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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...

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3 Tips to Help You Manage Your Natural Hair When Exercising

Natural hair shouldn't stop you from working out It’s no secret that working out with natural hair can be a bit of a struggle. Humidity, sweat, and all the things that accompany a good exercise session are the very same things that can take a cute hairstyle from “yasss girl” to “girl what happened?” But don’t let your potential hair woes stop you from getting a good workout routine in on a regular basis. We have three simple things you can do to make sure your hair stays fly before AND after you hit the gym. Protection is key! Yes, we know you may have finally mastered the perfect twist out but the gym is not the time to let those coils and curls flow. Protecting your hair...

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5 Fitness Apps that Will Help You Get in Shape and Transform Your Body

We use our phones for everything else, why not for fitness? We talk about fitness and exercise a lot here because the two go hand in hand with good health and what it means to really take care of your body. We know that it’s easy to get laid back about your fitness goals in the hustle of daily life. Especially when you have a million and one things going on in your life as many tend to do. There’s work, family, passions, and social lives to keep up with, and we get it, but making the time to focus on your fitness is essential. Thankfully, we live in the age where there’s literally an app for everything we could imagine so just like we download...

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#WomenCrushWednesday: Beautiful Black Women Dressed In Yellow

Women in Yellow! Ladies, it’s that time of the week again and who are you crushing on? Well, I’m crushing on all of the beautiful black women that are dressed in the color yellow. This season yellow is the new pink for black women and girls. So, now it’s time to upgrade your closet to be more  Wearing yellow can reflect your natural skin tone and embraces the real beauty within skin deep. Recently, a young rapper highlighted women of African descent in yellow clothing. Watch this video to get more fashionable ideas. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xx_ZmoIvq1s[/embed] FAVORITE Summer Yellow OUTFITS Sun Dresses w/ wedges or sandals Shirt/Crop tops and blue jeans w/ brown sandals Long yellow maxi dress w/ white sandals Denim bottom down top and a yellow skirt w/...

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5 Tips to Help You Dress for Your Body Shape

5 Dresses for 5 Different Body Types As we all have heard before, women come in many different shapes and sizes. Although we are all beautifully made, some women tend to be more slim, while others are considered to be curvier. Knowing the types of dresses that look good on your body type can be challenging; especially when finding appropriate clothing for the workplace. It's now time for you to figure out your body type and learn how to embrace every curve through fashion.   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1x0Pv9o7dM[/embed] So, what is your body type? Pear? Hourglass ...

One Women’s Story On Why She Decided to Transform Her Body!

When You Know It's Time to Change It takes courage to want to transform your body and lifestyle. It's not an easy decision to make nor an easy journey to take. You have to find motivation and understand your "why." Why should I get healthy? Why should I workout? Why should I change my lifestyle? The reasons behind your journey has to come from you. So, the next time you doubt yourself before working towards becoming healthy and fit, take a look at this mother's journey. This should help you figure out your "why." [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/Bj8rgpjhnc1[/embed] One Women's Story On Why She Decided to Transform Her Body "I'm looking at these pics like where did the time go. My baby is growing up so fast. I remember when I had...

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Ab & Booty 8 Exercise Mini Band Circuit: It’s Week 3 of Summer Ladies!

Summer Body 2018 Hey ladies! Are you excited for summer? I know we all can't wait to wear our bathing suits to the beach and our maxi dresses. I know we all want to look cute in our summer clothes, so here's a workout that will help you get your body tight for 90 days of summer! [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BjpNqpOnFS5[/embed] Abs & Booty Exercise Regimen 1. 20 crunches & 20 air squats 2. 10 reverse crunches & 20 air squats w/ overhead press 3. 20 Russian twists & 20 lunges - 10 each leg 4. 20 leg lifts & 20 hip-thrusters Each workout can be completed 3-5 times with the mini band.   Let's get our mind and body right for summer, ladies! ...

How to Transform Your Body in 7 Weeks by Following a Vegan Diet

What is a Vegan Diet? A vegan diet is a practice of abstaining from the use of animal products with your diet, as well as limiting the consumption of processed foods. People may get it confused with a plant-based diet, but a plant-based diet may include the use of animal products. One of the fastest ways of getting in shape is following a diet that's limiting the consumption of processed foods and simple carbs. The body transformation that you see below occurred in 7 weeks just by following a vegan diet and weightlifting regimen. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BjnffjSl_85[/embed] Here's a list of vegan recipes that are packed with tons of protein: Tempeh Reuben Club Sandwich This delicious vegan sandwich is made with avocado, maple syrup, tamari, tomatoes, dijon mustard and more! Here's the recipe. Vegan Lemon Fettuccini  If you...

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How One Known Chef Decided to Change Her Life for the Better

Self-love is the Key to Happiness As women, our bodies go through various different stages. And throughout those stages, we tend to be extremely hard on our bodies not knowing how to love it properly. We fight with ourselves thinking we have to be a certain model size or follow European guidelines of beauty. As a result, we end up neglecting our bodies for other things like food. It takes courage to realize self-worth and that no ones opinion about your body should matter. With that said, I wanted to share with you one woman's story that might change your perspective on every aspect of your body. The key is to never give up and learn to embrace every flaw on your body that you discover. Story by: Latoya Shauntay Snell  [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BjOhhlTlpCb[/embed] Key Takeaway People are always...

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Summer Body Challenge: How to Transform Your Body in 30 Days!

How to work for your revenge summer body in 30 days! Have you ever heard the saying "summer bodies are made in the winter?" Well, winter is over and you have less than 20 days to get your body prepared for summer. It's not an overnight process, but you can transform your body and mind in 30 days. Here's a bootcamp workout that can help maximize your results in 30 days before summer. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BjS1wKeHhLN[/embed] Bootcamp Workout: 4 Box + Med Ball Power Moves Squat Thrust to Box Jump Core Slam to Elevated Thrust Forward Lunge with Rotation to Seated Overhead Press Russian Twist Slam You can watch the video to learn how to perform each movement effectively. Try to complete each workout for 15 reps and 3-5 sets. Key Takeaway Make sure you schedule each...

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