month : 01/2014 26 results

Product Review: Polar FT4 HRM

If you have followed this blog for some time, then you know I am hard on heart rate monitors.  I burned through 2 in a single year and realized they just weren’t the quality I needed.  I was scouring some other fitness blogs and Instagrams and kept seeing the Polar FT4 pop up so you I just had to check it out.  Polar already had a good ...

Meal Mondays: Juice and Smoothie Recipes

We so love drinking fresh juice and smoothies that we wanted to put together this collection to share with all of you. Try them and leave us a comment and let us know what you think. Click on whichever one you want to try, make it, tag us @Femmefitalefitclub and let us know how you like it. Rise and Shine Smoothie ...

Fitness Pages We Love Part 2

It's that time again.  We follow several fitness and running blogs and Facebook Fan pages.  We wanted to share some of them with you so you can see what all the hype is about.  This time around we are sharing our top 5 popular pages (listed in no particular order). Stop by, check them out and tell us what you think of our selection. 1...

Product Review: Energy Bits

I had started hearing a lot of buzz about this energy food that can provide an enormous amount of protein and energy for workouts.  I saw them mentioned on Twitter and in the blogosphere so it genuinely piqued my interest.  This amazing superfood is called Energybits and is 100% spirulina algae.  Here is how the company describes this ...

Featured Fitale – Cynthia Lundi

My name is Shurida Lundi and I would like to nominate my sister to be featured on your blog. Her name is Cynthia Lundi and she has come a long way on her fitness journey and she is the sole provider of our household after my mom lost her job two months after my grandmother passed away from a diabetic coma and brain tumor. I admire her strength so ...

Kale Delight #Juice Recipe

Anyone who knows me knows I LOVE juicing and all of its benefits.  I will juice a nice blend of veggies and fruit.  I am starting to tip more on the side of more veggies than fruit so reap even more fuel and health benefits.  With that said here is my latest concoction which tastes LOVELY!!!!  If you decide to try it I think you all will ...

Meal Mondays: Shrimp Creole Recipe

This is a Paula Deen recipe I found online.  Delicious and fresh ta' def!  You won't believe how delicious and tasty this is. [Tweet "This shrimp creole recipe is one of the best around. #shrimpcreole #neworleans #food #foodie"] Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup diced green bell peppers 1/2 cup diced onions 1/2 cup ...

Misty Copeland Breaking Ground – Ballerina Athlete

If you haven't heard you must be living under a rock - Misty Copeland is the NEW face of Under Armour!  I know you are probably saying "Wait, isn't she a ballerina and isn't Under Armour sportswear?"  You are very correct but obviously they felt Misty Copeland was the perfect person to promote their brand.  She is signed to be featured in their ...

Green Smoothie Basics

Here at Femme Fitale Fit Club we LOVE drinking green smoothies.  They are healthy, tasty and yeah, we like the color too.  Every once in a while my mornings are a whirlwind and I am unable to cook my 3 egg whites, turkey bacon, etc. so I have to rely on my trusty green smoothie. I don't make it complicated to make it delicious.  I haven't ...

The Busy Dad and Busy Mom Workout

No matter what technological advances come out to make our lives more efficient and effective, we seem to have less and less free time in our daily lives.  With the daily responsibilities of being a parent, it seems nearly impossible to consistently make time for the gym.  But don’t worry; there are exercises you can fit into your existing ...

In The Gym with Shawn Chevalier of Hardbody Outdoor Fitness, LLC

  FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. SC:  My name is Shawn M. Chevalier. I’m a husband, father and owner of Hardbody Outdoor Fitness, LLC. in Columbia, Maryland. I moved from Queens, New York in 2005 prior to getting married to my high school sweetheart and made Maryland our home. As I mentioned above, I have 2 ...

Featured Fitale Becca Bryant

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.).  RB:  My name is Becca and I'm a mom. FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? RB:  I started my weight loss journey a year ago when I realized I needed to get healthy in order to keep my kidneys function and not have a ...

New Fitness and Running Site Directory

We finally started a directory where everyone can find other fitness blogs in one place.  Because there just isn't enough time in the day for me to do it,  I thought it would be good if I create a way for other bloggers to easily link up their blog to the directory. If your blog falls in any of these categories, definitely add it to the ...

Meal Mondays: Shrimp Corn Soup Recipe

When I was in graduate school at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA I had a classmate who had a boyfriend who could COOK!  He was from Louisiana and he would cook meals for us while we studied at his home.  One of his specialties was a Shrimp Corn Soup.  He served it with a turkey sandwich but let me say it wasn't a regular turkey ...

Forget The Gym, Stay Home

Brought to you by GreenPal Who needs to go to the gym when you can just be home, right? After all, the gym is a place for extreme fitness individuals, not for the rest of us, right?  Should you just stay home? Yes! Now, before you think we are talking about sitting on the couch and watching television, we should explain our thinking.  You ...

In The Gym with Jules

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. JA:  Hi, My name is Jules. I'm a wife, a mother to 2 young boys, a trained nurse/midwife &  ACE certified personal trainer. FFFC:  How did you get started in fitness and working out? JA:  I've always been active. But when I had my 1st child I gained a lot of weight (6 stones) ...

SENSA Busted!

  Well well well - the FTC has finally caught up with a few of these companies making outrageous claims about quick fat-loss plans designed to help people burn fat and lose weight QUICKLY.  This time they have hit these companies with a whopping $34M in FINES!  I'm not going to get on my soapbox or rant but I will simply say there is ...

Meal Mondays: Cauliflower Crust Pizza

I found an awesomely delicious cauliflower crust pizza recipe on Pinterest and HAD to try it myself.  I can't even take the credit.  Cosmo Hippie Chef has a recipe OUT OF THIS WORLD.   Now, my picky eater children tried it and did not finish it but that just left MORE for my husband and me to DEVOUR!!!  Try it - I believe you will like ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Days 12

  I'm recording Day 12 of the Twelve Days of Fitness challenge by Fit Armadillo.  This challenge encourages fitness bloggers to blog every day for the next 12 days about our workouts. Today is the 12th and final day of 12 Days of Fitness.  Boy has the time flown by.  Today I can describe my workout in a single word – ...