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7 Little Known Fitness Hacks That Will Change Your Life

There is so much to learn about workout properly, it can be as confusing as you want to make it. However, there are some simple tips, tricks and hacks that anyone can do to make working out easier and more effective. Below are some simple ...

Surprising Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

In the spirit of the start of our DietBet weight-loss challenge, I felt it only right to feature a guest post on this topic.  ENJOY! Guest post:  James Hundson Have you been working hard at losing weight and shedding off those extra ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

How to Make a HEALTHY Smoothie

Learn how to properly make your smoothies to ensure you are making the healthiest ones possible that support your fit lifestyle. I have been drinking smoothies for years (at least since 2005) and when I first started I really thought I knew ...

Starting A Fitness Program – Interview with Sheila Simmons, CPT

Starting a new fitness program can be challenging.  That's why Femme Fitale Fit Club invited Sheila Simmons of The Frugal Exerciser to share some tips and information to assist those looking to get off the couch and more active. [Tweet ...

Get a Beach Body in Half the Time

The warm weather is upon us and the skimpy clothes are coming out of the closet.  If you always wanted to look great in skimpy clothes but didn’t want to spend an hour a day at the gym, then use the below time-saving workout tips to tone up ...

Guide To Starting a Fitness Program – Mind Over Matter

Here's the next chapter in the Guide To Starting A Fitness Program series which may also work for you called mind over matter.  One of the biggest and main things I had to do was to get my mind in the place that this was going to be a lifestyle ...

Top 10 Fitness Trends in 2014

"Top 10 Fitness Trends For 2014" on Health Perch Find out which of the year’s hottest workouts will get you back on track We happen to think the beginning of the year is a great time to get in shape. Not only do you have the biggest eating ...

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

I just learned that May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.  This was started back in 1983 by the President's Council on fitness as an effort to promote healthy lifestyles to the American people.  You can imagine I am excited about ...

S is for Snacks

// The letter "S" is for snacks.  If any of you are like me, working out multiple times a week constantly leaves me hungry throughout the day. On one hand that is a good thing, gives me an inclination my metabolism is burning but on the ...

Q is for Quiet Time

There's something to be said for those individuals who have quiet time in the morning to meditate and spend time with themselves and God during the quiet hours of the morning.  They tend to be less stressed and happier people.  I know people ...

P is for Push Ups

Any and everyone who knows me knows I enjoy doing push ups.  I know that sounds strange but I do.  You know why?  Due to another "P" word, powerful.  It makes me feel powerful. I do them in boot camp and with my personal trainer.  I do ...

The DCNs of Fitness

Military fitness trainer and inventor of Strength Stack 52 fitness cards,  Sergeant Michael Volkin, has only three main rules for staying in shape. He refers to all three of these rules as the DCNs of fitness. “If you use my rules of DCN, you ...

J is for Jump Rope

Easily one of my favorite forms of cardio, I think many of us forget how effective jumping rope is.  I decided to buy a jump rope years into my adulthood when I watched Zuzana of Zuzka Light and formerly of the BodyRock TV days jumping rope and ...

I is for I.C.E.

  I.C.E. is the typical combination for anyone with an injury that requires recuperation.   I = Ice – the cold helps muscles constrict and alleviates pain and swelling.  If a body party is injured it typically swells and this ...

E is for Effort

One of the things I have learned since working out with groups, personal trainers and coaches is the "E" word - EFFORT.  **Warning**  This post may sound a bit like a rant like one of my other posts about putting down those light weights ...

D is for Diet

When I started working out with a trainer in 2008 she constantly told me I should eat clean.  In other words I needed to clean up my diet.  Honestly – I had no idea what she was talking about.  I thought I was eating healthily.  I mean my ...