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5 Ways To Rock Healthy Holiday Habits

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 maintain, and maybe even make ...

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 "Before you run out and join ...

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 ...

How to Create Bootcamp Workouts in 5 Easy Steps

Why Bootcamp Workouts?  Bootcamp workouts are fun.  You work out with other people in a challenging, rugged setting. There’s a real sense of accomplishment and camaraderie completing a tough workout with others whether you are competing to be first, encouraging others to keep going, or need the encouragement yourself!  Bootcamp workouts ...

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 Kiki of EM2WL

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. K:  Hey everyone, I'm Kiki!  I'm a rambling, baking, homeschooling mom, (non-apologetic) chocoholic, and wife to my high-school sweetheart :). I'm also a personal trainer, owner, and co-founder of Eat More 2 Weigh Less (EM2WL). [Tweet "Meet Kiki the co-founder of Eat More 2 Weigh Less. ...

Weird Workout Hacks that Actually Work

It’s not hard to find hundreds of search results for workout tips when searching the internet. That’s why I was on a mission to find quick and easy workout tips that actually work, proven by scientific studies.  Below are my findings: Talk to Yourself- While most people get bothered, and slightly scared, by others who talk to themselves ...

4 Tips To Break Through Workout Plateaus

If you've been working out hard in the gym and saw results initially but they have slowed down, you may have hit a workout plateau and these tips will help you get back on track fast. Are you finding yourself stuck in your workouts?  I mean you are putting in the work at the gym or home gym but not seeing the results like you did the ...

In The Gym with Tonya Williams

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers.   TW:  I'm Tonya Williams, Certified Personal Trainer and Yoga Instructor for the past 12+ yrs and I recently started Coaching classes at Orange Theory Fitness....but I also like to think of myself as a Life Coach as well.   FFFC:  How did you get started in fitness and ...

7 Little Known Fitness Hacks That Will Change Your Life

There is so much to learn about workout properly, it can be as confusing as you want to make it. However, there are some simple tips, tricks and hacks that anyone can do to make working out easier and more effective. Below are some simple fitness hacks that you can incorporate today to take your fitness to a higher level. Eat more meals ...

Get a Beach Body in Half the Time

The warm weather is upon us and the skimpy clothes are coming out of the closet.  If you always wanted to look great in skimpy clothes but didn’t want to spend an hour a day at the gym, then use the below time-saving workout tips to tone up and look great. Ditch the treadmill warm up and do a bodyweight circuit instead – Instead of ...

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 ...

Wednesday #Motivation

  Motivating you to Firm, Fit and Fabulous! Follow us on Instagram @Femmefitalefitclub Have fun with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FemmeFitaleFitness

Reasons Why I Wake Up Early to Workout

I have determined the best time of day for me to get my workout in is first thing in the morning.  It took a while for me to draw this conclusion but several things helped me get here.  First let me start by saying I began a regular fitness program in 2005 after being inspired by a co-worker who survived breast cancer.  She was in her 50's ...

The DCNs of Fitness

Military fitness trainer and inventor of Strength Stack 52 fitness cards,  Sergeant Michael Volkin, has only three main rules for staying in shape. He refers to all three of these rules as the DCNs of fitness. “If you use my rules of DCN, you will have a killer body and be healthier than ever” he claims. So what is DCN? We wanted to know too, ...

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 ...