The Importance of Vitamin D in Your Diet

Originally posted on Barrier’s Health and Fitness:

The Importance of Vitamin D in Your Diet

What is Vitamin D?

Vitamin D (cholecalciferol) is a fat- soluble vitamin. It is produced in the skin by the action of sunlight. It is also, found in animal products.

What is the Function of Vitamin D?

The function of vitamin D is to enhance the absorption of Dietary Calcium; helps to form bones and teeth. It aids the systems that…

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"What is the best cardio I can do at the gym?"

“What is the best cardio I can do at the gym?”

Originally posted on fullcirclefitnessny:

imagesOne of the most common questions I get asked especially from new clients is “What is the best cardio I can do at the gym?”  The true answer is “The one you’ll actually do!” 

I say that because all too often people have the best intentions to improve their cardiovascular endurance only to quit a few days or weeks later because:

  • They don’t get the…

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Dehydration from sitting on a plane ? Yep, it happens. Tips to avoid dehydration on your travels

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It is important to keep our bodies hydrated on a daily basis, but it is particularly important for all of you fellow travelers-explorers-adventurers; we want to make sure our bodies and our wallets are extending to the limit, which is why it’s important to avoid things that cause dehydration especially if you are heading out to the unknown. Sometimes we don’t even know we…

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6 Summer Post-Workout Smoothies and Juices

Originally posted on PushUP24:

Candice Kumai Juice Up Six post-workout juice and smoothie recipes.

Summer is still in full swing, which means you should be on top of your juice and smoothie game. Candice Kumai, celebrity chef and author of Clean Green Drinks, has rounded up three muscle-building post-workout smoothies, and three cleansing juice recipes to keep you on track. 

1) The Peaches…

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Move of the Week: Yoga Burpee With Dumbbells

Originally posted on Health News / Tips & Trends / Celebrity Health:


Grab a pair of dumbbells between 2 and 10 pounds and try this exercise from Health‘s Contributing Yoga and Wellness Editor Kristin McGee.

The yoga burpee works your entire body and gets your heart rate up. It’s a powerful, compound exercise that starts with the traditional burpee—yes, including a push-up!—and adds on alterna…

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