The Pros & Cons of Counting Calories

The Pros & Cons of Counting Calories

To count calories or not to count calories—now that’s a good question. First off, what is a calorie?  Calories are simply a tool used to measure proteins, fats and carbohydrates (or, as some people like to call them, macros) in food. Most people star ...
Crazy for Coconut Oil? Try These Creative Uses

Crazy for Coconut Oil? Try These Creative Uses

Coconuts. They’re not just for piña coladas anymore. That’s because everyone’s catching onto the bountiful benefits of the oil trapped inside this tasty tropical fruit. But don’t reach for your mallet just yet! Trying to extract coconut oil on your o ...
5 Signs You’re Not Fully Recovered

5 Signs You’re Not Fully Recovered

Do you have a recovery plan? I didn’t think so. Regardless of whether you’re a weekend warrior or training for the Boston Marathon, recovery is an important component of any training program. Without rest, you risk getting injured, falling ill, becom ...