Fitness

I’m not much of a breakfast person, and no matter how hard I try, I cannot find the motivation to get out of my nice warm bed, in the middle of a snowstorm, to stand in the freezing kitchen making myself some breakfast. So inevitably, I end up stopping somewhere on the mad rush to […]

It is wonderful that Yoga is continuing to gain popularity as a resource for healing in the black community, from celebrities to inmates. According to TMZ.com, Hollywood star Wesley Snipes requested yoga mats to teach other inmates the benefits during his time in prison. THE BENEFITS OF YOGA FOR PRISON / JAIL INMATES I wanted […]

A good night’s sleep doesn’t just boost your mood—it also improves your looks. Yet only 25 percent of Americans get the recommended eight hours per night. We compiled the most common mistakes, so you can learn how to get the most—and the best—rest possible. Watching TV before bed You may not feel that active when […]

Try this sequence of neck and shoulder stretches that are demonstrated by Robin Downes of Yoga Flava during a recent appearance on Sistah Talk TV. These gentle exercises can help relieve muscle fatigue. You should do these every 1-2 hours. Excerpts from Sistah Talk Tv Show Original Air Date 1.8. 2011 and Robin Downes of […]

Women tend to naturally visit the doctors more frequent than men, especially if they feel something is wrong with their body. But often times, we ignore minor signs that actually can lead to serious health issues. These 5 common cancer symptoms can be easily overlooked: Unexplained Weight Loss For most women, this is a dream […]

Sometimes Jack Frost brings more than just cold weather into our lives during the winter months. Many women suffer from seasonal depression (aka the winter blues) because of the decrease in daylight that occurs in the fall and winter along the hormonal changes that come along with it. If you could use a hearty boost […]

You’re more likely to get the flu during colder months, but by following these simple tips to fight germs, you can boost your odds for emerging from the season unscathed. Stay hydrated. Our body is made up of mostly water, and when we’re dehydrated, it’s just an extra stress on our system. Dryness—like a scratchy […]

Ever wonder what is the key to creamy soup without the cream? Fat-free milk and yogurt! Once you’ve mastered this recipe, mix it up with chicken breast or swap out the shrimp with another type of seafood. Prep Time: 20 min Start to Finish: 45 min Makes: 4 servings Ingredients: 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 […]

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it’s smart to make healthy food choices. A balanced breakfast fuels you up and preps your mind and body for the day. Here are four common breakfast foods that you should try to avoid: 1) Carrot Cake Muffins: Don’t let the word “carrot” fool you! […]

People tend to think you need a lot of time, money and a fancy gym to exercise. This is not always true! Here are five basic exercises that can be done from your office, home or where ever you are! 1) Walking – If you have stairs in your home, go up and down them […]