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7 Amazing Exercises for a Full Body Workout

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 as they are basic moves, don’t require equipment, just body weight and are compound ...

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. ...

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 ...

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, ...

The Perfect Blend for Optimal Weight Loss

I get asked constantly about how to not only get started with a workout program but also the best way to lose weight.  It’s a simple yet complex answer at the same time.  Many people want me to prescribe a magic pill but sustained weight loss takes more than a simple pill. I’m going to share the perfect blend of what it takes to ...

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 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 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 for a few reasons: There was a post I read on another blog where they were sharing reasons ...

What To Eat For Energy

Modern lifestyles need a lot of energy just to keep up with the crowd. In order for us to function we need to be well-rested, require energy, and need to be alert just to function. The biggest culprit to affect most people living life in the fast lane is fatigue. Fatigue can wreak havoc in lives because it breaks down a person both emotio...

Top 5 Fitness Hacks To Keep Your Exercise On Track

We all want to be fit don't we, ladies? Sometimes it doesn’t always work out like we want and we may fall off track.  Those intermittent breaks from the routine could end up with us never going back to it.  To avoid quitting, we all look for some simple tricks and hacks to keep us on track that do not require much effort, but helps us stay in ...

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 ...

5 Ways To Rock Healthy Holiday Habits

Guest post by Julie Auler Here we are again...the most wonderful time of the year, and the most delicious season! I feel like I could gain weight or feel bloated just thinking about the holidays. Fortunately, after years of navigating the holidays without going crazy while on a diet or throwing all caution to the wind. You can still ...

Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow

Hi everyone!  It might look a little different around here.  Well after much deliberation Sheila of The Frugal Exerciser and I have decided to discontinue our weekly Workout Wednesday Link Ups.  It's been a lot of fun and we have met a TON of amazing people so parting is such sweet sorrow.  BUT due to some other commitments that have taken ...

#FitnessFriday – Move Something

This week was a fabulous week for my workouts.  On Saturday (which is technically last week) I ran the the 5K in the Baltimore Running Festival. [Tweet "Checkout my progress this #FitnessFriday and read how I put in work. #exercise #workout #fitfam"] On Monday, October 20th we kicked off our second installation of the DietBet challenge ...

FFFC April Cinch An Inch Fitness Challenges 2014

It is officially Spring in these parts even though if you look outside you would be hard pressed to see any signs of it.  This weather has been tripping a little and been on its own unique clock but that isn't going to stop us because WE know Summer is just around the corner.  With that comes vacays, wearing less clothing and showing more ...

The Top 19 Funniest Fitness Memes

The internet is full of hilarious fitness memes and the fitness industry is no exception. I have assembled what is, in my opinion, the funniest fitness memes I could find. Enjoy!     [Tweet "Read some of the funniest fitness memes on the Internet. #memes #fitness #fitfam #kevinhart"]     &nbs...

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 ...

Time For Some Action Week In Review

That was my mantra this week since I am participating in the Femme Fitale Fit Club Fall Fifty Challenge.  I was determined to get out there and rack up some miles because truth be told - the furthest I have ever run EVER in a single session is 6 miles.  Yup, I admit, confess and now share it with the world.  I can sprint short distances all ...

Featured Fitale Jenica

  FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). J:  I’m Jenica, wife and stay at home Mom of 2 (ages 4 and 2.5). FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? J:  I was playing around with my daughter (then almost 2 yrs) while my newborn son took a nap. I decided to pretend ...

Work It Wednesday Workout

Can you walk and chew gum at the same time?  Are you that coordinated?  If so, then you should be able to handle this workout because it has you doing multiple movements together so you have no choice but to focus and concentrate.  I did arrive a few minutes late (not like me at all) as I was slow moving climbing out of bed but I got in a good ...