Recently, while in the middle of a taming my frizzy skinny hair under the warm heat of a hand-held blow dryer, I had a very deep thought. It's possible that the serene hum of the dryer coupled with the vibrating hot air had me in a trance and melted my brain into mush. The truth is,… Continue reading Dryer thoughts
What's happening? Friday is here and the week is in the rear-view-window! Hooray for that. I've got a question? What would you expect of someone who feeds only on fast food? Someone who devours unhealthy sides filled with sugar and fat. Would you imagine that this person will live a long life? Do you picture… Continue reading Diet Deciet
Summer chill mode is here and the family is itching to get away. After all, everyone needs a break from chores, the dishwasher and the daily grind. What better than a good o'l road trip or right up the road staycay and discover some not so far from home fun. TEXASis big and offers a… Continue reading Gotta get away?
Hidee hoe. How was your weekend friends? We had a busy weekend jam packed with mounds of merriment. ❤️ I had the privilege of attending a beautiful wedding ceremony last Thursday night. It's so lovely and special to witness young love. When family and friends congregate to celebrate the sacred union between a man and… Continue reading FITness & Friendship
And just like that, it's Friday y'all! This week flew by so fast at the Abercrombie household for a couple of reasons. For starters, the teen queen had a very exciting week. Miss teen queen had swanky tickets to the Harry Styles concert in Dallas. This alone to her is like if I saw Elvis… Continue reading Leg Day (workout video)
To tofu or not to tofu? Let me give you a few free tofu tid bits. If you're into bite sized soft white bland blocks of a jelly like substance you're in luck. Tofu is your go to for soy bean based protein. In my opinion, there is nothing tantalizing about Tofu. It has zero… Continue reading The truth about Tofu
Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah Zip-A-Dee-Ay My oh my what a wonderful day Plenty of sunshine headed my way Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah Zip-A-Dee-Ay Mister blue birds on my shoulder It's the truth It's actual Everything is satisfactual Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah Zip-A-Dee-Ay Wonderful feeling Wonderful Day Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah Zip-A-Dee-Ay Isn't that just the most uplifting song ever! I just love it. It's so zippy, happy… Continue reading Tip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah Y’all
If you're a fudge loving perfectionist, this is your opportunity to turn and run. However, if you aren't too bothered by the undone small things in life then stick around for a minute. If you're a regular fan of my FITness work then you're fully aware that I'm nowhere near perfectionism. My organic studio gym… Continue reading Fudge It
This is not another ho hum preachy post on "HOW TO or NOT TO" stuff your face with unhealthy processed greasy junk food. This "do it yourself" tid bit is about pin pointing internal negativity that you ingested and is eating you alive. Don't freak out, this is not some ghastly tangent about colon cleansing.… Continue reading What’s Eating You?
May is a derivative of mayhem. It's got to be! There is barely time to breathe in this fast and furious month. No one warned me but it's true. From the day your child starts elementary and until they leave your home as an actual adult, all bets are off in May! It's madness. It's… Continue reading MAYhem
Go shorty....it's my birthday....I'm going to party like it's my birthday! May 8th, aka my BIRTH date, to me has always signified the beginning of Summer. I still get excited to eat cake and celebrate with family and friends while also anticipating the end of school and beginning of an electrifying Summer. As a kid, I… Continue reading 45 and feeling alive
Welcome to another Abercrombie and FITness success story. My boastful heart is exploding with pride and excitement to share a unique come back story of sorts. So without further ado, meet my amazing, spry, intelligent, zany friend, Debbie France. There aren't enough delightful adjectives to describe this very special lady who entered my studio gym… Continue reading Debbie France – a tale of two ankles
Last week I had a routine mammogram. It was time to check the "tatas" and do my female due diligence. I drove to Plano to a new diagnostic radiology clinic and by the time I was finished, I was starving to death. Hangry is more like it. I was looking around trying to find a decent… Continue reading Spoiled
I relish candles. There is something expressive about a singular flame slowly melting wax away and I like it. It's captivating and makes me happy! I'm wildly attracted to the fragrant scent of citrus candles. Call me crazy, but occasionally I will light a candle and burn it all day and night just because I… Continue reading FITness holds a candle
I'm sooo over it. Tell me you are too! I'm so worn on winter foods. I'm tired of preparing the same o'le stuff. It doesn't feel very Spring like in Texas and my taste buds are hankering for some fresh Spring-ish foods. Activation imagination. I had to pretend yesterday that it was 80 degrees outside… Continue reading Lite Chicken Salad
It's Glo time at Glo Sun Spa. Where class, convenience and beauty come together for a blissful spa experience. Glo Sun Spa is a new wave automated spa. I recently visited Glo Sun Spa in Coppell and you might say I've become a regular. I'm hooked on this all-inclusive corner spa that smells like a fragrant bath!… Continue reading Get GLO’in
Parenting is a blast. It's sooo much fun right up to the point that it isn't! Any parent who has raised a teenager has to know exactly what I mean. Parenting is widely entertaining until the kids grow up and suddenly have a mind of there own. Sure, there are glimpses of pleasant family time,… Continue reading Strategic Parenting
It's almost Easter y'all! Soft muted colors adorn everything from finger nails to front yards! Spring is all over! This Easter, I'm on a different kind of hunt, and Easter egg-tensive pursuit of the perfect egg. How do you like your eggs? It's quite egg-stensive don't you think? The transformation of an egg while under… Continue reading Egg-tensive
I have a special to share! This is a FITastic gift, to you from me! There is NO minimum purchase requried and no exclusions. This is simply a thank you gift to all of my current amazing beautiful REMEVERSE customers! It cost nothing to become a preferred customer so sign up today and start… Continue reading Skin care (free gift)
Yesterday I opened up about my "altitude" struggle and chronicled a tid bit about our family spring break road trip to Breckenridge, Colorado. What I'm sharing today is the precursor to the actual skiing activity. The warm up if you will! In my professional opnion it is not wise or recommended that one would "spring… Continue reading Spring Ski Warm up
It's been 15 years and if I do say so myself, me and Mr. Chicken Fry still got it! We just spent seven days on a family road trip vaca #abercrombieabroad in Breckenridge, Colorado. We took the teen queen to the slopes for her first Rocky Mountain ski experience. For fifteen years now we have… Continue reading Blame it on the ALTITUDE!
Living in this giant/small world life can be tough. Whether you are in business or frustrated with your FITness...life has ups and downs. Sometime we need to draw strength from a source that's bigger and stronger. God who will fight in the natural and super natural against the enemy. Strong people get sad and injured… Continue reading Rescue and Retreat
We have a saying here in Dallas, Texas and that is, "if you don't like the current weather conditions, just wait a minute." This is because Texas weather changes as fast or faster than a female can change her handbag. One minute it can be miserably cold and rainy and in less than an hour… Continue reading God Winks
We all have artistic tendencies inside of us. Want to know how I know this? Our Creator, God himself, is the ultimate artist. Therefore, as His children, we are organically born with built in, creative... "ARTSY" know how! ISN'T THIS SUPER DUPER COOL!! From a hairdresser to a aircraft mechanic, the work is creative and… Continue reading The art of FITness
What do teenagers, gravity, sunshine and Mr. Chicken Fry have in common? They all cause massive amounts of wrinkles! lol Ladies and gents, you're about to be crazy jealous! After all, someone has to get out and do the dirty work. I'm just a regular gal. I'm a mom, the maid and a simple homemade… Continue reading Non-Invasive
Hello and Happy belated Valentines day love bugs. One of my most fond Valentine moments was the year I got my ears pierced. Do you remember the day you got your ears pierced? Some females don't have a rejoiced recollection because they didn't get a say so. There is no memory of the procedure because… Continue reading The year of the earring (two workout videos included)
Happy Monday sharp shooters. How was your weekend? Here in north Texas it turned bitter cold. Temperatures in the 28-31 range with a chance of sleet. Chill is back in the air and I'm so OVER IT! But lucky for you this post is not about the erratic weather. Today is an opportunity for me… Continue reading Sharp Shooter
I recently fell prey to a nasty sinus infection. It robbed, not only of two weekend days and nights, but stripped me of my dignity. If you don't want to hear the very syrupy sweet true love story I'm about to tell, feel free to scroll down to the bottom of the post for the… Continue reading FIT and Flu Season
One of the thrills of my job is mixing it up! Taking the mundane out of exercise and make it somewhat fun and interesting. I get to utilize the creative side of my brain. Quit rolling your eyes people...it can be done! Today's lesson is the old 10-to-1 trick. I'm going to show you how… Continue reading 10 to 1
Who knew that a mattress could change the trajectory of marriage? After almost 19 years on the same mattress, me and Mr. Chicken Fry decided to make a change. Mama called the doctor and the doctor said, "no more monkey business on that old bed." Now before you get all judgey and grossed out, it… Continue reading Pillow Talk
Greetings and happy Tuesday. How was your weekend? Me and Mr. Chicken Fry spent the better part of our time hanging our hats on the sidelines watching the teen queen play lacrosse. A weekend extravaganza dedicated to the lovely young ladies of the Coppell High School girls lacrosse team. This was her first official high… Continue reading Howdy from The George
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
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
Try this ECCENTRIC Workout! Make some sweat while the sun still shines! #abercrombiefitness #workoutvideo #eccentric #resistancetraining #weighttraining #hiit
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 look so easy. Anyone can do these exercises. Whats the big deal?”
The big deal is actually participating. Getting physical and active.
Doing all of the exercises in the exact order I instructed is the big deal. There is a method to my madness people. It’s called fatigue and it’s not without purpose.
Today’s post is deep and heavy. Perhaps ECCENTRIC That’s right…we are going to work from the bottom up. Resisting on the negative which elongates the muscle. Resisting on the way up.
We do these eccentric workouts about twice a month to switch…
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Get em while it’s HOT! My FItastic Summer must haves! #abercrombiefitnessapproved #mealplan #virtualtraining
#summer #skincare #hisugarplum
I’m so ready for Summer. Aren’t you?
Summer has a beat of its own and I’m chomping at the bits for some play time. Summer brings a much-needed slow pace and tranquility that SOOTHES and revitalise my soul. A nice break from the morning madness, lunch making and the afternoon carpool soccer mom routine.
In Texas, everything is bigger including the heat and June bugs. When I’m not working training my loyal workout warriors I’m in a bathin suit slathered in Coppertone! Sure this time of year comes with hot sunny days, lemonade stands, muggy nights and MOSQUITOS. But still, I can hardly wait!
Here are a few of my Summer loves ♥ that I simply can’t do without. Want more check this out….Summer Lovin.
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Have you ever felt out of place? insecurity takes over and your brain checks out. Click here for some FITness insight. #abercrombiefitness #personaltrainer #fitnessblogger
I can’t be the only person who slightly gags and utterly grosses out at the mere thought of a hair brush laying on top of the kitchen counter. Anybody else feeling my vibe on this one? How about a pair of
tennis shoes or sweaty stinky socks lying on the dining table or counter top? Do any either of these scenarios make your cringe? NAH -ASTY!
HEllo, it’s because they are out-of-place!! These items don’t belong there! A hairbrush, in my world, has no place around or near the kitchen area. In my mind there is like a 10 to 12 foot unspoken, invisible radiant barrier that surrounds the kitchen /dining/ food area from certain toiletry items. This force field is to never to be penetrated by a brush, comb, hair tie, rubber band, head band, hair spray, deodorant or anything that might contaminate the food area. Also on…
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