Category: Nutrition

September 7, 2014

Why Body Vi Shakes Are the Perfect Pre Run Meal

Juicing is great! Having all the nutrients and minerals found in fruit and vegetables in a cup is the way to go. However, I believe this sort of drink is best taken after a workout, to replenish all the necessary elements and to aid in recovery. After all, I cannot imagine having a fruit juice or multi vegetable juice minutes before a run. Reasons for […]

July 24, 2014

Get In Shape For Zombie Run UK

Motivation to get in shape is often difficult to find. First obstacle is usually time, then the issue of those extra pounds we’re carrying and finally, the regime and boredom of repetitive exercises. Do not get me wrong, I have found the calling and enjoy my exercises and running but it took me years to get off my backside and realise the importance of exercise […]

July 17, 2014

Cornmeal Carrot Cake (Bread)

Great tasting, flour free and processed sugar free cornmeal carrot cake which takes only a few minutes to make. Try for yourself this new healthy carrot cake recipe. Ingredients: 5 carrots 2 eggs 2 cups cornmeal 1/2 cup oats 1/2 cup warm almond milk 2 teaspoons honey Cinnamon Pinch of salt (optional: chopped walnuts) Preparation: First, shred the carrots. In a bowl, add all ingredients […]

June 20, 2014

Train Hard Recover Effortlessly

Better yet, train wise. Hard training is good, as long as it is done properly. No use killing oneself, performing exercises that are done incorrectly and bring no results. Hard, improper training only brings poor results and injury. Training hard and wise brings the results and keeps injury free. What is more important, and sadly greatly overlooked, is the recovery process. If only there was […]

June 17, 2014

Chia Fresca – Ultimate Pre Workout Drink

Chia Fresca (Iskiate) These little, innocent looking seeds can add a real punch to your workout. Grown in Mexico and Guatemala, and known for its nutritional values, chia seeds were used by Aztecs and other tribes as a rich part of their diet. Slowly, the seeds are being rediscovered and promoted as a superfood. What’s So Great About Chia Seeds? They are packed with mono […]

June 10, 2014

Minimum Calories Maximum Nutrition

What is the significance of getting maximum nutrition out of minimum calories? If you’re a runner like me, or looking for a best way to lose weight, you will appreciate Body Vi Shakes, as they deliver just that. A single shake provides less than 200 calories but a third of recommended daily allowance of calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium and zinc. Not to mention other minerals […]

March 17, 2014

Banana Cookies Recipe

Flour free, processed sugar free recipe which takes only a few minutes to make. Enjoy these healthy banana oatmeal cookies. Ingredients: 1 cup porridge oats 2 ripe bananas 1 tablespoon coconut oil (or creamed coconut) 1 handful dried cranberries 2 tablespoons honey Pinch of cinnamon Pinch of salt Preparation: In a bowl, mash bananas with a fork. Add all other ingredients and continue mixing with […]

March 7, 2014

Best Meal Replacement Shakes – Not Only For Weight Loss

Meal replacement shakes are a great way to get a proper, nutritious meal to aid weight loss. However, best meal replacement shakes can also stimulate lean muscle growth and provide nutrition and energy needed for physical activities. Pre Half Marathon Meal I broke away from conventional food suggestions prior to my first half marathon last year. Instead, I followed Stu Mittleman’s advice (as outlined in […]

February 14, 2014

What To Eat Week Before Half Marathon

Nutrition Prior To the Race During the training sessions in preparation for the big day, you will have noticed how what you consume effects your running. Ever run in the morning after having a few drinks the night before? How did your legs feel? Heavier, slower? Or how about running a few hours after having sweets? What you eat before half marathon will determine how […]

January 8, 2014

Project 10 – Can you lose 10 lbs in 2 weeks?

Lose 10 lbs Fast How much time do you need to lose 10 lbs, 2 weeks? Maybe a month? Some can probably do it in a week. No matter how long (within a reasonable time frame), it is nice to lose those extra pounds. Project 10, part of the 90 Day BodyByVi Challenge is designed to help you lose those first 10 pounds. Even if […]