month : 05/2015 14 results

Avoid These 5 Foods That Make You Fat

If you struggle with weight loss avoid these 5 foods that make you fat.   I could not get a six pack until I cut these five foods out of my diet. Trust me, I worked really hard to get lean. I have been exercising since I was 13. When I was in my early 20’s, I competed in full contact kickboxing. I trained and worked out so much that ...

Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow

Hi everyone!  It might look a little different around here.  Well after much deliberation Sheila of The Frugal Exerciser and I have decided to discontinue our weekly Workout Wednesday Link Ups.  It's been a lot of fun and we have met a TON of amazing people so parting is such sweet sorrow.  BUT due to some other commitments that have taken ...

Happy Memorial Day + Under Armour Haul

Happy Memorial Day! Memorial Day Weekend is a wonderful holiday.  We pay respects to all of the fallen soldiers who fought for our right for freedom.  The cookout and barbecues start gearing up and there are awesome sales going on to start the Summer season on the right foot. I happened to go to the mall this weekend (trust me I was not in ...

Product Review: May Snack Sack Box

  Disclaimer: I was sent a complimentary Snack Sack Box to write an honest review. As always, all opinions, thoughts, suggestions, and recommendations are my very own. In other words, I'm going to keep it real regardless.  :-) As you all may know I have been on a snack kick for the last few months because I find that when I munch ...

Reebok Memorial Day Sale

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links Reebok's Memorial Day Sale is here! When you use code SUMMER25 at checkout between 5/21 and 5/25 you can save 25% site-wide on 2 or more items at Reebok.com. Take note that this offer does not apply to certain items, such as Nano ...

Meal Monday: Blue Apron Review

PIN ME!   Hey fitness fans!  I'm at it again with a new product review of a premium meal subscription box called Blue Apron.  Before I get too deep into the review let me say Blue Apron was gracious enough to send me a complimentary box to try for the purposes of this review and all opinions and comments are my very own. First let me ...

Fit Fashion Friday 2

It's round 2 of Fit Fashion Friday and I am very excited about this week's selections.  I have been on Instagram and folks have been sharing some HOT activewear.  Apparently one of the trends is mesh fabric so the body can breathe while the temperature rises.  Another awesome trend I am finding is beautiful tops with unique and creative backs. ...

Get Fit with a Fit Snack Box

I wasn't much of a snacker in the past and then I started spending more time on conference calls or watching my children play sports and snacks became more appealing.  Considering I am a fitness mom I didn't want the extra calories, salt or sugar traditional snacking offered so I was very pleased when I learned about a new heathy snack subscrip...

Meal Mondays: Panera Bread Green Passion Power Smoothie Review

Find out what healthy food you can get at Panera Bread.  Read my full review of the Green Passion Power Smoothie recipe by Panera Bread and whether it is worth your coins and calories. I had a day off and didn't feel like cooking breakfast so after dropping the kids off at school I decided to catch some breakfast at Panera Bread.  I ...

Happy Mother’s Day

To all of the amazing women who wiped our tears, nurtured us, cleaned our boo boo's, rocked us to sleep, read us a bedtime story, played with us, let us crawl in their beds at night when we had bad dreams, fixed our favorite meals, sacrificed their wants for our needs, cheered us on, and supported us - we honor all of you today.  Happy Mother's ...

Fit Fashion Friday

Lately I have been wanting to improve my fitness wardrobe.   Back in the day I would roll out of bed and put on anything and then go out for my workout.  Matching was not a criteria and I didn't think much about it.  Now I see so many cute and gorgeous fitness outfits and brands out there, they are really upping their game. Brands like ...

Eat Smarter with The Countertop by Orange Chef

Disclaimer:  I have been compensated for writing an original post about The Countertop by Orange Chef.  All opinions and content are my very own.  This post also contains affiliate links which means if you click on the link and make a purchase I will receive a small percentage.  Thank you in advance for your support. Times have been ...

Product Review: Nākd Bars

Disclaimer:  I was provided a complimentary box of Nakd Bars by Natural Balanced Foods in exchange for an honest review and that is what you are going to get.   I have never really been the biggest fan of protein bars or bars of any kind other than Snicker bars (but that was a long time ago and I have finally went cold turkey gotten rid ...

Meal Mondays: Honey Sriracha Lime Brussels Sprouts

I can't take credit for this delicious recipe.  My co-worker shared her favorite vegan recipe with me since she doesn't eat meat.  She says she prepares this for family and friends and it is always a SMASH at any party or get together.  She graciously shared her recipe with me and now I am sharing it with you. [Tweet "Learn how to make ...