Posts in category "Fitness"

Throw Away Your Scale! 5 Fitness Tips That Work

Throw Away Your Scale! 5 Fitness Tips That Work
By Caprice O’Bryant Caprice O’Bryant is a certified personal trainer, nutrition specialist and Owner of Excuse Free Fitness, Inc. 1.   Believe in yourself: When on a journey to becoming the healthiest version of you, believing that you can achieve your goals is the first step. YOU matter. It’s important that YOU consistently eat right and... Read more »

PHOTOS: TDG Rookie Basketball Combine

PHOTOS: TDG Rookie Basketball Combine
by Dawj Sangster- At a time when the fine city of Chicago is in an uproar over violence, Darren Hammond, CEO of The Darren Group, is making a difference in the lives of our youth through sports and education. Darren, along with international brands, former pro athletes and others joined forces to keep youth fit,... Read more »

Good Loving Can Make You Fat! 5 Ways to Stay Fit

Good Loving Can Make You Fat! 5 Ways to Stay Fit
The Dating Dozen – Incorporate Healthy Eating & Lifestyle to Stay FIT By Tania Brown Being in love is so grand. And, having someone to genuinely support your dreams is amazing. In the midst of the Pepe Le Pew moments and star gazing, it’s very easy to get comfortable with your new love interest and... Read more »
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The Road to Essence Festival is Coming!

The Road to Essence Festival is a collection of four mini-festivals that promote and pay homage to the 20th anniversary of the Essence Festival. The event launched in Atlanta today, where Colgate TOTAL hosted “A TOTAL Conversation” that featured panelists Colgate TOTAL’s Dr. Catrise Austin, Dr. Alison Riddle Fletcher, Dr. Aldun Tartt,  Essence relationship editor... Read more »

Hey Gladiators in Suits: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Hey Gladiators in Suits: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  By Tania Brown You’re a Gladiator in a Suit, and you may be juggling kids, activities, a career and maybe a spouse but becoming proactive about breast cancer awareness can mean the difference between life and death. I’m very passionate about breast cancer awareness and prevention because my mother survived it twice; in the... Read more »

Are You Doing The "Right Thing" In Your Relationship?

Are You Doing The "Right Thing" In Your Relationship?
by Gina B. There are no relationship guarantees.  Most relationships aren’t meant to last forever, however I truly believe that we would have happier couples if people would just do the right thing. So . . . what IS the right thing? In relationships, on a basic level, it means acting in the best interest... Read more »
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Baby Steps To Fitness

Baby Steps To Fitness
by Gina B. Fitness is all the rage, and it’s a beautiful thing.  I see lots of my friends and colleagues challenging themselves and looking great in the process.  It’s time for me to jump on the bandwagon, with a little help from a friend. This is driven by health, of course, with a large... Read more »

Dr. Ian Smith Encourages Teens to Dream Big

Dr. Ian Smith Encourages Teens to Dream Big
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown   I am so excited that the Six Brown Chicks were invited by the University of Arkansas to participate in Dream B.I.G., (Believing In Girls). We are rolling up our sleeves and preparing to empower the village of 50 teen girls who are our future. Recently, the Six Brown Chicks and our... Read more »

Urbanathlon “Me” Challenge -- My Journey to Becoming a HOT Brown Chick!

by Dr. Dawgelene Sangster A year ago, I reached my breaking point with being overweight. I was wearing a size 20 and the clothes seemed like they were getting bigger. For some people that size may be fine, but for someone like me who was as small as a size 4 when I was 19,... Read more »
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