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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 ...

The Pros And Cons Of A Home Gym

  Like many people who are thinking about getting fit, you might be considering exercising in a gym. Another great option is working out at home.  The fact is home gyms are becoming increasingly popular these days, as a lot of people just don’t have the time to go to a box gym, and feel more comfortable working out at home.  Gym ...

10 Critical Things To Know About Exercise

Numerous people begin exercising without performing some important activities first.  They plunge into exercise eagerly, unaware that they may be setting themselves up for injury if they don’t perform these important activities before starting Before you embark on your own exercise regimen, here are 10 crucial things that you should ...

7 Amazing Exercises for a Full Body Workout

As you can imagine, there are so many exercises and variations, it’s sure to make you dizzy but don’t fret, we have compiled a list of some of the most effective total body exercises. You will find that these exercises have a lot in common such as they are basic moves, don’t require equipment, just body weight and are compound ...

September #NoFluff Fitness Challenge

  Registration is open so sign up today for the #NoFluff Challenge (SEPTEMBER): http://bit.ly/NoFluff3. [Tweet "Start your #fitnessjourney with our #NoFluff challenge. Register today http://bit.ly/NoFluff3."] This program is a total body challenge with workouts to focus on 1 body part a day, 6 days a week with 1 day's rest. ...

How To Lose Weight With Technology

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. Technology has reached the state of having the power to help you with almost every aspect of your life. With it getting so smart, it has become possible for you to follow up on your daily habits in order to correct and improve them. Fitness shops are full of various gadgets that you can make ...

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, ...

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 ...

Why You’re Not Losing Weight Eating Salads

  Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. A lot of times we associate the word “salad” with healthy and weight loss, but is it really? That completely depends on what all you put in your salad and what type and how much dressing you use. [Tweet "Eating salads and not losing weight? Here's why. #salads #weightlossj...

8 Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out

  For a lot of us, finding the motivation to exercise can be difficult sometimes. After all, it's much, much easier to stay in bed for a half hour more than to get out of bed and get your butt to the gym. Admit it, how familiar is this scenario? You plan your workout schedule for the next four weeks and get super pumped about it. ...

7 Lower Body Exercises for a Toned Shape

  A perfectly fit body is the goal of everyone. People tend to control eating and maintain a healthy diet to be able to achieve this goal. The balanced meals are combined with the proper exercise routines which involve movements of several body parts. Workouts dedicated for the lower extremities have been introduced to address problems ...

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 ...