Tag Archives : Nutrition


3 Simple Facts on Plant-Based Diet for Optimum Performance

Plant-based diet impossible for athletes? Where do you get your protein? You need beef to get strong. You need milk to get strong bones. True or false? Often people hold misconceptions that vegans and plant-based athletes cannot achieve maximum athletic potential while pursuing their health goals. From my personal experience as a performance coach, injury prevention specialist, and a raw […]


9 Reasons Why Every Athlete Needs Omega-3s

Often people take Omega-3s because they hear it is really good for their health and for the heart. According the American Heart Association the omegas should be keeping the arteries clear and reducing the triglyceride levels. In the standard american diet (SAD) we consume way too many Omega-6s and while the ratio of Omega-6s to Omega-3s should be almost 1:1, […]

Suzanna McGee, Author

How to Easily Transition to a Plant-Based Lifestyle

More and more elite athletes are discovering the tremendous benefits of eating plants for improved performance and health. When the recreational athletes and fitness enthusiasts see how great the pros are doing, they are tempted to try the plant-based lifestyle too. While being plant-based (or vegan) is extremely simple once you figure out what to eat, the transition may be […]


What is the Best Protein for Athletic Performance?

What is the best protein for athletic performance is a question I get A LOT. And how much? In my bodybuilding career (which is now 15 years ago… I have been a tennis player and athlete since then), I was stuffing myself with protein from early morning to late night, regularly eating 250–350 grams a day. When getting ready for […]


Eating fruit will get you lean

Get Lean Eating Fruit

Fruit is the most perfect food both for athletes and non-athletes. Mother nature did a great job to package an incredible amount of vitamins, antioxidants, minerals, phytonutrients, fiber, sweetness, sourness, juiciness and much more in one delicious package. But unfortunately, there is a phobia of eating fruit out there. The misconception is that fruits will make you fat, diabetic, and sick. […]


Expand Your Comfort Zones for Greater Success in Sports and Life

Now when the summer is approaching, many of us start thinking about the beaches, vacations and swimming suit season. What have we done to our bodies over the winter holidays??? I often mention that the summer body is made in winter. Even though the winter is far gone, it is still not too late. Now many people decide to go on an […]


Eating Fruits Makes you Lean and Healthy

Eating fruits makes you healthy and lean, to a contrary, completely false belief. People fear fruits because they think “sugar”. But eating fruits fills you nicely, delivers healthy nutrients, satisfies you and keeps your calorie intake low. Learn how to not fear fruit. Love it and enjoy it. Many of us have great goals for the New 2015 and very […]

Eating fruit will get you lean

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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 […]