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Friday Five

Yay, it’s Friday!

This work week went by fast, and I’m grateful for that!  I have been busy with work and my training, all of the days just blend together… that happen to anyone else? It’s going to rain all weekend in Boston, which means I will be indoors riding on my trainer and running outside, if I’m lucky.

Here are five of my favorite things this Friday!

Tessemae’s Dressings

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I have been using Tessemae’s dressings for over a year now, and I will NEVER go back to ‘regular store bought dressings’ ever again. You will not find a tastier, healthier dressing out there. All of their dressings are made with REAL ingredients that you can pronounce and are good for you! Their motto is: Around here, we keep it real! My favorite flavors are Lemon Garlic, Zesty Ranch and Black Pepper. I love to add the dressings to steamed and roasted veggies, salads, chicken wings, you name it. Most recently, I have been roasting asparagus with the Cracked Pepper dressing… delicious!

Beauty Protector Detangler Spray

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I got a sample of Beauty Protector in my Birchbox and couldn’t get enough. I have since ordered the full size bottle, and my hair has never felt softer. I swim in a pool 3 days a week, which used to wreak havoc on my hair, but no longer! This paraben- and sulfate-free detangler seals the cuticles and smooths and moisturizes, thereby minimizing frizz. I highly recommend this stuff for anyone who swims or wants to give their hair new life.

Trigger Point Therapy Kit

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My chiropractor recommended this kit to me for my tight calves, and it has helped me tremendously. The knots in my calves definitely contribute to my Plantar Fasciitis. I find that when I roll my calf on the Trigger point ball, it makes a big difference. I have been using the kit every night, just to losen things up. It makes a difference in my lower legs when I wake up in the morning. It is very painful, but that’s how I know it’s doing the job!

Hoo Ha Ride Glide

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I won’t get in to much detail here, ha, but this stuff is a lifesaver! If you are a female and you ride a bike, you need this stuff. When riding for several hours on the bike, this makes things A LOT more comfortable. In addition to having healing agents, the Hoo Ha chafing cream is enriched w/ barley extract, lavender, eucalyptus leaf, tea tree and peppermint oil. The ingredients provide a lasting cool feeling so you enjoy your ride, run or spin class!

Speedo Color Block Silicone Swim Cap

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I love this new swim cap design from Speedo! Anything to get me in the water at 5:00 AM, right?

 Have a lovely weekend!

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8 Comments

  • Reply Louise@FitRadiance March 28, 2014 at 3:37 pm

    Loving the look of these products! I’ve yet to come across healthy dressing in the supermarkets here *sob*. I wish we had that brand in the UK! :p

  • Reply Kristin March 28, 2014 at 7:26 pm

    Louise, I hope you get these dressings in the UK! They are so good and have NO added sugar! No junk ingredients at all!

  • Reply Stephanie @ Whole Health Dork March 29, 2014 at 8:45 pm

    I’ve seen that Trigger Point kit before. Good to know it helps with calves. I also have PF and can never get my calves well on a foam roller. I can get them pretty well with The Stick, but it stills isn’t getting in there are much as I would like. Thanks for sharing!

    • Reply Kristin March 31, 2014 at 5:57 pm

      Isn’t PF the worst? You should try the Trigger Point kit! I find it’s really made a different for me. It’s easy to find all of the knots and work on them.

  • Reply Kristen @ Glitter and Dust April 2, 2014 at 12:44 am

    Any dressing that has a wax sealed top would have to be top of the line. I must get my hands on this – where do you buy it? You are the third person in the past week to mention Hoo Ha as a necessity for cycling. I’m sold.

    • Reply Kristin April 2, 2014 at 1:28 pm

      Any local Whole Foods should sell it! Also, you can order online at http://www.tessemaes.com/ ! Their blog also has great recipes! Oh and the Hoo Had cream will change your life!

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