KNOW THIS: YOU WILL NOT ATONE FOR YOUR CHAMPAGNE BREAKFAST WITH A KALE SALAD AT LUNCH . IT’S TIME TO EAT LIKE A GROWN- UP.
CHRISTINE ROPER Sport Rowing. Age 25. Birthplace Montego Bay, Jamaica. Training day “Six hours a day.” Pre-workout “A bowl of oatmeal with honey and bananas.” Post-workout “An omelette with potatoes and toast.” Indulgence “Anything with cheese.”
NIKKI TODD Sport Squash. Age 24. Birthplace Regina. Training day “Two to six hours a day.” Pre-workout “Meat or fish with a side of squash, spinach or avocado.” Post-workout “Meat with veggies.” Indulgence “Yogourt-covered gluten-free pretzels—they’re so good!”
SAM SENDEL Sport Trampoline. Age 23. Birthplace Montreal. Training day “Two to four hours a day.” Preworkout “A salad or a wrap or protein with rice and veggies.” Post-workout “A snack with protein and carbs.” Indulgence “Chocolate!” HOW VITAMIX CHANGED MY LIFE 1. The new S30 blender is more compact = more counter space for my Fornasetti serving trays. 2. The power trip that comes with pulverizing rock-hard frozen items into silky liquid form is addictive. 3. Carrying the BPA-free travel container gives me an air of healthy superiority—even if it’s filled with a vodka-cran blend ($469, vitamix.ca). VANESSA CRAFT
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