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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 ...

5 Ways for Athletes to Relax

5 Ways for Athletes to Relax

When training for an endurance race such as a triathlon or marathon, I enjoy my rest days; which are vital to training success. Your body’s ability to recover is just as important as logging those miles.   According to Women’s Running, rest and sleeping are critical for performance, as ...

4 Tips to Protect Your Natural Hair While Swimming

4 Tips to Protect Your Natural Hair While Swimming

Whitney and I are asked a lot of questions regarding swimming and natural hair.  We answer questions in order to encourage women not let their hair stop them from  enjoying the pool. Since natural hair is naturally dryer than other ethnicities, it is import to focus on moisturizing hair above ...

Endurance Training Tips and Puma Fitness Gear Review

Endurance Training Tips and Puma Fitness Gear Review

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of PUMA. If you are following me on instagram, you’ve seen that I am training hard for a triathlon. Training takes up a lot of time but I am finally back in the triathlon groove and I’m loving it. Several of you are training ...

Keeping It Moving With The Polar Loop

Keeping It Moving With The Polar Loop

FTC: The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Polar Loop. If you are a following me on Instagram, you saw I was sent the new Polar Loop.     The Polor Loop is an activity tracker. Activity trackers, like the   Nike’s Fuel and Sports Bands, Up by Jawbon, ...

The #SportyShred is OVER!

The #SportyShred is OVER!

Whoo hoo! The #SportyShred is over! If you stuck with us you completed 21 days of clean eating as well as  5 consistent workouts a week. How do you feel? Personally, I’m super proud of myself. There were times it got really tough. My biggest slip up was having a few more glasses of red wine ...

Join Sporty Afros’ Sexy Summer Shred Challenge!

Join Sporty Afros’ Sexy Summer Shred Challenge!

I know what you’re thinking. It’s almost the end of summer, why would I do a summer shred challenge?  Here are 5 good reasons to join us! 1. Keep up your summer body So many of us work so hard in the late winter/early spring to get summer time fine and as soon as the summer is over we ...

How to Pack the Perfect Gym Bag

How to Pack the Perfect Gym Bag

Here is a throw back post from when Alex and I were training for a triathlon. Packing a good gym back is essential part of an efficient and effective workout strategy. Here’s what’s inside my gym bag on a daily basis… Swimming Gear Pictured above are all of the things I carry in ...