Featured Fitale – Danielle Wetenkamp

  FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). Hi. I am excited to share my journey with you! My name is Danielle Wetenkamp from Port St Lucie FL, I am 36. I have been married for 15 years and we have six kids. Yes, you read that right, SIX kids. Five boys and one baby girl! Our ...

Featured Fitale – Fallon Johnson

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). My name is Fallon, 31 years old. I am an accountant and mother to a 7-year-old boy. I enjoy all aspects of fitness and helping others get into fitness. FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? I got motivated to lose ...

Why You Aren’t Losing Belly Fat and How To Fix It

If you struggle with annoying belly fat, keep reading to learn why you aren't losing it and how to fix that issue. Let's talk about belly fat and why you aren't losing it and how to fix it.  Belly fat, flab abs, gut, these are just a few names people have for their rotund middle section and most women I encounter are unhappy about that ...

How To Build Muscle At Home

Let's take this time to talk about how to build muscle at home.  Generally, we want to hit the gym every single day and work out our muscle with weights and all the machines in there, right?  Unfortunately, not all of us have that luxury. Sometimes, we’re too busy to go to the gym, even 3 times a week.  And this is the reason why we ...

The Power Of A Fitness Community

We often put a lot of pressure on ourselves to achieve our fitness goals, which should be the case since it is an individual accomplishment. However, it is as important, if not more, to surround yourself with others that want you to reach your fitness goals as much as you do. The slightest support or motivation from others can make the ...

The Pros And Cons Of A Home Gym

  Like many people who are thinking about getting fit, you might be considering exercising in a gym. Another great option is working out at home.  The fact is home gyms are becoming increasingly popular these days, as a lot of people just don’t have the time to go to a box gym, and feel more comfortable working out at home.  Gym ...

How to Warm Up Before Exercising

  Do you warm up? When it comes to exercising such as weight training, strength training, cardio, calisthenics, cross-training, running, cycling, or any other form of physical activity for that matter, the warm up is, without question, one of the most important things you should do, and for good reason. We all know how beneficial ...

10 Critical Things To Know About Exercise

Want to know some critical things you need to know about exercise?  Keep reading. Numerous people begin exercising without performing some important activities first.  They plunge into exercise eagerly, unaware that they may be setting themselves up for injury if they don’t perform these important activities before starting Before ...

7 Amazing Exercises for a Full Body Workout

Try these 7 amazing total body exercises that won't require any equipment, just body weight. As you can imagine, there are so many exercises and variations, it’s sure to make you dizzy but don’t fret, we have compiled a list of some of the most effective total body exercises. You will find that these exercises have a lot in common such ...

What You Need to Know About the Ketogenic Diet

Here's all you ever wanted to know about the ketogenic diet. What is a ketogenic diet? Keto, ketogenic, ketosis…these are all words that you may have heard recently. What exactly is a keto diet? Simply put, a ketogenic diet is a way of eating that includes a low amount of carbohydrates, a moderate amount of proteins, and very high amount ...

Featured Fitale – Kelsey

Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). Hi, my name is Kelsey…or Kells. I currently work for Miami-Dade County in the Parks and Rec Department. I am currently studying to become a personal trainer so I do a lot of studying as well. [Tweet "Read how Kells transformed along her fitness journey ...

Featured Fitale – Keisha

Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). Hello my name is Keisha. I am an self employed personal trainer & part time manager at a nightclub. What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? What sparked my weight loss journey was me preparing for a summer trip. ...

Featured Fitale – Kimberley Lewis

Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). My name is Kimberley - I work in the technology field and I am an avid reader and animal lover. What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? I have struggled with weight my entire life, lots of losing and gaining.  I ...

Ketogenic Diets: What Are They, and Do They Actually Work?

This post is not meant as medical or health advice. Before embarking on any weight loss plan, consult your health care provider and do your own research. Not every diet or weight loss plan works for everyone, and there are situations where certain plans can be dangerous to your health. What is a ketogenic diet? Note that I am saying a ...

September #NoFluff Fitness Challenge

  Registration is open so sign up today for the #NoFluff Challenge (SEPTEMBER): http://bit.ly/NoFluff3. [Tweet "Start your #fitnessjourney with our #NoFluff challenge. Register today http://bit.ly/NoFluff3."] This program is a total body challenge with workouts to focus on 1 body part a day, 6 days a week with 1 day's rest. ...

How To Lose Weight With Technology

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. Technology has reached the state of having the power to help you with almost every aspect of your life. With it getting so smart, it has become possible for you to follow up on your daily habits in order to correct and improve them. Fitness shops are full of various gadgets that you can make ...

How Fitness Can Affect Your Wellbeing

Positive Effects of Fitness Fitness in this context can be explained to be the ability of the body to remain in good health, to be able to do our day to day activities without undue fatigue and remain physically fit. Common components of fitness include; Muscular power, muscular strength, cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular power, flexib...

How to Get Lean With Cardio

Ah, cardio, the bane of gym rats everywhere. For people not looking for bulk, however, cardio is an invaluable tool to sculpting out the perfect summer bod. Apart from shredding fat, cardio plays an important role in producing lean muscle mass. The key to burning fat and gaining said muscle mass is to constantly bombard your body with ...

Cardio Versus Weight Training For Fat Loss

The average gym goer would probably tell themselves "If I want to burn fat, do more cardio" and "If I want to build more muscle, I should lift weights". Well with this article, we prove that weight training tops cardio for fat loss for many reasons. Could Weight Training Strictly Be Used For Fat Loss? Yes it can. Here's why. WEIGHT ...

Carb Cycling Plan – The Ultimate Lean Gains Solution

  Let's discuss carb cycling in this post.  When it comes to not only burning fat, but actually gaining lean muscle mass in the process, a lot of people tend to find themselves avoiding all fats like the plague, including healthy fats such as polyunsaturated fats and monounsaturated fats. Carbohydrates role in fat loss and lean gains ...