Monday, December 18, 2017


It’s Not Always Safe to Work Out in Pain.

December 3, 2017 by  
Filed under Beginner, Fitness, Health, Motivation, News, Weekly Column

If you are recovering from a serious injury it is understandable that you are beyond ready to get back into the gym, but you would want to be.

Activity Helps Relieve Constipation.

November 25, 2017 by  
Filed under Fitness, Health, News, Weekly Column

Tweet (BlackFitness101.com) Constipation is common for many, but it very uncomfortable and can be extremely painful. Having a regular system is necessary for wellness. One can become constipated for many reasons. Eating too much starchy food, and dairy such as cheese can cause many people to experience constipation. Likewise, too much protein can cause the exact […]

No Drama in the Gym.

October 25, 2017 by  
Filed under Beginner, Fitness, Health, News, Weekly Column

Tweet (BlackFitness101.com) The gym is a community, but it should be one that is drama free. Working out is not only good for the body, it’s also a way by which one can release stress. For some the gym is their safe space. Why you come to the gym will determine what the space is for […]

Winter in Coming: Stay in the Gym.

October 25, 2017 by  
Filed under Fitness, Health, News, Weekly Column

Tweet (BlackFitness101.com) When spring is on the horizon the gyms are flooded with people preparing themselves for summer. There is a focus on health, beach bodies, and overall wellness. It seems there is a correlation between the sun coming out, and our want to get up and move. This is a wonderful time for many, but […]

Gym Courtesy is Important.

September 27, 2017 by  
Filed under Exercises, Fitness, Health, Misc., News, Weekly Column

Tweet (BlackFitness101.com) As many move towards overall wellness and fitness the gym has become a frequented spot. This is a positive trend, but just like with anything one would want to be courteous of others in that space. Though the gym may feel comfortable, and like home to some, it’s not your house and there are […]

Beware of Heat Exhaustion.

September 9, 2017 by  
Filed under Fitness, Health, News, Weekly Column

Tweet (BlackFitness101.com) It is summer time and getting ones’ beach body is a priority for some while getting healthy in, what seems to be, favorable weather. Heat exhaustion is a condition that should never be taken lightly. Depending on the climate you live in, if you choose to exercise outdoors, the body’s natural methods to cool […]

Vegan isn’t for Me.

September 9, 2017 by  
Filed under Cleansing/Detoxing, Health, News, Weekly Column

Tweet (BlackFitness101.com) I respect that we are starting to have real discussions about health and diet in the black community. Many have begun to realize that traditions, though meaningful, can be dangerous when it comes to our health. We only have one body, and its far time we begin to actively work against preventable disease. Changes […]

Recovery Days are Necessary.

August 22, 2017 by  
Filed under Fitness, Health, News, Weekly Column

Tweet (BlackFitness101.com) It is very easy to lose patience with your body. Some workout because it makes them feel great while others are doing so to improve overall health, then there are some that are working on weight loss. Regardless, of why you work out it is important to have patience with your body. Most of […]

Health Requires More than a Gym.

July 6, 2017 by  
Filed under Fitness, Health, News, Weekly Column

Tweet (BlackFitness101.com) There is an influx of focus on bettering one’s health through a consistent workout regime, and engaging in a more active lifestyle. These are positive things to partake of, and working out has endless benefits for the body and mind. Some have managed their emotional state by incorporating daily workouts, and even yoga to […]

Losing Weight vs Healthy Living: What’s More Important?

June 27, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, News, Weekly Column, Weight Loss

Tweet (BlackFitness101.com) OK, so let’s define the term “diet.” This simple word used to encompass everything you eat and drink. However, over time, the term diet has come to symbolize a multi-million dollar industry aimed at a quick fix for our deepest insecurities. Diets are aimed at restricting our food and beverage intake so that we […]

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