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Nutritional Sweet Potato Bowl

Are you looking for a quick, healthy, high-protein and tasty meal to enjoy after a workout or before beginning an active day? This sweet potato bowl is your answer! At the beginning of the week, you can roast 3-4 sweet potatoes in the oven and store them in a glass container in the fridge. Every morning, just take out one sweet potato, heat it in the microwave for 30 seconds and begin to assemble your bowl (heating is optional of […]

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Teen Success

Become a Happy & High-Performing Athlete

Sport can teach people about courage, discipline, commitment, and humility. A great athlete is not someone who buys $400-worth of sports equipment or $300 shoes; it's someone with a certain state of mind. That's what John O'Sullivan, author of "Changing the Game", believes. His #1 bestselling youth sports book is on how to be happy AND a high-performing athlete. The book outlines the 7 C's of the mindset of a happy, high-performing athlete. If that is what you are aiming […]

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Healthy Lifestyle

How People Around the World Stay Fit

Just as there isn’t only one right way to workout, there are many ways that are considered the norm to stay fit around the world! In India, there is a dance fitness program with roots in Indian art called Doonya. It’s much more than just a group exercise class, though. It's a platform for creating a healthy, happy life through a workout aimed towards all levels of fitness. Food-wise, a greater emphasis is placed on spices, some of which boast […]

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Health & Fitness

Veganism & Sport – Is there a Connection?

Proteins are amino acids that are essential for our bodies to function properly. They are connected to the sports world because they help build muscle, which is actually building and repairing tissue after exercise or injury. An important thing to say is that they aren't only for that. Protein is found in bone, skin, hair, and virtually every body part. Some people believe they should get protein mainly from meat. There is a question whether that’s really the best form […]

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Celebrity Workout Secrets

The stars might have expensive personal trainers and access to the best gyms in the world, but celebs still need to work hard to stay in shape - money can’t buy motivation or commitment! Here are some workout secrets from celebrities who love being healthy and fit. Fitness queen Jennifer Lopez drinks plenty of water, both before and after a workout. Lopez also ensures her diet consists of healthy foods: “I always carry fruit and veggies with me to give […]

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Take Five

Top 5 Weird Sports

Do you think you know all the sports? Around the world, there are many funny and bizarre sports you have probably never heard of! Curious to find out more? Keep reading :) 1. Bubble Soccer In this quirky sport, players are strapped into huge inflatable bubbles covering their head and upper body, and play with the same rules as soccer. This sport is not only incredibly fun to play, but it's also absolutely hilarious to watch! 2. Muggles Quidditch This […]

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Take Five

5 Sports Book Recommendations

Whether you enjoy stories of first love, competition, real-life drama or underdogs rising to the top, these books centered on sports will appeal to you teen readers who love the thrill of the game: 1. “A Short History of the Girl Next Door” by Jared Reck Matt has loved Tabby, his best friend and neighbor, for as long as he can remember. When a terrible accident changes everything, Matt isn’t sure if he’ll ever recover. This is a full-of-emotions story […]

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Teen Success

The Amazing Story of Jason McElwain

Now and then, we hear a true story that makes us say, “Wow! How come this hasn't been made into a movie?!” The story of Jason “J-Mac” McElwain is exactly one of them. Born with autism, McElwain had a passion for basketball and was appointed as the manager of the Greece Athena High School basketball team. At the last game of his senior year, head coach Jim Johnson surprised McElwain with a jersey, allowing him to join the team on […]

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The Veggie Chef

Chickpea Frittata with Herbal Tahini

This high-protein, chickpea frittata is a perfect replacement for an egg-based frittata. This vegan meal is a great way to start the day or to give your body the protein it needs after a workout. Ingredients: For frittata: 1 cup chickpea flour 1/4 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp turmeric sea salt, pepper 1 tsp baking powder 1 cup of water 1 cup mixed herbs (dill, parsley, coriander) 1 spring onion For herbal tahini: 1 tbs tahini, 1/3 cup water, juice of […]

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