month : 12/2013 27 results

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 7

It is Day 6 of the Twelve Days of Fitness challenge by Fit Armadillo.  This challenge encourages fitness bloggers to blog every day for the next 12 days about our workouts.  I am hanging in there. Today is Day 31 of the December challenge and it consists of 270 squats and 80 scissor kicks.  I have plans to do them before I go to my ...

Weight Loss Harder for Black Women – Really?

Excerpt:  "Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh found that black women have to eat  less and exercise more than white women to lose the same amount of weight,  because their resting metabolic rates are lower." A cool dude, fitness and nutrition guru shared an article on Facebook titled "Weight Loss Harder for Black Women".  I ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 6

It is Day 6 of the Twelve Days of Fitness challenge by Fit Armadillo.  This challenge encourages fitness bloggers to blog every day for the next 12 days about our workouts.  I am hanging in there. Today is Day 30 of the December challenge and it consists of 255 squats and 30 side plank reach throughs.  That may not sound like much but ...

Meal Mondays: Homemade Granola

I can't emphasize how easy this is!!  Also how delicious.  Once you finish you can sprinkle it on yogurt, put it in smoothies or eat it plain by itself.  I like to eat mine as cereal.  PACKED with chocolately goodness!!! [Tweet "Follow this homemade #granola #recipe and save money and eat healthy. #fitfood #eatclean #recipes"] ENJO...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 5

It is Day 5 of the Twelve Days of Fitness challenge by Fit Armadillo.  This challenge encourages fitness bloggers to blog every day for the next 12 days about our workouts.  This is definitely a fun challenge for me. Now on to my workout - Day 29 of the 31 Days To New Year's Eve Ab/Squat December Challenge.  I know that is a long ...

Femme Fitale Fit Club is a Social Butterfly

We love being out and about meeting and greeting people who are all about THAT life.  The FITNESS and WELLNESS life that is.  We want to meet and motivate new folks daily so please subscribe, follow or LIKE us and let's exceed our fitness goals in 2014 TOGETHER! Click on each icon to navigate directly to our social media suites.   h...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 4

It is Day4 of the Twelve Days of Fitness challenge by Fit Armadillo.  This challenge encourage us fitness bloggers to blog every day for the next 12 days about our workouts.  This is definitely a fun challenge for me. Now on to my workout - Day 28 of the 31 Days To New Year's Eve Ab/Squat December Challenge.  I know that is a long ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 3

It is Day 3 of the Twelve Days of Christmas challenge by Fit Armadillo and I put in some real workout time today.  I finally made it back out on the pavement with Black Girls RUN! Baltimore.  It was cold but if you don't think about it then you can get through it.  We started out with a 3 mile effort and ended up clocking an entire 4 ...

Product Review: Omega VRT350 Juicer

Read what I think about my Omega VRT350 Juicer. Grrrr…..I crashed my blog and had to restore it.  In the meantime I LOST one of my favorite product reviews to date this year (this ONE) so this is a REPOST.  In the end I gave this juicer 9 out of 10 stars.  Read why below. I am so happy and pleased to be providing a product review of ...

Dehydration Could Be The Death Of You

I found this dehydration infographic and it is really hitting home for me.  You see, I just lost my uncle unexpectedly from a massive heart attack. He was always health conscious but stopped taking his blood pressure medication.  We believe a piece of plaque broke off and clogged his arteries which resulted in this massive attack. I have ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 2

  It has been a hectic WEEK let alone day but I did get in some form of fitness.  I walked the malls of Tysons Corner!!  YAY me.  Anyone who knows me knows I do not really care to walk around shopping aimlessly without a real purpose.  If I shop at the stores it is because I have something specific in mind (but I digress). We ...

Featured Fitale Lena Gott

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). LG:  Hi Femme Fitale readers! My name is Lena. I’m a SAHM to three little ones age 6, 3, and 1 and blog at whatmommydoes.com, where I talk about fitness, family finances, and making extra money from home. FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss ...

Meal Mondays: Saucy Lemon Tilapia Fillets

I don't want you to think Mondays are the only days I cook for my family.  I definitely cook multiple times a week starting on Sunday.  I love sharing some of what I cook with all of you and since I just can't document EVERY meal I cook, I chose Mondays to highlight something I prepared for my family. Today we had a 2nd day of no school ...

Product Review: Knuckle Lights

Since my Pavement Warriors and me were running outside in the dark in the wee early morning I thought it necessary to have some additional lighting because a few of our divas experienced some spills.  Unfortunately in our neck of the woods, there aren’t many street lamps shining bright at 5:00 am. I found these Knuckle Lights from doing ...

Fitness Pages We Love Part 1

We here at Femme Fitale Fit Club have a few favorite fitness sites we love to visit, read and support!  We wanted to share with you some of these sites with you because we think these women are fabulous, courageous, generous and inspirations.  Their sites range from chronicling their weight loss journey to dropping science about health and ...

Meal Mondays: Black Bean Soup Recipe

My job subscribed to Dinnertime.com which is a company who offers up meal plans and grocery shopping lists in order to cook and feed your family.  You can customize your food preferences and click a button and dishes spin and create a meal for each day of the week if you like (I will be providing a review on Dinnertime.com so stay tuned).  I ...

7-Day Smoothie and Vegetarian Meal Challenge

Our 7-Day Smoothie & Vegetarian Meal Challenge drops tomorrow [December 16-23] …Simple Rules: 1- Prepare one smoothie and one vegetarian meal each day. 2- Post your pics and recipes. 3- Relax and enjoyyyyy the experience!  #LetsGo Visit their page on Facebook for more details and to post your progress with this challenge. ...

31 Days to New Year’s Eve December Challenge – Day 13

It's Day 13 of the December challenge and BOY what a response.  We have over 97 people registered and ACTIVE with this challenge.  In case you missed it this is a squat and ab daily challenge with rest days built in.  It is amazing and will help us firm up our derriere and abs!  What a great combination. Today is Day 13 and that means 130 ...

I’m A Sweat Pink Ambassador!

  I just love the concept and this site.  They are called Fit Approach and all about empowering women to be their BEST fit selves possible.  I was visiting some other fitness bloggers when I would see the badge and had to understand what that was.  I applied to be an ambassador and VOILA my introduction is now published on their ...

How a Light Switch, and other Household Items, Can Help You Lose Weight

When I was 19, I could eat whatever I wanted and not worry about the intake of calories. Fast-forward a couple decades and those “glory days” are long over.  However, losing weight isn’t as difficult as it may seem. Even common household items you have in your house right now can help you burn calories and lose weight without ever ...