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How does a vegan diet help your health & fitness?

A vegan diet is great for improving many different aspects of life. Yes, it’s great for animals and yes for the planet but ALSO when done right it can be great for your health and fitness as ...

JustFit in LA

6 Ways to Have a Healthy Weekend in Los Angeles

Whether you live in L.A. or just visiting, there are endless activities to keep you moving. Here are a few of my favorites! 1. Go for a hike Hiking is one of the best ways to get exercise, ...

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Take this nourishing vegan travel food on your next trip

Do you find it hard to eat healthy while on the go? On top of that, are you trying to stick to your vegan lifestyle? It can be difficult to know the right things to eat at the best of times, even ...

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Understanding Macronutrients & Micronutrients On Your Plant-Based Diet

I know it sounds like we are in biology class again, but put simply, macronutrients and micronutrients are the puzzle pieces (the nutrients) we need to keep our health and metabolic system ...

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Top Tips to Go Vegan Today

As a vegan, the conversation around veganism occurs in almost every encounter involving food, especially when dining with non-vegans. People are usually genuinely curious and immediately wonder ...

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Amazing Plant Proteins To Get Into Your Diet

Where do you get your protein from? Let’s first discuss the fact that protein is in ALL foods.  Amino acids are the building blocks of protein and they are found in all food, even fruit! The ...

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My 10 Year Plant-Based Personal Trainer Anniversary

I shocked myself the other day when I realized it’s been over 10 years since I started personal training. That’s right, a whole decade! On top of that, it’s also been that long being ...

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4 Reasons You Need a VEGAN Fitness Coach

You’ve made the commitment to a vegan lifestyle or plant-based diet. And at the same time it’s important for you to stay in shape. You may be on the lookout for a personal trainer or coach to ...

Are you needing easy ways to cook vegan and eat healthy? I’ll show you three vegan meal ideas and how I eat to stay healthy, energized, & satiated.

Three ‘S’uccessful Vegan Meals to Aim for Daily

Are you needing easy ways to cook vegan and eat healthy? Here I’ll show you three vegan meal ideas and how I eat to stay healthy, energized, and satiated. My ‘S’ecret to this ‘S’uccessful way of ...

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What Should My Heart Rate Be During Rest and Exercise?

There are so many reasons why you may want to learn more about your heart rate. If you wanted to gage your heart health or if you are an athlete and training for optimal performance then it’s ...

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Top Tips For Kicking Your Soda-Pop Habit (For a Sugar-Free 2022)

Kicking your soda-pop habit is one of the best dietary choices you can make. Here are a few reasons why you should kick the bad habit now. Prevent diseases Many diseases have been ...

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How to Smash Your New Year’s Vegan Fitness Goals (in 9 Easy Steps)

Do you find New Year’s resolutions difficult to keep? Believe me, I know the feeling; we’re all guilty of setting ourselves unrealistic or unsustainable goals, especially when it comes to ...

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5 of the Best Metabolism Boosting Tips

Try these nutritious metabolism boosting tips for your busy week! Metabolism Tip 1: Sip on black coffee to boost your metabolism.  Caffeine, especially natural caffeine, like unsweetened ...

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How to Prepare for a Healthy Vegan Christmas 2021

Thanksgiving has been and gone and you know what that means, right? It’s nearly Christmas 2021! But for many, Christmas can be a very stressful time of the year and often an incredibly unhealthy ...

the ultimate guide to vegan health and fitness

The Ultimate Guide to Vegan Health & Fitness (updated Oct 2021)

Hoping to embark on your vegan health & fitness journey but don’t know where to start? Then you’ve come to the right place! My name is Justine and, as a vegan certified personal trainer and ...

why eating carbohydrates is healthy

The Importance of Carbohydrates (and why you need to be eating them!)

Carbohydrates. Are they good or bad? Or somewhere in between? Keto, South Beach, Atkins, Dukan…plenty of fad diets recommend cutting back on this important macronutrient. The concept that ...

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4 Steps to Improve your Fitness Mindset

Try These Small Changes that can Lead to Big Results Committing to a healthy lifestyle takes consistency and dedication. You have to find what makes you happy in an active lifestyle and go for it ...

the nutritional health benefits of edamame

The Awesome Health Benefits of Edamame Beans

Eda-WHAT?! . . . a Japanese word for soybeans that are not fully matured, picked then boiled in their pod. I am bringing up edamame not only because of its amazing taste, but it’s amazing ...