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09 Apr: This is the best work-out tee I have ever owned.

The Speedlight Tee is a great. It is prefect for working out, or casual wear.  Last week I wore it out for a day at the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Today I wore it for my workout. The top has a traditional tee neck line providing good coverage and the lightweight fabric stretches with me. The ruching on the sides help ensure a flattering look with out being to tight.  The top length covers my…

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08 Apr: Great pants for work or an evening out

I wore the Athleta Stellar Crop Pants to work, as workout wear and as leggings with a nice shirt and ballet flats. My preference for this items is for work and as casual wear. As a petite woman, my biggest challenges are in the pants waist and leg length. I also prefer pockets. These pants have the high waist and they look like a slim tuxedo pants, which I love. However, the placement of the pockets…

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27 Mar: Mary’s pick of the week!

Athleta Spar ColorBlock 7/8 Tights These tights are great for classes at the gym or at home workouts. To be honest, I was pretty skeptical about this tight. They totally won me over.  I wore these tights for a cycling class at the Biker Barre. The tights performed great. It has a high waist band, but I had no issues with the waist band rolling over. They were supportive and they comfortably stayed in place. I…

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25 Mar: Why Bulletproof Diet Is A Great Way To Improve Your Life?

The Bulletproof diet is not just a “diet”. More than that it is a lifestyle that transforms your body inside-out. And the staple of this diet is the bulletproof coffee. If you do not already know about the bulletproof coffee than let us help you. “There is a lot to like about this coffee.” We had an amazing response to our first article on bulletproof coffee. And, to help you achieve the most out of…

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11 Mar: Skin Care Tips For Winter – 3 Picks By Mary – The Face And Soul Behind Proud Mary

It is never too early to be prepared to keep your skin happy and healthy for tough times during the winter. It is always good to have a few skin care items for winter in your bathroom! Let’s admit it, winter can hurt your skin. So, it is priceless to know products that respect your skin in winter. Winter has a tendency to wreak havoc to your skin by making it dry and itchy. But…

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11 Mar: Mary’s Weekend Pick

Featured Class: Row Flow, DC Row, 790 Maine Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024 I have used a rowing machine before, usually as part of a warm-up or to break up my gym workout. I never thought I would enjoy 50 minutes on a rowing machine. But then I checked out my first rowing class the other day in DC Row, the new, hip waterfront area of Southwest, DC. I loved it! The class, Row Flow, was…

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24 Feb: The Bra I Love For BJJ: The 3 Best High-Impact Bras

To find the perfect sports bra is nothing less than a workout in itself. And trump that with a high-impact bra for sports like BJJ – that can be considered as a full-fledged marathon. Many female jiu-jitsu players struggle to find a sports bra that will live up to their tough and intense training sessions. To put an end to this problem check out the bra I love for BJJ below. Often we tend to…

10 Jan: Proud Mary Pick of the Day

    Athleta Sherpa Reversible Jacket Don’t miss out on Sherpa this season. This cozy Sherpa hooded jacket will keep you warm and stylish. It has deep pockets and thumb hole sleeves. And guess what? It is reversible! This jacket is seriously cozy inside and outside. Click here or the link above and see for yourself!. It is available is sizes XXS – XL, Tall, Petite and Plus. Colors: Black, Sea Salt, Sugarplum Mauve. Price:…

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28 Oct: Winter’s coming: Part I

Winter comes early in Minnesota and the North Woods of Wisconsin. I had the opportunity to try out some new winter activewear over the past week on my trip to the Midwest and Washington, DC. Today I will share with you my favorites from Athleta and Kühl. Stay tuned for reviews of the latest pieces from Nike, Target, Lane Bryant and old Navy. Headlands Hybrid Cargo Tight This is a great outdoor activewear piece. I…

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