Health and Fitness

My Day at Cross Fit: Yoga Replacement?

Most of you regulars know that my diet choice is primarily paleo–based on the dietary theory that humans operate at their optimal level when we ...
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Young, Beautiful, Sexy, Talented, Accomplished and...

Both Fawn Stone and Lakesha Yvette Walker were featured as singles on Interracial Marriage and Family, formerly Swirling and Marriage.  I have not be...
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Yes You Can Grow Life-Sustaining Greens in the Dea...

Right now, Temecula is under a freeze advisory, which is pretty unusual for Southern California. I’m mildly concerned about my fall garden, beca...
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Former Naysayer Takes Health in Her Own Hands and ...

Got this note from a longtime reader and Facebook friend, Amber McDowell a few months ago… I remember a post you wrote about black women needing...
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Healthy and Filling Pre-Holiday Smoothie

It’s Thanksgiving eve and the mass execution of turkeys is done, and the carcass safely nestled in your refrigerator. But before you gorge yours...
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Matthew’s Weight Loss Journey: “I Was ...

My name is Matthew – and I’m regular member of the Beyond Black and White Community on Facebook, the Beyond Black and White Google Plus Hangout Gr...
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Obesity Wins Again. My Half-Sister Is Dying.

People often wonder why I cover the minefield that is black women and obesity. It stems from experience, watching my mother and half-sister eat, and e...
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Ferguson, MO Reminds Parents With Black Autistic Y...

In light of the recent events surrounding the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri I again have to face one of my worst nightmares. Although m...
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Want Creamy (Yet Firm) Thighs? This Yoga Pose is f...

The thighs are one of the largest muscles in the body. Aging and inactivity cause the muscles to slack and fat to pucker. If you’re not trying t...
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Want Strong Hair and Great Skin? Antioxidant-Rich ...

I’ve been using Neocell’s Beauty Infusion powdered collagen and loving the results. To see previous posts on Neocell, click here. The comp...
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Yoga Poses to Trim The Love Handles Right Off

Building upon the previous yoga poses to target problem areas, take a gander at how side plank can trim off and tone those love handles. But it must b...
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If You’re Single….Get a Dog!

I can’t say that I share your frustration with being incapable of meeting people nor finding men. Seriously folks, if you are serious about find...
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Yoga for Weight Loss: Hit All the Major Muscle Gro...

I’m a firm believer that yoga is the world’s most perfect exercise. It relaxes, detoxifies, and tones. Put some pep into it and it can eve...
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Man Candy Monday: Able Bodied Men

From time to time it assists one’s palate to try new things. You who sit and drool over traditional favorites and refuse to consider anything ou...
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