On this week's episode, we're talking about the direct effects of heart health you the Fit Black Queens Community. 1 in 5 Black women are aware and take preventative for their heart health. We're breaking statistics and having a conversation on how heart health personally has affected the Fit Black Queens.
In this episode, the Fit Black Queens interview Dr. Patricia N. Whitley-Williams, President of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Infectious Diseases and Associate Dean of Inclusion and Diversity at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Dr. Whitley-Williams shares information about the COVID-19 vaccine, including an explanation of how the vaccine works, and why it's important to get both the flu and COVID-19 vaccine this year.
Read NFID's latest report, National Survey: Black Adult Perspectives on COVID-19 and Flu Vaccines.
On this week's episode the Queens' interview Lizelle Jackson. Lizelle has been an athlete and avid outdoor person her whole life. She competed at the collegiate level in both volleyball and soccer and played volleyball professionally in Switzerland for 4 years. She spent the 9 years working as an active travel guide leading hiking and cycling adventures in over 15 countries around the world. When the pandemic ground her stateside, she helped co-found Color the Water, an organization that provides free surf lessons to the BIPOC communities of Los Angeles. She is also a member of Team Onyx, the first all-black adventure racing team.
In this week's episode, we're talking about financial literacy in the Black community. Join us for a candid conversation about money!
And speaking of money... Do you need some new fitness gear? From February 1, 2021 through February 8, 2021, Handful (https://handful.com/) is offering 30% off ALL leggings. Use the code LEG DAY at checkout!
On this week's episode we're putting together our favorite songs to get hyped at the gym. We'd love for you to add to our playlist. Go to Spotify. Follow and add to our list. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6dTDpyzESb06pjOkXlwB7z?si=YR3X4xT4T_KGeMrugGWpBw
In this week’s episode. We share stories and tips on how to eat healthy on a budget. Also, check out this list of the Clean 5 and Dirty Dozen www.ewg.org/foodnews and join our Fit Black Queens Insiders group on Facebook (www.facebook.com/fitblackqueensinsider).
Join the Fit Black Queens as they create their vision boards.
De @faithfueledmom shares how she created her vision board using the feng shui method. You will need a poster board, straight edge, glue, and magazine clippings. If you created your vision board using the feng shui method or completed your vision board using another method, the queens would love to see it. Post your boards on social media using the hashtag #FBQVISIONS
On this week's episode of the Fit Black queens Podcast the Queen's are sipping on Holiday tea mocktails gifted from Organic India USA. Join us as we play the fun drinking game "Would you rather" and get some mocktail recipe inspiration. J'que's Raspberry Mocktail Tulsi Organic India Tea, Beet root powder,
Almond milk, Raspberry Sugar Free Syrup. De's Blood Orange Tea & Tonic Organic India's Lemon Ginger Tulsi Tea, Tonic Water, Blood Orange Juiced, Cinnamon rimmed with Organic India's Psyllium Husk Powder Tikima's I made two
Hibiscus and Cinnamon Mocktail
Organic India Tulsi Hibiscus
Homemade cinnamon brown sugar simple syrup
Alexis' Ginger Raspberry Lemon Sangria Mocktail
Organic India Tulsi Focus Raspberry and Lemon
Ginger Simple Syrup
In this week’s episode, the Queens interview Master Pilates Trainer Lencola Green. Lencola Green has been a Pilates Instructor for over 20 years. Lencola feels that everyone can benefit from Pilates with her combination of Pilates exercises, therapeutic techniques, and integrated modalities. She focuses on postpartum recovery by giving a thorough assessment of postural deviations, physical abilities, and personal traits/habits that may be affecting goal achievement. Lencola also emphasizes core training before core strengthening so that her clients are recruiting muscles efficiently.
Pilates found Lencola in 2002 and shortly after started a teacher-training program at Push Pilates. The program required over 900 hours of Pilates training on the Reformer, Cadillac, Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector, Tower, Chair, Mat, Props, and Post-Rehabilitation/Special Needs Population.13:01
Lencola Green (4:10)
Finding Pilates (5:08)
Difference between Pilates and Yoga (7:01)
Pilates Equipment (9:16)
Chair and Barrel (13:01)
Pilates Rings (15:44)
Meghan Markel does Pilates (17:10)
What to look for in a Pilates class? (18:10)
Being Black in Pilates (19:10)
800 Black Pilates Instructors (19:40)
Being a Pilates Mentor (28:00)
Teacher Training Program for Black People (29:00)
Black to Pilates Launch (29:49)
You can connect with Lencola.
Join her Black to Pilates Program at www.Capilates.com
The queens discuss their winter wardrobe must haves.
They share tips on how to stay warm during cold weather while running, hiking, swimming, cycling and swimming .
CHECK OUT ALEXIS’S GUIDE TO HIKING: https://www.flecksoflex.com/2016/01/what-to-wear-on-winter-hike.html?m=1
WANT TO TRY FABLETICS? Check out the link below:
BLACK OWNED RUN MITTS COMPANY MENTIONED:
World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign focusing on diabetes mellitus and is held on 14 November each year. On this week's episode the Queens interview Alexis Newman, RD,LDN. Type 1 Diabetic and Registered Dietitian about the facts and myths of diabetes and how to live an active life with diabetes. Connect with Alexis Newman on. IG:
Or for Nutrition education: IG @Alexis_M_Newman
Here are some great resources for black/brown folks and diabetes.
FB: Dope Diabetic Girls Club
IG: Black Diabetic Info
Eating Disorder Support:
In this episode, we are sharing tips and tricks of adopting a daily oral health care routine. Join us for the conversation. Your oral care is included in your wellness and important to help. We discuss:
Tongue Scraping (3:13)
Toothbrush Bristles (5:03)
Where to get cinnamon oil? (6:30)
Gum massaging (11:45-14:45)
It’s Chelsea gave us tips on Oil Pulling and tongue scraping (14:59)
Oil Pulling with Cinnamon Oil (15:34)
What is Oil Pulling? (16:05)
Oil Pulling is not Science supported (16:32)
Oil Pulling with Sesame Oil (18:26)
Ritual of Oil health (18:40)
Oil Pulling Challenge (19:27)
Don’t Spit out oil in the sink (20:20)
Ayurvedic Practices (20:50)
Tools for Oral Care (21:34)
Types of Toothpaste (22:42)
Bristle Type (23:04)
Types of Natural Whitening toothpaste (23:44)
Improved health and mood (27:37)
Wearing a mask and oral care (35:32)
During the colder months your skin can take a beating. This week the queens are sharing how they go from Ashy To Classy with our retreat sponsors Kari Gran and Follain. Shop our fav’s at https://karigran.com and https://follain.com
In this episode, the Queens are sharing tips on how to stay fit while recovering from an injury. Want to be apart of our insider Facebook group?
Check out De’s YouTube channel for some exercise ideas.
Do you have a green thumb? Whether the answer is yes, no, or unsure, you don't want to miss this gardening episode! The Fit Black Queens discuss how to get started with gardening, the benefits of growing your own produce, and how you can garden whether you're in a house or an apartment building.
Thinking of starting a yoga practice but don't know where to start? The queens have you covered. In this episode, the queens are sharing tips to assist you with your yoga practice. We discuss choosing the perfect format, yoga mat, and to dressing for your first class.
In this episode, the queens discuss dating while in the fitness industry from a single, engaged, and married point of view. From guys being intimidated to approach the single ladies of the group to dating your spouse, we talk about it all.
Want to try the 60-minute full-body workout with The Fit Black Queens discussed? Check Out Our Power Hour! https://www.facebook.com/FitBlackQueens/videos/762510781163417
Tonisia Billups is a running coach certified with Road Runners Club of America, and an ambassador for Black Girls Run!Tonisia, however, has created her own challenges to help keep herself physically active to include a 40 to 40 challenge, which consisted of completing 40 official races within 12mths, from her 39th Birthday to help user in her 40th birthday, to taking on more universal challenges like the 50 States Club, 7 Continents Club, and completing the World Majors Marathons 6th Stars. Learn how she did it on this weeks Episode.
On the season finale of the Fit Black Queens Podcast, the co-hosts share their lessons learned, highlights, and favorite guests from the first season. Originally produced on Facebook Live, they also field listener questions. Tune in for smiles, laughs, and the inside scoop!
Realizing that healthy lifestyles have a great importance in our psychological and physical wellness, Kia and Nekol realized there was a void in the activewear market for socially conscious women and working mothers. Nekol has a background in art and design while Kia has a background in fitness and personal training. “There were few images of women that looked like us in the market, and there were few designs that represented our culture and heritage”. So, in the spirit of creation these Queens decided to embark on a journey birthing their own inspirational activewear brand Glamourina
On this episode, the Queens talk about building and finding your own fitness community. What should you look for? How do you find one? Find out how the Queens tapped into their communities to spread the fitness love.
On this episode, the Fit Black Queens interview plant-based public health nutritionist and clean beauty expert Chelsea Williams of That's Chelsea. She shares clean beauty tips, including how to start a clean beauty journey, products she recommends for skin and care, and her skincare routine.
On this weeks Episode of Fit Black Queens podcast. We are reminiscing on our Funniest Fitness Moments. Let's laugh together as we share some hilarious moments we've had as Trainer and Instructor. We'd love to hear your funny fitness moments. Tag us and share
On this week's episode, the queens are talking all about green living. How have you "greened" your lifestyle? Have you ever been a victim of greenwashing? Hear about each of the queens' green lifestyle journey, and learn some tools to search for green products.
EWG Healthy Living
One of the keys to success in fitness and in life generally is developing routines. On this week's episode, the queens share how their routines have changed over the last month. Learn some tips on how to tweak your routine while still managing and accomplishing goals.
How has your routine evolved over the last month?
This week, the queens discus one of the most controversial topics in our community when it comes to fitness: hair. Has your hair ever kept you from a workout? Are you curious how black fitness pros deal with all of that sweat all of the time? Listen in to hear part 1 of this important topic.
On this week's episode, the Fit Black Queens interviewed Ginger Harper of The Ginger Marie Blog. They spoke about how to stay authentic in the social media era, keeping your recipes fresh and exciting, and the life of a food blogger.
On this episode, the Queens share how they're getting creative with fitness while they're unable to go to the gym and physically work with clients the way they would have been able to just a week ago. They're challenging each other to try something new this week, PLUS they have a challenge for all of their listeners! New this week: The Fit Black Queens #PowerHour! Visit the fitblackqueens page on Instagram to learn more!
It's crazy out here in these streets and we have a special episode of The Fit Black Queens Podcast, the queens discuss how COVID-19 is affecting their communities, how to take care of your mental health while you're in isolation, and health and fitness resources to help you keep moving forward in your wellness journey.
How are you being impacted by this pandemic? Are there any organizations in your community that are doing excellent work to help others during this time? Send us a voice message and/or share your thoughts with us on social media!
This week, the queens are talking about representation in the fitness industry. From the marketing of activewear lines to group fitness classes, we want to know: Does the industry reflect the diversity we experience in our everyday lives?
"Body positivity is a social movement rooted in the belief that all human beings should have a positive body image, while challenging the ways in which society presents and views the physical body."
On this week's episode of the Fit Black Queens Podcast, Adina (Deanie the Yogini) @mrsgoody2shoes , Alexis (Flecks of Lex) @flecksoflex , De (Faith Fueled Mom) @faithfueledmom , and Tikima (Tikima Renee Fitness) @tikimareneefitness discuss their experiences with this movement.
What's your take on the Body Positive Movement? Join the conversation by messaging us on social media or leaving a voice note:
Looking to start getting into fitness but worried that it's "too late" to start?
On this week's episode of the Fit Black Queens Podcast, Adina (Deanie the Yogini), Alexis (Flecks of Lex), De (Faith Fueled Mom), J'Que (J'Que Now), and Tikima (Tikima Renee Fitness) are joined by Shera Strange (Miss Strange Fitness) for a discussion on fitness over 50 and reversing negative health indicators with lifestyle changes.
How old were you when started on your fitness journey? What's holding you back from starting? Join in the conversation by messaging us on social media or by leaving a voice note:
When was the last time you took time out for self-care? What does "self-care" even mean?
On this week's episode of the Fit Black Queens Podcast, De (Faith Fueled Mom), Tikima (Tikima Renee Fitness), and Alexis (Flecks of Lex) are joined by Sandrell Bentley (Natural Fly Diva) for a discussion on taking time to take care of yourself.
How do you practice self-care? Join in the conversation by messaging us on social media or by leaving a voice note: https://anchor.fm/fitblackqueens/message
As active women, we live in our Sports Bra, but not all sports bra are equal. Join the conversation with Adina, Alexis, De, Jque, and Tikima as we share our perspectives on finding the perfect sports bra.