TGIF… I am headed out of town!

I am checking out for the weekend to enjoy a few days of fresh mountain air, hiking, wine sipping, and spending some real quality time with my main squeeze and friends.



We’ve been so busy, and so stressed, that this is a mandatory trip! Working from home means it’s never quitting time…

And that can be hard. Very hard. So every few months, I force Dan to turn off his computer, pack a bag and get into the car (he would work 24 hours, 7 days a week, 12 months a year if I let him).

Sure we have a ton of work to do, but guess what??

It will still be here when we get back, the world won’t fall apart, but our spirits will be rejuvenated so that we can work better, happier.

So that’s our plan.

We’ve rented a cabin near Table Rock, SC for some amazing hiking with friends.

I’ll be posting pictures of course on Instagram so follow along… that is if we get an internet connection in the middle of nowhere.

To celebrate the day, I’m sharing some of my favorite reads from the week. If you’re traveling too, then these will make the time fly by and giving you something to do!


Leaving You With Link Love


Fig Newton Bread Via PurelyTwins
PR = Personal Record Via LoveLifeSurf

6 ways to learn to pace yourself[4]

Did Miss Any Of LiftingRevolution This Week?


Tell me…

What are you doing this weekend?


Faceoff: What All-Natural Sports Drinks Are Worth It?

August 21, 2014
all natural energy drinks

Sports drinks… Can’t live with um, can’t live without um. Well, okay, so we could probably live without them but let’s be real… After a really tough workout or a long day of being out in the heat, guzzling down a flavored sports drink is almost as good as drinking an ice cold beer after […]

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Legs 4 Days Workout: Bodyweight Workout For Your Lower Body

August 20, 2014
legs for days

Ready for a workout? I thought you might be! After all it’s Wednesday and we could all use a little extra direction to make it to the weekend, right? After last week’s chaos, I am happy to report that I’ve got a good show for you today. While the title says a lot, it doesn’t […]

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Pro Athlete Kim Schwabenbauer: How A Woman Should Fuel Her Body For Fitness

August 19, 2014
iron woman kim schwabenbauer

Last week I had the great privilege of talking with Ironman pro-athlete and registered dietician Kim Schwabenbauer. And I know what your immediate first thought is… how the heck do you say her name? It really does sound just like you think, break it up into syllables and you’ve got it. And after that, your […]

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7 Things Personal Trainers Do That You Wish They Would Stop

August 18, 2014
annoying things about trainers

I’m not one of those uptight ladies that can’t laugh at herself from time to time. Because trust me, I do! I know I do things that irritate people and I know that I do things that are just downright ridiculous… of course not often (ha!), but it happens. Just ask my husband. Originally, I […]

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Goddess Of Victory Weekend Workout + Nike Shoe Review

August 15, 2014
goddess of victory workout Nike

I would like to introduce you to the Goddess Of Victory…. Isn’t she beautiful? In all seriousness, Nike means Goddess of Victory. I know it’s hard to believe that a fitness addict didn’t name her cat after the biggest fitness brand in the world, but to be honest when we got Nike, I wasn’t really […]

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Are Fitness Trackers Making Workouts Too Much Work?

August 14, 2014
tracking is no fun

Boy, do I have a treat for you! You see, you guys hear my talk about Dan quite frequently. I mean, when you’re married to your business partner, you tend to talk about that person a lot. You know that he is a big part of this blog, but he likes to stay in the […]

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The Simple How To Guide To Make Exercise GIFs

August 13, 2014
gif how to for fitness

Originally I had an awesome leg workout to share with you today, but Dan has been working like a crazy man trying to create a new video for FitWomensWeekly and the Youtube show had to get pushed back. Oh well, that’s what happens sometimes when it’s just two people running multiple businesses! Things can get […]

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Foam Roll: It Could Save Your Life

August 12, 2014
foam rolling how to

Okay, it may not safe your life… but it can definitely improve it! Why is it that the simplest of things that can help improve our lives (and our bodies) are the ones that we often neglect the most? I’m just as guilty as the next person… I know… I know… I preach all the […]

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Your Body: Are You Accepting Or Settling For Your Reflection?

August 11, 2014
settle vs acceptance

I’ve always been overweight, I’ll always be overweight… Settling. I eat clean, I workout regularly and I’m still not the smallest girl in the room… That’s acceptance. I think we often get these two things very confused. Everyone knows that settling isn’t something we strive to do, but acceptance…

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Friday Fun: 25 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Me

August 8, 2014

I’ve seen this list popping up on several of my fellow blogger’s sites and decided it would be a fun change up for a Friday post! I know that it was an outlined post with specific ideas for each fact, but I’m breaking the rules and sharing a few things with you that I think […]

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