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Everything You’ve Wanted To Know About Intermittent Fasting

When you first hear the word fasting you immediately think? “Not planning on starving myself,” at least that’s usually the reaction I get when suggesting Intermittent Fasting to help with plateaus in weight loss.  Although, the only side effects to fasting is hunger, the benefits that you receive outweigh the discomfort of hunger pains. ...

Diets To Gain Weight – Protein Cycling

Introduction Following a diet to gain weight and lose fat requires a different approach than the way most people eat. A lot of popular diets are concerned with losing overall body-weight, but many of them result in losing a substantial amount of muscle tissue as well as stored body fat. Even some bodybuilders fall prey to the temptation to ...

5 Essential Ingredients Needed For a Healthy Diet

Healthy eating is rather simple in theory but a bit tougher in practice. Getting all of your ducks in a row when it comes to calories, macronutrients and how they all work toward a healthier you can be somewhat of a juggling act with no end in sight. It doesn’t have to be this way. Al l you need is a simple breakdown and understanding of ...

How To Combat Stress Eating

I had the pleasure to speak with certified nutritionist TaVona Denise of So Fit Ladies about the causes and triggers for emotional and stress eating.  Many of us tend to eat even when we aren't hungry.  Why is that?  In this discussion we explore: 1.  Why we eat when we aren't physiologically hungry 2.  Ways to manage those emotional ...

How to Know if Your Diet is Plotting to Kill You

This guest post was written by Michael Volkin, inventor of Weight Loss Stack 52 (currently undergoing crowdfunding), the most unique and fun way to lose weight. Is your diet actually bad for your body? It’s possible! Diets that restrict calories, and even some fad diets, can be harmful to your health in many ways. Don’t let the appeal of ...

How To Eat Clean + Interview

I had the pleasure to speak with Robin Marion of Velvet & Steel Fitness, LLC about the elusive subject of eating clean.  I remember when I first heard of eating clean.  It was 2008, I started working out with a new personal trainer and I was completely clueless about what it meant or how to eat in that fashion. Fast forward to 2014 after ...

IdealShape Giveaway (CLOSED)

**This post contains an affiliate link that I will earn money from should you click and make a purchase.** IdealShape GiveawaySponsored by: IdealShape Hosted by: Baby and the Chi's Co-Hosted by: Inspiring Savings & Femme Fitale Fit Club One winner will receive a prize package from IdealShape valued at $70. This prize package ...

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 ...

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 ...

There May Be Something To This

A few weeks ago I completed my annual physical exam and the vital counts were very impressive.  My blood pressure was 100/62 and my HDL was 146 with my LDL at a low 45 or so.  I'm in my early 40's and do workout so the numbers were not THAT surprising but considering I had a biometric screen done this past December .. and the numbers were not ...