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Starting A Fitness Program – Interview with Sheila Simmons, CPT

Starting a new fitness program can be challenging.  That's why Femme Fitale Fit Club invited Sheila Simmons of The Frugal Exerciser to share some tips and information to assist those looking to get off the couch and more active. [Tweet "Watch my interview with Sheila Simmons of The Frugal Exerciser to learn how to start a fitness program...

Guide To Starting A Fitness Program – Introduction

I have been approached and asked by family and friends on how to start a fitness program.  I figured it made sense to write up a post about it so I can easily direct everyone to it.  Broadly speaking, starting a fitness program  is comprised of some basic elements: 1.  Adopt a new lifestyle frame of mind 2. Get a physical examination ...

Feature Your Fitness Journey Here

Would you like to have your fitness journey and body transformation featured on our blog?  Then we would love to feature you.  Every Tuesday we host Transformation Tuesday where we share an awesome stories of young women who share their fitness journey with our readers. [Tweet "If you have had a major weight-loss transformation then DM me to ...

March Madness Challenge Your Diet Calendar

Hey everybody!  Who's in for the FFFC March Madness II Challenges?  If you haven't read up on it visit HERE for the scoop!  One of the challenges is "Challenging Your Diet by Changing It".  Here is the calendar. Download it, tape it to your refrigerator and follow it closely.  If it takes 21 days to form habits, let's see what 31 days of ...

Product Review: Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale

[Tweet "Read my #productreview of the @FitBit #Aria Wi-Fi Smart #Scale and whether you should buy it."] I said I was gonna do it in this article and now the time is here.  My husband was on a hunt for a smart scale that could give him more information than just his weight.  He wanted over vital information he felt would be good for his ...

Forget The Gym, Stay Home

Brought to you by GreenPal Who needs to go to the gym when you can just be home, right? After all, the gym is a place for extreme fitness individuals, not for the rest of us, right?  Should you just stay home? Yes! Now, before you think we are talking about sitting on the couch and watching television, we should explain our thinking.  You ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Days 12

  I'm recording Day 12 of the Twelve Days of Fitness challenge by Fit Armadillo.  This challenge encourages fitness bloggers to blog every day for the next 12 days about our workouts. Today is the 12th and final day of 12 Days of Fitness.  Boy has the time flown by.  Today I can describe my workout in a single word – ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 11

  I'm recording Day 11 of the Twelve Days of Fitness challenge by Fit Armadillo.  This challenge encourages fitness bloggers to blog every day for the next 12 days about our workouts. Let's see where do I start?  Today I signed up for an hour of Sanders Optimum Fitness boot camp which I have been doing for well over a year.  ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 10

  I'm recording Day 10 of the Twelve Days of Fitness challenge by Fit Armadillo.  This challenge encourages fitness bloggers to blog every day for the next 12 days about our workouts. Wow ....all I'mma say is if you are on a workout regiment - DON'T take a break.  Figure out how to get something in because getting back into it ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 7

It is Day 6 of the Twelve Days of Fitness challenge by Fit Armadillo.  This challenge encourages fitness bloggers to blog every day for the next 12 days about our workouts.  I am hanging in there. Today is Day 31 of the December challenge and it consists of 270 squats and 80 scissor kicks.  I have plans to do them before I go to my ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 6

It is Day 6 of the Twelve Days of Fitness challenge by Fit Armadillo.  This challenge encourages fitness bloggers to blog every day for the next 12 days about our workouts.  I am hanging in there. Today is Day 30 of the December challenge and it consists of 255 squats and 30 side plank reach throughs.  That may not sound like much but ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 5

It is Day 5 of the Twelve Days of Fitness challenge by Fit Armadillo.  This challenge encourages fitness bloggers to blog every day for the next 12 days about our workouts.  This is definitely a fun challenge for me. Now on to my workout - Day 29 of the 31 Days To New Year's Eve Ab/Squat December Challenge.  I know that is a long ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 4

It is Day4 of the Twelve Days of Fitness challenge by Fit Armadillo.  This challenge encourage us fitness bloggers to blog every day for the next 12 days about our workouts.  This is definitely a fun challenge for me. Now on to my workout - Day 28 of the 31 Days To New Year's Eve Ab/Squat December Challenge.  I know that is a long ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 3

It is Day 3 of the Twelve Days of Christmas challenge by Fit Armadillo and I put in some real workout time today.  I finally made it back out on the pavement with Black Girls RUN! Baltimore.  It was cold but if you don't think about it then you can get through it.  We started out with a 3 mile effort and ended up clocking an entire 4 ...

7-Day Smoothie and Vegetarian Meal Challenge

Our 7-Day Smoothie & Vegetarian Meal Challenge drops tomorrow [December 16-23] …Simple Rules: 1- Prepare one smoothie and one vegetarian meal each day. 2- Post your pics and recipes. 3- Relax and enjoyyyyy the experience!  #LetsGo Visit their page on Facebook for more details and to post your progress with this challenge. ...

How a Light Switch, and other Household Items, Can Help You Lose Weight

When I was 19, I could eat whatever I wanted and not worry about the intake of calories. Fast-forward a couple decades and those “glory days” are long over.  However, losing weight isn’t as difficult as it may seem. Even common household items you have in your house right now can help you burn calories and lose weight without ever ...

How I Saved $1,000 Working Out

When people think about getting fit and fitness they typically think about the cost to get in shape.  Cost of workout clothes, workout shoes, workout equipment and GYM MEMBERSHIP.  It can be a daunting thought.  Also given people have budgets – it may become a primary reason someone doesn’t get up off the couch and work out to ...

How To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Between Halloween candy, Thanksgiving stuffing and Christmas cookies, your body will take a brutal calorie beating this holiday season.  This is the perfect time to start or change that workout routine. Your body has an amazing ability to adapt and for most people, working out consists of what I call a “zombie workout”, which involves ...

Big Butts Are Healthy?

Buttocks, butt, hams, booty, derriere, gadunkgadunk, trunk are just a FEW of the names given to the backside.  Many men have their favorite body part which includes a large posterior.  I can dig it - I am one of those women who is blessed with wide hips and a little junk in my trunk.  But after reading the following article HERE I really ...

Weight-Free Arm #Workout

Who doesn't want nice arms for those sleevless tops or just for sheer strength to pick up and carry groceries and toddlers without a struggle?  I know I do.  Try this on for size and you don't even have to leave the comfort of your own home.  :-) [Tweet "Develop your arms with this weight-free arms workout. No equipment needed. #noequipmen...