By, Charlotte Snow Okay, for those of us who are fitness competitors, we all know [...]
Coconut Oil for a Better You
By, Jen Delgado Coconut oil is the most nutrient dense part of the coconut. It is solid at room temperature like butter. It doesn’t break down in heat or light or become rancid like many oils, and in my opinion has a wonderful tropical smell. It is a wonderful way to increase the amount of healthy fats in your diet, and is helpful in assimilation of fat soluble vitamins. People have been afraid of it because they put a scare on saturated fat. I can tell you what’s in a coconut. Now, I am cuban and Italian and know very well the benefits of this great fruit. Coconuts are an ...
By, Brett Bauer If you spend a lot of time weight training, you need to spend time stretching. By weight lifting you are constantly tightening the muscles. A great way of deep stretching is hot yoga which also has many additional benefits. First and foremost a main benefit is increasing flexibility. The heat will allow you to reach different levels of flexibility by being in a warm environment. Having an increased range of flexibility will also help with injury prevention. By doing different types of exercising and stretching such as yoga, it makes you use muscles you are not used to using with your normal activity. This will help build ...
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