Follow us @blkgirlhealth

Top

Eat Healthy

hunger

When To Eat: Putting Your Body On Your Work Schedule

How many of us focus on when to eat? No many rights? The focus and pressure have always been put on what to eat and that is important as well, but what if when we eat is just as important? When considering when to eat, intermittent fasting is becoming more and more popular and for a great reason. Intermittent fasting is the voluntary act of withholding from food, therefore, it is something you must mentally accept before you physically succeed. Please believe me when I say that it IS EASIER THAN YOU THINK.  Intermittent fasting is one of the answers to the question “When do I eat?”, which not many people ask. Meal timing is important to consider for a much different reason including reversing insulin resistance, emotional...

Share

7 Ways to Get Fit as A Family

A Quick and Easy Family Workout [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDupYmKQAmc[/embed] Walks   Walking together as a family isn’t just healthy physically, but can improve the relationships within that family. While walking you can discuss what’s taking place in each others lives, how they feel about certain situations and ultimately become closer. Physically it can help you lower body mass index, cholesterol and blood pressure, improve mood as well as assist with weight loss. Tunes Turn up the stereo and blast some tunes. Show off your new cool moves with a mid-week dance party. Dancing provided families with some cardio for that extra calorie burn off. Dancing is a fun and effective way to sweat and get some exercise, Chores Having daily household responsibilities can also be used as an exercise mechanism. Simply mowing the lawn, washing...

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...

apps Tips for People Who Don't Like to Workout

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...

Share

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...

Share
ads and exercise

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...

Share
Latoya

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...

Met Ball

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...

Share
oral health

Head to Toe Nutrition Series with Regan Janelle: How Tomatoes Can Benefit Your Diet

Large pores?? Dull skin?? Let me tell you about the magical powers of a tomato. Tomatoes are packed with VITAMINS A and C, which are your best friend vitamins when looking for brighter and tighter skin. Antioxidants, like Vitamin A and C, are responsible for producing glowing skin and skin repair. [embed]https://youtu.be/n5NaLwtAu9M[/embed] Simply, rub a tomato half on your skin, let it sit for 5 minutes and wipe off it off with a cool wet face towel and see how it’s agents will tighten your pores. Tomato's also helped protect our skin from sun rays making it an age-defying food as well! Enjoy the benefits of tomatoes for healthier and brighter skin! By Regan Janelle...

Share