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One Woman’s Struggle with Weight Loss & Her Success

August 14, 2015
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If you’ve ever struggled to exercise or lose weight and given up over and over again you’re not alone. Many people struggle with low self esteem and a belief that weight loss is too hard. Tanya thought the same thing. Then her sister challenged her to get her body back and a special sister’s only trip to the Steve Harvey Awards in Atlanta if she lost 50 pounds. Tanya’s determination kicked in and she’s lost 67 POUNDS and is still…

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MomNMe Fit Virtual 30 Day Fitness Challenge

February 9, 2015
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The momNmeFit challenge is a virtual 30-day Fitness Challenge designed to provide mothers with a structured program that will help encourage, educate and empower them to a healthier lifestyle in 2015. However, unlike other fitness challenges, the momNmeFit challenge is a trailblazing program focusing on teaming mothers up with their kids so that they can participate in this journey of health and fitness as a family. This 30-day adventure forges the proper habits needed for healthy living. Mothers and kids…

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5 Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

November 13, 2014
5 Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Kids, work, travel. All reasons we use to avoid exercise. Not anymore! The best part of fitness is that it’s versatile. You can sit in a chair and workout, you can stand and workout. No matter where you are in your day, you can fit in exercise and show your kids, no matter what the day brings, it can be done! MECKids has 5 exercises you and your kids can do ANYWHERE and together! Wall Sits: Place yourself against a…

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Neila Rey: Fitness Extraordinaire

May 31, 2014

If you’re a geek for anything relating to comic books or superheroes, then do I have a workout for you! Not only is it quick and easy to execute, but it works out every muscle in your body, making it perfect for busy bees who want to stay in shape. The best part? The creator of the workouts, Neila Rey, based each of her fitness plans off of a famous superhero or comic book figure.   The Benefits of Neila…

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How to Stay Healthy and Fit

May 29, 2013

By Da’Quan Givens, MECKids Blog Ambassador Stop with your bad habits, the other ones you might be able to just reduce. Habits in the “quit” category would be smoking, drugs, unsafe sex and other unhealthy addictions. There’s just no way to do any of these in a “healthy” way. It might take some time, but it’s worth it if you want to lead a healthy lifestyle. There are some habits that are not so bad, but can easily become a…

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LIVE at 5th Annual DC Tap Festival!

April 2, 2013

The 5th Annual DC Tap Festival held at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts was, I quote, “live and well over luxurious.” Attending this event opened my eyes to something new. As I went backstage where the performers were, they were more than positively energized. When I was watching them practice, something special stood out to me; their vibes. These performers were the definitions of living a healthy lifestyle.  You could clearly tell that the tap dancers were in impeccable shape. They…

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