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7 Lower Body Exercises for a Toned Shape

  A perfectly fit body is the goal of everyone. People tend to control eating and maintain a healthy diet to be able to achieve this goal. The balanced meals are combined with the proper exercise routines which involve movements of several body parts. Workouts dedicated for the lower extremities have been introduced to address problems ...

The Perfect Blend for Optimal Weight Loss

I get asked constantly about how to not only get started with a workout program but also the best way to lose weight.  It’s a simple yet complex answer at the same time.  Many people want me to prescribe a magic pill but sustained weight loss takes more than a simple pill. I’m going to share the perfect blend of what it takes to ...

Top 6 Sure Ways of Getting Rid of Back Fat

When you are trying to tone your body, the back fat can be one of the toughest places to tone. Unfortunately, it’s not possible to focus on one part of your body. Your exercise regimen and your diet have to support toning the upper part of your body. It’s, therefore, more effective to have a combination of exercise and diet to help tone ...

Slim Down With Killer HIIT Cardio

I get asked all the time by women in our fitness accountability group how to lose the extra weight and extra stomach.  When I ask what they are doing they say they do cardio for hours upon hours a day and still not seeing results. I then have to stop them.  Staying on a comfortable setting on the treadmill or elliptical will not change ...

Sample Weight-Loss Workout Program for Beginners

In the last few days you may have start noticing you are gaining weight and not looking quite like you want or did previously.  Don’t waste time feeling disappointed or looking for quick fixes, focus on putting in the work to get in the best shape of your life.  If you aren’t sure where to begin then keep reading because I’m going to ...

Top 5 Fitness Hacks To Keep Your Exercise On Track

We all want to be fit don't we, ladies? Sometimes it doesn’t always work out like we want and we may fall off track.  Those intermittent breaks from the routine could end up with us never going back to it.  To avoid quitting, we all look for some simple tricks and hacks to keep us on track that do not require much effort, but helps us stay in ...

Meal Mondays: Panera Bread Broccoli Cheddar Soup Review

  If I haven't heard it once, I've heard it over a dozen times that the soup at Panera Bread is simply THE BEST.  It's cold here in Maryland and who doesn't love the comfort of a delicious soup?  When Panera Bread offered to let me try their Broccoli Cheddar Soup I couldn't resist.  I have one conveniently located around the corner ...

Meal Mondays: Panera Bread Green Passion Power Smoothie Review

  I had a day off and didn't feel like cooking breakfast so after dropping the kids off at school I decided to catch some breakfast at Panera Bread.  I know they tend to have fairly healthy breakfast choices such as their steel cut oatmeal with blueberries and granola (sounds yum right) and such so I stopped on in. [Tweet "Check ...

The Top 5 Exercises that Burn the Most Calories

[Tweet "Want to burn calories? Do these top 5 exercises to burn the most #calories. #getfit #fitfam"] So many people would love to lose body fat. Whether the goal is to burn fat to allow muscles to shine through or you are looking to lose pounds, the key to doing so is cardiovascular exercise. Cardio gets your heart rate up and burns ...

How To Redirect Calories to Muscles vs. Fat

Want a cool trick to help your body decide how to use those calories you just ate? Exercising right before and shortly after a big meal can help to activate a protein inside your muscle cells called Glut4. GLUT-4 is a protein that, when increased, tells your body to put calories into muscle tissue, instead of fat cells. [Tweet "Learn how to ...

Meal Mondays: Panera Bread Thai Chicken Flat Bread Review

  I went to the dentist and was so hungry afterewards decided to stop by Panera Bread downstairs and pick up some lunch.  I figured Panera Bread has healthy choices since they have non-GMO, non-antibiotic produce and hormone-free chicken.  Since I was hungry their Pick 2 menu was right on time. I wanted to try something different ...

Meal Mondays: Flying Avocado Cafe Southwestern Wedge Salad with Chicken Review

  I'm so excited to be sharing this review of The Flying Avocado Cafe and their Southwest Salad with Chicken with you all.  This cafe is less than two miles from my home and is very unassuming but OMG, the food is delicious.  I used to hate to read about other cities having juice bars, health bars, heck even OXYGEN bars but my town ...

F is for FitFluential

Check it out - guess who is a new FitFluential Ambassador?  Femme Fitale Fit Club is that's who.  We are very excited about this opportunity.  Long story short we caught wind that FitFluential was going to be considering intaking new fitness ambassadors by opening up their Ambassador Program application process.  They took some time to ...

Meal Mondays: Panera Bread Greek Salad with Shrimp Review

  Since I'm participating in my own Cinch an Inch challenge I have been working very hard to rethink my food choices especially when I eat out.  Now let me explain - this past week was my birthday so I ate out almost every day.  If it wasn't lunch then it was for dinner and more lunch and dinner.  I mean I did go a bit overboard but ...

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 but if I didn't love you enough to tell the truth then there is no need to having this platform.  I ...

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 diet consisted of eating fruit at the bottom yogurt, orange juice not from concentrate and grapes or ...

Noon Fitness Flash Challenge – Walk 3,000 Steps

  Noon Fitness Flash:  Walk 3,000 Steps Today     Motivating you to Fierce, Fit and Fabulous! Follow us on Instagram @Femmefitalefitclub Have fun with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FemmeFitaleFitness

Noon Fitness Flash Challenge – Eat Heart Healthy Lunch

  Noon Fitness Flash:  Eat a heart healthy lunch for all that shopping you doing today     Motivating you to Fierce, Fit and Fabulous! Follow us on Instagram @Femmefitalefitclub Have fun with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FemmeFitaleFitness

Noon Fitness Flash Challenge – Happy Thanksgiving

  Noon Fitness Flash:  Enjoy Thanksgiving and your family       Motivating you to Fierce, Fit and Fabulous! Follow us on Instagram @Femmefitalefitclub Have fun with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FemmeFitaleFitness

Noon Fitness Flash Challenge – Drink 2 Green Smoothies Today

  Noon Fitness Flash:  Have fun with those 2 green smoothies     Motivating you to Fierce, Fit and Fabulous! Follow us on Instagram @Femmefitalefitclub Have fun with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FemmeFitaleFitness