Author: afrogirlfitness

“I’ve tried everything to lose weight” Don’t quit, try this

Name: Gabrielle Joy Age: 21 From: Brooklyn, NY. Occupation: 2nd Year Medical Student at SUNY Upstate Medical University Stats: SW: 242 | CW: 177 | GW: 160 | 5’10” I grew up my whole life morbidly obese. 230 lbs at the age of 11. I tried EVERYTHING under the sun — track, swimming lessons, weight loss camp, you name it! I’ve been on my “fitness journey” since I was 11! Still even in my last year of undergrad, at 21 years old I was at my peak, 242lbs and size 16-18, XL, height: 5’10 Going vegan for weight loss Fast...

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New Workout Song Alert: Ciara & Tekno’s “Freak Me”

After taking a break following the birth of her second son, 32- year-old Ciara is back and dropping hits! It’s no doubt what they say is true; ‘motherhood is a new capacity to showcase your dopeness’ “Level Up” was her first release from her album which is set to release later this year. Level-up is upbeat and would fall in the category of workout songs guaranteed to keep you pumped. Super fit Ciara seems to have us in mind as she recently released another funky fresh tune “Freak Me”  a collaboration with Nigerian artist, Tekno. If you’re one of...

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3 Easy and Delicious High Protein Vegan Salads

If you’ve been into fitness long enough or even recently joined a gym, then protein is one of those things you’ve heard about. Protein is important in body building, but besides protein being the building block of muscles, it is also essential for brain function, it stabilizes your blood sugar levels, improve your ability to learn and concentrate, reduce brain fog, boost your energy levels, support your muscles and bones and support the absorption of important nutrients (more about protein here). Foods that comprise the protein group are highly satiating which is why incorporating protein in your diet will...

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Patricia Bright on getting Liposuction after baby: “I was never someone who embraced my body very much”

31- year-old Patricia Bright is a popular Nigerian fashion and beauty Blogger/Vlogger based in London. In 2015 after much speculation from watchful fans, Patricia was forced to post a video in 2017 admitting she had her boobs enlarged. A lot of her fans were quite supportive of her but others berated her as they felt she was contradicting herself by preaching “embrace the body you have” and then getting herself a breast augmentation. Understandably fans were aggrieved because Patricia always talked about loving yourself and working with what you’ve got. In this video she talks about her recent body...

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Standford student Tae shares her journey from cancer to gym bunny

Tae is 21 years old, from Los Angeles, California. She is currently a full-time student at Stanford University studying Human Biology as a pre-med and in the process of applying to medical school. At 9 years old she was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, a rare and aggressive blood cancer. For Tae, fitness has given her control over her health and body. Tae is putting in hours at the gym and in the library.  Her positive mind-set and outlook to life is so inspiring. We connected with her to learn more about her journey from Cancer to gym bunny....

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