Tuesday, August 22, 2017


Fallen off fitness Goals? Here is How to Get Back on Track.

Tweet (BlackFitness101.com) Every exercise plan begins with a single step. If you are extremely out of shape, focus on short-term goals so that you do not feel overwhelmed. The American Heart Association recommends that healthy adults do a minimum of 150 minutes of moderate cardiovascular activity every week, the equivalent of 30 minutes five days per […]

Learning Your Gym: The Elliptical.

April 11, 2017 by  
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Tweet (BlackFitness101.com) There are some machines that have a reputation for giving us a hard time in the gym. They are good for us physically, but they are the epitome of “no pain, no gain”. The elliptical is a cardio machine that can render great results while being gently on the joints. With that being said […]

5 ways to JumpStart Your New Year’s Fitness Goals for a New You.

December 18, 2016 by  
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Tweet (BlackFitness101.com) With the New Year coming that means a New You. Or at least that’s the saying. But start now so not to put so much pressure on yourself to get started right on the 1st of the year. It’ll be easy to stick to your New Year resolutions or better yet life goals if […]

Learning Your Gym: Treadmill.

November 7, 2016 by  
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Tweet (BlackFitness101.com) The treadmill is a mainstay in most gyms. It is where many of us go to engage ourselves in a cardiovascular workout. The treadmill is also one of the most common machines in the gym. If you are like me, and suffer with outdoor allergies, you may thank the heavens you can run indoors. […]

6 Ways to Get and Stay Fit in the Winter Months.

October 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet (BlackFitness101.com) With winter soon among us, winter is usually the time of year we all enjoy holiday eating and pack on the pounds. But you don’t want to reverse all the hard work you accomplished during the spring and summer months. Winter blues is an actual emotional state. You have to change your state of […]

Let’s Make Strides.

October 11, 2016 by  
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Tweet (BlackFitness101.com) Time and time again we are reminded of the large amount of health disparities affecting African-Americans in this country. While heart disease leads as the top killer of Americans, it’s something that African-Americans are more particularly affected by. According to the American Heart Association, 44% of A.A. men and 48.9% of A.A. women over […]

Fat Burning Exercises.

October 5, 2016 by  
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Tweet (BlackFitness101.com) Any workout is good for your body, but some exercises are far better than others for burning fat, as they increase your heart rate and help you burn a large number of calories. The best thing about fat burning exercises is they are are often high intensity, meaning you can finish your workout quickly […]

Three Motivators to Help You Finish the Set.

October 3, 2016 by  
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Tweet (BlackFitness101.com) One of my jobs as a fit pro is to build sets into my client’s fitness regimen. I stress to my clients the importance of finishing all of the prescribed sets. Doing so is good for the body. In life, also, finishing our dreams, our goals and our aspirations is just as important. In […]

Ladies the Body Needs More than Cardio.

Tweet (BlackFitness101.com) Treadmills, bikes, ellipticals and gliders are just a few of the heavily used cardio machines at the gym. Let’s start by saying cardio is a healthy, and valuable, part of a workout. It is great for building endurance, blood circulation, warmups and heart health. Many women love cardio and it is the foundation of […]

Take Care of Your Back.

September 9, 2016 by  
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Tweet (BlackFitness101.com) In our community we see so much emphasis put on heart health, blood pressure and diabetes. These areas are very important. In our day to day health regimen we must not neglect our back. When we hear about having a back bone it is always in reference to strength of character. Truth be told […]

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