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3 Tips to Get Energy For 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 on a regular basis to keep it going after the initial excitement ...

Featured Fitale Christel Oerum of The Fit Blog

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. CO:  Hi, my name is Christel and I am a business woman, fitness model, blogger and type 1 diabetic. I was born and raised in Denmark, but moved to the US six years ago with my husband. I have always been interested in health and fitness, but it wasn’t until a few years ago (after I ...

The Easy Way to Really Build Muscle

If you have ever stepped into a gym, most like you’ve used the old school method of 3 sets with 10 reps to try and build muscle.  Then, 90% of you won’t return after a month because you don’t see any gains. Of course not! Think about what you’re doing. In order for a muscle to increase in size you have to first break it down. You’re ...

FFFC July Fitness Challenges 2014

  I am very excited to present this month's challenge to everyone.  We will have a primary challenge which is the DietBet Challenge which starts mid-month on July 14, 2014.  You can register at http://dietbet.com/femmefitale.  Read more about this month's DietBet Challenge by clicking on HERE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H...

FFFC May Challenges: Chalene Johnson 7 Day Challenge & Arms 2014

Hey everybody!!  In April we had the Cinch an Inch challenge where we challenged everyone to lose at least 1 inch from around their waist in a month and we are just keeping it going.   In the month of May we are rockin' with Chalene Johnson who is a certified fitness professional.  She is extremely dynamic and her challenge is sure not to ...

How to Fuel Post Workout

I know for me, I have been a bit confused as to what and when to fuel up after a workout.  I keep hearing it is important but never quite understood why.  Click on this infographic to read all about how, when and what to fuel your body with post workout.  We are all in it together so let's learn together as well. Source: Fix.com  ...

Featured Fitale – Cynthia Lundi

My name is Shurida Lundi and I would like to nominate my sister to be featured on your blog. Her name is Cynthia Lundi and she has come a long way on her fitness journey and she is the sole provider of our household after my mom lost her job two months after my grandmother passed away from a diabetic coma and brain tumor. I admire her strength so ...

FFFC November Get Ahead of the “Carve” Challenges 2013

Boy oh boy where has this year gone?  We have been hosting monthly challenges since January of this year and have received overwhelming participation.  We are so happy you find these challenges FUN, competitive and helpful.  We are here to do it together and keep each other accountable. Welp, we came up with some cool challenges to help all ...

FFFC September Labor Day Challenges 2013

We had a whirlwind month of August.  We posted activity for 4 different challenges, Femme Fitale Fit Club hosted its very first boot camp with LiveRightFitness founder and trainer extraordinaire Sandi Moore, we hosted a Road ID distance challenge AND by the end of the month sent the kiddies back to school and adjusted to new school year schedu...

FFFC August Back-To-School Challenges 2013

How is everybody doing?  Is everyone losing inches?  Losing fat?  Getting stronger?  Gaining endurance?  If the answer is yes to all or some of these questions then CONGRATULATIONS to you!!!  Let's keep it going!!! If you need help with accountability join our online fitness accountability group by clicking "HERE".  Consistency is KEY - ...

FFFC July Independence Day Challenges 2013

  I am so happy and excited to present this challenge to all of you.  This one is new for me so bear with me.  This month's challenge will be a photo-a-day challenge which means you will need to take a picture of the activity each day in the month of July.  Some photos may be of what you are consuming or of yourself posing or doing ...

FFFC June Bug Challenges 2013

Hey everybody!!  Phew we made it through May's challenges.  I think a few folks may have slowed down a bit but that is ok - it happens.  June is staring us right in the face and is the month we transition to Summer so we must stay focused and get it in.  This month is a little different.  There are only 2 primary challenges, 3 if you are ...

FFFC May Flowers Challenges 2013

Hey everybody!!  April was a full month of challenges and May isn't any different.  May is the month of Memorial Day and what a great day to milestone progress?  Don't you all agree?  With that said, Summer is also upon us and if you have plans to do the great reveal for the summer then you have to remain committed and consistent throughout ...