5 Top Apps To Help You Get Fit

  1. My Fitness Pal:  It hands down my favorite way to track food.  While the major con is it does not teach people about ho important macronutrients is in making up total calorie intake for the day it does a pretty great job at estimating total calorie needs as well as macronutrient and micronutrient needs depending on the persons goal.  The food library is also the most complete I have seen, you can even go out to eat and enter a popular restaurants menu and it will pop up!  Do NOT use it to input calories burned….it gives you 10x what you actually burned…Also, For those who wish to get more specific about nutrient timing you can get the premium app and set nutrient needs for each meal.  With premium you can also set up specific macros.
  2. My Wod:  While I no longer crossfit I do still use this app to track my weight lifting records and as a timer.  You can set it up for a tabata, standard, coundown, or interval timer so it makes life easier by providing a timely beep.
  3. Fooducate:  While this app can double as a food diary it is not as complete as my fitness pal.  Where this app is amazing is that you can scan any barcode at the grocery store or look up the food and it will give the food a rating from A+ to F and tell you why that food got that rating.  It is a great tool in teaching people what to look and look out for at the grocery store.
  4. Daily Water-Drink Tracker:  For those that struggle to remember to drink water and stay hydrated this app helps you track your water and will send you reminders to drink water if you are slacking for the day.
  5. Map My Run:  Every blue moon you may find me out on a run.  This app tracks distance, time, pace, and routes for your running or walking bouts.

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3 Fitness Products Every Fitness Enthusiast Should Own

There are so many fitness products on the market right now it’s so hard to distinguish which are actually useful from which are a scam.  My personal top 3 necessities are:

  1. Gallon Gear:  Because staying hydrated is an important part of overall fitness, I have found that gallon gear helps me the most.  Why?  I hate luke warm water after a while and during long school days or long days at work my gallon jug gets warm or my water bottles that keep my water cold get annoying because I have to refill a million times a day.  The great thing about gallon gear is it’s a little slip cover for the gallon jug that keeps my water cold the entire day and has a convenient pocket for my phone and keys.  They have a bunch of fun colors for people with vibrant personalities and more neutral colors for those who prefer to stay low key.  Gallon Gear Coupon Code: MELISSALgallongear banner
  2. Seat Hoody:  This is another go to product for me as I sweat like a maniac and hate that sticky feeling on my car seat and skin….plus it’s kind of gross.  What I love about seat hoody is, it’s an easy on and off, it’s machine washable, and keeps your car seat from getting nasty.  Also convenient for beach days!  Seat Hoody Coupon Code: LETLERFIT15046803_1716258232035145_6260706190234222592_n(1)
  3. Set of Dumbbells:  A set of dumbbells is also a necessity as sometimes we just can’t make it to the gym for whatever reason.  Dumbbells are so versatile they make for great at home workout equipment and take virtually no storage space.  I got my personal set on amazon! Click Here:

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Hate getting Sweat on your Car Seat?

There is nothing more disgusting then getting drenched in sweat and then seeing it on your car seat.  Imagine sitting on a car that is repeatedly soaking in sweat..GROSS! Luckily I have found a solution for that and man has it been a life saver!

I was recently introduced to the Seat Hoody (save 10% with code “letler”) to give it a shot and give my honest opinion about the product.  I was hooked from day 1.  Not only did I realize how dirty I got (the seat hoody would turn black..BLEH) after the gym, but I never realized just how much sweat actually got absorbed into the car seat.

Not only has the Seat Hoody proven to soak in the sweat and dirt from the gym, but it’s great for catching dog hair too!

The best Part?  It’s machine washable!  If you don’t have one, you need one.

Seat Hoody Coupon Code: “letler” saves you 10%

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Gaining 10 Pounds in 6 Days

Some Fitness Professionals think they’re above eating whatever they want on vacation, while others are like me…they go IN. I eat well most of the time so why not indulge and splurge for a week on vacation?

Be prepared though because weight gain will most likely occur if you take my route and eat what’s put in front of you.  Also realize that most of what you gain will be water and not actually fat.

Why is this?  If you regularly keep up with your water drinking and then all of the sudden cut the water intake by more than 50% your body actually will retain water.  If you also are not used to a high sodium diet, eating foods high in sodium all day every day also create bloating and water retention.  48 hours post 10 pound weight gain in 6 days and I am down 5 pounds ONLY going back to eating my normal foods and drinking my regular gallon of water a day.  Weight that goes down that quickly is not usually fat weight.  Because I know my body already, I know that I probably have 3 more pounds of water weight that I will lost this week and then into next week drop the final 1-2 pounds and get back to “normal.”

So whatever you do when you get on the scale post vacation, DO NOT PANIC!  DO NOT go into mega restrictive mode, just get back into your regular diet, water, and exercise routine.

What if you eat a poor diet on a regular basis and then going on vacation to eat more crappy foods than what your usual crappy diet consists of?  Well, chances are that weight gain may not come off as quickly…and you probably gained more fat weight than the person who usually eats healthy did while on vacation…

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Day 28: Favorite Cheat Meal

I have 5 go to cheats/cravings

  1. Donuts from Mojo Donuts
  2. Pizza
  3. Cookies from Night Owl Cookie co
  4. Oreos, especially the blondies
  5. Doritos-Cool Ranch

The problem is that recently I got allergy tested for mildy being allergic to eggs and lactose and now all but 1 (the oreos-They’re actually vegan) of my go to cheats doesn’t make me feel like vomiting after eating it.  I can handle 1 pizza, but who eats just 1 slice?!

I’ve gotten several reassurances that some mild allergies can disappear, so I’m hoping by getting rid of eggs and lactose for a while will eventually help.

I’m curious if anyone has been in the same situation and their experiences?  Comment Below!

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Day 24: Tips for Online Shopping

How to buy Leggings online:

  1. Know your hip and thigh measurements as their should be size guide
  2. Realize that one size fits all is BS and they are made for a medium with a little extra stretch (I know, as that was an original option for manufacturing my own leggings) and women are NOT one size fits all
  3. Does the company have an instagram that include photos that aren’t just stock?
  4. Are they transparent?
  5. What material are they? Cotton leggings tend to get a nasty fuzz from chafing
  6. Are they dri fit? No? Do you want the world to see your booty sweat?
  7. If you have extra long legs, understand that unless the leggings are made to me extra long chances are they will fall just above the ankle
  8. Are they workout leggings? Or casual leggings? or both?
  9. Do they have a clear return policy?  It’s ok if they do not provide free returns and exchanges, but make sure that’s a possibility in case the leggings don’t fit!
  10. Do they have a customer service contact?  Email, phone, social media?  No? Be careful, there are a lot of scam websites!

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Day 14: Father’s Day Gift Guide

If only dads were as easy as moms.  You go into marshalls or tjmaxx and already in April they have a selection of adorable mother’s day trinkets.  You can get your mom flowers and you’re good to go!

There are only so many ties and shirts your dad actually needs.  Some dads have hobbies like fishing and golfing that have accessories that are decently priced, but my dad enjoys shooting, test driving expensive cars, and really nice watches….all items that when you’re on a budget…it’s difficult!  My dad isn’t much of a drinker, he only likes wine, but there’s more than enough in his wine fridge.

He’s handy, but we never know what he needs until he actually starts a new home DIY.

The cute shirts that say dad only work when you’re a first time dad and he’s been one for 24 years now so he’s over that phase and definitely not about to get him a grandpa shirt because I’m not ready to put him into that phase.

Breakfast and bed never really worked because even the few times he has a day off he’s up at 7, and let’s be real….on a day off that’s ridiculous.

Dad’s are tough! So this blog challenge entry is a total fail…LOL!

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