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by BrendaC
Tue Feb 22, 2011 1:46 am
Forum: Bodybuilding/Strength Training
Topic: Experience Female Figure Competition Coach/Trainer Wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 1344

Experience Female Figure Competition Coach/Trainer Wanted

Does anyone know a good coach/personal trainer in the Hollywood, CA area who has experience coaching female figure competitors to victory? It would be nice if they were vegan, but I've got the diet part covered (getting tons of yummy vegan protein daily). I just need someone to make sure that I'm li...
by BrendaC
Tue Feb 08, 2011 5:53 pm
Forum: Health & Nutrition Programs
Topic: Why do I feel tired all the time?
Replies: 21
Views: 4658

Re: Why do I feel tired all the time?

Just wanted to address the comment that the vegan diet does not provide foods that make the liver produce bile. (And the added comment that this is "just another thing the vegan diet does not provide for"). I KNOW I'm not the only vegan on here who's sick if hearing stuff like that from pe...
by BrendaC
Sun Aug 22, 2010 3:40 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Can anyone help me with bodybuilding on a vegan diet???
Replies: 13
Views: 1406

Re: Can anyone help me with bodybuilding on a vegan diet???

As a woman trying to put on muscle, I am also frequently frustrated. Whenever I plateau, it's just a matter of doing different excercises in the gym (or elsewhere, like I recently added sprints to build fast twitch muscle fibers in my thighs and it is really working like you can't believe), and addi...
by BrendaC
Sun Aug 22, 2010 3:30 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Aloha!
Replies: 14
Views: 1575

Re: Aloha!

Hi Veg Mama! I lived in Honolulu for 2 years and became teacher certified in Ashtanga Yoga at "Yoga-Hawaii". Just wondering if that's where you practice? I remember that I was into weight training at the 24 hr fitness in Hawaii-Kai and then started the Ashtanga stuff and quit the weight tr...
by BrendaC
Sun Aug 22, 2010 3:15 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Los Angeles
Replies: 7
Views: 1063

Re: Greetings from Los Angeles

I'm curious as to why you think you will have a hard time lifting weights(?) I herniated a disc in my back about a year ago and I started lifting very low weight, high reps, just walking around the gym trying machines. There are pictures on the machines to tell you how they work and you can watch ot...
by BrendaC
Sun Aug 22, 2010 3:04 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from West Hollywood
Replies: 5
Views: 753

Hello from West Hollywood

Hi Everybody! I'm a long-time vegan who loves to be athletic (running, tennis, swimming, weight training---not necessarily in that order). I am so glad to see that there are others who are representing the vegan community with their athleticism! I am always looking for training and vegan nutrition t...

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