Just a couple of socially awkward vegan PT's helping you on your health and fitness journey. We chat about all things to do with vegan health and fitness, perfect for those of you just beginning on this kind of lifestyle.We aim to motivate, encourage, engage and support you with the content we share.We've got over 10 years experience between us in a gym environment as well as over 10 years of being vegan. We hope you find it useful, sometimes funny, and helpful. Most likely you'll just find a couple of awkward vegans chatting away to themselves about health and fitness.
In this episode we talk about our top tips on how to enjoy running! We have been running a lot during lock down, so we thought we'd share the things we do to make running an enjoyable part of our routine!
If you're interested in joining our live workout sessions (and raising money for charity) please visit www.herbivorehealth.co.uk/weekly.
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In this episode we talk about the importance of micronutrients!
If you are into health and fitness you probably know all about your macros - those are fats, carbs and (of course) protein! As long as you are eating a fairly balanced diet, you shouldn't have a problem getting these - arguably the more important consideration is micronutrients!
A whole food, plant based-diet is rich in essential micronutrients, so have a listen to...
In this episode we talk about all things meal prep related!
Most of us have heard about meal prep, but maybe you think it will take too long, or just don't really know what it is or how to do it? Listen to this episode to hear how we meal prep and to get some ideas for how you might start including it into your healthy eating routine!
At the beginning of this episode we mention the charity day we are planning, Vegan Health Live,...
In this episode we have a fascinating conversation with Clare. Clare is a vegan psychologist, best selling author and existential psycho-therapist! She's also an ethical vegan and has been for over 10 years.
In the episode we discuss habit formation as well as a bit about Clare's amazing books. They are honestly such an interesting read.
Her first book is called Vystoia: The Anguish of Being Vegan in a Non-vegan World and rea...
In this episode we note some of the most common exercise mistakes you'll make when either first starting out, or starting a new routine.
A lot of you will probably be finding you've had to mix up your normal workout, so make sure you watch out for these mistakes.
In the episode we mention the charity day we are holding. If you would like more info on that please visit www.veganhealthlive.co.uk
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In this week's episode we talk about the major macros (fats, carbs and protein) in relation to a vegan diet.
It's so important to eat fuel your body with the right foods to achieve your goals. That's why we've given some practical tips on how to do this including what to eat before, during and after your workouts.
As we mention at the end of the episode - we are currently doing live stream 30 minute workouts each w...
We are joined by Leila this week! It was such an honour to have Leila on our podcast and had a lot of fun talking with her.
Leila is a vegan who qualified as a doctor, PT and Nutritionist. She has such a wealth of experience and expertise and even shares a little bit about how she helps out to save the animals.
In this episode Leila gives some great actionable tips for adopting a whole foods plant based diet and explains why it's...
In this episode we go into detail about some very easy swaps you can make in your everyday life to either get more protein and nutrients into your diet as well as ways to reduce your calorie intake if that's what you want.
We give some really simple ideas like swapping sugar laden ice cream for nice cream which has nutrients and protein and is super delicious. We also cover alternatives to burgers, crisps, cooking oil and many ...
Wondering how to stop constantly snacking during lockdown? Wondering which foods help to boost your immune system?
Well we go into both these questions in this episode as well as much more - giving many actionable tips to help you through these times.
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This week's episode comes during a lockdown in the UK. Whilst the lockdown is hopefully good for stemming the current pandemic of Coronavirus, it's not so great for staying active. So we thought we would create this special episode for you to give you some tips on staying active.
Sorry, we're sounding a bit more crazy in this one, the lock down does kind of make you go a little stir crazy, so apologies for that!
We have a wonderful guest on this week's episode! Tyra is studying exercise and nutrition at Queensland University in Australia and gives us some really helpful and interesting information on digestion and other vegan nutrition questions, as well as giving some great insights into healthy vegan cooking.
It was a real pleasure to talk to Tyra as we had been following her instagram for a while now, always really enjoying the food ...
In today's episode we delve into the five different areas of fitness.
Often when people say about getting fitter, they often refer to either muscular endurance or cardiovascular fitness. But we explain why focusing on all the main areas of fitness are actually crucial to achieving your goals. Improving flexibility might just be able to help you lift heavier! So time to stop skipping stretches!
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In today's episode we have such an inspirational person on the show. Seara is a vegan who has lost 190 lbs on her weight loss journey. She goes into how she first decided to start on her weight loss journey, and indeed how she manged it.
She has gone through an amazing transformation, all through diet and exercise and sheer determination. Take a listen to her wonderful story.
Take a look at her instagram account to find out more ...
Do you ever get confused by how much contradictory information there is about nutrition? If so, you're not alone.
The sheer amount of information can be overwhelming and it can be difficult to know where to start.
Today we want to talk to you about some of the common myths that are out there and why we found some of them to simply not be true.
Some of the topics covered in today's myth busting episode are:
Gluten free diets, ca...
We have a special episode for you today! Our first guest! Mark, who is better known in the health and fitness world as @strongtobeuseful on instagram, has achieved amazing results building strength and muscle whilst staying very lean on a vegan diet.
In this episode mark goes into how transitioning to a vegan diet has helped his performance, and also gives some really useful tips on how you can thrive as a vegan whilst still bui...
We know when you first start exercising you might experience some pain points, so we've gone into detail about some of the common ones here, and indeed how to overcome them!
In this episode we go into detail into the common things you might experience when you first start exercising. We discuss DOMS, lack of energy and getting injured. Fear not, we also go into how you can lessen the chances of getting these and how they will ge...
This episode is a follow on to our exercise fat loss episode. As many of you will know, exercise and diet are both essential when it comes to fat loss.
So in this episode we give 5 top tips you can start implementing straight away to start burning that fat.
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In this episode we go into the benefits of cardio and strength training for fat loss.
Do you think cardio means just going on a treadmill for half an hour? Guess again. There likely is a type of cardio which you can find that you'll love.
The blog post we mentioned in this episode can be found here:
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In this episode we delve into the common question you will get as a vegan. Where do you get your protein.
The aim of this episode is to give you some great vegan sources of protein, whilst also explaining what protein is used for, what the importance of protein is, and the all important question of just how much protein do we need to be healthy?
This episode covers easy, simple to implement ways to increase your activity levels throughout the day.
It goes from simply increasing your levels of walking, to going rock climbing; and everything in between!
We go into why a lot of you may be sedentary, and how to just turn that sedentary life into a more active one. Boosting your happiness and energy levels in the process!
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