Love Your Workout Week – Win lululemon!

The number one way to make working out a habit is to absolutely LOVE the way you move.  You have to look forward to the physical and mental challenge and ENJOY how that workout gives right back to your body and soul!

It’s one of our main focuses at Sweat… so we are kicking off February with Love Your Workout Week, a brand new workout schedule (check your inboxes), TRX Yoga, and another special event Champagne and Chaturanga on Valentine’s Day!  

Make sure to open your SweatHuntsville email this week not only for full details, the scoop on our $14 drop-in sale, but also a sneaky way to earn bonus points for that coveted lululemon gift card for our #loveyourworkout Facebook picture contest.   


Every morning for the next 7 days at 7:45 our Facebook page will have full instructions on how to feature our #loveyourworkout theme of the day and win a $20 gift card provided to you by lululemon athletica Huntsville!!  You DO NOT have to be a Sweat member to win BUT you must be Huntsville/Madison resident.

Those on the email list have a sneak peek at the whole week plus an extra way to get bonus points, but to make sure that everyone is ready to roll for tomorrow here’s a peek at Monday—

Monday, Feb 1 Theme:  #loveyourworkout GEAR

You know that workout outfit that makes you feel like you can conquer the world… the one that makes you feel totally badass… your “I’m about to own this workout” gear is what we want to see.  It can be ANY particular brand but if it’s lululemon you should totally give our local store some Facebook love and tag them too!!  You can find their handle- @lululemonHuntsville.

@SweatHuntsville… OMG, anything and everything with a fun back makes me feel bad ass! #loveyourworkout


1.  Post a picture with you in your favorite workout outfit

2.  Tag us… our handle can be found like this: @SweatHuntsville

3.  Use the hashtag #loveyourworkout

4.  How you pose and anything you choose to say beyond that is simply bonus points in your quest to snag that lululemon gift card.  Goofy, sweaty, fierce, sexy, and/or strong…we LOVE it all!!

FEBRUARY WORKOUT SCHEDULE is completely different!!!!- check your inboxes!!



What if you woke up every morning craving the hour you get to give back to your body?  What if you actually looked forward to putting on your gear, heading out the door, and challenging what you thought you were capable of?



I believe that’s exactly how it should be FOR EVERYONE.  The very thought of knowing there are tons of people out there literally DRAGGING themselves to the gym, tells me there is something critically wrong with how many in this fitness industry approach their job.

People don’t NEED a workout!  People aren’t lacking WHAT to do!  They can download a WOD on youtube any day of the damn week.  If the issue was simply exercise why are so many people completely disillusioned with working out?

Because people need to be cared for both outside and in … Yes, they need to be educated on form, intensity, and given a safe program design but OMG people have to be taken care of on the INSIDE too!!

When I say “love” your workout, I don’t mean rainbows and chocolates and roses.  I don’t mean easy and effortless and smooth.  If you know Sweat, you know we bring it… daily!

I mean that despite the sweat, blood, and tears you can feel both outside and in that your exercise and gym/studio is making you better.  It is actively CONTRIBUTING to your health and confidence. It builds you up without breaking others down.  It accepts you as you are, where you are and teaches you a skill set beyond squats and lunges.  It embraces the now but draws you into the possibilities of the future.

Last Friday, I opened up my inbox to three testimonials that brought tears to my eyes.  Here’s one:

“Three weeks into my workouts I wanted to let you know how much I appreciate you and Sweat!
We all come with “a story”. I spent the last two years caring for my father with Alzheimer’s. It was a 24 hour/7 day a week commitment (no me time). Relocating back to Huntsville and finding Sweat has been a Godsend! You have surrounded yourself with trainers who really make the effort to help everyone succeed. I love the positive environment and support.
Although some days I still struggle to eat enough, your nutritional emails and blogs are motivational. When I worked in the corporate world I paid a trainer because I could go to the gym and he would tell me what exercises to do (while he stood and counted) and what to eat. My biggest breakthrough from your coaching is to THINK for myself. I have a much healthier relationship with food when I understand what my body needs and why. I finally feel like I am in control. My setbacks don’t have to define me.”

And THAT at it’s very core is the definition of #loveyourworkout.  The trainer, the studio, the workout, the people – the COLLECTIVE – on a mission to effing DIG and get into the nitty gritty and GIVE, GIVE, GIVE everything they have inside.

That kind of LOVE is what creates CONSISTENCY.



That’s the spirit we are kicking off Feb 1 -14 with TONS of exciting stuff!


Be on the lookout:

  1.  Monday- check your inboxes for an email w/ details about the reduced drop-in rate Feb 1st-14th!  (To get this email check your profiles and make sure you have “opted-in” to receive our newsletter.)  Those reduced drop-ins are a perfect opportunity for you to bring a friend, partner, or loved one to Champagne and Chaturanga.  Members, this class is already included in your membership!  If you need help signing up let me know.
  2. This email will also have info about our #loveyourworkout Facebook Picture Contests Feb. 1st – 7th!  There is an opportunity to win a $20 Lululemon Gift Card everyday!!!!  We will drip out SPECIFICS about each picture contest through our Facebook page so add us to your favorite list!
  3. Don’t forget!  TRX Yoga is FREE this month.  We kick it off Feb. 18th.  Go to here to check out the line up!


Jan 18-24, 2016- Favorite Pics of the week, training schedule, and #MyDamnWay






If I had one wish to grant to everyone struggling with their fitness goals, it would be to give them back OWNERSHIP of their journey.

There is so much information out there now-a-days, people are living under this giant cloud of food guilt.  I listen to people on the daily, scared to eat fat or scared to eat starches or scared to eat both!  Meat and broccoli is about the only thing left for them to put on a plate and not walk away feeling like a diet loser.

This week, on our blog, on our Facebook, on our Instagram, and on Sweat Unfiltered we will be giving you tools to empower you to shut out the noise, to recognize no one knows your life, your body, your likes, your dislikes, or your metabolism quite the way you do.  In the end, we know and you know, you won’t stick to anything unless you not only get results but LIKE how you eat as well.

How the hell do you do that?

How the hell do you give yourself permission to do things your damn way?

Check in with us this whole week as we talk about nutritional autonomy, self-reliance, creating a process, and automating behavior.

  1.  BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND- our training schedule!!!

    I didn’t realize you guys actually looked at this thing until I took it away and started getting tons of inquiries about it.  Sorry!!  Don’t forget, members, open gym hours in January and February are there to help you get your workout in even though we may not have a class happening.  Great time for you to get in a quick workout and still get all your errands in!  Monday and Friday hours are 10:30am-12pm, Tuesday hours are 9:30am-11:30, and Thursday evening 6:30pm-7:30pm.   No kiddos those hours though.

Sweat Training Schedule (1)

2.  Love, love, love dumping all the great pics from the week in one place.  Fun to relive the classes I’ve coached with you, the vomilicious moments of classes I’ve taken with you, and also to be able to peek into the classes I wasn’t there to coach or see.  Can I say I’ve been impressed with just how on it you guys have been!!!!

Josh’s Wednesday Vain
Josh’s Wednesday Vain
Josh’s Wednesday 20/20/20
Josh’s Wednesday Vain
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Josh’s Wednesday Vain
John's Friday Night Crew
John’s Friday Night Crew
John’s Friday Night Crew
Eric’s Saturday Punch
TRX Yoga Prep w/ Christy and Karen
Jeidi’s Friday Vain
Jeidi’s Friday Vain
Friday Night Crew
Me wanting to vomit during ball slams
#vomilicious fun
husband and wife workout team
breathless and burning
Friday Drenched
3 point TRX Rows
John's Friday Night Crew
bag taps

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