Easily distracted? This modern techy age we live in is full of alluring distractions. As a driver, these conveniences only add to the bait that suck our attention away from the road. Navigation is so utterly awesome but it does distract my eyes from the road. As does the phone, radio, or pesky fly on… Continue reading Tanked
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 just isn't in their wheel house. Does this mean they are a SLACKER? If you're methodically time delinquent, you might be experiencing a slightly elevated heart rate… Continue reading SLACKER?
Hello my friends and top of the afternoon to you. Yesterday, like most Monday's I hunker down in the kitchen for about an hour/ hour and half to food prep. By food prep I mean I begin a monotonous process of preparing healthy foods in an organized fashion so during the week I can make… Continue reading Meal Prep Pep
October, three years ago, I blindly began a FITness blog. I jumped in, not knowing how much time or effort it would absorb and or how it would be perceived in public. My whole goal was and is to share information relating to living a healthy lifestyle through funny true stories, client testimonials and human error.… Continue reading Plank-tober Fest (anniversary series)
WHOO wee that was fast! Another week and month in the record books. As promised, I have comprised a compilation of the week's top tier exercises for your workout pleasure. They are grade A challenging movements designed to tone and sculpt lean muscle and burn the mommy muffin top off! These exercises are not to… Continue reading Abercrombie FIT FREE FRIDAY
I have never said it was easy. I know...trust me...I know that navigating a new healthy eating regimen can be difficult. For starters it takes making your mind up and follow through...also known as, DICIPLINE. What I do know is this...once you wrap your mind If this isn't already enough, then you are left to blindly feel your… Continue reading Health foods that have you fooled
Come scale away, come scale away and throw the scale away! Trust me girl... that scale is NOT your friend. The scale is more like the rude, back stabbing friend that you tolerate and let back in your life. The scale represents way to much drama for a girl like you. The numbers are nothing… Continue reading Scale Away
It's time for another trip to the Abercrombie and FITness infamous FITting room. The place where we women folk like to go for new fresh ideas and to try on workout clothes. This is the time of year that we are itching for a good buy and mark downs on cute inspiring active wear. I'm… Continue reading The FITting Room – Trainers Picks
Welcome back to another FIT Friday. Today's exercises are body weight movements only. That means there is no equipment required. I actually did this from the confines of my hotel room while on vacation. Anything to combat the bloat and fluff from the salty margaritas and chips and salsa I was inhaling. Give this… Continue reading FIT (free) Friday
There is nothing attractive about this word or what I'm about to share but I wanted to come clean. I have been a bit off of my blogging regimen due to some unforeseen issues that have put me down in the dumps. When I was in Mexico I apparently contracted some type of intestinal parasite,… Continue reading Parasitic
Mr. Chicken Fry nailed it. He booked us five prime time nights in a familiar, close to our hearts, sunny beach destination....Cancun, Mexico. We share a deep love for clear ocean water and white sand beaches and Cancun was a perfect hop skip and jump from Dallas, Texas. We were greeted and treated like royalty… Continue reading Mexico Gains
Hay hay hay…it’s Thursday. Welcome to the second edition of a new FRIDAY... YES I know it's Thursday....it's early this week because I had an epic fail last week while in Cancun...but more about that tomorrow morning. Speaking of...don't you dare miss tomorrow's tell all from Cancun...a travel diary of sorts. I have 20 plus… Continue reading FIT Friday
Hay hay hay...it's Friday day! Welcome to the second edition of a new Friday series here at Abercrombie and FITness. Each friday for the next few months, perhaps ongoing, I will be showcasing the two best workouts of the week. Free ninety nine to you...to use and abuse. These are custom workouts that I personally… Continue reading Friday
This time 20 years ago I was a blushing bride awaiting my grande debut. I was hours away from making the long-awaited traditional walk down the white center flowered pedaled aisle with my daddy. He would be passing the torch so to speak to the one and only Mr. Chicken Fry. The butterflies and the… Continue reading This is 20 years
Good morning friends! I hope you're September is off to a fine fresh start. As the fall calendar begins to fill up make sure to SHARPIE, which is permanent marker, in time for self-care! Find your mojo girl and Make time for a walk, jog or workout. I fully grasp that you're juggling work, kids, home,… Continue reading Workout (a new series)
Labor Day weekend 2018 has come and gone. I hope you all did your 3 day holiday weekend just the way you like it. Whether that was resting, bird hunting or party hopping I hope you had a grande ol time because the party is over and we are turning it up! Over here at… Continue reading TABATA Burn (workout video)
You strap on your bra and accidentally catch a glance of your back in the mirror. Your head jerks around for a reactive double take and you see it again. With a heavy sigh followed by shame and disgust it is officially confirmed. The thick roll of skin squishing out from under or above your… Continue reading Back FAT be gone! (videos included)
One of the country's most threatening issues is the growing APPETIZER epidemic! This should frighten some of you because football season has arrived and we all know what that means....FOOTBALL PANTS! Oh sorry...what I meant to say is...it means endless grazing on super unhealthy freakishly "State Fair of Texas" fried appetizers. Appetizers are totally out… Continue reading APPS anyone?
Until about three years ago I was in the dark on athletic socks. I was not aware that all socks were created equal. That was of course before I was randomly introduced to FEETURES socks which changed my daily life.. One area I generally experienced confidence has been my big bright wide white smile. I… Continue reading Brusha Brusha Brusha: a tooth tell all
Hello Tuesday and mid August. Does anyone else feel like the Summer zoomed by? I have another Tid-bit Tueaday for ya! Since I'm basically being forced into the whole back to school routine I want to discuss it and how it relates to working out. How you can make training work for you. As a… Continue reading 5 things a trainer wants from YOU!
Well hello friends! How's your Tuesday treating you? Over here we are in the final farewell to the lazy days of Summer. It's sad but true. Soon our lives will be busy and ruled by the school bell. With school we get more schedule and plenty of fun fall social activities. I welcome change and… Continue reading TRX Tuesday
This isn't what you think it is. This isn't another story about a back talking teen although I could fill a few thousand pages. I have no clue where in the world she would pick up on such a snarky bad habit...HUH! A little back talk is expected right? I mean as a mom I… Continue reading Back Talk
The heat is still sweltering hot and I thought y'all could use another cool summer meal. This one will take you through the Texas September warm weather and is a Labor Day weekend hit. Yesterday I concocted another version of my original LITE CHICKEN SALAD. Like my infamous lite chicken salad, this too is bold… Continue reading Chipotle chicken salad
Are you a gullible magnet for practical jokes? Do you fall for everything? For years, with an exclamation point, I fell for just about every single prank or dumb joke that Mr. Chicken Fry's colorful friends threw my way. I was an oblivious fresh target for all of their 30 something frat boy banter. It's… Continue reading Gluten Free or Gullible?
It happened yesterday. I unexpectedly received a pesky, almost sneaky abrupt email from CISD. This arrogant punchy message was reminding me exactly how many days left we have of Summer. To me it was like an unnecessary loud obnoxious siren announcing that in exactly three and a half weeks the FUN IS OVER! It sounded… Continue reading Don’t think about it! (Workout video)
Hello and happy Friday! Have you ever noticed that pet owners and their animals kind of / sort of look-alike? They say that dog owners will subconsciously choose pets with the same type of personality or some certain physical characteristics that are familiar or comforting. (if you're only here for the workout, scroll down… Continue reading Doggie Style
Even energetic sunshiny happy people have the occasional bad day. Because if you are a living breathing technology owning or running human you might experience "technical difficulties". And because sometimes we just can't remember the stinking password and because of that we might sit on the phone unable to do what we originally set out… Continue reading Bad Days
Lately I have been getting a ton of questions about my eyelashes. Thanks for noticing by the way! The answer is NO, these are not fake/false eye lashes. These are all mine! The real deal! MY REAL very own natural lashes and I can't even believe how long they have grown. Thanks to Nashville Lash,… Continue reading Lash Ask
I've heard about it. I've seen it done in the Hollywood box office movies. I know a few people who have tried it but in all honesty, I never expected to be one of them. However on our recent trip to Orange Beach, Alabama, I Angi Abercrombie, Mr. Chicken Fry and the teen queen made… Continue reading DIY SUSHI
Don’t lose the momentum that you gain leading up to vacation. Take it into real life and continue to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Here’s how! #abercrombiefitness #mealplan #fittips
Many of you have exciting travel plans for a Summer getaway.
Where you headed?
A ginormous cruise ship with 5000 of your newest best friends? A stellar adventurous African safari? Perhaps a low-key private Bahamian bungalow beach house? A European tour? Maybe the Hawaiian surf is more your style.
Listen up, I know you’re in total panic mode because you only gave yourself 6-8 weeks to lose 100,000 gillion pounds. You’ve been so busy and it just now dawned on you…bathin suit, tank tops, shorts. You’re scrambling working out like a mad man and trying to survive on a crash crash diet consisting of only nuts and berries. “Bathin suits, tank tops and shorts”!
Your nervous energy, running around preparing for the time of your life coupled with the dang near starvation tactics have worked and your happily strutting a 8-12 pound loss and its game day baby!
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They say there is no place like home...but Orange Beach, Alabama gets pretty darn close. Also known as, Disney World, Orange Beach is the greatest family friendly coastal adventure in the United States. It's booming like crazy and I'm a tad conflicted about sharing this precious home away from home truthful tell all but hey,… Continue reading Orange Beach Tell All
I'm always in. A decent self description would be that I'm willing to try almost anything that involves activity such as exercise and movement. Even a silly stupid crab hats in a pinch. Did somebody say dancing? I'm a sucker for a dance floor. Toss in a live band or great DJ and I'm a… Continue reading Red, white and New
Does anyone else feel like a crazed lunatic before leaving town? I was so much better at it in my mid twenties when less adulting and thought played into leaving the house for a week. Now it looks and feels a lot more like chaotic torture coupled with an endorphin rush that I have come… Continue reading Getting out of town
I don't avoids carbs. Carbohydrates are a way of life in my house. While I'm careful to not overindulge one thing is for certain...I have a heart and stomach for carbs. As does my beautiful baby girl teen queen who was breaking the bank with her passion and high maintenance taste for Chipotle. She was… Continue reading Better Than Chipotle
Jumping June bugs, it's almost the 4th of July! Many of you much cooler kids have already made your way out-of-town. You've stretched your legs on a sandy beach, taken photos in an Italian landscape, watched a Hawaiian sunset of six, hiked a mountain in Colorado or traveled abroad for a frosty shot of vodka… Continue reading Vacation Essentials re-visited
Do you see it? Look close. On the right side of my body just down from my arm pit. It's not a muscle folks. The larger than life squishy tumor like mass on the right side of my body is not a hard earned muscle. It is a blushing non-cancerous growth called a LIPOMA. A… Continue reading It’s not a muscle.
Hello and Good Monday morning to you! Today I'm delighted as giddy as a school girl, to be the featured FITness trainer by my sweet and lean friend Megan atHONEY WERE HOME . It's more like a dream come true. This doll is FIT as a fiddle and workout warrior in her own right! Megan is… Continue reading Honey Were Home FITness challenge
Good Morning friends. How has your week played out? For us, this was the running and gunning get it down and check it off the list week. Basically it was the appointment week from hell. Why in the world do I do this to myself? I'm typically not an over scheduler at all but for… Continue reading Happening Hamstrings & Weekly Ramblings
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
Vacation is a mixed bag of what you put in and make of it! Vacation is what you want it to be. So why not fill your mixed bag of vacation fun with FITness, happiness, laughter, good healthy balanced eating? Some folks put an incredible amount of energy into dropping weight or working on a… Continue reading Vacation: A mixed bag
Shiver me timbers y'all...it's "Planktember Time" here at Abercrombie and FITness. Planktember is an actual thing and this is your special invitation to join me and all of my workout warriors in a no pressure, FITastic, plank-a-thon! All month long I will incorporate one or more planks into each and every workout. I sneak them… Continue reading Planktember