HBO Documentary – The Weight Of The Nation
I started watching the first of a 4-part HBO documentary which tackles America's obesity problem head on! The first 2 parts aired May 14 and the last 2 air tonight. If you watch, share your thoughts on it.
Flashback – Jumping Rope
I remember as a kid playing jump rope by myself or double dutch with the others kids either around the neighborhood or at school. It was so much fun and little did I know I was getting such a great workout. But again, as kids, we would run, walk and ride bikes all over town (I mean miles and miles of play a day).
Fast forward several ...
What I’m Listening To
When I workout I need some heart-pounding, body-rocking, bass-thumping music in my ears. My propensity for the BASS comes from my years spent at one of the best universities in the country, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University!
So let's go...this is what I am listening to this week. I tend to rotate my music about ...
There May Be Something To This
A few weeks ago I completed my annual physical exam and the vital counts were very impressive. My blood pressure was 100/62 and my HDL was 146 with my LDL at a low 45 or so. I'm in my early 40's and do workout so the numbers were not THAT surprising but considering I had a biometric screen done this past December .. and the numbers were not ...
Look what came in the mail – The Bizzy Diet 21-Day Fitness Plan
Going through my email inbox I found a link to this web ad on bodybuilding.com which is a major website for those who work out with weights to build muscle. There is a host of information on this site who are intense and intent on this way of life.
I must have subscribed to something because I received an email which linked me to this page ...
Shape Cardio Workout
Incorporating cardio into any workout routine is a very good bet as it revs up the metabolism, burns fat and helps to strengthen the heart. I found the following routine in Shape Magazine which is one of my go-to magazines.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained...Let's GO! Leave a comment on how you felt afterwards.
Femme Fitale’s Home Gym & Youtube Faves
In an effort to save money I built out our unfinished area and equipped it with enough equipment to actually consider it a home gym. It isn't pretty, but it is effective!
When I was trying to save a few dollars by not paying for a gym membership, this was my workout haven I affectionately call "The Cave". Below are some of the ...
Bang Up Workout
Happy Friday Fitales! My trainer put me through this punishment today in 30 minutes. Try the workout adjusted to your own capabilities and weights and tell me how you did and felt afterwards!
Nothing ventured, nothing gained ... Let's GO!
Bang Up Workout
Chest press - 1/2 rep
Incorporating cardio into any workout routine is a very good bet as it revs up the metabolism, burns fat and helps to strengthen the heart. I found the following routine on jillfit.com which is one of my go-to sites for tough cardio routines.
Who knew walking could be so heart pounding? ENJOY!
Femme Fitale Frenzy Workout
Remember to push hard!
Cable machine - one arm standing chest press left
Cable machine - one arm standing chest press right
Cable machine - side lunge, lateral raise
Cable machine - side lunge, lateral raise - right
Cable machine - front lunge, front raise
Rise and Shine Smoothie
One of my favorite foods are smoothies because, if done right, they are whole foods loaded with nutrients and vitamins. They really pack a punch! Below is the smoothie recipe I made today to get me going as I have a day full of meetings.
[Tweet "Rise and Shine with this delicious fruit smoothie. #smoothie #recipe"]
Rise and Shine ...
Femme Fitale Fever Workout
Happy Workout Wednesday!!!!
Every Wednesday I will post one of my most favorite workouts designed by my personal trainer. Please note, before starting any workout program check with your physician. Also, please adjust the weights to your fitness level. The weights noted in these workouts were set based on my fitness level at the time the ...
I Enjoy My Juicer
I purchased a Breville Juice Fountain Plus JE98XL about 3 months ago. I located it at Bed, Bath and Beyond and was able to use one of the many 20% off coupons to purchase so it cost me about $100 bucks! Yes...I was feeling lucky!
I have made so many delicious juices with it I can't believe I went so long without this quality of juicer. I ...
Cardio is one of the best ways to improve stamina and endurance. You have to play and go hard to get the results you desire. Femme Fitales don't give up and are not afraid of a little hard work and sweat. Let me know if you complete the following cardio routine and how you feel afterwards by leaving a comment.
Nothing ventured, nothing ...