Sunday, February 6, 2011

Maybelline Fit Me Foundation #350 and #320

Hey ladies! So I recently purchased the Maybelline Fit Me Foundation because I wanted to see what all the fuss was about. It's kind of split down the middle with most women, meaning they either like it or they don't. I'm leaning more towards the "like it" side, but ask me again in about a month or so!

All in all my first impression of it is really good, although I have very oily skin, and this particular foundation seems to contribute to the oil just a tad. I posted a review video on my YouTube channel, if you would like to hear a little more of my opinion on this brand.

As far as price goes, I'm really pleased considering it was only $6.58 at my local Wal-Mart, and I had a $3.00 off coupon when you purchase 2 products (pretty good bargain!), so of course I had to get 2! I couldn't have it any other way! =)

Anyway ladies, that's it! Please feel free to ask any questions you may have here, or on my YouTube Channel  www.youtube.com/classyladykaycee


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Thursday, February 3, 2011

Fitness DVD Review

Here is my review on the DVDs i'm loving at the moment.


The Firm Collection Review

The Firm Collection:

Ultimate Fat Burning Collection:
*4 Complete workouts on 1 DVD
     1. Burn and Shape 40 min
     2. Cardio overdrive 52 min
     3. Pump, Jump 'n Jab 55 min
     4. Cardio Sculpt Fusion 25 min
Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKNJ6sHsuEk
 ------------------------------MY OPINION------------------

Great workout for beginners. Also if you don't want to spend a whole lot of money, but you do want a little variety, with this having 4 different workouts, you get alot for your purchase.

The 500 Calorie Workout
*60 min workout
*Great beginner modifications
Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUn0Jk68lIs
------------------------------MY OPINION-------------------------------

This is a really good workout because it's combines weight training with cardio, and since it is a hour, you get a complete full body workout. The warm up and cardio sections are a little fast paced, so if you have trouble with coordination you might want to work up to this one.

Calorie Explosion
*4 Express workouts on 1 DVD
    1. Kick Butt Athletics Drills 12 min
    2. Explosive Power Moves 12 min
    3. Cardio Kickboxing 12 min
    4. High Intensity Moves 12 min
*Warm-up 3 min and Cool-down/stretch 4 min
*Total workout approx. 55 min
Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqtMXb7BrLU
------------------------------MY OPINION-------------------------------

This one is a little advanced. Not so much with the movement, but with the intensity. I have yet to be able to complete this one all the way through without stopping. You can customize your workout on the menu screen and pick which workouts you want to do if your on limited time.

Power Half Hour
*30 Power Workout
*Beginner Modifications
Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=To7h-fTJp4o
------------------------------MY OPINION-------------------------------

This is a great 30 min workout. It will really have you sweating in the short time frame. Just like the 500 calorie workout it is very fast paced because the instructor tries to combine alot of movement in the time allowed. It can get confusing because there is not alot of lead in time for each movement(constently switching). If you don't have the patience, or simply don't want to stand around while trying to figure out the routine, I would by pass this one.

Get Chisel'd
*40 min Complete Workout
*Beginner Modifications(anyone can do it)
*BONUS 15 min Kick It Into Gear Workout (burns 175 cal in 15 min)
Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgzpU72gfp8

------------------------------MY OPINION-------------------------------

This one is my FAV!!! Really great interval training, meaning you will have your sets of combined sculpting movement then the instructor will have you go into what she calls Power. The "Power" sets consist of power sumo squats, cross country jog with lunges, and alot more calisthenic type movement. The instructor Rebekah keeps you engaged the entire time and is really pleasant to listen to!

Summary on The Firm Collection:

Over all, I love The Firm DVDs. On the front of the DVD it will say "Visible results in 10 workouts guaranteed". That is so true! If you stay dedicated, and stick to your diet (which is the key! Diet! Diet! Diet), you will definitely see results. The Firm brand helps you burn fat because all the movements are compound movements, which causes your core to automatically engage. Also you have to be careful because The Firm series is very lunge and squat heavy, so if you have week or bad knees I would work up to these particular workouts. You will need a set of 3, 5, or 8 lb weights depending on what level you are on, plus a mat if you will be working out on a hard surface. You find all of this DVDs at Amazon.com for great prices and fast shipping------Please check with your doctor before starting a workout regimen.

I have been using these exact DVDs since Sept 2010, and they have worked for me! I still have a ways to go, but The Firm will always be in my workout regimen. I hope this review helps you to pick the correct workout for you. Good Luck, and happy exercising!!


Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Monday, January 31, 2011

Howdy Boys and Girls!!!

Good day ladies and gents! Unfortunately this is going to have to be a very quick, short, sweet and to the point post considering I'm running out of time this evening! Man there just never seems to be enough time in the day to get everything done, especially since you wanna give 100%, you don't wanna let anything slack.

Anyhoo, I had a very productive day today! went to work, (blah!) then came home and recorded my first real YouTube video! So excited! I think I'll get to post it tomorrow once I'm done with all the editing, but I'm so excited! You can check it out here www.youtube.com/classyladykaycee.

After that I worked out at home (which is where I always workout), and I did The Firm DVD: Get Chisel'd . You can watch a clip of it here. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgzpU72gfp8. You can get it on Amazon.com.

Let me tell you this trainer really works your booty off!!!!!! Literally! I love it though! It really makes you feel like you accomplished something! Which is what I love!

Already guys, day one of the week is a wrap and I started it off right! I hope you did too, and keep up the motivation! If  I can do it so can you! Lets do it together! Night night world! May you have sweet dreams and a plan to fulfill them! xoxo!


Sunday, January 30, 2011

The Start of a New Day!

I can honestly say that I have just breathed a sigh of relief. You know the one. The one where you have found your joy. Maybe you haven't reached it yet, but it's coming. Today is my day! I have been waiting for something to fill my days, with me! Simply me! Selfish? Maybe. Oh well I deserve it!

I was (still am slightly) that woman who got up every morning, went to work, came home, cooked dinner for my fiance, then went to bed. That was the extent of my day. Of course one of my releases was shopping, still is actually, but that is a tragedy on my bank account!

Last September I made a change and a promise to myself to do right by me. Give myself life again. Don't get me wrong, I am far from depressed. You know how it is though, we get so caught up in the day to day monotony, that we rarely take time out to really live. You know what I mean? Just live your life and do things that honestly and truly give you pleasure.

So in September I started with a simple step, I started working out! Crazy? Funny? Just hear me out. It changed my entire perspective of myself. I felt in charge and in control again! Plus it didn't hurt when I started seeing results. The proverbial icing on the cake! I've still got a long way to go until I reach weight loss goal, but I'm on my way, and it feels wonderful!

Now in 2011, I have started  conquering my fears and believing that the dreams I dream, are only dream because I have yet to bring them into fruition. Lets just countdown my list for 2011 and see how I'm progressing.

1. Start exercising-completed Sept 2010!!! (yay me!)
2. Star a Youtube Channel-Completed January 2011! (time to make more videos  www.youtube.com/classyladykaycee)
3.Plan my wedding-I'm so behind on this one! Getting married 11-11-11!
4.Get in the best shape of my life!

So far this is my list, and it's getting longer day by day. I'm ready to move forward, and I hope you'll join me! No kids, 3 dogs, and my wonderful soon-to-be husband! That's my life! I'm a happy woman. Silly, passionate, funny, memorable....and enjoying this moment. The start of a new day! My day!