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-- should -- for being a successful professional Iron Man tri athlete to sport considered.
One of the world's toughest and after Brendan -- was injured in a car accident.
He discovered products that aided in his recovery which eventually spark.
The idea for his product line called.
Vega a popular plant based whole food diet line.
That's distributed across the United States Europe and Canada and for tonight's small business spotlight we welcome professional -- -- tri athlete formulate terror.
A -- the best selling author in his new book the ride fitness of Eagan based training program.
In stores now Brendan Fraser joins us now from Los Angeles.
OK so -- If you recruiting being his own for your success.
I am as a matter of fact I started off another -- fifteen.
Getting serious about trying to be an athlete I just I wanted to swim bike and run all -- -- because I like doing those things I thought if I can make a career out of doing what I love.
I'm into that so I tried different -- different ways of -- and nothing really worked great until I try to completely plant based diet which actually at first by the way didn't work well on the hungry all the time tired.
And then I figured out what I think -- wrong I -- it right in over the course of about a decade.
I refined it and -- -- the point where it worked exceptionally well and I really do think it has called my performance considerably.
Now what is it exactly is -- the did minerals and vitamins in in the plants or is it just staying away from.
The meets that may be what jacked up with steroids and things.
It's definitely combination of those two with what I'm not -- which is like he's had to meet with that's their -- to -- Even just me in general this is very after forming dairy products as well.
Plant based foods are all -- forming so I -- a leafy green vegetables plus fruit -- statesman of the everything is packed with nutrients.
And that's more -- -- and when you eat more -- clients' planning phase of -- reduce -- inflammation.
Which means as an athlete you can schedule -- closer together which of course means you can.
Train more and a shorter amount of time which means you grew faster.
So it doesn't necessarily make you better athlete but it does allow you make yourself better athlete I guess this is a good way to put it -- and how -- you.
34 actually 35.
Okay sorry I don't first so you started this while while I guess when you're thirty looks like 2004 -- ballpark thirty so.
Some would say that you're coming into your prime anyway they say triathletes actually probably peak near -- is that right.
That is right yeah -- the longer the events the longer it takes developing cardiovascular endurance that it takes to be successful so.
Really I should be coming into my prime -- and -- the next time next five years no but my point is weren't you going to do that anyway who is there any proof that the being indicted help that.
Well -- look back when I started when -- fifteen.
And I was trying all different ways of -- I I didn't care what -- in the time I've tried to eat whatever it would help me stack the odds might fear racing professionally.
And I try to hold -- two different ways of eating bats.
-- were not that great summer okay.
Some are not good at all but then the plot based went really really worked with me in a lot of guys they train with.
It's simply couldn't train as much because I was able to recover faster so -- I attribute.
Talked to some other business -- -- -- -- have -- ninety seconds maybe a little lesson that -- would you the funding the start the business.
I actually partnered with someone else seems Charles king he's -- has a -- sequel not trolls in Vancouver BC.
We partners and made a replica of the plundered during making for myself for years.
Came out in Canada in 2004 cannot mean United States here later.
And it's it's in a lot of stores not a whole foods and GMC.
Are you got any money that's caught on -- I guess we are able.
It yeah I isn't it is a profitable company yet.
Like I mean as you did I'm trying to figure out like this candid -- is this is the consistency in -- is his energy bars.
It sells for 249 each.
Regardless and good luck to discern that you -- -- half years -- with the business if you don't mind.
Okay absolutely well -- -- and --
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