Author Archives : Suzanna McGee


About Suzanna McGee

A former Ms. Natural Olympia Bodybuilding champion, currently performance coach, injury prevention specialist, plant-based nutrition coach, author, speaker and raw vegan athlete. Loves to help others by sharing her knowledge, and to hang out with her favorite chocolate Labrador Zuzi. Find Suzanna on , Facebook and Amazon.


Fermented Cabbage for Healthy Digestion

Our bodies contain about 90% of bacteria and only 10% of human cells. That sounds pretty extreme, if you haven’t heard this before. We are colonies of different bacteria. Fermented vegetables are extremely healthy for your digestive tract and re-installing the healthy bacteria. They are very easy to make at home. Let’s look how to make an own raw, fermented […]

Fermented cabbage

Hip-flexors strengthening

Hip-Flexors Strengthening to Improve your Tennis Performance

Hip-flexors strengthening is very seldom included in the training regimen of tennis players or athletes in general, even though every athlete can benefit from strong hip-flexors. For tennis players, strong hip-flexors, hamstrings, and glutes will improve the performance dramatically. The stronger the hip flexors, the faster you are going to be, because your movement forward will be more powerful and […]


Glute Kickbacks for Maximum Performance (and Great Booty)

Glute kickbacks are a great exercise for the gluteus, aka booty or butt. The gluteus is maybe one of the most underestimated muscles in the athlete’s body, yet also one of the most important ones. It is one of the biggest muscles, consisting of gluteus maximus, medius and minims. The function of the gluteus is a hip extension, hyperextension, abduction […]

Gluteus Maximus Kneeling Hip Extension

Plant-based diet best for weight loss

Plant-Based Diet Best For Weight Loss and Health

Plant-based diet is getting a lot of attention these days. But many people are somewhat carb-phobic when it comes to weight loss. It’s believed that you have to eat low carbohydrates diet (aka Atkins, ketogenic, or Paleo) to lose fat and weight. A current study suggest that you don’t need to fear carbohydrates and you can enjoy your rice, pasta, and […]


Tennis and Kettlebells: Improve your Tennis Fitness Instantly

Tennis and kettlebells… how do they get together? You can improve your tennis fitness dramatically and almost instantly. Many tennis players play tennis to be fit. Besides because they looooooove the game 🙂 However, if you want play tennis on a higher level, you have to become fit first. You will need to improve your strength, power and endurance, in addition to […]

Tennis and Kettlebells

Vegan Smoothie: Oranges, Bananas, Persimmon, Cacao Nibs

Vegan Smoothie: Oranges, Bananas, Persimmon, Cacao Nibs

This vegan smoothie is another gem in my smoothie collection. So simple and quick to make. It is nutritious, delicious, thick and smooth. You can sip on it when you feel like you need a snack, cake, or ice cream. You can make it thicker and it’s going to be like a delicious pudding.   Vegan Smoothie: Oranges, Bananas, Persimmon, Cacao […]


The Best Glute Stretch That You Should Do Daily

The majority of people, and especially athletes, have their glutes shortened and too tight. The harder we train, the more demands on the glutes, and if we don’t take a good care of them, they get dysfunctional. While some may think sometimes that a tight booty is a good thing, not here, not now :-). If you want to perform […]

Glute Stretch to Perform Daily

Calf Pain Prevention with Stretching and Myofascial Release

Calf pain is more debilitating experience than one can imagine. It’s a feeling that no athlete wants to experience. Especially tennis players, who need to be light on their feet and make thousands of small adjustment steps. You can strain your calf when you push off or lunge after a ball. It often happens when you haven’t warmed up properly […]


raw vegan salad spinach tomato zucchini

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 […]