Browsing Category : Sporty Spotlights

Check Out the New Sporty Afros Store!

Check Out the New Sporty Afros Store!

Our Sporty Afros Store is up and running! We have more in-store for you such as testimonials, shirts and even workout hair care tutorials for various textures.     Check it out!   ...

Monisha’s Minute: 10 Reasons To Love Tiana Parker

Monisha’s Minute: 10 Reasons To Love Tiana Parker

Last month I had the pleasure of meeting Little Miss Tiana Parker at the Oklahoma Naturals Hair & Health Expo. It was totally on a whim but meeting her ended up being one the highlight of my entire trip! During the bloggers panel I mentioned that due to my high active lifestyle my loctician, ...

Monisha’s Minute: Sole Patrol Summer 2013 Recap

Monisha’s Minute: Sole Patrol Summer 2013 Recap

For the past year my business, Runner’s Revelations, has partnered with Concord Church of Dallas, TX to offer 5K training programs in the Oak Cliff area. This season we were able to receive sponsorship from the National Black Marathoners Association. The Sole Patrol 5K Training Program is an ...

Monisha’s Minute: Sporty Spotlights- Black History Edition

Monisha’s Minute: Sporty Spotlights- Black History Edition

When thinking about what women I wanted to highlight for Black History Month (February) my default reaction was to pull up some of my favorites from my childhood. The 80’s and 90’s ruled! However, I wanted to make this blog post a teachable moment for the readers as well as myself. ...

Sporty Spotlight: Paula Patterson, 60 and Fabulous!

Sporty Spotlight: Paula Patterson, 60 and Fabulous!

We haven’t done a Sporty Spotlight feature in a while and this one is EXTRA special because it’s my mom! She is a fabulous woman. She’s 60 and can kick my butt in any workout. I watched (and made fun of) her for years because she was constantly working out and eating healthy and ...

My Fit Friend – Brittani of Grit By Brit and Her Weight Loss Journey

My Fit Friend – Brittani of Grit By Brit and Her Weight Loss Journey

By now, you all have figured out, I am surrounded by friends who are committed to living a healthier lifestyle inside and out. I call them Fit Friends. I believe in the law of attraction and divine purpose. God truly put my Fit Friends in my life at the right time, place and season.  We have our ...

Sporty Spotlight – Toni Davis – The First Black Female to Make the Paralympic Swim Team

Sporty Spotlight – Toni Davis – The First Black Female to Make the Paralympic Swim Team

A few weeks ago, we asked you all to submit photos of you while working out for the #Health Over Hair campaign. In the midst of the emails, we received a great submission from Toni Davis. Toni is a Paralympic Swimmer and The First Black Female to Make the Paralympic Swim Team. I ended up asking if ...

Monisha’s Minute: My Girls’ Big Day

Monisha’s Minute: My Girls’ Big Day

Back in February, I blogged about becoming a coach for Girls On The Run. At the time I had no idea what I was actually getting myself into. I’ve worked with girls and female focused curriculum for the past six years, but there was never a strong emphases on physical activity. So teaching a lesson ...