#FancysThoughts: Can I Be Crazy For a Minute?

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A few months ago, I shared what my life is like living with a mental illness in Let’s Be Real Society’s syndicated article “Fresh Air”. While writing my part, I thought nothing of it. I described what it was like Read more

Black Girl Magic: LSU Asst. Professor Uses Technology to Predict Alzheimer’s Disease

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An assistant professor in the Division of Electrical and Computer Engineering,  LaVonda Brown, is said to have discovered a way to predict Alzheimer’s Disease through technology. Brown  came to LSU earlier this year, but through her work for the Emory Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Marquita Wilson

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Marquita Wilson is a fitness inspiration. After the passing of her mother and having to take care of her sister who suffers from Cerebral Palsy, Wilson lost 125 lbs. She was awarded the Caretaker of the Year award in  2016 Read more

Spreading the Light Through Yoga AND Trap Music

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I did a speech about networking over the weekend, and as part of an activity I asked the room if there were any entrepreneurs who liked trap music. For those who raised their hands, I explained that we instantly connected Read more

Curvy Chick Fitness Guide to Running. Your Heart Will Thank You Later.

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  Hello Everyone, A healthy heart is a very important factor in living a long life.  Understanding how movement can change your life and reduce the risk of heart disease and high blood pressure, is an integral part of daily life.  I Read more

#FancysThoughts: When You Learn To Control Your Breathing

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After watching me watch Gabrielle’s SwagHer Fit videos in awe at at her commitment, my boyfriend decided to teach me how to lift weights and began walking (which I already did but have been slacking on due to work) and Read more

SwagHerFit: Episode 4

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Gabby takes us grocery shopping as she shares some healthy food options and the no-no’s we should avoid, while also giving insight on some alternatives we may be interested in exploring. Remember eat this and not that!   Share this:

SwagHer Fit: Episode 3

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Staying true to her word, Gabby shares her CrossFit training experiences with us and discusses why she enrolled in it and how she stays motivated. Do you have any CrossFit tips you care to share with Gabby? Tweet them to Read more

Party in Pink: Making Moves to End Breast Cancer Zumba Party

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New Orleans, LA – Sept. 15, 2016: It’s that time of year again to paint New Orleans PINK as we Party in Pink for a fantastic cause! University of New Orleans’s Party in Pink 2016: Making Moves to End Breast Read more

Body Talk: How To Listen To Your Body 

Do you listen to your body? Tune into the way your body talks to you. It is telling you a variety of things like whether you are:  -getting enough rest and sleep -eating properly -being active enough or too little Too Read more

3 Reasons to Be Proud of Your Blackness This Week

It’s Tuesday, nothing special to our knowledge, but just in case one needs a reason to feel good about being Black this week, or in particular, being a Black woman, here’s three! 13- year old Essynce Moore was named Teenpreneur Read more

TLC’S “CHILLI” AND CURVY CHICK FITNESS TEAM UP FOR THE “BODY CHALLENGE”

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  NEW YORK CITY, NY–Curvy Chick Fitness CEO Charity Lynette, whose weight loss programs have helped countless women of all ages start moving on their personal weight loss journeys, reached out to Chilli of the world famous pop trio TLC, Read more

Moving Spotlight: Ida Keeling 100 and Still Running

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Ida Keeling is 100 years old, almost 4’3” and 83 lbs, and she still runs races and marathons. Although she says she was not very athletic in her younger years, Keeling began running at the age of 67.  while dealing Read more

Trackbaby001 leaves LFL, Returns to Track!

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Santia Deck aka “The Queen of Abs/ Trackbaby001″  has decided to leave the  Legends Football League’s  team, The  Atlanta Steam . Santia’s super speed is what caught the attention of the LFL and has lead her back to her first love, Track. However, Read more

The Fit: Couple Teams Up To Instruct Double Dutch Aerobics

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SwagHer interviews husband and wife duo/owners of Double Dutch Aerobics, Sean and Michelle Clark. Fancy: What did each of you do prior to instructing? Michelle: Before starting Double Dutch Aerobics I was an actress in NYC with features on SNL, Read more

Quick Read: 5 Foods That Jumpstart Your Morning

Looking for foods to jumpstart these new cold mornings and get you going? Greek yogurt- double the protein than regular or light yogurt which leaves you feeling fuller longer  Bananas-  good source of potassium,  lowers blood pressure  Almond butter- good Read more

3 Tips For Building Your Immune System Through Your Diet

  It is that time of the year. Fall is here, and cold and flu season is upon us. If you are a busybody like most of us are now days, you know how important it is to keep your Read more