Today I have noticed my recovery from my bike training for the Etape du Tour is substandard. I take artificial products like SIS protein powders and eat loads of carbohydrates. I feel tired and lethargic and recover very slowly.
Bredan Brazier is a Vegan Ironman athlete who has designed a range of products and educational videos and books to help the everyday person learn more about eating wholefoods to maximise their health. Some of the benefits include:
- Decrease body fat
- Diminish visible signs of aging
- Boost energy without caffeine or sugar
- Cultivate mental clarity
- Enhance mood
- Eliminate junk-food cravings
- Improve sleep quality
- Build a stronger immune system
- Lower cholesterol
- Reduce biological age
- Examine your current diet. Write a list of all the things you eat that you think might be taking away from your energy or aren’t supporting your health and fitness goals.
- Plan for success as you take action over your 30 day journey to thrive. The changes you make throughout this program will be most effective when you can make them your new habits. The following five habits are the tools that will make it easier to get the most from this program—they’ll help you succeed if you develop and follow them consistently:
- Eat throughout the day—eating several small meals helps maintain energy levels, eases digestive strain and spreads nutrients to sustain you all day
- Drink a nutritious smoothie each day—you’ll get whole food nutrition that’s easy on your digestive system and provides lasting energy
- Eat a big green salad every day—these are a staple when eating to thrive (you’ll learn why over the next 30 days)
- Eat a raw energy bar every day—they’re an easy way to pack nutrition into a convenient, easy to carry form
- Eat a substantial, balanced afternoon snack—you’ll get the nutrition you need so you won’t be famished when it comes to your evening mealNext Lesson Preview:
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