month : 01/2015 18 results

#FitnessFriday – Stop and Start

Before I get into my week of stop and start workouts (this so-called snow blizzard really messed up my schedule) I am very happy to share that Sheila of The Frugal Exerciser, Markita of Sweshfit and I will be hosting a Google Hangout on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 from 8 pm ET/7 pm CT to have a thorough discussion about "Debunking Lose Weight ...

In the Gym with Kiki of EM2WL

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. K:  Hey everyone, I'm Kiki!  I'm a rambling, baking, homeschooling mom, (non-apologetic) chocoholic, and wife to my high-school sweetheart :). I'm also a personal trainer, owner, and co-founder of Eat More 2 Weigh Less (EM2WL). [Tweet "Meet Kiki the co-founder of Eat More 2 Weigh Less. ...

Featured Fitale Stephanie Maguire

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.).  SM:  My name is Stephanie Maguire. I am a 26 year old fit mom to a bubbly six year old boy. I have been in the fitness lifestyle since my teens and took it all the way to college where I graduated with a BS in Exercise Science. My hobbies ...

Naked Me Tea 14 Day Detox Review

Disclaimer:  I received a complimentary 14-day Naked Me Tea Detox kit and all opinions expressed in this review are my own.  This post contains affiliate links. I don’t know about you but I indulged a lot over the holidays and when January hit I was ready to reboot and this is where Naked Me Tea comes in.  I needed to set things ...

#FitnessFriday – Cleansing

What a week this has been.  I am still maintaining 4 lbs down for my DietBet - only 1.3 pounds to go and I am feeling confident I can do it.  As of this writing there are 11 days left!!  I finished up my Naked Me Tea so I am sad about that BUT they are sending me another 14-day detox tea kit so I am ecstatic (product review coming soon). ...

In The Gym with Jasmine Cabrera

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. Hey there!  My name is Jasmine Cabrera and I’m a NASM certified personal trainer, entrepreneur, and trying to be budding nutrition writer (if I could ever sit still long enough to actually finish something).  I hail from good ol’ Virginia, but currently am residing in St.Kitts in the ...

Featured Fitale Heather Williams

[Tweet "It's Transformation Tuesday with Heather Williams.  #weightloss @naturallyme35"] FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). HW:  My name is Heather Williams and I am Case Manager by day and  part time Lifestyle Blogger and Fitness Coach.  I am a wife and mother of three ...

EWG Food Scores App Scores Big!

I am so excited about this new healthy food app I just learned about on The Chalkboard Blog.  It is called the Eat Well Guide (EWG) Food Scores app.  This is a food shopping app that takes grocery shopping to the next level especially if you are looking to avoid certain chemicals and additives common in our foods today. [Tweet "EWG Food ...

What I Thought About Barre

While out on break for Christmas I thought it would be good to change up my workout routine and do something a little different than what I normally do so I tried barre. I typically either run outdoors with my running boo's or am in boot camp OR working out with my personal trainer Heather.  This time around I wanted to switch it up and ...

#FitnessFriday – New Habits

What a week this has been.  It has been primarily consumed with work but before my workday becomes a factor I have had some opportunity to get workouts in. I posted a few new videos on my YouTube channel this week including "Get Your Life" and "What's In My Gym Bag", and "NakedMe Tea Steep Machine Demo" which all seem to be fairly ...

How To Burn More Fat Before, During and After Your Workout

Losing weight is great. Burning fat is even better. The number on the scale gives you a great idea of what is happening in your body, but how do you know whether you have lost more fat than muscle? Everything you do during your workout has some effect on whether you burn fat, muscle, or both. Your ultimate goal is to maximize fat loss, ...

My First Taste of Pressed Juicery Ever

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links which means if you click on it and make a purchase I make a small commission.  All opinions expressed in this post are my own honest ones. Let me start off by writing, this post is a long time coming.  I first tried Pressed Juicery during Spring Break in 2014 while I was hanging out at my ...

Ultimate Tips to Resolve Your Resolutions in 2015

Disclaimer:  This post was sponsored by Progresso™ through their partnership POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about Progresso™, all opinions are my own. Happy New Year everyone.  Can you believe it is 2015 already?  If you are like me you are extremely excited about the opportunities the future holds.  ...

#FitnessFriday – Happy New Year

I'm baaaccckkkkk FITALES!!!!  How is everyone doing this first full week in the new year?  Well I can tell you I feel GREAT!  Perhaps it is because I got some much needed rest over the holidays OR that I am super hyped about my new DietBet challenge that began on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 (it's not too late for you to join us.  Just sign up ...

Post-Holiday Detox

The holidays are a time for self-indulgence; we buy gifts for ourselves as a treat and for others to show that we care. The downside of the holidays is food and alcohol. The food is very heavy; it’s high in calorie, full of sugar, fats, leaves you feeling bloated and sleepy. It’s hard not to eat when any house you go to will have delicious ...

DietBet Challenge and Naked Me Tea

  Disclaimer:  I received the 14-day detox tea and tea pot compliments of Naked Me Tea in exchange for an honest review.  I'll also be hosting a giveaway to 2 lucky winners of their detox tea kit in the near future.  As always, I am going to be completely honest with you all and share my opinions of it unfiltered, straight no ...

My New Year’s Resolutions for 2015

Happy New Year everybody!!!  It's that again.  The time of year where folks want to renew their resolutions for the up coming year to do better and do more.  I've also been seeing around the blogosphere the idea of folks ditching the new year's resolution concept and focusing on a power or key word or theme for the year.  I say whatever ...

5 Tips for Healthy Meals for a Busy Lifestyle

Who is looking for at least 5 tips for healthy meals for a busy lifestyle?  While life may not get any less busy, you can at least be prepared and make sure you still consume healthy meals. We have all been the victim of being unprepared when it comes to food and hunger.  Among a day of work, running errands, working out, and the numerous ...