PUMPKIN MUSCLE MYLK – dairy-free, vegan

Avoid cold, flu and other illnesses during the changing seasons with this infection-fighting, protein-rich pumpkin mylk. It’s made with activated pumpkin seeds, pureed pumpkin and fresh ginger which is blended together with warming spices and naturally sweetened with dates. Pumpkin seeds are one of the highest plant-based sources of protein containing all essential amino acids. A handful of these…

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Workout Nutrition: Plant-Based Vegan Guide

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Have you ever wondered what to eat to fuel your workouts, to become strong, lean, full of energy all while staying true to your plant-based lifestyle?  I know I have. I am fascinated by how food effects our health and performance. Sport, exercise and other physical activities have been a major part of my life…

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#62: Common Exercise Injuries + Ways to Stay in Shape While Injured

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Whether you’ve been exercising for years or are just starting a fitness program, it’s always important to pay attention to your body and avoid any possible injuries. This way you can stay on track and keep moving closer to your health and fitness goals. NO PAIN, NO gain. Forget it!  Believe it or not, that…

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Maca Rush Smoothie

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Nikki and I make smoothies pretty much every day. Yet we realized that for some unknown reason we only have a couple of our recipes posted on the blog. This has to change! Today we are sharing one of our favourite post workout smoothies – Maca Rush. It was inspired by one of our local…

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Active Recovery Smoothie

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During any exercise (strength workout, yoga, walk, hike or run > 45 minutes) your muscles become damaged, drained of energy, and in need of repair. Your muscle fibers are broken down during your workout and are rebuilt with new, stronger protein and fibers. This is how your muscles grow stronger and more efficient. If you aren’t…

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Feed Your Muscles Recovery Drink

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“What should I eat right after a workout?” Well, immediately after a workout, the best snack to eat is one consisting primarily of simple carbs. You have something called the “fuel window” – 45 minutes immediately following a workout. Make sure you take advantage of this window, as this is the best time for you to consume high-quality food. If you…

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