health and fitness

via BlackDoctor: As a woman over the age of 50, I know first-hand how challenging it can be to maintain fitness. For example, my body doesn’t require the same number of calories as it did when I was younger, but I still need to get enough nutrients. There’s no getting around it, as we age, […]

via BlackDoctor: Starting a fitness journey is one of the first steps to living your best life.  It’s one of the best things you can do for yourself and your loved ones, but it can be a bit overwhelming or intimidating if you are new to fitness. This information that you can use to get […]

viaBlackDoctor: Life for O’Shea Jackson better known as Ice Cube has been something straight out of one his Hollywood movies. The now 50-year-old Cube sold his first song to Eazy-E at age 16. After high school in 1987, he enrolled at the Phoenix Institute of Technology in Arizona. Being passionate about architecture, he majored in […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Jessica Slaughter didn’t let age, income or lack of a gym interfere with her quest to improve her life and health. She just worked with what she had, losing over 100 pounds by walking. Outside, you think? Nope, Ms. Slaughter just walked in her living room, taking over 3,000 steps a day right in […]

via BlackDoctor: If you like to keep your workouts as trendy as your fashion, then this article is just for you. In the new year, you’ll see some familiar trends as well as new workouts to try to keep your fitness routine interesting. On-Demand Workouts A trend that keeps getting hotter every year is the […]

via BlackDoctor: Preserve that body as best as you can by taking care of your health in and out of your home. In this digital age we have access to virtual trainers, free YouTube workout tutorials, and cable channels designed to keep you fit even in the comfort of your home. Imagine if you took […]

  via BlackAmericaWeb: Mo’Nique is done with ranting about those who have done her wrong and the craziness of people in Hollywood – for now. The Oscar-winner recently shared on a video showing off her super-snatched waist..and it was everything. She let her fans get a little peek of her at a recent photo shoot rocking […]

via BlackDoctor: Over the past 30 years, beautiful actress Angela Bassett has played an impressive line of real-life characters from Rosa Parks to Tina Turner and Betty Shabazz has a new role as an L.A. street cop named Athena Grant in “9-1-1,” a new series about first responders that premiered to rave reviews last Wednesday on Fox. The […]

via getupmornings: Legendary Grammy-award-winning singer, songwriter, and producer BeBe Winanschatted with Erica Campbell & GRIFF. After he checks Erica for not calling him Uncle, he talks about being “fit for Jesus,” and being passionate about keeping up with a daily workout routine. He explains how, at 33 years old, he looked at himself and realized he needed to be […]

getty images: Dr. Ian Smith is a best-selling author, TV personality and creator of the 50 Million Pound Challenge and the Makeover Mile. He has helped millions of people get healthy and lose weight. First, he breaks down the important statistics about obesity in America: 36% of US adults are obese, but 48% of African […]

During her teenage years, in the mid 1990’s, Dominique Dawes captured the Olympic spotlight, becoming a three-time Olympian, a World Championships silver medalist and a member of the gold-medal winning “Magnificent Seven” at the 1996 Summer Olympics. Dawes is also notable as being the first African-American woman to win an individual Olympic medal in artistic […]

Alex Wong/Getty Images 2016. The final year of the first Black president and first Black First Lady in the White House. As we take a look back over the last eight years, the Obama Administration has accomplished a lot, and shaken some things up in order to move this country forward. But we can’t forget […]