year : 2014 251 results

In The Gym with Laura Baker

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. LB:  Hi, I’m Laura--a fitness and nutrition enthusiast, Pilates instructor and mama of a 4-year-old boy and 18-month old girl. FFFC:  How did you get started in fitness and Pilates? LB:  I really started to get into fitness about 10 years ago when I had gained some newlywed weight ...

Meal Mondays: Ginger Mojito Juice Recipe

I received a FREE code to order a Farmivore subscription box in my email one day.  I was curious how it worked so I placed my free order and about 1.5 weeks later received my first box.  In the box was packaged organic produce to make Ginger Mojito Juice, Turmeric Tonic Juice and Boardwalk Beets Juice.  I was excited!!! Check out the ...

Healthy Fats and My 3 Favorite Options

Guest post by Anna Lavonne Richardson From a young age we are taught to avoid the “f” word, FATS. Fats have a reputation for being the cause of obesity or weight gain, but what if I told you there are healthy fats you should be eating?! Yes, you should be eating fats. I know this is completely opposite of what we learn growing up or what we ...

How to Know If Your Diet Is Working For Or Against You

Is your diet actually bad for your body? It’s possible! Diets that restrict calories too much, and even some fad diets, can be harmful to your health in many ways. Don’t let the appeal of diet's quick weight loss promises trick you into harming your health. This guest post was written by Michael Volkin, inventor of Weight Loss Stack 52 ...

In The Gym with Cassandra Sawyer

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. CS:  My name is Cassandra Sawyer.  I am a 34 year old, honored mother of two impossibly perfect children.  I work full-time as a Director of Human Resources, while running my own Personal Training business and working as a part-time Coach for RoxStar Fitness. FFFC:  How did you get ...

Product Review: POPSUGAR Must Have Box Subscription

I am just too excited.  Imagine my surprise when I came home yesterday and saw I had a June Must Have box waiting for me in my home office.  The amazing people at POPSUGAR contacted me about receiving their awesome June Must Have Box. What is a Must Have Box you ask?  It is a monthly subscription where you receive a box full of amazing ...

How To Eat Clean + Interview

I had the pleasure to speak with Robin Marion of Velvet & Steel Fitness, LLC about the elusive subject of eating clean.  I remember when I first heard of eating clean.  It was 2008, I started working out with a new personal trainer and I was completely clueless about what it meant or how to eat in that fashion. Fast forward to 2014 after ...

Busted! 5 Weight Loss Myths that Will Make You Cry

Keep reading because we but 5 of the most repeated weight loss myths of all time.  Do you believe any of these myths?  It could be the reason why your weight loss efforts have stalled? This guest post was written by Michael Volkin, inventor of Weight Loss Stack 52, the most unique and fun way to lose weight. Are you tangled in the web ...

#FitTube Tag Episode 4: Overcoming Obstacles to Fitness Goals

[Tweet "6th episode of #Fittube Tag is about Overcoming Obstacles to Fitness Goals.  #fitfam #fitness "] I had fun with this episode of #Fittube Tag but best believe - what I explain as a major obstacle for me is MAJOR!  I have to work at it every day.  Also check out what Markita Staples of Sweshfit and Sheila Simmons of The Frugal ...

Product Review: Wild Oats Organic

Disclaimer:  I was not compensated for this review.  I was provided complimentary products for the purposes of this review.  As always, all opinions and thoughts are my own. As a busy working mom I do not have a lot of time to make big labor-intensive meals so my go-to meal every other week is spaghetti.  I love it because it is fairly ...

The Ultimate Coffee Date – Summer Is Almost Here

I'm joining some amazing bloggers for The Ultimate Coffee Date.  Jill of Jill Conyers, Nikki of Grab Your Kicks and Lynda of Fitness Mom Wine Country came up with this fabulous link up event where we get together and chat up our friends over a cup of coffee or tea (whichever you prefer).  Life gets so busy sometimes it is hard to just sit ...

Friday Five: This Summer I Will

You know I love joining my fellow fitness and running bloggers for the Friday Five themed link ups.  It is a lot of fun and helps me really think through why I do this fitness thing.  You can link up with them too. This link up is sponsored by Courtney from Eat Pray Run, DC, Cynthia from You Signed Up For What? and Mar from Mar on the ...

Be Our Guest

We are stepping it up here at Femme Fitale Fit Club and would love it if you would be our guest on Femme Fitale TV via an On Air Live segment with Google Hang Out.  We previously featured Sheila Simmons of The Frugal Exerciser to discuss the topic "How To Start A Fitness Program" and we are interested in featuring YOU as well. Our audience ...

Featured Mr. Fit: Jess Perreca, Jr.

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). JP:  Midwest raised husband & father of two beautiful little girls. My name is Jess Perreca Jr and I’m what you would call a geek. I’m part of the infrastructure team at a Technology Company. I love sports mainly football but my love and ...

Meal Mondays: Panera Bread Thai Chicken Flat Bread Review

  I went to the dentist and was so hungry afterewards decided to stop by Panera Bread downstairs and pick up some lunch.  I figured Panera Bread has healthy choices since they have non-GMO, non-antibiotic produce and hormone-free chicken.  Since I was hungry their Pick 2 menu was right on time. I wanted to try something different ...

Google Hangout On Air Live Interview

We are super excited to be hosting our second Google Hangout On Air Live interview with the one and only Robin Marion of Velvet & Steel Fitness, LLC.  Robin has been a part of the Femme Fitale Fit Club community for about a year or more now and is always pushing us to do better and go beyond our limits.  Very recently she opened up her very ...

Running with Pure Lyft: Product Review

Disclaimer:  I was not financially compensated for this review.  I did receive a complimentary 2-pack of Pure Lyft Energy Stir Sticks.  All opinions in this review are my very own. As you know I run early mornings with my Pavement Warrior crew at 5 am.  We typically go between 3 to 5 miles and change up our route often.  The last time ...

How to Make a HEALTHY Smoothie

Learn how to make a healthy smoothie so it doesn't turn into a sugar bomb and to ensure it is the healthiest possible. I have been drinking smoothies for years (at least since 2005) and when I first started I really thought I knew what I was doing. I started running in 2005 and added morning smoothies with protein powder to top me off ...

In The Gym with Markita Staples of SweshFit

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. Hey! I’m Markita and I officially started SweshFit early this year after years of wanting to do something in the fitness area, so I’m excited to finally get this going. I am a NASM-certified personal trainer and have done independent personal training and group training in my spare time ...

Starting A Fitness Program – Interview with Sheila Simmons, CPT

Starting a new fitness program can be challenging.  That's why Femme Fitale Fit Club invited Sheila Simmons of The Frugal Exerciser to share some tips and information to assist those looking to get off the couch and more active. [Tweet "Watch my interview with Sheila Simmons of The Frugal Exerciser to learn how to start a fitness program...