Aloe vera is one of the oldest mentioned plants used for health purposes, dating all the way back to the ancient Chinese and Egyptians. They used this resilient, cactus-looking plant (a hearty succulent known as the “Lily of the Desert”) for its beneficial properties. As you may remember from science class, succulents are able to retain water in poor climates or soil conditions, which makes them perfectly self-hydrating.
My name is Gennaro Ferra. I’m a former NABBA Mr. Australia, world natural professional bodybuilder and more recently placed 3rd in the NPC Atlantic States Championships here in NYC. I’m a fitness and nutrition coach here in NYC and also have a degree in Physical Education. I was born in Naples, Italy but grew up in Melbourne, Australia.
Maybe it’s time to reach your fitness goals once and for all, or perhaps you’re just trying to maintain a healthy body. If your wellness goals include losing weight, building lean muscle mass is the best way to keep a strong and healthy body that will be prepared for any and all of life’s challenges.
Wherever you are in your fitness journey, it is important to implement speed and agility exercises into your regular routine. ‘Functional Training’ involves improving upon these characteristics to prevent injury by strengthening your core, improving stability and increasing your reaction time.
While one can argue that anything that gets you off the couch and into the gym is a good thing, a trend by definition is bound to be more stylish than sustainable. How does your fitness routine stack up? Are you in it for the long haul, or are you doomed to a lifetime of fitness-themed New Year’s resolutions? Ask yourself these 5 questions to find out.
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Puritan’s Pride Healthy Perspectives Bloggers confess to giving into their favorite indulgences, those things they can’t live without. They offer tips on how you can indulge and still maintain a healthy lifestyle.