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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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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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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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Plant-Based Diet Aids Aerobic Exercise

Plant-Based Diet Aids Aerobic Exercise

Physical fitness among patients with type 2 diabetes improves with a plant-based diet, according to a study published in Nutrients. Researchers compared a plant-based diet to a conventional diabetes diet on 74 people with type 2 diabetes who engaged in an exercise regimen three times a week for one hour. Physical fitness was measured by spiroergometry which measured maximal performance […]

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Beet Performer – Endurance Enhancing Body Fuel

Beet Performer – Endurance Enhancing Body Fuel

Anyone devoted to fitness understands the importance of nutrition. Over the past few years performance-enhancing qualities of beet juice have proven to spur delivery of oxygen to muscles during activity, reducing both fatigue and inflammation. Beet Performer, a 100% natural, convenient, and great tasting performance juice is now available. With no added sugar, colors, flavors or preservatives Beet Performer is […]

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Roundup of Best Fitness Apps for Traveling This Spring

Roundup of Best Fitness Apps for Traveling This Spring

The spring season is officially on its way, meaning you’re probably trying to get your beach body back. Between work, life, family and friends there’s not much time to focus on yourself and get the workout you truly want. With no spare time to spend on yourself, it’s important to take advantage of every minute you have free, even if […]

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Meet the Vegan Rock Climber Attempting to Break a World Record

Meet the Vegan Rock Climber Attempting to Break a World Record

Until the summer of 2010, exercise wasn’t Dr. Atanas Skatov’s thing; in fact, he rarely did any at all. That all changed when he decided to accomplish a feat that has never been successfully undertaken before. He made up his mind that he was going to become the first ever vegan to climb the seven highest continental summits on the […]

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Six Weeks to Sexy Abs Meal Plan: A Plant-Based Nutrition Program & Recipes

Six Weeks to Sexy Abs Meal Plan: A Plant-Based Nutrition Program & Recipes

An Energizing and Delicious Vegan Meal Plan for a Strong and Lean Body Ella Magers has the perfect solution for those stubborn last six pounds and it doesn’t involve logging hours and hours at the gym. Ella’s unique formula for weight loss is made up of nutrient-dense, calorie-light, whole plant foods. She has created an effective, easy-to-follow six week plan […]

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The Benefits of Fenugreek Seeds for Strength Training

The Benefits of Fenugreek Seeds for Strength Training

According to a study published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, the spice fenugreek appears to significantly improve muscle strength and weight lifting power output while possessing anti-cancer properties in vitro. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/2013/04/23/increasing-muscle-strength-with-fenugreek/ Related article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/side-effect-of-fenugreek-consumption/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Exercise Does Not Determine Children’s Body Weight

Exercise Does Not Determine Children’s Body Weight

Physical activity does not influence preschoolers’ weight, according to a new study from Germany. Researchers analyzed data from 92 children aged 3 to 6 years old for an average of seven consecutive days and found that exercise played no role in overweight or obesity status of children. The study found that socioeconomic status did influence weight status. The study confirms […]

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