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Health and wellness Groupon

 

This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine.
This is my favorite time of year. The kids are back in school. The air is cooler. The leaves are turning red, gold and orange. It’s also a busy time of year. Time to start thinking about attending after school activities with the kids. Bake sales, school and work parties and then getting ready for the holidays. Because before you know it, you’ll be singing Christmas carols.

As a mom, wife and social media manager, I am always busy. I am going non-stop from the time I wake up until bedtime. Then when bedtime arrives I can’t sleep because I’m always thinking about what I need to do the next day. Sometimes I forget to stop and take care of myself. I’m always thinking about what I need to do for others.

health and wellness Groupon

 

I don’t make a lot of money. That’s why I really like Groupon. You can get quality services at a discount. So, I can get pampered without going over my budget. There are many Health and Wellness Groupons. Not only can you save on services at the salons, but many local retailers, restaurants and events. Groupon is totally free and has coupons for almost everything you could think of!

Have you used Groupon?!

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BeautyFitHealth.com Update

 

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I have been extremely busy with work.  I’m so sorry that I haven’t updated my progress.  But, I’m also happy to be working as a Social Media Manager/Marketer.  This has been my dream for the past couple of years. I thought it was finally time to give you an update for beautyfithealth.com.

I have been struggling with eating right and getting in workouts.  Sometimes I’m so busy, I forget to eat lunch.  I am going to make an effort to start the FitnessBlender.com workout plans again.  I’m running out of time.  The Duran Duran show is in a couple of weeks and my high school reunion is in August.

The plan is:  (triumphant horns) I will workout with the FitnessBlender.com Booty and Abs programs.  I like that I can just plug the workouts into the FitnessBlender.com calendar and know exactly what I’m doing for the day.  For the past month I have been drinking a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in water with cayenne pepper every morning to help increase my metabolism.  Apple cider vinegar also helps to get rid of acne.  You can read more about that here.

I have also been eating more avocado, because it helps to get rid of belly fat.  I will make sure to have a protein shake after my workout and try to eat as clean as possible.  I have given up artificial sweeteners and my beloved Coke Zero already.

So, what do you think?!  I hope to update you all every week on beautyfithealth.com.

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I Need To Get Fit! No More Procrastinating!

 

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Yes, I need to get fit.  I have a Duran Duran concert in July and class reunion in August.  More than likely I will be going to the DD concert with my friend Paula.  That means we will probably get backstage and I want to look good for my boys.

This would be my first class reunion.  I haven’t seen most of my classmates (outside of Facebook pics)  since the 80s.  I want to look great.

The first step to get fit is getting out! Now that the weather is finally getting better, I plan on doing more walking and maybe some jogging.  I also have dozens of fitness DVDs that have been collecting dust, because most of my workouts have been online.

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Years ago I did a different DVD every day challenge.  It was called 30 Day No Repeat. You can see the first week’s schedule here. I’m going to be doing that again.  I will be doing the exact same schedule.

Get Fit

In my recent post I Didn’t Worry About Gaining Weight During My Vacation, I talked about how much walking we did during our vacation.  I experienced a lot of pain in my legs every day.  Recently I started taking Omega-3s to combat that pain.  I have read that Omega-3s are essential for my heart health, but they are also great for reducing inflammation and joint pain.

I need to get fit

One of my favorite fitness gurus PJ Wren also included Omega-3 as one of the best vitamins you can take.  Read her post here.

I’m taking flaxseed oil capsules, eating more fish (more sushi)  and adding flaxseed to my food.  I have less leg pain and I don’t get stiff after sitting for a while.  So, I will be keeping Omega-3s in my diet permanently.

#dinner tonight is #sushi from #KiboSushiHouse! #Twitter #Toronto

A photo posted by Kelly (@kellym7609) on

Now that the weather is improving, are you spending more time outside?! What is your favorite way to get fit?!  Do you have a favorite workout DVD?!  Let me know in the comments below!

 

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Eating Healthy Giveaway

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Ozeri Digital Pedometer

Ozeri Digital Pedometer Review

Ozeri digital Pedometer

How has your new year been so far?!  I’m trying to get back into the fitness mindset.  It helps when I have a new gadget to try out.  My new toy is the Ozeri Digital Pedometer.

The pedometer records steps, distance, calories and time.  It has an advanced Tri-Axis Technology or 3D Motion.  Which means it can provide an accurate recording of steps horizontally, vertically or on its side.   The Ozeri Digital Pedometer is small enough to slip in a pocket, attach to a belt or it can go in a purse.  It can count up to one million steps. There’s a 7 day memory, so you can review the previous day’s activity.

The set-up was very easy.  I was able to add in my information in minutes.  I really like the slim design and the split display, so I can see my steps, the time and day all on one screen.  It also has a blue backlight for night viewing.

Ozeri Digital PedometerTo find out more about the Ozeri Digital Pedometer and Ozeri’s other products, please go to http://www.ozeri.com/.

Also check out my review of the Ozeri Total Body Scale.

Disclaimer: I received a free Ozeri Digital Pedometer from Moderna Housewares LLC in exchange for a honest review.  The opinions are my own and results may vary. I received no monetary compensation for my review.

 

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Ozeri Total Body Scale

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I was asked by Moderna Housewares LLC to try out one of their products.  I decided to try the Total Body Scale.  I haven’t had a scale in my home for well over a year.  I’ve been keeping track of my weight by the way my clothes fit and body measurements.

The scale is the Ozeri Touch II.  The scale a total body scale which means it not only tells your weight but also calculates your fat ratio, water ratio, muscle mass and bone mass.

The scale is very easy to use.  First you program the memory profile.  You can put in up to eight profiles.  The profile includes age and height.  If you perform at least 14 hours of physical activity like me, you would choose female athlete. The scale can hold up to 440 pounds.

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Step on the scale to get your weight.  Stay on and it will flash the fat ratio, water ratio, muscle mass and bone mass.  I think it’s more accurate to use this scale than to depend on BMI.

It also has a Tare mode that can be used to weigh something you can carry, like an infant or luggage. I highly recommend the Ozeri Touch II Total Body Scale and will be using it weekly to keep track of my weight.

To find out more about the Ozeri Touch II Total Body Scale and Ozeri’s other products, please go to http://www.ozeri.com/.

Disclaimer:  I received a free Ozeri Touch II Total Body Scale from Moderna Housewares LLC in exchange for a honest review.  The opinions are my own and results may vary. I received no monetary compensation for my review.

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It’s Time To Say Goodbye!


Just a quick update from this past week.  I’m loving the results I’m getting from combining the FB Abs Workout Program and the BodyRockTV Fat Burn Challenge. With these two programs combined my workout time is about 45 minutes.  I plan to do another round of the FB Abs along with FB Booty next month.

Summer vacation season is here!  Are you planning a road trip?!  There’s a great way to in a workout along the way.  Check it out here.

I’m a big fan of the Subtle Green’s Vienne Restorative & Regenerative Lotion  It smells so good and doesn’t feel heavy on my face.  My skin looks healthy and I don’t have to add any additional moisturizer through out the day because my skin always feels hydrated.

Recipe of the week made me weak in the knees when I saw it! Egg-free cookie dough made with chickpeas. Yes, it’s vegan and gluten-free.  The recipe is here.

It’s time to say goodbye to this old blog I’ve had for four years.  I’m
hoping with the blog revamp I can continue to talk about my journey with
you all and help you along the way as well.  That was my goal when
starting this blog.  I will have a new domain beautyfithealth.com. The revamp is scheduled for June 17.

Please feel free to connect with me via social media:

Twitter: @dancingvalentin or @CravinChocolate
Google+:  Kelly M
Pinterest:  dancingvalentin
Facebook: Beauty, Fitness & Health…Oh My!
Instagram:  KellyM7609
And my other blog: The Elements of Review

I want to thank you all for reading!  Thank you for your support.

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Where Will My Path Take Me?! Excited About The Future

Where Will My Path Take Me Next?! Excited About The Future

I’m really looking forward to summer!  I will have this blog revamped, new house and going home to Chicago for a visit.  I’m just excited about the future in general.  I feel good things coming my way!

I started BodyRockTV 30 Fat Burn Challenge and another round of FitnessBlender.com’s FB Abs Workout Program. I’m already noticing a change in my core.  It looks flatter and more toned.  I have to keep it up even though I’m super busy. I might start the FB Booty Workout Program in July. I’m still thinking about it.

As for my diet, I’m sticking to my 80/20 rule. I have been trying to eat more fat burning foods like oatmeal, eggs, avocados, coconut oil and almonds. I’ve noticed that for me eating three meals with a couple of snacks, one in the midday before dinner and then a small one in the evening works best for me.  If I eat every two to three hours like some have suggested, I gain weight. 

Dates to remember:

The blog revamp is scheduled for June 17 and also our moving day is June 21st. We will be without wifi for a couple of days.   So I will not be blogging around that time.

Recipe of the Week:

Well, it’s more like a recommendation.  I’ve been working on a campaign with Martin’s Apple Chips.  They’re a great snack to take with you when you’re on the go.  I have them with yogurt at night to curb my cravings for something sweet. Check out their website here for other food ideas and recipes.   You can find them in various stores in Ontario, but they will soon be available across Canada.  You can also find them at your local Starbucks! If you live in Canada you can enter to win a spa getaway from Martin’s Apple Chips.  Enter here.

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The Last Day in May

My favorite picture I took in May and it’s also one of my favorite things about the old house. I will miss this beautiful chandelier.

It’s the last day in May.  The year is almost half over. Can you believe it?!  Not much new to report.  Busy packing and moving things to the new house slowly.  The big move will be later in June.  Nervous and excited about it,  Hoping to live in this new house for at least 10 years.  The longest we ever lived in one place was four years.  

So last week I did post a couple of things to my Facebook page.  I received a package contain Subtle Green’s Vienne moisturizer.  I will be trying that out for a few weeks before my review.  You can find out more about Subtle Green’s products by visiting their website here.

Former Go Fit Gal PJ posted a tough Tank Top arms workout.  Sleeveless season is here.  It’s still not too late to get those arms toned.  Check out the workout here.

I’m still doing the FitnessBlender.com FBabs program. Every time we move I find clothing that I haven’t tried on in years.  About four weeks ago I tried on a pair of pants and a dress that were both snug around the waist.  I tried them on again last week and they were less snug. Pleased with the progress.  I will do another round of FBabs along with BodyRockTV’s Fat Burn Challenge.  You can sign up for the challenge here. You know I love a good challenge!

Recipe of the Week: Snickerdoodle Protein Shake! Yes, I made this and was satisfied with the taste.  It did remind me of a snickerdoodle.  So I will be making it again.  You can find the recipe here.

protein shake

Dates to Remember:
Starting the FBabs program and BodyRockTV Fat Burn Challenge on June 1st. 

The blog is scheduled to be moved over to WordPress in mid June. After that I hope to have more reviews for you! Thanks again for reading;-)

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Movin’ On Up!

I think with each move packing gets more difficult. We are moving to a new house in June and I’m kind of behind with the packing.  Another move I’m happy to tell you about is that my blog is moving from Blogger to WordPress.  I’ve been wanting to do this for a while.   Hopefully one day I’ll get to move my other blog too.

Summer will be here soon and last week I shared with you an article about some great ways to stay hydrated during the summer.  The pictures of water are so pretty.  I think it’s a much healthier way to make the water taste better. Check out the article here.

Also I shared a video about the best belly fat burning foods.  Some of these foods I’m sure you already have in your kitchen. You can watch the video here.

I just finished my second week on the Fitness Blender Abs workout plan.  I love that the workouts are around 30 minutes a day.  I’m so busy right now and I need a quick and effective workout.  That’s exactly what I get from Fitness Blender.

Dates to remember:

I have some reviews coming to you but only after my blog has had its makeover.  Thanks to Blogelina  my blog will get a revamp as part of the #1000MomBlogMakeovers.  So excited!  The makeover is scheduled for mid-June!

I would like to thank you all for reading my blog.  I will keep you updated about the launch date. I would love to hear from you as well. Please leave comments below. Thank you!

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