Friday, January 23, 2015

Cathe Friedrich: Rock Out Knock Out Review

Cathe Friedrich: Rockout Knockout
Cathe Friedrich, 2013

Cathe leads this 55 min kickboxing workout in a gym set with 3 backgrounders. The DVD also includes a 10 min bonus heavy bag routine. Cathe & crew use boxing gloves for a portion of the workout, though you could use weighted gloves or no gloves at all. The DVD is chaptered and includes a TON of premixes.

After a warmup you move into a boxing routine with no gloves: jab cross plyo knee pulls, jab & jack series, speed bag up -cross & shuffle back, jump rope variations, step side kick & pump, scissors, plyo hop forward & block jacks back, ice breakers, march & hitch kick, plyo kicks, elbow strikes, punches, & plyos. Glove routine: X jumps, punches with combos, shuffle & slip, & flurry. Kickbox Combos: punch & kick combos, knee & elbow strikes, punch & kick combos, and finishes with core work & a cooldown.

I rate this a high intermediate routine. Cathe keeps you going pretty nonstop and the pace is quick. Fun routines that will get your heartrate up & are easy to follow without being boring. Cathe's instruction is impeccable and I enjoy her instruction style. As with most boxing/ kickboxing workouts, you give it your all and you can get an amazing workout. I did NOT receive this DVD to review.

For More Information, Visit:
The Cathe Website
Cathe on Facebook
Cathe on Twitter

I purchased this DVD from Collage Video about a year ago and am finally getting around to posting my review. Just posting my review so others can enjoy :) All thoughts and ideas expressed are my own. Do not copy, in whole, or in part any portion of any postings on my blog. Do not repost my content on any other site without my explicit consent. All of my postings belong solely to lindsey8.blogspot.com.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

NestFresh: Always Cage Free Eggs make Delicious Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinners!


Did you know that January is National Egg Month? Who knew? NestFresh & I have teamed up to get the word out about how great eggs are for you and how easy they are to cook and bake with. Keep reading for some fab recipes featuring NestFresh Eggs. Eggs are a whole food source, packed with protein, inexpensive, versatile, and taste amazing! Eggs are not just for breakfast, eggs are a great protein source to add to your lunch and dinner menus as well. Check out the NestFresh Easy Home Meals blog and find recipes, meal ideas, tips and tricks and culinary inspiration. And NestFresh hens are always CAGE FREE!!! Here is a link to some WONDERFUL NestFresh Egg Recipes.




Since eggs are an ingredient known for their versatility and nutrition, incorporating them into a variety of dishes works best for those who want delicious and healthy meals. What’s also great is all of the creative possibilities you have with eggs. Between combining eggs with Greek yogurt to make lighter deviled eggs, to topping salads with hard boiled eggs for a protein punch and even having eggs for dinner. Here are a few of my favorite healthy recipes featuring NestFresh Eggs:


Cheesy Egg and Potato Breakfast Tacos combine cheese, eggs, potatoes and tortillas for a unique but tasty breakfast, lunch, or dinner! 

Spaghetti with Caramelized Onions and Fried Eggstasty vegetarian option put a unique spin on an Italian classic



Did you know that ALL NestFresh eggs are always 100% cage free. That means that no matter which NestFresh Eggs you choose, you can be sure that the hens that laid your eggs had room to roam around large barns. Not only that, but their hens are also free to jump on perches, run throughout the barns, lay their eggs in nestboxes, flap their wings, preen in a dustbath, socialize with their friends, and enjoy all of the perks of being a 100% cage free NestFresh hen. Because they treat our hens so well, they produce the freshest, best tasting eggs. Happy hens equal healthy humans.


For More Information, Visit:
NestFresh Eggs on the web
NestFresh Eggs on Facebook
NestFresh Eggs on Twitter
NestFresh Eggs on Pinterest


I received samples of these products to review. I was in no other way compensated for my honest reviews. All thoughts and ideas expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. Please see my disclosures page for details. Do not copy, in whole, or in part any portion of any postings on my blog. Do not repost my content on any other site without my explicit consent. All of my postings belong solely to lindsey8.blogspot.com.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

ULTIMATUM Blue Workout Review

Lindsi Webb Sanor, 2014

Lindsi leads this 39 min strength &  cardio workout with 4 backgrounders in a gym style set. You will need dumbbells for this workout. Lindsi starts with an active warm up, combo strength exercises and finishes with cardio, last blast, cool down & a stretch. The circuit is repeated one time. 

Exercises include dip & curl & squats, weighted plyo lunges, burpee push ups, weighted burpees, renegade crossover rows, Mt climber, row-burpee- clean & press, side lunge diagonal reach down & tri kickback, weighted skater, plank jacks. Last blast: plank moguls, gorilla walk, KB swing, diagonal shift, 180 degree floor touch jumps, floor touch jacks, lunge down & reach across to pick up weights, and combo bi's.

This is a high advanced workout, the weighted cardio really gets you going! The pace is fairly quick so I recommend moderate poundage. Love the athletic and straightforward routine that will burn a ton of calories.  Lindsi provides some rest breaks and great pointers and of course motivation right when you need it. I received this dvd to review. 


For More Information, Visit:
ULTIMATUM on the web
ULTIMATUM on Facebook 

I received samples of these products to review. I was in no other way compensated for my honest reviews. All thoughts and ideas expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. Please see my disclosures page for details. Do not copy, in whole, or in part any portion of any postings on my blog. Do not repost my content on any other site without my explicit consent. All of my postings belong solely to lindsey8.blogspot.com.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Whole Foods Earth Friendly Products For All Your New Year’s Resolutions


It is a new year and its time for resolutions! Whether you are resolving to eat better, live healthier, live greener, or to take better care of yourself - Whole Foods has the answer! They carry a huge variety of healthy, natural, organic, and earth friendly products. This year I am resolving to use more organic products and to live a little greener. Every little bit and every product we use can really add up to a healthier less toxic life. From our foods, our hygiene products, even the clothes we wear- we can reduce our carbon footprint one fabulous product at a time with the help of Whole Foods. Keep reading to learn about a few of my favorite products from Whole Foods that are helping me stick my healthy living resolution!



Whole Foods Market 100% Organic Lip Balm Trio: Im a lip balm junkie so when I saw this fab trio, I knew I must try it. They go on smooth, are non-greasy, and have a light taste & scent that is irresistible. They contain three botanical butters  (shea butter, cupuacu butter and cocoa butter) and five nourishing oils (coconut oil, argan oil, jojoba oil, hempseed oil and olive oil), making the balms super moisturizing! These butters & oils helps protect lips and keeps them soft and moisturized for hours at a time. Flavors include Sweet Valencia Orange Cranberry, Brown Sugar Vanilla and Sweet Peppermint. I love them all but am partial to the yummy Sugar Vanilla. Makes a great gift for yourself or for anyone that loves a good lip balm. Love that they are organic!

Threads 4 Thought Fleece Legging Starburst Blackberry Combo: Threads 4 Thought commits to using organically grown cotton, which doesn’t use harmful skin irritating insecticides or pesticides. they also DO NOT use GMO seeds in their cotton growing process. The company also uses recycled polyester, turning plastic bottles into fashion rather than waste-which is SO cool! We use way too many plastic bottles so I love seeing we can use them for something rather than just filling our landfills. Even better, Threads 4 Thought advocates for peace and environmental friendliness while giving back a portion of proceeds to the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The leggings come in some really cute prints and are perfect for dressing up or dressing down. Love how versatile these fun, earth friendly leggings are!




Yellow 108 Infinity Scarf:  Perfect for the cold winter months and cool fall  months the Yellow 108 Infinity Scarf is super trendy, super comfy, and super functional. Yellow 108 is a Los Angeles based headwear company that specializes in sustainable accessories and hats made of salvaged materials from eco textile factories. SO cool! I love how creative the company is and that it uses fabric remnants that would otherwise be discarded to create fabulous accessories. The Infinity Scarf is made with 100 percent upcycled, salvaged cotton, creating a product beautifully unique and a “limited edition” from season to season. Love how fashionable this earth friendly scarf is!

For More Information, Visit:
Whole Foods on the web
Whole Foods on Facebook 
Whole Foods on Twitter
Whole Foods on Pinterest


I received samples of these products to review. I was in no other way compensated for my honest reviews. All thoughts and ideas expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. Please see my disclosures page for details. Do not copy, in whole, or in part any portion of any postings on my blog. Do not repost my content on any other site without my explicit consent. All of my postings belong solely to lindsey8.blogspot.com.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Denise Austin’s 10 Week, 360° Plan: Everything You Need To Get in Your Best Shape!


I am a huge Denise Austin fan - love her bubbly personality, variety of workout options, and her genuine love of health & fitness! When I heard she had come out with a new totally customizalbe, super versatile health & fitness plan- I was super excited. Introducing her new 10 Week 360° Plan! This is a new customizable 10-week health and fitness plan that combines everything Denise knows about exercise, nutrition and motivation all in one place. The plan includes online access to her TV shows, new workouts, health & nutrition plans, customized menu options, online forums, and so much more. Fun, easy and accessible for people of all ages and abilities, the 360 Plan includes three core elements to create a complete health routine – fitness, food and motivation. Keep reading to learn more and keep checking back on the blog for detailed reviews of the workouts, online content, and more. This is a great way to start the New Year! New Year, New You with the help of Denise!

Like I said, this is a customized 10 week plan made just for you. You log in and enter your information, weight, goals, current fitness level, calorie needs, dietary restrictions, and measurements and Denise creates a plan made just for you and your goals. With daily workouts, weekly shopping lists, daily  menus, and daily motivation, you can find everything you need to succeed with Denise's new 360 Plan! You have the option to add the DVD set in addition to the online workout options. To create a truly customizable experience, users have the ability to switch out workouts and recipes from the online catalog options. 


Fitness: Since Im a huge fan of her workouts, let me start there. The program includes 30-minute workout videos, six days per week. There is a variety to choose from, including “walk with me,” high-energy cardio, yoga, barre, pilates, dance cardio, stretch, and much more. The workouts get progressively more difficult throughout the course of the program to match the person’s fitness level so you can grow with this well-balanced program. TONS of variety to keep you motivated and your body guessing. 
She really customized this plan in every way. If you are a DVD gal like me, you can order the DVD's in addition to your exclusive access to the entire workout library, including hundreds of Denise’s award winning favorite TV workouts all on her website. You will have access more than 100 of Austin’s favorite workouts from her Lifetime TV shows!


  • Work out online using your computer, phone, tablet or smartTV
  • Get DVDs in the mail if you prefer
  • Swap walking for other exercises
  • So much to get you going: stretching, walking, cardio, toning, yoga, pilates, interval training
Food: The 360 program includes a daily meal plan with recipes for all three meals, plus a snack, to take the guess-work out of healthy eating. With more than 200 recipes to choose from, there’s an option to satisfy any craving. And there is even a weekly shopping list that is mobile-friendly to make shopping trips easy. 



Motivation: On Wednesday and Sunday, program participants receive motivational videos featuring personal life experiences and insights from Austin to help keep them going and there is an interactive forum that lets you talk to other members, ask questions, keep each other motivated, track each others' progress through graphics and stats, and make like-minded friends. 



For More Information, Visit: 
Denise Austin on the web
Denise Austin on Facebook
Denise Austin on Twitter
Denise Austin on Instagram

I received samples of these products to review. I was in no other way compensated for my honest reviews. All thoughts and ideas expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. Please see my disclosures page for details. Do not copy, in whole, or in part any portion of any postings on my blog. Do not repost my content on any other site without my explicit consent. All of my postings belong solely to lindsey8.blogspot.com.

Friday, January 16, 2015

ULTIMATUM Bronze Workout DVD REVIEW

ULTIMATUM Bronze Workout
Lindsi Webb Sanor, 2014

Lindsi leads this 42 minute bodyweight & cardio workout in a gym set with four background exercisers. You won't need any equipment for this workout. You perform one circuit two times, the second time with some variety and finish with a last blast, cool down & stretch. The 30 second exercises in each circuit contains two exercises alternated and then a combo move.

After an active warmup, Exercises include jacks, triangle pushups, pike jacks, puhsups, half burpee variations, squat hops, side & curtsy lunges, tri pushups, 2 limb plank, pushup to tucks, plank leg up & over, burpee moving up & back, side plank elbow to knee, and plyo lunges. Last Blast: 20 seconds each scissors, squat kicks, Mt climbers, floor touch jacks, standing Mt climber, up & back squat jacks, and a final stretch. 

I rate this a high intermediate routine. Not quite as challenging as the bulk of the workouts in the set, but more challenging than the Purple Workout. You could add weights to some of the exercises if you wanted to up the challenge but I felt like I got a great workout without them. Lindsi provideds short rest breaks to keep you going strong. This is a great combo of unique bodyweight exercises & heart pumping cardio. I received this DVD to review. 


For More Information, Visit:
ULTIMATUM on the web
ULTIMATUM on Facebook
I received samples of these products to review. I was in no other way compensated for my honest reviews. All thoughts and ideas expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. Please see my disclosures page for details. Do not copy, in whole, or in part any portion of any postings on my blog. Do not repost my content on any other site without my explicit consent. All of my postings belong solely to lindsey8.blogspot.com.