Best Plant Based Swaps for Your Favorite Animal Based Meals

Best Plant Based Swaps for Your Favorite Animal Based Meals

While a beef burrito can hit the spot when you’re in the mood for something hearty and comforting, many people are veering towards going plant-based to improve their heart health, protect the environment, or just to drop a few pounds by bulking up on more fruits and vegetables. Yet, those cravings for your favorite animal based meals, like a burger and fries, steak, or a chicken salad sandwich are tricky to get rid of—and sometimes you want to indulge without going off that plant-based diet. Here are a few easy swaps to make, where you’re getting that meaty texture without eating animal protein. It’s tough to tell the difference between a real burger and plant-based burgers, but this doesn’t have any meat! Swap a Burger for a Plant-Based Burger You can purchase an animal-free burger patty from the grocery store (think: Beyond Meat, for example) and enjoy a burger at... Read More
Boxing Basics: A Guide for Beginners

Boxing Basics: A Guide for Beginners

To the untrained eye, a boxing match can look like two people trading punches willy-nilly. But step into the ring, and you’ll quickly discover that your success as a fighter depends on a good working knowledge of boxing basics. Boxing basics form the technical foundation of your movements, whether you’re hitting a bag, sparring with a partner, or getting in a killer shadowboxing workout with Beachbody Super Trainer Joel Freeman. Here’s a primer of the boxing basics you’ll need to feel confident throwing that first punch. Box Basics: Stance & Footwork In boxing, fists get all the glory, but boxing basics start with the feet. To create a solid base, stand with your feet a little wider than shoulder-width apart. Brian Missirlian, certified personal trainer and instructor at Jabz Boxing in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona, instructs beginners to stagger their feet. “The feet are staggered so the individual is balanced and able to move with... Read More