month : 10/2014 25 results

#FitnessFriday – Consistency Is Key

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. [Tweet "In this week’s #FitnessFriday I focus my workouts on consistency. #consistencyiskey #fitfam"] This week was a great week of workouts I must say. Since I am completing Week 2 of the DietBet challenge it is imperative I stay as active as possible to burn calories and ultimately lose ...

Manitoba Hemp Hearts Stole My Heart

Disclaimer: I received a complimentary sample pack of Manitoba Harvest Hemp Hearts to try for the purposes of this post. All opinions are my own. If you have been reading this blog for a while or not you definitely heard me talk about Sanders Optimum Fitness Boot Camp and how it requires a lot of energy because the workouts are THE BUSINE...

The Negative Health Effects of Skipping a Single Meal

[Tweet "Learn why skipping meals is actually hurting your weight loss progress. #weightloss #goodhealth"] Learn the negative affects of skipping meals.  Less is more, right? Yes, if you’re talking about miles per hour when you get pulled over for speeding, but not in the realm of eating. Whether you’re a celebrity-diet fan or ...

Featured Fitale Olivia Montes

[Tweet "It's Transformation Tuesday with Olivia Montes.  #weightloss @weightlossten"] FFFC: Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). OM: I’m Olivia, mom to a two year old daughter and an English Bulldog, a Coast Guard wife, and blogger! I blog about motherhood and kids’ activities at ...

Meal Mondays: Confetti Fish

[Tweet "New Confetti Fish recipe #upontheblog. Fish compliments of @Sizzlefish. #bonappetit"] I had an awesome workout week and I also WON a free cooler of Sizzlefish!  Sometimes you just have to enter those Instagram contests and great things just may happen.  I went online and selected from a variety of fish options such as: Omega-3 ...

#FitnessFriday – Move Something

This week was a fabulous week for my workouts.  On Saturday (which is technically last week) I ran the the 5K in the Baltimore Running Festival. [Tweet "Checkout my progress this #FitnessFriday and read how I put in work. #exercise #workout #fitfam"] On Monday, October 20th we kicked off our second installation of the DietBet challenge ...

October Bulu Box Unboxing

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links.  That means if you click and make a purchase I receive a small commission from your purchase. Hi everyone!  I am very excited because I signed up for a 6-month subscription to Bulu Box Weight Loss.  I figured, since I am on this shrink your waist challenge AND my DietBet challenge starts ...

Women Who Box – Samantha Mellerson

[Tweet "Read what ignited Sam Mellerson's passion for boxing. #womenwhobox #femaleboxers #boxing"] FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. SM:  I am Samantha Mellerson. I describe myself as a wife, mother, soldier for social justice and boxer. For real, that is what it reads on my twitter profile! FFFC:  How did you get ...

I Won with WIN Sports Detergent

Disclosure:  I received 2 complimentary bottles of WIN Sports Detergent for the purposes of this review.  As always, honest opinions are all my own.  This post contains affiliate links which means if you make a purchase, I receive a small commission from your purchase. [Tweet "I won with WIN Sports Detergent. @windetergent #SweatHardSm...

Target® C9 Fall Haul 2014

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Target® C9 through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Target® C9, all opinions are my own. [Tweet "#ad Check out my latest Target® C9 Fall Haul. #fallhaul #c9attarget #alwaysbeseen @Target"] It's that time again...I NEED NEW WORKOUT CLOTHES!  I ...

Beating My Best, Jabra + Christmas List

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Jabra. While I was compensated to write a post about Jabra Sport  Pulse Wireless Earbuds, all opinions are my own [Tweet "#BeatYourBest with new earbuds+HRM in 1 @Jabra_US Sport Pulse Wireless."] Have you ever had a moment you felt would never come?  An experience where you thought you would never ...

The key to successful, healthy weight loss

  Health is Wealth! There is nothing that can be achieved in life unless you have a healthy mind and body. Everything in this world is achieved through positive thoughts. A little thought put into leading a healthy life will do no harm. This will instead keep you going and strong enough to work harder to achieve your goals. There ...

How I Fit Puffs SoftPack Into My Outdoor Run

[Tweet "#ad Fit Puffs SoftPack Into Your Daily Living.  #passthepuffs #puffssoftpack @Puffs"] Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Puffs through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Puffs, all opinions are my own. Can you believe how quickly the weather has changed, at least it has here ...

Weird Workout Hacks that Actually Work

It’s not hard to find hundreds of search results for workout tips when searching the internet. That’s why I was on a mission to find quick and easy workout tips that actually work, proven by scientific studies.  Below are my findings: Talk to Yourself- While most people get bothered, and slightly scared, by others who talk to themselves ...

Women Who Box – Ashley DePaulis

  [Tweet "Read all about Boxer Ashley DePaulis and her boxing journey. #boxing #boxer @theashfitness"] FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. AD:  Hi, I’m Ashley! Owner of ASH Fitness and Fitness Strategist who helps develop fitness solutions for active people eager to ignite their inner athlete following an injury, ...

Change Things Up With Progresso Soup

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Progresso™ through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Progresso™, all opinions are my own. Lately my family has been complaining about eating the same thing over and over.  I have to say being a busy mother of 2, managing her full-time career, as ...

I Want to GoPro

Disclaimer: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free Have you ever seen those close up video action shots on television? Have you ever just wished you could have that type of action shot showing you crossing the finish line from your marathon or ...

Fitness Friday – Blend Blend Blender

If you have been following this blog you know we LOVE smoothies around here.  Especially green ones.  Our favorite pair of smoothie queens (Jadah and Jen) reside over at Simple Green Smoothies where they share awesome and delectable green smoothie blends they make with their blender!!  I can't say enough about the benefits of drinking your ...

Let’s Talk Chocolate Milk

[Tweet "Learn facts about chocolate milk. #buildit #fitfluential #chocolatemilk @gotchocomilk @fitfluential"] Can we talk about chocolate milk?  Who remembers drinking it at lunch time in elementary school?  Chocolate milk not only tastes great but research shows, it actually helps your body in ways I didn't even know about.  Read some ...

Women Who Box – Dara Shen

[Tweet "Read all about Dara Shen and her passion for boxing. #womenwhobox #boxer"] FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers. DS:  Hi! I’m Dara Shen.  I have been boxing for about 8 years and have competed at the Olympic Trials, World Championships, and will be representing Taiwan in the Asian Games coming up Sept 19 – Oct ...