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6 Fantastic Benefits Of Jogging For The Mind

The next time you don't feel like lacing up for a nice indoor or outdoor jog consider these 6 fantastic benefits of jogging for the mind. Aside from the obvious physical benefits of jogging, or any other physical exercise, there are several brain-related reasons why you should consider taking up jogging as soon as tomorrow. Some think of ...

Femme Fitale Fit Club presents Fierce Women Series – Tsitsi Wezhira

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. TW:  My name is Tsitsi Wezhira, I am originally from Africa and currently reside in New York City. FFFC:  How and why did you get started running? TW:  Running has been part of my life since I was twenty years old; I have also been active from grade school through high school. ...

Femme Fitale Fit Club presents Fierce Women Series – Jessica Keaveny

  FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. JK:  Hello! My name is Jess and I am 36 years old. I live in New Hampshire with my husband and our two daughters. Skyelar is 7 and Vivian just turned 4. FFFC:  How and why did you get started running?   JK:  I got into running when my chiropractor asked me if I had ...

Who Needs Medicine?

I work for a health insurance company and every year we have an opportunity to decrease our annual medical benefit premium by participating in a biometric screening.  They measure our cholesterol, triglycerides, glucose, BMI, and blood pressure.  I signed up last week and silly me forgot I had it this morning.  I drank my green smoothie with ...

Where Have You Been All My Life – Polar FT4 Review

If you have been following this blog you know I had an HRM I used that gave me less than stellar results.  You would also know I have been participating in boot camp since like August 2012 and am still in my last session (I plan to take a break for April).  Anywho - based on reading so many other pages and posts, I finally found a heart ...

FFFC Runners’ Series – Meet Julie

FFFC: Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). Julie, Management Analyst for the Social Security Administration. My main hobby is coaching college cheerleading. I spend most of my free time at practices, games and competitions. I also enjoy reading when I have a spare moment. FFFC: When did ...

FFFC Runners’ Series – Meet Kelly!

Featured Fitale Runner December 4, 2012 FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). KT:  Kelly Tribble Spencer, wife, mother, and wannabe superwoman with far too much on my plate. I am a government mule (work for Social Security Administration). I enjoy swimming, bowling, card making, and wine ...

Why Oh Why Runkeeper?

I ran with my Runkeeper last weekend around my neighborhood for a little over 3 miles.  I used both my Runkeeper and Nike+ allowing the music to play through Runkeeper.  I hooked up my Wahoo strap to detect my heart rate and paired it with Runkeeper.  Runkeeper confirmed it was connected and bingo I was set! I stepped outside my house in the ...

FFFC Ladies In Full Effect

Hi everyone.  I know it may seem I have been slacking but I have actually been keeping quite busy.  I have gone full throttle into boot camp and working out with my personal trainer the second month in a row so full beast mode is on!  I have noticed a few things: Clothes are looser Workout clothes need an overhaul because again, they are ...

FFFC #Challenge #28: Step Into The New Year

We at FFFC have really outdone ourselves  AGAIN this time.  We believe in positive reinforcement for positive behavior so this week's challenge is actually a repeat of Challenge #27 including a reward at the end of the rainbow. The challenge/contest is to take at least 10K steps a day for 5 full days from 12:00 am December 3, to 11:59 pm ...

FFFC #Challenge #27: Step Away From the Turkey Contest

We at FFFC have really outdone ourselves this time.  We believe in positive reinforcement for positive behavior so this week's challenge is actually a contest which was announced on Friday, November 23.  The challenge/contest is to take at least 10K steps a day for 8 full days from 12:00 am November 23 to 11:50 pm November 30. If you are ...