Ethical Holiday Toys For Children

With the holidays approaching, some of you may want to get shopping down early. These toys are all old-fashion ethical wooden toys. You may be wondering, ” what is an ethical toy?” An ethical toy, is fair trade, eco-friendly, and ethically made. Fair Trade means that everyone is paid correctly, and there are no sweat-shops, or child-labor. Eco-friendly toys are made to help, and not hurt the environment. Each wooden toy is made with eco-friendly wood, and non-toxic paint. For each tree that the business uses to make the toys, they also, plant a tree. Ethically made, means the “design, production, materials, retail, and purchasing the items are not hurting the environment, work conditions are fair, production is sustainable.”  By purchasing ethical toys, you are making a conscious effort to help the environment, and the people who are working to bring you the item. There is no child labor, or bad working conditions. Everyone is treated fairly, and the working conditions are good.

                                                      
When finding this company, I was excited, and also loved that it is a family owned business, where they handmade all of the toys. How special is it to receive a toy that is made by another’s hand. Supporting an ethical business, that is family owned, is exactly what I had in mind when I was looking for children’s toys.

This holiday season, give the gift of a handmade ethical toy. Helping to support the ethical businesses. Each toy is made from sustainable wood. The wooden toys are old-fashioned, helping your child take a break from the tech-driven society.
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How Tobias Stays Fit With A Hectic Touring Schedule

Get to know a little about Tobias in his bio:

Bio: “Tobias is a pop and hip-hop artist. He taught himself how to write, record, and produce his own music at a very young age and has since developed into the artist he is today. Although he has always created his own original music, his performance career started in 2011, performing as a back-up rapper. He has since developed as a solo artist and created a whole different sound for himself. Tobias has toured across the East Coast at some well-renowned festivals, events, and venues. He has a true passion for music and loves delivering his fans an exciting, high                                           energy performance.”

You may know Tobias from his infamous song, “Want You,” where you will be sure to find yourself with the lyrics, “ Girl, you got me going crazy, crazy and I really really really want you,” stuck in your head, and possibly belting out the chorus in the shower. Tobias recently released his new song “Robber,” and rest assured the lyrics and beat are just as catchy. If you want to check out Tobias’ music videos, head over to his YouTube Channel Tobias Sound. With his hectic schedule as an artist, Tobias wanted to show his fans his health takes just as much priority.

               

Tobias’ schedule is a bit chaotic in a true artist form. He wakes up around 7 or 8 a.m. , and chows down on some breakfast before heading straight to the gym. Building up a sweat is Tobias m.o., making sure that he targets a different muscle each day. He takes working out extremely seriously and says, “even though I have a busy schedule, my workout is one thing where I refuse to cut time.” With long hours on the stage performing, Tobias finds it crucial to get his full workout in six days a week; after all, huffing and puffing on stage, while performing is never a good look. His workout routine looks something like this; he begins with 15 minutes of cardio, targeting his muscle of the day, and ending with 20 to 30 minutes of abs. We all know we want to be kicking it in the gym, so make sure to get on Spotify and put some of Tobias’ tracks on your playlist. After his workout, he heads for a quick shower because each day is busy, as he fills his time with  recording, producing, writing, meetings with his label, Bently Records; networking or, promoting his music. And, this all happens in-between his touring schedule.

20% of health starts in the gym, while the other 80% is made in the kitchen. Tobias works with his personal chef, Emily from the company, Good Eats. Tobias is usually hard-pressed for time, and is unable to cook, which is why the design of the ” grab and go” meals are perfect for him. His meals are custom designed for him; each meal is low in fat, high in protein, with simple carbohydrates to keep him in shape, and healthy. He finds the meals to be, surprisingly delicious. Like most humans, Tobias enjoys one cheat day a week, where he checks out the latest restaurants, and savors all of the delectable bites.

By staying active, and healthy Tobias is able to give his audience an amazing performance . He says, ” I just don’t feel the same if I don’t get a full workout. When I workout and eat healthy, I feel happier and more energized and I can do more.”

When asking Tobias questions in regards to the article, I decided to ask a fun one!

What are some quirky things people don’t know about you?

Tobias answered, ” I’m crazy about shoes, especially athletic shoes, and especially Adidas. I probably have more than 40 pairs of shoes and I’m always getting new ones. A lot of my shoes are just the same shoe in all different colors. Having my gym outfit and shoes on point motivates me to have a great workout. I also can’t workout unless I have headphones and they have to be great headphones and great music. I have rose gold beats solo headphones that I use at the gym. They’re wireless so I can put my phone down while I’m working out.”

Tour Merchandise:

We all have a bit of a fashion fen in us, which makes watching artist’s chose their style, so enticing. Very exciting news for Tobias’ fans, he is collaborating with a blacklinxinc to give you all some dope clothing to wear on his upcoming tours.

                            

 

Follow Tobias On Tour:

 http://tobiassound.com/shows-2/

Check Out Tobias’ Social Media:

Tobias Official Website: www.TobiasSound.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/TobiasMusicArtist

itunes: https://itun.es/us/FrF6jb
Good Eats by Emily:

For Shits & Giggles- Pet Sitting Addition

So, today I am pet sitting like I am most weeks in the summer. I have three adorable cats that I get to watch. The recycling needed to be taken out today no big deal I always take out the garbage and, recycling. Right as I’m bringing all of this to the curb it starts pouring and thundering. Yes, I do love the occasional down pour it is fun to get stuck in the rain however, while I went back to get the rest of the recycling the garbage can completely blew over. Yup, cans scattered all over the street I huffed at myself but, did not panic. I simply picked up the one box of papers and, the garbage can. Once I had secured all of that, I went and got all of the recycling that fell all over the street. If anyone was watching I’m sure they were getting a kick out of all of this. I thought I’d give you all a chuckle at the funny things that usually occur on a everyday basis in my life. If you care to follow my day come find me on instagram @foreverseekingwanderlust or @thatsabangsfitme I frequently post on both. I am also, thinking of letting you all into my snapchat world but, for now I’m going to keep that private for friends and, family. Stay tuned for more write-e-sodes of For Shits & Giggles.

Have an enlightening and adventurous day,

allie

Art TuGo – Featuring Jordan Robinson

Hello Loves,

I just found out my friend Jordan is making these stunning bags and, I had to share them with you all! I meant Jordan in my first semester studying Fashion Merchandising. She sat down next to me in class and, we have been friends ever since. You may have seen my YouTube video featuring Jordan from two years ago. Now, she is back at it, being her fantastically creative self. It is always my favorite time in a designers career to get in just when they are starting out. The ability to see a brand grow, develop and, prosper is an amazing experience.

 

Art TuGo  is, ” Inspired by Modern art & urban street fashion. Art TuGo handbags are for the fashionistas who aren’t afraid to stand out from the crowd.”

You can find Jordan’s Art TuGo line of handbags on her etsy store. Let her know I sent you her way and, tag me if you buy a bag @allievluv I’d love to see you rocking the lastest fashion trend!

                          Art TuGo Etsy Shop

                                                    

 

The Truth About Blogging

Hello Loves,

I thought I’d chat with you all on blogging and, what it really takes. I am still not making money off of blogging which, is partly due to my lack of posts. If you have never blogged in your life then you may not understand the demand that comes with blogging. You must have a boatload of posts ready to be launched every month. This isn’t to scare you or overwhelm you but, this is just the clear facts. A blog is a lot of work and, the benefits may not be seen for years.

 

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You also, have to dedicate your time to have at least seven posts ready a week. Most blogs will have two to three posts a day. That is 21 posts a weeks and 84 posts a month. Lets say it takes about two hours to write a blog post, add photos, add links and, make your cover photo that means an average blogger would need to devote 42 hours a week to their blog if they are posting 21 times a week. Don’t know if you caught that but, that is 2 hours over a normal 9-5 job… So, if anyone ever tells you that blogging isn’t a real job, that is a laughable statement. Okay, lets say you have those 42 hours now you have to add research, marketing and social media. Add about 10 to 15 more hours to that.


Well blogging may not be as easy as it looks.. Most blogs have people that write for them so, sometimes the original blogger isn’t even writing any content. I personally don’t want anyone else writing on my blog because I made it for a reason. Not having people create content for you is probably not the best business move because I can easily get burnt out or, not be able to turn over enough content. Although, I want to make money off of my blog I don’t want to lose the voice I have on the blog. The reason I created the blog was for a creative outlet. I am learning so much from reading other blogs and just, dedicating more time to creating content.

How Bloggers Make Their Money:

~Affiliate Links

~ Ads

~ Sponsored Posts

~ Other Jobs

Why Did I Start Blogging:

For The love of writing and hoping others would enjoy my voice through my posts

Has It Been Difficult To Blog:

I would say it hasn’t been easy there are may things you need to research, discover and, test. You are running your own business and, there is a lot of time that goes into and, so far no reward money wise.

What Does A Blog Entail:

  • Lots and lots of good/interesting content
  • a few niche posts- mixed in with
  • Ads
  • Affilate Links
  • Loads Of Time
  • A Schedule To Write
  • A Schedule To Promote Your Blog Posts
  • An engaging Audience
  • Passion for What You’re Doing
  • Patience For Not Succeeding Right Away
  • Basics- Interenet, Picmonkey, Pictures, Some To Take Pictures Of You, Some Money

What Makes Blogging Challenging:

  1. Not Always Creative: If you are a writer you understand that you do not always feel the creative juices flowing. This is not the best if you need to devote two specific days to write a post. That usually equals writers block and, that can get very frustrating to have to walk away from blogging because you are not in the creative head space.
  2. Content: Coming up with content can be a bit of a challenge especially if you haven’t scheduled out what you want to write about. Be warned that going into writing a blog post without an idea can be pure genius or create a large headache.
  3. Time: Because this isn’t my full time job it’s hard to poor in the hours needed for the blog. Sometimes I feel like I am neglecting my blog and, I have to, to remind myself my other jobs need my attention because unfortunately, you need money to survive. My pet sitting jobs really allow me a lot of time to blog but, I also, need to create time to dedicate to the pets, workout, shower, eat. Sometimes I can neglect what I need because I’m so focused on my blog. It eats up so much time. I have been blogging since 8 a.m. this morning and, it is currently 1:34 p.m. I’m only on my third post of the day. I did take the dog out a few times and, shower. But, I would say I’ve been writing for a solid five hours. Like I said you need to have a lot of time if you are the only one creating content.
  4. Needing Money: I’ve mentioned a few times now that I need money to survive and, blogging doesn’t provide me with any. This can be extremely frustrating especially if I have poured my heart into a blog post.

Goals:

  1. Create seven blog posts a week- eventually get to 21 blog posts a week
  2. Give my readers awesome content
  3. Be helpful to the reader and, give them a few posts with information that they can use in their everyday life
  4. Write lots of travel blog while in Hawaii
  5. 500 Followers/Readers
  6. Make Money From The Blog That Will Allow Me To Dedicate More Time To The Blog
  7. Eventually Make A Living From Blogging So That Pet Sitting Money Will Be My Spending Money
  8. Sponsored Posts- That Would Also, benefit my readers

I hope you enjoyed some truth behind blogging. Please let me know if you start a blog I’d love to read one of your posts. Let me know in the comments if there is something specific you’d like me to talk about I’d be happy to write a post about it.

Have an enlightening and adventurous day,

allie

Instagram:

@amazon_fba_seller ( all of my business posts)

@thatsabangsfitme ( fitness and vegan food posts)

@allievluv ( regular posts and youtube channel posts)

@foreverseekingwanderlust ( Travel posts)

@eyeheartedu ( Poshmark posts)

Each instagram serves a purpose and, I know it’s a lot…

Twitter: @thatsabang

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/ethicallyinclined/

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Airbnb: This is my favorite way to travel. While in Italy we saved so much money using Airbnb and stayed in an amzing apartment. Airbnb is much cheaper than a hotel and, you can filter what you need for your trip. You can get an entire house or, a room in a house. It’s customized to your needs.

How Most Bloggers Go From Making $0 To Making Some Cash As A Blog : Blogging can be a very challenging experience and, I have been working very hard to understand what I need to go from $0 to $50,000 plus a year. I’ve learned a lot has to do with affilate links and, marketing. It can get a bit confusing all you can do is research and, continue to learn.

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Simple Way To Save $500 A Year

Hello loves,

With traveling becoming a large part of the 20 “somethings'” lifestyle we are all looking at ways to cut out extra costs. Who couldn’t use an extra $500 in their savings account or to use for an airplane ticket. Where do you have to cut back in order to get it?

Yup, unfortunately those delicious soy frapps have to go.. We subconsciously are spending almost $500 on just coffee or tea. Can you imagine you have a virtual wallet and, it’s wiped clean by your insane need for caffeine filled mornings. With credit cards, debit cards at the ready their is not such a connection as their would be with cash. If you hand your card over you can pay it later as opposed to handing over your hard earned cash right then. A few ways to avoid this insane spending spree:

  • Make your own coffee and by a reusable cute to go mug that will motivate you to fill it with your own coffee
  • Load your Starbucks card with the allotted money you’re allowed to spend for the month
  • Get another job if you are serious about getting Starbucks every week

If you can kick the habit and still want to earn some dough to save for your travels here is blog post I wrote about recently that should help you find a side hustle:

Have an enlightening and adventurous day,

allie

 

Instagram:

@amazon_fba_seller ( all of my business posts)

@thatsabangsfitme ( fitness and vegan food posts)

@allievluv ( regular posts and youtube channel posts)

@foreverseekingwanderlust ( Travel posts)

@eyeheartedu ( Poshmark posts)

Each instagram serves a purpose and, I know it’s a lot…

Twitter: @thatsabang

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/ethicallyinclined/

https://www.facebook.com/Thatsabang/?ref=page_internal

https://www.facebook.com/groups/theemtreprenuerlife/

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Minimalistic packing toiletries

 

Here are my favorite gems for traveling, saving money and, so much more!

Airbnb: This is my favorite way to travel. While in Italy we saved so much money using Airbnb and stayed in an amzing apartment. Airbnb is much cheaper than a hotel and, you can filter what you need for your trip. You can get an entire house or, a room in a house. It’s customized to your needs.

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Ibotta: Clip coupons no more! This app has all the coupons you want minus the many hours of coupon clipping. I even saw 1% off ebay! Ibotta helps you save money on groceries, mobile shopping, travel and, so much more! You also get $10 just for signing up through my account.

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5 Ways To Make Extra Money

Most think of these as summer jobs but, you can use these to make extra money all year round. Whether one of these are going to be a full time job or side job it is important that you do your research when it comes to them. While this may be awesome side jobs they are jobs and require as much effort and, care as you would put into your everyday job.

 

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 PetSitting: This is a full time job for me at the moment. My parents started a pet sitting business and, they just L.L.C. got bonded and, insured a few years ago. I couldn’t be more thrilled taking care of people’s precious animals! We get most of our jobs by word of mouth and, thank goodness the business has been taking off. It allows me to stay in a new place almost every week which, is an awesome change. If you are looking for a great experience and, new furry friend, pet sitting is defiantly the way to go. I’ve heard good thing about Rover so, you might want to start your profile there as a pet sitter.

If you are in the Monmouth County New Jersey Area check out or website and, facebook page:

http://www.tagteampetsitters.com/

https://www.facebook.com/tagteampetsitters/

Airbnb: Airbnb is a great place to find houses etc.. to getaway but, you can also, become a host. If you have a summer house, apartment or, want to rent a room out you can. This is the perfect way to make some extra cash.

Tutoring: There are many sites to put your tutoring skills to the test. If you have the special skill of knowing another language I just learned about a great site that you can tutor on. With italki you can use your language skills and, create your rate so, you can tutor many people who are itching to learn a new language. This is also, a great job as a college student who may need a part time job but, can’t leave the campus because of their class load. 

Freelancing: I use Upwork to freelance. I mostly write blog post but there are many jobs for different skillsets. From web designer to virtual assistant you will get a job in no time. You submit a proposal to the job you want and, wait to hear back from the potential client. I have gotten a lot of work from here and hope to build my skill sets so, I can apply to even more jobs. 

Blogging: This is not a get rich quick way to make money in fact, it is actually extremely difficult to actually make money blogging. Some bloggers are lucky and are making upwards of $50,000 plus a year and, some make $0. The struggle is real but, you can reap the rewards. There is a lot of research required and lots of trial and, error. If this is your passion and, you love writing then I would say start a blog. I love the fact that I have readers who enjoy my content and, ask questions. Interactive readers are amazing and, they are who I’m writing/researching new blog posts for. I use wordpress for my blog and, I am currently loving it. I also, bought my own domain name. I started on blogspot and, worked my way to my own website. Do some research and, see what will work for your blog.

Those are all the extra jobs I have for you for now. It’s a good thing I love to research and, learn so, I will have plenty of new side/full time jobs for you all soon! If you have a topic you want me to talk about just let me know in the comments below.

Have an enlightening and adventurous day,

allie

 

 

Instagram:

@amazon_fba_seller ( all of my business posts)

@thatsabangsfitme ( fitness and vegan food posts)

@allievluv ( regular posts and youtube channel posts)

@foreverseekingwanderlust ( Travel posts)

@eyeheartedu ( Poshmark posts)

Each instagram serves a purpose and, I know it’s a lot…

Twitter: @thatsabang

Facebook:

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https://www.facebook.com/Thatsabang/?ref=page_internal

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Here are my favorite gems for traveling, saving money and, so much more!

Airbnb: This is my favorite way to travel. While in Italy we saved so much money using Airbnb and stayed in an amzing apartment. Airbnb is much cheaper than a hotel and, you can filter what you need for your trip. You can get an entire house or, a room in a house. It’s customized to your needs.

How Most Bloggers Go From Making $0 To Making Some Cash As A Blog : Blogging can be a very challenging experience and, I have been working very hard to understand what I need to go from $0 to $50,000 plus a year. I’ve learned a lot has to do with affilate links and, marketing. It can get a bit confusing all you can do is research and, continue to learn.

Ibotta: Clip coupons no more! This app has all the coupons you want minus the many hours of coupon clipping. I even saw 1% off ebay! Ibotta helps you save money on groceries, mobile shopping, travel and, so much more! You also get $10 just for signing up through my account.

Ebates: Get the best deals on Ebates while collecting money! Invite friends and, get $5 bonus for each friend that signs up. Who doesn’t love building up cash to shop!

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Shop The Pinterest Look Ethical Edition

Are you a fan of that sexy intelligent look? This is a casual look you can take to the library or, sport chilling with friends. I recreated the pinterest look before with ethical options to piece this outfit together.

 

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Crop Top:

Ethical Sweat Shirt:

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Ethical Sweat Pants:

Coole Jogginghose von Get Lazy

Ethical Shoes:

Kota

Ethical Glasses:

Hamilton (7529) Purple-1.25

Vero (8864) Clear

Smart Accessories:

 

          

Where To Find Everything:

Tops~

Ethical Purple Crop Top: Etsy

Journalism Top: Journalism Ethics

Chocolate Crop Top: Chocolate Top

Sweater~

Pact Sweater: Black Sweater

Sweat Pants~

Get Lazy Sweat Pants:Die stylische Jogginghose: Get Lazy Pants URBAN

Ethical Shoes: I actually own this exact white pair I asked for them for my birthday a few years ago and, I love them! You guys have to read what they are made out of and the story.

indosole white recycled sneaker

Ethical Glasses~

http://www.icueyewear.com/Sunglasses/womens/destin-8846-tortoise

Amazon: The books are from my Amazon store if you click on them you will be brought to the book. Here is the link to my storefront on Amazon if you are interested in having a look, I would appreciate the support!

Allison Vota Amazon Storefront

Hat~

http://edunonline.com/product/fairtrade-organic-cotton-baseball-cap/

Here are my favorite gems for traveling, saving money and, so much more!

Airbnb: This is my favorite way to travel. While in Italy we saved so much money using Airbnb and stayed in an amzing apartment. Airbnb is much cheaper than a hotel and, you can filter what you need for your trip. You can get an entire house or, a room in a house. It’s customized to your needs.

How Most Bloggers Go From Making $0 To Making Some Cash As A Blog : Blogging can be a very challenging experience and, I have been working very hard to understand what I need to go from $0 to $50,000 plus a year. I’ve learned a lot has to do with affilate links and, marketing. It can get a bit confusing all you can do is research and, continue to learn.

Ibotta: Clip coupons no more! This app has all the coupons you want minus the many hours of coupon clipping. I even saw 1% off ebay! Ibotta helps you save money on groceries, mobile shopping, travel and, so much more! You also get $10 just for signing up through my account. 

Ebates: Get the best deals on Ebates while collecting money! Invite friends and, get $5 bonus for each friend that signs up. Who doesn’t love building up cash to shop!

Swagbucks: Earn Swagbuck for shopping or, taking surveys. Get rewards for shopping. 


Shop The Pinterest Look Ethical Edition

This is one of my favorite outfits for a casual night out or, for work this summer. Of course the colors can be changed but, the whole idea of the outfit is the perfect mix between sophisticated and, sexy. 

Ethical Top Options:

Ethical Bottom Options:

Ethical Shoes:

Ethical Necklaces:

Ethical Sunglasses:

Shop The Looks:

Tops:

Alternative Apparel

Wear Pact

Bottoms:

amourvert

kowtowclothing

stellamccartney

countryroad

peopletree

Shoes:

nisolo

planet guests

Accessories:

Native Trashion

cocoart

credjewellery

iwantproof

SOLO Eyewear

 

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Here are my favorite gems for traveling, saving money and, so much more!

Airbnb: This is my favorite way to travel. While in Italy we saved so much money using Airbnb and stayed in an amzing apartment. Airbnb is much cheaper than a hotel and, you can filter what you need for your trip. You can get an entire house or, a room in a house. It’s customized to your needs.

How Most Bloggers Go From Making $0 To Making Some Cash As A Blog : Blogging can be a very challenging experience and, I have been working very hard to understand what I need to go from $0 to $50,000 plus a year. I’ve learned a lot has to do with affilate links and, marketing. It can get a bit confusing all you can do is research and, continue to learn.

Ibotta: Clip coupons no more! This app has all the coupons you want minus the many hours of coupon clipping. I even saw 1% off ebay! Ibotta helps you save money on groceries, mobile shopping, travel and, so much more! You also get $10 just for signing up through my account. 

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My Weekly Fitness Routine

Hello Loves,

My fitness journey continues and, I am making some amazing progress. I have lost about 12 pounds and I am that much closer to my goals to be a fit individual. This week I have been slacking in the fitness department mostly, because I have been writing so many blog posts and pet sitting. It was also really warm out and I wasn’t running/walking in 80-90 degree Fahrenheit weather. I did bring my yoga mat and kettle bell with me which, I will be using for the next couple of days. I am getting my wisdom teeth removed in a few days so, I’m thinking I will be down for the count fitness wise for about three days. My normal fitness routine is below along with my new favorite YouTuber who focuses on fitness.


Monday, Wednesday, Friday:

 

Stretch

Swimming 10 minutes ( I’m still getting used to swimming)

Run/Walk 30 minutes ( Walking 3mph for 5 minutes Running 6mph for 1minute repeat for 30 mintues)

I walk backward on the treadmill for ten minutes

Sideways on both sides of the treadmill for about 3 minutes

Mini ab workout-

  • Reverse Crunch 3x 30 seconds
  • Jack Knives ( As Many As I Can Do)
  • Flutter Kicks ( As Many As I Can Do Before I Lose My Form)
  • Alternate Heel Touches 3x 30 seconds

Mini Glute Workout:

  • Glute Bridge ( As Many As I Want)
  • Glute Bridge Hip Dips ( As Many As I Want)
  • Fire Hydrant
  • I like To Go Into A Bridge To Stretch ( Make Sure You Are Capable Of Doing This Please Proceed With Caution)

Mini Arm Workout:

  • bicep curls- 20 with 8 pounds
  • tricep extensions- 20 with 15 pounds
  • Shoulder Press- 20 with 8 pounds
  •  Wide Curls- 20 with 8 pounds
  • 180 Degree Open- 20 with 8 pounds

Tuesday- Zumba

Wednesday- Zumba

Thursday- Pound Class

Saturday- Usually work out at a park

I start out with simple stretches and, jumping jacks to warm up my muscles

Abs 1

  • Roll Up- 3 sets 30 seconds
  • Pulse Up- 3 sets 30 seconds
  • Bird Dogs- 3 sets 30 seconds
  • Windshield Wipers- 3 sets 30 seconds
  • Alternating Superman- 3 sets 30 seconds

Glutes

  • 50 hip bridge & leg lifts
  • 50 donkey kicks
  • 50 glute kickbacks
  • 50 sumo squats & leg raise
  • 50 side lunges

Arms, Back & Chest With Resistance Bands

  • Standing Curl 8lb band
  • Standing Chest Press 15 lbs
  • Chest Fly 15lbs
  • Tricep kickbacks 8lb
  • Tricep Extension 8lb
  • Shoulder Press 8lb
  • Upright Row 8lb

Kettlebell 15 lb :

  • Around the Body Pass
  • Deadlift
  • Swing
  • Pass Through Lunge
  • Clean & Press

After I stretch with the foam roller ( get a foam roller they are extremely helpful!)

Sunday is usually a relaxed day since I’m basically working out everyday and, twice a day on some of them.


I will keep you all updated on my progress and, new workouts that I find. I like to switch up my routines so my body doesn’t get used to it so, each week I will give you all a new version of each workout. Let me know if you all want calorie breakdowns etc.. I will start wearing my heart rate monitor and, fitbit again.

Have an enlightening and, adventurous day,

allie

 

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Ibotta: Clip coupons no more! This app has all the coupons you want minus the many hours of coupon clipping. I even saw 1% off ebay! Ibotta helps you save money on groceries, mobile shopping, travel and, so much more! You also get $10 just for signing up through my account. 

Ebates: Get the best deals on Ebates while collecting money! Invite friends and, get $5 bonus for each friend that signs up. Who doesn’t love building up cash to shop!

Swagbucks: Earn Swagbuck for shopping or, taking surveys. Get rewards for shopping. 

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