Category Fitness

Training For Your First Race Ever

Want to run a marathon? Here’s some quick how-tos.

JustGo Girl Takes on Women and Athletic Leaks

Leakage is more common than you think.

YGL Fitspiration of the Day: LaKeisha Shurn

This woman’s fitness commitment is fit for inspiration.

New York, Drop Pounds With These Great Groupon Deals

Did you eat a little too much at thanksgiving? Want to drop a few pounds before your next holiday shindig? Me too!! I’ve already purchased some of these deals like Westerly. Here are some great purchased to jump start your weightloss journey. $15 for $30 Worth of Organic Groceries, Supplements, and Body Products at Westerly Natural Market Your diet is a significant part of dropping pounds. So start with 50%

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Join Me at the last Summer Streets Tomorrow!

If you recall two weeks ago, I posted about Summer Streets in Manhattan. I made mention of a event taking place on the last Summer Street and the time has come! Tomorrow at 10:45am, bike, skate, walk, run down to the Foley Square Stop (between Duane and Centre Streets) for a tweetup. We will be ziplining. At 11:30am, we will get a private Parkour tour and demo from The Movement

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Summer Streets 2013 Return to NYC

On three consecutive Saturdays, August 3rd, 10, and 17th, nearly seven miles of New York City’s streets are opened up for everyone to play, run, walk and bike, from 72d street and park avenue all the way down to Brooklyn Bridge. Stay Tuned as I am organizing a really fun event for summer streets on the last day! Rest Stop activities can be found here and the complete list is

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365 Black Awards :: We Ask Celebs, “How Do You Stay Healthy?” #EssenceFest

Celebs and Honorees stepped out for the 365 Black Awards during Essence Festival. I asked some of my favorite women how they stay healthy. Watch the video! Here are some shots of all the beautiful faces I saw on the red carpet. Me on the red carpet Michelle EBanks, President, ESSENCE Communications Inc. One of the honorees – Leanna Archer, Teen CEO of Leanna’s Inc. At age 9, she became

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Jordana Brewster Talks Health and Fitness with YGL

Jordana Brewster is a lovely woman and acclaimed actress from movies such Fast and Furious 1-6 and hit tv show Dallas (which my mister and I watched religiously). Aside from her on trend fashion, she was a pleasure to talk with and she even complimented me on my H&M dress from the 2013 Conscious Collection. Enjoy!

Fitness Friday: Jump Squats in Parallel from EM Technique

Jumping and landing are a natural progression form sitting and standing exercise techniques like squats, plies, horse stance… Particular care must be taken with developing and maintaining the form and alignment throughout all phases of the exercise. This is an intermediate exercise ” in that ” it should not be attempted until the form for a parallel squat has been mastered. Visit Em Techinique.

Toned-Up Thursdays :: Reverse curl – EM Technique

by Emory Moore In the 80′s, I used to teach exercise teachers and I taught private as well as group classes in health clubs. As such I had to master the standard exercise vocabulary of the time. I found that the exercises themselves were not inherently flawed, but the execution and the depth of understanding was directed toward the development of muscle for esthetics instead of the improvement, restoration or

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