Fitness Gurus of 2014

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There has been a fitness craze that’s swept across the nation, however this time it’s trendier with a focus on longevity rather than fitting into those size 0s. Here are BGF’s favs for fitness:

@MankoFit_

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We love Massy and her little dance after her sets. Her buff bod keeps us inspired. She has a strong desire for self- improvement and always keeps it positive.

@getbodiedby_J

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Who doesn’t love a firm booty? J. reminds us that strong is definitely the new sexy. Great lower body exercises and arm toning makes J. a fitness staple in 2014, can’t wait to see what 2015 offers.

@shauntfitness

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Being in a relationship with Insanity caused me to take a break from Shaun T and his fitness shenanigans. Many people can attest to Shaun T’s body shredding exercises and his amazing workouts.

We are looking forward to a happy and healthy year with these three! Let's get and stay fit with them in 2015.


Rachel DuboseRachel DuBose is Chicago-based playwright returning to the area by way of Atlanta, GA. After finishing her undergraduate career at Spelman College, Rachel went on to work with NinaHoliday Productions and BET. Some of her work, Eve Within and Alkie's Anonymous have received stage readings at Spelman with the latter being showcased at The Alliance Theatre during Spelman Salon. Most recently, Lonely Hearts participated in The Fade 2 Black Festival in Houston, TX. Rachel holds a Master of Fine Arts in Writing for the Screen and Stage from Northwestern University.  Rachel is also a resident playwright at Mercy Street Theatre Company and a regular contributor for Black Girl Fly Magazine.