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How to Eat Before or After Your Workouts

How can I maintain the right level of calories in my body when exercising? What kind of foods do I need to build muscle or lose weight faster? These are three common questions you will hear fitness experts and fanatics argue about every day? One fact is, having the right foods before or after exercising is the key to reaching your fitness ...

Health Warrior Chia Bar Giveaway

I'm back with another awesome giveaway.  I get asked constantly about healthy snacks and what to eat to support a healthy lifestyle and I have to be honest, many people discuss protein bars but I wasn't able to get with it.  I think mainly because the ingredients weren't "real" or that healthy.  My perception of protein bars changed when I ...

Leave Them in the Dust with these Protein Tips

This year, women killed it at the Rio Olympics! Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles are just two big names when it comes to the power and prowess of 2016 female Olympians. But, how are they doing it? Hours of training is a big, obvious answer, but it also has to do with their diet. Olympians have a well-rounded diet, but focus on protein foods. ...

Diets To Gain Weight – Protein Cycling

Introduction Following a diet to gain weight and lose fat requires a different approach than the way most people eat. A lot of popular diets are concerned with losing overall body-weight, but many of them result in losing a substantial amount of muscle tissue as well as stored body fat. Even some bodybuilders fall prey to the temptation to ...

4 Effective Ways To Recover From An Intense Workout

Disclaimer:  This post is sponsored by Isopure® but all opinions and thoughts are my own. I like hitting it hard at the gym.  I am not one looking for lighter weights or a short number of reps.  My trainer increases the weights on me and pushes me to trainer harder even when I don’t think my body will hold up. [Tweet "Recover much ...

Recovery Tips for Gym Newbies

Every beginning tends to be hard and this fact is very well known to the gym newcomers who are facing post-workout muscle soreness, or the Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) how experts like to call it. But, while DOMS can be great achievement indicator proving that philosophy of “No pain, no gain”, no matter how old it may seem, makes ...

Manitoba Hemp Hearts Stole My Heart

Disclaimer: I received a complimentary sample pack of Manitoba Harvest Hemp Hearts to try for the purposes of this post. All opinions are my own. If you have been reading this blog for a while or not you definitely heard me talk about Sanders Optimum Fitness Boot Camp and how it requires a lot of energy because the workouts are THE BUSINE...

What Chocolate Milk & Apolo Ohno Have In Common

Disclosure:  The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Built With Chocolate Milk. As you know, here at Femme Fitale Fit Club we love celebrating athleticism in the every day person and every once in a while in a world-renowned athlete.  Today we want to share our admiration for world-class athlete Apolo Ohno. If ...

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  ...

$100 Bonefish Grill Gift Card Giveaway (CLOSED)

WIN A $100 GIFT CARD TO BONEFISH GRILL!   Hosted by:  Confessions of a Messy Mama   Sponsored by:  Bonefish Grill   From now until December 31st if you purchase $100 in gift cards and receive another $20 gift card to give as a gift too (or enjoy it yourself). There are some awesome healthy options at Bonefish that I simply ...

Homemade Protein Hair Mask

I just returned from the Dominican Republic and had a ball!!!  We spent good times by the pool, on the beach, walking along the beach and playing in the water.  I totally enjoyed myself.  Unfortunately, with all of the sun time I had my skin reacted a bit and I returned home with parched, dry hair.  I used Silicon Mix almost daily while ...

April 27, 2013 Sweet Pear Smoothie Recipe by Simple Green Smoothies

I happened to wander onto the Simple Green Smoothies Facebook page and found this recipe which I had to try since I had most of the ingredients except banana.  I needed to run out to get change so I purchased 3 bananas in the process and came home to try this.  Can I say this was one of the best smoothies I have tasted?  The dash of cinnamon ...

April 7, 2013 Green Smoothie Challenge

In the name of green smoothies this month we made the following which was hmm mmmm GOOD!  Who's with US? Ingredients: 1. 1 1/2 cups unsweetened Almond milk (Silk brand) 2.  2 handfuls of organic baby spinach 3. Strawberries 4.  Dole frozen mixed fruit (pineapple, mango, strawberry and red grapes) 5.  6 Apple slices Blender: Vitam...

April 4, 2013 Green Smoothie

In the name of green smoothies this month we made the following which was hmm mmmm GOOD!  Who's with US? Ingredients: 1. 1 1/2 cups unsweetened Almond milk (Silk brand) 2.  2 handfuls of organic baby spinach 3.  1/4 cup Dole Orange Peach Mango 100% juice 4.  Dole frozen mixed fruit (pineapple, mango, strawberry and red grapes) 5.  6 ...

April 3, 2013 Green Smoothie #Challenge

Today is my 2nd day of making green smoothies this month.  I missed April 1st since that was my birthday and I was visiting family in the country.  But I am back on it now! Today I blended blueberrie in the smoothie to get some of the benefits from them.  They help with memory, helps to fight free radicals and are packed with vitamins and ...

April 2, 2013 Green Smoothie

If you have been following our blog then you know we have a 30-day green smoothie challenge this month.  It is by Simple Green Smoothies and it actually very fun!  When you sign up they send you weekly emails with a grocery list to make the smoothie recipes for that week.  I like mine but as long as you go green and get your green smoothie in ...

Dr. Pamela Ross’ Green Smoothie Delight

Dr. Pamela Ross, MD is a very good friend of mine.  She was actually in my wedding.  She is an amazing person and I ventured to her page and found this delicious-looking green smoothie that I just had to share and also TRY!  This is part of my plan for tomorrow morning. [Tweet "Try Dr. Pamela Ross' green smoothie recipe and fall in love. ...

FFFC Green Smoothie

I first checked out a similar recipe while shopping at Wegmans.  Decided to add a little FFFC flair and came up with this delicious concoction.  Try it and let me know how you like it. [Tweet "Try our very own special FFFC Green Smoothie. #smoothierecipe #fitfood"] Ingredients: 1. 2 pineapple spears 2.  handful of fresh spinach ...

New Breakfast Recipe – Turkey Sausage Mini Quiche

Hi Femme Fitales!!!!  As I shared with you a few weeks ago, I was bored with my regular ol' breakfast of eggs and turkey bacon so I tried something new today and am very happy with the TASTE!  I made turkey sausage mini quiche using Jennie-O Turkey Sausage purchased at my local WalMart store. The recipe was very easy to follow and this was ...

My Meal

In keeping with this week's challenge I am eating salad and baked salmon.  Based on an article I read - it suggested eating salmon at least twice a week for the healthy fats and protein benefits. What are you eating tonight?