month : 02/2015 17 results

#FitnessFriday – Love Grace Juice Cleanse Results

I'm switching things up a little this week.  I want to share with you my experience on my 3-day Love Grace Juice cleanse.  I started it on Friday morning, 2/20/2015 and finished it on Sunday, 2/22/2015. Disclaimer:   I was provided a complimentary 3-day juice cleanse by Love Grace Juice to review.  As always 100% of my statements ...

In The Gym with Maxine of the BuddhiBox

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. MC:  Sure, I attended Santa Clara University for undergrad and shortly after that started working in the Bay Area. I actually started as a marketing manager for a manufacturing company then did a brief stint in advertising. A year into working full time, I decided I need to get away and ...

How To Workout By Your Body Type

By understanding your body type, you can customize a workout program to be more effective than an “out of the box” workout program. Customizing a workout program based on your body type is surprisingly easy. Before you start developing a workout program you have to identify your body type (also called somatotype). There are three basics ...

Meal Mondays: Easy Baked Sweet Potato

[Tweet "Make this easy baked sweet potato recipe and get your fill of fiber and nutrients. #foodie #recipe #boneppetit"] Did you know not all carbs are bad?  There are some carbs that were meant to be eaten and burn slowly and does not spike your blood sugar levels.  Sweet potatoes are just that food.  Today I share how to bake one ...

Get Your Glow On Juice Recipe

Disclaimer:  This post contains produce from Farmivore and affiliate links. If you have been following my Instagram you know that typically on the weekends I start posting new juicing recipes.  Well I thought it made sense to share some of that goodness with you all here on the blog.  Juicing is one of the healthiest habits I have.  I ...

Two Juice Recipes That Save Your Skin

I know the title of this post seems a bit extreme but I am serious.  I watch several YouTube videos and see young ladies on the street either with smathers of or smathering on all of this BB cream and concealer trying to hide the bad skin.  I want to scream at the screen at them every time and let them know if they just eat a well-balanced diet ...

#FitnessFriday – Staying Warm

In case you haven't noticed it is a BEAR out there.  At least in Maryland.  Or should I say HAWK!  The temperatures have dropped and school openings have been delayed and well...its COOOOLD!  Due to the weather and schedule changes I have had to take my workouts indoors inside my home gym but fortunately I have essential equipment in my ...

How HIIT Will Transform Your Body

Keep reading to learn how HIIT can help transform your body. Fitness fads come and go, but this technique called High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is here to stay. What is HIIT? HIIT uses a combination of quick intervals of intense exercise and short recovery periods to increase your heart rate, burn fat and work muscles in a short ...

Urban Remedy One-Day Juice Cleanse Review

  Disclaimer:  I purchased a one-day juice cleanse by Urban Remedy.  As always all opinions expressed in this post are 100% my own. If you have been reading this blog for a while you know I love juicing.  I typically juice on a weekly basis but this past weekend was a little different.  We were headed out of town to celebrate my ...

Home Gym Essential Equipment

Due to schedules I have been relegated to working out at home but trust me - I am not disappointed.  I think I have a pretty thorough home gym with a bunch of quality pieces of workout equipment. If you have the right home gym equipment you can get in a heart-thumping workout, get stronger with strength exercises of all varieties and ...

#FitnessFriday – Adjustments

In this week's edition of #FitnessFriday I had to make some adjustments in order to get my workouts in.  This past weekend I did not complete any workouts and I indulged a bit at a birthday party so I had to make sure I got back on track.  The weekend wasn't a complete bust - I did receive and start drinking my one-day's worth of juices from ...

In The Gym with Sharon Chamberlin

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. SC:  My name is Sharon Chamberlin, and I’m an ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer specializing in metabolic conditioning, and a NESTA Fitness Nutrition Coach. [Tweet "Read all about ACE-Certified Personal Trainer Sharon Chamberlin and how she gets her burn on."] FFFC:  How did ...

Environment-Friendly Eating Tips

Photo source: Wikimedia.org Are you sick of all the chemicals they load your food with? Do you want to eat clean food? Have you made up your mind to start eating environment-friendly? It is a tough and long process, which requires lots of research, preparation and perseverance. There are loads of things to consider in order to become more ...

#FitnessFriday – Running

In this week's edition of #FitnessFriday I did a lot of running on the treadmill.  I did speed intervals along with incline intervals to UP my heart rate and let me just say that did not disappoint.  Due to changing schedules I am unable to get out to Sanders Optimum Fitness Boot Camp in the morning to workout with my fitness fam and I am ...

In The Gym with Lena

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.).  Hi, my name is Lena and I am a former couch potato who is now a Spinning® and TRX® instructor and a fitness enthusiast. [Tweet "We are In The Gym w/ former couch potato @LeanLena as she shares her love of #fitness."] FFFC:  What is the ...

Featured Fitale Karissa

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. K:  Hi, I’m Karissa. I’m 30 and was born and raised in San Diego County where I still live. I’ve been married to my high school boyfriend for ten years and we have an 8 year old daughter Isabella. [Tweet "Read about Karissa and her stroke recovery at the age of 25. #healthyliving ...

Stay Active with the ActivMotion Bar

There's a new bar in town and I am not talking about the place where you go and chill out with Norm from Cheers.  The ActivMotion Bar is a revolution of the standard body bar and is taking exercise to the next level. Disclaimer:  I received compensation and a complimentary ActivMotion Bar and workout DVDs to use and review via affiliat...