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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 ...

How to Fix Dry Natural Hair While Working Out #AskSportyAfros

How to Fix Dry Natural Hair While Working Out #AskSportyAfros

We’re starting a new You Tube series called #AskSportyAfros. Use the hash tag in social media outlets to ask us anything about hair, fitness, nutrition or life in general. The responses have already been pouring in. We can’t wait to hear more from you guys.   For our first episode ...

Ask Sporty Afros Segment

Ask Sporty Afros Segment

  We’re starting a new You Tube series called #AskSportyAfros. Since we receive tons of emails, tweets and questions for advice, we figured this would be a perfect way to answer all of your questions and also help others who maybe dealing with similar issues. Want to know more about the Ask ...

The Workout Holy Grail: Tabata

The Workout Holy Grail: Tabata

Tabata. A word that strikes fear in the heart of the most avid fitness enthusiast. Just in case you live under a rock, tabata is a short,  4-minute round of ridiculously intense exercises. Just 4 minutes of tabata has proven more effective than 60 min of jogging. Seriously! It’s not just ...

9 Essential Fall Running Gear Items

9 Essential Fall Running Gear Items

I’ve been training for my first marathon through out the summer and the heat has been brutal! I’m so excited for fall! Here are a few of my essential items:   Fall Running Gear Night light: It’s important to purchase a running light so that others can see you if you’e ...