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Zumba

Learn How Zumba Can Get You In Shape and Loving Your Body

Every woman should try Zumba! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYKy-k1kFcg[/embed] Every woman wants to look great and stay fit, but not everyone wants to go to the gym. Why?! For many, the gym is a turn-off because of the constant worry that everyone is staring at your thick thighs and kangaroo pouch. Many lose self-confidence while others just lose interest. Now, I know this all sounds like something that can’t be fixed, but it can. Have you ever heard of Zumba? Zumba is an aerobic fitness program featuring movements inspired by various styles of music. Zumba keeps you moving and invites you to be who you are through body movements, while at the same time burning calories to give you that sexy body for that summer bikini. Above is a video...

Pregnancy Belly

5 Tips That Will Help You Trim Your Waistline After Pregnancy

Gain the body you desire after pregnancy Some women believe that after having a child there's no such thing as a fit and healthy body. However, every day we see women online sharing their pregnancy journey. By sharing their story with us they are exposing the good and bad through their journey. Even after these women give birth they are now faced with two main responsibilities; taking care of a newborn and working to get their body back in shape. I don't know how they do it, but kudos to them! [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/Bk8OG2xHg3-[/embed] 5 Tips to Help Trim Your Waistline After Pregnancy: Getting Adequate Sleep - Most moms try to sleep on the same schedule as their newborn children. Although this is hard to accomplish sometimes - a study found...

Affirmations are Essential to Your Boss Mentality

Do you dare to be fiery, fierce, and fearless? Many times the way to achieve this persona all has to do with your mentality. The way you think tends to build the way you carry yourself. So if you want to be that boss lady who owns the room every time she walks in, then here are some positive affirmations to get you there. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9-mX3IhcYY[/embed] Look in the mirror and tell yourself: I am enough- I will not confirm or lessen my standards to appease or appeal to anyone who does not accept me for who I am and what I am. I am worthy- the color of my skin is not definitive of where I belong in this world and no one will be allowed to disregard my presence...

Top 3 Most Inspiring Rihanna Looks

She's not only an icon but a fashionista! As we all know it, Rihanna is known to be a singer, songwriter, actress, businesswomen, and a fashionista. Throughout her career, she has been giving us more than we can handle such as her Fenty shoe and clothing line, cosmetics line, and other organizations she invested in. Rihanna has set the standard with her creativity and unique styles for the whole world. Every time you see her hit the red carpet of an event she never fails because she slays every time. She has inspired numerous black women and young girls by trying to make everyone feel beautiful in every shape/size with her brand. Inspiring Rihanna Looks: Transforming your whole style can be difficult but to limit the number of...

BGH Live! Talking Health & Fitness with the Ectors’ and Robyn Dixon

Black Girl Health Kickstart Health Expo This year, BGH hosted its 3rd annual Kickstart Health Expo that focused on encouraging African American women to improve their quality of life through health, wellness, beauty, fitness, and nutrition. There were more than 200 women that filled the halls of Crowne Plaza in Harrisburg, PA - all wanting to learn how to live a better life. Workshops and More! During the event, more than 10 workshops were hosted by certified nutritionists, as well as yoga and Zumba instructors. Each session lasted for about one-hour, allowing women to participate in workouts, activities, and more! Black business owners also filled the halls offering informative lectures on various beauty products and health and fitness items. Zumba Workshop Yoga Workshop Nutrition Workshop In between the workshops, participants were given the opportunity to take...

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5 Exercises That Will Help You Gain A Sundress Waist

Summer is here! Ladiesssss! Summertime is here and it is time for those bikinis and sundresses. We all want to look absolutely fabulous in our bright summer colors with our waist snatched. Below are some exercises that will help you get those abs tight and your waist right. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msoNz1bXU7s[/embed] 5 Exercises That Will Help You Gain A Sundress Waist: Weighted Sit Ups: This move will target your upper abdominals as well as your shoulders. Be sure to control your movement up and on your way back down to your mat for the ultimate ab engagement. Star Sit Ups: This move is already a challenge, but Sharita takes it to another level by challenging you to keep your feet off the floor the whole time. Try to crunch...

Let’s Stop Making Excuses and Get Our Booties in the Gym

When are you going to stop making excuses? I'm sure there are days when we aren't feeling your best. Every day, we come up with a list of excuses to prevent us from eating healthy and sticking with a workout plan. We all fall victim to it and know that you aren't alone. But when you make a decision to change your body and change the path you would like to take during your health and wellness journey, you will find your excuses to be minimal. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BkyaJyegb3H[/embed] It doesn't take much to make a difference The majority of people believe that in order to make a difference in their health it means spending long hours at the gym and depriving yourself of food. The truth is - the road...

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6 Reasons Why Black Women Should Meditate

Why should black women meditate? So many of us experience stress day in and day out. The question is not how to avoid being stressed but how to manage your stress. Below you will find tips and a videos on meditation, why it’s healthy for you, and how to do it. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88xS-e0-uPU[/embed] Here are the 6 reasons why we should meditate: Brings positive thoughts. Meditation allows you to clear your head from all those negative thoughts. It helps you break free from that nagging boss, financial concern or the boyfriend that just won’t do right. You can detach from the world and take yourself into a happy place. It gives your mind time to focus on the good things in your life ultimately resulting in a more peaceful you. Better...

Fashion

Top 5 African Fashion Looks for the Summer

Let’s step into our African culture for a minute African fashion has been a popular trend for black women and children for centuries. African clothing originated in Africa and it consists of colors, pattern prints, and worn with a headwrap. When wearing print don’t be afraid to bring out those flamboyant colors with the traditional head wrap to match. Especially, during the summertime, because it's embracing your beauty within your own style. There are over a hundred ways to dress up in the pattern it could be worn in your shirt, two-piece dresses, a gown, pants or skirt, and more. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jh_y_JIBwyk[/embed] Top 5 African fashion looks:   White leotard or shirt with blue pattern skirt and yellow heels or sandals Matching pant set of a red and gold...

Beyonce

The Hidden Message Behind Beyonce and Jay-Z New Music Video

Queen Bey has a message for us! As we all know Beyonce is the queen of music because of her vocal performances and creativity. Recently, Beyonce and her husband released a joint album called “EVERYTHING IS LOVE”. The first hit single they released was APES**T and the music video that was filmed in the Louvre Museum, which shocked the whole world. In the music video, Beyonce and Jay-z were standing in front of numerous historical paintings and sculptures. I know you might just see her music video as entertaining, but if you look closely there are hidden messages behind the scenes.   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbMqWXnpXcA[/embed] The hidden messages in the power couple’s video: In her video, there was a portrait of a black women wearing a cultural head wrap as a...

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