Bringing Sweaty Back, Muscles and Mascara, Travel

Lake Tahoe

Happy Birthday to my Mr. Chicken Fry. He's the most energetic, charismatic man on the planet! He planned a quick "long weekend" get away to the all too cool Lake Tahoe. It was our first time to visit the lake in its natural glory! The air was crisp.  The sunshine was strong and warm as… Continue reading Lake Tahoe

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Ten to One

One big thrill of my field is finding fun ways to mix it up!  Taking the mundane out of exercise and make it interesting. Some call it torture I call it artistic. Utilizing the creative side of my brain is my favorite part. 10-to-1 I'm going to show you how to take a few basic exercises… Continue reading Ten to One

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FOWO

Do you have FOWO?  Pronounced like FOMO but sounds like FO-WHOA! FEAR OF WORKING OUT! It's a thing. I know for certain that gym environments can be intimidating.  More than ever before, thanks to the pandemic, people are freaked out. Germ awareness only heightens the fear and skewing self awareness. The gym machines, the sweaty… Continue reading FOWO

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Is determination enough? (give away)

Unfortunately the answer is, "no, no it isn't." If you are determined to lose weight, I'm proud of you.  This is a great place to be and a good place to start but this it isn't enough to get you to the goal line. ****If you are here about the FREE GIVEAWAY, scorll down to… Continue reading Is determination enough? (give away)

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Routine or Rut – you choose!

Never have we experienced times such as these.  The whole world has been cattyampus since March. As we gradually take baby steps toward a new normal, never has there been a better time to start a routine.  "Anything is a hassle before it becomes a habit" ~ Angi Abercrombie  Girl it's time to climb!  Climb… Continue reading Routine or Rut – you choose!

Travel

But we just got here!

The title of this post was originally..."Bahamas...know before you go!" It was mainly going to be a tell all of the tales on how to get to the Bahamas! SKIRT!!! But...after three hours of landing in Spanish Wells, a small island next to Eleuthera, the Prime Minister announced that all US flights to the Bahamas… Continue reading But we just got here!

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But I’m still hungry?!?

A growling tummy is a marvelous manifestation of a healthy appetite.     Dear girlfriend a hefty appetite is what we are after.  A high functioning metabolism is a beautiful thing! August is breathing down our neck.  It's practically here but no need to panic because you're on a role! You have been grinding out the weekly workouts… Continue reading But I’m still hungry?!?

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10 min my abs?!?!?

No one, I mean not one single person is getting a chiseled mid section with just ten minutes of ab work!  Any person on the planet with hard-core ripped abs will tell you that they didn't earn their tight abs by simply doing 10 minutes of ab exercises a day!  I hate to bust your… Continue reading 10 min my abs?!?!?

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Why lose weight anyway?

Why live a healthy lifestyle anyway?  What's in it for me you might ask. Don't you want to feel better? Why lose the the weight...BECAUSE.... You've tried to lose weight before without proper encouragement and training but  you have been unsuccessful. You've tried to moderate and portion control. You've tried all the fad diets and… Continue reading Why lose weight anyway?

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Push past the plateau

 The scorching Texas temperature is a ceaseless reminder.  Texans keep fingers crossed that the extreme heat will plateau then quickly nose dive back down into the mid 90's. Speaking of plateaus, I want to address this real phenomenon that can happen to anyone.  Perhaps you are one of many who hit the weights hard during… Continue reading Push past the plateau