload How can one gain muscle while eating plants? For starters, the theory of progressive overload must always…

Two tips for a stronger mind/muscle connection

Relying solely on a basic anatomy book cannot teach you how to strengthen the mind/muscle connection which is important for making good progress at the gym. With my experience at the gym, I have learnt that while form is absolutely necessary for success, the mental aspect is as important. Here are two ways to combat…