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Our Movement \â??müv-ment\ An ongoing, informal group action that is inspired by a passionately shared idea and directed toward positive change. We are trying to shake the stereotypes (YES - black girls run, hike, do yoga, dance salsa, kick box and hell we even SWIM - Holla!)... Full Bio
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(Maybe) Ditching My Sugar Addiction by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Karla Carrington on Yahoo.com On any given day you can see people in New York City who are, "not quite right." One morning on my way to work, one such individual wa ... Read on »
...To You and Yours by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Merry Christmas and pass the gravy! OurHealth would like to wish you and your family a very happy holiday today! Enjoy this time with family and friends or in peaceful soli ... Read on »
10 Day Challenge by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I was so excited that I ran 2.4miles today. Then I realized the challenge doesn't start till tomorrow. Oh well. Read on »
30 Black Women Find Real Wealth!!! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By Kendria OurHealth Staff Writer In December of 2009, thirty women joined forces to take control of their spending. For two whole months they will not use credit cards. ... Read on »
5 Holiday Fat Burning Tips For You by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By: Craig Ballantyne, CSCS, MS Author, Turbulence Training (Shared by Mubarakah) At this time of year, we can use every last tip to help avoid holiday weight gain. ... Read on »
5K or Half Marathon? by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living FAQ: Can I run in the 5K instead of the Half Marathon? A: Your Half Marathon bib number will work in the 5K starting corrals on September 13, 2009. When you pick up ... Read on »
6 Essential Flat-Belly Foods by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This article is by David Zinczenko of Men's Health. ****************** It's summertime—are you in swimsuit shape? Even if you've spent the past months dieting y ... Read on »
7 Day Challenge by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Our first GirlTrek Challenge! 7 Days straight. At least 60 minutes a day of moderate to intense physical activity. Start date: Monday, Febru ... Read on »
7 Days of Rockin' and Rollin' Baby! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Thank you Vanessa for challenging us. I worked out every single day for 7 days. I don't know if i've ever done that before. It was a great idea. I also found myself eat ... Read on »
A Big Shout Out to Kendria! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I'd like to give a big shout out (and presidential fist bump!) to Kendria for being a GREAT role model! First, I have to come clean. She's my big sister. She's alwa ... Read on »
A Farmers Market Near You by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living OurHealth LOVES a great Farmers Market. This time of year is an especially great time to hit up a Farmers Market for some fresh produce, homemade jam and honey and maybe eve ... Read on »
A Giant in the Land of Little People by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living (Me in front of my hotel) "You can explore the universe looking for somebody who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and you will not ... Read on »
A Moment... by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living NY Times writer Ta-Nehisi Coates wrote: "Words like hope, change and progress might seem like naive campaign sloganeering in a dark age. But think of the way those wor ... Read on »
A Natural High by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A couple of years ago I saw a powerful story featured on HBO's Real Sports about a drug rehab facility in New York. As part of the therapy one of the counselors started ... Read on »
A Suitable Mate? by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer A new season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta is set to premiere this fall and they’ve added some new faces to the cast. Set to ... Read on »
A Time For Pause: What Are You A Slave of Now? by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Take this picture in and read its story. Consider where you are in your life. Consider how far we have come as a people. Think about the choices that you make everyday and a ... Read on »
Active.com by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you don't already have one, I would highly recommend getting an account with active.com and signing up for their email alerts. They send you notifications about local ra ... Read on »
Anxiety by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa, The Bookworm OurHealth Staff Writer Feeling anxious lately. Anxiety is a psychological and physiological state characterized by cognitive, somatic, emo ... Read on »
Apologize to Black Men? by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living OurHealth believes that healthy women, attract healthy men, who create healthy families - ultimately making our communities healthier. We've all been painfully ... Read on »
Are you out there? by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So we have 24 women signed up for the GirlTrek pilot mission. These women have committed to get fit, get healthy and inspire young girls along the way. There are 24 ... Read on »