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  • Food prepping for several days at once isn't an option for you?
  • Nimai Delgado is a vegan bodybuilder, vegetarian since birth. He's got meal plans and other resources out there and you'll probably come across several of the other vegan/vegetarian bodybuilders out there that can give you exactly what you're looking for. Personal opinion is you'll get clearer answers that way than by this…
  • I think there's a touch of legitimacy to the idea. In an anectodal, n of 1 study I can say that I made a move from MI to AZ and enjoyed an entire winter of nothing but flowy summery dresses that weren't constricting. What an unfortunate morning it was when I realized my size 3 jeans were nowhere close to buttoning... Gotta…
  • Allergies and sensitivities can change over time.
  • I usually eat an extra carb rich snack the day before and a bigger dinner (carb rich), a little more on most long run days, and then more on the day after. I also don't usually feel too hungry the day of the long run and focus primarily on getting extra water in. Out of curiosity, do you use a HR monitor when you run?
  • I'm training for a marathon and lift 5 days a week. I monitor my heart rate because I've learned some lessons in the 4ish years I've been into running. Using a HR monitor has been a game changer for me. Granted, I'm not elite at either but I don't need to be. Sunday - cross train, stretching, and a short high intensity…
  • I listened to a podcast with one of the leaders behind clean (lab) meat. They acknowledge the cost is prohibitory at this point but their goal is that within 5-6 years they'd like it on store shelves for cheaper than the cheapest meat available. He discussed the issues surrounding the clean meat movement and what they're…
  • Plants. Eat plants. Eat them at every meal. Eat a variety of them.
  • It's on my bucket list!!
  • There is absolutely nothing wrong with a delicious piece of cake every so often. The problem is people by nature are wired to suck at moderation. Understand that from an evolutionary aspect, to encourage our survival we are wired to crave and desire sugar, fat, and salt laden foods. This is where processed foods begin to…
  • As an avid hobby gardener, wash and move on. I choose not to use any chemicals in my garden. Bugs happen.
  • I take FundAminos. It's comprised of the essential amino acids, which is the part of protein that's important because you make the rest. I like it, lightly flavored and I mix it into a daily fruit/veggie smoothie. I run and lift and am eating whole food plant based and this works for me as a "protein" drink.
  • Definitely on my to do list to come back and read this, thanks! For me, it's that good ole saying.... the proof is in the plant based pudding :smiley: I took two years to transition to full "vegan" or plant based. I watched FOK forever ago and of course jumped on the bandwagon. Then I fell off and got back on repeatedly.…
  • Check out Nutrtitionfacts.org and search for Ulcerative Colitis :)
  • Yes! I own this book. It has over 2500 citations backing the claims. The man devoted his life to showing everyone that plant based eating is truly what's best for your health. He became inspired after his grandmother was sent home by her doctor to die because there was "nothing more they could do." She became a patient of…
  • No, it doesn't. I'm more questioning her immediate judgment of the chiro's knowledge (which none of us know exactly what he and his patient discussed) and what makes her knowledge of diet more valid than the chiro's. I see a lot of immediate judgment on these forums and for people who speak about science so highly, you'd…
  • Where did you learn the facts that you believe in? How do you KNOW your facts aren't woo?
  • https://merriam-webster.com/dictionary/belief Belief: 1. a state or habit of mind in which trust or confidence is placed in some person or thing. 2. something that is accepted, considered to be true, or held as an opinion : something believed. 3. conviction of the truth of some statement or the reality of some being or…
  • What are YOUR diet beliefs, and why are they more valid than his/his chiropractor's?
  • I'm in a similar boat in that I'm going back to this lifestyle. I was whole food vegan strictly for the 2 months before my marathon. I truly felt amazing. I recovered faster and loved it. Then the marathon came and the weather threw a left handed curveball at me. 3 inches of rain during, 25mph winds, and a 10 degree temp…
  • Stretch more. There are plenty of videos out there that can teach you stretches and yoga. Do some research and try them out :)
  • Well, I did the marathon this weekend. All summer I trained in Michigan's heat and humidity. Then true to form, my beautiful home state gave me just under 2 inches of rain, winds in excess of 25mph, and a cold front dropping the temp from 65 to 55 during the race. The rain started during the National Anthem and it drenched…
  • I'm glad someone said it. The super special "supplements" they take bend the rules a bit.
  • Yes! I lost weight while training for a race. I've also not lost weight while training for a race. The difference was counting calories.
  • Lol love it! Thank you everyone for the input! I'm really excited for this! Not loving the weather outlook so far but it will get done either way. I'm definitely feeling restless and my routine is thrown off but rested legs will be wonderful come Sunday!
  • When the switch in your brain flips and you make it your resolve that you must cross that finish line. That's pretty much how I decided. After that, the most important thing you need to consider is the time it will take. When you are at peak mileage running 40-50ish miles per week (varies per person for their plan), try to…
  • Add me if you'd like :) finishing out training for my first marathon and have ran several other races before this.
  • Take a break and let them heal before your body doesn't give you another option. When I first started running years ago I had the same mindset. I ran through my shin splints. Then I got to the point where I couldn't put weight on my right leg and I had no choice but to stop running 2 months before my race for 6 weeks. That…
  • Aww thanks :) I think all runners are amazing, and a little crazy ;)