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Posted by in on Sep 25, 2013 .

Alcohol and Exercising – Maybe not

On Friday afternoon after you leave work, you probably think about going out and having a few drinks with friends to relax and wind down. Even though you may think you deserve to go out and have a few drinks, there are some things that you should certainly keep in mind.

Like any other day, since you are exercising on a regular basis,a few drinks of alcohol won't really hurt anything, right? Before you decide to rush out to the local bar, there are a few things below that you should think about before you make your choice about going out to drink some alcohol.

Research has proven that even...

Volleyball - want well toned upper and lower body muscles? Here's the secret:

Volleyball uses all these muscles:
Trapezius, calf, biceps, anterior deltoids, posterior deltoids, pectorals, hip, and quadriceps are the primary muscles used in volleyball.
There are a variety of muscles used to play volleyball. There are several different types of actions in volleyball that use different muscles in different ways.
Serving- If you are serving from the ground (not jumping) then the muscles used are the bicep tricep and shoulder muscles. You also use the muscles in your forearm and wrist as well as some support from the abdomen. If you...

Posted by in on Oct 18, 2013 .

Maca the powerhouse root vegetable which is grown high up in the Andean mountains of Peru and Bolivia is essential for athletes training today. It has been around for thousands of years and is a traditional food plant of South American and the Inca Warriors loved it as a nutrient-rich endurance food. It has 19 rich amino acids, essential fatty acids omega 3 and omega 9, fibre, complex carbohydrates and vitamins and minerals. Maca is a energy booster and supports every system of the body as well as being natural and safe to use. Key nutrients contained in Maca are rich essential minerals - iron, manganese, zinc, copper, silica, sodium....

Posted by in on Oct 23, 2013 .

How to have a pain free back 

Avoid back pain by doing something we all know but just don’t do anymore! Start stretching your back! Simple and basic but something we have all forgotten to do. So here is the duck’s guts of stretching in a nutshell. 
Stretching the back can do so much to minimize back pain. When you stretch the back, you promote healthy joints, muscles, bones, connective tissues, and so on. Stretching exercises are the action of expanding the muscles which straightens them. There are so many various types of stretch workouts which recline and rest the back. When you perform any stretch workouts you want to make...

Posted by in on Jan 23, 2014 .

What’s the buzz on “the water of life?”

Zero fat, zero cholesterol, zero added sugar, no additives and not from concentrate. Packed with essential electrolytes (Sodium, Magnesium, Calcium, Potassium, Phosphorus) Pure organic coconut water is a huge hit with athletes and anyone into health and weight management! Not only does it hydrate the body it’s jam-packed with the vital nutrients that are lost during work-outs. Facts you may not know:  a 350ml serving of coconut water has twice the potassium of a banana, in some tropical countries coconut water is used as a breast milk substitute, during the 1940s Pacific War wounded...

Posted by in on Sep 02, 2013 .

How many times have you joined a gym and hit the excercises and training hard out, only to find that the weight you were expecting to lose over the next couple of months, just stays firmly planted on all those places where you would prefer it not to be. Here is the delema when your body starts to excercise hard and if you are already carrying a few extra pounds, your body thinks hey this person has gone crazy. I need to help out here . I will retain this stored fat because at the rate they are going they are going to need it . The first thing that happens if you are not eating the right type of food for your increased energy needs,...

Posted by in on Sep 11, 2013 .



Walking for 30 minutes at least 4 times a week outside sure beats pounding it out on a treadmill tucked away inside with other sweating bodies! Not only do you grab your share of essential Vitamin D for the day the fresh air clears your mind, tones your butt, legs and stomach and the great thing is anyone can do it. You don’t need any fancy coloured lycra and fluro designer shoes to get out and get your heart pumping, shift your metabolism into a high gear burning more calories, keep your blood pressure low and your immune system at a healthy level all year round. Start starting today...

Posted by in on Jul 31, 2013 .

Make sure you're getting the Benefits of this Natural Product.

Coconut Oil - What’s all the talk about?

Coconut oil is a saturated fat but heaps of research shows that natural coconut oil is nature’s perfect food which has endless health benefits. By taking it as a dietary supplement, using it in your cooking or applying it directly onto your skin you will find your overall health will soar and your doctor will love your blood chemistry! For women especially your skin, nails and hair will be healthy and strong again, your hormones will be in balance and your libido will take off! Did you know healthy fats like...

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