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Holidays

Happy Valentine’s Day

I wanted to wish you a Happy Valentine’s Day.

Take some time today to look at yourself in the mirror and truly appreciate what you see. You are a beautiful human being with a beautiful soul; there is no one else in this world that can love you more than YOURSELF. 

Remember to always BELIEVE IN YOURSELF, CHERISH YOURSELF & LOVE YOURSELF FIRST this Valentine’s Day.

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Just Like That It’s 2015

Oh my goodness it’s 2015!

I still can’t believe it. It seems as the older I get, the quicker the time passes. I remember as a child, the days were long and years seemed longer. I would look at 30, 40, 50, 60+ year olds as OLD, and now look at me! My child self is in awe of what I’ve become today.

With age comes a ton of wisdom. I don’t take every living moment for granted anymore. And while I absolutely hate resolutions .... (I’ll tell you why in just a moment)....I promised myself that this is the year I cherish as many living, breathing moments I can.

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Fit Fem of the Month

At the Fit Fem, we like to celebrate the women who have decided to take their health and fitness into their own hands. We call them Fit Fems of the Month, and December’s Fit Fem never disappoints in her commitment! I could easily talk about how she is fit and healthy and strong but we decided to celebrate her in a different way. 

And December’s Fit Fem of the month is Linda D.!

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Holiday Tips & Tricks that SUCK! + Fit Fem Holiday Training Special

Hiya! If you know anything about me, you know I’m the kind of gal who really says it like it is. I pride myself on sticking out from the normal fitness/weight loss crowd. How so?

Well, I’m ANTI

cutting calories
weighing yourself on the scale…every day
putting you down for splurging at events, especially around the holidays
telling you how to navigate the holidays so you can “survive” holiday bulge
…you get the picture.

This post is about weight loss/weight gain over the holidays. I feel the need to set things straight.

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Eat Whatever The Hell You Want On Thanksgiving + Pre-holiday Fit Fem SALE!

Next week. Next week it begins. (dum dum dum) The season of holiday munching, boozing, and caring a lot about what it does to your waistline but not enough that you wait until the new year to work on your “weightloss” resolution.  (or dumb dumb dumb?)

Let me ask you a question. Did your inbox start filling up with emails about the holidays yet? You know the ones that say you can lose weight and burn fat even during the holidays? I certainly. Been getting them for years.

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Your Valentine’s Gift

Let me start off by saying how much I really LOVE YOU! And Happy Valentine’s Day!

Monday night was beautiful. It was my first real “speaking engagement” in a room of women entrepreneurs. (Let’s call them Fem’preneurs.)

I was nervous about speaking my truth in public. You see I have no problem writing my feelings and sharing my personal stories but when it comes to speaking, well that’s another animal. Be as it may, I still spoke MY TRUTH! I bared all!

My story? A fat kid, a body obsessed teen & adult, a diet pill addict, a chronic dieter and exerciser, and a woman living with Lupus.  I shared my story because I know each and everyone of us have suffered in some way - whether it was body shaming, yo-yo-dieting, or an obsession with the treadmill.

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You Should Totally Eat Bad Over The Holidays

I’m about to give you some really horrible advice:

I purposely did not post an article during Christmas because well it was Christmas!  I took a break from emails, blogging, and social media for a few days.  I just wanted to take the time to relax and enjoy it with my family and friends.  I hope you did the same.
On to the horrible advice…. Admit it, we all ate like (& drank like) “shizit” these past few days. I definitely did! And I’m admitting it.  And I can bet you’ve come across articles from your favorite Self, Shape, Glamour, Women’s Health, telling you how to “avoid the holiday bulge”. Well I think all of that advice is hogwash.

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about Syl, the fit fem

Based in Long Island, New York, Sylvia Nasser is the CEO and Co-President of The Fit Fem Studio, LLC. She offers in-home personal training services to local residents in NY and CT.

Sylvia is also a certified Personal Trainer & Group Fitness Instructor through AFAA, and a Holistic Health Coach, accredited through Purchase College, at the State University of New York, as well as The American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP).

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