Sista Show Off: Fitness/Diet Blogs

| October 14, 2008 | 17 Comments

Welcome to another post from the Sista Show Off series! In this series I like to show some love to other companies, blogs, businesses, organizations or just regular ladies like myself who are paving the way for women everywhere! Let me feature you! Shoot me an email at

As most of you know I have been actively training to run a 5K. I have been serious about fitness since July but I have kicked it up a notch within the past month or so. It is super hard to stay motivated. I can deal with eating healthy but forcing myself to run and sweat and lift weights is totally out of my element. Thank God for blogs like Gaining Beauty while Loosing Booty. This fitness trainer/Mommy really has been wonderful at keeping a beginner like me focused and motivated.

And then there’s the Diet Blog. I check this blog EVERY day. The posts are just as informative as the readers’ comments. The blog authors actually respond to your questions and are extremely helpful.

Talk about about a strong sista! Confessions of a Fitness Diva drops a ton of tips to help tone your flabby parts.

My other favorites include:

These blogs have been instrumental in inspiring me to stick to this new way of living. And don’t think you can’t do it. Had you told me a few months ago that I would be running 3 miles a day, I would have laughed at you. Soon I will be starting the Nike + program (I owe that one to you, Mischo!) and hope to make exercising as normal as breathing. Taking care of our bodies is beauty too!

Any athletes out there? Or anyone else working to loose weight or become more fit? Tell me!!

….and as always, stay beautiful!!

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  1. The Fitness Diva says:

    Hey… I just wanted to stop by and say thanks for the spotlight and the mention. Very much appreciated, and I’m glad you find my blog worth visiting! I’ll drop by to check on you sometime, too.
    Good luck doing your fitness thing…
    it’s not easy, but we’ve gotta do it!

    I’ll keep coming up with the tips, and I’ll be sending you some fierce fitness energy!

    Take care ;)
    F Diva

  2. Traycee says:

    Oh thanks for the links

  3. Askmewhats says:

    thanks for sharing, its difficult to look for useful sites although there’s tons of them out there, :D

  4. B says:

    FD–> Thank you, thank you, thank you! I need all of the energy I can get. Thanks for being quite the inspiration to us "not quite athletic" ladies everywhere!

    Traycee–> No problem! :)

    Nikki–> Exactly! Once I find them I like to share them in hopes that I can help someone else out. Have a beautiful day!

  5. Wes says:

    Excellent post! A girl like me who constangly struggles w/ “gymming it” needs this… thanx!

  6. Amina says:

    thank you! I needed this!!

  7. Mischo Beauty says:

    Goooo B! So very proud of you girl! And you’re right, beauty starts within and your body will love you for this FOREVER!

    Can’t wait to start doing challenges w/ you on! :)

  8. Psyche says:

    Great! I will definitely check these blogs out. Thanks.

  9. ANGELINA says:

    thanks for posting this…i’m gonna check out the blogs! by the way, have you picked out a 5k to run? Are you practicing on a treadmill or running outside? I think I’m gonna sign up for another one in November…you’re inspiring me :)

  10. Brown Girl Gumbo says:

    Thanks for introducing us to these new blogs. I’m not much of a fitness girl, but I should be! :-)

  11. Leo (Healthy Tips For A Healthy Lifestyle) says:

    Thank you very much for the link to my blog! :)
    I’m glad you like it!
    Have a nice day!

  12. PBW says:

    Great sites!

  13. Product Junkie Diva says:

    This is great news B. thanks for doing this post because I did not know about these blogs.

  14. SuzieC says:

    I will definitely be checking these out!

  15. Motorcycle Fairings says:

    amazing! worth checking this out

  16. rmcandlelight says:

    I love love these blogs. I am totally into fitness. Thank you so much.

  17. joshua says:

    I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don’t know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.


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