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The Power Of A Fitness Community

We often put a lot of pressure on ourselves to achieve our fitness goals, which should be the case since it is an individual accomplishment. However, it is as important, if not more, to surround yourself with others that want you to reach your fitness goals as much as you do. The slightest support or motivation from others can make the ...

How Fitness Can Affect Your Wellbeing

Positive Effects of Fitness Fitness in this context can be explained to be the ability of the body to remain in good health, to be able to do our day to day activities without undue fatigue and remain physically fit. Common components of fitness include; Muscular power, muscular strength, cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular power, flexib...

Alternate Gym Regimens You Will Love

Time and again, regular exercise has been proven to bring positive effects to our health. This should already be reason enough to be physically active so that we can live a healthy and fulfilling life until our golden years. Studies show that regular exercise can dramatically decrease the risk of the following health conditions: ...

Why Your Workouts Aren’t Working

In our amazing online fitness group we see posts daily from members who wonder why their workouts aren’t working.  They say they have been working out for such and such time and still not seeing results.  That can not only be discouraging but can make one think why am I putting myself through this for no or meager results. There could ...

4 Big Reasons Why You Need a Fitness Tracker In Your Life

Aerial yoga, fitness video games, and lemon and cayenne pepper cleanses—all fitness trends that suddenly took the world by storm and then lost popularity as quickly as they skyrocketed into the spotlight. Fitness trends come and go, and some are effective, but most produce more hype than they do results. One of the newest trends in ...

January 2016 DietBet Challenge

I am very excited about the new year and the fitness challenges we have in store for you.  But first, we have a new DietBet challenge which begins Tuesday, January 12, 2016 to give you time to settle into the new year before blasting fat and getting in the best shape of your life. [Tweet "Join our DietBet challenge http://dietbet.com/fem...

January 2016 New Year Trim You Fitness Challenge

Hey Fitness Family!!  Welcome to the new year.  Who’s ready to tackle this year with not just promises but results?  I know I am so let’s get on with the details of this month’s challenge. [Tweet "Kickstart your fittest you yet. Join these fitness challenges and get fit and trim. #fitness"] Challenge #1:  NEW YEAR TRIM YOU 7-Day ...

5 Ways To Rock Healthy Holiday Habits

Guest post by Julie Auler Here we are again...the most wonderful time of the year, and the most delicious season! I feel like I could gain weight or feel bloated just thinking about the holidays. Fortunately, after years of navigating the holidays without going crazy while on a diet or throwing all caution to the wind. You can still ...

7 Best Fitness Trackers Under $100

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. There’s an old saying in business management that says “you can’t manage what you don’t measure” and it seems the fitness industry has well and truly acted on that advice, given the explosion in the fitness tracker market recently. Using a fitness tracker, or activity tracker as ...

How To Workout Like You Mean Business

Without intensity and overload, no training routine will provide maximum results, no matter how many times you repeat it. If you are serious about showing off a sculpted physique, you need to get out of your comfort zone. Increase the duration and difficulty of your workout routine, and introduce variety. Your muscles need to stay under ...

Workout Wednesday – Resistance is Futile

I'm extremely excited about today's workout that I'm featuring on here today.  All of the exercises require resistance bands (except the jumping jacks) so it will help take your workout to the next level without needing hand weights.   This week's playlist is an eclectic mix but banging none the less and will have you pushing ...

Workout Wednesday – All About Them Planks

Hey everybody!!!!  I hope everyone reading this is doing great.  I have had a whirlwind of a week.  I resigned from my position to move into the next chapter of my career and I am ecstatic about that.  I signed up to volunteer in my childrens' schools in the classroom and the lunchroom.  THEY are super excited about that.  Well maybe my ...

Workout Wednesday – The Hills

I am so distraught...my personal trainer announced she is out of the training business since her day job gave her a promotion.  That means I am on my own...wandering around the gym looking lost.  I am devastated.  But I'mma have to pull myself together because after all, we have a No Sugar In September challenge to conquer.  I'm going to miss ...

Workout Wednesday – How Many Times

There's the age old question, how many times do you workout a week.  I say workout as much as you have the energy for but in all seriousness, make sure your activity level changes from day to day.  You can't go 200% EVERY day - your body needs time to recover and heal.  With that said....I'm sharing my main weights workout this week. I'm ...

Join Me on Periscope

Hi Femme Fitale Family!!!  I mentioned in yesterday's #FitnessFriday that I joined Periscope @FemmeFitaleFitClub and started scoping last week!  Here is my very first scope and excuse me as I was little nervous.  LOL. https://youtu.be/XsPDILpL59M It's a lot of fun and best of all LIVE so there are no do overs or editing.  What you ...

In The Gym with Rose Muniz of Fit Snack Box

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. RM:  My name is Rose Muniz, I am the Founder of Fit Snack, a Manager at a Global Consulting firm, and the Founder of Hope Connects (non-profit). [Tweet "Learn what motivated Rose Muniz to start the Fit Snack subscription box and her workout routine to stay in tip-top shape. #fitsnack"...

Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow

Hi everyone!  It might look a little different around here.  Well after much deliberation Sheila of The Frugal Exerciser and I have decided to discontinue our weekly Workout Wednesday Link Ups.  It's been a lot of fun and we have met a TON of amazing people so parting is such sweet sorrow.  BUT due to some other commitments that have taken ...

In The Gym with Serena of the Baltimore Ravens Cheerleaders

Please introduce yourself to our readers. Hello ladies! Thank you so much for taking time to read a little bit about me. My name is Serena, and I am from Bel Air, Maryland. Most of my days are spent working as a Dental Hygienist and spending time with my family and friends. How long have you been a Ravens Cheerleader? I have been a ...

In The Gym with Leigh Hickombottom

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. Hey FFFC! My name is Leigh Hickombottom. I've been in the fitness industry for over 8 years in print.  I've been in such mags a s Oxygen, Musclefitness Hers Muscle Mag and a few more. I've written 4 book to date. @ of which are fitness related to help you reach your fitness goal the way I ...

5 Tips To Stay Motivated On Your Fitness Journey

I’m going to keep this post fairly short and sweet.  I want to let you know how I stay motivated to workout and give my all at all times.  Ok who am I kidding, there are many times where I do not want to get out of bed very early in the morning.  There are times when it is a struggle for me. Here are some ways I stay motivated to get ...