In This Interview... check out my go-to healthy snacks & workout techniques that will get you leaner and happier!
NMF: Has fitness always been a major part of your life or was there a catalyst/point in your life when you made it more of a focus and priority?
AC: I actually had a really unique fitness upbringing that I feel very fortunate for. My parents were fitness center owners and my dad was an avid runner, so before I was even three years old he put me in my first road race! So, needless to say, I grew up in the gym lifting weights and training very hard-core as an elite athlete. It wasn't until I got much older that I realized how abnormal my intensely athletic childhood was, but I wouldn't change a thing – it allowed me to travel, meet amazing people, learn about grit, determination and pushing yourself to achieve dreams and goals. I was able to run cross country and track on scholarship for the University of Alabama, so I truly feel blessed to have had parents who instilled in me that fitness, health and wellness are a part of everyday life!
NMF: What are a few of your go-to healthy snacks/drinks that help keep you on the straight and narrow?
AC: Great question! I am a juicing/smoothie-making queen! My morning ritual is
You all know by now how much I just lu-lu-love to try cleanses, shakes, juices, fitness regimes, etc... etc... to keep my body working in healthy and happy ways and an expert friend of mine sent along her list of "101 Easy Detox Tips for 2013" and I wanted to share the magical info with YOU <3
Here are seven of my FAVS...
W(ellness) Secret 4 The Summer...
Kombucha Wonder Drink!!
It's a fermented drink with super powers, making it an in AWE with ALY & celeb FAV ♥ Gives you energy, detoxifies the body & mind, reduces wrinkles and more and more. It's basically "feel better about life in a bottle" :)