coconut oil for athletes

Guest Blogger: Disney Marathon Weekend

Hello, coconut oil fans! My name is Brittany, I’m 22 and I just finished running in Walt Disney’s Marathon Weekend. Every year Walt Disney World has one weekend dedicated to runners who are pushing themselves to the limit. Disney Marathon Weekend includes a half marathon on Saturday and a full marathon on Sunday. For those people, like me, who want to do BOTH, you can participate in the Goofy Challenge. That is 39.3 miles in TWO days. Registration for this years race was in April 2012, giving me 9 months to become physically and mentally prepared for the challenge. The […]

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Bananas Foster Protein Shake

Bananas foster is one of my favorite desserts; however, after one too many the calories start to add up! I decided to take this sweet treat and recreate it into a healthy protein shake. This creation has now been my ultimate go to post-workout shake! Here’s what you’ll need: 1 banana 1 scoop of vanilla protein (I used Gold Standard’s Vanilla Ice Cream Whey Protein) 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 2 teaspoons sugar-free carmel flavoring syrup 1 teaspoon Kelapo Coconut oil 1 teaspoon cinnamon Ice Directions: Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until all ice is crushed. Serve […]

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