5 Reasons Why Lifting Weights is a Woman’s Best Friend

I constantly hear from clients, when asked about their fitness goals, that they want to lose weight.  Once I create their workout plan and they see the amount of weight lifting is included many immediately question why I designed their program that way.  They then express concerns about growing big and bulky. Testosterone is the hormone ...

5 Top Tips to Lose Body Fat

Forget about weight loss! It’s a term that’s constantly being thrown around in the media, making it to the top choice for New Year resolutions every year. Instead focus on fat loss. What’s the difference you may ask? Weight is the number you see when you step on the scale. It fluctuates depending on which day of the week it is and ...

Featured Fitale – Nardia

I am  Nardia (@fitdastruggle) 34 years old, mother of 2, fitness instructor, and coach. I love everything exercise, I enjoy helping, motivating others and letting them know that we all struggle with living a fit and healthy lifestyle. Some may make it look easy and it can be, however, for the mass majority it isn't. Myself being an athlete, ...

5 Tips On How To Eat For Successful Weight Loss

  Everyone has heard the saying that 80% of weight loss is due to diet.  For a large part that is true because for the majority of us, our workouts take up about 4% of our day and the other 96% is typically not spent being as active.  That means the opportunity to continue to burn the calories burned during the active workout ...

3 Tips to Get Energy For Workouts

It’s that time of year where the gyms will once again be crowded with New Year resolutioners which I think is a great thing.  If you are one then you want to keep reading this.  If you aren’t used to working out as a routine it can be a little tough to get your energy up on a regular basis to keep it going after the initial excitement ...

Featured Fitale – Latrice Nichols

  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). My name is Latrice and I am a 34 year old mother of 2 children ages 6 and 8. I currently work an office job, where I am glued to my desk for 40 hours a week. My hobbies include traveling, reading books, listening to music and all things fitness. What ...

Featured Fitale – Taneisha Fletcher

Why I Started I wasn't always unhealthy. However; my entire life has been a fitness battle. I never played sports and I never liked doing many activities. I danced at a younger age but I had my first diet in the 6th grade when I was no longer apart of the dance school and had to do it on my own. June 2013 was my last diet but since I ...
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Everything You’ve Wanted To Know About Intermittent Fasting

When you first hear the word fasting you immediately think? “Not planning on starving myself,” at least that’s usually the reaction I get when suggesting Intermittent Fasting to help with plateaus in weight loss.  Although, the only side effects to fasting is hunger, the benefits that you receive outweigh the discomfort of hunger pains. ...

Does A Vegan Diet Make You Lose Weight?

People try a number of different diets and other methods of losing weight, but not all of them are created equal. A vegan diet can be an excellent way to not only take great care of your overall health, but also shed a few unwanted pounds. However there are a few things you should know before trying out a large diet change like this. In ...

Top 5 Weight Loss Mistakes To Avoid

As a certified personal trainer I get asked all of the time by clients and people I meet how to lose weight.  The formula is factual and basic but many seem to hit a pitfall with their own weight loss journey so I want to share some common mistakes my clients and people whose weight seems to yo-yo and provide solutions so you either can stop ...

Featured Fitale – Rebecca Stanisky

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). Hey there my name is Rebecca I’m 33 years old, live in Michigan and work as a dispatcher. I’m a NAFC certified Nutrition Coach and Group Fitness Instructor. I love (as I call them the big 3 F’s) Food, Fitness and Football! I have a passion ...

Featured Fitale – Eve Guzman

Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). My name is Eve Guzman also known as Eve Fit Chick. I am an online nutritionist, personal trainer and fitness coach. I am also a Half Their Size Spokesperson and blogger for PEOPLE Magazine. [Tweet "Read how Eva Guzman went from overweight to bikini ...

Featured Fitale – Leonie Louw

  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). My name is Lee, I’m a South African woman who moved here a few years ago. What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? I worked in the hospitality industry for the initial years of being here and sadly I think this is where my unhealthy ...

Featured Fitale – Maha

  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). Hi, my name is Maha, I’m a full time student who's passionate about fitness. What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? I started my fitness journey in 2014 after realizing I became fat. I’m 5’11 and currently weigh 170 lbs. [Tweet ...

Featured Fitale – Sharae Jenkins

Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). My name is Sharae and I am from Seattle! I’m a Project Manager at a marketing company by day. By night, I run an online wellness boutique and I have a natural hair & fitness blog! Outside of my passions, I’m a simple girl who enjoys ...

Featured Fitale – Paige Mariah

Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). Hi Everyone! I’m Paige Mariah, a marketing coordinator by day and a life & style blogger 24/7. I’m also a self-proclaimed professional thrifter and a health & fitness enthusiast! What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? ...

Featured Fitale – Rhiannon Parr

  FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). My name is Rhiannon, I’m 31 from the Hunter Valley on the east coast of Australia. I grew up born and raised in the wine industry and have worked in local government in economic development for around 7 years. I spent a great number ...

3 Tips For the Ultimate Fit Body and Mind

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. It is actually quite amazing that the activities that support a healthy body are also the same activities that support a healthy mind and brain.  It may not sound like much but as our bodies’ age, it doesn’t function at full capacity as when we were in our early 20’s.  The same goes ...

Featured Fitale – Danielle Wetenkamp

  FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). Hi. I am excited to share my journey with you! My name is Danielle Wetenkamp from Port St Lucie FL, I am 36. I have been married for 15 years and we have six kids. Yes, you read that right, SIX kids. Five boys and one baby girl! Our ...

Featured Fitale – Fallon Johnson

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). My name is Fallon, 31 years old. I am an accountant and mother to a 7-year-old boy. I enjoy all aspects of fitness and helping others get into fitness. FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? I got motivated to lose ...