How Nutrition Plays A Vital Role In Your Recovery

We had the special opportunity to hear Brendan Brazier speak in Sarasota on Sunday afternoon sharing snippets from his new book, Thrive Foods. A former professional Ironman triathlete and author of Thrive and Thrive Fitness, Brendan is the creator of a whole food line of nutritional products called Vega. In the photo below, Brendan and I are flanked by Sheri and Leslie from Sequel Naturals.

 

 

I have traveled all over the world the last few years as a Vega Ambassador with my nutritional packets of Vega to start my day with Vega’s Health Optimizer – thus replacing any other supplements. Then I finish my workouts with Vega Sport, a natural plant based performance protein, for my recovery phase. These are the main products that I use in the Vega line. Vega products are a great example on one of the topics that Brendan discussed yesterday – high net gain nutrition vs. low net gain nutrition. He believes that with athletes of similar talent, workouts, etc. – the difference is the recovery phase for improved performances. He went on to say that the key to the recovery phase is nutrition – about 80% of the recovery phase is your nutritional intake between workouts.

Please check out his new book, Thrive Foods, on how nutrient dense foods can change your life and the lives of others.

Posted in - My Daily Journal 2011, Author - David O'Meara, Topic - Nutrition, Topic - Recovery.

One Comment

  1. David,
    I learned of this seminar from one of your past posts and wanted very much to be there to get the info and connect with you in person. Had a lesson to teach, though. Glad to have the resource. Would love to be vegan if it could work with my blood type. Will look into it. Oh, and top pro tennis players have said (Ivan Lendl) comes to mind that, indeed, recovery between matches was the thing that changed with age. Too bad he didn’t have this product.
    Thanks and have a great rest of 2011
    Eric

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