Category: plant based fitness

Juice Fasting Diaries – day 16

What do you need for a successful juice fast? Is it lots of recipes? Actually I’m finding that it is easier with less recipes and more focus on just viewing the juices as fuel for the body and no more. Now I am focusing on getting certain ingredients into my juices every day. For me…
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Juice Fasting Diaries – day 13

I’m reaching the end of my second week and hunger is getting easier to manage. I find that consuming the juices at regular intervals throughout the day is really helping me manage hunger so that I don’t feel hungry; in fact I am able to prepare meals for my family with no difficulty and the…
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Juice Fasting Diaries – day 8

I’ve lost ten pounds in the past week. Find out more in today’s episode and how the juice fast affects your toilet habits! Orange Pineapple Juice 1/4 regular sized pineapple including core but remove most skin 2-3 large oranges 1 grapefruit or 2 apples depending on taste This is a delicious fruit based juice for…
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Juice Fasting Diaries – day 3

Today’s episode touches on how the first couple of days have gone. The first three days are the hardest they say! Green Juice (I called it a smoothie in the podcast – it’s not!) 1lb of Cavolo Nero or Kale 1/2 lb of organic carrots 1/2 large cucumber 1 raw beetroot quarter of a lemon…
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Juice Fasting Diaries – day 1

Welcome to this new series at Plant Based Fitness. The Juice Fasting Diaries are all about my journey through a longer juice fast. During this fast, I will only consume juices made 80% from vegetables and 20% from fruits. I use a slow speed masticating juice by Omega and then I strain all the juices.…
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Interview: Laura Rudoe – Evolve Beauty

This week’s episode features a conversation with Laura Rudoe, the founder and CEO of Evolve Organic Beauty a British beauty company based in London Colney using organic, vegan ingredients throughout their range of 28 items. During this conversation we look at Laura’s background to setting up Evolve, the reasons for using organic, vegan ingredients, the…
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How minimalism can help you achieve your fitness and weight loss goals

This episode looks at minimalism, what it is, what it means and how adopting a minimalist approach to life might just help you achieve your fitness or weight loss goals. Links and useful information referred to during the episode john pawson architect claudio silvestrin architect Zen Habits by Leo Babauta the minimalists becoming minimalist no…
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Interview: The Refill Pantry – aiming for Zero Waste

In this episode I talk to one of the founders of The Refill Pantry.   Celina Mendoza and her friend and neighbour Tania Trovatello have opened the first Zero-Waste shop in St Albans. Depressed by the rising tide of recycling they were creating, and following the lead of Earth Food Love, a Zero-Waste shop in Totnes,…
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Hydration is Easy!

If you’re bored of being told to hydrate more, or don’t like the taste of water or are trying to do your bit for the environment by not using plastic water bottles then I think you’ll enjoy this episode where I show you just how easy it is to stay fully hydrated without needing to…
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How to cope with injury

Sometimes, life deals you a lemon and it that’s an injury you need strategies to deal with that injury and move on to recovering your strength and fitness. In this episode I talk about a few of the injuries that have occurred in my life, how I dealt with them (or ignored them!) and my…
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