Fit & Feminine: Upper body/ Core work out

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Hey guys,

So I’ve been getting a lot questions on how I stay fit and the number one question I get is what do I do to get my arms so toned.  So I thought I would answer your questions in a fun way with one of my good friends and former teammate Fatima! I am so excited to share this post with you because I think working out should be fun and I hope this video we have put together inspires you.  I am super passionate about working out, I just love being active so this is a really fun post for me and I hope you all benefit from it!  Most of you know by now that I use to run track for BYU, so back in the day I use to do a lot of lifting with dumb bells and that is how my arms got ripped.  Now days I do not lift with dumb bells at all in fact it has probablly been about two years since I have really lifted.  I currently just do at home circuit training, just using my body weight to keep me toned.  Back in the day I used dumb bells to build mass and bulk up but now that I am no longer competing, I just want to stay lean an toned.  In our video we are doing some of my favorite shoulder and upper body sculpting work outs.  They are super fun and the best part is you can do them in the comfort of your own home, equipment free! Below is the video, check it out and try it out with us! I will also post the circuit below, if you have any questions holla at me i’d love to help you out in any way I can. Don’t be afraid to mix it up and really CHALLENGE your self!

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THE CIRCUIT 

Do 3×10 so three sets and do each exercise ten times

Beginners: 3×5

Advanced: in between each set either sprint 100 meters or jump rump for 60 seconds

Lets Begin

1. Hands to chest push ups. Targets: shoulders, chest, core

(keep butt down, body flat)

2. Push up jumping jack. Targets: shoulders, triceps, core

(Bring arms and feet together then jump out spreading arms and legs)

3. Side to side hip. Targets: Core, triceps

(keep body straight, use abs to twist hips to floor)

4. Shoulder tap. Targets: core, shoulders

(stay stiff and in control, no bouncing)

5. Forearm to hand. Targets: core, shoulders

(contract core keep butt down)

Meet Fatima! Check out her blog and see her version of this post HERE

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OUTFIT DETAILS BELOW

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Leggings: Nike. on sale/ love/ splurge

shorts: Nike.

Sports bra: Nike. on sale/ love/ splurge

Tank: Walmart. need/ love/ splurge

Shoes: Nike. on sale/ love/ splurge

What can I say I am a Nike girl! :) Hope you enjoy the work out, let me know what you think or if there are any other target areas you would like me to do a post on next! Till next time XOXO

P.S. not only is Fatima a bomb friend and a beast on the track but she is an awesome photographer check out her work! 

 

My Facial Moisturizing Secret

Hey guys!

I think it is very important for us women to stick together and share our beauty secrets. Especially when it comes to our faces, it’s nice to have clear glowing skin.  One of my favorite facial treatments, is a bomb mask and moisturizer. I don’t like chemicals or a ton of ingredients in my facial treatments, who does right? Like many I try to keep my beauty products as close to natural as possible.  I want to feel like I pulled it out of the ground my self! Quiet literally the products I am using are pulled straight out of it’s natural environment and put into a bottle and shipped to me. I love it so much I had to share it with all of you.  If you click HERE  you can visit the site.  They have every kind of beauty product you can imagine.  My favorites right now, the ones I use for my face are:

HAND PRESSED PURE MOROCCAN ARGAN OIL I use it on my face before bed after I’ve taken off my make up and right before I put on my make up in the morning. It is so smooth and soothing I am obsessed. I can’t help but be excited that it is 100% Argan oil nothing else is in it! It is good for all skin types and gives our skin the nutrients it needs. Plus, it’s on sale right now!

RHASSOUL CLAY This is a perfect mud mask, I even use it on my body.  I was recently in Hawaii and started peeling (hate that) so I used the mud mask and it helped remove the excess skin leaving me looking polished.  I love this stuff so much! You will have to try it out.

I hope you have a chance to check out Douce Argan!

 

XOXO, JENESSA

 

Fabulash Mascara Review

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Hey you guys!

Hope you all had a fab weekend! I am super stoked about today’s post, I have yet again another bomb product I’d like to share. It’s 3D Fiber lash Mascara by Younique it is amazing! It provides a three hundred percent increase in thickness and volume to your eyelashes. Think about how nice it will be to get rid of the eyelash strips and glue! I am so obsessed with it and I know you will be too. I hope you have a chance to check it out. You can find it HERE.

XOXO, JENESSA

Below is a tutorial for the product, enjoy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LaDQvjwFkhI

 

 

Ultra Chill

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Hello everyone,

As you all know I have been into cozy comfy pants, I about died and gone to heaven when I slipped into these little beauties. They are so comfy, I literally wore them three days in a row, don’t judge all my stuff is packed, home renovation, regardless they are fabulous! This outfit is one of my absolute favs, I love a chill outfit that is still classy.  The stilettos and clutch obviously give it that glam chic look but I think this outfit would still be classy with flats.  By the way these photos were taken on the back side of pizza restaurant and those black things on the wall are brick ovens and oh my do they smell sensational. I didn’t want to leave the shoot because it smelt so good haha Anyways hope your week is starting off great and maybe get some pizza for lunch I know I am! Tatahhh!

Xo, Jenessa

TIGER FACE SHIRT: Forever 21, its actually a dress. /Similar on sale $6.99/Love need this swimsuit/Splurge

OXBLOOD STILETTO BOOTIES: Charlotte Russe /Similar on sale $15.99/Love these are perfection/Splurge

Patterned pants: Forever 21 /Similar on sale $15.99/Love want, need, love! /Splurge simply fabulous

CLUTCH: Charlotte Russe /Similar/Love/Splurge

RINGS: H&M /Similar/Love/Splurge

LIPSTICK: /Same/similar/Love

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Some people just step into a room and they glow. That’s what beauty is, that light.”

Handbag Maven

Hello Hello,

Today I want to talk about accessories, point blank they are essential. Ha They can really make an outfit. I love different and very unique jewelry, the perfect place to get that kind of jewelry is at THE HANDBAG MAVEN. I love their accessories, below are a few of my favorite pieces right now.

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This necklace and earring set, is a wardrobe staple. I love how classy it is!

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Another favorite is this unique earring/necklace. How cool is this two in one combo piece!

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The dimensions on this necklace are great for a more formal or work related event.

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Their selection of unique earrings is FABULOUS!

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My last favorite piece, is the very trendy gold chain pieces.

I hope you all have a chance to check out the wonderful Handbag Maven.

XOXO, JENESSA

Jamberry Nails

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Hey guys Happy Monday!

I am so excited to share this amazing product with you all! As you guys know I am a fanatic when it comes to my fingernails and they always need be done and never chipped! So I am obsessed with this new product called JAMBERRY NAILS. It is so easy, you just heat them and stick on. They last FOREVER! I love it no chipping, yay! And they come in hundreds of different prints, solids, tips, and fun patterns. Here are a few reasons I love JAMBERRY NAILS:

1. They last up to two weeks on finger nails and SIX WEEKS on toes.

2. Super affordable, they are currently having a buy 3 get one free sale right now!

3. You can do it in the comfort of your home, talk about fun girls night!

4. They are gluten free, non-toxic, and vegan.

5. Not only are there three hundred plus designs but you can design your own too!

6. They are applied with heat and pressure, I used a blow dryer it was perfect and quick!

7. No chipping or drying time, its one and done!

As you can tell I am super stoked about this product and plan on having them in my nail kit at all times! I know you are dying to know where you can find these perfect beauties so I will stop rambling and cut to the chase, if you click HERE it will direct to the perfect solution for your nails.  Have fun ladies!

P.S. here is a link to a video that shows you how to apply Jamberry nails.

XOXO, Jenessa

NAILS: /Same/What I want next/

LIPSTICK: /Same, its on sale $6.79/Love/Splurge, yum it’s like velvet/

SWEATER: Same/Similar/Splurge/

RING: Similar, love this one more!/Love/Splurge/

HAIR FLOWERS: /My garden hehe/

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Live in such a way that if anyone should speak badly of you no one would believe it.”

Emerald Green

 

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Loving that it is Friday! Today’s post is another traditional Jenessa style, head to toe in leather.  I am loving emerald green right now so fun for Spring! Anyways Short and sweet today hope you have a fabulous weekend!

LEATHER JACKET: Macy’s (Similar)

WHITE TEE: Target

LEATHER PANTS: Cotton on (similar)

BOOTIES: Windsor, out of stock (similar)

ORANGE LIPSTICK: Top Shop

RINGS: H&M (similar)

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole,but true beauty in a Woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows.”
Audrey Hepburn