Category: Spa & Wellness

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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How Much Should You Exercise?

How Much Should You Exercise?

Physical fitness authorities seem to have fallen into the same trap as the nutrition authorities—recommending what they think may be achievable, rather than simply informing us what the science says, and letting us make up our own mind. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Plant Powered Run Launches Nationwide Movement

Plant Powered Run Launches Nationwide Movement

On June 10, 2017, Farm Sanctuary, America’s leading farm animal protection organization, will kick-off a new nationwide movement to outrun cruelty with compassion with the New York City Plant Powered Run at Pier 84 at Hudson River Park. Held in partnership with Green Festival, America’s largest and longest-running sustainability and green-living event, the New York City Plant Powered Run will […]

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Free Vegan Nutrition Guide for Endurance Athletes from 2HealthyFitVegans

Free Vegan Nutrition Guide for Endurance Athletes from 2HealthyFitVegans

Katie and Gwen, http://www.2healthyfitvegans.com, are vegan ultra runners, adventurers, world travelers, nutritionists and vegan personalities on YouTube. They have just published an E-Book on vegan nutrition for runners and endurance athletes and they are giving it away for FREE to help anyone who wants to learn about how a vegan diet can help them grow as an Endurance Athlete! The E-Book […]

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