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21 01, 2015

Erika’s Guide to Layering for Cold Weather Running #MakeYourMove

By | 2017-06-10T11:21:02+00:00 January 21st, 2015|Fashionably Fit, Fit Gear Reviews, Running|1 Comment

How to layer in the cold, plus personal recommendations from my own closet! And a bonus selfie of my WHAT IS WITH THE WEATHER?! face!

20 01, 2015

Friday 5: Five Reasons Why Losing The Final 15lbs Can Be Just As Hard As Losing The First 150

By | 2017-06-10T11:21:03+00:00 January 20th, 2015|Fat Loss, Friday 5, Running|26 Comments

For ANYONE who's trying to lose weight...whenever you experience that plateau, it's time to regroup.

16 01, 2015

This Girl Can, Campaign Promoting Fitness for All Women, Meets Criticism

By | 2017-06-10T11:21:07+00:00 January 16th, 2015|Beauty, Body Image, Running, The Op-Eds|11 Comments

An empowering campaign met with criticism from people who call themselves feminists? Ya don't say.

8 01, 2015

Putting All Your Faith In Fitness

By | 2017-06-10T11:21:34+00:00 January 8th, 2015|It's All Mental, Strength Training|50 Comments

You know, I get it. If I'm having a long day, I may forget to eat. That hunger hits me. I wander over to the donut table in the break room. I take the first bite... and the angels sing. The chain of events is something like this: The problem presents itself. I [...]

8 01, 2015

Q&A Wednesday: Overcoming Cardio Fear

By | 2017-06-10T11:21:34+00:00 January 8th, 2015|Q&A Wednesday, Running|22 Comments

Q: In one of your posts you mentioned a fear of having your heart rate go to high. I've always felt uncomfortable and kind of afraid when my heart beats "too fast," but how fast I consider too fast is completely in my head and based on a lifelong avoidance of exercise. Can you speak [...]

6 01, 2015

Q&A Wednesday: Unsupportive Friends Tell Me “Live A Little!”

By | 2017-06-10T11:21:36+00:00 January 6th, 2015|Q&A Wednesday, Running|33 Comments

In my post titled "Handling Unsolicited Advice and 'Big Girl Guilt'", I got this comment that I've been saving... ooooh, have I been saving it. Q: I usually don’t comment, but some recent events in my life have lead me to seek the advice of others. Since the beginning of the year I [...]

1 01, 2015

The BGG2WL 2015 State of the Blog Address

By | 2017-06-10T11:21:37+00:00 January 1st, 2015|About The Site, Running|16 Comments

TL;DR: I did and learned a LOT this year, and now big changes are in store for us! Fill out this survey so that I can better understand your wants and needs, and so I can help make A Black Girl's Guide to Weight Loss the best health and fitness community on the web! Ladies [...]