The thrive diet is a long-term eating plan to help all athletes (professional or not) develop a lean body, sharp mind, and everlasting energy. As one of the few professional athletes on a plant-based diet, Brendan Brazier researched and developed this easy-to-follow program to enhance his performance as an elite endurance competitor. Brazier clearly describes the benefits of nutrient-rich foods in their natural state versus processed foods, and how to choose nutritionally efficient, stress-busting whole foods for maximum energy and health. Featuring a 12-week meal plan, over 100 allergen-free recipes with raw food optionsaincluding recipes for energy gels, sport drinks, and recovery foodsaand a complementary exercise plan, The Thrive Diet is aan authoritative guide to outstanding performancea (Neal D. Barnard, M.D., Physicianas Committee for Responsible Medicine).before during after level one high intensity activity Direct Fuel Bites sport drink lasting one hour with yerba matAc or less ... Combine this with the heftier food requirements of most athletes and the emphasis on protein to aid muscle recovery andanbsp;...
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