year : 2016 117 results

Why I Decided to Become A Certified Personal Trainer

A few years ago I made a declaration on this blog that I was going to work on my personal trainer certification.  Now that I think about it - that was 3 years ago!  It took me 3 years to muster up the courage to actually put into action plans I always had in store. My love of fitness started when I was young and away at Summer camps. ...

Cycle 5 – 30-Day Cinch An Inch Fitness and Nutrition Challenge

It's time to get back full swing into Back To School mode and do we have a challenge you don't want to miss.  We are kicking off Cycle 5 of our crazy wild and popular Cinch-An-Inch Fitness and Nutrition Challenge which starts October 17, 2016.  It's ON!!!!  This is the LAST challenge in 2016 so make sure you are a part of it.  Stop ...

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 ...

September 2016 Fit Snack Box Unboxing

Disclaimer:  I receive a monthly complimentary Fit Snack Box as an Ambassador.  As always all reviews and reveals are my very own.  This post contains affiliate links which means I earn a small commission if you click and subscribe to this service.   [Tweet "Get your healthy snacking on and order the SeptemberFit Snack Box at http://...

Why Rest Is Important For Effective Weight Loss

Disclaimer:  I was provided a complimentary Queen-size mattress by OSO Sleep for the purposes of this review.  All opinions are my own.   I'm asked constantly by my readers and Femme Fitale Fit Club members how to lose weight.  Many say they know all they need to do is eat right, drink plenty of water and exercise and they do that but ...

Featured Fitale – Kiah Simmons

  I have always struggled with my weight.  I have gone from the college athlete playing basketball on a daily basis to an emotional eater adding unhealthy weight. My fitness and health experiences are immensely broad in spectrum. My initial weight loss commitment was a struggle. I would exercise hard before going to work. I was ...

Fall Back 2 Fit 7-Day Challenge

You asked for it and now I'm bringing it to you for 7 whole days. Fall Back 2 Fit 7-Day Challenge If you have fallen off the fitness wagon or never really got on and have no idea how, let me show you with this 7-day challenge. This challenge will not only help you jump start your fitness and weight loss journey I'm going to share informat...

Featured Fitale – Dr. Frances Thomas

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.).  DFT:  My name is Dr. Frances Thomas, 42, and I am a teacher, Pastor's wife, and the mother of 2 sons ages 20 and 17.  I enjoy working out, playing basketball, and spending time with my family FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss ...

Featured Fitale – Venique Dial

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). VD:  Hello! My name is Venique Dial! I am a program assistant at a preventive service, a Nike brand ambassador, and a full time college student. FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? VD:  One day in early September ...

How To Lose Weight Fast

I get this question from clients and associates alike about how to lose weight fast. [Tweet "Learn 10 simple yet effective strategies to help you lose weight fast and smash your fitness goals. #weightloss #fitness #weightlossforwomen #womenshealth #fitfam #gethealthy #healthy #healthiswealth"] What is weight? Your weight is simply ...

Leave Them in the Dust with these Protein Tips

Keep reading to learn how consuming protein can help you take your fitness to the next level. Women killed it at the Rio Olympics! Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles are just two big names when it comes to the power and prowess of 2016 female Olympians. But, how are they doing it? Hours of training is a big, obvious answer, but it also has ...

Teyana Taylor Inspired #Workout

  Who is Teyana Taylor?  She is an actress, singer and dancer who's been in the game for years but burst on the scene on Sunday, August 28th with an amazing and draw-dropping dance routine that has all women sane heading to the gym to get to work to obtain her hot post-baby body (yes she had a baby about 8 months ago).  It's sick ...

How To Walk To Lose Weight Part 2

Learn how to walk to lose weight if you have sensitive joints and bad knees.   I shared a post about an effective way to burn fat and lose weight from walking.  It's an amazing post with some wonderful tips so you can see success from walking.  Many people's joint can't take the pounding from running but that doesn't mean ...

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 ...

September 2016 #FITTEMBER Fitness Challenge

I am so excited, we've done it again.  I've teamed up with some AMAZING fitness bloggers to bring you a fun and exciting 30-Day fitness challenge that will make sure we ALL are ready for Back To School and the upcoming Fall Season. How to sign up That's easy - FOLLOW ME ON Instagram as this challenge will be done 100% there. Make ...

Featured Fitale – Carolina Thomas

    FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). CT:  My name is Carolina Thomas, I am a house wife, and I enjoying walking, writing letters, and doing my hair and makeup. FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? CT:  My journey began because of my high ...

Cycle 4 – 30-Day Cinch An Inch Fitness and Nutrition Challenge

It's time to get back full swing into Back To School mode and do we have a challenge you don't want to miss.  We are kicking off Cycle 4 of our wildly popular Cinch-An-Inch Fitness and Nutrition Challenge which starts September 6, 2016.  It's ON!!!! I will be joined by Adrienne, Nutrition Coach of Squirrel Power Nutrition again to bring ...

Featured Fitale – Amber Clay

    I have never been within a normal weight. Let me say it again I have never been within a normal weight. I recall when I visited my doctor in 3rd grade for a check-up, weighing in at 157 pounds,  she showed me a chart that said I would be well over 215 pounds by the time I graduated high school and she was right. I weighed ...

The Truth About Losing Weight Without Exercise

Let's discuss the truth about losing weight without exercise.  A few years back I shared an article about ways to lose weight without exercise. It’s still a very popular topic to this day but I wanted to follow that up with the truth about losing weight without exercise as a second part of the conversation. There was a post I read on ...

Why You Need JOLLY TIME Pop Corn In Your Life

If your family is anything like mine everyone loves to snack and I’m going to share with you why you need JOLLY TIME Pop Corn in your life.  The more sugary, fatty or salty the snack the better for them but you know I can’t keep that going in my household.  Some may even say I’m a bit fanatical about health food around the house.  I ...