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Havana Twists on Crochet Braids Using Marley Hair | How To

Havana Twists on Crochet Braids Using Marley Hair | How To

  I received loads of compliments on my hair this weekend so I figured I would do a step-by-step tutorial. I styled my crochet braids in the popular havana twist style. It is a very simple style and also great for women who work out. Check out my how to style do Havana Twists on crochet ...

Five Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

Five Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

Black History Month is in full force, so I pulled a few ways to learn more about the exceptional contributions, heritage, accomplishments and culture of African Americans. Check out these five simple ways to celebrate black history month.     What is Black History: If you don’t ...

Hair Vitamins and Natural Hair #AskSportyAfros

Hair Vitamins and Natural Hair #AskSportyAfros

  Hair vitamins are a popular supplement that often help many people grow longer, healthier hair and nails. People always ask us about our hair vitamin recommendations. What are the best vitamins for growing your hair? Which hair vitamin brand do you recommend for growing thick, long natural ...

Super Bowl Healthy Snacks and Guiltless Alternatives

Super Bowl Healthy Snacks and Guiltless Alternatives

With Super Bowl just a few days away, we decided to share some of the healthy alternatives to our favorite game day foods. Read along to learn about what our favorite guilt pleasures are and our favorite Super Bowl Snacks. Who are you most similar too? Do you have some great alternatives too? ...

Happy Birthday Whitney! Here Are a Few Things She Has Taught Me

Happy Birthday Whitney! Here Are a Few Things She Has Taught Me

From working together in corporate America to founding Sporty Afros, Whitney and I have a very unique, close relationship. Since today is her birthday, I figured I would share a few things she has taught me that have changed my life… I guess you would call these Whitneyisms..   There is ...

GRIT Fitness Recap, Six:02 and Much More

GRIT Fitness Recap, Six:02 and Much More

Weekend Roundup: Grit Fitness Grand Opening, Six:02 & Much More   This weekend was very busy but exciting! Whitney and I went to celebrate the grand opening of our fit friend Brittany’s studio called Grit Fitness. She made her dream a reality. She quit her stuffy 9 to 5 to follow ...

My First Marathon: Dallas Marathon

My First Marathon: Dallas Marathon

  After training for over 5 months,  I completed my first marathon in Dallas, Texas at the Metro PCS Dallas Marathon on December 14th.  Here is a recap of the day before and day of my race.  Do you 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. ...