Raw Vegan Salad with Many Green and Colored Vegetables

Since I became raw (don’t cook my foods) plant-based athlete, I have been experimenting with different “salads”. I almost don’t like to call it salad, because people often imagine some lettuce leaves with dressing when they talk about salads. My raw vegan salad has a lot of substance and quality nutrients. I didn’t used to be a big fan of […]

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Jump Rope to Extreme Tennis Fitness

Jump Rope Into Awesome Tennis Fitness Shape

To play great tennis, you have to have proper footwork: small steps, the ability to change direction quickly, and being on balance while moving forward, backward and sideways. Unfortunately, most tennis players do not pay enough attention to footwork. They might go for a run, but long distance running will not improve the footwork. Good footwork drills should imitate the movements […]


Plant-Based Athlete’s Tennis Fitness Training: One Week Sample

Being a plant-based athlete, I am often asked how I train and what exactly I do so that I can remain quite fit at almost 50 years old. And being raw vegan on a top of it. People are curious, because they are tempted by the idea of eating this healthy plant-based diet, but they are not sure how they […]

Plant-based athlete: training and diet examples

Vegan Smoothie: Banana Spinach Almond

Vegan Smoothie: Banana, Spinach, Almond

Vegan Smoothie: Banana, Spinach, Almond   This vegan smoothie is super simple to make, contains only 3 ingredients, and is delicious and yummy. If you don’t have time to create some advanced meals, or if you have sweet tooth to satisfy, you won’t go wrong with this vegan smoothie heaven     Ingredients 5 bananas 1/2 pound spinach 2 cups […]


Align Hips with Straight-Leg Hip Twist

Align hips with straight-leg hip twist stretch—an important stretch for tennis players, as it rotates and relaxes the muscles of the spine while the muscles of the hip are contracted. The hips are the power center of your body: they connect the lower body and the upper body to work in unity while providing stability, strength, and flexibility to both upper and lower body.

Align hips with straight-leg hip twist

Banana, coconut, cacao nibs smoothie

Vegan Smoothie: Banana, Coconut, Cacao Nibs

Vegan Smoothie: Banana, Coconut, Cacao Nibs     Beauty lies in simplicity. 5 bananas (around 600 grams) 1/2 oz cacao nibs for crunchiness 2 cups of coconut/almond milk or plain water Blend the bananas and coconut/almond milk in the Vitamix. At the end, add cacao nibs and pulse a couple of times, so you still have pieces of the nibs […]


Get Healthy Shoulders with Chest Myofascial Release

Why Chest Myofascial Release   There is probably no person who doesn’t have tight chest. Some more, some less, but the lifestyle we live these days makes it almost impossible to have a nice stretched out chest. Of course, unless you actively work on it with chest myofascial release. Tight chest muscles also cause rounded shoulders, tight neck, tension headaches, […]

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Do The Work Every Day

Simple Tips to Stick with Your Health Goals

It is not always easy to stick with your well-meant fitness and health goals. Once the excitement wears off, the motivation often goes with it, and the only thing that is left is a plain, hard work. Or it may seem like a hard work, but it doesn’t need to be so. Often we set too hefty goals. There is […]


Why Maintaining an Alkaline Body Matters for Athletic Performance and Health

An athlete with an overly acidic body will recover more slowly and consequently will experience fatigue. As with any stressor, the acidity will cause the cortisol levels to rise, which will impair sleep and make the problem worse. A sleep-deprived athlete has high cortisol levels and produces lower amounts of the growth hormone, which causes a loss of muscle mass […]

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6 Simple tips how to release your painful neck and feel better

How often do you feel that your neck and upper back are tight? Almost like there are hard knots that don’t want to go away… Unfortunately, many people have this discomfort quite often. Some have it chronic, feeling the dull pain daily. You may have an upper trapezius repetitive stress injury. This happens because of performing repetitive (thus the name) motions, […]