month : 06/2014 20 results

Meal Mondays: Ruby Sipper Juice Recipe

Check out and try out this delicious Ruby Sipper Juice recipe.  I recently started receiving fresh organic produce from this amazing company called Farmivore (http://farmivore.com) and have been indulging in some very delicious juices I would not have thought to make on my own.  This is pushing me outside of my comfort zone. [Tweet "Make ...

I’m A Bulu Box Ambassador

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. I have some awesome and exciting news!  I'm a new Bulu Box Ambassador!! You might be asking yourself, what is a Bulu Box? A Bulu Box is a box subscription service and the first health, nutrition and weight loss discovery box designed to help you feel your best.  Each month, you’ll ...

My Race Results in the Metro Delta 5K Race

Guess what, my race results in the Metro Delta 5K were awesome!  I ran a 5K on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Druid Hill Park in Baltimore, MD.  You are probably thinking, big WHOOP, but no seriously I ran it, hills and all, and had like a new race-time PR.  I am very excited about it. The race was hosted by my sorority sisters, the Baltimore ...

In The Gym with Laura Baker

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. LB:  Hi, I’m Laura--a fitness and nutrition enthusiast, Pilates instructor and mama of a 4-year-old boy and 18-month old girl. FFFC:  How did you get started in fitness and Pilates? LB:  I really started to get into fitness about 10 years ago when I had gained some newlywed weight ...

July DietBet Challenge – Lose Weight In 4 Weeks

Don't worry about the word Diet in DietBet ~ This is not a deprivation challenge. I have been seeing several DietBet challenges going on for the past year and was always hesitant to join one.  Basically because it involved putting a pre-determined amount of money in a “pot” and chances of getting your money back, plus some, depended on my ...

Meal Mondays: Ginger Mojito Juice Recipe

I received a FREE code to order a Farmivore subscription box in my email one day.  I was curious how it worked so I placed my free order and about 1.5 weeks later received my first box.  In the box was packaged organic produce to make Ginger Mojito Juice, Turmeric Tonic Juice and Boardwalk Beets Juice.  I was excited!!! Check out the ...

Healthy Fats and My 3 Favorite Options

Guest post by Anna Lavonne Richardson From a young age we are taught to avoid the “f” word, FATS. Fats have a reputation for being the cause of obesity or weight gain, but what if I told you there are healthy fats you should be eating?! Yes, you should be eating fats. I know this is completely opposite of what we learn growing up or what we ...

How to Know If Your Diet Is Working For Or Against You

Is your diet actually bad for your body? It’s possible! Diets that restrict calories too much, and even some fad diets, can be harmful to your health in many ways. Don’t let the appeal of diet's quick weight loss promises trick you into harming your health. This guest post was written by Michael Volkin, inventor of Weight Loss Stack 52 ...

In The Gym with Cassandra Sawyer

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. CS:  My name is Cassandra Sawyer.  I am a 34 year old, honored mother of two impossibly perfect children.  I work full-time as a Director of Human Resources, while running my own Personal Training business and working as a part-time Coach for RoxStar Fitness. FFFC:  How did you get ...

Product Review: POPSUGAR Must Have Box Subscription

I am just too excited.  Imagine my surprise when I came home yesterday and saw I had a June Must Have box waiting for me in my home office.  The amazing people at POPSUGAR contacted me about receiving their awesome June Must Have Box. What is a Must Have Box you ask?  It is a monthly subscription where you receive a box full of amazing ...

How To Eat Clean + Interview

I had the pleasure to speak with Robin Marion of Velvet & Steel Fitness, LLC about the elusive subject of eating clean.  I remember when I first heard of eating clean.  It was 2008, I started working out with a new personal trainer and I was completely clueless about what it meant or how to eat in that fashion. Fast forward to 2014 after ...

Busted! 5 Weight Loss Myths that Will Make You Cry

Keep reading because we but 5 of the most repeated weight loss myths of all time.  Do you believe any of these myths?  It could be the reason why your weight loss efforts have stalled? This guest post was written by Michael Volkin, inventor of Weight Loss Stack 52, the most unique and fun way to lose weight. Are you tangled in the web ...

#FitTube Tag Episode 4: Overcoming Obstacles to Fitness Goals

[Tweet "6th episode of #Fittube Tag is about Overcoming Obstacles to Fitness Goals.  #fitfam #fitness "] I had fun with this episode of #Fittube Tag but best believe - what I explain as a major obstacle for me is MAJOR!  I have to work at it every day.  Also check out what Markita Staples of Sweshfit and Sheila Simmons of The Frugal ...

Product Review: Wild Oats Organic

Disclaimer:  I was not compensated for this review.  I was provided complimentary products for the purposes of this review.  As always, all opinions and thoughts are my own. As a busy working mom I do not have a lot of time to make big labor-intensive meals so my go-to meal every other week is spaghetti.  I love it because it is fairly ...

The Ultimate Coffee Date – Summer Is Almost Here

I'm joining some amazing bloggers for The Ultimate Coffee Date.  Jill of Jill Conyers, Nikki of Grab Your Kicks and Lynda of Fitness Mom Wine Country came up with this fabulous link up event where we get together and chat up our friends over a cup of coffee or tea (whichever you prefer).  Life gets so busy sometimes it is hard to just sit ...

Friday Five: This Summer I Will

You know I love joining my fellow fitness and running bloggers for the Friday Five themed link ups.  It is a lot of fun and helps me really think through why I do this fitness thing.  You can link up with them too. This link up is sponsored by Courtney from Eat Pray Run, DC, Cynthia from You Signed Up For What? and Mar from Mar on the ...

Be Our Guest

We are stepping it up here at Femme Fitale Fit Club and would love it if you would be our guest on Femme Fitale TV via an On Air Live segment with Google Hang Out.  We previously featured Sheila Simmons of The Frugal Exerciser to discuss the topic "How To Start A Fitness Program" and we are interested in featuring YOU as well. Our audience ...

Featured Mr. Fit: Jess Perreca, Jr.

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). JP:  Midwest raised husband & father of two beautiful little girls. My name is Jess Perreca Jr and I’m what you would call a geek. I’m part of the infrastructure team at a Technology Company. I love sports mainly football but my love and ...

Meal Mondays: Panera Bread Thai Chicken Flat Bread Review

  I went to the dentist and was so hungry afterewards decided to stop by Panera Bread downstairs and pick up some lunch.  I figured Panera Bread has healthy choices since they have non-GMO, non-antibiotic produce and hormone-free chicken.  Since I was hungry their Pick 2 menu was right on time. I wanted to try something different ...

FFFC June Summer Is Coming Challenge 2014

  http://youtu.be/SglFYeTHOhE   Hi everyone!  We have survived the May Challenge with flying colors and we are keeping it going in the month of June.  We have simplified this month's challenge to only include 1 major activity we will be tracking. Back by popular demand we introduce to you the June MILEAGE challenge. ...