Category: Spa & Wellness

Yogafriends: New Vegan Wellness Center in the Canary Islands

Yogafriends: New Vegan Wellness Center in the Canary Islands

An increasing number of companies are now going vegan because humans in general are going vegan according to several statistics as reported by Vegan Society. The annual reports from the Wellness Institute point to the rise in interest of wellness on multiple fronts, and when we converge the rising graphs of interest in wellness and veganism, we can see this […]

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Honestly Ombré, A Vegan Beauty & Wellness Company in the UK

Honestly Ombré, A Vegan Beauty & Wellness Company in the UK

Honestly Ombré is a vegan and non-toxic beauty & wellness company, with their eco-salon HQ in Old Town, Swindon, about 2 hours west of London. Honestly Ombré is built on its ethical credentials, and is a positive driving force in the fight against animal testing and derivatives within the beauty industry. Founded by Jessica Wallbridge, Honestly Ombré opened their first […]

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Fun Fitness Findings: How to Take the Monotony Out of Muscle-Building

Fun Fitness Findings: How to Take the Monotony Out of Muscle-Building

Does the thought of strength training and muscle building bore you? Perhaps you’re visualizing people at the gym sweating, grunting and spending hours of their day lifting dumbbells or doing squats. Well, we’re here to let you know that muscle building doesn’t always have to involve grueling sessions at the gym or endless hours lifting weights. In fact, there are […]

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5 Plant-Based Foods to Build Leaner Muscles

5 Plant-Based Foods to Build Leaner Muscles

Vegan living is known for its significant benefits in one’s long-term health. While more and more health-conscious people are now into plant-based nutrition, other fitness enthusiasts seemed to be wary of whether this kind of diet can sustain the amount of workout they’ll do, especially when it comes to building lean muscles. The thing is, animal products are not even […]

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Ditching Dairy Helps Endurance Athletes

Ditching Dairy Helps Endurance Athletes

Cardiovascular exercise is generally promoted as a benefit to overall heart health, but as athletes continue to push themselves toward farther distances, they could be doing more harm than good. With the growing popularity of marathons and ultra-endurance races, researchers have found that many of these endurance athletes face an increased risk of atherosclerosis (plaque building up inside one’s arteries) […]

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VETREATS, Vegan fitness and yoga retreat company launched

VETREATS, Vegan fitness and yoga retreat company launched

London-based Russell Lee, trainer to the stars, has launched VETREATS, a brand new fitness and yoga retreat company, running breaks in Southern Spain. Rejuvenating fitness, relaxing yoga, delicious vegan food. Malaga 21st – 25th June 2019 Tarifa 19th – 23rd September 2019 Join Russell to unplug, unwind, refuel and reboot at this beautiful, organic, hillside eco villa, with panoramic views and onsite chef. Invigorating morning fitness classes […]

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The Basics of Post-Exercise Recovery Fuel

The Basics of Post-Exercise Recovery Fuel

Athletes hear advice from many well-intentioned people. One of the most common tips is to “eat more protein.” This comes in different forms, from Registered Dietitians writing high protein meal plans to strength coaches recommending new protein powders to consume after a workout. It seems like every powerhouse supplementation company is working to tell you why their product will make […]

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Interview with Vegan Athlete, Jeff Cody

Interview with Vegan Athlete, Jeff Cody

Jeff Cody is a fitness trainer (@scotiawest_fitness) on Instagram and a strong advocate of living a vegan, plant-based lifestyle. He is also completing a program to be a Certified Plant-based Nutritionist.  He believes more people need to see the positive side of health and wellness. Here we interview him about his vegan journey. When and why did you go vegan? […]

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Souljourn Yoga Announces 2019 Retreat Lineup

Souljourn Yoga Announces 2019 Retreat Lineup

Souljourn Yoga, a non-profit that arranges retreats and workshops to raise money for girls’ education around the world, announced today their lineup of journeys for the first half of 2019. In each destination, Souljourn Yoga works with one “sister” non-profit, which receives a percentage of the retreats’ profits. In a beautiful attempt to build the bridge between donors and recipients, […]

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Embrace the Power of Plant-based Living at Puente Romano in Spain

Embrace the Power of Plant-based Living at Puente Romano in Spain

Spain’s exclusive Six Senses Spa, nestled within the luxurious Puente Romano, Marbella, has introduced a new program of plant-based therapies and treatments co-created by Subtle Energies, the cruelty-free, natural skincare brand, based on Ayurvedic principles, to allow guests to embrace the power of a plant based lifestyle. The new vegan-friendly treatments, which are free from parabens, mineral oils, silicones and […]

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