Forget diamonds; squats are a girls best friend. I can attest, first hand, to the transformative powers of this exercise. Not just because I fell in love with my personal trainer turned husband as we got to know each other between squat reps, but because it really is the perfect exercise. You engage your core, back, arms, thighs and legs to make a squat happen AND you are blasting the largest muscle in your body while doing so, which turns you into a fat burning machine. Yet, as perfect as the squat is, it also seems to be one the hardest exercises to master in regards to form. Take a minute and watch the video below, and then get to add this move to your 3-days a week weight workout. You will see a noticable difference before you can even realize what's happening.
Summer is here and your beach tote is packed full of goodies to keep you entertained while you bask in sun. COVERINGS magazine? Check! Bottled water? Check! Big floppy hat? Check! But don't get to comfortable. Sure you've remember to slather yourself in sunscreen, but if you're anything like me there is one crucial bodypart you ALWAYS miss. Your lips. I have literally sunburned my lips not once, not twice, but at least three times in my life. Lying out trying to get my legs to catch up with the rest of my already sunkissed body and a few hours later my lips are bright pink and in agony. Don't be like me. Make sure you show your lips some spf love with fun summer flavors like Lemon Drop from eos.
What it is:
eos lip balm in SPF 15 Lemon Drop is packed with antioxidant-rich vitamin E and natural conditioning oils to keep your lips moist and soft while protecting them from the sun.
Why we love it:
It offers braod specturm UVA/UVB protection, is 80 minute water resistant, is free from petroluem and parabens and moisturizes lips with shea butter and vitamin e.
Overalls have started to make a comeback, and I wasn't sure how I felt about that until I got a look at Olivia Palermo rocking this re-emerging trend. Forget the Blossom and Six overalls trend of the 90s. Olivia Palermo is schooling us on how to make a piece of childhood garb look polished and sophisticated, and I for one am LOVING IT!
While I will admit this trend can be tricky to pull off for fuller-busted ladies, I think it is a look worth trying.When pulling this look together keep in mind: