A training shoe: Asics GEL-Fit Sana

This post is sponsored by FitFluential on behalf of ASICS.

Do you know the different between shoes? I see many people wearing the wrong shoes for different activities. That’s why I was so jazzed to get a pair of the Asics GEL-Fit Sanas. The GEL-Fit Sanas are an amazing training shoe for all those cross training activities in your life. The shoes are made of stretchable mesh.

The shoe retails for $80 and is available in different colors. There will be a color for everyone! The shoes I received were navy/white/hotpink!

#Ad Did Group Power in @asicsamerica GEL-Fit Sana this morning! I'm loving these training shoes. #FITwithAsics #fitfluential

The shoes are light and flexible. The shoe adapts to your foot to give a barefoot like feeling but it’s a truly well-supported shoe from toe to heel. I really enjoyed wearing them for my strength/weight sessions. I was in constant search of a well supported shoe that wasn’t so bulky and this ended up being the perfect shoe for me. I was really surprised, especially since it came in my size of 11.5.

Sponsored: Took my @asicsamerica GEL-Fit Sana shoes for another test drive today. Light and sturdy! #FITwithAsics #fitfluential #fitness
I really loved how light the shoes are because it really felt like I wasn’t wearing any at some points. Plus, the shoes are really cute! Every girl loves a cute shoe, even when she’s working out. I usually don’t get the fashionable shoes because I end up wearing men’s shoes most times because my foot is so large.  The GEL-Fit Sana will take you from the gym to out on the streets while still looking great!


I also took the shoes for a roll on the row machine, elliptical and a turn on the stationary bike.  I don’t want you to think I’m pimping these shoes out for just weight lifting shoes because I did so much more in them.  This is a versatile shoe for your cross training activities! The shoes just slip on and fit like a glove.  There’s no weird rubbing to cause blisters or that too tight feeling.  It really does feel like you’re barefoot.  I can’t say that enough.  These shoes are just that LIGHT!

I never would have thought about purchasing this shoe but that’s because I’m a little close-minded when it comes to shoes. BUT I am glad this shoe made it’s way into my workouts because it’s going to be my go-to shoe for my cross training workouts. I really don’t think it gets any better than a light, fashionable, support adaptable shoe. Give it a try!

This post is sponsored by FitFluential on behalf of ASICS.

Dealing with maintenance mode

Dealing with maintenance mode

People are very curious to see if I’m still trying to lose weight.  I am here to answer that question: no! I’m in maintenance mode and I’ve been that way for almost two years now, I think.  Two years seems like a really long time.  It took me 13 months to hit my first goal weight and I continued to shed the pounds after that, not intentionally but I did still have more to lose.  At some point my body just stopped and that is how I knew it was time to maintain. It was a hard switch to make…

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