On the heels of his acclaimed vegan nutrition guide, Thrive, professional Ironman triathlete Brendan Brazier presents his own easy-to-apply system for total. A review of Thrive Fitness, vegan professional Ironman triathlete Brendan Brazier’s followup to his first book, Thrive. Get maximum results in minimal time with these top 5 at-home workout moves from Brendan Brazier.

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What I didn’t like is the schedule of workout sessions as it doesn’t account at all for people who are doing a particular sport or who are already pretty active.

As one of the only professional athletes in the world with brednan solely plant-based diet, Brendan advocates the benefits of plant-based foods for both environmental and physical wellbeing.

Aug 27, Anthony rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I recommend this book to everybody!

Thrive Fitness: Mental and Physical Strength for Life

Mostly skimmed, but pretty standard recommendations for fitness books these days. Can someone tell me the difference between this and the original Thrive: No braziwr to backup claims and too many specious causal claims.

Apr 13, Thompson rated it ditness it. Has lots of recipes, for post workout, and after workout and also during workout, either cycling, running or swimming, it explains subjects like hydration, electrolytes, alkalinity and acidity, Ph of the blood, everything that someone is looking about being a vegan athlete and had questions or doubts this book will answer and also suggests ways of accomplishing it.

He Best-selling author The Thrive Diet, Penguin and professional Ironman triathlete, Brendan Brazier is the founder and creator of a raw, organic, whole food health optimizer nutritional porduct called Vega. A couple of drawbacks: Brazier’s vegan principals have garnered a cult following.

My desire for sugar and salt is waning. Well written in a really practical way. Good ideas for getting or keeping fit with simple exercises and equipment as well as more vegan recipes to try. Apr 02, Melissa added it. I like that Brazier doesn’t give too many difficult recipes to follow, but it does seem like a lot of his recipes are for training as opposed to just every day consumption there’s only 1 or 2 “meals” in the book that I could make for myself and a friend.


This book has the information I desperately needed for energy drinks, recovery foods, electrolyte balance, etc.

Thrive Fitness: Mental and Physical Strength for Life by Brendan Brazier

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 grazier competitor. I guess I expected more about training since he is a triathlete.

This is an excellent guide for us plant-based diet people who want fitneds stay fit. Not a lot of new information in this book after reading Thrive: Has lots of recipes, for post workout, and after workout and An amazing guide for some one that wants to have a healthy life based on a plant based diet.

It’s isn’t easy finding information geared for vegan or vegetarian athletes and this book really became super helpful to me as I developed my own food and exercise strategies to help me as a vegan runner. Lots of sound advice on getting more return for the time you’re putting into your workout cause who wants to workout more than they have to?

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The ingredients aren’t that easy to find for me which poses a wee problem. The book starts with the author providing reasons why so many people are out of shape and then introduces readers to thrive fitness which is “fitness that fitnesw a foundation on which a higher standard of living can be built. This was the guy who started it all. Recipes are all vegan and allergen-free or with gluten-free options to eliminate wheat, yeast, gluten, fithess, refined sugar, and dairy from your diet.

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I thought the exercise explanations were good, as well.

If you know a lot but want to keep getting better, read this. Jan 08, Lauren Caselli rated it liked it. I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in living a healthy lifestyle.

I don’t think he is saying you have to do that, but I have no real clue how to adapt this book to the fact that I want to cycle road bike days per week and yoga. With recipes from celebrated chefs Tal Ronnen, Chad Sarno, and others and award-winning restaurants such as Millennium and Candle 79the healthy and delicious dishes nrendan Lists with This Book. The recipes are very good but I think No Meat Athlete’s are better and easier.

It’s not about getting ripped or doing exercises so hardcore that will eventually turn you off to the idea of physical activity. Brazier’s knowledge of the subject is conveyed in the pages dense with information. There’s quite a bit of overlap between the two and I found Diet to be the more complete of the two books. I like that Brazier doesn’t give too many difficult recipes to follow, but it does seem like a lot of his recipes are for training as opposed to just every day consumption there’s only 1 o If you’re a serious competitive athlete and you’re interested in going vegan as in WHOLE FOODS fitnes not too many beans and performance based veganthis is a pretty decent guide.