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Is working out with your man a good idea or nah?

August 22, 2014

Five weeks ago my husband, Andre, and I started doing P90X together. I had done it alone several years ago and it took me about that long to sell him on the idea of joining me. I love P90X but always thought the workouts were too long, especially the Yoga X, 90 minutes in length, […]

MY NEXT NEW THING

July 18, 2014

I have an intense hungering for anything fitness, health or beauty related. Don’t judge me; I just like knowing what’s going on in that field. I am officially a self- diagnosed “information junkie.” Processing and gathering information is like a high for me. In fitness, I’m always up to trying something new. A few years […]

FED UP

May 9, 2014

While checking emails today I ran across one that I thought was just spam. Upon closer inspection I had run upon a rare gem. It was an email advertising a movie called FED UP. The movie is about revealing food industry lies.  Looks like we’ve been hoodwinked, bamboozled, and all at the sake of our […]

Fast Metabolism Diet-Week Three

March 21, 2014

As I near the end of week three on the Fast Metabolism Diet by Hayle Pomroy, I can’t help but note a significant difference in the way my body feels. Not only am I 6 lbs. lighter but I feel energetic and confident. I don’t feel tempted or controlled by food any longer and Phase […]

Week 1- Fast Metabolism Diet

March 7, 2014

On, Monday, March 3, I started the Fast Metabolism Diet by Haylie Pomroy.  My beginning weight was 159. So far I’ve completed 4 full days. The first 2 days was Phase I, where you can eat lots of good carbs, veggies and proteins.  If you are a fruit lover then you will be in diet […]

THE LAST DIET

February 28, 2014

I’ve jumped on many diet bandwagons, fell off, got back on and kept riding. I have been a human guinea pig for so many fad diets that I realize that I never focused on the process only the end results therefore I missed the education and pleasure of the journey. The very first diet I […]

What’s your workout style?

February 21, 2014

I don’t know about you but my “go to” is cardio. I literally have to make myself hit the weights even though I know how important resistance training is. There is always a sense of dread for me with weight training. I guess it requires more thought and effort. Begrudgingly I make the effort because […]

True Confessions….

February 14, 2014

My name is Venus Styles and I am a grocery store addict. I don’t recall when it all started, but if I had to guess I would say about 3 years ago. Yes, that sounds about right. It happened when I fell in love with Doctor Oz , Dr. Ian Smith, Dr. Andrew Weil and […]

Family Teaching Kitchens

September 18, 2012

The United Way of Metro Nashville is helping families in at-risk neighborhoods develop healthy lifestyles through the United Way Women United in Giving Family Teaching Kitchens initiative! United Way Women United in Giving is partnering with the Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Metro Parks & Recreation, and the Nashville Public Library in a critical […]

From Alpha 2 Omega: A Black Men’s Health Fair – Sat., June 16, 2012 (10am – 2pm)

May 15, 2012

The BAC would like to share with you a letter announcing a great community event that helps our overall goal of living a healthier life! We commend the Alpha Phi Alpha and Omega Psi Phi Fraternities for joining together for such a great cause! Gentlemen keep up the great work! To the BAC (and community […]