Glute Activation Workout {with resistance bands}

Victorem mini loop resistance bands are my most recent obsession!
{psst I’m giving FIVE sets of Victorem mini loop resistance bands away in my previous post…so you should enter}
These small but might little bad girls have a ton of different uses but one thing that I love to use them for is glute activation {basically warming up those butt muscles so you get the best workout and get that booty pop we all want!}
Quick Glute Activation Workout:
Place mini resistance band around your calves or right above your knees. I like to use the medium or heavy. Lets be real this workout BURNS and you don’t have to use resistance if you don’t want to.
25 Donkey Kicks {per leg}
  • Start on hands and knees
  • Flex right foot and press it up towards the ceiling or sky.
  • Squeeze Glutes
  • Lower the knee without touching the floor and repeat the lift.
  • Once you’ve completed the reps on the right leg, switch legs.


25 Fire Hydrants {per leg}

  • Start on hands and knees
  • Raise your right thigh out to the side, keeping the hips still.
  • Squeeze Glutes
  • Lower your thigh with out touching the floor and repeat the lift.
  • Once you’ve completed the reps on the right leg, switch legs.


25 Leg Extension {per leg}

  • Start on hands and knees
  • Flex right foot and press out straight behind you at hip level.
  • Pulse leg towards the ceiling or sky
  • Squeeze Glutes
  • Lower the knee without touching the floor and repeat the lift.
  • Once you’ve completed the reps on the right leg, switch legs.


You should will be BURNING by the end of this workout. I SWEAR I see after only a week!

In my opinion this is a great workout on its own, it doesn’t have to be a pre workout. You could easily to 2-3 more sets and a have ridiculous amount of muscle burn…you know that hurts so good burn…my fave!

I love doing these workouts in the morning, it gives a wonderful boost to the start of the day!

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Bulu Box Review


Disclaimer: because of my relationship with fit approach and being a sweat pink ambassador I was sent a complementary Bulu box in exchange for a blog post and review. All opinions and thoughts are 100% my own and honest.

First things first…what is Bulu Box? “Bulu Box is the first health, nutrition and weight loss discovery box designed to help you feel your best. Each month, you’ll get a custom box filled with a new mix of 4 to 5 premium samples from top brands to try. Every sample is sufficient enough to decide if the product is right for you.” Honestly I had never heard of Bulu Box until I received one due to my ambassadorship with sweatpink. But I’m so glad I know about it now!

Bulu Box is the best way to discover healthy, nutrition and weight loss products.

Bulu Box is such an awesome idea! I love that there are two different box options to choose from!

Bulu Box Original

Bulu Box Original:

This box provides a well-rounded sampling of all things health and nutrition.

Each box contains 4 to 5 premium samples such as sports nutrition, sleep, and healthy snacks.

Plus lifestyle extras like gym gift cards or DVDs to cover all aspects of health!

Bulu Box Weight Loss

Bulu Box Weight Loss:

Designed specifically to help with the varying factors of weight loss,

this box contains 4 to 5 premium weight loss items such as energy aids,

healthy snacks, sleep aids and fat-burners.

Plus bonus weight loss items like fitness gear and kitchen tools.

How it works?
1. Try Samples:
You’ll LOVE discovering new products, but just as important as finding your new healthy faves is seeing which products don’t work for you. Try 4-5 samples based on your profile before buying full-size so you don’t waste your money.
2. Earn Points:
Speaking of money, want some more? Each month you can earn up to 100 Rewards Points (that’s $10!) just for subscribing and sharing your thoughts. Log in to your account to fill out your sample surveys about the products you just tried.

3. Cash Out:
Once you’ve earned Rewards Points you can use them like actual cash towards a full-size purchase of your new favorite product. Some Bulugans even get their order completely free! How many points can you rack up?

On to My Bulu Box!!!


I received my Succeed at Weight-Loss Bulu Box a few days ago and it was full of five awesome weight loss related product samples and an info sheet about each product! Plus it comes in a super cute bright orange box!

What was in my box:


Runa Tea: A healthy energy boost


Shapeology Garcinia Cambogia: Stimulant free fat burner

Movit Energy Gummies: On the go energy

Quest Protein Powder: More than just a protein shake

Earth’s Care Anti-Itch Cream: natural proven itch relief

I absolutely love the idea of Bulu box! This is the perfect opportunity to try out a bunch of different products and find out if you like them or not and if you want to buy the full-size version. It’s a win-win!

I love everything that came in my box. The itch cream smells awesome and felt great on my skin! I have a really dry skin, in all seasons it doesn’t matter if it’s summer, winter, spring whatever the season my skin is dry so this anti itch cream was perfect! I love the vanilla quest protein powder, the Movit Gummies are delicious and the tea was wonderful! Here’s the Debbie Downer part…Shapeology Garcinia Cambogia supplement. It only came with two capsules so it’s virtually impossible to form an opinion if it was something that I want to buy in the full-size version. In my personal opinion I don’t think a supplement with that small of a sample should be included in the box. However with that being said I love the box and am looking forward to my next one! I highly recommend this box and think that you will love it! I also LOVE the BuluBox Blog! If you’re interested please take advantage of my 50% off code SWEATPINK you can choose from 50% off 3, 6 or 12 months subscriptions with this code!!!

DiscountCodeI want to give a big shout out thank you to FitApproach, SweatPink & BuluBox!


Now its your turn, have you ever tried a subscription box before? If so, what’d you think? If not, whats holding you back? I’d LOVE to know! 

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