healthy lifestyle

Make Coconut Oil Part of a Healthy Lifestyle

I’ve been active my whole life. My family jokes I was born dancing; legend has it I was actually KICKED OUT of the hospital because I was up on my hands and knees rocking in the bassinet. Personally, I think that part has been a little exaggerated. I’ve also been a dancer nearly my entire life; not only is endurance crucial when I’m dancing for hours at a time, so is fueling my body with the right nutrients. A recent study, by the researches at Johns Hopkins, for the first time quantified the importance in four decisive lifestyles for living […]

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Bike to School Day

Today is National Bike to School Day! Did you participate in this event with the kids? “The first-ever National Bike to School Day took place on May 9, 2012, in coordination with the League of American Bicyclists’ National Bike Month. Almost 1,000 local events in 49 states and the District of Columbia joined together to encourage children to safely bicycle or walk to school.” – Encouraging your kids to walk or bike to school is a great healthy way to get them out in the fresh air. If your kids aren’t to keen on riding their bike to school, you should suggest that […]

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Top 5 Uses for Coconut Oil and Working Out

Being that I’m at gym fanatic, I’m always looking for new ways to improve my workouts! On a mission to better my body, I put together the top 5 ways that coconut oil can help you pre and post workout. Let’s take a look at what I found: For a hearty morning breakfast, try adding coconut oil into your oatmeal to jumpstart your metabolism in the beginning of the day and suppress hunger until your next meal. Try having coconut oil pre-workout to help increase energy and enhance endurance in the gym. Your body uses the medium chain triglycerides in […]