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Everything you need to know about running for weight loss.

21 01, 2015

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

By | 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 | 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 | 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.

9 01, 2015

My Tips For Choosing the Perfect Cross-Training Shoe

By | January 9th, 2015|Running, Video Vault|17 Comments

Almost everything you need to know about buying your own cross trainers, and which ones I'm rockin' right now.

8 01, 2015

Q&A Wednesday: Overcoming Cardio Fear

By | 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 | 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 | 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 [...]

18 12, 2014

Friday 5: 5 Reasons to Get That Workout Done in the Morning

By | December 18th, 2014|Friday 5, Running|10 Comments

Five reasons to make that workout happen in the AM!

18 12, 2014

Clean Eating Boot Camp: Step 12

By | December 18th, 2014|#ScaleFreeSummer, Clean Eating Boot Camp 2013, Running|6 Comments

Since you should already be planning your meals and keeping a diary of what you eat, this week's going to be easy.

4 12, 2014

Friday 5: 5 Simple Tips For Running Your Best Race

By | December 4th, 2014|Friday 5, Running|6 Comments

Five little things that are often overlooked in preparing for your first race.

14 11, 2014

The 5 Components of a #ScaleFreeSummer: Pleasure and Praxis

By | November 14th, 2014|#ScaleFreeSummer, Running|6 Comments

What role does pleasure play in a #ScaleFreeSummer?

3 11, 2014

Why Exercise Makes You Gain Weight, and How to Change It

By | November 3rd, 2014|Did You Know, Exercise 101, Fat Loss, Running, Tools For Weight Loss|9 Comments

Three scenarios that explain how exercise can result in weight gain, and how you can prevent that.

31 10, 2014

A Few Words on Street Harassment and the Outdoor Exerciser

By | October 31st, 2014|Running, Social Construct|6 Comments

A few thoughts on Hollaback's street harassment video, and the experiences of active women outdoors.

27 10, 2014

5 Reasons Why You Won’t Lose Weight

By | October 27th, 2014|Friday 5, It's All Mental, Running|100 Comments

Consider this my collective screaming, shouting, and fussing because y'all just know you are wrong.

27 10, 2014

Runtober: Running Tips for Big Girls

By | October 27th, 2014|Exercise 101, Running|3 Comments

A few important things for our beloved big girls to keep in mind when it comes to running.

24 10, 2014

5 Quick Questions from YOU, the #bgg2wlArmy!

By | October 24th, 2014|Fat Loss, Friday 5, Running, Strength Training|9 Comments

Y'all had questions, and I had answers. Lots of them. Whoooo, lots of them.

3 10, 2014

Friday 5: 5 Characteristics of a Successful Weight Loss Plan

By | October 3rd, 2014|Friday 5, Running|12 Comments

"To me, if you don't address each of these in any goal to lose weight and live an overall healthier lifestyle that allows for you to ​maintain​ that loss, you're not gonna last."

2 10, 2014

Friday 5: 5 Ways YOU Can Become a Part of #ScaleFreeSummer TODAY!

By | October 2nd, 2014|#ScaleFreeSummer, Friday 5, Running|14 Comments

5 ways you can be a part of #ScaleFreeSummer today... and a little surprise, too!

23 09, 2014

Q&A Wednesday: All About Boobs

By | September 23rd, 2014|Q&A Wednesday, Running, Strength Training|77 Comments

"...How do I reduce the boobies!?"

16 09, 2014

Day 6: Coasting Into Day 7

By | September 16th, 2014|Healthy Eating, My Journey, Running|5 Comments

So... it's Friday. For those who've been following their hardest since Sunday, you're probably feeling the pinch. You're probably recognizing the way your life has changed - how much more time you devote to food; how different your food tastes; how differently your body feels after you eat; how, ahem... regular you are now from [...]