As a Black woman, you carry the world on your shoulders. You’re an advocate, mother, wife, sister and so much more to everyone else. The demands of your life can increase stress, anxiety and depression if you don’t learn how to set clear boundaries and make time for self-care on your terms.
As a “Strong Black” woman you have been taught that being strong on a consistent basis is a good thing. In more ways than one is this cultural norm leading to poor health outcomes for Black women including increases in mental, physical and emotional burnout. Learning how to take time for self-care shows the world that your health and well-being matter too.
Burning stubborn body fat is possible if you know how to use stored body fat as energy and how to increase your energy expenditure through regular physical activity or exercise. However, you can’t spot reduce or instruct your body to only burn fat in one area of your body. Biologically, your body uses stored fat cells as energy based on the demands you place on your body.
Starting a fitness training routine can be exciting and confusing at the same time. For many, not knowing where or how to start their fitness training routine leaves them feeling stuck with limited motivation. We shed light on how to get started on your fitness routine with our five fitness tips.
If you’re a woman who’s new to fitness training and looking forward to reaching your fitness training goals by working out at the gym, learning the unspoken rules of the gym is very important to your overall gym success. Use these tips to help you enjoy your time and workouts at the gym.