There are many things you could try if you want to be healthier. You could decide to eat a salad every day, drink more water, get to bed earlier or take a fitness class. Given 5 minutes, you could list dozens of possibilities. But too many options cause a kind of paralysis. There is always … Continue reading You Might Be Wasting Your Time With Diet and Exercise
You're told to "think big". Set big goals, "the sky's the limit!" Well, I'm here to tell you to think small.
“Inflammation is the enemy of the athlete!” Anyone who has trained with focus and intensity for an athletic event knows that the faster you can recover from your training session, the sooner you can train hard again. Being able to train more intensely and consistently is the secret to better performance.
If you've been messing with those instant packets, it's time to up your game! Oatmeal is a performance food that can sustain you for hours!
We aren’t talking protein shakes here. These nutrition rules might surprise you!
Ottawa is becoming a great place to eat out for vegans. As our “Vegan In Ottawa”guide shows, there really is no shortage of decent options in the city. But there is one vegan restaurant that has been serving Ottawa for decades that many people overlook. Granted, Govinda’s buffet is not what you would call fine … Continue reading Ottawa’s Hidden Vegan Gem: Govinda’s Restaurant
This classic Japanese dish is usually made with meat broth and ingredients but why not make use of the traditional use of miso and vegan friendly ramen noodles to create a vegan version? A twist on the traditional yields a deliciously simple savoury breakfast, lunch or dinner. I used forbidden rice ramen and genmai (brown … Continue reading Japanese Vegan Ramen Bowl
It’s a sad statistic that seventy percent of vegans go back to eating animal products of some kind. Health concerns are among the highest cited reason for this lapse. On the other side of the coin, there are athletes achieving peak health and optimal performance on a vegan diet. Serena William’s recent plant-based Wimbledon victory … Continue reading Three Vegan Nutrition Fixes to Kick Ass Like Nate Diaz
AKA the easiest smoothie ever! This crowd pleaser has the prettiest colour and best flavour. It's perfect pre or post workout, at work as a mobile breakfast or for the little ones. It tastes like cotton candy but it naturally sweetened so what's not to love? Make one today! Ingredients 1 cup of frozen strawberries … Continue reading Pink Fluff Banana Smoothie
I never cease to be amazed at the power of whole plant foods. Here is my discussion from January 18th with the LIVE 88.5 Startup crew. We talk about three amazing foods to dramatically improve your exercise and sports performance, drug free! Here is a blog I shared on the same topic earlier this month. … Continue reading LIVE 88.5 Startup, January 18th: Three Incredible Foods to Boost Athletic Performance!