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Top Health Benefits of Collagen Protein

In recent years, collagen supplements have been consumed more.  Learn and begin to understand how collagen protein behaves inside the body. Our bodies use protein like amino acids to build muscle, bone, cartilage, skin, hair and connective tissue.  Collagen protein is comprised of amino acids and without collagen protein or when collagen ...

How to Warm Up Before Exercising

  Do you warm up? When it comes to exercising such as weight training, strength training, cardio, calisthenics, cross-training, running, cycling, or any other form of physical activity for that matter, the warm up is, without question, one of the most important things you should do, and for good reason. We all know how beneficial ...

7 Lower Body Exercises for a Toned Shape

  A perfectly fit body is the goal of everyone. People tend to control eating and maintain a healthy diet to be able to achieve this goal. The balanced meals are combined with the proper exercise routines which involve movements of several body parts. Workouts dedicated for the lower extremities have been introduced to address problems ...

Finding Fitness: Top Apps to Help You Make Healthy Changes

Fitness does not involve a quest or magical elixir. Basically, you’re looking to make minor changes that will have a major impact on your health and life. Those changes can start today and technology can help. Here’s a range of apps that will help you get in shape and keep you there. Make some healthy changes that start with a few finger ...

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

Is annoying bra back fat the bane of your existence?  Then check out these top 6 sure ways to get rid of back fat. When you are trying to tone your body, annoying back fat can be one of the toughest places to tone. Unfortunately, it’s not possible to target fat loss  on one part of your body. Your exercise regimen and nutrition have to ...

Slim Down With Killer HIIT Cardio

I get asked all the time by women in our fitness accountability group how to lose the extra weight and extra stomach.  When I ask what they are doing they say they do cardio for hours upon hours a day and still not seeing results. I then have to stop them.  Staying on a comfortable setting on the treadmill or elliptical will not change ...

EVENT: Fitness On The Track

We have a fun event planned to celebrate #BackToSchool.  Come on out with your family (children included), neighbors and friends to get some fresh air and to an amazing workout in with your coaches:  Adrienne, La'Tai and me. Diatta Adrienne La'Tai Check out the event details: Cost:  FREE Where:  New Town High School track (behind ...

Sample Weight-Loss Workout Program for Beginners

Here's an amazing sample low-impact weight loss beginner workout program you can do at home. In the last few days you may have started noticing you are gaining weight and not looking quite like you want or did previously. Don’t waste time feeling disappointed or looking for quick fixes, focus on putting in the work to get in the best ...

5 Ways People Sabotage Their Own Weight Loss

Here are five ways people sabotage their own weight loss and how to avoid doing it.  You would not believe how well-intentioned people actually sabotage their weight loss. You would also not believe the things people do just to lose weight. Some would even go as far as starve themselves to death! But do you know what’s even more surpri...

January 2016 New Year Trim You Fitness Challenge

Hey Fitness Family!!  Welcome to the new year.  Who’s ready to tackle this year with not just promises but results?  I know I am so let’s get on with the details of this month’s challenge. [Tweet "Kickstart your fittest you yet. Join these fitness challenges and get fit and trim. #fitness"] Challenge #1:  NEW YEAR TRIM YOU 7-Day ...

5 Essential Ingredients Found In a Healthy Diet

Understand the 5 essential ingredients to a healthy diet. Healthy eating is rather simple in theory but a bit tougher in practice. Getting all of your ducks in a row when it comes to calories, macronutrients and how they all work toward a healthier you can be somewhat of a juggling act with no end in sight. It doesn’t have to be this ...

In the Gym with HangTight with MarC

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. HTWM: I’m a Personal Trainer and Health Coach to persons nationwide providing free multimedia-based HangTight with MarC weekly workouts for total body transformation catered to all fitness levels. I specialize in various metabolic training workouts including-HIIT, the most popular, EMOM, ...

Wednesday #Motivation

  Motivating you to Firm, Fit and Fabulous! Follow us on Instagram @Femmefitalefitclub Have fun with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FemmeFitaleFitness

S is for Snacks

// The letter "S" is for snacks.  If any of you are like me, working out multiple times a week constantly leaves me hungry throughout the day. On one hand that is a good thing, gives me an inclination my metabolism is burning but on the other hand - it gets difficult to make the right choice if I do not plan properly. Check out my quick ...

Q is for Quiet Time

There's something to be said for those individuals who have quiet time in the morning to meditate and spend time with themselves and God during the quiet hours of the morning.  They tend to be less stressed and happier people.  I know people personally who meditate and are better for it.  They are the see the cup half full vs. half empty ...

P is for Push Ups

Any and everyone who knows me knows I enjoy doing push ups.  I know that sounds strange but I do.  You know why?  Due to another "P" word, powerful.  It makes me feel powerful. I do them in boot camp and with my personal trainer.  I do them on my own and while working out with my girls.  It is my go-to exercise. I started doing ...

J is for Jump Rope

Easily one of my favorite forms of cardio, I think many of us forget how effective jumping rope is.  I decided to buy a jump rope years into my adulthood when I watched Zuzana of Zuzka Light and formerly of the BodyRock TV days jumping rope and working up a sweat.  Another fitness guru who got me motivated to jump rope was Jennifer Nicole ...

H is for Health

Health means different things to different people.  For some it is physical endurance.  For others it is beating a debilitating disease.  For others it is improving what they put in their mouth.  Define what health is for you and then do you research to optimize it.  Do you have high blood pressure? Is it hereditary?  What do you need to ...

G is for Goals

I will admit, I am not one to set too many goals when it comes to fitness.  A friend once told me to sign up for a race therefore I would have a goal to strive for to help with my long distance run training.  It didn’t help – signing up for a half marathon did not actually make me train more or harder than I normally would.    Now ...