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    Basketball Court Agility Workout

    Now that spring is upon is, I’ve been trying to make an effort to take my workouts outside. With the weather being just the right temperature, I’m able to break a good sweat, but not overheat. Before hitting a workout, I personally love to prepare a meal that’s made with a combination of healthy fats, like coconut oil, carbohydrates, and protein. Coconut oil is great to consume before a workout because the medium chain triglycerides that are found in coconut oil end up being used directly for energy – talk about fueling your body! Check out my recipe for a [...]

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    Essential Nutrients for Clean Eating

    With changing my lifestyle to eating clean and exercising regularly, I have had so many questions on how I’ve achieved my weight loss goals. The two key techniques that I have found to be successful for my body have been eliminating sugar and adding in healthy fats, such as coconut oil, into my diet. As a disclaimer, these methods are what work for me, but keep in mind that everyone’s body is different and responds to different methods of dieting. Brendan Brazier recently wrote an article on what a plant-based athletes shopping cart looks like, which was right on point [...]

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    Energizing Coffee Protein Shake

    Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  I’m currently eating my way through events with family and enjoying a relaxing day off. What comes after Thanksgiving?! Black Friday, of course. Call me crazy, but I do love Black Friday Shopping and will be partaking in the madness later tonight. Each year I tend to get extremely sleepy from all the turkey, carbohydrates and sweets that are consumed. This year, in order to prepare for my shopping festivities, I’ll be preparing an energizing protein shake. When I think of energy, coconut oil and coffee instantly come to my mind. You’re probably wondering how coconut oil [...]

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