What is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu? Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a type of martial art that combines aspects of combat and self defense. Originally derived from judo, a type of Japanese martial art, this kind of self defense teaches its followers that they have the power to beat stronger and larger opponents. With the use of proper [...]
If you’ve ever gone to the bookstore and browsed through the isles on nutrition you probably noticed that 95% of the books pretty much told you to eat better food and make sure you are eating less calories then you need in order to burn fat, Right? These books probably also told you that in [...]
This rising star of the vegetable (and superfood) world is quite primitive — it was gathered and eaten by tribes before the dawn of recorded history. Research suggests that this leafy green originated in either the eastern Mediterranean or in Asia Minor.
Kettlebell exercises are widely known to be extremely effective as these workouts involve nearly each core muscle present in the body. It helps to build the upper body as well as strong arms and legs. It strengthens the core muscles and aids one to lose weight in a healthy way.
People ask me all the time when is the best time to stretch? Well before digging into the best time to stretch let’s take a look at a couple different types of stretching. The first way to stretch is what most people refer to as stretching. In this type of stretching often called passive stretching [...]
With so much information on the web these days it’s hard to find out which routine to use for fat loss. I mean should you be doing marathon training, bikram yoga or zumba? Well I have an alternative that puts them all to shame! Kettlebell training for fat loss is, in my book perhaps the [...]
Trying something new can be intimidating, and exercise is no exception. Whether you’re at a yoga class or watching an instructional video online, yoga pros can make the sport seem impossible. Luckily, by mastering a few basic poses, you too can be on your way to mastering yoga, improving your balance, and strengthening your core. [...]
Cordyceps sinensis is a parasitic fungus often mistakenly referred to as a mushroom. Though in the western world cordyceps is most often taken in the form of an extract, it’s use as a food source in China dates back many millenia. It was cooked into soups, with poultry, and with meat, and was only consumed by the wealthy [...]
These statistics are appalling. Only three out of 10 adults are active enough to stay healthy and fit. Almost four out of 10 admit they are not active at all, despite reams of research proving that exercise is a powerful defense, and sometimes an antidote, for disability and illness.
Nigella Sativa aka Black Cumin is a delicious Ancient Egyptian super-spice that boosts immune function and fights cancer & inflammation. Super Powers & Health Benefits of Nigella Sativa Cancer-Fighting Immune Boosting Anti-Allergy Opiate Withdrawal Anti-Microbial Properties Secret Compounds in Black Seed Thymoquinone – A phytochemical that has demonstrated anti-cancer, anti-inflammation and immune-boosting properties. Essential Fatty Acids – [...]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, adults need 150 minutes of physical activity per week to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Finding time for 30 minutes of exercise 5 days a week can be difficult, especially for those with stressful jobs and busy social lives.
Spending your day at work or carrying out the tasks you have to do each day can often leave us feeling tired and dejected, struggling to come up with the enthusiasm and energy needed to workout on an evening. It’s at times like these where you need to find those little motivating factors that are [...]