Get It In Workout

Typically once a week I workout with a trainer and a friend of mine together in a group.  Below is one of the workouts she had for us. Equipment Needed: Water Towel Positive attitude Row machine Cable machine Exercise Reps Weight Cable Machine Squat   position row 12 22.5 lbs Lunge back   row 12 22.5 lbs Standing   chest ...

In The Gym with Althea Thompson

I am super excited to share this very first "In The Gym" interview with all of you because it is about a person I find simply AMAZING!  Read on and find out why she is fabulous. FFF: Tell our readers about yourself. Althea: I am a wife, mother of 2, studio owner, Yoga & Pilates instructor, wellness professional, author, on-air ...

My Arms Hurt Workout

This workout is a CRAZY arm workout that will have you feeling like the HULK in no time!  This is courtesy of one of the members of the Femme Fitale Fitness group.  Everyone can thank her later.  :-) Equipment needed:  Dumb bells Bench My Arms Hurt Workout Exercise Reps Weight in   Pounds Alternating shoulder press 12...

Are We Done Yet Workout

So today we hit the Smith Machine pretty hard.  I was a bit winded due to the extended weekend of lazying around and hanging out at the amusement park but I got up early and pushed on.  Didn't help that I only got about 5.5 hours of sleep last night.  I know I know I must do better but was watching the movie "Contraband" and just had to see ...

FFF Challenge #2: Eat Breakfast

Last week was the first week of many weekly challenges and today I announce this week's challenge which will run from Tuesday to Saturday due to the holiday.  Drum roll please..............this week's challenge is:  Eat a solid breakfast every day this week along with a mid-morning snack.  As the saying goes, breakfast is the most important ...

Try It Raw

Here are some informative videos on the benefits of the raw food lifestyle.  Check it out and let me know what you think. http://youtu.be/AJOzg_kvVRE Part I http://youtu.be/B63h2tLcKwE Part II

Happy Memorial Day

Femme Fitale Fitness would like to take a moment to ackowledge all of the fallen and standing soldiers past and present who have made great sacrifices in honor of the great American right of freedom. We appreciate you! Happy Memorial Day!

Core Workout with Oxygen Magazine

Femme Fitale Fitness totally LOVES Oxygen Magazine and their videos.  Here is a new core workout vid they recently published which will get you on the road to a 6 pack in no time! ENJOY! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B53r1Q69Y6c

A Quickie

During a holiday weekend like this weekend it can be a challenge making time to work out when spending time with family and friends BUT here is a quickie workout that will at least allow you to achieve some activity for the day even if it doesn't burn all of the extra calories you may be consuming during this fun time! ENJOY and let me know ...

Fitness For Beginners

You know - I need to take a step back.  I have been participating in exercise and fitness since 2005.  I started running outside at that time.  Stopped exercising for a few years in 2006 and 2007 to have my son and started back up in 2008 by hiring a personal trainer.  She patiently taught me the various exercises and proper form and started ...

Beginning Your Fitness Journey: Prepare for the Marathon this Time, Instead of the Sprint

Submitted by: Amber Being an unconventional person, I often give unconventional advice or have odd reasons for my actions. When people ask me why I embarked on my fitness journey, I reply “To become happy”. This is the honest to goodness truth. Just five and a half months ago when I was nearly 40 pounds larger (and at my heaviest, 50 ...

Go For It Workout

Should have known I was going to have a challenging day when my high pony tail got caught in the car door this morning!  I walk into the gym and lo' and behold...it is humid....and muggy.  Where is the air conditioner when you need it?  With that much dampness in the air it really helps with the AROMA of the entire place.  Yes, I complained ...

I Was Hating Life Today

Today, the alarm clock did NOT go off but m body clock woke me up instead.  I opened my eyes, stared at the curtained window in the dark while the clock time announced5:05 am...and I was not happy! I was tired still and did not want to leave the warmth and comfort of my cozy bed at such a God-awful time of morning.  So I contemplated rolling ...

No Future in Your Frontin’ Workout

This workout is one of my favs because I enjoy the multi-faceted usage of the cable machine. Equipment needed: Cable machine Balance ball Leg press Dumbbells First Set Exercise Reps Weight Cable machine –   squats, shoulder presses 10 10 Cable machine – squat   position, alternating shoulder presses 20 ...

Push Up Variations

I enjoy watching Peter Carvell, Home Fitness Expert, of 6 Pack Abs.  I've been watching his challenging videos for well over a year and he keeps things interesting.  I bet you noticed I said "watching".  I haven't actually tried a specific routine but have done each and every exercise he has showcased on my own in the gym during a variety of ...

I Love Veggies

I love vegetables!  I like them raw, grilled or mixed in main meals!  Some of my favorites are onions (LOVE LOVE), garlic, zucchini, bell peppers, red lettuce, brussel sprouts (new found love), cabbage, kale, collard greens......well ummmm...you get the picture!  LOL!   I was moved the other day to go to Home Depot and get me some veggie ...

I Feel Good Workout

Today was my workout day with my trainer Heather who is FANTASTIC!  Anyway, felt good today and was ready to get active and challenge myself.  Heather never ceases to disappoint. Unfortunately the gym environment felt a little hot and muggy which always makes me crabby but hey it was 6:00 am in the morning and it takes a while for the A/C to ...

Shake Your Booty

Sarah Dussault, better known as SarahFit is one of Femme Fitale's favorite fitties!!!!  Here is a video of her participating in some hot new fitness trends (Cardio Dance and Crossfit).  I do plan to participate in Crossfit one day!!  It looks so challenging and amazing. Anywho - check her out. http://youtu.be/DvuWozMYpV0