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How To Lose Belly Fat Quickly

It seems that everyone is trying to shed some belly fat, and there are countless schemes, diets, and tricks that claim to help with dropping the weight. Yet, if they really worked, then wouldn’t everyone be doing them? Sometimes, the best thing you can do to lose belly fat is to stick to the simplicity of a healthy diet and exercise routin...

Why You Can’t Lose Weight And How To Fix It

Better understand why you can't lose weight and strategies to help fix it.   Do you know that feeling of utter despair that overwhelms you when you stand on your scales and see that the digits are the same they were last week? Or, heaven forbid, even bigger? My thoughts when that happened devolved into the self-depreciating spiral ...

Kettlebell Workouts for Weight Loss

If you’ve been looking for kettlebell workouts for weight loss you’ve come to the right place.  Weight loss is most affected by a change in diet, but that doesn’t mean that your exercise regimen should take a back seat. In fact, you can use kettlebells to burn fat and increase weight loss at the same time that you build lean ...

Tips for Squeezing in a Workout for Busy Women

Let's talk about fitting in workouts being a busy woman.  Being a woman in today's hectic society means having to juggle an incredible number of obligations, from work to children to relationships and personal hobbies. You likely know how important exercise is for staying fit and happy, but it can seem next to impossible to find workout ...

Lifting Weights: 5 Reasons Why It’s a Woman’s Best Friend

If you thought lifting weights was just for men, think again.  Read about these top 5 reasons why lifting weights is a woman's best friend. I constantly hear from clients, when asked about their fitness goals, that they want to lose weight.  Once I create their workout plan and they see the amount of weight lifting is included many ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sample Weight-Loss Workout Program for Beginners

Here's an amazing sample low-impact weight loss beginner workout program you can do at home. In the last few days you may have started 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 ...

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 ...

Be Inspired by Lorna Jane

  This post is sponsored by  Lorna Jane. All opinions are my own. Hi Femme Fitale Family!  I am participating in a new launch party for the new book titled INSPIRED by Lorna Jane.  If you have been following this blog for a while then you know I am ALL ABOUT inspiration and doing what I can to keep myself and all of YOU healthy...

Featured Fitale – Tisha Harrell

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.).  TH:  My name is Tisha Harrell and I am a Probation Officer and a Life/Fitness coach.  My hobbies include working out, outdoor activities, spending time with loved ones, and spending time alone (What can I say… I’m an introvert J ) FF...

In The Gym with Cassandra Sawyer

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. CS:  My name is Cassandra Sawyer.  I am a 34 year old, honored mother of two impossibly perfect children.  I work full-time as a Director of Human Resources, while running my own Personal Training business and working as a part-time Coach for RoxStar Fitness. FFFC:  How did you get ...