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TEAM VPA WEEKEND SPOTLIGHT! Welcome to the Team Amy @amyc.willi

TEAM VPA WEEKEND SPOTLIGHT! Welcome to the Team Amy @amyc.willi

"I’m Amy, and this is my first year to represent Team Vegan Powered Athlete! I first went vegan 18 months ago after the birth of my second daughter. After giving birth to her, my body started to reject dairy. Gave up dairy and the meat followed shortly behind. Proud to say that I was breastf...
The Struggles of Injury are Deeper than the Physical

The Struggles of Injury are Deeper than the Physical

  990 Days and Counting  As I write this it has been 990 days since my first injury. 990 days of pain, crutches, surgeries, boots, casts, and frustration.  990 days of trying to stay positive, about trying to keep my head above water. I should be happy I can move; I should be happy I am healthy; ...
TEAM VPA WEEKEND SPOTLIGHT: Meet Jaime @mandingorojo

TEAM VPA WEEKEND SPOTLIGHT: Meet Jaime @mandingorojo

"I'm Jamie, and this is my second year on the team. I'm on a journey of self-improvement, and becoming vegan 2 years ago is one of the small changes I've implemented. See, before I quit drinking alcohol 5 years ago, I was everyone's favorite fall-down drunk until health and fitness saved my life....
Why Fresh Spirulina Is Better from Team VPA Partner Kyanos Farms

Why Fresh Spirulina Is Better from Team VPA Partner Kyanos Farms

There’s some disappointing news to know about if you’ve been using dried spirulina. We all know that “fresh is best” when it comes to fruits, vegetables, and herbs. However, we often settle for frozen, canned, dried, and powdered options during times when it’s difficult to get fresh-from-the-sour...
Team VPA athlete Corey on finding ways to give back

Team VPA athlete Corey on finding ways to give back

As a new member of Team VPA, I was totally excited to share with all of you, some personal passions of my family and I for this holiday season. My wife and I made it our pact,  before my son was born, to pay it forward someway somehow for our health or for our environment. Our family was excited...

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