Wellbeing & Fitness

To Reach Your Wellbeing Goals, Focus on Your Mental Health, Says This Doctor
To Reach Your Wellbeing Goals, Focus on Your Mental Health, Says This Doctor
The initial idea of a new year’s resolution can be very exciting: As we turn the page to the new year we begin thinking about changes we would like to make, experiences we would like to have, and how we want to live our lives. This can give a big shot of dopamine and adrenaline which can cause an almost euphoric feeling. On t...
7 Tips to Crush Your New Year’s Goals, from Nutritionists
7 Tips to Crush Your New Year’s Goals, from Nutritionists
The New Year is a blank slate for starting over and giving yourself a fresh start on goals big and small. This year, many are making a commitment to eat plant-based for health and wellbeing and enhanced immunity. As Rhyan Geiger, RDN owner of Phoenix Vegan Dietitian, puts it, “Starting a New Year's resolution can be exciting, but may also become difficult after the first week.” Wh...
These 7 Olympic Gold Medalists Are Powered by Plant-Based Diets
These 7 Olympic Gold Medalists Are Powered by Plant-Based Diets
If you’re tuning in to watch the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, you may be surprised to hear that Olympians at the top of their game have credited their sporting success to adopting a plant-based diet. In honor of the Summer Games, we're spotlighting seven athletes who say their plant-based diet helped them prepare and compete at the highest Olympic levels. Now, m...
The Best Post-Workout Vegan Foods to Build Muscle, Have More Energy
The Best Post-Workout Vegan Foods to Build Muscle, Have More Energy
You just crushed your workout and now are in search of the best post-workout foods that will help you build muscle, have energy, and promote your recovery.  While you may have had a great vegan pre-workout meal, you will also need to refuel after work out with a healthy mix of carbohydrates, proteins, healthy fats, and more. What are the best ve...
Alex Morgan’s Secret Weapon and Becoming the Fittest She’s Ever Been
Alex Morgan’s Secret Weapon and Becoming the Fittest She’s Ever Been
Alex Morgan is sitting in what looks like a dorm room, on her cardboard single bed, next to the window, where the morning light streams in and lets her know it's two days until game time, when she and other returning veterans of Team USA, including Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd, will start their campaign to win another Olympic gold. ...
Feeling Stuck in a Life Rut? Here are 4 Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone
Feeling Stuck in a Life Rut? Here are 4 Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone
Feel like you're stuck in a rut?  If the answer is yes, you're right in the middle of a trend of the post-pandemic "blahs" that many people are feeling, which has a technical term called languishing. The New York Times called languishing the "middle child" of mental health since it's neither depression nor anxiety, but something in between where you feel stuck and unexcited by
For More Effective Workouts and Better Stamina, Add Beetroot, Studies Show
For More Effective Workouts and Better Stamina, Add Beetroot, Studies Show
There are few things that just by adding it, can improve performance and actually leave the body healthier than it was before. But that appears to be the case with beetroot, especially beetroot powder, which when taken before a workout, has been shown to boost stamina, performance, and efficiency, all without any ill effects. It does this by improving ox...
To Start Your Day With Less Stress and More Energy, Try This Proven Ritual
To Start Your Day With Less Stress and More Energy, Try This Proven Ritual
There is a proven way to start your day that studies show will help curb stress, boost energy and start your day calmer, happier, and with less fatigue. This ritual is a gentle, restorative Sun Salutation, which stretches your body and helps regulate your breathing as you set your intention for the day...

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