Category: Fitness

  • Top Five Must Read Books about Veganism

    Top Five Must Read Books about Veganism

    I am constantly amazed by the incredible perspectives the vegan philosophy encompasses, and perhaps the best way to get this insight is to read books about the subject.

  • Veganism and Shaolin

    Veganism and Shaolin

    Ten minutes into “The Shaolin Temple” Jet Li is contemplating the ethics killing a worm to feed to an injured sick bird. His master sets him right teaching that it’s never right to take a life. I was left pondering quite a bit over that scene.

  • Cronometer – Tracking my Vegan Nutrition

    Cronometer – Tracking my Vegan Nutrition

    When you first go vegan, the power, speed and performance you unlock is incredible. You automatically become lean, you hit your BMI targets and you’re physical more capable.

  • Guys should do Yoga.

    Guys should do Yoga.

    It makes sense for us guys to do Yoga. The foundational benefits it’s provides are profound and significantly enables other physical activities. Beyond that the benefits it provides to our state of mind and immune system are incredibly useful.

  • The Best and Only way to get your Protein

    The Best and Only way to get your Protein

    In this post, I’ll give an example of what I eat in a typical day with the associated protein intake. The current RDA (Recommended Dietary Allowance) for protein ranges from country to country, but 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight is typical for many countries, including the US and Canada.

  • 3 Foods to Boost your Vegan Athleticism

    3 Foods to Boost your Vegan Athleticism

    When I went Vegan I very quickly noticed a surge in speed, power, performance and endurance. Having always been a contrarian, rather than go to the gym, I saw this a reason to never go the gym. After all I was getting gains for free! I’m lean forever and I never need to workout; Sold!

  • ParkRuns and Plant Powered

    ParkRuns and Plant Powered

    I hate running! Or at least I used to hate it. All I recall about running is pain inflicted upon the body and mind. My sole thought after my first 5km run was : “Now I know why people invented cars!” However this opinion of my mine has radically changed over the past few months. I now appreciate running as something quite rewarding. I now see why people like it so much. Let me tell you what happened.

  • I Started off 2020 Right – This is what I did

    I Started off 2020 Right – This is what I did

    Usually when a new year rolls around I’m still in bed recovering from the festivities. Starting off a new year with a dull headache and reflexively hitting that snooze button doesn’t bode well for all of my best intentioned plans for the year. However, not only is this a new year but a new decade, and I wanted to start things off right. This is what I did.

  • Veganism, Training and the 80-20

    Veganism, Training and the 80-20

    As a kid, I always wanted to be big. Arnold big! So going to the gym was a given and it’s wonderful when you see those size results coming. However, somehow I got the notion that if you’re working hard in the gym, then you can eat whatever you want. I abused this notion wholesale. I would eat every kind of fast food and work it off just as fast. After a long while I found out, this approach really doesn’t work!