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Beauty benefits of coconut oil

Coconut oil is a myriad of benefits. It is completely natural, affordable and easily available everywhere. Coconut oil contains fatty acids, Vitamin K, Vitamin E and minerals such as Iron. Sometimes , it turns white solid that’s because it has a high melting point. Keep the container in warm water to turn it into liquid. Try to find virgin coconut oil which is not processed. Here are some beauty benefits of coconut oil : Coconut oil is frequently used in expensive skin care products. It is an excellent moisturizer, anti inflammatory and used for acne treatment as well. You can apply it directly like a lotion on dry and ageing skin. You can also use it to exfoliate skin. Mix coconut oil and sugar, gently rub it on your skin then rinse. Coconut oil helps to reduce acne and blemishes. Wash your face before going...

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10 ways to build muscle

FUEL UP Start reading food labels to get a sense of how many calories you’re already eating. Then add 500 to that number and start eating that many calories every day. Aim to take in about one gram of protein per pound of body weight each day. LIMIT CARDIO You can do up to two days of light jogging on the treadmill, but keep it to around 30 minutes per session. To lose fat while sparing muscle, you’d do even better to perform sprint intervals for instance, running all-out for a minute and then backing off to a light jog for two minutes. Do this for 30 minutes, three times a week. DO LESS Do no more than 20 sets per muscle group; closer to 12 is even better. Your reps should be between six and 12 per set for the most muscle growth, and...

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9 reasons why you should practice yoga

1. Relieve stress. We all find ways to deal with stress. But Terrence Monte, a managing teacher at Pure Yoga, says, “going to amped up gyms or punching a punching bag can make you more aggressive or more tired.” Yoga, on the other hand, employs a number of relaxation techniques, which, with regular practice, can make you calmer overall. Sadie Nardini, host of “Rock Your Yoga,” adds, “Along with training your body, yoga trains your mind to see the bigger picture and act from integrity instead of freaking out. If you want to be more James Bond than Charlie Sheen, get yourself on the mat.” Being forced to unplug from text, calls, and email for 60 to 90 minutes doesn’t hurt either. 2. Get flexible. Most series of yoga asanas (physical postures) include one or more spinal twists to loosen the many joints that make...

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