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

Linda Frounder’s Story

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My name is Linda and about six years ago I was not happy with who I had become. My mother passed away in 2000 I was angry because she left me here.  I ate everything in sight from Little Debbie Snack cakes to bags and bags of M & M’s.  I didn’t care who called me out my name the only thing I cared about was eating.  I had a so called friend or so I thought she would insult me and i would sit there and laugh even though it hurt me the most.  As long as I ate… more

BWDWO Sister – Sandra Turner

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“On Aug.4, 2014, I decided to go a journey to lose weight, so I change my eating habits, and started walking every day for a mile, I started to baking my food, eating vegetables, drinking lots of water and exercising, I don’t eat after six. I exercise three times a day. I drink water from six to six. six. ________________________________________________________________________ Do you need a Kick Start but do not know where or how to begin. Check out our eBook. It has over 30 healthy recipes! A 4 week home workout plan! Eating & working out tricks, tips and secrets! Plus… more