Onnit Battle Rope!

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OBRBA new year calls for new workouts! If you’ve been following me for any length of time then you know my love for workouts, and friends, I LOVE my Onnit Royal Battle Rope {50ft. -1.5 in. thick}

From the first time my husband and I used it we were in love with this rope! If you have ever done a High-intensity interval training {HIIT} workout then you know that 30 seconds isn’t a quick as it seems. Add a Battle Rope into the mix and whoa…30 seconds is taken to an entirely different level, talk about a hardcore, body transforming workout!

Never heard of “Battle Ropes”? That’s ok, I got you!

What’s a Battle Rope?

A battle rope is simply a length Onnit Battle Ropes are 40 -50 feet in length and between 1.5 – 2 inches in diameter and weighing up to about 30lbs.

How to use a Battle Rope:

Onnit Battle Ropes are 40 and 50 ft. There are a few ways to use Battle Ropes:OBRAN

  • Battle Rope {Common use}: Attached/wrap the center of the rope around a secure anchor point {like a basketball pole for example} Then stretch out the rope and hold on the handles and you are good to go!ONBR
  • With a Partner: You and your partner each hold on to one handle, stretch rope out {this will result in you and your partner being 50ft apart} and begin workout!
  • Pull Through: Leave the rope coiled up with one handle visible, pull until you reach the other end of the rope

Battle ropes exercises are then done by lifting the end of the rope and making whipping motions {this look like waves} or dragging the ropes back and forth {this looks like slithering snakes} around. The goal is to maintain these movements for as long as possible…it’s hard…but it IS a lot of fun! Check out the Onnit video below!

Benefits of a Battle Rope Workout:

Battle Ropes are great for all fitness levels and they are considered low impact, so really anyone can use them! Because Battle Rope training involves non-stop full body training, you engage everything – arms, legs and core for an amazing calorie torching, fat burning sweaty workout!ONBRA

What I LOVE about Onnit:

  • Fast Workouts {15-20 minute workouts will kick your butt!}
  • Workout with a Partner {My husband and I LOVE workout together! Onnit Battle Ropes take it to a whole new level!}
  • Great Cardio Workout
  • Mix Up your Workouts…NEVER get Board Again!
  • Torch TONS of Calories FAST {300-500 calories per HALF HOUR!!! WHOA!}
  • Build Muscle And Burn Fat Simultaneously
  • Take Battle Ropes ANYWHERE {the biggest ropes are only about 30 lbs.}
  • Awesome Strength Training
  • Build Amazing Endurance

ONBRBWhen my Onnit Royal Battle Rope arrived I was beyond excited! Not only is this rope just amazing…it’s really pretty…sadly it isn’t available in purple any more, however, there is black and gray, black and yellow and black and red!

Do you have a battle rope but you just aren’t sure what to do with it? Here’s an example of the kind of battle ropes workout you could put yourself through. This workout uses the principles of interval training for producing maximum fat loss. Each interval below is performed 15 seconds on and 15 seconds off. Adjust the intervals to suit your needs as appropriate.

Some of our favorite Battle Rope workouts:

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  • Double waves: keep a wave in the rope for as long as possible
  • Double rope slams: lift the rope high and slam it down to create as big a wave as possible
  • Moguls: jump side to side to create horizontal waves
  • Jump slams:  jump up and down to wave and slam
  • Crossovers: horizontal waves while crossing arms

They are also great for Gymnasts! We sometimes wrap it {SAFELY} around a garage truss and she uses it to climb…and swing…so do her brothers!!

I highly recommend the Onnit Battle Rope to anyone who wants to gain stamina, do a fun and intense workout, or just simply looking to switch things up in their daily workout!

Buy it HERE!

Special Thank You to Jennifer at Onnit for providing me with this amazing Battle Rope!!

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Shopping and Making an Impact!

I have mentioned so many times about our love for  Lizatards! We not only love the quality and selection of their leotards but who they are! You may remember the California Fundraiser leotards from the end of last year, the proceeds from those leotards went to the families that had been devastated by the horrible fires!! How amazing right?!? Lizatards does more than that…

Everyone who shops at  Lizatards is helping them donate to the Children’s Heart Institute, and a local YMCA Gymnastics Center to benefit the gymnastics programs, averaging $2500-$4000 a year!!!

Lizatards also supports different non-profit organizations.

Fun fact! When you buy a Medal Hangers you are actually helping benefit Rise Up Industries, which is a non-profit organization that provides: job training, counseling and programs to formerly gang involved individuals and at-risk individuals! How awesome is that!

Lizatards 'Gymnast' Medal Rack Hanger- Black, Blue, Purple or Pink

If you been wanting to get your gymnast a Medal Hanger please consider getting one from Lizatards!!

You can read more about Rise Up Industries HERE

Over the last year and a half our daughter Gabbi has been an ambassador for this amazing company! We love the leotards, the people, the friends we’ve made and of course the giving back! Big News!! Lizatards will be announcing new 2019 Lizatards Ambassadors in the next few months. If your gymnast is social, loves posting and likes free leos you might be right! Lizatards will be picking our Ambassadors at the beginning of February, so head over to https://www.lizatards.com/pages/lizatards-brand-ambassador

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Garb Inc. Jr. Golf Apparel!

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Do you have a Junior Golfer? If you do then you need visit Garb Inc! We are absolutely loving this brand! We first got introduced to Garb in July 2018 and since then Simon has loved everything he has from them!

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Garb Inc is the original junior golf apparel brand, founded 1996 and currently one of VERY few companies that cater to junior golfers but I’ll tell you what in our opinion Garb defiantly leads the pack!

garb3At PGA camp many of the other parents asked about Simon’s clothing. They loved that he look like a miniature golfer, not just a kid wearing shorts and a polo {their words} none of them felt their children looked put together enough for PGA camp. They all commented on the fabric of Simons polo and pullover! Of course I led them all to the Garb Inc website!

Lets talk quality because it is AWESOME! I cannot tell you how many times I have washed his Garb clothes, especially the shorts and pull over! All items look like they just arrived from Garb. No pilling, snagging, ripping or fading {that isn’t the case with some other Golf Polos he got at the same time} Oh and the shorts can be used a swim trunks…Simon’s favorite in fact!

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Pictured: Corey Boys Golf Hat Dalton Hybrid Golf/Swim ShortsRobbie Boys Polo | Matthew Boys Pullover

garb4I highly recommend Garb Inc if you are looking for some fashionable, function and great quality Golf gear for your little golfer! There is some amazing girls golf apparel too!

 

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New Leo ALERT at Lizatards!!!

OMG friends, Lizatards has a new leotard that we are absolutely swooning over! Not only does it have our favorite strappy back but it’s just all over GORGEOUS!! I mean just look at it!

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This “Blue Pulse” Leotard is soft, comfortable and sure to become every gymnasts favorite! The gorgeous blues, purples and pinks created such a fun look! Gabbi wore this leo to practice the day it arrived and EVERYONE loved it! Check out that strappy back…WOW!

Head over now and pick up this Blue Pulse leo for you gymnast or dancers…they will love it!

BUY “Blue Pulse” Leotards NOW!

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She’s a STRIVE GIRL!

sg2Strive Girl is an AMAZING Girl Clothing line on a mission to empower the next generation of female athletes! I first got connected with Strive Girl in July 2018 and I immediately knew that this company was special! Not only do I love this mission but the owner and her daughters are equally as amazing at the company they have created!

I couldn’t wait to get my hands on some of the amazing GRL PWR quote shirts! We picked our two favorites. “Beast Mode” and “Get it, Girl

sg4Not only are they the cutest tees ever but seriously the most comfortable! Gabbi wants to be comfortable all the time so she wears these tees all the time. They have traveled with us to California twice and Seattle more times than I can count!

sg1EVERY SINGLE time she wears one of these tee shirts people literally stop us where ever we are to ask “where is your daughters shirt from” I honesty have loved spreading the Strive Girl love!

Over the last few months their line has EXPLODED with so many adorable and empowering items…seriously I wish I could go on a shopping spree for Gabbi on the Strive Girl website!

sg3Be sure to head over to the Strive Girl website and pick up some awesome stuff for your Rock Star daughter!

Here are a few of our favorite new items!

Strong Looks Pretty on You Sweatshirt
Strong Looks Pretty on You Sweatshirt:
I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE this!
Goal Digger™ Royal Blue Leotard
Goal Digger™ Royal Blue Leotard:
Legit our favorite leo ever! I really want to get this for Gabbi!
This Girl Can Sweatshirt
This Girl Can Sweatshirt:
UMMM Heck yes she can!
Self Love Club Slumber Set
Self Love Club Slumber Set:
Absolutely love this!
Be sure to follow Strive Girl on Instagram to stay up to date on new inventory! @Strive_Girl

Happy New Year Workout!

Happy Good Morning friends! OMG Happy New Year! 2019??? WOW!

Who’s ready for a new year workout?! If you’re like me and like to scroll through Pinterests fitness boards, then you know there are a TON of workouts for every fitness level and every fitness interest!

Here are a few of my favorite arm workouts! I always seem to go back to these or try to pin over and over 🙂

Always remember:

  • Push your body, but know your boundaries make sure all workouts are being done safely.
  • Increase or decrease the weight based on you fitness level
  • Increase or decrease reps to fit your fitness level

This workout is my absolute favorite arm workout, its super quick but you will feel the BURN! Pop in some earbuds and play your favorite mix and you’re good to go!

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This is a great video workout!

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Click here for the awesome video workout!

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Love this one during commercial breaks 🙂

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This is a great workout if you have a little bit more time to devote!

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One of my favorite things about arm workouts is that you can do them any where at any time {unless we’re talking power lifting…but thats an entirely different thing!!} Seriously though, you can get a good workout in during your favorite tv show. Happy workout!

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Lizatards Fundraiser Leotard {Califorina Fires}

Update 12/28: These gorgeous leotards are no long available, THANK YOU to everyone who purchased one or both! Lizatards was able to give a VERY wonderful gift! ❤

gabw1Without a doubt you have heard about the devastating fires in California. We spent  Thanksgiving in California {driving from WA state} Seeing the devastation first hand was truly like nothing I’ve ever seen before. My husband and I cried driving through towns that were basically non existent…so many people lost everything. It was overwhelming and gut wrenching. Our Hotel was to capacity, not because people were visiting for Thanksgiving but refuge from the fires. Some of the families had cars full of frame photos and rubbermaids full of their cherished belongings. As I said it was overwhelming.

 

When we arrived home and discovered that Lizatards was doing a fundraiser I couldn’t have been more thrilled!

Head over to Lizatards right now and purchase one or both of these gorgeous leotards for $10!

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The proceeds go to support the fire victims! The leos are listed as “California Fire Holiday Leotard” These leotards will be $10 until they are gone!

SHOP LIZATARDS NOW!

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