year : 2014 252 results

Friday Five: MNB Challenge 5 Fitness Favorites

I happened to stumble upon a new LINK UP and I am really feeling these.  This one is sponsored by Courtney from Eat Pray Run, DC and Mar from Mar on the Run!  Their blogs are awesome so make sure you head on over and check them out.   My Friday Five are all really RANDOM yet focused on FITNESS so don't be mad at me. Moti...

Keeping Everyone Healthy and Happy During Family Travel Excursions

A balanced and active lifestyle should be goals for all of us who are raising a family! As mom to three children, I have learned that the combination of good food, happiness in the family and positive pursuits is essential for the well being of growing young people. My family does a good share of travelling together. I found an article on ...

Feature Fridays

We are an affiliate of Amazon.com and we thought it would be a great idea to feature some of the fitness-related products so you can read up on the product features and purchase directly from our here.  We are going to feature a handful a products every Friday that we have either tried ourselves or plan to try.  Here's to our first Feature ...

Is The Winner of The Biggest Loser Too Much of A Loser?

Apparently the popular body transformation and weight-loss show announced its winner the other night Rachel Frederickson.  I watched her on morning talk shows today from the doctor's office and she appears to be EXTREMELY happy.  They showcased her before and after photo and announced she lost over 60% of her total body weight. I have to ...

Pre-Workout Snack Experiment Day 1

If you read my article yesterday about whether "To Eat or Not To Eat - That is the Question" before a workout, I stated I would do an experiment on myself and start eating a light snack before my workouts.  Today was Day 1 of this experiment which consisted of cottage cheese and sliced pineapples.   The snack tasted very good and I ...

Featured Fitale B.Michavery

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). BM:  I am B.Michavery and I am founder of the T.a.t.o.o (Talking about things others oppose) Campaign which is an organization geared towards uplifting and encouraging individuals to be better versions of themselves. Ive produced documentaries, ...

To Eat or Not To Eat – That’s The Question

One of our illustrious Femme Fitale Fit Club members posted this question to the group "Do you eat before your workouts?"  Now I must admit I do not.  Not because I think I will burn more fat or anything, but because I either get sidestitches or nauseas and queasy.  Sounds like good reasons to not eat before an intense workout right?  Well she ...

Product Review: Polar FT4 HRM

If you have followed this blog for some time, then you know I am hard on heart rate monitors.  I burned through 2 in a single year and realized they just weren’t the quality I needed.  I was scouring some other fitness blogs and Instagrams and kept seeing the Polar FT4 pop up so you I just had to check it out.  Polar already had a good ...

Meal Mondays: Juice and Smoothie Recipes

We so love drinking fresh juice and smoothies that we wanted to put together this collection to share with all of you. Try them and leave us a comment and let us know what you think. Click on whichever one you want to try, make it, tag us @Femmefitalefitclub and let us know how you like it. Rise and Shine Smoothie ...

Fitness Pages We Love Part 2

It's that time again.  We follow several fitness and running blogs and Facebook Fan pages.  We wanted to share some of them with you so you can see what all the hype is about.  This time around we are sharing our top 5 popular pages (listed in no particular order). Stop by, check them out and tell us what you think of our selection. 1...

Product Review: Energy Bits

I had started hearing a lot of buzz about this energy food that can provide an enormous amount of protein and energy for workouts.  I saw them mentioned on Twitter and in the blogosphere so it genuinely piqued my interest.  This amazing superfood is called Energybits and is 100% spirulina algae.  Here is how the company describes this ...

Featured Fitale – Cynthia Lundi

My name is Shurida Lundi and I would like to nominate my sister to be featured on your blog. Her name is Cynthia Lundi and she has come a long way on her fitness journey and she is the sole provider of our household after my mom lost her job two months after my grandmother passed away from a diabetic coma and brain tumor. I admire her strength so ...

Kale Delight #Juice Recipe

Anyone who knows me knows I LOVE juicing and all of its benefits.  I will juice a nice blend of veggies and fruit.  I am starting to tip more on the side of more veggies than fruit so reap even more fuel and health benefits.  With that said here is my latest concoction which tastes LOVELY!!!!  If you decide to try it I think you all will ...

Meal Mondays: Shrimp Creole Recipe

This is a Paula Deen recipe I found online.  Delicious and fresh ta' def!  You won't believe how delicious and tasty this is. [Tweet "This shrimp creole recipe is one of the best around. #shrimpcreole #neworleans #food #foodie"] Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup diced green bell peppers 1/2 cup diced onions 1/2 cup ...

Misty Copeland Breaking Ground – Ballerina Athlete

If you haven't heard you must be living under a rock - Misty Copeland is the NEW face of Under Armour!  I know you are probably saying "Wait, isn't she a ballerina and isn't Under Armour sportswear?"  You are very correct but obviously they felt Misty Copeland was the perfect person to promote their brand.  She is signed to be featured in their ...

Green Smoothie Basics

Here at Femme Fitale Fit Club we LOVE drinking green smoothies.  They are healthy, tasty and yeah, we like the color too.  Every once in a while my mornings are a whirlwind and I am unable to cook my 3 egg whites, turkey bacon, etc. so I have to rely on my trusty green smoothie. I don't make it complicated to make it delicious.  I haven't ...

The Busy Dad and Busy Mom Workout

No matter what technological advances come out to make our lives more efficient and effective, we seem to have less and less free time in our daily lives.  With the daily responsibilities of being a parent, it seems nearly impossible to consistently make time for the gym.  But don’t worry; there are exercises you can fit into your existing ...

In The Gym with Shawn Chevalier of Hardbody Outdoor Fitness, LLC

  FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. SC:  My name is Shawn M. Chevalier. I’m a husband, father and owner of Hardbody Outdoor Fitness, LLC. in Columbia, Maryland. I moved from Queens, New York in 2005 prior to getting married to my high school sweetheart and made Maryland our home. As I mentioned above, I have 2 ...

Featured Fitale Becca Bryant

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.).  RB:  My name is Becca and I'm a mom. FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? RB:  I started my weight loss journey a year ago when I realized I needed to get healthy in order to keep my kidneys function and not have a ...