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Gut Health Made Easy With Activia Dailies

This post is sponsored by Activia but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. We all are busy which sometimes means we don’t always take the time and properly care for our bodies especially our digestive system.  Taking care of our gut is probably one of the least thought about organs.  We care about skin and general health ...

How To Get Lean With Protein

Disclaimer:  This post is sponsored by AllWhites but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Out of all the macros, a lot of attention tends to go to carbohydrates but one should not forget protein which is an extremely important macronutrient.  Protein is the building block of muscle.  And the more muscle one has walking ...

Top Fat Loss Myths Busted!

  A myth is any widely held belief or idea that a majority of people believe is a fact even though it isn’t.  Myths are either unproven or have proven not to work. If you are planning to shed some pounds, you may be tricked into believing what some ‘self-proclaimed’ health gurus tell you. While you might be tempted to ...

3 Tips to Get Energy For Workouts

Here are 3 key tips to help you get energy for your workouts. It’s that time of year where the gyms will once again be crowded with New Year resolutioners which I think is a great thing.  If you are one then you want to keep reading this. If you aren’t used to working out as a routine it can be a little tough to get your energy up ...

Top 5 Weight Loss Mistakes To Avoid

I want to share 5 of the most common mistakes to avoid when trying to lose weight.  As a certified personal trainer I get asked all of the time by clients and people I meet how to lose weight. The formula is factual and basic but many seem to hit a pitfall with their own weight loss journey so I want to share some common mistakes my ...

How to Warm Up Before Exercising

  Do you warm up? When it comes to exercising such as weight training, strength training, cardio, calisthenics, cross-training, running, cycling, or any other form of physical activity for that matter, the warm up is, without question, one of the most important things you should do, and for good reason. We all know how beneficial ...

10 Critical Things To Know About Exercise

Want to know some critical things you need to know about exercise?  Keep reading. 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 B...

7 Amazing Exercises for a Full Body Workout

Try these 7 amazing total body exercises that won't require any equipment, just body weight. 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 ...

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

Learn how technology can help you lose weight effectively. 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. ...

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 ...

Fall Back 2 Fit 7-Day Challenge – March 2017

You asked for it and now I'm bringing it to you for 7 whole days. Fall Back 2 Fit 7-Day Challenge If you have fallen off the fitness wagon, or never really got on, are extremely busy, need structured workouts and/or have no idea how to get started along your journey then let me show you with this 7-day jump start fitness program. This ...

Why You Need Probiotics in Your Life

  What are probiotics?  They are live yeast and cultures that are good for your digestive tract.  They are considered helpful or “good” bacteria that help move food through your system. [Tweet "Improve your gut health and immune systemwith @OllyNutrition Quick Melt Probiotic Sticks https://ooh.li/8d3ff34. #ad"] I ...

Top 5 TRX Exercises For A Full-Body Workout

TRX workout system is advantageous in that it requires small space and minimal training equipment during any exercise session. No prior training is necessary for anybody who would want to use the system and the other benefit that underlies the use of TRX is that it applies to many physical fitness objectives. Any person right from Olympic...

Top 6 Sure Ways To Tone Your Back For Good

Is annoying bra back fat the bane of your existence?  Then check out these top 6 sure ways to get rid of back fat. When you are trying to tone your body, annoying back fat can be one of the toughest places to tone. Unfortunately, it’s not possible to target fat loss  on one part of your body. Your exercise regimen and nutrition ...

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 ...

Fall Back 2 Fit 7-Day Challenge

You asked for it and now I'm bringing it to you for 7 whole days. Fall Back 2 Fit 7-Day Challenge If you have fallen off the fitness wagon or never really got on and have no idea how, let me show you with this 7-day challenge. This challenge will not only help you jump start your fitness and weight loss journey I'm going to share informat...

EVENT: Fitness On The Track

We have a fun event planned to celebrate #BackToSchool.  Come on out with your family (children included), neighbors and friends to get some fresh air and to an amazing workout in with your coaches:  Adrienne, La'Tai and me. Diatta Adrienne La'Tai Check out the event details: Cost:  FREE Where:  New Town High School track (behind ...

The Truth About Losing Weight Without Exercise

Let's discuss the truth about losing weight without exercise.  A few years back I shared an article about ways to lose weight without exercise. It’s still a very popular topic to this day but I wanted to follow that up with the truth about losing weight without exercise as a second part of the conversation. There was a post I read on ...