I have been working in the fitness industry for over 10 years now; and there have been some issues with my skin and hair care. Like most black women and women of color, my skin is normal to dry and so is my scalp. I’ve tried many products and I was looking for something that would moisturize my skin, my scalp and not have the natural oils being stripped away or have my skin oily or looking and feeling greasy. I wanted help to bring out the natural moisture of my skin. I needed a product to be long lasting, beneficial and affordable.
I often find it funny when my clients give me the double take because I've told them to take a "rest" day. Or when my Mommy Recess clients, give a big exhale of relief at the end of class when I tell them to take a moment for themselves and just breathe.
There comes a point as mothers that our children are competing in sports. Often times we act solely as chauffer and cheerleader. Ushering them to practice and games. Making sure they have their required gear and physicals. We sit on the sidelines taking pictures and cheering them on.
Hi Everyone! I’m going to discuss why you should be lifting weights, TODAY, not tomorrow. Are you stuck in a rut at the gym, tired of sweating all over your stair master, while the scale doesn’t move a decimal? Grab a kettlebell, TRX, dumbbell or barbell! Pumping iron burns 40% more fat and expedites your metabolism, so you can stand in front of the mirror nakie, and not screech in terror!
Wearing high heels can wreak havoc on foot, ankle, knee, hip, and lower back health. However, that sure doesn't stop a lot of women from wearing them. With that in mind, CP coach Greg Robins devoted today's guest post to "undoing" the damage one brings on when wearing heels.
My family had the pleasure of going to a change of command ceremony this past Friday. In the first five minutes, we were asked to "Please Stand Up!" and "Please Take Your Seats!", every 30 seconds. And because it was a USMC change of command, well, you did as you were told!
Strength training for women is critical to living a healthier lifestyle, as it helps build muscle, reduces fat and creates a body that looks more trim and fit. However, there are ways that women sabotage their gains during strength training, which can lead to frustration.
There are events in our lives that shape us. We might not know it at the moment they're happening, but with time and reflection, we can feel and see the impact they have left. I had the opportunity to reflect on one such event recently.