The Plant Based Athlete: A Complete Guide to a Healthy, Active Lifestyle

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Then know that there is the right solution for you! Perhaps you’ve heard about the benefits of a whole-food, plant-based (beyond vegan) lifestyle. You’re interested, but don’t know where to begin. In this article, we explore what foods you should eat to support your active lifestyle and promote a lean, strong and healthy body… It’s…

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Watermelon Electrolyte Drink

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Watermelon Elctrolyte Juice recipe

Although you absolutely need to be conscious of your body’s electrolyte levels while exercising – especially in the heat – commercially available sports drinks just aren’t a good choice. Rather than relying on the store-bought, chemical-laden beverages, take a little extra prep time to mix together this homemade electrolyte drink. Visit customwater.com to get more…

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#79: The Game Changers Movie Review

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Hello Friend!  Thanks for checking out our latest podcast episode.  In this episode of the AV Show, Nikki and Zuzana give their opinion on the latest plant-based film The Game Changers. Without going into too much detail and giving the film away Nikki & Zuzana discuss the storyline of Game Changers, parts that they really…

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#77: Self-Care: 10 Simple Ways To Take Better Care Of Yourself

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Self-Care has become a trend and buzzword lately – which is great! We are happy more people are becoming aware of the value in attending to their personal needs! However, maybe you hear (or read) the word self-care and think “I WISH!”, the idea of a bath, a spa day or just curling up with…

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#74: Are You Addicted to Sugar and Junk Food? Eight simple ways to overcome sugar cravings and replace unhealthy processed carbs with nourishing plant-based foods

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This is a common struggle and in fact, most vegans, as well as vegetarians, are actually more “pastatarians” or “carbotarians.” They replace meat, seafood, and dairy products with bread, starches, processed carbohydrates and meat-substitutes, all of which are high in sugar and very acidic.  We promise to give you practical advice on how to break…

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weekly av fitness schedule – week 24

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Heads Up! We are releasing new workouts at midnight PST. You can also find this workout schedule on our home page with links that will take you directly to your daily fitness video.   Workout: ITT #2 + Mobility Session #9 Duration: 20 minutes / 23 minutes Equipment: Bodyweight/Timer Notes: Remember to first Warm up Workout: Strength Workout #1 Duration: 18 minutes Equipment:…

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weekly av fitness schedule – week 23

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Workout: Strength Workout #4 Duration: 22 minutes Equipment: No Equipment/ Bodyweight/Timer Notes: Remember to first Warm up Workout: Daily Flow #4 Duration:  30 minutes Equipment: No Equipment/ Bodyweight/Timer Workout: Yoga #5 Duration: 37 minutes Equipment: Yoga Strap/ Yoga mat/ Block /Bolster/Blanket Workout: Strength Workout #6 Duration: 15 minutes Equipment: Bodyweight/ Yoga mat Workout: 5 Minute Challenge (arms/abs) + Mobility Session #8 Duration: 5 minutes / 16 minutes Equipment:…

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5 Minute Challenge – Effective Low Impact Workout

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This Low-Impact  No Equipment Workout Will Make You Sweat!  “Low impact” does not mean low intensity and we will prove it to you with this 5-minute workout challenge that will target your glutes and core as well test your strength, muscle endurance, balance, and coordination. This quick workout can be used by all different fitness levels…

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weekly av fitness schedule – week 22

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Workout: Daily Flow #2 Duration: 25 minutes Equipment: Yoga mat/Timer Workout: Strength Workout #7 Duration: 24 minutes Equipment: No Equipment/ Bodyweight Notes: Remember to first Warm up Workout: Yoga For Digestion Duration: 15 minutes Equipment: Yoga mat Workout: 5 minute challenge (low impact) **NEW** + Mobility Session #9 Duration: 5 minutes / 22 minutes Equipment:  Yoga mat Workout: Strength Workout #5 Duration: 29 minutes Equipment: Towel or Band/ Yoga mat…

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weekly av fitness schedule – week 21

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Workout: Strength Workout #2 Duration: 19 minutes Equipment: No equipment/bodyweight Notes: Remember to first Warm up Workout: 5 minute challenge (arms/abs) **NEW** + Mobility Session #5 Duration: 9 minutes / 15 minutes Equipment: No Equipment/ Bodyweight / yoga strap (or towel) Workout: Yoga #3 Duration: 26 minutes Equipment: Yoga mat Workout: Strength Workout #8 Duration: 27 minutes Equipment: Bodyweight/ Yoga mat/ Blanket  Workout: ITT #1 + Mobility Session #6 Duration: 16 minutes…

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weekly av fitness schedule – week 20

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Workout: ITT #3 + Mobility Session #1 Duration: 24 minutes / 18 minutes Equipment: Bodyweight/Timer  Notes: Remember to first Warm up Workout: Strength #9 **NEW** Duration:  33 minutes Equipment: water bottle or small 3-5lb weight Notes: Remember to first Warm up Workout: Yoga #6 Duration: 26 minutes Equipment: Yoga mat Workout: Daily Flow #4  Duration:  30 minutes Equipment: Bodyweight/ Yoga mat/  Workout: Strength #3 Duration: 30 minutes Equipment: Chair/ Yoga mat Notes: Remember to first…

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