Push Up Variations
I enjoy watching Peter Carvell, Home Fitness Expert, of 6 Pack Abs. I've been watching his challenging videos for well over a year and he keeps things interesting. I bet you noticed I said "watching". I haven't actually tried a specific routine but have done each and every exercise he has showcased on my own in the gym during a variety of ...
I Love Veggies
I love vegetables! I like them raw, grilled or mixed in main meals! Some of my favorites are onions (LOVE LOVE), garlic, zucchini, bell peppers, red lettuce, brussel sprouts (new found love), cabbage, kale, collard greens......well ummmm...you get the picture! LOL!
I was moved the other day to go to Home Depot and get me some veggie ...
I Feel Good Workout
Today was my workout day with my trainer Heather who is FANTASTIC! Anyway, felt good today and was ready to get active and challenge myself. Heather never ceases to disappoint.
Unfortunately the gym environment felt a little hot and muggy which always makes me crabby but hey it was 6:00 am in the morning and it takes a while for the A/C to ...
Shake Your Booty
Sarah Dussault, better known as SarahFit is one of Femme Fitale's favorite fitties!!!! Here is a video of her participating in some hot new fitness trends (Cardio Dance and Crossfit). I do plan to participate in Crossfit one day!! It looks so challenging and amazing.
Anywho - check her out.
Rootbalance Negative Ion Bands
I found out about these interesting bands that is supposed to help with with body performance including balance, strength, and flexibility. It touts the benefits of energy boosts during awake time and restful effect in the night to assist with comfortable slumber. Considering the workplace and general life stress I have been under for the past ...
Water Water Everywhere Challenge #1
This week's challenge for the Femme Fitale members is to drink at least 64 oz of water a day Monday - Friday. Water is essential for proper body function. It helps to flush out toxins and impurities. And since the body is made up of 55% go 75% water - we can live without food for an extended period of time but we can not live without water ...
Fitness Idol – Cheryl Brown IFBB Pro
Cheryl Brown is one of the best in the business. She is a 6X IFBB pro who is a professional nutrionist, exercise physiologist, certified trainer and fitness model. She has only had her pro card for the past 4 or 5 years and made a major splash in pro competition field.
She is very intelligent and a savvy business woman who runs her own ...
My A-DIDAS! (Actually Asics)
In 2005 I learned about the power of running. When I first started I did not realize the importance of the running shoes and gear. So I went out on the happy trail to get some distance in. Came home with blisters, overly wet and heavy cotton t-shirt and hurt feet.
Then I discovered the world of running shoes and learned which ones were ...
Homemade spaghetti sauce
For years my hubby complained about my spaghetti sauce. I normally use the jar from the grocery store and add a little Italian seasoning along with a bay leaf. He frequently complained that it was too runny and did not have enough red sauce.
With the power of my Vitamix blender, I made a homemade sauce that was to DIE for. It was ...
Morning Delight Juice
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Another refreshing juice coming at you from Femme Fitale Fitness.
Breville Juicer JE98XL
Last Dance – RIP Donna Summer
I remember being a young child of the 70's listening to the Disco Queen blaring out of my mom's stereo. I spent hours studying her Bad Girls album cover and singing the words to the song at the top of my lungs. Who knew what she was really talking about? I thought and still do think she was so beautiful. I wanted to be like her when I grew ...
New Equipment Madness
Has anyone ventured into their gym lately and seen this thing?
One day I did and was like (^@(*&@^#(@! So brave me (yeah right) decided to jump on. Umm, the thing does not appear to be turned on (none of the lights are on). Oh oh I have to start peddling to get the thing to light up so I can set my workout. After figuring that out, ...
And Then There Was One
This workout was completed a few months ago but I still remember it like it was yesterday! OUCH!
Platform or bench
Step up lunges on platform – left
Step up lunges on platform – right
Bicep curl and shoulder press
Close grip incline ...
Run For Your Lives Workout
Due to extenuating circumstances I have not been able to get to the gym at ALL this week OR to my home gym. The last time I worked out with weights was Friday, 5/11th and today was my first time back in the gym. I sort of knew I would regret it. I hooked up with Heather the trainer and she proceeded to start with the challenging workout. I ...
Bust Your Butt Workout
Shoulder presses (palms facing each other)
Alternating bicep curls
15 lbs each
20 lbs each
Simple Smoothie Recipe
This is my basic go-to smoothie when I am short on time but need something filling. ENJOY!
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1 cup unsweetened almond milk
handful of fresh strawberries hulled
handful of frozen blueberries