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Runners Ultimate Strength Training Workout

Check out this ultimate exercise workout routine for runners to improve strength, endurance, power and reduce the risk of injury. Disclaimer:  Before beginning any new workout routine consult your physician first.  Participate at your own risk. Running is an excellent form of cardio and way to burn excess fat.  To improve ...

What Are You Training For?

I was out today on a wonderful run with my pavement warrior sister.  I picked her up early (6:30 am) and we were hitting the trails by 7:00 am on the dot.  I run ahead and hit mile marker 4 and on my way back I pass her, show her the 4 sign and stop and wait for her about .75 miles back to mile marker 3.  A woman drives up in a truck, gets ...

FFFC October Fall Harvest Challenges 2013

What can I say about September?  The kiddies headed back to school and we focused our time getting our miles in the FFFC Fall Fifty Challenge.  We had other challenges going on but they did not take off as much as working to walk/jog/run 50 miles in the month of September.  It's all good though because in October we are just taking it to the ...

All I Do Is Win

Honestly - that is not true.  I do not always win or am number one in everything I do.  Sometimes I stop trying or I come in dead last.  But either way when it comes to this fitness thing I do not always feel as if I have to "win" against someone.  I typically compete with myself.  I test myself to see how far I can push a weight or how ...

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 ...

Outrun Cancer

My first and last 5K race was the Susan G. Komen race in 2005 I did while employed at Erickson Living.  It was a nice Fall day and I was so invigorated and exhilirated!  I mean I had a real sense of accomplishment PLUS I raised money for a worthy cause.  Fast forward to 2012 (boy how time flies) and I am contemplating signing up and raising ...

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 ...

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 ...

These Shoes Were Made For….

Submitted by: Ramona It's my second training run and it actually went really well! 4 miles today and I felt strong afterwards. So strong that I decided to take a Zumba class after my run. You see...while I was on a little "run-cation" I really got into other forms of exercise. I was getting my cross train ON! ;-) Zumba, by far, turned out to be ...