I Tried P.volve. It Made Me Reconsidering The Way I Workout

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Thank you to P.volve for sponsoring this post.

A great workout has been one of the tools in my self-help arsenal since my teen years. I feel my best with consistent visits to the gym. Functional fitness methods have been buzzing around the city for years. I’ve been curious about P.volve since seeing their adds on the subway and recently took a class at the new P.volve Soho flagship NYC studio.

P.vovle is a low-impact, functional movement fitness method that merges functional science, physical therapy, and small hip-opening movements to sculpt hard-to-reach body areas while eliminating bulk. It’s in no way a grueling workout that makes it impossible to walk down subway steps the next day. Through a series of smooth and effective small micro-movements, along with P.vovle’s proprietary fitness products (including the p.ball),hard-to-reach muscles are activated. Unlike traditional weights, the p.ball (which straps onto the top of your legs) targets the upper and inner thighs and the inner-glutes to create long, lean muscles.

P.volve’s new Soho flagship studio is bright, beautiful and thoughtfully designed to motivate. Aside from all the perks that come from working out with friends or strangers riding on collective energy, proper instruction is helpful when trying anything new. During class, I moved into a booty squat (I suppose out of habit), when P.volve’s movement was more like a subtle knee bend. No worries, because a P.vovle instructor hightailed it to my improper form, directing me into the micro-movement with her quick corrections. Inside the studio, I found myself present in closely watching the instructor’s technique since many of the movements were unlike any class I’ve taken prior. For example, rotating the hip slightly inward (in a pidgeon-toed position) is definitely not in my usual workout repertoire. The studio experience and expert instruction made me all the more comfortable with the small, smooth, controlled movements before beginning the journey of streaming workouts at home.

A P.vovle class left me energized and determined to add P.vovle to my workout rotation. It’s been a while since something made me reconsider the efficiency of time devoted to lifting (somewhat heavy), pounding the treadmill, and plowing through a spinning class. P.volve’s approach certainly changes things up.

Ready to try P.Volve? Take advantage of these great offers:

  • Register for a 15-day free trial HERE with code PVOLVEMOM (expires: 11/8) 
  • Get 15% off of 1st product purchase HERE with code PVOLVEMOM  (Code auto-populates discount in cart. Discount code expires on 11/8 ).

All images via Lauren Kara Photography. Big thank you to Brianne at Stroller In the City for event hosting.

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Enjoying Music On The Go

Thank you to our sponsor Best Buy.

Switching over to wireless headphones is game-changing. Gone are the days of tangled wires making me lose my cool at the gym or on the go. With lots of upcoming family travel plans (and tweens who like to snatch my things), JLab JBuds Air family of Headphones topped my search for top-rated true wireless headphones under the $100 price point.

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JLab Headphones JBuds Air currently offers three new models of wireless earbuds outfitted for quality, superior sound, comfort, and convenience. The new profile from JLab Audio includes something for every lifestyle: the new sport-inspired JBuds Air Sport, the business-inspired JBuds Air Executive, and the JBuds Air Icon. Check out why we think they’re so cool and why they’re known as the number one true wireless earbud under $100:

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  • Sweat-resistant: designed to provide protection from sweat – JLab is totally workout friendly.
  • Solid battery life and rechargeable battery: starting at 24 hours of battery life – the rechargeable battery offers up to 6 hours of use on a charge.
  • Lifestyle Features: these new wireless headphones have a comfortable sport fit, dual microphones for chatting, plus an excellent in-ear design.
  • Bluetooth interface: allows for simple wireless pairing with your Bluetooth-enabled device.
  • Stereo design: delivers crisp and sharp tones to enjoy your music, podcasts, and more.
  • Dual connect (Air Icon Only): the ability to use either earbud independently or use both and experience a seamless connection.

We’re adding these to those holiday lists!

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