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5 Black Women Who are Taking Over the Fitness World


Tuesday, October 10, 2017

By Taylor Johnson Black female fitness gurus are shutting down the negative stereotype that black women don’t workout. Many black women live fit and healthy lifestyles. Here are 5 women of color who are currently conquering the fitness world and encouraging other women to get in shape! Massy Arias  Photo Credit: http://www.massyarias.com/blog/ Massy is a fitness influencer on ...

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Best Foods to Eat Before/During Your Period


Thursday, September 14, 2017

By Kadisha Kentish The way you eat affects your period. You might think the food you eat before your period doesn’t matter, but it does. What you eat both the week before and during your period sets the tone for your period. Food affects your cramps, irritability, your mood, iron/vitamin levels and the regularity of your ...

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Eat Better, Pay Less: The food guide to eating healthy 5 times a day with $20


Thursday, September 14, 2017

By Aisha Powell After the worldwide phenomenon of “What the Health,” and other health-related documentaries that focus on food, eating healthier is back on the radar. For many, this type of programming sparks an active interest in eating healthier - you watch a show and soon after you swear off baked goods and fried foods from ...

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Creative Stress Outlets


Monday, August 28, 2017

By: Kadisha Kentish At some point everyone has or will experience the unpleasantness of stress. Stress tends to attack every aspect of your life, if you don’t address it. The best way to overcome stress is to not let it fester. You have to give yourself time to mentally get away from what’s stressing you. Typically, meditation ...

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Jessamyn Stanley: The Girl Who Dares To Defy


Saturday, August 12, 2017

By: Tiffany Chisholm @waywardtiff Overcoming Body Stereotypes and Defying Athletic Expectations Jessamyn Stanley is an author and yoga teacher who captured the hearts of many via her Instagram account, where can be seen sharing many extreme, flexible yoga poses with her 328k+ followers. She has been featured in multiple news publications for her work as she continues to ...

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Tasty and Healthy Smoothie Options


Tuesday, June 20, 2017

By Kadisha Kentish Smoothies are a great way to insure that you have a balanced diet. Whether you prefer fruits or vegetables, smoothies are loaded with nutrients that will get you through the day. They are good for a "pick me up," or as a pre/post workout snack; also good as a breakfast option, or just ...

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