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Discount Code + Ambassadorship for Palm Beach Athletic Wear

i tend to live like i won’t be around tomorrow. i overdo things. i exhaust myself. but it’s me.

and while thinking about the end of the road, i think about the beginning. my beginning was in a town called Jupiter, Florida. Years after living there and being in the thick of creating content + blogging, i learned about Kristen of Palm Beach Athletic Wear & Yoga and all of her awesomeness. she’s a toooootal babe + badass woman.

this outfit if from her shop! they’re 3 pieces from JIVA Active : Aspen Flex Capri, Jiva Scoop Tank, and the Power Fit Bra.

the Capri has a HIGH rise (if it’s high on my torso, then it’s high, bc i am all legs—i wear a 36” jean inseam), the Power Fit Bra is low/medium support on my frame (best for yoga, walking, mobility practice) and the tank will definitely be a staple during the summer.

use the code FMG10 to save 10% on your order at yogapbaw.com store!🌴🌞

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Prana Sustainable Apparel Tank + Tight Review

This is a review of Prana Sustainable, Fair Trade, Ethically sourced apparel.

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Use code FFJCF17 for 15% off Prana apparel + gear to outfit your adventures 🌲

b i g g e r p i c t u r e s t u f f:

OUR PURPOSE – The Why Pursue sustainable, traceable, and responsible action to protect our environment and inspire the adventurous spirit.

OUR MISSION – The How Inspire, educate, and outfit our audience as we strive to fundamentally change the way clothing is made.

OUR MANIFESTO – The Promise We’re not in the business of making clothes, we’re in the business of setting the adventurous spirit free. We design with a purpose to inspire our audience to do as they will. We distill trends, fit, style, and performance to satisfy our audience’s basic needs, then get the hell out of the way so they can enjoy their own brand of experiences.

OUR VISION – The Way Transcend the Trends We’re more than makers; we’re doers. Our designs are inspired by our own experiences and built for our shared journey. We strive to make clothes that help us all thrive in any environment and embody our collective adventurous spirit so we can focus on what really matters. Whether you’re commuting to work or wandering the globe, rest assured we’ve been there and used those moments to design a better product

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My Experience:

No exaggeration; working with prAna is a dream scenario as a blogger. Ever since working in women’s apparel a few years back, I’ve been crazy about this brand. Not only is the fit exactly what I’m looking for, but I appreciate their commitment to sustainable fabrics. Don’t know what I mean, you can read a bit more on that here.

They are truly so unique in what they’re doing. They’re not sacrificing anything on their mission to create beautiful clothing while being mindful of where it comes from and how it’s made.

Even before being asked to participate in this campaign, I am the owner of 3 pairs of prAna jeans, one of my all-time favorite tank tops and close to 10 prAna dresses.

The Caraway Tight and Filament Tank were both two new items for me to try. I was immediately drawn to the Caraway Tight mainly because of the high-rise feature of the pant; I also thought the pattern had a subtle uniqueness to it that is rad.

Wearing a tank that has such beautiful detailing and is somewhat fitted was a new concept for me. I wouldn’t normally pick this tank out because I typically go for a loose fitting top and a skin-tight bottom (after typing that out, I realize how weird that sounds).

That said, I’ve actually been pleasantly surprised with how this one performs and feels. Though it lets your figure show, it’s not so tight that it feels uncomfortable, restrictive, or like it’s cutting in. You can tell there must be quite a bit of design work going into creating these pieces.

As a taller gal with long legs (almost disproportionate to my torso), I really have to rely on a high rise pant to have the top of the pant sit where I’d like it to so that I’m not tugging on them the whole time I’m working out. I love that prAna came out with a pant that has a higher rise. They provide a good amount of compression that’s flattering on the body and also pulls everything in tighter for workouts.

Learn more about the empowering message + information that prAna is spreading in these inspiring videos: The Not Impossible Mission of the Conscious Consumer and Why Hemp Matters.

YogaSmoga Twistie Tank Review

This is a review of the YogaSmoga Twistie Tank.

  

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Overall Rating: 4 Stars

I’ve checked out & reviewed a pair of workout capris and a headband from YogaSmoga once before and found the quality & comfort of their pieces is sublime. The Run Jump ‘n’ Play Capris are still one of my favorite pairs hanging in my closet and they get a ton of use. You can check out that whole review & the photos with it here.

So, with this tank, I’ll get the teensy bit of bad news out of out the way first: tanks with a flowy/loose bottom seem to be the only ones that work for me. Tighter fitting ones (like this one) always ride up on my waist (likely because of my shape–it’s not a product flaw) and are not suitable for me to run in because they don’t stay put.

However, judging this tank just as it is designed to fit, it’s pretty freaking awesome. (Is this making sense?) Basically, I will live in this tank around the house and for things not exercise related. I just won’t work out in it often because of how it moves on my torso.

I was very impressed by the feel of the material and how the built-in shelf provides enough support that I can wear this tank comfortable out of the house without a bra–love that! The color combination is pretty & vibrant & I love the design of the straps in the back. It’s an excellent staple piece to have in your closet to wear even as a cami. If this tank would work for around-the-house AND for running, it would get my highest rating.

As expected, excellent-quality product from YogaSmoga & I’m sure many gals who are tight tank fans will adore this one.

Nux USA Fitness Wear Review

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Nux Fitness Apparel

Overall Rating: 3.5 STARS

About Nux:

“At NUX, we measure our success by the inspiration we are able to evoke.

Every facet of NUX is infused with inspiration: From our made in the USA commitment to our dedicated team and most importantly our customers.

Whether you are enjoying the supple touch of our micro fiber nylon, or the comfort of our proprietary natural fibers, there is an unmistakable common thread: inspiration!

So if our beautiful apparel can inspire you to reach higher, exercise harder, or if our Nuxology puts a spring in your step, you have helped us succeed- thank you.”

Union Cami

About:

“-Super soft moisture wicking fabric

-Loose fit design

-Adjustable Strap

– Body Engineered ® double layered bra

Perfect for: Yoga, Running, Pilates, Hiking, Dance, Tennis, Spinning
Fabrics: Outer: 100% Nylon, Bra: Microfiber Nylon/Spandex
Compression: Low- Bra, No Compression- outer layer
Shelf Bra: Yes.”

Serra Legging

About:

“-Beautiful two toned jacquard design 
-Comfort Gusset 
-Low Rise 
-Circular Seamless Waistband 

Perfect for: Yoga, Spinning, Pilates, Aerobics, Lunge to Lunch, Keeping you warm on a brisk run in the early morning 
Fabrics: Microfiber Nylon/Spandex 
Inseam: 27” 
Gusset: Yes 
Compression: Moderate.”

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My Thoughts:

For a long time I relied on the same few pairs of plain black running tights and white v-neck tees, run after run. Nowadays, I really look forward to trying out and using unique, sometimes colorful and sometimes patterned apparel.

I really love this top. The black color goes with any bottom, which makes it very versatile. I love that it is a little bit loose around the stomach, as tight tights sometimes tend to ride up on my torso during a long run or workout. The detailing of the tank is really feminine and unique–making it a stand-out piece in my closet of tank tops. The material is breathable and is comfortable against skin.

I was instantly drawn to these tights because of the unique, intricate pattern on them. Fit-wise, they are more loose at the waist (less compression) than through the legs. This can be a good thing and a bad thing. Good because it does not cut in on your waist line and creating a “muffin top”. Bad because they do not always stay up and stay put on your waist. I prefer to wear my tights up at my natural waist, close to the narrowest part of my torso. These tights don’t stay put at the point on my waist where I feel comfortable wearing them. That said, NUX does clearly provide that they are low-rise pants. I do like the feel of the compression throughout the legs, though.

I would recommend the top to a girl looking for a fun change from your typical, plain workout tank. I’d recommend the pants to a girl looking for a low-rise, unique workout pant with a unique twist. NUX also has a wide range of other workout apparel that I’d imagine would appear to many women that are looking for a change of pace in their workout clothing.