Vegan Runners – Is It Possible to Achieve High Performance?

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Vegan Runners – Is It Possible to Achieve High Performance?

Being vegan is not just a way to protest the abuse of animals in the food industry, but a lifestyle that shapes your view of the world and the way you perceive yourself as well. Yes, it all starts by deciding not to eat meat, eggs and dairy, wear fur or use cosmetics tested on animals, but veganism slowly makes you think differently and act in accordance with its principles. Over the course of time, this reflects on your performance as well and you may start asking yourself if it’s possible to achieve high performance on a non-meat diet. Therefore, here are a couple of nutrition facts and tips for vegan running enthusiasts who wish to achieve great results.

10 Hacks that will help You Reach Your Fitness Goals

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10 Hacks that will help You Reach Your Fitness Goals

Motivation is the most important thing to succeed! You can have all the nutrition knowledge, all the training knowledge and all the equipment and money you need, but if you do not stay motivated, you will never achieve your fitness goals. Being active is good for all aspects of your health: it strengthens the immune […]

Are Your Favorite Exercises Helping or Hurting You? (part 3: Strength Training)

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Are Your Favorite Exercises Helping or Hurting You? (part 3: Strength Training)

When it comes to getting healthy, sometimes, it’s as simple as getting up and moving. Other times, we optimize our exercise regimens to work towards specific goals (like weight loss, for example). As discussed in the first article of this series, there are tons of workouts capable of inching you toward your ideal bod — but […]

10 Proven Methods For Staying Consistent With Your Fitness Regimen

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10 Proven Methods For Staying Consistent With Your Fitness Regimen

Consistency is the key to achieving any fitness or fitness goal. Working with consistency training is important to achieve lasting results. Training is not for everyone. It consists mainly of consistency and knowledge about the training methods. Furthermore, it’s very important that your goal is clear. So that you can work full-time. Consistency is key! Here are the 10 proven methods […]

What Type Of CrossFitter Are You?

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What Type Of CrossFitter Are You?

CrossFit is a general fitness program that attempts to optimize the overall fitness level by developing 10 athletic qualities: muscular and cardiovascular endurance, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance and accuracy.

6 Performance Benefits of Magnesium for Athletes

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6 Performance Benefits of Magnesium for Athletes

Are you aware of the importance of magnesium? Do you know how magnesium affects your body? You probably feel sore after hard workouts; wouldn’t you like to change that? Have you been sleeping well lately? Sleep deprivation can have detrimental effects on your mood. A bit of magnesium can change all that. Magnesium is a […]

Are Your Favorite Exercises Helping or Hurting You? (part 2: Weight Loss)

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Are Your Favorite Exercises Helping or Hurting You? (part 2: Weight Loss)

Let’s Talk Weight-Loss. Thanks to TV informercials, our local gyms and Instagram timelines, we all know a few different fitness methods we could turn to in order to get our blood pumping. For more specific fitness goals, though, it’s best to optimize your workouts to yield the best results for specific objectives; a concept we […]

Are Your Favorite Exercises Helping or Hurting You? (part 1)

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Are Your Favorite Exercises Helping or Hurting You? (part 1)

Not sure if your go-to moves are making things better or worse? We can help. Between the number of gyms and studios and the number of free online workouts out there, there’s no shortage of places to obtain a workout or full exercise program. People choose what type of workouts they do based on many […]

Scale it Back! The number on the scale doesn’t hold much weight.

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Scale it Back! The number on the scale doesn’t hold much weight.

Attention all you compulsive weighers and anyone else obsessed with the scale. You can now breathe a sigh of relief. Because you know that number it displays every time you step on? Well, it doesn’t actually hold that much weight. Some of us step on the scale every morning without so much as a single […]

Alternative Facts: Reasons You Should Actually Invest in a Gym Membership

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Alternative Facts: Reasons You Should Actually Invest in a Gym Membership

There are so many workout myths about gym programs out there, mostly believed by people who’ve never enrolled in one themselves. So, it’s time to dispel the rumors… with your help. We asked Hailee Walsh, a fitness trainer at Missouri’s City Gym, what the biggest myths new gym members had about joining one of her […]

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