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My First Marathon: Dallas Marathon

My First Marathon: Dallas Marathon

  After training for over 5 months, on December 14th,  I completed my first marathon in Dallas, Texas at the Metro PCS Dallas Marathon.  Here is a recap of the day before and day of my race.  Want to train for a marathon? Check out some of my marathon training tips to help get you ...

A Complete Christmas Gift Guide for 2014!

A Complete Christmas Gift Guide for 2014!

  Can you believe Christmas is just around the corner?  I took some time during the Thanksgiving break to roundup my top picks for fitness, hair and nutritional holiday gifts!  I have been a fan or using many of the recommended products.  Check out my Christmas gift guide for 2014 below. ...

Marathon Training Tips From Head to Toe

Marathon Training Tips From Head to Toe

In less than 10 days, I will be completing my first marathon on December 14th in Dallas, Texas. Marathon training has been very tough yet educational but I’ve managed to train in style. If you’re thinking about training for your first marathon, I have three training tips to help you from ...

Three Tips for Staying Active in Cooler Weather

Three Tips for Staying Active in Cooler Weather

  The weather is much cooler now in Texas.  I am so happy to wear my tights, boots and large scarves to work now. Yay! But with cooler temperatures, your workouts might take a backseat. Check out three tips to stay active in cooler weather.   Three Tips for Staying Active in Cooler ...

Oklahoma City Naturals Expo Recap

Oklahoma City Naturals Expo Recap

  Whitney and I were invited to the 4th annual Oklahoma City Naturals Expo in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It was a fantastic trip! We got the chance to reconnect with so many familiar faces and a few new ones. Oklahoma’s  natural hair and organic health expo extravaganza focuses ...

Seven Ways to Have a Healthier Halloween

Seven Ways to Have a Healthier Halloween

  Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company weighs in on how you and your family can achieve a healthier Halloween. Ditch the break room:C oworkers are infamous this time of year for bringing in treats to share during or even after the holiday (so they don’t eat them at home!).  ...

5 Easy Gym Hairstyles For Every Texture

5 Easy Gym Hairstyles For Every Texture

  When going into the gym or working out outside, I try to make sure I look cute because you never know when you have to take a quick post-workout selfie! With a little preparation before I go into the gym, I can achieve looking cute before, during and even after a hard workout. Now your hair ...

Recap of September: Urban League, Wicked Wine Run and more

Recap of September: Urban League, Wicked Wine Run and more

  It’s been awhile since I did a Sporty Afros recap. We  have been having a blast meeting so many of you all at a variety of different events around the city.   Urban League of Dallas – Young Professionals Conference Recap   Whitney and I were featured panelists at the ...