benefits of coconut oil and working out

Top 5 Leg Exercises

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Alright ladies, we are half way through with summer but that doesn’t mean our workouts should be slacking – especially when it is still bikini season. One of my favorite body parts to train is legs and this has been a constant progression for me. When I first started working out a few years ago, I would stick to machines and never really branch out into different workouts. Not that there is anything wrong with machines, I still use them to this day, but today I wanted to share a few of my favorite leg workouts that are great for […]

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Basketball Court Agility Workout

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Now that spring is upon is, I’ve been trying to make an effort to take my workouts outside. With the weather being just the right temperature, I’m able to break a good sweat, but not overheat. Before hitting a workout, I personally love to prepare a meal that’s made with a combination of healthy fats, like coconut oil, carbohydrates, and protein. Coconut oil is great to consume before a workout because the medium chain triglycerides that are found in coconut oil end up being used directly for energy – talk about fueling your body! Check out my recipe for a […]

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Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake

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For those of you who have read my blogs, I’m an absolute fitness fanatic! Being an athlete of the National Physique Committee, training for my competitions is very important to me. You’ll find me in the gym at least 5 days a week lifting weights and doing cardio. Along with exercise, diet is key in succeeding with muscle gain and fat loss. I try to focus on good supplementation and nutrition on a daily basis and have recently started to incorporate coconut oil into my diet as a serving of healthy fats. Coconut oil is made up of medium chain […]

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