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Cardio 101: How to Use the Elliptical for Fat Loss

Elliptical trainers can be your best friends in the battle of the bulge, but when you don’t really know how to maximize your workout, you may be spending a lot of energy and seeing very little result. Even though your time on the elliptical can burn about 773 calories an hour, many new users don’t achieve anywhere near this number ...

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 ...

Weird Workout Hacks that Actually Work

It’s not hard to find hundreds of search results for workout tips when searching the internet. That’s why I was on a mission to find quick and easy workout tips that actually work, proven by scientific studies.  Below are my findings: Talk to Yourself- While most people get bothered, and slightly scared, by others who talk to themselves ...

Product Review: EatSmart Precision MaxView Digital Bathroom Scale

Disclaimer:  I was provided a complimentary EatSmart Precision MaxView Digital Bathroom Scale.  All opinions in this product review are my very own honest opinion of this product.  This post may contain affiliate links. [Tweet "Read my latest review on the EatSmart Precision MaxView Digital Scale @eatsmartscales #digitalscale"] Where To ...

Product Review: Surpahs Digital Body Fat Scale

  Disclaimer:  I was provided a complimentary Surpahs Digital Body Fat Scale.  All opinions in this product review are my very own honest opinion of this product.  This post may contain affiliate links. [Tweet "Read all about my Surpahs Digital Body Scale review #digitalbodyscale #digitalscale"] Where To Buy the Surpahs Digital ...

Running with Pure Lyft: Product Review

Disclaimer:  I was not financially compensated for this review.  I did receive a complimentary 2-pack of Pure Lyft Energy Stir Sticks.  All opinions in this review are my very own. As you know I run early mornings with my Pavement Warrior crew at 5 am.  We typically go between 3 to 5 miles and change up our route often.  The last time ...

FFFC May Challenges: Chalene Johnson 7 Day Challenge & Arms 2014

Hey everybody!!  In April we had the Cinch an Inch challenge where we challenged everyone to lose at least 1 inch from around their waist in a month and we are just keeping it going.   In the month of May we are rockin' with Chalene Johnson who is a certified fitness professional.  She is extremely dynamic and her challenge is sure not to ...

C is for Cardio

We women tend to lean towards cardio.  Perhaps it is because we are told it burns fat.  Also, if you don't sweat during a workout do you ever feel like you ever really worked out?  I love cardio like the next person so let me share some of my favorite forms of cardio. 1.  Stepmill:  I normally call this machine a BEAST because it will ...

B is for Burpees

Don’t we all find burpees just fantabulous?  I mean the more you do the more you want to do right?  We absolutely love the feeling of your heart about to pound out of your chest while trying to catch your breath.    Of course I’m being facetious but you get my point.  Burpees are my least favorite exercise for oh so many ...

Product Review: Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale

[Tweet "Read my #productreview of the @FitBit #Aria Wi-Fi Smart #Scale and whether you should buy it."] I said I was gonna do it in this article and now the time is here.  My husband was on a hunt for a smart scale that could give him more information than just his weight.  He wanted over vital information he felt would be good for his ...

Product Review: Polar FT4 HRM

If you have followed this blog for some time, then you know I am hard on heart rate monitors.  I burned through 2 in a single year and realized they just weren’t the quality I needed.  I was scouring some other fitness blogs and Instagrams and kept seeing the Polar FT4 pop up so you I just had to check it out.  Polar already had a good ...

31 Days To New Year’s December Challenge – Day 1

Hey everybody - how is everyone doing with our new challenge this month?  I know it reads like a challenge, and it IS, but you can do it.  No challenge, no change is one of my most favorite fitness quotes. Here are some things to remember as you participate in this month's challenge: 1.  Drink lots of water 2.  Know your limits, ...

FFFC 31 Days To New Years December Challenge 2013

My how this year has flown!!!  We kicked off 2013 with a monthly fitness challenge and we haven't let up since.  This month is no different and since there's a rumor out there that the average weight gained during this time of year is 7 to 10 lbs we have got to step it up a notch so that isn't us right?  Can you believe that is the average? ...

Reset On Detox, Bootcamp and Other Stuff

Hey everybody!!!  Can you believe how fast this year has flown?  I am amazed at everything we have been able to accomplish here at Femme Fitale Fit Club on the blog, Instagram @FemmeFitaleFitClub and on Facebook.  I am back at it again...pushing myself to optimize results.  Let me share with you what I have been up to: Reset on detox I had a ...

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 ...

How To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Between Halloween candy, Thanksgiving stuffing and Christmas cookies, your body will take a brutal calorie beating this holiday season.  This is the perfect time to start or change that workout routine. Your body has an amazing ability to adapt and for most people, working out consists of what I call a “zombie workout”, which involves ...

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 ...

FFFC November Get Ahead of the “Carve” Challenges 2013

Boy oh boy where has this year gone?  We have been hosting monthly challenges since January of this year and have received overwhelming participation.  We are so happy you find these challenges FUN, competitive and helpful.  We are here to do it together and keep each other accountable. Welp, we came up with some cool challenges to help all ...

FFFC October Fall Harvest Challenges 2013

What can I say about September?  The kiddies headed back to school and we focused our time getting our miles in the FFFC Fall Fifty Challenge.  We had other challenges going on but they did not take off as much as working to walk/jog/run 50 miles in the month of September.  It's all good though because in October we are just taking it to the ...

Featured Fitale Jenica

  FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). J:  I’m Jenica, wife and stay at home Mom of 2 (ages 4 and 2.5). FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? J:  I was playing around with my daughter (then almost 2 yrs) while my newborn son took a nap. I decided to pretend ...