Whether you're lactose intolerant, transitioning to a vegan lifestyle or simply want to cut back on your animal by-product intake, you may be looking for viable alternatives for the dairy products many of us grew up on. I've had an intolerance to lactose my entire life but as I've been getting older I've been able … Continue reading Dairy-Free Alternatives
No, I'm not talking "thick" versus "slim thick", I'm also not referring to apple shaped versus pear shared, instead, I want to discuss how your body responds to diet and training. There are three main body types: Endomorph, Mesomorph and Ectomorph, understanding your body type enables you to plan a successful diet and exercise program. … Continue reading What’s My Body Type and Why’s It Important?
As I've been trying to switch up my workout routines as to not get too complacent and keep it fresh, I've stumbled across the wonderful world of HIIT Training. HIIT stands for high-intensity interval training which is quick intervals or bursts of intense exercise followed by short periods of recovery. Why Do HIIT? Efficiency, you … Continue reading HIIT Training: What Is It and Should I Be Doing It?
Despite them not being at the top of everyone's grocery list, I'd have to say that brussel sprouts are one of my absolute favorite veggies. I truly believe the reason that most people feel as though they don't like the taste of certain vegetables, like brussel sprouts, are because they're not preparing them properly. I … Continue reading Fav Recipes* Brussel Sprouts
You might think that I am joking or even exaggerating but…..there are hundreds, probably even thousands, of black women who refuse to work out because of the negative impact it will have on their hair. Now, before you call these women crazy you have to understand the complex relationship women have with their hair, … Continue reading Black Women, Their Hair and, The Gym
One of the first things I did to start on this weight loss journey was to cut out certain foods and drinks. I cut out pork, beef, white bread, whole milk, soda and most juices (besides orange and cranberry but still only drink that on occasion) but one of the things I really had to … Continue reading Water can help you to lose weight
With the New Year comes New Year's Resolutions, new people in the gym and NEW RECIPES!! I must admit that I love good tasting food and love to find good tasting food that is also good for you and one of my resolutions was to do just that. I asked around and did some research … Continue reading New Recipes!!!