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…

How I trained for my first 10k in 3 weeks as a Vegan

As a self-professed gym junkie, I struggle between trying out new things and being repetitive with my routines. I thus took the chance in training for a 10 k with only three weeks of training. My levels of fitness are pretty much fit as I lift weights around 5-6 times a week and have for…

Easy and Tasty Vegan Breakfast: Sweet and Nutty Granola

Sweet and Nutty Granola Recipe Total Preparation Time: 45 minutes Serving Size: 5 portions Ingredients: 2 and 1/2 cups of steel cut oatmeal 2 tablespoon of Organic Peanut butter 2 tablespoons of Agave Syrup 1 handful of cranberries or dark chocolate nibs 1 handful of pumpkin seeds or almonds (optional) 1 handful of coconut chips…

4 nutrition tips for a healthy Vegan Lifestyle

Whether you are an avid gym goer, an athlete or somebody who is interested in cutting out animal-based products from your diet, going Vegan has benefits that are worth the sacrifice. On top of feeling healthier and more radiant, a Vegan diet can promote longevity, good health and non-cruelty towards animals. Whether you are following…

Breakfast and Lunch Ideas for Vegans

Breakfast:  Oatmeal with Peanut Butter and Fruits Serving Size: 1 portion Ingredients: 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats 1 cup almond Milk 1 tablespoon of Peanut Butter dash of cinnamon (optional) 1/2 tsp of salt (optional) 1/2 mango, sliced and cubed 1/2 green apple, sliced and cubed Instructions Combine oats with almond milk in pan. Heat for 5 minutes. Add salt and…

Quick and Tasty Asian Tofu Recipe for Meal Prep

Tofu is the perfect ingredient for hitting your protein nutrients for your muscle-building goals. Below is an infographic showing the multiple benefits of this protein-rich plant based food. Providing 10.1 grams of protein for 1/2 cup of this soy-based ingredient, it works wonderfully as an alternative to animal-based proteins. Asian Tofu Stir-fry Recipe  Duration: 15 minutes…

Tips for staying committed to the gym for Vegan Athletes

Plant-based athletes out there are accomplishing incredible things with the benefits of following a healthy and non-toxic diet. The brain and the gut are related and a diet that is low in inflammation can only serve to help you reach optimal health and performance. Believe that plants have the power to make you stronger. The…

7 positive things that happen to you once you go Vegan

Becoming vegan is a decision that I do not regret at all, it is a choice that has given me way more energy and vitality than I had while I ate meat. Human beings are omnivorous and have the capacity to make decisions related to their diet that can either endanger their health or bring…

Meal Preparation Ideas for Vegans who want to get Fit

What is meal prep? Why do I need to do it? The short answer is that any successful body builders takes into account the long-term aspect of fitness which is not just the week’s workouts but the week’s nutrition. Meal preparation helps them reach their goals. They eat according to those goals and take an…

Four Vegan Lifestyle Tips for Athletes

You may have heard about how difficult it is for Vegans to put on muscle, like any diet, Vegans require a certain amount of discipline and patience when it comes to putting on muscle. The basics of nutrition like calorie intake and eating whole-foods should always be followed, regardless of whether you are consuming animal-products or…