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Leave Them in the Dust with these Protein Tips

Keep reading to learn how consuming protein can help you take your fitness to the next level. Women killed it at the Rio Olympics! Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles are just two big names when it comes to the power and prowess of 2016 female Olympians. But, how are they doing it? Hours of training is a big, obvious answer, but it also has ...

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 ...

Congratulations to Iron Girl Athletes – 4/27/2014

  We here are Femme Fitale Fit Club would like to congratulate the Iron Girl Athletes who ran in the Half Marathon race today in Columbia, Maryland.  YOU are champions to us.  Keep up  the great work and do us proud this Fall in your 26.2 race. Congratulations again!!!

Winter Olympics 2014 – Sochi, RU is HERE!

Is anyone else excited the Winter Olympics 2014 start tonight at 8 pm EST?  I am always impressed with the athleticism of the participants from all around the world.  I plan to tune in on NBC. You know I have to ask - which Winter Olympic sport is your absolute favorite?  Vote below and leave us a comment. [polldaddy poll="7778357"]

FFFC Women Who Ride Series – Aixa Flanders

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. AF:  Howdy y'all! I'm Aixa (pronounced Ah-eek-sah). My name is a head nod to my Panamanian roots. Very happy to share with you at the Femme Fatale Fit Club. FFFC:  How and why did you get started riding? AF:  I started cycling last year to prepare for my first triathlon, Iron Girl ...

FFFC Women Who Ride Series – Nicole Hairston

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. ND:  My name is Nicole Hairston. I am a 40-year-old schoolteacher. FFFC:  How and why did you get started riding? ND:  My friend Beth Miller (my riding buddy) got me into riding.  I used to take kickboxing classes with Beth but her doctor told her she was no longer able to take ...

FFFC Women Who Ride Series – Cassandra Osborne

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. CO:  Hello Femme Fitale Fit Club readers my name is Cassandra Osborne. FFFC:  How and why did you get started riding? CO:  I started riding because I needed to exercise and it also became a way to learn the city of Woodbridge, VA when I moved here in 2010. FFFC:  Which type of bike(s) do ...

FFFC Women Who Ride Series – Lisa Vaughn-Spence

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. LV-S:  My name is Lisa Vaughan-Spence I am 42 years old and the mother of 2 children Anthony 22yrs old and Danielle 5.5 years old. FFFC:  How and why did you get started riding? LV-S:  After deciding I wanted a new challenge I decided to try my hand in the world of triath...

FFFC Women Who Ride Series – Robin Marion

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. RM:  My name is Robin Marion FFFC:  How and why did you get started riding?  RM:  I started riding for cross training and a way to give me a break from the pavement pounding of running. I started riding on trails with my husband who is an avid biker. FFFC:  Which type of bike(s) do you ...

FFFC Women Who Ride Series – TaVona Boggs

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. TB:  I am a born-again athlete.  I say that because I played sports throughout high school and most of college, fell off the wagon and found a love for health and fitness again through sports as an adult.   As a Physical Therapist with certification as an Exercise, Nutrition and Lifestyle ...

What pro athletes do in the gym that you probably don’t?

It’s been three months, you’ve been hitting the gym routinely and you can’t see or feel any difference in your physique. So what you do is search the internet for some magical new workout routine that will help break this plateau; some possible workout secret that’s been posted to a blog that has somehow eluded you all these years. Stop ...

In The Gym with Holistic Health Coach Pia Sterling

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. PS:  Hello, ladies!  My name is Pia Sterling and I’m a certified holistic health coach who supports busy professionals in living a healthy, sustainable lifestyle.  My role is comparable to a personal trainer or life coach. I provide clients with tools and insights that will result in ...

My Buds, #Yurbuds, Earbuds

I'm no extreme athlete.  I am a typical working wife and mother of two trying to workout and stay healthy.  And gtting fine in the process is alright with me.    I enjoy listening to music to get my amped and pumped while I run or lift weights.  The more bump and bass the better.  My only pet peeve with earphones is the fact many are ...

Fitness Idol – Lori (Lolo) Jones

She is an American track and field athlete who specialized in the hurdle.   She has been making headlines lately.  She is a SERIOUS athlete (well what athlete isn't serious?) and she is Femme Fitale's fitness idol.  Check out her video on Oxygen Magazine.  She is also glossing the covers of this month's edition of Oxygen Magazine.  She is the ...

In The Gym with Dr. Lanette Leadbetter

I met this outstanding lady about one year ago as we have a mutual friend and sorority sister who was experiencing some pretty significant milestones in her life such as marriage and having a baby.  We came together frequently last year to celebrate her event showers.  Through this time I had an opportunity to have conversations with her often ...

Fitness Idol – Erin Stern

Erin Stern is absolutely AMAZING!  I first came across her while reading several of the fitness magazines I subscribe to.  What I admire about her is her athleticism, competitiveness and physique.  She has been on too many covers and fitness contests to count. Check her out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwQXAb2flE0 http://www.youtube.c...

In The Gym with Jaquelyn Kastelic

I first read about Jaquelyn in a fitness magazine.  It was near the end of last year and there was this article about a petite woman who lifts MASSIVE weights so I read her story.  I was impressed with her ever since.  I have "liked" her page on Facebook, figured out when I will be able to try her Crossfit "box" located in Virginia (haven't ...