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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 ...

The Body-Positive Guide to Working Out

There’s plenty of body-shaming to go around in this world—and unfortunately, we in the fitness community aren’t always immune. The vision of a slimmer, more attractive you makes for a powerful motivator, and why not? After all, one of the perks of working out is that you can finally try on that tiny swimsuit you threw into the back of ...

$125 Columbia Sportswear Gift Card Giveaway

Organized by The Frugal Exerciser and Femme Fitale Fit Club Co-Hostesses Vegetarian Mamma | Running Loving Living | Miss Ittie Bittie Fittie Winter is finally here but that doesn't mean we stop our fitness game.  We just make sure we are wearing the right gear to protect us against the frigid temperatures.  That's why my girl The Frugal ...

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 ...

Amazing Exercises To Try Daily

It is very important to stay healthy, and the best way to ensure that is to stay fit. Regular exercise has many benefits – while you’re exercising your brain receives more oxygen which enables it to function flawlessly. Another thing why it’s great is because you will feel incredible about yourself and experience a huge confidence boost. ...

Why Sitting Is More Harmful For Your Health Than Smoking

We have all been made aware of how harmful smoking is to our health but very few of us are aware that extensive sitting day in and day out can be even more harmful than smoking.  A new study was recently published showing that those who lead a primarily sedentary lifestyle had higher mortality rates than those who smoke. I know I sit a lot ...

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 ...

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.  ...

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 ...

What To Eat For Energy

Modern lifestyles need a lot of energy just to keep up with the crowd. In order for us to function we need to be well-rested, require energy, and need to be alert just to function. The biggest culprit to affect most people living life in the fast lane is fatigue. Fatigue can wreak havoc in lives because it breaks down a person both emotio...

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 ...

5 Ways To Achieve Fitness Goals

It’s almost February – have you stuck with your New Year’s resolutions or have they drifted off course a bit? If so, there’s no time like the present to recharge those fitness goals. It can be hard to stay motivated if you don’t have a goal in mind (especially during the cold winter months). Keep yourself on track by writing down ...

3 Tips To Keep Your Fitness Resolution

Guest post by Patricia of Divas In Transition The New Year is an exciting time. It brings the possibility of starting over, new opportunities, new doors etc.  Each year millions of people make resolutions. Losing weight is the top resolution. As the year goes by, it becomes harder to keep these resolutions. [Tweet "Here are 3 easy to do ...

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 ...

December 2015 Abs, Squats and Water Challenge

Hey Fit Family! It's the last month of the year and we know we are going to have temptation all around us but that doesn't mean we still can't work to do our part by working out and eating right as best we can. This month we are doing an ab, squat and water challenge.  Just like it sounds, every day we will be performing exercises ...

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 ...

Gym Search Checklist

Getting a gym membership is a big commitment. It might not be a lot of money per month but over the course of a year it adds up, and a gym membership is really about making a commitment to your health. But the wrong gym can make this commitment overly complicated or even turn you off of exercising forever. [Tweet "B4 you run out and join the ...

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 ...