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8 Tips For Winter Running

Learn how you can continue running outdoors in the Winter time with Winter running.   Some people think of running as a fair-weather sport and hang up their running shoes in the winter. I love running in the fall and winter. Living in Chicago, it can be no small feat, but if you have the right gear and some cold weather parameters, ...

5 Running Myths Debunked Once And For All

If you are starting a running program, let's debunk some common myths so you can be successful. Learning how to run can be overwhelming.  And for every positive article about the benefits of running, you can find another article officially declaring how it is “bad for you” in one way or another.   But are they right? Over the past ...

Femme Fitale Fit Club presents Fierce Women Series – Tsitsi Wezhira

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. TW:  My name is Tsitsi Wezhira, I am originally from Africa and currently reside in New York City. FFFC:  How and why did you get started running? TW:  Running has been part of my life since I was twenty years old; I have also been active from grade school through high school. ...

Femme Fitale Fit Club presents Fierce Women Series – Randi Wood

  FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. RW:  Hi Femme Fitales! I am known to most as Randi. Bmore born and raised. On the playground playing hide and go and seek, skating up and down the street with one skate ( because we would share), riding bikes, and jumping rope is how I spent most of my daysJ In a nutshell, I am a ...

Femme Fitale Fit Club presents Fierce Women Series – Shakirah Hameed

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers.  SH:  Hello all! My name is Shakirah Hameed, and I’m a runner. I know that must sound like I should be in an anonymous group with some undisclosed addiction, but actually that would be a pretty accurate description. From 9-5, I’m a graphic designer for one of the largest CPG (Consumer ...

Featured Fitale Kimberly Shorter

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). KS:  Hello! My name is Kimberly Shorter. I am a program analyst for the federal government, and a freelance writer. In my spare time I enjoy cooking, baking and traveling. FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? KS:  I have ...

It’s National Running Day

Hey everybody!  Today is a cool day - it's National Running Day.  Get out there with some family and friends and have yourself a run in celebration of this special day.  I made a cool badge from their Facebook Page. How do you like mine? Have fun today!!!! I met up with my running Fitales and we made it happen at 5 am and 5:30 am!  We did 5 ...

Reminiscing on 2012

Wow what an amazing year for me and my family.  Not just in fitness but overall.  I will keep this post focused on fitness though.  When the year began I was a stepmill queen.  I learned about it around October/November of 2011 and was using it to up my cardio at every turn because it was one of the few machines in the gym where I found I ...

#Thanksgiving Damage

If you have time to sit back and reflect what type of damage did you do this Thanksgiving?  Did you throw caution into the wind?  Did you just say "2 peas in a bucket.....you know the rest"?  Welp I will admit that these are MY confessions.  I own up to what I do and it doesn't make me a bad person.  Makes me human.   I know what needs ...