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What You Need to Know About the Ketogenic Diet

Keto, ketogenic, ketosis…these are all words that you may have heard recently. What exactly is a keto diet? Simply put, a ketogenic diet is a way of eating that includes a low amount of carbohydrates, a moderate amount of proteins, and very high amount of healthy fats. More specifically, your macronutrients levels (or “macros”), the ...

Featured Fitale – Kelsey

Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). Hi, my name is Kelsey…or Kells. I currently work for Miami-Dade County in the Parks and Rec Department. I am currently studying to become a personal trainer so I do a lot of studying as well. [Tweet "Read how Kells transformed along her fitness journey ...

Featured Fitale – Keisha

Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). Hello my name is Keisha. I am an self employed personal trainer & part time manager at a nightclub. What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? What sparked my weight loss journey was me preparing for a summer trip. ...

Featured Fitale – Kimberley Lewis

Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). My name is Kimberley - I work in the technology field and I am an avid reader and animal lover. What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? I have struggled with weight my entire life, lots of losing and gaining.  I ...

How to Get Lean With Cardio

Ah, cardio, the bane of gym rats everywhere. For people not looking for bulk, however, cardio is an invaluable tool to sculpting out the perfect summer bod. Apart from shredding fat, cardio plays an important role in producing lean muscle mass. The key to burning fat and gaining said muscle mass is to constantly bombard your body with challe...

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 ...

Carb Cycling Plan – The Ultimate Lean Gains Solution

  When it comes to not only burning fat, but actually gaining lean muscle mass in the process, a lot of people tend to find themselves avoiding all fats like the plague, including healthy fats such as polyunsaturated fats and monounsaturated fats. When it comes to fat loss and lean gains, however, studies have found that carbohydrates ...

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...

Fitness Trends Millennials Are Loving

  While some may look at the year of one’s birth as a determiner of their generation, this is definitely not the most reliable indicator. You see, a millennial is not just an age group, it is a state of mind. Some of the features that are strongly represented when it comes to this demographic are a fact that they are multitaskers, ...

Featured Fitale – De Bolton

Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). My name is De Bolton. I am a Wife to my best friend of 16 years and husband for 13 years, mother to three little divas ages 12, 8 and 2. Fitness and Exercise Science Major and Blogger. What sparked your weight-loss transformation ...

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...

Featured Fitale – Jewels Jay

  FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). JJ:  Hi my name is Jewels and I'm 41 years old.  I am a Domestic Violence advocate, and an aspiring fitness trainer.  I love to motivate and inspire others, and I love to dance.  I live in the Baltimore metropolitan area. [Tweet "Read how ...

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 ...

The Best Cardio Exercises For Low Back Pain Sufferers

Cardio refers to activities that increase your heart rate. When there is an increase in the heart rate it helps make your heart stronger, and if you have a strong heart you will have a stronger body. When your heart pumps oxygen without difficulty throughout the body it helps your body perform in a better way. From fighting germs, to healing ...

Featured Fitale – Quian Callis

My name is Quian.  I am a licensed Zumba instructor and fitness coach. What started for me getting into the health and fitness industry was after I gave birth to my twins.  Before being pregnant, I never worked out lol! [Tweet "Check out how Quian lost her pregnancy weight and keeps it off."] I pretty much ate whatever I wanted ...

Featured Fitale – Japan Stevenson

Hello my name is Japan and I would like to share my Fitness Story with you about 3 and a half years ago I was weathering the biggest storm ever I was losing my father from cancer I was losing my husband in a painful divorce, I was losing my home, losing my car and losing my job. [Tweet "Meet Japan and see how she LOST everything but ...

Featured Fitale – Shawn Blandford

  My name is Shawn Blandford and my journey began on 9/30/15.  A less less than a year after recovering from breast cancer surgery. I had been battling obesity for over 10 years. I have been on every diet, and eating plan known to man, every pill on the market and prescription for weight loss, for years. I have seen doctors and physicians, ...

Featured Fitale – Kiah Simmons

  I have always struggled with my weight.  I have gone from the college athlete playing basketball on a daily basis to an emotional eater adding unhealthy weight. My fitness and health experiences are immensely broad in spectrum. My initial weight loss commitment was a struggle. I would exercise hard before going to work. I was ...

Featured Fitale – Dr. Frances Thomas

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.).  DFT:  My name is Dr. Frances Thomas, 42, and I am a teacher, Pastor's wife, and the mother of 2 sons ages 20 and 17.  I enjoy working out, playing basketball, and spending time with my family FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss ...

Featured Fitale – Venique Dial

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). VD:  Hello! My name is Venique Dial! I am a program assistant at a preventive service, a Nike brand ambassador, and a full time college student. FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? VD:  One day in early September ...