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5 Fitness Tips To Stay Motivated

Getting into shape can be tough and requires a lot of internal desire to stay motivated along the journey but here are some tips to help you stay focused so you achieve your fitness goals. I’m going to keep this post fairly short and sweet.  I want to let you know how I stay motivated to workout and give my all at all times.  Ok ...

Featured Fitale – Tisha Harrell

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.).  TH:  My name is Tisha Harrell and I am a Probation Officer and a Life/Fitness coach.  My hobbies include working out, outdoor activities, spending time with loved ones, and spending time alone (What can I say… I’m an introvert J ) FF...

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 ...

In The Gym with Gigi Eats Celebrities

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. GG:  Well, I’m GiGi, or excuse me… Genevieve Germaine! It’s quite the mouthful, and I like to keep things pretty straightforward and simple, so GiGi it is! GiGi Eats Celebrities, my blog, is the same; straightforward and simple. I tell it like it is, no sugar coating anything because ...

In The Gym with Courtney Bentley

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. CB:  My name is Courtney Bentley, and I am a fitness personality, promoter of self-love and a holistic party girl. I have a YouTube Channel where I create workouts and share my latest and greatest findings. I also am the Fitness Editor for Expat Ladies Magazine, have created content for ...

Friday Five: Five Inspirational Quotes

  This week I thought I would share some of my favorite inspirational and motivational quotes that keep me going especially when I don't want to, feel like it or feel tired/fatigued.  Before I go into my favorites I must shout out the wonderful hostesses of this Friday Five Link Up. This link up is sponsored by Courtney from Eat ...

In The Gym with Connie of Ripped Goddess

Name and basic stats:  Connie Itchon | Age 43 | Height 5’5 | Weight 126 ( on “good” days) Introduction Connie Itchon is the owner  of the Ripped Goddess fitness community – a community that started as a way for women of like minds to meet with other women. Women who wanted not just to LOOK good – but to FEEL amazing! To feel ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Days 12

  I'm recording Day 12 of the Twelve Days of Fitness challenge by Fit Armadillo.  This challenge encourages fitness bloggers to blog every day for the next 12 days about our workouts. Today is the 12th and final day of 12 Days of Fitness.  Boy has the time flown by.  Today I can describe my workout in a single word – ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 11

  I'm recording Day 11 of the Twelve Days of Fitness challenge by Fit Armadillo.  This challenge encourages fitness bloggers to blog every day for the next 12 days about our workouts. Let's see where do I start?  Today I signed up for an hour of Sanders Optimum Fitness boot camp which I have been doing for well over a year.  ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 10

  I'm recording Day 10 of the Twelve Days of Fitness challenge by Fit Armadillo.  This challenge encourages fitness bloggers to blog every day for the next 12 days about our workouts. Wow ....all I'mma say is if you are on a workout regiment - DON'T take a break.  Figure out how to get something in because getting back into it ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 7

It is Day 6 of the Twelve Days of Fitness challenge by Fit Armadillo.  This challenge encourages fitness bloggers to blog every day for the next 12 days about our workouts.  I am hanging in there. Today is Day 31 of the December challenge and it consists of 270 squats and 80 scissor kicks.  I have plans to do them before I go to my ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 6

It is Day 6 of the Twelve Days of Fitness challenge by Fit Armadillo.  This challenge encourages fitness bloggers to blog every day for the next 12 days about our workouts.  I am hanging in there. Today is Day 30 of the December challenge and it consists of 255 squats and 30 side plank reach throughs.  That may not sound like much but ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 5

It is Day 5 of the Twelve Days of Fitness challenge by Fit Armadillo.  This challenge encourages fitness bloggers to blog every day for the next 12 days about our workouts.  This is definitely a fun challenge for me. Now on to my workout - Day 29 of the 31 Days To New Year's Eve Ab/Squat December Challenge.  I know that is a long ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 4

It is Day4 of the Twelve Days of Fitness challenge by Fit Armadillo.  This challenge encourage us fitness bloggers to blog every day for the next 12 days about our workouts.  This is definitely a fun challenge for me. Now on to my workout - Day 28 of the 31 Days To New Year's Eve Ab/Squat December Challenge.  I know that is a long ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 3

It is Day 3 of the Twelve Days of Christmas challenge by Fit Armadillo and I put in some real workout time today.  I finally made it back out on the pavement with Black Girls RUN! Baltimore.  It was cold but if you don't think about it then you can get through it.  We started out with a 3 mile effort and ended up clocking an entire 4 ...

Twelve Days of Fitness – Day 2

  It has been a hectic WEEK let alone day but I did get in some form of fitness.  I walked the malls of Tysons Corner!!  YAY me.  Anyone who knows me knows I do not really care to walk around shopping aimlessly without a real purpose.  If I shop at the stores it is because I have something specific in mind (but I digress). We ...

Top Reasons Why You Should Workout With a Group

Yes let me get straight and to the point - I love working out with a group!  It is an inspiring and amazing thing for so many reasons.  I workout with a group of awesome women in boot camp.  From there we decided to run together so a handful of us (more like 8-9) run regularly together at 5 am and NOW I have a workout class at my gym that ...

In Search Of A Few Good Women

    We are in search of a few good women who would love to share their running experiences, training, disappointments and triumphs with this running thing.  We would love to feature you on our blog throughout the month of November.  Next month we are running a Fierce Women series and want to feature some runners of all levels ...

Throwback Thursday

This is one of the most fun days of the week with Throwback Thursday on Facebook and Instagram.  Here are some of my favorite fitness throwbacks!  What are some of yours? Olive Newton John - Let's Get Physical (remix version) This was one of my all-time favorite videos when I was in middle school.  Remember when MTV first came out and we all ...