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The Squat Guide

There’s no better form of strength training exercises for your lower half than the humble squat! Whether you are trying to lose weight or build muscle, it has to be one of the most effective exercises that you can do. The squat is often described as a ‘compound...

Benefits of Plant Protein

You might have heard loads of people claiming that those who do not eat meat suffer from protein deficiency. Now, how true is this? Not true at all! Back in the day, athletes and bodybuilders believed that they need to consume animal meat to build muscle. However,...

10 Powerful Plant-Based Sources of Omega-3

10 Powerful Plant-Based Sources of Omega-3   The benefits of omega-3 fatty acids are well-known. These polyunsaturated oils are found in three main types: alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Out of the three, only...

6 Compound Lifts to Pack on Muscle

6 Compound Lifts to Pack on Muscle If you are looking to build some serious muscles, compound lifts are the way to go. Compound lifts are exercises that work multiple muscle groups simultaneously as efficiently as possible. These are the key heavy lifts which form the...

Plant-Based Calcium Source

Plant-Based Calcium Source How many of you remember being told by your parents and doctors to drink a lot of milk back when you were young? Remember them saying that drinking milk will help you get stronger bones and teeth? The main reason why they emphasized on milk...

Peanut Butter Protein Cookies

Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Recipe type: Snack Cuisine: Protein Cookie Servings: 12 6 Ingredient Peanut butter protein cookies Peanut butter protein cookies made with just 6 super easy ingredients. Oat flour, Elevate Protein Powder, peanut butter,...

Essential Supplements for Plant-Based Athletes

While a plant-based diet is a sustainable way of living and a great source of nutrition and energy, for most people and athletes, in particular, it does mean missing out on a few essential minerals and nutrients. These nutrients serve to strengthen the body’s immune...

Cheat Day Grocery List for Plant-Based Athletes

Plant-based athletes don’t always have it that easy. For starters, they need to adopt a proper food diet that incorporates all the nutrients and minerals through which they’ll get their much-needed energy, and at the same time, they are always looking to add...

Easy Dairy-Free Swaps

Milk and other dairy products such as cheese are considered to be a valuable source of calcium and other nutrients all over the world. But these dairy items are stuffed with saturated fats and are linked with a number of health concerns. Read on as we look at the...

Coconut Lime BCAA Ice Pop

Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 4 hours of freezer time Recipe type: Post-Workout or Dessert Cuisine: Dairy-Free Servings: 1 Coconut Lime BCAA Ice Pop Here is a super fun way to get in proper recovery nutrition for your muscles. For those of you who may not be...

Do Plant-Based Diet’s Reduce Muscle Soreness?

Do Plant-Based Diet's Reduce Muscle Soreness? Exercising those muscles and putting them to intense work is usually an exciting activity. After exercising, you would often feel good about yourself and probably feel like you could lift a mountain with a mere finger.   ...

Superfoods For a Plant-Based Athlete’s Diet

Superfoods For a Plant-Based Athlete’s Diet If someone were to tell you that athletes like Venus Williams, Tom Brady, and Lewis Hamilton operate on a purely plant-based diet, not many people would believe it. There is a misconception that people who have muscles and...

Dragon Fruit Protein Smoothie Bowl

Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes Recipe type: Post-Workout or Dessert Cuisine: Dairy-Free Servings: 1 Fun Dragonfruit Protein Smoothie Bowl Recipe The bright pink fruit we know as “dragonfruit” sure looks pretty in smoothie bowls...but did you know that it...

Chocolate Protein Mug Cake

Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes Recipe type: Post-Workout or Dessert Cuisine: Dairy-Free Servings: 1 Chocolate Protein Mug Cake What is a protein mug cake? A protein mug cake is a single serve cake that uses a combination of protein powder, eggs (or vegan...

Black Cherry Protein Smoothie

Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes Recipe type: Post-Workout Cuisine: Dairy-Free Servings: 1 Black Cherry Protein Smoothie Cherries have been known to facilitate weight loss, lower hypertension, prevent cardiovascular disease, have anti-aging properties, and...

Cold Brew Protein Smoothie

Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes Recipe type: Pre-Workout Cuisine: Dairy-Free Servings: 1 Cold Brew Protein Smoothie Energize and replenish yourself with this Cold Brew Protein Smoothie recipe. Our Cold Brew Protein Smoothie is a refreshing smoothie that...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie

Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes Recipe type: Post Workout Cuisine: Dairy-Free Servings: 1 Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie Take your post-workout protein smoothie up a notch with this easy recipe. It’s sort of an unwritten rule. If you want to make...

Overnight Vanilla Apple Protein Oats

Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 180 minutes Recipe type: Breakfast Cuisine: Dairy-Free Servings: 1 Overnight Vanilla Apple Protein Oats We love our overnight oats, because they are a quick and easy breakfast recipe! They’re easy to prepare, and there is no cooking...

Vanilla Chocolate Chip Protein Ice Cream

Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 60 minutes Recipe type: Desserts Cuisine: Dairy-Free Servings: 1   Vanilla Chocolate Chip Protein Ice Cream If you don't have an ice cream maker (we know we don't!), this is the perfect (and healthy) way to make some guilt-free...

Quarantine Workouts: 10 Best Home Workout Ideas

Social distancing means no more gyms where you can work up a sweat. However, just because you don’t have access to your state-of-the-art gym machines, doesn’t mean you should be content to become a couch potato bingeing on Netflix. There are plenty of workout...

Dairy-Free Chocolate Protein Brownies

Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Recipe type: Desserts Cuisine: Dairy-Free Servings: 24 If you are one of those people who love desserts and but also like staying lean, be sure to put these brownies on your “must try” list. These secretly-good-for-you...

Plant-Based Coconut Lime BCAA Smoothie

Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes Recipe type: Smoothie Cuisine: Plant-Based Servings: 1 If you are looking for a smoothie recipe that is packed with energizing, muscle building, and immune boosting qualities, you came to the right place. Try out this tasty,...

5 Athletic Performance Enhancing Herbs

No one is really sure when humans first used herbs, roots, and other plants for medicinal purposes. There are some evidence-based estimates confirming how this practice goes back thousands of years. At the same time, no one's really sure about how far back herbal...

Double Chocolate Dairy-Free Protein Pudding

Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 4 hours (refrigerator time) Recipe type: Dessert Cuisine: Vegan Servings: 1 Sweet tooth? Rather than indulging in a sugary chocolate cake to satisfy those nighttime cravings, try this macro friendly, dairy-free, & protein packed...

Is Plant-Based Eating Just Another Trend?

Is Plant-Based Eating Just Another Trend? With the world becoming more open to different food options, there has been a surge of chefs, restaurants, and food chains developing dishes catering to vegetarians and those who prefer plant-based eating over other foods....

Do Veggies Contain Enough Protein To Build Muscle?

You may have heard a lot of vegetarian naysayers claiming people who don’t eat meat suffer from protein deficiency. This is absolutely not true. There are a number of athletes all over the world, including the likes of Venus Williams and Mike Tyson, who are either...

Gentle Stretches to Eliminate Back Aches and Pains

According to research gathered by The Good Body, almost 80% of Americans will experience back pain at some point in their lifetimes. Alarming, isn’t it? However, considering how most Americans live their day-to-day lives, it shouldn’t be all that surprising that such...

Chocolate Chip Banana Protein Pancakes

Prep Time: 15 Minutes Total Time: 45 Minutes Recipe type: Breakfast Cuisine: Plant-Based Servings: 2   Are  you getting bored of the same old eggs and bacon for breakfast? Try this exciting plant-based pancake recipe. Packed with muscle building plant protein,...

5 Hip Strengthening Exercises Every Runner Should Do

Are you dealing with a lot of hip pain during or after a workout? If you’re nodding in agreement, then you’re in the right place. As an athlete, I’ve had my fair share of hip problems. I invested a lot of time (and money) attempting to figure out the reasons behind my...

No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Prep Time: 10 Minutes Total Time: 55 Minutes Recipe type: Snack Cuisine: Vegan Servings: 20 This simple and protein packed "No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Balls" recipe is perfect for easy snacking on-the-go! With oats, Elevate Nutrition Protein Powder,...

Espresso Protein Smoothie

Prep Time: 5 Minutes Total Time: 5 Minutes Recipe type: Caffeinated Smoothie Cuisine: Vegan Servings: 1 Try this incredibly delicious protein packed and energizing smoothie recipe to combat your afternoon slump! 2 shots of iced espresso 1 1/2 scoops Elevate Chocolate...

Mango Banana Protein Smoothie

Prep Time: 5 Minutes Total Time: 5 Minutes Recipe type: Smoothie Bowl Cuisine: Vegan Servings: 1 Try this incredibly delicious protein packed smoothie bowl for fitness enthusiasts . This recipe is high in protein and packed with nutrient to fuel your active lifestyle!...

Plant Based Protein Waffles

Prep Time: 10 Minutes Total Time: 25 Minutes Recipe type: Breakfast/Snack Cuisine: Vegan Servings: 1 Are you tired of your breakfast? Or maybe you are having a difficult time fitting all that plant based protein into your daily macros! Well, check out these amazing...

Increase Your Core Strength With These Weighted Moves

How much do you think about how your core impacts you on a daily basis? Unfortunately you’re probably not taking your core into consideration enough in your health routine. Oh, maybe you do some sit-ups, and that’s just fine. But it’s also important to think about...

Is Whey Protein Bad for You?

Being a fitness junkie, you must think that you know all about proteins. But did you know that whey protein is actually bad for you? Yes, we know you are shocked to read this, but it is true. Gym goers are familiar with the importance of protein powder in their diet....

Ways to Make Lifting Weights More Effective

It is easy to get comfortable in your exercise routine. There is nothing wrong with being comfortable, it is safe. But we know that is not enough for you. Being a weightlifter, your eye is on the prize. And you can’t climb the mountain if you don’t leave the base...

Keys to Building your Own Training Program

Bodybuilders are always searching for the best training program. If you search the internet, you will find hundreds of hits from people claiming their training program is the best. While some swear on adding hours on their current program, others might have experiment...

A Beginners Guide to Pilates

“In 10 sessions you’ll feel the difference, in 20 sessions you’ll see a difference, and in 30 sessions you’ll have a whole new body” – Joseph Pilates You must have heard people raving about Pilates and wondered what it actually is. Today, we will tell you all you need...

The Best Workouts to Get You Ripped

If you are planning to get ripped and lean, you have come to the right place. Now that you have your calorie-count under control and the best plant-based supplement, it is time for the best workout regime to help you get ripped and ready. But the question remains –...

How to Build Mass as a Plant-Based Athlete

Athletes are under a lot of scrutiny. They need to have great form, body mass, and muscles to be able to do what they do best. And to make sure you get all three of these, you need proteins. So, bring on the steaks, right? Wrong! That is a common misconception. Red...

Guide to Weight Training For Women

You might have noticed that more women are dedicating themselves towards strength training nowadays. Even a few years back, women usually chose to sweat out doing aerobics. But thankfully, those days are long gone. But we are sad to say that most women don’t know the...

How to Build Muscle on a Plant-Based Diet

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to eat red meat to build muscles. You can build muscles even if you are on a plant-based diet. And no matter what diet you are on, building muscles takes time and hard work. It can be challenging, we will give you that, but...

How Waking up Early can Increase Productivity and Happiness

It is widely known that sleep influences a lot of our lives. Many studies have shown that a continued lack of sleep (sleep deprivation) has negative results on not only the ability to be happy but also the immune system, brain functioning and blood pressure levels. It...

The 13 Major Muscle Groups of the Body and their Functions

The 13 Major Muscle Groups of the Body and their Functions There are more than 600 muscles the human body composed of. With such a complex system in place, a regular person can’t know them all, so we understand if you’re a little intimidated by the thought. No...

A Guide to Vegan Tacos

If there is one food that is irresistible, it is tacos. There is something about this delicious food that you can’t seem to put it down. If you are a taco fan, you must have tried hundreds of different recipes. But have you ever tried vegan tacos? Vegan tacos are so...

Mindfulness Techniques for Athletes

“You have to be able to center yourself, to let all of your emotions go… Don’t ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body.” – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Your mental health is connected to your physical health like they are two sides of the same coin....

How Much Protein Should a Vegan Bodybuilder Consume?

Bodybuilding is not just a hobby, but a lifestyle. And one of the most important things the bodybuilders have to have in their diet is protein. When we say protein, your mind must automatically jump to milk, eggs, and meat. But that is not the option for vegan...

Why Eat Organic?

Organic food is getting more popular nowadays. Find out why you should incorporate more organic food into your diet and how it will improve your overall health and wellness.

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8 Tips for Losing Weight

Losing weight can be an issue for some people if they don’t have the correct information or lack knowledge of where to even start. These 8 tipis for losing weight will help you start a journey towards a new you.

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The Way of The Vegan Meathead

People act like getting enough protein to facilitate strength gains is difficult. With the rapidly expanding market of vegan protein powders (like the magnificent Elevate Nutrition line), supplements, protein bars, and fake meats, I proclaim that getting MORE THAN ENOUGH protein as a vegan has never been easier.

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