Just made it to Anaheim, CA for #IDEAWorld Fitness Convention and #Blogfest

What a day – phew!  To give you some insight, my Wednesday/Thursday adventures started off with a 5:30am hotel gym workout in Chicago (I’m currently working on an client project there) followed by a full day of client meetings and managing my consulting project team.  Finally, around 6pm I headed to Chicago O’hare airport to catch a flight to LAX – officially on my way to Blogfest in Anaheim, CA for the next 2 days!

Fortunately, I got to the airport a little ahead of schedule, so I chilled out in the American Airlines Admirals club, caught up on email and started winding down with a nice class of Malbec – oh hey 🙂

The “type A” neurotic side of me wrote out my plan of attack of the next 2 days at IDEA Blogfest.  As you can see, I have a full agenda ahead of me – lots of cool blogging tips, fitness expertise and business advice to soak up!   While I’m taking the time off my full-time job, I still have responsibilities to manage, so I’ll sneak in a couple conference calls throughout the day – double duty!  No rest for the weary…

Blogfest Schedule

I have been looking forward to this event all week.  I totally intend to geek out and take selfie with Chalene Johnson, my #1 fitness icon.  As a PiYo & TurboKick instructor, it’s going to be so amazing to meet the person who created my 2 favorite fitness formats!

Chalene Johnson will present PiYo on Thursday, August 14th at Blogfest!

To make sure I’m 100% ready to go in the morning, I went ahead and laid out my outfit.  I’ll be rocking’ my GRIT by Brit gear from head to toe.  Gotta represent!  P.S.  isn’t this neon scarf super cute?  I think it looks really good with my signature crop top tank.

Alright, I’m off to bed.  I can’t wait to meet all of the other bloggers tomorrow!  If you are in Anaheim, please let me know so we can meet face to face!  Also, be sure to follow me on Twitter and Instagram @GRITbyBrit throughout the weekend – I’ll be posting lots of photos and updates.  Nite nite!   xoxo, Brit

My hotel room at the Sheraton in Anaheim – can’t wait to count some sheep and rise and shine early in the morning!
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Wine Country Weekend Reflections #CaliSwag

Happy Monday gang!  I’m just returning from a wonderful weekend in wine country – Sonoma County, CA.  I headed out West to celebrate my bestie’s 30th birthday.  I’m so grateful for good friends. I’m also proud to say that despite our busy agenda, I got a solid workout in on Saturday morning = 30 minutes of hills sprints.  My thighs are still on fire!

Here are some pics from the weekend for you to peruse.  Now that the wining and dining #caliswag style is over, it’s back to work and back to my workouts!  Stay tuned for some new routines this week – lots of good stuff in store for you.  Love you lots, Brit

IMG_5856Chillin’s pool side at Francis Ford Coppola Winery

photo (2)A little wine country scenery – I love Sunflowers

photo (3)My friend Jan (directly behind me) and the rest of b-day celebration crew

photo (4)Crossing the Golden Gate bridge on my way back to the San Fran airport

photo (2)Posing with a BIG smile and LOVING heart for all of the GRIT gurls & guys

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