Erika Nicole Kendall’s A Black Girl’s Guide to Weight Loss – A Blog for Natural Weight Loss, Clean Eating, Fitness, and Positive Body Image 2017-06-10T11:18:02+00:00
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#metoo: Sexual Violence, and the Axis of Power

October 17th, 2017|0 Comments

How I contend with being a survivor of being multiple experiences with sexual violence, and what I think prevents us from decreasing the likelihood it'll happen again.

Q&A Wednesday: I Need Motivation, Motivation, Motivation!

October 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Q: After a few weeks of eating healthy and perhaps including some exercise, I find it hard to maintain motivation, and even falling off the wagon for a few days can reverse what little ground I have gained...

Is There Such Thing as Too Much Cardio For Weight Loss?

October 10th, 2017|0 Comments

YES YES YES. There is such a thing as too much cardio, especially when we're talking about targeting for weight loss.

What Did Your Mother Teach You About Living Healthily?

September 26th, 2017|2 Comments

The food landscape is different, and our children have different challenges to face. What did you learn as a kid? What would you change?

Q&A Wednesday: How and Why I Chose to Abstain From Sex

September 20th, 2017|1 Comment

Q: Hey I've been a big fan of your blog for a while. I remember you mentioning that you went through a period of self imposed celibacy in order to find out who you were [...]

What Do You Learn About Food…When You Grow Up Without It?

September 19th, 2017|1 Comment

Exploring when and where I learned the instantly gratifying feeling of overeating, and why I think overeating is so common.

Non-Scale Victories Produce On-Scale Victories

September 14th, 2017|0 Comments

This round, on my weight loss journey, I rarely check the scale. Here's what I check instead, and why.

4 Places Sugar Hides to Trigger Cravings and Sabotage Weight Loss

September 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Sugar hides everywhere. It triggers your cravings. It slowly eats away at your soul. Here are a few places to find it, destroy it, and win the war against the ever-pervasive enemy.

Q&A Wednesday: Motivation, Motivation, Motivation

September 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Q: After a few weeks of eating healthy and perhaps including some exercise, I find it hard to maintain motivation, and even falling off the wagon for a few days can reverse what little ground I have gained...

Q&A Wednesday: How To Handle Rude Questions About My Weight Loss

July 12th, 2017|1 Comment

Q: You see, my family is mostly slim women - I was the odd one. So my relative Who was skinny all her life, asked me over dinner " how you keep small ? That is what you eat ?" ... I was lost for words her intentions were not good, she was being rude as she was not looking for help/ advice

5 Facts to Help Get Your Tummy on Flat-Flat

July 11th, 2017|7 Comments

I think there's a lot of misconceptions about what it actually takes to get and keep a flat tummy. Let's change that.

Fit Gear Review: The CitrusZinger and TeaZinger Help You Hydrate Deliciously

July 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

The water bottle, a personal favorite of mine, gets an upgrade with fancy new attachments, AND a tea-based alternative.

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Hi, I'm Erika! Lovingly known as Evil Fitness Barbie or The Fitness Fairy Godmother, I'm a wife and mother of two (!) who has gone from couch potato to NASM-certified trainer, with specialties in weight loss, women's fitness, and nutrition.

Oh, and I also lost 170lbs on my own through diet and exercise. Read more about that here.

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