Top 5 Ways to Strengthen Your Bones on a Vegan Diet

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For ages the dairy industry did a killer (pun intended) job preventing people from thinking you cannot strengthen your bones on a vegan diet. We heard it all the time growing up, “Finish your milk! You need it to grow strong bones.” And if you’re like me, I had to come up with ways to […]

Fitness Exercises You Can Do With Kids During the Winter Months

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The winter months can present challenges when it comes to sticking to your exercise routine as well as keeping your kids active… The new year may be here, but winter still has a few more weeks before it melts into spring. For most of us, winter calls to mind warm, cozy sweaters, nights cuddled up […]

The Veg Effect

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My friend and fellow fitness enthusiast Stic, of the hip hop duo Dead Prez, was recently featured in a documentary called “The Veg Effect”. To watch this series visit http://vegeffect.com This documentary follows 5 different individuals who have adopted, on various levels, a vegetarian diet and lifestyle. Stic is 100% veg and recently challenged himself […]

Introduction to Qigong Part 2: Applications and Styles.

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Now that we understand what qigong and qi actually are (if you have not read part one, do so HERE), we can begin to explore the various applications and styles of qigong. There are three primary reasons people practise qigong; medical, health, and to enhance martial arts training. Medical qigong is one of the four main […]

Introduction to Qigong Part 1: What is Qigong?

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While I truly love lifting weights and physical training, I believe it is crucial to adopt and internal practice that focuses on health and restoration as well. I am going to present a series of blogs over the next few weeks or months about the practice of qigong. I believe in a holistic approach to […]