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This routine can be incorporated in your routine once or twice per week. Be sure to stretch your arms and shoulders before and after completing these exercises. Your movements should be slow, steady and controlled as to avoid injury. If you don’t have access to a gym or dumbbells at home, you can use soup cans, water bottles, or any similar item. The weights...

Depending on how far along you are in your pregnancy, you may already be feeling its effects- swollen ankles, inability to walk up the steps without gasping for air, a couple of extra layers of fluff on your arms and legs…you know the “fun” parts of pregnancy. Well, if you’ve already read this post on exercising while pregnant or this one...

When you are pregnant, your body is working so much harder to get blood throughout your body and through the body of your growing baby.  Poor circulation during pregnancy can cause swelling (usually in your feet and legs), exhaustion, headaches, and so much more. But there are ways to help prevent those annoying discomforts…besides relaxing with your feet...

For the full nine months of pregnancy, I was deathly afraid of the pain I would have to endure.  Most moms said they don’t remember the pain, but know it hurt like hell.  That made it even worse- to know I would soon be going through something so painful that the brain automatically blocked it out. Before I send you into a panic, there are few ways you can...

Now that the holiday season is upon us, workout schedules can get thrown off a bit. Between visiting family and preparing for the big holiday celebrations ahead, hittin’ the gym during the holidays is tough. There are still ways to burn some calories even if the gym is not on the day’s agenda. A quick & easy workout is perfect for holiday time and...

  People have a hard time integrating a workout into their daily routine. A lot of people skip the gym to run errands and have a hard time transitioning from gym gear to everyday gear. There is an emerging collection of athletic gear that makes it okay to jump from brunch to the gym to the supermarket without missing a beat. From vibrant colors to eye-catching patterns,...

I don’t know about you, but after I had my two kids, my booty got out of control!  It got bigger and it started to sag.  Who wants a saggy booty? Not me! So I decided to do something about it.  I added in short workouts to my weekly exercise plan that focused more on my back side.  The workouts were short, yet intense- about 15 to 30 minutes. High intensity...

Thank you to Mogul Media for coming out to my Fitness With Friends event in Harlem! ...