All Articles Tagged "health"

How To Get A Total Body Workout In Under 10 Minutes

January 27th, 2015 - By Brande Victorian
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It’d be nice if everyone had hours to devote to the gym every week, but let’s be serious: for most of us, that’s not gone happen. Luckily, our sister site, StyleBlazer, has our backs. They reached out to Xtend Barre studio in Brooklyn to get a few tips on toning on a time budget and that’s when they came up with this killer 10-minute total body workout to get you toned in no time — literally.

Check out the video above with Xtend’s certified barre instructor and get ready to build those biceps, butt, and thighs.

The Worst Ways To Lose Weight

January 26th, 2015 - By Meg Butler
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If you’re cutting calories but still not losing weight? If your diet of choice is on this list of the worst ways to lose weight, it could be your diet that’s keeping you from losing.

Are You Losing Weight The Right Way? The Best And Worst Diets Out There

January 9th, 2015 - By Meg Butler
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Should you ditch meat? Join a program? Or eat like you live in another country? The experts at U.S. News recently evaluated and ranked some of the most popular diets out there. And this is how they ranked the contenders and found the best diet of them all.

Tried And Tested Hangover Cures To Get You Through Tomorrow

December 31st, 2014 - By Meg Butler
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Sometimes having a happy New Year comes with not-so-happy consequences. There are no instant hangover cures, but stick to these tricks and you can battle most of your symptoms until you’re body’s feeling better.

Are Your Genes Keeping You Fat? Ways Black Women Lose Weight Differently

December 8th, 2014 - By Meg Butler
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Four out of five black women are overweight or obese. But it might not be their fault they’re fat. Many black women just lose weight differently. And new studies are helping black women finally battle the bulge effectively.

Hair Superfoods: Eating Your Way To Healthier Locks

December 2nd, 2014 - By Meg Butler
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Ever seen a woman with beautiful hair and wondered what her secret could be? It could be what she’s eating.

Good hair nutrition starts from the inside out. Try these hair superfoods and you could maximize your locks’ potential they way topical products just can’t.

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Coffee

Want long locks? Don’t skimp on the Starbucks. Coffee doesn’t just stimulate your body, it can stimulate your hair follicles too! A cup a day will increase circulation to your hair follicles working at their maximum potential.

My Back Is Aching, My Bra’s Too Tight: Easy Excuse-Busting Ways To Work Out And Eat Right

December 2nd, 2014 - By Meg Butler
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Need a little push to recover from the holiday pig-out season? We’ve got excuse-busting ways to work out and eat right — without getting off of the couch!

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Get Braids

Is the thought of sweating out your $600 holiday ‘do keeping you from burning calories? Swap it out for a set of cute box braids. Not only are they right on trend, you can use the sew-in break as an excuse to hit the gym hard until it’s time to change your hair.

Here’s Why Black Girls Workout Too!

December 1st, 2014 - By jade
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In this new series, One Bold Move, MadameNoire profiled four popular bloggers in the categories of Hair, Makeup, Style, and Fitness. These bloggers discussed the one bold decision that placed their life on a completely different trajectory. In this episode, mother and daughter duo Ellen and Lana Ector discuss their motivation for working out and why it’s important for black women to workout.

 

To join their gym, purchase workout DVD’s or workout gear visit their website.

 

Episode 1 – Curly Nikki 

Episode 2 – Missy Lynn 

Episode 3 – Black Girls Run!

Episode 5 – The Curvy Fashionista

Episode 6 – Series Extras

DIY Pumpkin Spice Cleansing Smoothie

November 27th, 2014 - By Brande Victorian
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Today’s a day of overindulging so we’re not going to get on you about what’s on your plate, but by the end of the night and a couple of spells of the itis, we have a feeling you’re going to want some abdominal relief ASAP. Luckily we’ve got something good in store for you by way of body cleanse expert AD of DHerbs who taught us how to make an amazing pumpkin spice smoothie to get your digestive system kicking in high-gear and provide necessary sustenance if you’r woman enough to take his 20-day cleanse challenge.

Check out the DIY pumpkin spice smoothie prep in the quick video above and for more on AD and DHerbs, click here.

Black Girls Run! Founders Give Advice On Hair and Working Out

November 24th, 2014 - By jade
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In this new series, One Bold Move, MadameNoire profiled four popular bloggers in the categories of Hair, Makeup, Style, and Fitness. These bloggers discussed the one bold decision that placed their life on a completely different trajectory. In this episode, the founders of Black Girls Run! Ashley Hicks and Toni Carey talk about their journey to get more African American women active and to not let your hair get in the way.

 

To sign up for a running group, visit their website.

Episode 1 – Curly Nikki 

Episode 2 – Missy Lynn 

Episode 4 – Black Girls Workout Too! 

Episode 5 – The Curvy Fashionista

Episode 6 – Series Extras