Sprouted Gains: How to fuel your training, gain muscle, and lose fat on a vegan diet
Created for newbie and wannabe vegans, Sprouted Gains is a comprehensive, 112-page guide to making sure your vegan nutrition supports your fitness goals - especially if you strength train.
It comes with a free companion guide that contains supplementary resources like interviews with vegan experts, sample vegan food logs, and more.
The Vegan Athlete: A complete guide to an active, healthy, plant-based lifestyle
Completely revised and updated, this is the second edition of Vegan Vitality. The ultimate guide to veganism for active lifestyles, this book contains recipe updates, a new chapter on protein for vegan strength trainees, and new interviews with vegan athletes (for a total of 20 interviews).
In The Vegan Athlete you'll find 100+ recipes, nutrition and food prep advice, at-home workouts, and much more.
Available on Amazon here.
Resistance Band Workouts: 50 exercises for strength training at home or on the go
This is your one-stop-shop to improve strength and body composition without having to purchase a gym membership.
A collection of 50 resistance band exercises that work all the major muscle groups will inspire you to create—and maintain—a regular strength training practice, whether you're working out at home, outdoors, or while travelling. Once you're are familiar with the various exercise possibilities, you'll learn how to put together your own well-rounded strength programs.
Available on Amazon here.
Foam Rolling: 50 exercises for massage, injury prevention, and core strength
This book is your go-to guide for all things foam rolling. Improve your workouts, decrease pain, and feel awesome!
Foam rolling is traditionally used to release tight muscles and trigger points, but it can do much more - including flexibility and strength (especially core strength and stability). I review the clinical research that's been conducted on foam rolling, describe 8 major benefits of a regular foam rolling practice, show you how to put together your own foam rolling program, and present 50 unique foam rolling exercises.
Available on Amazon here, or at your local bookstore!
Vegan Vitality: Your complete guide to an active, healthy, plant-based lifestyle
Vegan Vitality is a plant-based cookbook and active living guide. In it, you'll find more than 100 original, healthy, delicious, and vegan recipes created specifically for active people. Featuring a foreword by vegan bodybuilding legend Robert Cheeke, nutritional information from the head dietician at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, 4 chapters on exercise (including workouts you can do at home), 3 chapters on nutrition and food prep, and interviews with 16 high-level vegan athletes, this is your go-to guide for living an active, healthy, plant-based lifestyle.
Note: A newer edition, The Vegan Athlete, is now available!
Karina's health guide is a fantastic resource for beginners and pros alike! Well researched, there's plenty (but not an overwhelming amount) of information to help build a healthy (and happy) lifestyle, whatever that looks like. Unlike other diet/fitness books, this one is completely accessible, and easy to use, with straight-forward tips that pack a big impact. A great read if you want to reward yourself with a healthy body and mind.
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