A DietBet Update–The Pot is Growing!

Hey guys! Hopefully you’re all having a fantastic weekend and maybe some of you are gearing up to watch a little Super Bowl action tonight? Since Jay and I were out the past two nights, we decided to just lay low this evening and watch the game in our PJ’s with some guacamole and a pizza…oh, and leftover birthday cake from yesterday. SO, so good. I’ll fill you guys in a bit on that tomorrow!

But I wanted to just pop in quick to give you all a little update on my DietBet challenge that is starting this week!

**If you didn’t already, please read my initial post about the challenge, which includes important details and disclaimers. This is NOT a game for everyone!**

So, as of about 4:45pm on Sunday evening, we have 109 players signed up, with a whopping $2,725 in the pot!


Not too shabby, right?!

But in addition to the pot that will be split by anyone that reaches their goal (4% bodyweight in 4 weeks), I also reached out to a few companies who were willing to throw in some BONUS prizes!


Right now, anyone who reaches their goal (in addition to splitting the pot) will ALSO be eligible to win one of the following prizes:

-$100 Reebok gift card

-YourReebok.com Custom Card to create your own custom pair of Reeboks!!

-FREE 30-day membership to Booya Fitness to the first 100 to sign up and enter code "dietbet30." Booya Fitness is an online video platform that revolutionizes at-home / on-the-go fitness. Booya is the first medium to bring boutique fitness to the masses that’s both affordable and convenient.

-ONE LUCKY WINNER who reaches their goal in the challenge will receive a FREE ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP to Booya Fitness!

-(2) 6-month subscriptions to NatureBox! For those of you who don’t know, is a monthly membership program that delivers hand-picked snacks to your door along with recipes and ideas for wholesome eats. (And the snacks really are delicious – I’ve tried them many times!)


For those of you who are already signed up, get excited!! And for those of you who think it may be for you but have yet to sign up (please, please be smart), be sure to check it out and sign up here!

(FYI: Once the DietBet is started, I’ll be doing most of my updates right on the game page, rather than on the blog)

Have a great night, friends! I’ll catch you cool cats tomorrow Smile

FitnessGlo–It Works During Pregnancy Too! {Giveaway CLOSED}

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to try out a new-to-me site called FitnessGlo, through my partnership with FitFluential. (Disclaimer: Yep, this is a sponsored post, but all opinions expressed are my own, as always. I think you’ll see that below.)

When I was first offered the opportunity to try out the site, I was hesitant to accept. Considering the fact that I’m currently sporting my third trimester baby bump, I wasn’t quite sure if this would be a partnership that would even be worthwhile for me.

So the first thing I did was take a quick walk through the site. FitnessGlo is a site created for women, by women, and was designed keeping all of us busy ladies in mind, to be able to sneak in a workout here or there in our busy schedules. Most of the classes are shorter in length; many are between 10-30 minutes, with a few closer to the 45 minute mark.

Immediately, I also noticed that the site offers a wide variety of workouts, ranging from HIIT (not my thang these days) to strength and balance (more my style!).

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So after seeing that there was more than just high intensity workouts to be offered, I continued to dig a little deeper into the site. The next thing I noticed, and very much appreciated, was how the site allows you to search for various workout videos by level:


As humbling as it was, it didn’t take me long to discover (after trying out a few of the videos) that I am most definitely a level 1…very rarely a level 2. But hey, that’s okay…I’ll get back to it one of these days.

Some of the videos I was most looking forward to trying out were those by Ilyse Baker, who I had the opportunity to shake my boo-tay with when I visited Reebok HQ last year. Unfortunately, most of her videos were a bit too high intensity for me, so I’m keeping those in mind for later on down the road.

The good news, however, is that there was no shortage of workouts that were suitable for my fitness level during the third trimester of my pregnancy! (remember, everyone is different though, so be sure to check with a doc)

When looking to try out a new workout, I often spent a couple of minutes previewing it to make sure it was something I thought I could do. If it looked doable, I added it to my Favorites tab.


There were a couple of videos (in the above photo, top middle and bottom left) that I thought I’d be able to just make some modifications to as I went along, but wound up having to nix them because it just wasn’t working.

Since I took the time to really find a few workouts that I enjoy, it’s been so easy to go back to them since I already have them saved. Two of my current favorites are below:

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And I will be straight-up honest with you…I sweat more during these level 1 workouts than I have for the majority of my pregnancy. Don’t get me wrong…I’ve been loving my prenatal workouts (especially Pilates), but I cannot tell you how GOOD it felt to really work up a sweat.

(That photo was taken before the sweaty workout ensued..I totally should have taken an after photo!)

So when I tell you that I really, truly love this website right now, I’m not playing around. The site is fantastic, and I love how I not only have some awesome workouts to keep me moving at 33 weeks pregnant…but how there’s also a TON of others that I’ll be able to try a few months from now.

So obviously…I’m sure you guys want some details on how you can get in on the action:

  • For just $12/month, you can gain access to the FitnessGlo website.
  • If you think you want to give it a little test-drive first, anyone can received a free 15-day trial(!)
  • OR…you can try your luck at winning a free 90-day membership!

90-Day Membership to FitnessGlo Giveaway

To Enter: Leave a comment on this post telling me why you’d be excited to win the 90-day membership. Is it to jumpstart your routine? Get you out of a workout rut? Looking for better at-home options? I’ll choose a random winner on Friday, June 7th. Good Luck!