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February 12, 2014

Reebok ZQuick Giveaway

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Reebok.

It’s no secret that I am a fitness shoe junkie. I love trying out the latest and greatest, and seem to fall for the majority of running shoes I test out.

I do, however, give honest feedback and appreciate every shoe I try for a different reason. Without a doubt, the new Reebok ZQUICK running shoe is unlike any other I have ever seen.

Reebok ZQuick Sneaker Review

Reebok is extremely excited about the launch of this shoe that happened just last week. In fact, you may have read about a handful of bloggers attending their Launch Party or might even catch one of their commercials currently airing during the 2014 Winter Olympics.

I thought it was pretty neat to see these three incredible athletes show exactly how “unnaturally quick” they are in one of them.

Yup… that’s these shoes ya’ll.

Reebok ZQuick Zrated tire bottom 2

When I received my pair in the mail, the first thing I noticed was the Z-Rated tired inspired bottoms. Through rubber grids, they are designed to keep you in control, provide traction, and keep your foot in place with the inner bootie.

Reebok ZQuick lining 2

Over the past week or so, I have tried them in several different ways and love them.

Reebok ZQUICK sneakers for gym

(Reebok Studio Contrast Stripe Tank, PWR Legging, and ZQuick running shoes in Foggy Grey/Purple Vibe)

Here are a few reasons why:

• low-cut for mobility: allows your foot to move naturally while keeping it stable

• extremely lightweight: feels light and flexible enough to also serve as an all-purpose gym shoe

• inner bootie lining: soft bootie fit system designed to keep your foot in place with comfort

And according to Reebok, some additional features to highlight:

• no-sew upper: light and flexible NanoWeb PU cast for breathable protection and support

• inspired by high performance Z-rated tires: designed for uncompromising quickness

• speed control: helps you start, stop and turn on a dime

• underfoot grooves: allows midsoles to flex and expand, increasing ground contact

• light, low profile: EVA midsole designed with new geometry for outstanding handling

• CRTek high abrasion rubber: placed in key wear areas for durability

I have to admit that before actually wearing them, I doubted how great these shoes would be for running. For how flexible and lightweight they are, it just doesn’t seem right. I mean, all the good running shoes out there are packed with support which causes them to feel heavy and clunky right?

Eh. I guess they all don’t have to!

Reebok ZQuick giveaway 2

When placing my order, I asked for a size 7.5 because I prefer my running shoes to fit a little looser in order to avoid blistering. For this one, however, I didn’t take into account the inner bootie magic that holds everything in place. I could have for sure used the size 7, which is my actual street shoe size.

I have taken them for a couple of spins on the treadmill and I am very impressed with how they hold up. Just for fun, I set my incline at a ridiculous number and power walked for a few minutes to see just how powerful the grip is.

ZQuicks on treadmill

Pretty flipping strong. I have yet to take them out on a long distance run (dang you, insanely cold temperatures outside!) but I plan to do so when I see the roads plowed more to my liking.

In the mean time, I keep grabbing this shoe for group fitness classes and even weight training. They seem to be the perfect gym and travel shoe for someone who doesn’t want to pack more than one!

Also, I really do like the bootie lining. It feels like my foot isn’t going to go anywhere and the bottoms can endure just about anything with the set of “tires” they’ve got goin’ on. You could definitely say I am a fan!

Reebok ZQUICK Giveaway

Now it’s your turn to score a pair! Thanks to the generous folks over at Reebok, one lucky (male or female) Housewife Glamour reader will win a pair of ZQUICK running shoes in the color of their choice!

Reebok ZQuick colors*Giveaway open to U.S. residents only. Colors subject to availability.

To Enter: Leave a comment on this post sharing what color combo you are eying and enter at least one additional entry into Rafflecopter!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

You have until Midnight Sunday, February 16th E.S.T. to enter the giveaway. Winners will be announced first thing Monday morning, the 17th.

*Don’t forget to leave a comment on this post below! You must do so in order for your entry into Rafflecopter to count.

Good Luck!

January 28, 2014

Adult Vitamin Gummies Giveaway!

Good afternoon! Hope your Tuesday is going swimmingly. Mine is movin’ right along as I get ready for an exciting home game tonight.

Before we get too ahead of ourselves, I have a giveaway winner to announce. And a big THANK YOU going out to all who entered the Gymboss Interval Timer Giveaway over the weekend!

CONGRATULATIONS to…

Entry #85: April V. - You won by tweeting about the Giveaway!

Please email me at hwglamour@gmail.com with your mailing address and timer color choice to claim your prize.

For everyone else, don’t get too bummed just yet. There’s another giveaway happening right at the bottom of this post. Woot!

Adult (Vitamin) Gummies In My Tummy

I have been wanting to try gummy vitamins ever since I saw them at my mother-in-law’s house over the summer. Although I am a lover of vitamins, I am also the first one to admit to skipping over daily doses. Quite often.

Some weeks go better than others, but overall I have just never gotten used to taking any type of supplement on an every single day basis.

I was contacted about a month ago by the lovely folks over at Nature Made to review their newest line of Adult Gummies vitamins and minerals. It sounded right up my alley, so I figured it was worth a go.

nature made adult gummies

It has been three weeks since I opened the bottles and the only days I have missed taking the gummies since then was when I went out of town.

I actually crave them! In my package I received:

Nature Made Adult Gummies Energy B12 (retails at $7.99)

This one contains 1000 mcg of Vitamin B12 per serving (2 gummies) to support cellular energy production by helping the body convert food into energy. Hello, afternoon pick-me-up!

Nature Made Adult Gummies Multi + Omega-3 ($15.99)

This one provides key nutrients needed for daily nutritional support, plus omega-3 benefits from Fish Oil. Goodbye, nasty fish oil tasting mega pills.

Nature Made Adult Gummies Immune Complex with Zinc ($7.99)

This bottle helps protect the body against free radicals, which is a key mineral that plays a role in many bodily functions by providing antioxidant support for a healthy immune system.

nautre made adult gummies review

Not only are all of the flavors delicious, but they also taste exactly like fruit snacks. The biggest bottle (middle) has a sour, sugary gummy taste, while the other two resemble a more traditional gelatin fruit snack.

My handful serving (two gummies of each) per day has turned into an every day treat I actually look forward to.

nature made adult gummies in hand

I even got Scott hooked onto them this week, which says a lot for someone who doesn’t even believe in taking supplements, or any kind of medicine for that matter. #winning

Right on our kitchen counter, these three bottles have a new home and I am grateful to have them as part of a new routine I plan to stay on top of. You can find this line of vitamins online, or at Target. Check out their store locator for more retailers in your area!

Nature Made Adult Gummies Giveaway

Since late January seems to be all about sharing new products with you, we are keeping the giveaway train rolling, thanks to Nature Made. Who wants some vitamin gummies in their tummy? One lucky Housewife Glamour will win all three bottles pictured above.

To Enter: Leave a comment on this post sharing your current vitamin routine and intake (if any) and enter at least one additional entry into Rafflecopter!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

You have until Midnight Friday, January 31st E.S.T. to enter the giveaway. Winners will be announced Saturday, February 1st.

*Don’t forget to leave a comment on this post below! You must do so in order for your entry into Rafflecopter to count.

Good Luck!

*Disclaimer: Although the Nature Made Adult Gummies Line was provided to me, free of charge, I was not compensated for this review in any way. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own! Please see my full dislaimer for additional information.

January 23, 2014

Interval Workout + Timer Giveaway!

I know what you’re thinking… and I really couldn’t agree with you more. (It’s about time I put up a new workout around here!)

You see, I have admittedly slipped back into the “easy” Fitness Pilates and running on the treadmill routine over the past few months. I chose to use the word “easy” because my brain rarely has to do anything during them. I show up to class, get my booty and core handed to me, then hop on the treadmill to knock out a few miles afterwards. Simple enough.

As mentally effortless as that may seem, it can also get boring after a while. For this reason, I have always loved interval workouts that constantly require an eye on the clock and sets of continuous movements.

About two weeks ago, I received the motivation I needed to get out of my repetitive workout rut and am pumped to share it with you!

Gymboss Interval Timer and Stopwatch

Gymboss interval timer stopwatch giveaway

Thanks to the lovely people over at Gymboss, I am now a proud owner of a multi-use interval timer and stopwatch perfect for almost any kind of workout. From Tabata and CrossFit to cardio and stretching, I can think of at least ten different ways to use this handy new addition to my at-home gym. And that’s just off the top of my head.

As soon as I opened the packaging, I got inspired to create my own workout to test it out. I asked you guys what you’d like to see most and the clear answer was a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout. Alrighty!

I completed the following HIIT circuit workout earlier today that you can do at home or in the gym without any additional equipment.

HIIT at home workout



It was a sweaty one!

It took a few minutes for me to set the timer up for my intervals, but after reading the instruction manual it wasn’t too hard to figure out.

GymBoss Interval Timer watch

There are three different modes available including interval, stopwatch and clock. For the workout above, I made sure to set the interval (top right) at 1:00, a rest time of 0:20 (bottom right), and a repeat of 8 times (bottom left) since that was the number of exercises in the set.

GymBoss interval timer review and workout

I also turned on the vibrate option (the V next to BH) to see if it was just as easy to follow without looking by wearing the belt clip. It was!

Gymboss Interval Timer review

I have always been a fan of interval workouts, and in the past have relied on the stopwatch timer on my iPhone. That theory seems to work, but at times can be a distraction from the workout. I constantly have to do math in my head and occasionally lose count of things. With the timer, I have a clear answer of when I should be moving on to the next exercise and when the workout is over.

Gymboss interval timers come in a variety of colors (don’t worry guys… they aren’t all pink) and retails for just under $20.

If you are one who enjoys mixing up your workouts and trying something new, I highly recommend investing in some kind of an interval timer. Since I still have yet to own a fitness watch (I knowww, right?), I have a feeling this interval timer and I are going to become best friends.

The wheels in my head are turning just thinking about all of the tabatas, cardio, and circuit workouts I can create so much easier!

Gymboss Interval Timer and Stopwatch Giveaway

Today I am excited to share that Gymboss has agreed to give one lucky Housewife Glamour reader the chance to win an interval timer of your own!

GymBoss Interval Timer giveaway

To Enter: Leave a comment on this post sharing what kind of workout you think you would use this stopwatch timer for the most (running, HIIT, boxing, CrossFit, etc.) and enter at least one additional entry into Rafflecopter!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

You have until Midnight Monday, January 27th E.S.T. to enter the giveaway. Winners will be announced first thing Tuesday morning, the 28th.

*Don’t forget to leave a comment on this post below! You must do so in order for your entry into Rafflecopter to count.

Good Luck!

*Disclaimer: Although the Gymboss Interval Timer and Stopwatch was provided to me, free of charge, I was not compensated for this review in any way. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own! Please see my full dislaimer before starting any kind of new workout routine.

December 3, 2013

Reebok Custom Kicks Giveaway!

It’s Tuesday after a long holiday weekend, and if you are feeling anything like me today it’s more than a little sluggish.

I don’t know if it was the craziness of last week’s game schedule topped with Thanksgiving and all of the yummy (carb loaded and sugary) food that goes with it or what, but I am just not feeling myself this week. I am doing my best to get as much rest as I can while getting my eating and workouts back on track so I can hopefully kick whatever is trying to take over this body of mine. Fingers crossed!

Speaking of kicks… remember when I previously wrote about how you can design your own shoes (<- make sure to read about the process if you missed it!) on Reebok’s website? I was given the opportunity to select a pair to custom design as part of my partnership with them and was so excited to see them arrive at my doorstep yesterday!

custom sneakers reebok giveaway

After at least an hour of going back and forth on the design (I am horribly indecisive), I came up with a Detroit Pistons type of color scheme, complete with a customized initialed back.

Heathers customized reebok nano speeds

Pretty darn accurate, right?

custom reebok nano speeds initials

Excited to give them a go, I wore them to practice last night which also included a workout of running stadium stairs, walking lunges and core exercises. By far, the CrossFit Nano Speed sneakers have been my favorite versatile workout shoe I have tried thus far.

Reebok custom sneaker design

Interested in designing a shoe of your choice for yourself? Good news!

Reebok is offering one lucky Housewife Glamour reader the chance to win a gift card to design your own custom shoes, too!

Reebok Custom Kicks card

(Happy Holidays!)

To Enter:

Leave a comment on this post sharing what sneaker you would pick to make your own and enter at least one additional entry into Rafflecopter.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Did you utilize all of the entries available? (Remember if you are already a HWG fan on Facbeook/Twitter, that still gets you additional entries!)

You have until Midnight Sunday, December 8th E.S.T. to enter the giveaway. The winners will be announced first thing Monday morning, December 9th.

AND (!!!) before I go, I have to mention that Reebok has extended their Cyber Monday savings to midnight TONIGHT! Through today only, receive 30% off everything Reebok (except for custom shoes and the Nano 3.0s) by using the promo code CYBER30. You better believe I took advantage of this savings by stocking up on winter fitness gear and maybe even a fitness shoe or two for the husband. (<- best shopping strategy ever.)

See you later this afternoon with a new recipe from Thanksgiving.

Good Luck!

*Disclaimer: All products were provided to me, free of charge from Reebok.  As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own!

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