Getting Fit with Lenise Jay!

My name is Lenise Jay and I’m a 30 year old aerialist, personal trainer, and group fitness manager in Los Angeles, California. I’m originally from Dallas, Tx. I had no idea when I took a job selling gym memberships, that it would change my life forever. I have a bachelors from the university of Texas at Arlington in business, communications, and health. You wouldn’t be able to tell at first glance that I have had a miscarriage, been assaulted, car towed, have hit two people in my car, almost homeless, multiple parking tickets, landed my dream job, got my dream… more

Holiday Fitness Tips – By Sunni Ewing

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Let’s begin the holiday season I bring you fitness cheer. I hope everyone has a Thanksgiving. One thing that is very important during this time of year is maintaining our fitness. With all the egg nog, turkey and dressing it is easy to slack off and cheat a little bit. There ae still ways to keep yourself in shape while still being able to enjoy all of the festivities. One great tip that I recommend is going for a brisk walk in your neighborhood after eating. Activity is the greatest tool against fat during this time of the year and… more

Namaste… Hallema Sharif’s Yoga and Humanity!

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While there are more than just a few physical benefits of yoga, the benefit for how it helps a person manage stress, which has been known to have devastating effects on the body and mind, is typically the most sought after advantage. Most yoga sessions are comprised of breathing exercises, meditation, and assuming postures but for one woman in particular, the relaxation techniques incorporated in yoga reveals to be effective for reaching a more positive outlook on life. Just coming off of her hour long yoga session of calming body awareness, meditation and follow through of a quick but yet relaxing… more

A Quick Intro Into Getting The Best Body. – By Sunni Ewing

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As a mother or wife, women put everything first before their health. Whether its children, marriage or career we usually invest in ourselves last. As we get older our bodies go through huge changes. Metabolism slows down, our waistline adds a few inches and gravity becomes our everyday nemesis. We want to exercise but find it hard to find the mindset and consistency. However the longer you wait, the more work you have to do.   One tip to remember is that where there is consistency there are results. So with our busy schedules, we have to find time for… more

Markiell’s story (@calidreamfitness on IG)

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I would like help in spreading a positive message about the importance of health, fitness and physical activity especially in the black community. Here is my story. “I have been overweight my entire life. Even while playing sports. Until after I stopped playing basketball I blew up to my heaviest in 5 years. I decided that I was done being unhappy and decided to change my LIFE. I’m documenting my weight loss journey on IG to let people know the ups AND the downs to show them that it won’t be easy or perfect but it will be worth it.… more