July Playlist: CLASSIC ROCK

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  There’s nothing better than hearing your favorite workout song just as you are about to sprint that last half mile or complete your final set of reps. Music is one of those things that can help you dig a little deeper, run a little bit faster and work a little bit harder! For this month’s playlist we’ve gone […]

Music Matters! #ConnectedLife LUNCHTIME Chat 7/21 2pm EST

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    Music matters when it comes to fitness! Many of us can’t imagine getting through a tough workout without our favorite tunes. What are your favorite beats to fuel your fitness? What music apps and accessories can you not live without? And how does music affect your athletic performance? Join our LUNCHTIME chat as […]

35 Paleo-Friendly Recipes

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  What is the paleo diet all about you ask? It actually dates way back to caveman times, but is a rather new lifestyle in today’s day and age. The paleo diet consists of what cavemen were able to hunt and find on their own. So about those Lucky Charms? Not so fast! More like […]

Kettlebell Style Variations

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  Almost everyone who picks up a kettlebell starts off by trying the Two Hand Swing. This is a basic foundation exercise but there is more than one way it can be done. This is a great move for beginners to learn because it teaches them how to create momentum versus slow and steady controlled movements […]

Get Ready to #LetYourselfGlow: Twitter Chat 7/16 9pm EST

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    Heather, Kasey and Katie want to know: Are you ready to get your GLOW on? Are you ready to live your purpose? Are you ready to let yourself fearlessly glow, for the world to see? FitFluential Ambassadors Heather Waxman, Kasey Arena, and Katie Gagliano are the ladies of GLOW: no, not the gorgeous […]

We’re Talking Music & Fitness! #ConnectedLife Chat 7/14 9pm EST

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    Music and fitness go together like peanut butter and jam! The right beat can be the right motivation to get you moving and keep you moving. Great music can also help you establish a pace or keep you distracted so that workouts feel easier and the time just flies by. Join us as […]

20 Healthy Ways to Make Chicken Breast

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  Healthy doesn’t have to be boring, especially when it comes to chicken breast entrees! A little fresh flavor can go a long way. Did you know that 4 oz. of lean chicken breast (about the size of a deck of cards) has a whopping 36 grams of protein in comparison to 4 oz. of […]

The Ultimate Strength Workout Round-Up

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  Want to tone, tighten, and build muscle? Then, it’s time to amp up your strength workouts! We’ve rounded up 28 awesome strength training workouts from the FitFluential Ambassadors. In this round-up you will find workouts for all body parts and levels. Have a good sweat and most importantly, have fun while doing it! Photo […]

Taking to the Trails: #BlazeNewTrails Chat with @MizunoRunning 7/8 9pm EST

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    Ask someone who’s taken to the trails, and they’ll tell you that trail running is good for the body AND soul. It’s an escape from the everyday hustle and bustle, a way to decrease stress on your mind and those joints. Plus, taking some runs on an uneven surface can make you a […]

20 Refreshing Recipes Using Fruit

20 Refreshing Fruit Recipes

  This time of year we just can’t get enough fruit with our meals. It’s plentiful in the summer, and higher temps mean lighter fare tastes better. Chances are you already have your favorite ways to enjoy delicious fresh fruit, but we wanted to give you some additional inspiration. How do we love fruit? Let […]

Tech To-Go: #ConnectedLife Lunchtime Twitter Chat 7/7 2pm EST

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    Remember when you lugged around a clunky laptop, a “boom box,” an SLR camera and a ton of lenses? How many of you recall “brick” cell phones or the ones that you kept charged in a box in your car— and then driving around until you found a signal so you could actually […]

Fitness with a Friend: #PropelFit Chat 7/1 9pm EST

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    Everything’s more fun with a friend! But not only do friends make fitness more fun, they can help you push harder, run longer, and exercise more safely. Check out our list of the benefits of not sweating solo. Last month, the Propel Add Flavor Challenge challenged the #PropelFit Ambassadors to try a new fitness […]

July Challenge- #FFPushUp

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  31 push-ups a day for 31 days, yes you can! For the July Fitness Challenge, we have teamed up with partner, Zensah, and are challenging the FitFluential Community to push-up every single day in the month of July. 2 winners will receive Zensah swag and bragging rights (enter below)! Use the #FFPushUp hashtag on […]

Vacation and Travel: #ConnectedLife Chat 6/30 9pm EST

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    How do you stay connected when you’re on the go? What are your favorite travel apps? Do you leave the workplace behind while on vacation?   It’s amazing how travel-friendly the tech life has become! We can work while at the pool, listen to music on the beach, share photos instantly from mountaintops. […]

Main Dishes, Sides, Drinks & Dessert: 27 Recipes for Your 4th of July

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  Fireworks, fireflies, and long days; it’s summertime and the living is easy! The 4th of July is one of the best times to gather your friends and and family together for a BBQ. The weather is perfect, so crank up the grill, pour the lemonade and let’s celebrate the red, white and blue with delicious food […]

22 Cool Drinks for Hot Summer Days

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  Did you know that Saturday was the longest day of the year? Or should we say lightest. The summer solstice happens on June 21st marking the first day of summer! What better way to celebrate all that sunshine than with cool, refreshing drinks! We’ve pulled together some of our favorite alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage […]

15 HIIT and Tabata Workouts

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  PHOTO CREDIT: PurelyTwins.com and KatrinaElle.com   No more looooooooong cardio sessions! The focus of HIIT and TABATA style workouts is short, sweet and intense training sessions. It’s all about a period of work – at an intense level – followed by a period of rest. Research has shown these types of workouts to be […]

The Ultimate Yogi Backstory: Part 2

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    You can read Part 1 of how the Ultimate Yogi came to be here. I was on the island, Koh Lanta, when the Tsunami of 2005 hit. Koh Lanta is this beautiful little island in between Phuket (mainland) and Phi Phi Island. As I was walking to my beachfront bungalow from the road, the […]