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Tell Em Charlie Sent Ya

Remember StarKist Charlie? The blue and white fish with the glasses and red hat!? He's my main man! I have always been a huge fan of the tuna can.Is it just me or was tuna like a happening dish and kind of a big deal in the 70's and early 80's? I recall TUNA being served… Continue reading Tell Em Charlie Sent Ya

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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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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?!?

Bringing Sweaty Back, Muscles and Mascara

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

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Scale-A-Non

Hi, My name is Angi and I WAS a scale -a-hlolic! I weighed myself as much as 8 times a day or more!  Naturally, I hid this nasty little addiction from my husband and friends. After all, why did they need to know that a 5 to 7 pound flux on the scale was driving… Continue reading Scale-A-Non

I don't cook

CHIPOLTE CHICKEN SALAD

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 CHIPOLTE CHICKEN SALAD

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Fooling you health foods 15 to be exact

I have never said it was easy. I know...trust me...I know how nerve racking it is navigating a new healthy eating regimen.  There is so much buzz and opinion circulating about what's healthy and what   you should and should not eat for weight loss. You make your mind up then what?  If this isn't… Continue reading Fooling you health foods 15 to be exact