We both had this shared passion in fitness and the rest is sort of history! We try and work on that everyday, but we have so many exciting things happening that its easy to get ahead of ourselves!
The thing that always brings us back is scrolling through the Karena – To use your passion as your navigator through life.
Oh, this you might have expected…they met in a gym.
The girls became fast friends and after discovering their commonalities and shared fit-vision, they moved in together and began creating the now larger-than-life health brand, Tone It Up (TIU).
(with over 42 million Youtube views) and lead fitness challenges throughout the year, on top of selling various product lines that include their workout DVDs and nutrition plans, Perfect Fit protein powder, and branded exercise apparel and equipment.
As the flood of daily hashtags (over 2 million to date) and social media photos show, real-life BBF’s have built an expansive community, encouraging women to share their journeys towards better health.
They’ve cultivated a community of female empowerment and sisterhood that is just as enchanting to participate in as it is to watch.
Katrina – Our community was always asking us about a protein powder to use after their workouts.If you’re envisioning these two, now, power-house besties as toddlers playing together with two-pound dumbbells in the same backyard, you’d be sorely mistaken.While both of these wellness-wonders fell in love with fitness at a young age (Karena was doing half marathons with her dad by the 6th grade, while Katrina was turning her basement into a home gym as a youth with the help of her father), it wasn’t until a bit later in life that they met organically after both making a move to Manhattan Beach.Now that you’ve had a week or two to write up your profile and dip your toe into the world of online dating, it’s time to take a step back and take stock. Even a terse “Fuck off, cave troll” means that at least you’re being heard. It’s one of those times that makes you feel like you’re ready to scrap the whole idea and try your hand in places where you might have more success… Or are you sending a lot of messages out into the void, never to be heard from again? Much like in real life, the only reaction that really infuriates is reaction.