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Squash Lasagna

by Crystal Moulton INGREDIENTS 9 no-boil lasagna noodles (or boil some regular lasagna noodles if the others aren’t available) Squash Bechamel: ¼ cup all-purpose flour 1½ cups squash (or pumpkin puree) 2 cups nondairy milk like soy or almond, unsweetened 2 tsp olive oil Creamed Spinach: 4 tsp olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped […]

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Crystal Hammer | Powerlifting | Team Members

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Principles of Dieting

by Justin Morgan Dieting can be stressful, confusing, and a general pain.  Especially if you are an athlete that also needs to preserve as much muscle, strength, and overall performance as possible while dieting to lose weight. This article will hopefully help to give you some guidelines that will make dieting easier and less confusing.  […]

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Cutting | dieting | Fat Loss | How To | Justin Morgan | macros | nutrition

Commonly Asked Questions

by Kayleigh Hill Being Vegan in today’s world, I have of course encountered the famous “But where do you get your protein?” question a million times. Lately, it seems as though I am answering to the following topics more and more as well. I am not a doctor or health professional, I am simply a Vegan […]

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romaine green drink

by Ndem Nkem  ingredients 1 head romaine lettuce 1 lemon or lime (juiced) 3 cups water additional greens (optional) cayenne pepper (optional) 2 tsp apple cider vinegar (optional) place all ingredients in a blender (i use a vitamix) and blend. drink throughout the day . This drink is amazing if you feel like you need […]

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health | nutrition | Recipe | Smoothie

Why is vitamin B12 important for athletes?

by Sheila and Gene Calvin Vitamin B12 is also commonly referred to as cobalamin. Adequate intake and absorption of this vitamin is of special concern to older athletes as well as vegetarian and vegan athletes. Vitamin B12 plays a role in the health and performance of the nervous and cardiovascular systems, the growth and development […]

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Post Workout Smoothie

by Brent Henderson Nutrition before and after a workout is wildly debated and just about everyone you ask will have a different answer, I’ve heard everything from super expensive glow in the dark pre-workouts that contain who knows what kind of chemicals, to precise instructions of 13 ½ strawberries and a piece of toast with […]

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Why are vitamins and minerals important?

by Gene and Sheila Calvin Vitamin and mineral supplementation are very important to athletes and non-athletes. We need to know how they impact our performance and help us reach our goals. Do you know the difference between a fat and water soluble vitamins? Vitamins are classified as either water soluble (B vitamins and vitamin C) […]

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Spaghetti Squash Casserole

by Elana Priesman The Sauce: 1 box of POM strained tomatoes new Frontiers pizza seasoning to taste The Vegeliciousness Roast a halved spaghetti squash in a shallow pan of water open face down for 45minat 400-450 depending on your oven Use a silpat or parchment paper for the rest and watch carefully because they will […]

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Lessons Learned The Hard Way

by Kelly Colobella Right now the year is turning over, people are making resolutions… getting healthier, losing weight, going vegan (hopefully), and doing things they want to do to better themselves and the world around them. I was never a big resolution setter… I figure, if you want to change something enough you will just […]

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acceptance | Diet | fitness | inspiration | Kelly Colobella | nutrition | strength | training

How to Curb Cravings while Dieting

by Samantha Shorkey January 2014 Well it’s now January—the start of a new year and the most depressing month of all (in rainy Vancouver anyway.) It’s also the time of year when every gym is packed full of new people regretting their holiday food choices and wanting to make positive change in their lives. The […]

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Childhood Obesity

by Korin Sutton “The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat.” -Albert Einstein. Today in America we have a huge epidemic problem and that is childhood obesity. Childhood obesity is growing and it is growing fast, […]

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childhood obesity | health | Korin Sutton | lifestyle | nutrition | obesity

I hit like a Vegan

Arnold Schwarzenegger. That name means different things to different people. Terminator. Governator. Regardless if you agree or disagree with his political agenda or his acting ability, one thing is for certain-the dude can move some weight. When it comes to fitness and exercise, everybody can agree, he is an expert. The proof is in the […]

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Vegan Chad’s Post Workout Smoothie

by Chad Byers

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Food a Fuel

by Tricia Kelly I have been on a journey to overhaul my health and fitness for the past couple of years. Since 2011, I have taken consistent action to transform my body on the inside and out and create a better mind, body and life for myself. One of the most significant changes has been […]

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Diet | eating disorder | medicine | nutrition | Tricia Kelly