Bringing Sweaty Back, Muscles and Mascara

Report Cards

I was not a stellar stand-out superior student.  The last time my report card had a sea of A's, was in elementary school.  But before all of you brainiacs label me dumb please keep reading. I honorably held a strong A-B, with the occasional C in math, sort of report card.  And...unlike most of my… Continue reading Report Cards

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Move more, Eat less + other rocket science-savvy

Caffeine, Coco nibs, red peppers, grapefruit, ginger, and green tea, have all been linked to weight loss. Is it true? The answer is yes, but... In day to day real life, these "superfoods" only contribute to weight loss or help speed up the metabolism a tincey tiny bit. Don't get me wrong, I'm all about… Continue reading Move more, Eat less + other rocket science-savvy

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Wake up in the morning feeling like…

2020 has been groundhog year. I'm still in shock that the whole world actually shut down for an extended period of time. There was fear of the unknown, panic, and terror of a highly contagious virus. I can't deny that all of the above and then some added to my habitual wine intake and foggy… Continue reading Wake up in the morning feeling like…

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Heart and Soul: Abercrombie & FITness

Why is Abercrombie & FItness any different from all the other on-demand or virtual fitness programs out there? Heart and Soul. I'm living, breathing and full-on sweat proof that the program works. I'm doing the workouts too. I'm following exactly the same program that I share with you. I personally write each workout. I pour… Continue reading Heart and Soul: Abercrombie & FITness

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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

Bringing Sweaty Back, The FITting Room (FITastic fashion & sales)

Random Restocks Plus Some

I might have taken my cross training a little to lightly.  Cross training as in bouncing between food and wine.  I had a small scale melt down Friday and let it all go.  BLAME IT ON Post VACA blues! SIGH! To get my mood and mind right I seek FITness inspiration via retail therapy. Therefore… Continue reading Random Restocks Plus Some

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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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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