Improving your cardiovascular performance primarily boils down to consistency, recovery and nutrition. While fasted cardio has become a popular method among many celebrities and athletes, cardio fueled by nutrition can, quite literally, help you go that extra mile. By incorporating these three powerhouse roots into your diet, you may just give your athletic endurance a boost.
As we find ourselves surrounded by heart-shaped chocolate boxes and seasonal sweets, it’s easy to start developing persistent cravings for them. We can find solace in the fact that one type of chocolate in its purest form can actually be heart-healthy, assigning a whole new significance to the Valentine’s Day treat.
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How your body performs and feels depends on how you fuel it; make conscious choices. Like exercise, the closer you stick to your plan, the faster you will see results. This holds true when it comes to nutrition, as consistency paves the way for not only a new lifestyle - but also your longevity.
One of our fabulous members, Rebecca Young, shared two delicious recipes by her so-called 'spirit animal', Ina Garten. Easily modifiable and healthy, Ina's Winter Slaw and Cauliflower & Celery Root Soup are year-round staples for Rebecca and her family. Plus, you can get all of the ingredients from Trader Joe's!
If you’re a fellow Charlestonian, you can attest to the chilly temperatures we’ve been feeling as of late. These cold mornings and evenings call for a warm drink that serenades our tastebuds, soothes our nerves and supports our health- all at the same time. While a hot cup of coffee almost always hits the spot, switch it up with one of these three hot and healthy beverages that are sure to help you wind down and relax.
Holiday season is upon us, which means it’s time to cozy up to our nostalgic comfort foods. More often than not, these feel-good foods are heavy in ingredients that don’t make us feel good for long. We know the holidays are for indulging with our loved ones, which is why we rounded up a few comforting recipes that nourish your soul AND body. Made with only clean ingredients and love, these recipes are sure to redefine the way we eat and feel.
Apple cider vinegar (commonly referred to as ACV) is a household staple that packs hundreds of uses. Whether ingested or used topically, apple cider vinegar has been considered a natural health remedy for thousands of years. It contains properties such as acetic acid, malic acid, potassium, magnesium, probiotics, enzymes, and polyphenols, making it the antibacterial, antiseptic, antiviral, and antifungal go-to for various purposes.