August 2017

Fueling Your Paleo Lifestyle – 6 High-Carb Vegetables

For those who eat anything they want, getting enough carbs is ridiculously easy – bread and pastas have carbs in abundance. Grains are an excellent source of carbohydrates in the same way that meat is generally a phenomenal source of protein. But grains are not allowed on Paleo. Since a lack of carbohydrates can leave you without the energy to perform at your full potential, it’s important to know where to look for a healthy amount. Paleo people must [...]

Paleo Power – 6 Epic Reasons to Eat Like a Caveman

Are you familiar with the Paleo diet? You may have heard it mentioned at your gym, CrossFit studio, or other places where athletes gather. Trademarked in a book called The Paleo Diet by Loren Cordain, the Paleo Diet has taken the world by storm, surging in popularity among those who want to lose weight, cultivate more energy, and live a lifestyle that is more in tune with their your savage roots. Let’s explore this revolutionary diet and see why [...]

Sweet but Powerful – 6 Fruits that Facilitate Muscle Growth

Do you know how fruit can help you achieve your fitness goals? Although it’s admittedly full of fructose, a natural form of sugar, many fruits have powerful properties when it comes to getting the crucial nutrients you need to build muscle. If you’re a fitness-concerned vegan and have been skipping out on fruit in your diet, let us show you why bananas, avocados, and many other fruits are all deserving of a place on your meal plan. Why Fruits are [...]

What's it like on a hog farm? How does this influence one ethically? This interview delves into these topics and more.

The Story of a Hog Factory Farmer Turned Vegan

I remember instead of going into farrowing rooms to put piglets on the trucks to go to other farms, I was instead going from room to room filling a grain cart that could hold about 300 pounds of feed and instead I was filling it with dead piglets. I honestly don’t think I’ll ever see a more horrific scene and it was caused by a disease.   When we first met our guest it was on a ‘Ask Me Anything’ thread [...]

Finding Your Whey – 6 Vegan Supplements that Help You Get Shredded

How serious are you about your fitness regimen? If you just don’t feel right when you miss a day of working out, then you probably take your fitness goals pretty seriously. For many fitness enthusiasts, supplements are an excellent way to get the nutrition you need in a single meal, often in the form of a delicious shake or smoothie. Who Uses Supplements? In 2016, Americans spent 35 billion dollars on vitamins and nutritional supplements, and the industry continues [...]

July 2017

Getting the Most Out of Summertime – Top Five Travel Adventures & More!

Oh Summer, how I love you!  You are the embodiment of heat, fire, sun, fruit, and fun!  The days stretch to wrap their arms around whatever activities we might want to indulge in. So ask yourself the most important question right now: “How can I best appreciate and take advantage of the beauty of summer!?” These days were made for exploring the best nature has to offer – flowers, fruits, and festivities galore.  In this article we’re inviting you to indulge [...]

Not All Veggies are Created Equal – 10 Protein Packed Veggies that Build Muscle

We’ve all heard it as children – “Eat your vegetables, they’re good for you!” Now as adults with a lot of options, we care about WHY they’re good for us and the impact they’ll make on our bodies. With the wide range of vegetables available throughout the world, how do you choose the ones that will build muscle and help you meet your fitness goals? Fortunately for vegans who are concerned about fitness, we’ve compiled a list of the [...]

The Most Important Meal – 6 Powerful Vegan Breakfast Options

We’ve all heard it – Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But doesn’t that depend on what you’re having for breakfast? There’s no doubt that breakfast is the meal that sets the course for the rest of our day. Loading up on sugary cereals, pastries, and mochas may be allowed on the vegan diet, but is that really what you want in your body? Find out why breakfast can be the most important meal of the day, [...]

Find Out Why These 5 Badass Athletes Became Vegan

Can you name three vegan athletes? Not only are vegan athletes becoming more common, but many of them have serious muscle that helps them excel in challenging sports. Ever heard of Mike Tyson? What about Nate Diaz? See why veganism is becoming the optimal diet for those who train their body for professional fights, sports, and other grueling challenges. Nate Diaz – Popular MMA Fighter and Passionate Vegan Three days after choking out Conor McGregor, Nick Diaz, the twin brother of [...]

Know Your Beans and Seeds – The Key to Growing Muscle on the Vegan Diet

Building muscle as a vegan isn’t hard – you just have to know where to look for potent protein sources. Not only are some veggies packed with protein, but beans and seeds are powerful muscle boosters as well. Supplying vast amounts of protein with relatively small servings, beans and seeds are essentially the secret weapons for vegans who want to bulk up. Learn more about the six beans and six seeds that are must-haves for vegan athletes. What is a [...]