Apr 04, 2020
Many of us have found ourselves unable to go to the gym during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lockdown and shelter-in-place precautionary measures have been enacted by public officials to slow the spread of this virus. We can't let this social distancing stop us from maintaining or improving our body's fitness level. We must find new ways to get our workouts in with what we have and learn new methods and techniques. When it comes to achieving your fitness goals, you can't let any excuse or obstacle get in your way. You must push forward and overcome it!
Mar 14, 2020
It's official, we have sprung our clocks forward in the signs of early sunlight and warmer weather. That's right. We have finally reached that time of year where we can return to nature without being chilled by the winter cold. Spring marks the perfect time to return to popular outdoor fitness activities like hiking, trail running, mountain biking, or walking your dog in your local park. While we know there are physical benefits to your body and muscles from doing these activities, like any other workout, there may be other health benefits that only nature can provide.
Feb 27, 2020
If you want to be an athlete, you need to be physically fit. This is something that most of us realize as a crucial factor in being an elite athlete. We also realize that you need to train hard and fuel your body with the proper nutrients to build yourself up to being an elite athlete. Nutrients that many people believe you can only find in a diet that includes meat. However, with the rise of plant-based and vegan athletes in all kinds of sports across the globe, this becomes an idea that needs investigation. Follow me while I take a look at The Most Jacked Plant-Based Athletes.
Jan 06, 2020
At the beginning of every year, many people start their journey toward a healthier lifestyle and improved physical fitness. This is mostly due to the tradition of the "New Years Resolution" that involves individuals pledging a certain change in their diets, bad habits, and other ways in which they live. New diets and fitness programs seem to sprout up as a direct result of this massive collective shift towards improved health and fitness. With all that being said, let us take a look into the emerging fitness trends coming this year and see if they are based on health or hype.
Nov 11, 2019
We all know that we need protein in our diets but what exactly is in protein that makes it so important to the human body? Plant and animal proteins are both made up of about 20 common amino acids. The amounts of these amino acids vary as a characteristic of each particular protein. This is why not all the protein found in food is the same and why some foods are better than others for sources of protein in our diets.
Oct 23, 2019
We have all heard the claims that you can't build or maintain muscle mass on a plant-based diet. These claims have accumulated quite a following with the backing of many strongmen, bodybuilders, and professional athletes over the years. Some might say this is rightfully so, with the science and research that supports whey protein and meat's ability to help build and maintain lean muscle mass. This research is just a result of looking in that direction. We are now beginning to look in the direction of plants and their ability to be just as effective as whey or meat when it comes to building and maintaining lean muscle. This is a direction that is continuously building popularity with mounding scientific evidence and the backing of new athletes all the time.Read more
Jun 13, 2019
Who doesn't love those delicious, bluish, purple-hued berries known as blueberries? They are typically praised for there natural sweetness and flavor. But did you know, blueberries are among the most nutrient-dense berries on the planet? It turns out that maybe these berries should be thought of as more of a superfood than a sweet treat. No wonder Organic Muscle Athlete Mike Kneuer has incorporated these bold berries into his protein shakes featuring our Organic Plant Protein!