My personal fitness and nutrition goals for 2014

May 1, 2014

Just about four years ago, my husband and I slowly, sort of kind of kicked off our weight loss journey. We started with some at-home, 20-minute workouts that turned into hour-long workouts at home that turned into signing up for local races that turned into signing up for 12-mile obstacle courses that turned into joining […]

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Under Armour: UA Victory Tank just $19.99 + FREE shipping (tons of colors)

April 28, 2014

Under Armour has a great sale on their best-selling UA Victory Tank for women, just $19.99 + FREE shipping!  While this isn’t a huge discount from regular price, this is a good price for this tank.  I just recently saw them at the outlet for $15 each, so this is pretty good if you don’t […]

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Reebok: 50% off select CrossFit apparel + FREE shipping (as low as $12)

April 25, 2014

Reebok is running a fantastic and crazy rare promotion for all my CrossFit peeps, save 50% off select already-reduced apparel items + FREE shipping.  CrossFit gear and apparel is never included in their sales, so if you have been wanting to pick up any items, now is the time! These men’s and women’s Reebok CrossFit […]

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Solutions to common challenges when starting a fitness routine

April 18, 2014

I’m convinced that it’s not getting started with a workout regimen that is the hardest part.  So many of us in a fit of motivation sign up for a class, buy a DVD, start running every day.  This is the honeymoon stage of the relationship.  Things look bright and rosy and promising and we make […]

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My personal weight loss and fitness story

April 4, 2014

My youngest son was about six months old and in a fit of motivation, I announced to my blog readers that I was going to start some sort of fitness something or other.  Then you guys were like “Hooray.  Let us know how it’s going, we’re excited to see progress” and all those things that […]

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adidas End of Season Sale: Up to 50% off TONS of items for men, women and kids

March 24, 2014

adidas has over 670 products discounted up to 50% off right now! They have amazing deals for guys, gals and little ones too.  They have a HUGE selection of shoes, apparel, sports bras, training gear and more.  You can easily sort by category, sport, gender, color and more to find just what you are looking […]

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Reebok: 60% off women’s Shapewear products + FREE shipping (as low as $10)

March 24, 2014

Just for today, March 24th, Reebok is offering 60% off on all Shapewear items for women! Don’t miss this perfect opportunity to update your workout wear for the spring.  Prices start at just $25 for tanks, so as low as $10 after discount.  Leggings and capris start at $65, so just $26 after discount.  This […]

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Things I’m Loving Today: The CrossFit Open, Pat Summitt and Zella leggings for days!

March 13, 2014

There is something about personal recommendations and our need for them.  If I hear you say that you love something and I even sort of kind of trust you, I will most likely buy it or download it or borrow it or go see it or listen to it. I want to share my favorite […]

Read the full article → New Balance WT110 Women’s Cross-Training Shoe just $36.99 + FREE shipping (my FAVORITE shoes)

March 10, 2014

I can’t believe this deal is still available and I get to share it with you.  Last week, I was searching for a good deal on a new pair of shoes for CrossFit (I’ve torn up one pair on rope climbs and just straight worn the heck out of another pair).  I stumbled across this […]

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What I’m currently wearing at the gym

March 6, 2014

When my husband and I first started working out and going to CrossFit, I was wearing whatever I had in my closet, old t-shirts, old running shoes, bleach stained sports bras.  Not that there is any problem with any of these things, but I realized that in the middle of some of the most intense […]

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Why I registered for the 2013 CrossFit Open

February 27, 2014

I originally posted this last year after the 2013 CrossFit Open, but I felt that it would be appropriate to post again since the first workout of 2014 was released today.  Hopefully this can give those of you new to the Open some inspiration or convince you to sign up.  It’s such a fantastic experience! […]

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The Color Run: $5 off registration for ANY race nationwide (locals are Boise, Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Portland)

February 25, 2014

The Color Run is happening all across the nation!  If you have participated in a run in the past or have been interested, now is your chance.  For any Color Run race that is not currently sold out, use promo code COLOR5OFF to save $5 on your registration fee.  There are a few select new […]

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New Balance Minimus 10 just $39.99 + $1 shipping (my favorite shoes!)

February 24, 2014

Joe’s New Balance Outlet has a fantastic price today only on the New Balance Minimus 10 Running Shoe in Diva Pink/Yellow, marked down to just $39.99.  These are regularly priced anywhere between $70 and $110, this is one of the lowest I have ever seen!  Shipping is just $1 in honor of President’s Day. These […]

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New Balance 670 Women’s Running Shoe just $35.99 shipped (down from $79.99)

February 21, 2014

Joe’s New Balance Outlet has a fantastic price today only on the New Balance 670 Women’s Running Shoe in Orange with Pink, marked down to just $34.99.  These are regularly priced at $79.99, this is an amazing price drop!  Shipping is just $1 in honor of President’s Day. Description of the shoe: A stylish choice […]

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Today’s Best Deals: FREE AMC movie ticket, 40% off Marika fitness apparel, Men’s New Balance trainers $26.99 + more

February 12, 2014

Yesterday was a busy day for fun posts, deals and grocery store updates.  I spent some time at Costco gathering prices for the new organic coupon booklet and included some details about the new store layout.  Yoke’s Fresh Market deals starting today (2/12) are now up at the blog, with their fantastic case sale going […]

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Reebok introduces the new ZQuick running/training shoe (based on Z-rated tires!)

February 10, 2014

Have you been looking for a cool new running shoe for your next workout? Reebok has been inspired by hi-performance, Z-Rated tires, and created the Reebok ZQuick training shoe that delivers sports car handling for your feet. The Reebox ZQuick is designed for running and the ZQuick TR is designed for a more all-around training […]

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Finding Your Motivation: Learning How to Love Fitness

January 23, 2014

You’re heard it all.  Get to the gym if you want a beach body.  If you want to get healthy.  If you want more energy.  If you want to lose a pants size (or five).  If you are coming off years (or even just months) of inactivity, you are going to need something stronger than […]

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{Spokane} Living Social: Month of unlimited CrossFit classes starting at just $80

January 12, 2014

Today on Living Social, you can snag a fantastic deal on a month’s worth of CrossFit classes at CrossFit 509 in Spokane. Details on your options: Two weeks of beginner courses + 2 weeks of unlimited classes just $80 ($160 value) 3 On Ramp sessions + 4 weeks of unlimited classes just $100 ($325 value) […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: Budgeting, clean eating and fitness. OH MY.

January 9, 2014

With the turn of the New Year comes the inevitable reevaluation of our goals, our lifestyles, our prior year’s accomplishments and setbacks.  My husband and I don’t really make “resolutions” per se, but something about a fresh new year makes us a little more aware of where we are, what we are doing, where we […]

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{Tri-Cities} FREE beginner intro class every Friday or FREE CrossFit class every Saturday at 9 AM (open to everyone)

January 8, 2014

If you have been wondering what in the heck this CrossFit thing is all about or have been curious to give it a try, you’re in luck!   Our local gym, Natural Selection CrossFit, offers a FREE class every Saturday morning at 9 AM.  This class is open to members and non-members and people of absolutely […]

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What to expect from This Beautiful Frugal Life in 2014

January 6, 2014

I LOVE the idea of a clean slate with each new year.  A fresh start.  I love the idea of evaluating the previous year, looking at what has worked for our family, what definitely didn’t work, what we’d like to try, how we’d like to spread our wings.  While December feels like a time to […]

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Amazon Gold Box Deal: Jillian Michaels Body Revolution or Rushfit home workout systems over 40% off + FREE shipping

January 5, 2014

Amazon has two great Gold Box deals today, both perfect for kickstarting your fitness goals for 2014. The first deal is for Jillian Michaels Body Revolution home workout set. This is a 90-day workout program that includes 3 different phases, 15 DVDs, fitness journal, meal plan and more.  It is designed to start out with […]

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Marika: Additional 50% off already-reduced sale and clearance items (as low as $10)

December 31, 2013

Marika is having a HUGE end of the year sale, with an extra 50% off already-reduced sale and clearance items.  This is a giant discount.  Some of the items are close to 50% off before the additional discount, this would be a great time to stock up on some favorites or pick up a few […]

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Reebok: Up to $40 off + FREE shipping and guaranteed delivery by Christmas (most CrossFit gear included)

December 17, 2013

Reebok is running another AMAZING sale through end of day today, December 17th.  The more you spend, the more you save by using promo code SAVEMORE at checkout. Spend $45+, Get $10 off Spend $75+, Get $20 off Spend $125+, Get $40 off You can snag an AMAZING deal on the original CrossFit Nano.  Already reduced to […]

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Reebok: 30% off sitewide with FREE shipping + my top picks (includes CrossFit gear and shoes)

December 3, 2013

Reebok is running another AMAZING sale through end of day today, December 3rd.  Use promo code CYBER30 at checkout to receive 30% off your entire order, including CrossFit gear and shoes!  It’s pretty rare for CrossFit stuff to be included in their sales and it may not happen again until next holiday season, so if […]

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