I learned a quick and dirty lesson—well, five of 'em—about not only depression, but the way we talk and think about it.
Q: I come home late from work, around 12 in the morning and I always crave rice! I will eat bowls of plain rice with soy sauce or whatever I can find in the kitchen! I'm pretty sure this is the cause for my weight gain. I've tried preparing meals ahead of time but I will still reach for the rice AFTER i eat the planned meal. Help :(
A massive collection of tips and resources to help you eat healthily, and do it on the cheap!
Q: Erika help!!!! i love my man but i need him to workout with me! he just doesn't enjoy it the way that i do and it worries me because i want us to grow old and healthy together!
One black woman's bout with post-partum depression, and how she is evolving from 'strong black woman' into 'resilient black woman.'
A quick look at my haul from Forever 21's athleticwear line, an accessible, affordable, and cute collection of workout gear!
Q: Can you help me understand what it means to be healthy while pregnant?
You cannot starve yourself into fat loss. You cannot cardio yourself to death for fat loss. You cannot only eat chicken breasts for the rest of your life. And that's just the start of it.
Q: How many times a week do you need to do each type of workout to have it be worthwhile? I don't want to waste my money if...
A reluctance to protect the planet is very much tied into a reluctance to protect our economy, and the people who contribute to it. This series defines sustainability, and makes a case for why we need it.
Not very legit at all, really. Phrases such as “clinically proven” or “dermatologist approved” have little meaning, because...
"She gained like 55 pounds in 9 months [...] she was like an 'eating machine' [...] I guess she ate a lot of everything."
5 tips to help you control your portions, feel satisfied, and still shed the unwanted pounds.
The difficult thing about doctors prescribing low-carb diets to reverse conditions like diabetes? Most people struggle with sticking to them.
Q: I not only hit my goal, but I am 15lbs below it...and now I don't know what to do! I don't know what to focus on! I don't know how to handle the attention! Help!
Q: Erika, I'm 300+ right now and I really want to get in better shape but I know I can't run and I'm starting to get scared. What if the zombies come and I can't save myself! Ha ha ha just kidding, but I need to know. Can I really walk off the weight?
The lawsuit alleged the company lied about its products' ability to burn fat. The company settled the $5 million class action lawsuit out of court.
Since I missed my ability to present at the 2016 Women's Fitness Summit about culturally-sensitive nutrition guidance, I decided to blog it instead!
Live video to give you a look at what Teyana does during her workouts to get and keep the body we saw in Kayne West's 'Fade' video.
A beginner's guide to understanding flexibility, and how to improve it step by step, begins with a basic question: what does it mean to be flexible?