We’re Talking Precovery and Recovery! #RecoverWithRed Chat 8/27 9pm EST

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    How do you reduce workout pain and soreness? What can you do before working out… to help you recover more quickly afterward? Are there ways to hasten recovery after a particularly tough workout?   We’re talking about precovery and recovery with our sponsor @ChooseCherries, the Cherry Marketing Institute. Did you know that tart cherries have [...]

How Do You Prepare for a Workout? #BSN Chat 8/26 9pm EST

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    Consistently pushing just a little bit further in your workout can mean significant gains over time. How do you prepare for a workout so you can lift more, push further? How do you stay mentally motivated to keep going? And what defines a successful workout to you? We’ll cover these questions plus discuss [...]

Tech Tips for the Connected Traveler: #ConnectedLife Chat 8/25 9pm EST

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    Mobile tech has made our lives more convenient in so many ways, but especially when it comes to travel! No more being stranded by a missed connection or needing quarters to call for a ride. No more wondering why the train is late and how much later it might be. And no more [...]

Poll: Where Do You Work Out?

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      Do you need to feel the wind on your face? Or do you prefer the quiet morning hours right in your own home? We’re curious to know where our FitFluential peeps prefer to work out— let us know where we can most often find you getting your sweat on!   online poll by [...]

Keeping Up with Fitness While Traveling: #ChevyFitTrip Chat 8/19 9pm EST

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    We have the best of intentions, right? But it can be hard to find the motivation or energy to stick to our exercise routine or healthy diet once we’re on the road or on vacation. What are your best tips and tricks for staying healthy and active when you’re away from home? Let [...]

Get Ready for Fall, Football and More: #ConnectedLife Chat 8/18 2pm EST

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      Are you ready for some football… and all of the other awesome things you associate with fall? How are you planning to spend your remaining days of summer? How does your mobile device help you stay connected to what’s going on so you can get the most of your days?   Join us [...]

Healthy Options on the Go: #GetYourVeggieOn Chat 8/15 3:30pm EST

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sponsored by SUBWAY®   You’ve heard it time and time again… abs are made in the kitchen. But you’re not always in your kitchen. You’re on the road or at work; on vacation or just on your way (and quite possibly running late). And too-frequent takeout can take its toll on your wallet and your [...]

5 Tips for Healthy Eating On-The-Go

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   sponsored by Subway   1. Mind over matter.  When you’re traveling, or just navigating through your daily to-do list of responsibilities, you’re encountering stress. Many of us ‘stress eaters’ turn to food in times like these. Chances are, the choices of a stress-eater will not be ideal for your health. When you feel your blood [...]

Ask Us Anything #AskFF

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    What’s the best time of day to work out? What foods should I avoid when trying to lose weight? How about working out on an empty stomach—yes or no? Which exercises will help me perform better in sports?   Ever wanted to ask a question of an expert in the field of health and fitness? [...]

How Do You #PrepareToPerform? Twitter Chat 8/13 9pm EST

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    Performance, whether it’s in the gym or in life, takes planning and preparation. How do YOU prepare to perform? In what ways do you act proactively for success? Join us as we chat with sponsor Formulation One Nutrition about what we can do to be more efficient and maximize performance, in the gym [...]

We’re Talking Tech in Schools: #ConnectedLife 8/11 9pm EST

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    August means back to school! When making up your back to school shopping list, don’t forget your local Verizon store. (Or online store, open 24/7! Isn’t technology wonderful?) The world has changed so much in a few decades, and a solid foundation in tech will be essential for our kids’ futures. How does your [...]

Healthy Packable Lunch Ideas

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  It’s better to be prepared than sorry when it comes to food because no one likes a hangry person. If you’ve ever been hangry, you know what we are talking about…so hungry that you are angry. Yup, it’s not a very good feeling! There is nothing worse than forgetting to pack a lunch and [...]

The Road to the Reebok Spartan Race World Championship Sweepstakes

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    Are you ready to Spartan up? The Reebok Spartan World Championship is 13+ miles of obstacles, tough terrain and leaving your comfort zone behind. This year’s event takes place September 20-21 at the Killington Resort in Vermont— registration is CLOSED but there’s still a way to see how it feels to cross that [...]

27 At Home Workouts to Try

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  Collage photo credits:  purelytwins.com, blondeponytail.com, cottercrunch.com, fitfoodiefinds.com   Working out at home is every bit as effective as going to the gym. With little to no equipment, you can work on strengthening all your major muscle groups and improving your cardiovascular health. The only limit is your imagination, so we’ve rounded up some home workout inspiration for [...]

Midweek Motivation: Make Success Mandatory

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  Zig Ziglar put it perfectly: “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily!” At FitFluential, we believe in the power of a like-minded community to motivate and inspire continued effort and improvement. Since a picture is worth a thousand words— we’ll let them speak for [...]

FitFluential Transformation: Body After Baby 

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    On June 11, 2013, I gave birth to a healthy, beautiful baby girl, Jada Ruth. My whole world changed. Priorities shifted. Sleep disappeared. My needs took a back seat to this little person.     And, I wouldn’t have it any other way. That’s what happens when you become a parent. But, I [...]

Education and the #ConnectedLife: Lunchtime Chat 8/4 2pm EST

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    Advancements in tech have made back-to-school and learning a wholly different experience than it was just a couple decades ago. How do you (or your kids) use tech in the classroom and at home? What’s on your tech wishlist this school year? Join us and sponsor Verizon Wireless as we talk about back-to-school [...]

Recipes for Healthy Snacking

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  We know sometimes healthy eating can be overwhelming, but that’s why we are big advocates of meal prep and planning! For example, if you take a few hours on your Sunday night to prepare healthy meals and snacks for the week, it should be much easier to make healthy choices during the week. If [...]