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Top 6 Sure Ways To Tone Your Back For Good

Is annoying bra back fat the bane of your existence?  Then check out these top 6 sure ways to get rid of back fat. Before you keep reading join my FREE online fitness accountability support group on Facebook and enjoy free workouts, fitness challenges and health tips along with 4️⃣4️⃣0️⃣0️⃣...

The Truth About Losing Weight Without Exercise

Get the truth about losing weight without exercise. It is possible and can be done without gimmicks. Just follow these tips. 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 ...

What To Eat For Energy

Modern lifestyles need a lot of energy just to keep up with the daily demands.  In order to have the energy to function optimally throughout the day we need to be well-rested and eat the right foods to help our bodies power up. The biggest energy-sapping culprit that affects many busy people today is fatigue from not getting enough ...

Top 5 Fitness Hacks To Keep Your Exercise On Track

We all want to be fit don't we, ladies? Sometimes it doesn’t always work out like we want and we may fall off track.  Those intermittent breaks from the routine could end up with us never going back to it.  To avoid quitting, we all look for some simple tricks and hacks to keep us on track that do not require much effort, but helps us stay in ...

4 Big Reasons Why You Need a Fitness Tracker In Your Life

Aerial yoga, fitness video games, and lemon and cayenne pepper cleanses—all fitness trends that suddenly took the world by storm and then lost popularity as quickly as they skyrocketed into the spotlight. Fitness trends come and go, and some are effective, but most produce more hype than they do results. One of the newest trends in ...

5 Ways To Rock Healthy Holiday Habits

Here we are again...the most wonderful time of the year, and the most delicious season but you can still rock healthy habits this holiday season by following these tips! I feel like I could gain weight or feel bloated just thinking about the holidays. Fortunately, after years of navigating the holidays without going crazy while on a diet or ...

Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow

Hi everyone!  It might look a little different around here.  Well after much deliberation Sheila of The Frugal Exerciser and I have decided to discontinue our weekly Workout Wednesday Link Ups.  It's been a lot of fun and we have met a TON of amazing people so parting is such sweet sorrow.  BUT due to some other commitments that have taken ...

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 ...

Time For Some Action Week In Review

That was my mantra this week since I am participating in the Femme Fitale Fit Club Fall Fifty Challenge.  I was determined to get out there and rack up some miles because truth be told - the furthest I have ever run EVER in a single session is 6 miles.  Yup, I admit, confess and now share it with the world.  I can sprint short distances all ...

Featured Fitale Jenica

  FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). J:  I’m Jenica, wife and stay at home Mom of 2 (ages 4 and 2.5). FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? J:  I was playing around with my daughter (then almost 2 yrs) while my newborn son took a nap. I decided to pretend ...

Work It Wednesday Workout

Can you walk and chew gum at the same time?  Are you that coordinated?  If so, then you should be able to handle this workout because it has you doing multiple movements together so you have no choice but to focus and concentrate.  I did arrive a few minutes late (not like me at all) as I was slow moving climbing out of bed but I got in a good ...

Work It Wednesday Workout

Bulgarian, hulgarian...either way we mixed it up and worked it out.  I still can't stand the burn so I took a few breaks but that is ok, I felt myself getting stronger. REMINDER:  Real quick - we do have a new contest this month called the Road ID contest.  Enter to win a free Road ID valued at $35.  There are some folks going for the GOLD so ...

Work It Wednesday Workout

  I call this workout MAJOR!  Enough said! REMINDER:  Real quick - we do have a new contest this month called the Road ID contest.  Enter to win a free Road ID valued at $35.  There are some folks going for the GOLD so join the action on our Femme Fitale Fit Club Facebook page and possibly win you one!  Equipment needed Dumbbells ...

In The Gym with Clinton Jiggetts

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. CJ:  My name is Clinton Jiggetts, I’m married and the father of 2 with 1 on the way. I’m 31 years old, and I’m born and raised in Baltimore. FFFC:  How did you get started in fitness and working out? CJ:  I’m always participated in sports my entire life. I had dreams of the NFL, ...

Work It Wednesday Workout

This workout was focused primarily on legs.  Everyone knows my hamstrings are TIGHT.  They stay tight.  Well today, my trainer had me working on my hamstrings which must be the weakest part of my body.  I tried not to throw evil looks as I worked through the lactic acid but I am not sure I accomplished that.  Anywho - this is the workout.  ...

Featured Fitale Kimberly Shorter

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). KS:  Hello! My name is Kimberly Shorter. I am a program analyst for the federal government, and a freelance writer. In my spare time I enjoy cooking, baking and traveling. FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? KS:  I have ...

End Of Time and Week In Review

  First I would like to say I hope everyone had a wonderful time at the Beyoncé concert these past few weeks.  All I have been seeing on Facebook and Instagram are amazing photos and glimpses of Beyoncé on stage in concert with her hair blowing throwing down the dance moves.  You guys looked like you had a ball and I hear it is one of ...

Blurred Lines and Week In Review

Maaaaannnnnnnnn this week was CRAY CRAY!  I was really sick on Sunday which boiled over into Monday.  Work was hectic and busy with a major launch and my workouts were sporadic.  I was tired ALL WEEK so obviously I did not do my best to stay fully nourished and to get adequate sleep.  It is necessary to get the appropriate amount of sleep and ...

Featured Fitale Nancy McCaulay

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). NM:  Hello my name is Nancy McCaulay I work for a Consulting Firm in Northern Virginia. My hobbies are Graphic Design, swimming, running, etc. FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? NM:  Taking a long hard look in the ...

July 22 Workout Week in Review

I am still doubling up with Sanders Optimum Fitness workouts along with my personal trainer's workouts.  I wish Monte and Heather would talk to each other because this week was tough.  I was sore ALL WEEK.  When I say sore, I am talking about abs and hamstrings.  It took a mile run just to warm up my hamstrings in my boot camp class.  OY!  ...