Fitness

  • TOP 5 FITNESS FOODS TO HELP YOU GET IN SHAPE FASTER

    TOP 5 FITNESS FOODS TO HELP YOU GET IN SHAPE FASTER

        Beet juice for stamina Recent research shows that this ruby red root veggie may be more effective at boosting energy than caffeine, or nearly anything you'll find in the supplement aisle. When UK researchers asked male athletes to down either 16 ounces of organic beetroot juice or a placebo, those who gulped the real thing cycled for up to 16% longer, an effect scientists say isn't achievable by any other known means, including training. To bolster your performance, invest in a juicer and grab some fresh beets, which are in season year-round. Or look for bottled beet juice, which can...

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  • HAVING TROUBLE SLEEPING? THESE HERBS CAN HELP YOU CATCH SOME ZZS & BUILD IMMUNITY

    HAVING TROUBLE SLEEPING? THESE HERBS CAN HELP YOU CATCH SOME ZZS & BUILD IMMUNITY

      Having Trouble Sleeping? These Herbs Can Help You Catch some ZZs & Build Immunity   There all sorts of different symptoms associated with insomnia such as difficulty getting to sleep, difficulty in staying asleep, restlessness at night, excessive dreaming and irregular sleeping patterns and long term health issues associated with sleep deprivation. Here are the five herbs to help support healthy sleeping patterns.  Lavender   A renowned herb for settling frazzled nerves. The aromatic essential oils in this plant can help reduce difficulty falling asleep and prevent night-time wakening.    Limeflower A traditional remedy for nightmares and bad dreams. Its calming effect...

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  • WHY THE EFF AM I STILL SORE 2 DAYS AFTER WORKOUT?!?

    WHY THE EFF AM I STILL SORE 2 DAYS AFTER WORKOUT?!?

      If you’ve ever felt like you were hit by a truck 48 hours after your workout, you’re not alone.   You’re supposed to be a little sore after a workout; after all, part of the appeal of exercise is that hurts-so-good feeling after you really beast it out. But what about when you wake up two days after you work out, and your muscles still feel like: Almost everyone who’s worked out has at some point experience that second-day soreness—I know I have, especially after I really push myself during a race or hit the weights after a long time...

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