Featured Fitale – Shanielle

Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). Hello. My name is Shanielle.  I’m 30 years old. I’m currently a nursing student and I work in patient financial services. For fun, I’m crafty, so anytime I can do with my hands & a hot glue gun I’m happy. What sparked your weight-loss ...

Featured Fitale – Nikki

Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). Hello! My name is Nikki. I work full time as a data analyst and project manager at a bio pharma company. I also am a certified personal trainer & fitness nutrition specialist running my own fitness company. As for hobbies, I compete in bodybuilding ...

My New Matrix TF30 Treadmill by Johnson Fitness

I enjoy running outdoors but sometimes weather doesn’t always permit such as when its raining or there’s ice on the ground.  And let’s face it, even though I have a gym membership I sometimes get a little lazy and don’t feel like driving out to the gym that’s when an at-home treadmill comes in right on time. [Tweet "Learn all ...

How To Keep Germs at Bay While At The Gym

Dislosure:  This post is sponsored by Kleenex but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Let’s face it, as a personal trainer and someone who trains I enjoy going to the gym.  The gym has a wider variety of equipment, the weights can get very heavy, there is a sauna, and awesome cardio equipment that I don’t have at ...

How To Get Lean With Protein

Disclaimer:  This post is sponsored by AllWhites but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Out of all the macros, a lot of attention tends to go to carbohydrates but one should not forget protein which is an extremely important macronutrient.  Protein is the building block of muscle.  And the more muscle one has walking ...

Top Fat Loss Myths Busted!

  A myth is any widely held belief or idea that a majority of people believe is a fact even though it isn’t.  Myths are either unproven or have proven not to work. If you are planning to shed some pounds, you may be tricked into believing what some ‘self-proclaimed’ health gurus tell you. While you might be tempted to ...

Featured Fitale – Mecca Evans

Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). ME:  Hey! My name is Mecca Evans. I'm from Sacramento,Ca and currently attend California State University, Sacramento. I enjoy reading, exercising, and eating (LOL). I love dancing, fashion, and anything from “The Real Housewives” franchise. I love ...

Featured Fitale – Elle Savage

Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). Hi there! My name is Elle and I’m a part-time Educational Resource Facilitator and full-time mom to a busy toddler! I love keeping busy and trying new things with my family. I am also an admin for a Facebook accountability/support group so that keeps ...

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

If you thought lifting weights was just for men, think again.  Read about these top 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 immedi...

5 Top Tips to Lose Body Fat

If you struggle to lose excess body fat, then check out these 5 top tips that will help you solve that. 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? Here's ...

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 ...

Everything You’ve Wanted To Know About Intermittent Fasting

You've come to the right place to learn all you ever wanted to know about Intermittent Fasting. Here's everything you need to know about intermittent fasting (IF).  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 ...

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

I want to share the top mistakes to avoid when trying to lose weight.  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 ...

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 ...