Bringing Sweaty Back

Happy Space

Give yourself some space! Meet GYM! Over three decades ago "the gym became my go to Happy Space. Kind of like a happy place! It was in the gym where I found a sense of refuge from the day.  The gym seemed to be a place where I could battle past all that had been… Continue reading Happy Space

Muscles and Mascara

Good GRIEF

Grief is a sneaky little sucker. It comes packing a rainbow of emotions ranging from neon bright to the darkest of dark. Grief is terribly uncomfortable. Any person who has experienced true grief I believe would agree and testify that it's a bizarre chain reaction experience.  Grief is weird because it gets all balled up… Continue reading Good GRIEF

Bringing Sweaty Back

Pineapple (skinny) cole slaw

Don't let Summer 2019 ride off into the sunset until you have experienced some pineapple cole slaw.  If you're a foodie who enjoys fresh homemade Summer, low fat recipes, prepare to fall deeply in love! Introducing the yummiest cole slaw ever made! I hate to even call it a cole slaw because this zesty dish… Continue reading Pineapple (skinny) cole slaw

Bringing Sweaty Back

All Good Vibes in Alabama

Who knew that my last minute $7 Target T-shirt purchase would carry me through the Summer?!? What a needle in the hat stack find!   Who knew that this T-shirt would define my Summer and wardrobe. I paired this sleeveless crew neck tee with Roxy shorts, denim cut offs, white skinny jeans or cotton chino… Continue reading All Good Vibes in Alabama

Abercrombie FITness client testimonials

Red hot red head: Abercrombie Client Testimonial

NOWELL hear this...I have some sizzling scoop about red heads!     Are you aware that red heads have a much HIGHER pain tolerance than blondes or brunettes? This is apparently a real thing and from my experience as a personal FITness trainer it's not far fetched. Meet Stephanie Nowell. Stephanie is a bomb shell… Continue reading Red hot red head: Abercrombie Client Testimonial

Muscles and Mascara, The FITting Room (FITastic fashion & sales)

High & Waisted

What is with all of this high rise nonsense? The 80's called and they are demanding all denim high-rise jeans and shorts back! Take it from me, someone who survived the high rise nonsense, it isn't all its cracked up to be! In the mid 80's, I was an awkward teen with big, chemically infused… Continue reading High & Waisted

Bringing Sweaty Back

Long weekends

Don't blow it! Hands up for the three day weekend! If you are currently in a "slim down" phase or FITness journey do not blow your progress! Long holiday weekends do not have to be your demise! There are plenty of ways to enjoy the backyard barbecues and poolside or lakeside gatherings without packing on… Continue reading Long weekends

Bringing Sweaty Back

I want it all…right now!

It's not our fault. I blame the microwave epidemic.  The microwave oven shined its face upon our homes and forever changed kitchens, college dorm rooms, office lunch spaces and the trajectory of popcorn. I believe that the microwave unknowingly cultivated an "we want it right now" attitude that has been impossible to shake. What came… Continue reading I want it all…right now!

Muscles and Mascara, The FITting Room (FITastic fashion & sales)

The FITting room: Zyia Active Edition

Hello and Happy Tuesday friends. Last week, what appeared to be an early birthday package arrived on my doorstep.  The contents of the large plastic envelop were too good not to share with all of my FITness fanatics, moms, yogi's, BFF's and workout warrior gal pals!  It was none other than a package full of WORKOUT… Continue reading The FITting room: Zyia Active Edition

I don't cook, Muscles and Mascara

Value Meal

The difference between you and me could be our opinion on a VALUE MEAL! If you think that $2 , two for one tacos at Jack in the Box is a value meal, just stop right here! Does this qualify as a value to you? I mean look at the grease!?!?  Is that even real… Continue reading Value Meal