Glasstic Bottle – Great water bottle for on the go!

Disclosure: The Glasstic Glass Bottle was provided for me in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am disclosing this in accordance to FTC Guidelines. Please see “Disclose” tab for more information.
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Being on the go at all times I find it extremely important to have a good water bottle so I don’t constantly have to buy the plastic ones or get a drink wherever we stop. I must say that I have been incredibly impressed with my new Water Bottle from Glasstic.

About Glasstic:

Glasstic Bottle Co. is a division of Healthylicious Living LLC. They are a healthy and active lifestyle company, helping people around the world to realize a better quality of health and life through their innovative product line. They began developing the Glasstic bottle over three years ago when they saw a need in the market for high quality/pure yet portable beverage containers. The portable water bottle market had begun to replace plastic bottles with metal ones due to increasing concert of harmful chemicals leaching from the plastic bottles.

They knew that the ultimate water bottle had to be made of glass. Yet, they also knew that they had to make a glass bottle that was portable, break resistant, shatterproof, BPA free, toxin free and safe over-all to carry into public places. They really wanted a worry-free glass water bottle and Glasstic was born.

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Stress Relief- Do you need a Rescue? #StressLess2BMyBest

Stress is a silent killer, building in strength with every little issue until “boom”. You end up with a stress related illness.  To name a few, they are: heart disease, asthma, obesity, headaches, depression and anxiety, gastrointestinal problems, and Alzheimer’s disease. Now the scary stuff is out of the way. What do we do about it? How do you unwind after a long day?

I personally do yoga and go to the gym. Yoga is a great way to center yourself and bring your body to a better place, too. It gets to a point where if I miss my yoga during the week, within a few days I am stressed out, not sleeping well, and more easily agitated. My husband likes loud music and video games to unwind and de-stress. Any form of music that is loud works, preferably something abrasive as well as loud. Thank goodness for headphones.  My son likes to take apart his Masher action figures and put them back together, watch tv, or play video games. There are many great ways to get your mind off of its current stresser and relax.

Below are Top 10 De-stress techniques

9 Meditation
8 Writing in a journal

7 Breathing exercises

6 Wherever stress finds you – you can be ready…Take natural RESCUE: Take on stress and be at your best!
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Must Have – GoLiFE Fit Smart Scale

Disclosure: The GoLiFE Fit Smart Scale mentioned below was provided for me in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am disclosing this in accordance to FTC Guidelines. Please see “Disclose” tab for more information.
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I know I have been talking a lot about my more active lifestyle changes lately. I am absolutely loving my GoLiFE Care Activity Tracker that I reviewed back a few months ago. (you can go to that review here). I was absolutely excited to try out the Smart Scale that GoLiFE had to offer. The GoLiFE Fit Smart Scale has been all that I ever imagined and more.

About Papago Inc:

PAPAGO! Inc. was established in Taipei, Taiwan in 2001; with more than 10 years GPS related background both in software and hardware. PAPAGO! Inc. has become the leading brand in Taiwan, China, Russia, South East Asia, Japan, Australia, and now America.

Characteristics of their products:

  • Protect you and your family
  • Intelligence connecting
  • Life for sharing

PAPAGO! Inc. Vision:

PAPAGO! Inc. has devoted itself to offering better services and driving technology for every consumer. Their goal of constantly innovating and communicating new ideas to the public are paying off. 

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About GoLiFE Fit Smart Scale:

The GoLiFE Fit Smart Scale is the perfect tool to help people reach their fitness goals by keeping track of their weight and BMI (body mass index). The slim design has a durable stainless steel body with an attractive blue LCD screen. You can easily set up your perfect weight goal and when paired with the GoLiFE Fit App you will know how much you should weigh to reach that target on a day-to-day basis.
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LA Psycle- A wonderful Spin Studio

 

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At the start of most years many people are all about exercising, getting fit, losing weight, and even more great New Year’s Resolutions.  Jamie Froetschner opened her spin studio, LA Psycle, back at the beginning of October and has been bombarded with interested people ever since.

About LA Psycle’s Owner:

Let me tell you that Jamie is one of the most energetic people that I have ever met in my life. She could motivate a rock to get up and going, which is absolutely wonderful for her role as the instructor. Jamie leads a very active life and is always encouraging all members of the class to push themselves a little harder. Jamie has created a wonderful atmosphere to help people make very healthy life choices.

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About LA Psycle: 

There are two options for classes:

  • $5 drop-in
  • $50 for a 5 week pass

Class Times:

  • M- 6:15 p.m. (45 minutes)
  • M/W – 5:30 p.m. (30 minutes)
  • W- 6:15 p.m.  (45 minutes)
  • T/TH – 5:20 a.m. (30 minutes)
  • T/TH – 6:00 a.m. (30 minutes)
  • T/TH – 4:30 p.m. (30 minutes)
  • T/TH – 5:15 p.m. (30 minutes)

The 5 week pass consists of 2- 30 minute sessions or 1 – 45 minute session a week.

The price for drop-in and the 5 week pass are the same. The benefit of the 5-week pass is that you will get to “reserve” your bike.

The classes are always first come first serve, and the 5 week pass people always get their spots before openings are posted to others.

In addition to the classes that are offered, Jamie and her side-kick Kristin, offer drop in classes on most Fridays and Saturdays to help get more people into the classes.

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LA Psycle:

Let me tell you that when you enter the LA Psycle studio, you immediately feel ready to have a great time. There is always great music playing, and tons of smiling faces. Larned is a small community so everyone has gotten to know each other very well and everyone is part of a big family. Every single workout leaves you proud of yourself for working hard, and ready to come back and do it again for your next class. I know that I can’t say that about every other type of workout I’ve ever done!

About Spin Class:

Spinning is a specific format of indoor cycling. Only certified Spinning instructors are allowed to teach “Spinning.” Spinning is a cardio workout set to music and led by a certified instructor. Most classes last between 30 and 60 minutes, although some places offer beginner or intro classes that might be shorter. Jamie and Kristin both are Schwinn certified teachers.
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AmRap Bands perfect for working out or everyday

Disclosure: The headbands from AmRap Gear mentioned below were provided for me in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am disclosing this in accordance to FTC Guidelines. Please see “Disclose” tab for more information.
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With the new year just starting, I am sure that there are many people that have exercising or working out or something of the sort as their New Years Resolution. These awesome headbands from Amrap Gear are amazing for any workout as well as everyday activities.

About Amrap Gear:

Amrap Gear was founded in early 2014 by Clayton and Alicia. They are a husband and wife team that loves experiencing all genres of fitness with their family. They live in Colorado. Their passion is people, especially those in the athletic and active community. They truly love the positive attitude that exercise and healthy lifestyles bring into people lives.

Amrap Gear was initially developed to find innovative ways for crossfitter’s of all levels to manage their workouts. As they began selling their products, they quickly realized that these products did not have to be crossfit specific and people of all fitness likes quickly began to use Amrap Gear.

Amrap Acronym:

  1. As Many Reps/Rounds as Possible
  2. The most grueling mix of cardio/strength/skill in a set amount of time
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Lazy Lizards Yoga Products For Kids

As many of you know, I am a yoga fan.  I practice regularly, and have had my son and even my grandmother do yoga (at their level) with me.  My son is, like many kids, wiggly and impatient, and yoga is great for redirecting that energy.

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Lazy Lizards created a kid sized yoga mat with 12 poses printed on the mat along with a DVD to go along.  Kids can easily follow along with the DVD or just use their mat.  Their is also a space where kids can personalize their mat to make it their own- my son was completely horrified by the thought of drawing on his mat, but I think some kids would like to.  My boy can be a little finicky, like his mother.

They have 4 colors of  eco friendly, kid sized yoga mats, with poses printed directly on the mat, as well as the Lazy Lizards Yoga DVD.  Introducing yoga at a young age can encourage a healthy lifestyle early. Kids love doing yoga, and it is great for them. Yoga comes naturally to children, they love to use their imaginations to move their bodies in creative ways. Have your child try yoga, and watch him or her grow from the inside, out.  It is great for you to do together as well- something you both can do.  It’s nice to have healthy activities you both can enjoy.
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Win a GOLiFE Care Activity Tracker

Disclosure: The GOLiFE Care Activity Tracker fromPAPAGO! mentioned below was provided for me in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am disclosing this in accordance to FTC Guidelines. Please see “Disclose” tab for more information.

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I have been really big into working out lately and I have really enjoyed ‘getting back into shape’. I had been looking at all the different activity trackers that are available for awhile. There are a wide variety of them out there and it’s hard to know how you can get the best bang for your buck :). I must admit that I have been completely impressed with my GOLiFE Care.

About Papago:

Vision: PAPAGO! Inc. has devoted itself to offering better services and driving technology for every consumer. Our goal of constantly innovating and communicating new ideas to the public are paying off.PAPAGO!Inc. keeps researching the latest driving technology, seeking breakthroughs and creating a different future. 

They believe that working out is one of the best ways to express pressure and maintain a healthy body, and it is better to have friends who can share this interest with you.

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About GOLiFE Care:

This wonderful activity tracker is a very helpful tool for those that are active. You will see that it has a wide variety of activities.

  • Record Fitness Data and Sleep Patterns– The GOLiFE Care can help you record the number of steps that you walk, the distance you walk, and how many calories you burn daily. It will also even tell you if you are getting enough sleep at night.
  • Never Miss a Call Again – It will send a vibrating alert when you receive an incoming call from your smart phone. This is very helpful when your phone is on silent mode or not right with you.
  • Stylish Design with a High-Resolution Screen – It is designed with a stylish brushed metal face and silicone band making it comfortable and versatile for everyday wear.
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Win an Awesome FlipBelt Running Belt

Disclosure: The FlipBelt was provided for me in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am disclosing this in accordance to FTC Guidelines. Please see “Disclose” tab for more information. 
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I am always on the go. A lot of the time my girls are with me, but there are times that I get to go out for a run or walk by myself. I must admit that I typically take my phone with me everywhere but really hate holding onto it and my house key while I’m out and about. FlipBelt is the perfect solution for this problem.

About FlipBelt:

Everyone has something that they need to carry, but not always the hand to hold it. FlipBelt is the solution for this problem. FlipBelt is designed to carry your on-the-go essentials without tying up your hands. It is made of moisture-wicking, spandex-lycra blend, FlipBelt slides right on and sits snug on your hip. There is no bulk or no bounce. FlipBelt is also machine washable and machine dryable.

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