Saturday, August 30, 2014

Win A Customhouse Julienne Peeler


Julienne Peeler Giveaway Event (9/8)

Julienne Peeler Giveaway Event (9/8)

Are you a total foodie and just have to have all of the coolest kitchen tools you can find? Well, you don't want to leave this nifty little gadget out of your foodie tool box! This awesome julienne peeler not only peels perfect julienne cut veggies... but it also slices the most perfect round slices of cucumber and potato slices as well! Check out Andrea’s video demonstration and review to see the proof.
Prize Information
10 entrants will win a Customhouse Julienne Peeler (up to $320 total value)
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Must be 18+ to enter. US ONLY.
     
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Thursday, August 28, 2014

My Favorite Stretching Exercise Video

PopSugar Full Body Stretching Class




I love this video because of the following reasons:
  1. It is only 10 minutes long
  2. The directions are clear and concise
  3. You don't need any equipment
  4. It targets muscle groups in both the lower and upper body
  5. It is free
  6. No complicated moves and names like in yoga
I discovered this video three weeks ago because I need a good stretch after working out.  Stretching is easy and I do it on my own, but only for 4 minutes after exercising. My body needed a longer flexibility routine because I was feeling very sore from some previous workouts.  This one was right up my alley, not too long but throughly enough to make my muscles feel better.  This program is now part of my fitness routine and I try to do it a least 3 times a week.

Give a try and let me know what you think.  Do you stretch after exercising? For how long do you stretch? Do you do yoga?

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Workout Wednesday - WOW! #42

WORKOUT WEDNESDAY (WOW)

 LINK UP!

BROUGHT TO YOU BY YOUR HOSTESSES 

Diatta Harris | Femme Fitale Fit Club and Sheila Simmons | The Frugal Exerciser.







JOINING US ARE OUR CO-HOSTESSES:

Link up co-hostesses
They both have really cool blogs full of their fitness adventures so stop by there, read some posts, leave some comments, share and subscribe of course so you constantly receive their latest and greatest blog posts.  We are very happy to have them co-host this Workout Wednesday link up party with us. 

You can also check them out on the social media scene.
Amanda | Blog | Twitter | Instagram
Natalie | Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
Jenn Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram


LET’S PARTY!!

DISCLOSURE:  REGARDLESS OF WHICH BLOG YOU POST YOUR LINK, IT WILL DISPLAY ONFEMME FITALE FIT CLUB,  THE FRUGAL EXERCISEREAT HARD WORK HARDCOMEBACK MOMMA, AND MEAN, GREEN, CLEAN EATING TEEN BLOGS. 

Point & Purpose:

The purpose of this link up party is to mix and mingle and support each other’s sites by visiting, subscribing and/or leaving a comment.  Please do not drop a link here, disappear and not follow through by visiting other party goers’ sites.  

THEME:

We are linking up blog postsGoogle+ posts or Facebook posts related to FITNESS, RUNNING, HEALTH or WELLNESS.  

SIMPLE RULES:

1. Follow, Like and/or Subscribe to your hostesses and co-hostesses:
2.   Don’t be a wallflower.  I can not stress this enough.  Show some comment luv and support to other party goers of this link up by visiting their blogs and either leave a comment on a post, subscribe or both!  Visit at least others who have joined the party.
3.  Also join our WOW Link Up Pinterest Board so you can PIN your post to it.
4.  Invite your like-minded friends!  We love finding and reading new blogs so spread the word so we can increase the size of our parties every week til we make the walls sweat!!!!  I told ya we party hard!  :-)
5.  Use hashtag #wowlinkup when you comment on someone’s post for easy identification.
6.  Last but definitely not least, HAVE FUN!  This IS a party!


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Sunday, August 24, 2014

Julienne Peeler Giveaway Blog Opportunity Event


Julienne Peeler Giveaway Event



Blogger Opp: Julienne Peeler Giveaway


Now accepting applications for the Julienne Peeler Giveaway. Signups close 8/28.
Prize Information
10 entrants will win a Customhouse Julienne Peeler (up to $320 total value)
Organized by:
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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Comcast or X-finity Fitness Video Review #1

Crunch Up




Because I love doing videos and getting workouts from the Comcast or X-finity fitness channel, I have decided to do bi-weekly(every two weeks) reviews of the fitness videos on Comcast. 

If you have Comcast as your cable provider and you have On Demand, you will have Comcast Exercise Television. To find it, you must go to On Demand and go to the Sports and Fitness tab, click on it and select fitness workouts.

I broke my left toe almost 2 weeks ago and I wanted to workout, as you know we fitness people cannot be immobile or we go stir crazy.  Since I couldn't use my legs to workout, I decided to find a core workout on Comcast.  Yes, I found one and it was super tough.  

It is called Crunch Up with Robert Jones.  This video is a 16 minute advanced workout that requires the exerciser to have a strong core without problems in the lower back.  If you are a beginner, this is not the workout for you.

Robert starts off with a brief warm up of stretches in the hamstrings, back and glutes and then he immediately goes into the tough stuff.  He does three circuits of three exercises two times each, which is helpful because you get to know and practice each exercise twice.  The first time doing this video, I had a hard time balancing in the v position holds and I still do.  There are 2 or 3 exercises I haven't yet mastered, but I think I will by the time my toe is fully healed.  By the end of the video, you will be sweating profusely and it will feel like you really hit those abs hard.  He ends the workout with the same stretches he did at the beginning of the video.  The only thing lacking is a back extension exercise at the end of the routine.  I usually included back extension exercises like superman or seal in my core routine.  I recommend this video for advanced exercisers and I give it 4 barbells out of 4.          

4 barbells=Excellent

Friday, August 15, 2014

Balance Rewards For Healthy Choices



This is the second part of my article on buying fitness gifts via Walgreens Balance Rewards.  You can accumulate reward points when you buy certain items at Walgreens or on Walgreens.com. Right now, I have 45550 points and that is a little more than $50.  My goal is to have 80,000 points by the end of the year so I can buy Christmas gifts. Walgreens now has a program online, in which you can earn points by staying active and keeping your blood pressure, blood sugar, weight and cholesterol at a healthy level.  It is called Balance Rewards For Healthy Choices.

First you go to Walgreens.com set up an account, if you don't have one.  After that, go to the tab that says, Health Info and Services and then scroll down to Balance Rewards for Healthy Choices.  From there you can log in your cardio miles or steps on a FitBit or pedometer.  Because you have to record  steps or miles, you can't put down activities that don't log miles like boot-camp or weight training. You would have to wear a pedometer or some other activity tracking device, if you don't know your mileage.

You can also get points by tracking your weight loss or any decrease in cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar. Too bad Walgreens doesn't have the blood pressure stations like they have in the CVS drug stores. This would be an excellent way to take and record your blood pressure.  I recently lost 6 pounds and I also received balance points for my weight loss endeavors. As you can see, this is a great program you need to take advantage of, so sign up today.

Part 1 Using Walgreens Balance Rewards To Buy Fitness Gifts




Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Workout Wednesday - WOW! #40


WORKOUT WEDNESDAY (WOW)

 LINK UP!

BROUGHT TO YOU BY YOUR HOSTESSES 

Diatta Harris | Femme Fitale Fit Club and Sheila Simmons | The Frugal Exerciser.







JOINING US ARE OUR CO-HOSTESSES:

Link up co-hostesses
They both have really cool blogs full of their fitness adventures so stop by there, read some posts, leave some comments, share and subscribe of course so you constantly receive their latest and greatest blog posts.  We are very happy to have them co-host this Workout Wednesday link up party with us. 

You can also check them out on the social media scene.
Amanda | Blog | Twitter | Instagram
Natalie | Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
Jenn Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram


LET’S PARTY!!

DISCLOSURE:  REGARDLESS OF WHICH BLOG YOU POST YOUR LINK, IT WILL DISPLAY ONFEMME FITALE FIT CLUB,  THE FRUGAL EXERCISEREAT HARD WORK HARDCOMEBACK MOMMA, AND MEAN, GREEN, CLEAN EATING TEEN BLOGS. 

Point & Purpose:

The purpose of this link up party is to mix and mingle and support each other’s sites by visiting, subscribing and/or leaving a comment.  Please do not drop a link here, disappear and not follow through by visiting other party goers’ sites.  

THEME:

We are linking up blog postsGoogle+ posts or Facebook posts related to FITNESS, RUNNING, HEALTH or WELLNESS.  

SIMPLE RULES:

1. Follow, Like and/or Subscribe to your hostesses and co-hostesses:
2.   Don’t be a wallflower.  I can not stress this enough.  Show some comment luv and support to other party goers of this link up by visiting their blogs and either leave a comment on a post, subscribe or both!  Visit at least others who have joined the party.
3.  Also join our WOW Link Up Pinterest Board so you can PIN your post to it.
4.  Invite your like-minded friends!  We love finding and reading new blogs so spread the word so we can increase the size of our parties every week til we make the walls sweat!!!!  I told ya we party hard!  :-)
5.  Use hashtag #wowlinkup when you comment on someone’s post for easy identification.
6.  Last but definitely not least, HAVE FUN!  This IS a party