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How to Get Lean With Cardio

Ah, cardio, the bane of gym rats everywhere. For people not looking for bulk, however, cardio is an invaluable tool to sculpting out the perfect summer bod. Apart from shredding fat, cardio plays an important role in producing lean muscle mass. The key to burning fat and gaining said muscle mass is to constantly bombard your body with challe...

Cardio Versus Weight Training For Fat Loss

The average gym goer would probably tell themselves "If I want to burn fat, do more cardio" and "If I want to build more muscle, I should lift weights". Well with this article, we prove that weight training tops cardio for fat loss for many reasons. Could Weight Training Strictly Be Used For Fat Loss? Yes it can. Here's why. WEIGHT ...

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 ...

How To Lose Weight Fast

I get this question from clients and associates alike about how to lose weight fast. What is weight? Your weight is simply your body mass times gravity.  If you get a limb amputated or weighed yourself on the Moon you would lose weight instantly but while you are here on this Earth you have to manipulate your body mass to lose weight.  ...

Tools To Stay #SummerStrong

Disclaimer:  This post is sponsored by Fit Approach in collaboration with Bob’s Red Mill.  As usual all opinions are my very own. It’s Summer time and I was waiting for this time of year.  School is out, the days are longer, and vacation time is finally here.  I wrote at the top of this month a post about 3 ways to stay #SummerStr...

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 ...

FFFC Get Lean in 2015 January Fitness Challenges

Hello my lovely FITALES!!!!  Welcome to the first fitness challenge in 2015.  I hope you are motivated, focused and dedicated to get this done because I know I sure am.  I am happy you are choosing to workout with us and I am confident you will see improvement at the end of each of these challenges. Disclaimer:  I am NOT a certified ...

Featured Fitale – Liz Taylor

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.).  LT:  Hi everyone my name is Liz Taylor. I will be 25 years old on Wednesday (yay!). I live in Charlotte, NC and work as an Office Manager and a wannabe author. I am currently writing my first book. I have a plethora of hobbies and find myself ...

FFFC August Beat The Heat Fitness Challenges 2014

It's been a minute since I published one of these regular monthly fitness challenges but no time like the present.  This month we have a nice challenge in store for you.  Before I get to them though, can you believe we are already in August???  This year is flying by and before you know it we will be showing off our brawn and muscles from these ...

Featured Fitale – Risa Bledsoe

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). RB:  My name is Risa Bledsoe. I am a stay at home mom to three kids, ages 7 (daughter), 20 months (son), and 6 months (son). I am studying for my Masters degree in Clinical Counseling. I also write a blog about my life as a Christian wife and ...

How To COMBAT Emotional/Stress Eating – Google Hangout On Air Live

  Please join us as I speak to Life Coach TaVona Boggs of TaVona Denise about"How To COMBAT Emotional/Stress Eating" RSVP TODAY and watch it live. Date: Saturday, August 9th Time: 3 pm EDT/2 pm CDT Send questions to me on Twitter by tagging @DSTPRL and using hashtag #emotionaleating  once the event begins so I can ask LIVE ...

How To Lose Weight In A Healthy Way – Google Hangout On Air Live

  Please join us as I speak to certified personal trainers Sheila Simmons of The Frugal Exerciser and Markita Staples of Sweshfit about"How To Lose Weight In A Healthy Way" in time for our DietBet challenge which begins July 14th.  RSVP TODAY and watch it live. Date: Tuesday, July 8, 2014 Time: 8 pm EDT/7 pm CDT Send questions ...

Busted! 5 Weight Loss Myths that Will Make You Cry

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. Are you tangled in the web of weight loss fads and endless contradicting information on the web? Hopefully you haven’t fallen victim to one of these fads, wasting money and time ...

Featured Fitale Veronica Spriggs

FFFC: Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). VS:  Hi I’m Veronica Spriggs. I began using my real name on the internet after some advice from a mentor of mine. Before that I was very commonly known as Vivarant. I still use the screen name as well because after almost 10 years it too is very ...

Workout Sabotage

Do you run a gazillion miles and then come home and eat thousands of calories of food and drink and justify it by telling yourself you worked out?  Do you have a food or beverage that is your absolute vice as it contains loads of sugar, fat, sugar, SUGAR, and more sugar?  Are you leaving it all on the floor with your effort at the gym or on ...

To Eat or Not To Eat – That’s The Question

One of our illustrious Femme Fitale Fit Club members posted this question to the group "Do you eat before your workouts?"  Now I must admit I do not.  Not because I think I will burn more fat or anything, but because I either get sidestitches or nauseas and queasy.  Sounds like good reasons to not eat before an intense workout right?  Well she ...

FFFC Fabulous February Challenge 2014

I wanted to start this post off with one of my favorite songs this month.  This song did literally  make me HAPPY!!!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6Sxv-sUYtM Can you believe we are 1 month down?  Me either but we keep rolling and striving.  I am very excited about this month's set of challenges because we have a total of 5 and well - ...

Featured Fitale Becca Bryant

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.).  RB:  My name is Becca and I'm a mom. FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? RB:  I started my weight loss journey a year ago when I realized I needed to get healthy in order to keep my kidneys function and not have a ...

FFFC Balance The Scale January Challenges 2014

This year you will see something a little different.  Challenges will be presented in 3 categories: 1.  Physical fitness challenge 2.  Nutrition challenge 3.  Spiritual/Mental challenge Optimal health and wellness is multi-fold so to help all of us develop into improved beings - we are using these categories for this year's monthly ...

Weight Loss Harder for Black Women – Really?

Excerpt:  "Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh found that black women have to eat  less and exercise more than white women to lose the same amount of weight,  because their resting metabolic rates are lower." A cool dude, fitness and nutrition guru shared an article on Facebook titled "Weight Loss Harder for Black Women".  I ...