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What’s In My Gym Bag – Toiletry Bag Edition

What’s In My Gym Bag – Toiletry Bag Edition

Training for a marathon means I live out of my gym bag. I typically workout in the morning and take a shower at the gym, so my toiletry bag is essential. Here are a few of my staples. A bottle containing my personal blend of oils Natural soap and bath scrub Loofah Shower cap Facial exfoliating ...

Natural Hair and Fitness Photo Shoot With Sporty Afros

Natural Hair and Fitness Photo Shoot With Sporty Afros

After we finished the sporty shred, we decided it was time for some updated professional photos so we teamed up with Chris of Chris Jones Photography for an awesome natural hair and fitness photo shoot. Tell us what you think!     Whitney and Alex     Alex and her signature ...

Alex’s Sporty Shred Results

Alex’s Sporty Shred Results

I completed the #SportyShred, yay! Whitney posted her results the other day so here are mine as well. Because I am naturally curvy, it’s important for me to keep to make sure my body stays proportionate. Unfortunately, I  was holding a  large amount of fat in my stomach area. I blame it on ...

Love Under Armour? Join Us In the What’s Beautiful Campaign!

Love Under Armour? Join Us In the What’s Beautiful Campaign!

Recently, I was one of several Fitfluential Ambassadors selected to be a part of the Under Armour What’s Beautiful Campaign.  I am a huge fan of the What’s Beautiful Campaign because it redefines the female athlete and inspires real life women achieving tangible goals.  I am also a fan of ...

Top Documentaries On Living a Healthy, Organic Lifestyle: Part 2 And Giveaway Time!

Top Documentaries On Living a Healthy, Organic Lifestyle: Part 2 And Giveaway Time!

In a previous post, I took a look at the top documentaries on living a healthy, organic lifestyle. Since then, Netflix has added tons of new documentaries, so here are a few updates to the list. I covered the following movies in my previous post. Food Inc.  Forks over Knives Fat, Sick and Nearly ...

Alex’s Weekly Updates and Training

Alex’s Weekly Updates and Training

I forgot to update you last week on my life and training. Here you go!   Workouts – Brick Days   I completed two Brick workouts and they were killer!  I completed 40 minutes on the bike almost 20 minutes on the treadmill. I also created a new juice recipe that focused on fueling ...

The March Mad Abs Challenge

The March Mad Abs Challenge

My Fit Friend Tawana of The Healthy Dose has challenged us to a Mad Abs Challenge in the month of March. I personally hate ab workouts; however, I never backed down from a challenge! It’s very simple and easy to join in. For The Next 31 Days YOU Will…. Drink 64 oz water. No ...

Turning Your Office Into a Healthy Zone – Healthy and Fitness Tips for Workers

Turning Your Office Into a Healthy Zone – Healthy and Fitness Tips for Workers

If you didn’t know, I am a Media Relations Manager in the travel industry full time. I spend any where from 8-12 hours a day working in and out of the office, answering media questions, networking, writing press releases and keeping a keen eye on the industry to say the least.  (Media never ...