Hello - My name is Angi and I was recently addicted to Breaking Bad. I feel as if have basically been cooking methamphetamine for the better part of 3 weeks. It all started when Mr. Chicken Fry added ROKU to our bedroom television as a pre-Christmas gift. At the most opportune time, the holiday break,… Continue reading Breaking Bad
It's January 17th yall! It's mid month January 2018 and my question is, do you know where your kids what your plans and goals are? See, either the thought that January is half over completely freaks you out becuause you haven't even made a scratch or you feel pretty settled in for a long winters… Continue reading EVOLVE-ish
Do what is best for yourself. Just because everyone is doing it doesn't mean you need or should follow suit. Do what is best for YOU! Just because other people are doing certain things doesn't mean that you have to join along. Some people inhale cheese and greasy french fries but that doesn't mean you… Continue reading Just because
Good Monday morning fellow FITness buffs and how's was your weekend? I was home alone. My teenager was at a church winter weekend retreat and Mr. Chicken Frywas quail hunting or in Angi terms, "quailing." It wasn't as luxurious as it sounds. lol The truth of the matter is I missed them like crazy and… Continue reading Cheesy Cheat Meal
One of the country's most threatening issues is the growing APPETIZER epidemic! Appetizers are totally out of control and proportion. Holy smokes, I'm not even kidding right now and please don't try to act like you don't know what I'm talking about. If you have been to a restaurant in the past four weeks you… Continue reading Appetizer
Today, Abercrombie & FITness proudly celebrates EIGHT glorious years in business. Look at me, a full blown girl boss and loving every minute of it. While I have been training and on a long and winding road of FITness for over 20 years, today's 8 year milestone isspecific to the location and the people… Continue reading Happy Anniversary: All Things 8
Here is a sobering question to ponder, how much time do you have to live? It's an introspective eye-opening question right? It might even make you a tid bituncomfortable because realistically you don't know the answer!! Know one knows the answer! Whether you have just been given a clean bill of health or diagnosed with… Continue reading New year: New outlook on life
Happiest new year to you! I hope you have a super week back in the real world. For many of you it's a SHORT work week and that's always nice! FITness and fashion have a pesky common denominator. Unfortunately both have a ton of trends that promote false promises. What's more is sometimes these trends… Continue reading Band Aids
I have never been much of a resolution girl. I think it's pretty lame to set a laundry list of high expectations for the coming year. Don't get me wrong y'all I'm NOT against having goals. I fundamentally ALWAYS have goals in the forefront of my mind. It's the build up and the pressure of… Continue reading Resolution 2018
Who me? Uhh Uhh oney. Never. I mean not from FITness/exercise anyway. Working out, eating clean and cardio exercises are actually my escape. The gym, FITness is a happy place for me to relieve pent up anger, stress, sugar, and champagne intake! So no, I'm not burned out, I'm just getting started! Yall, I'm soooo ready… Continue reading BURN OUT
Enough with the bon bons and cookies. Enough with chips and tamales. I feel bloated and blah. It's been raining and all I've been capable of is eating, internet surfing and reaching for the remote. When it's cold and clammy out its hard to get motivated. However... I managed to pull out a sliver of… Continue reading Best of 2017: no equipment required
I'm a big fan of TABATA timed workouts. It's high energy and you don't have to count reps!!!! Tabata is alotta movements in 4 minutes time. It's fast. Eight exercises in 4 minutes is no joke. Each movement is timed over 20 second intervals with 10 second rest periods. This was one of the best hardest… Continue reading Best of 2017: Tabata workout #4
Wasn't that fun? If you missed it...get your butt in gear and click over to yesterday's cardio combo post. I have been sharing some of the BEST OF's from 2017. I write a ton of custom workouts a year and these are some of the workout warriors favorites. Maybe you're like..."Angi, all of your workouts… Continue reading Best of 2017: ECCENTRIC workout #3
Hey. Good Morning! How's it going everybody? Did you try yesterday's lower body exercise combo? If you did I bet your legs aren't speaking to you today. They might be contemplating a call to Leg Protection Services. Every trip to the bathroom or traipsing up and down stairs is a wee bit uncomfortable I presume.… Continue reading Best of 2017 (wrkout 2)
The count down to Christmas is full on!! The final days of 2017 are winding down but at Abercrombie and FITness, our workouts are heating up! Speaking of counting, it is with a grateful full heart that I want to THANK all of my gorgeous loyal, hard working, fun, energetic workout warriors. I count on… Continue reading Count down: Best of 2017 (workouts)
Have I not told you about Blue Apron? Folks I know that my name and the word apron don't exactly align but... just hear me out! First please forgive me, I have been crazy busy in the gym with all of the Christmas go getters...but listen up this is good news! My heavens yall Blue Apron… Continue reading Blue Apron
It's party time with a whoopie tee doo and a dickery dock. The lights are strung, some presents are ordered and on their way and just maybe a few are wrapped under the tree. But what's more is that you've accepted the Christmas party invitation(s). Your festive sparkly bling and fancy shoes are shined… Continue reading Prepare to Party
How in the world is it already December 7th? Like one day it's November 1st and boom...suddenly you can sense it in the air. You can hear it everywhere...the hustle and bustle of the holiday is in full swing. Christmas cards, TV commercials, festive office parties, Christmas music, glittery decorations and online shopping. It's all… Continue reading Don’t Do It December
I have never worked retail a day in my life but I'm guessing I would be great at it. (the inventory part that is) I'm big league into the checks and balance of things. I get great pleasure from purging, re-stocking and finding ways to utilize refurbished/ vintage inventory. As the female house manager I'm… Continue reading Inventory Lover
Somethings never go out of style. Trends may change but there are a few staple pieces of active wear that will almost never let a girl down. Being a FITness professional, I know all too well the ins and outs and boredom of wearing workout clothes 24/7. Like any job, we humans can grow tired… Continue reading The FITting room: Winter Wardrobe
How was your holiday weekend? Any major food regrets? Me either! I came, I saw, I ate and drank whatever I dang well pleased and now, I lock, reload and take aim yet again. Speaking of aim, we had a special invitation to spend the weekend with friends at the Nukid Ranch in West… Continue reading Target practice
This post is dedicated to my loving father in law Don Abercrombie who generously passed down his traditional turkey recipe. It is the easiest most flavorful lip smacking turkey in town. Thank you Don! People flip out at the mere thought of cooking the Thanksgiving or Christmas turkey! There is great fear and pressure to… Continue reading Easy peezy Turkey
When is it actually okay to take a knee? Hold up! Don’t freak out on me. This isn’t a political rant about kneeling during our cherished National Anthem. Rather a FITness post geared to those who might KNEED some pointers. Go ahead take a knee y’all! The stigma around the proverbial "girly knee" exercises is just… Continue reading Kneeon
Calling all dishwasher loaders, this blog post is for you! Call me crazy, but I get a slight thrill when I purposely situate a jumbo load of dirty dishes into the dishwasher. In fact, I think loading the dishwasher is a repressed art form that is long overdue some inspiration. Have adults, moms and dads,… Continue reading Tid Bit Tuesday: Making Space
The other day I was standing in my kitchen making a call when a pre-recorded robot voice notified me of a number change. I quickly scurried over to that special little place in the kitchen for a piece of paper and a pen so I could jot down the new number. Now, I'm what I… Continue reading EMPTY
Hey Turkeys...we are entering into a season of THANKSGIVING! Be excited with me because I have some goodies coming your way. I proudly partnered up with my fun friends at Blue-Emu to bring you some special stuff. Relax folks, this isn't the mega millions, but none the less an EASY opportunity to WIN some FREE,… Continue reading Thanks GIVE-away
There is nothing more horrifying than discovering that an individual in your very own household has LICE!!!! Sheer tears of terror is more like it. Today is a true tale of a real predator that can haunt anyone at anytime. It’s fascinating that a tiny, almost not visible to the naked eye, bug can stir up… Continue reading Horror on Halloween
I may not have been blessed with extreme extra sprinkling on the gift of gab but I can tell you that I got an extra two scoops on gift of ENCOURAGEMENT! I was born a cheerleader. Rooting for friends and family, cheering people up or cheering them on to bigger things has long time been… Continue reading The magic of motivation
There is so much crap out in the market place. FAKE NEWS, industry lies, gimmicks and off the wall ridic quirky quick fixes with false promise. How can anyone know what is good or bad or true or false? Today I will attempt to indemnify some of your failures and answer some of your… Continue reading Is it true?
It's that time again. Time to tell you how much I LOVE the only socks that will ever wear grace my flat feet. They are called FEETURES and there is NO other before them. This is not the first I have mentioned my loyalty and adoration for FEETURES. I have touted them a ton… Continue reading SOCK it to me (workout video)
One of the coolest aspects of my blogging career is the opportunity to evaluate and experience swanky foods, gizmos and try new places. Even when it comes with a cost...the hassle of taking off my pajamas or sweats on a school night in exchange for a head banging night out on the town at a… Continue reading VIP @ Toyota Music Factory
The fine folks at Pressabottle put out a great read this week. I humbly asked permission for a re-blog. So this days post is proudly sponsored by Pressabottle. Y'all know I'm not a gimmicky, fan of fad hyped up ,get skinny quick diet plans. What I'm about and what I preach is clean eating… Continue reading Weight loss & grapefruit ??
Wouldn't it be nice if CHANGE was a total no brainer. What if change was as easy as a drive through speedy car wash? Pull up, order a custom physique, a spritz of baby powder or favorite scent and pull forward. Get a little rubba a dubb dub, clean the scum off and come out… Continue reading Changing Station
Abercrombie and FITness is all about the deal. Who doesn't like a good quality product with out sticker shock?? Today, I'm sharing six of my favorite FITastic products that don't break the budget. These are all excellent bargains and have a long classic shelf life! So for all of your online shoppers, you have hit… Continue reading The FITting Room: 6 Under $60
Have you ever tried to change a bad habit? Smoking, drinking, weight loss, diet, relationships, foul mouth, speeding, drug addiction, over use of technology, hairspray, eye liner, or bangs!?!? It's not the easiest thing to do. It takes a whole lot of stamina and determination sprinkled with spoon fulls of CHANGE! Often times, we go… Continue reading Easily Overwhelmed?
Hang with me for a second! I could not bring myself to send out a post yesterday much less a jovial, every body stand up and clap your hands kind of post. In light of the news it just didn't seem right. The tragic unveiling of the Las Vegas shooting was all too much for… Continue reading The Terrific Twos
If you aren't an individual who often runs late, chances are you at least know one or two. Some people just aren't good at it. Being on time isn't in their wheel house. If you're a methodical time delinquent, you might be experiencing a slightly elevated heart rate right now. But don't fret, because this… Continue reading Slack Attack
Let me clear my throat. Couch couch...Ahem, hem. Dear ones, have you ever experienced a guttural, offensive, it came out of no where choking episode? Say you swallowed water or for gosh sakes, took a deep inhale down the wrong pipe and the result was a near death experience?! It's for real, it's no joke… Continue reading This is no choke
What's wrong with this picture? Here's something you might find funny... I don't get invited as often to normal activities such as Bible study, book club, bunko, happy hour, or even lunch. I mostly get invited to try new tantalizing forms of exercise and I absolutely love it. If I had accepted every invitation, last year,… Continue reading Core Power Yoga
The quick whisper of crisp Fall weather came and went like a decent house guest. Just when I was getting use to it, it vanished leaving me sad and lonely. It's plain ole Hot in Dallas, Texas. So instead of gawking over cute boots and jeans, I'm still dreaming about cold and refreshing deserts.… Continue reading Did someone say desert??
I assure you this is not my best look but it's for dang sure the face I make when I have to do something narley! This is a defiled story. One of scum, muck and DIY clean up. Last Friday I tore it up on the cleaning front. My training studio needed a little wax… Continue reading Filter
Prepare to bat your eyes and jump for joy y'all. I have a surprise to share that you won't want to miss. I GOT MY WINK BACK! Thanks to Nashville Lash, I'm a blinking, winking, sass-o-frass with eye lashes for days! Normally I'm gabbing about effective exercises to help you shrink but today it's… Continue reading Wink Wink
We twist, turn and manipulate all kinds of stuff to get our way get a specific RESULT. Often, we work backwards. We put the proverbial "cart before the horse". We do things out-of-order which actually over complicates things. BASICALLY, we do it the hard way. Just look at the word RESULTS - written backward, it doesn't… Continue reading RESULTS – STLUSER
While venturing out of town on our summer Abercrombie family road trip, Mr. Chicken Fry had a bright idea. Instead of driving straight through from Texas to Florida, why not break it up!?!? Seemed logical to me. He ponied up and offered a two stop shop suggesting one over night stay in Shreveport, LA and… Continue reading Spin the wheel, roll the dice, and take a gamble.
Ladies ladies enough with all of the breastions...I mean questions! (lol) I'll get straight to the point. YES, it's true, the "tata's" are usually, (but not always) the first to go bye-bye when the weight comes off. I mean, really darling, what did you expect? The mammaries are milk producers and full of fat.… Continue reading Flat & FIT
Back to school is in some what of a swing. The back packs are stuffed, lunches are made and the kids are out of your hair, the house! It's a perfect time to kick back and RELAX get things back in order. One of your main core subjects just might be taking charge of your HEALTH!… Continue reading What’s crack-a-lacking?
Welcome to the weekend. With back to school and other hustle bustle obligations looming ahead I thought the timing of this post was appropriate. Coming off the heels of previous post this week, ROAD MAP, this article will surly help you plot a unique approach to all the obligations in your world! TRUTH. The older… Continue reading Obligation
It doesn't begin with a highlighted road map to destruction. Not at ALL. Your departure into the depths of stress, fatigue, laundry piled sky high, bills, work and stubborn weight gain was totally random. At one point you were all IN! You sold out on the proverbial "road trip" and mapping our your desires for… Continue reading Road Map