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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 ...

New Fitness and Running Site Directory

We finally started a directory where everyone can find other fitness blogs in one place.  Because there just isn't enough time in the day for me to do it,  I thought it would be good if I create a way for other bloggers to easily link up their blog to the directory. If your blog falls in any of these categories, definitely add it to the ...

Meal Mondays: Shrimp Corn Soup Recipe

When I was in graduate school at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA I had a classmate who had a boyfriend who could COOK!  He was from Louisiana and he would cook meals for us while we studied at his home.  One of his specialties was a Shrimp Corn Soup.  He served it with a turkey sandwich but let me say it wasn't a regular turkey ...

Forget The Gym, Stay Home

Brought to you by GreenPal Who needs to go to the gym when you can just be home, right? After all, the gym is a place for extreme fitness individuals, not for the rest of us, right?  Should you just stay home? Yes! Now, before you think we are talking about sitting on the couch and watching television, we should explain our thinking.  You ...

In The Gym with Jules

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. JA:  Hi, My name is Jules. I'm a wife, a mother to 2 young boys, a trained nurse/midwife &  ACE certified personal trainer. FFFC:  How did you get started in fitness and working out? JA:  I've always been active. But when I had my 1st child I gained a lot of weight (6 stones) ...

SENSA Busted!

  Well well well - the FTC has finally caught up with a few of these companies making outrageous claims about quick fat-loss plans designed to help people burn fat and lose weight QUICKLY.  This time they have hit these companies with a whopping $34M in FINES!  I'm not going to get on my soapbox or rant but I will simply say there is ...

Meal Mondays: Cauliflower Crust Pizza

I found an awesomely delicious cauliflower crust pizza recipe on Pinterest and HAD to try it myself.  I can't even take the credit.  Cosmo Hippie Chef has a recipe OUT OF THIS WORLD.   Now, my picky eater children tried it and did not finish it but that just left MORE for my husband and me to DEVOUR!!!  Try it - I believe you will like ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Days 12

  I'm recording Day 12 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. Today is the 12th and final day of 12 Days of Fitness.  Boy has the time flown by.  Today I can describe my workout in a single word – ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 11

  I'm recording Day 11 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. Let's see where do I start?  Today I signed up for an hour of Sanders Optimum Fitness boot camp which I have been doing for well over a year.  ...

I’m Running This Year 2014

  I found this awesome challenge on Jill Conyer's running blog and I thought to myself - why not try this?  You need something to get you out of your comfort zone so-to-speak.  So I registered for her "Run This Year 2014" challenge.  This challenge allows you to run 2,014 miles or 2,014 kilometers in just 12 months starting January ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 10

  I'm recording Day 10 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. Wow ....all I'mma say is if you are on a workout regiment - DON'T take a break.  Figure out how to get something in because getting back into it ...

Simple Green Smoothies’ 30-Day Green Smoothie Challenge

Did I tell you I can be hyper and therefore entered THIS challenge along with participating in my own? I found this site last year and TOTALLY love Jadah and Jen!  Their recipes are easy to make, not overly complicated, are healthy for you and simply AMAZING!  Yes I said it.  From one mean green smoothie drinker (moi) I can say they are on ...