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On The Run – We Running At The Baltimore Running Festival

What I like most about my Sanders Optimum Fitness Boot Camp family is how we encourage each other and make each other feel like we can do WHATEVER we set our minds to.  We are constantly referred to as champions and well, that makes you feel really good inside.  When Monte Sanders, CEO of SOF Boot Camp brought us together to discuss hosting a ...

Why I Don’t Want To Run Long Distances

I have no desire to run long distances further than 6 or 8 miles.  There I said it.  I might sound like a sourpuss and may not be considered a “true” runner but that’s just how I feel about it.  I love running.  Don’t get me wrong.  I don’t dread it like some folks.  I used to enjoy it more on the treadmill but once I took it ...

Boston Marathon 2014

We here at Femme Fitale Fit Club support and congratulate all of the athletes participating in today's Boston Marathon.  The strength, resolve and passion exhibited by Boston, its citizens and the athletes is admirable to say the least.  Nothing short of awesome!  No action by anyone to dampen our spirits or to break us will prevail. B...

Zooma March Photo-A-Day Challenge

I love participating in our own Femme Fitale Fit Club challenges but I also like challenging myself beyond my comfort zone by participating in others.  I found this awesome challenge while reading Mar on the Run! blog and decided I would like to do this myself. Read here for more details:  ZOOMA BLOG Basically you take a photo each day and ...

Femme Fitale Fit Club presents Fierce Women Series – Randi Wood

  FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. RW:  Hi Femme Fitales! I am known to most as Randi. Bmore born and raised. On the playground playing hide and go and seek, skating up and down the street with one skate ( because we would share), riding bikes, and jumping rope is how I spent most of my daysJ In a nutshell, I am a ...

Femme Fitale Fit Club present Fierce Women Series – fRAN Johnson

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. FJ:  Greetings, everyone! Thank you FFFC for asking me to be a part of the Fierce Women Series. I am honored. My name is Francene (fRAN ) Johnson from Joplin, Missouri. FFFC:  How and why did you get started running? FJ:  I started running back in elementary school. I continued running ...

Femme Fitale Fit Club presents Fierce Women Series – Delores Williams

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. DW:  I am Delores, a health and wellness enthusiast who has been actively living a fit, healthy life-style while giving this aging thing a run for its money!!!! As much as I would love to be surrounded by personal trainers, professional chefs and a well-equipped private fitness center, the ...

Femme Fitale Fit Club presents Fierce Women Series – Shakirah Hameed

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers.  SH:  Hello all! My name is Shakirah Hameed, and I’m a runner. I know that must sound like I should be in an anonymous group with some undisclosed addiction, but actually that would be a pretty accurate description. From 9-5, I’m a graphic designer for one of the largest CPG (Consumer ...

In Search Of A Few Good Women

    We are in search of a few good women who would love to share their running experiences, training, disappointments and triumphs with this running thing.  We would love to feature you on our blog throughout the month of November.  Next month we are running a Fierce Women series and want to feature some runners of all levels ...

Femme Fitale Fit Club Fall Fifty Challenge

Hey everybody!!!!  Long time no hear - Ha!  On top of the September health and wellness challenges for the month, we also set up an additional challenge to walk/jog/wog/run 50 miles this month.  That is less than 2 miles a day! I set a pretty aggressive goal for myself in August to complete 100 miles and failed miserably.  I thought it ...

#Nike+ Running App Review

I finally got a chance to try out another running app as I ran a quick and I do mean VERY quick 25 to 30 minute treadmill workout.  Long story short...daycare closes by a certain time and I was late getting to the gym with my little 5-year old. I decided to try the Nike+ Running app which I downloaded to my iPhone some months ago.  I found out ...

FFFC Runners’ Series – Meet Julie

FFFC: Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). Julie, Management Analyst for the Social Security Administration. My main hobby is coaching college cheerleading. I spend most of my free time at practices, games and competitions. I also enjoy reading when I have a spare moment. FFFC: When did ...

FFFC Runners’ Series – Meet Kelly!

Featured Fitale Runner December 4, 2012 FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). KT:  Kelly Tribble Spencer, wife, mother, and wannabe superwoman with far too much on my plate. I am a government mule (work for Social Security Administration). I enjoy swimming, bowling, card making, and wine ...

Ramblings of a Road Runner

That’s my newest race Bling Bling…compliments of completing the Baltimore Running Festival Marathon Relay on Saturday, October 13th with my Team Southern Soles! There were 27,000 people from around the country and 24 other countries out there getting their run on!!!  So much positive energy in the air from those who were running their very ...

Ramblings of a Road Runner

Submitted by: Ramona I set a goal at the beginning of the year to run, walk or crawl 624 miles and 12 races in at least 5 different states in 2012.  I'm currently at 441.8 miles and to date I have completed the following races: 1. Presidential MLK 8K - January 2. Rock n Roll New Orleans Half Marathon(LA) - March 3. DC's Cherry Blossom 10 Miler ...

Run For Your Life

Submitted by: Low Carb Tiki So you want to start running but you don’t know where to begin. It’s easier than you think.  Some people think they can’t start running because of various health issues but it’s not true. For a number of diseases running can help reduce the impact or reverse the condition. I know a number of people who were ...

Discipline Makes Champions

Submitted by: Christian Working out is vital to one’s health. We all should strive to be the best we can possible be. Working out has to be important to you for you to make it a priority. Many times, we want the results but are not willing to put in the work to get there. In my research, top athletes train with the end in mind. Whatever ...

Featured Femme Fitale – Masani

Submitted by: Masani FF:  Please introduce yourself. MP:  My name is Masani Poinsette.  I am a mother, grandmother, wife, and entrepreneur. FF:  Why did you decide to join Femme Fitale Fitness on Facebook? MP:  I have always been an active person.  Fitness is fun to me!!!  I am concerned about the pervasive state of ill health among ...

Two Can Play This Game

Submitted by: Ramona First week of training is in the books!  I was on vacation in Memphis, Tennessee and it was around 105-110 degrees everyday and in the 90s at night! I had every reason to believe that no running was going down for me...but the first morning I was there I woke up with no alarm clock and had running on my brain! I sat on my ...

Time for a Rock & Roll Encore

Submitted by: Ramona I'm doing it again! That's right...training for another half marathon! The timing is right, too. My weight loss efforts have been at a standstill for about 2 months and I've even gained weight! Boooo!!! So I'm hoping the extra miles I'll be getting in weekly will turn things around. I have a goal to lose 20 lbs. At first I ...