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February 25, 2014

Olympic-Style Fitness & Beauty

why not workout more?
I’m always sad to see the Olympics come to an end. They’re one of the few things that really brings the world together. They also remind me of how much harder I could be working on my fitness! I mean, if these athletes can spend 10 hours a day training, surely I can drag my sorry you-know-what out of bed in the morning to hit the gym. Especially considering how much time I put into other things in life—my career, my friends, my Bravo TV . . . surely I can knock off a few more sets of pushups and lunges. Getting into shape before spring should be motivation enough, but having some fabby gear in my workout bag never hurts either:

olympic-style fitness + beauty

(l to r) I always feel like a winner in my J. Crew gold chain-link necklace! (similar) / Conversational t-shirts like Madewell’s Linen Paris Tee ($45) go from barre to brunch quite swimmingly. / I’m obsessed with my silicone-coated glass BKR Water Bottle ($28), which is way too pretty to be called a water bottle. / Sweating is almost fun when you can dab your brow with a Nine Space Turkish Hand Towel ($28) / The Gillette Venus Sensitive Razor ($12) is super-soft and actually looks pretty in my white bathroom. / So lightweight and the best shade of pink. I’m always happy to put on my Nike Women’s Free Run shoes ($110). / Insider tip: Head & Shoulders Green Apple Shampoo + Conditioner ($8) is totally volumizing and smells amazing after a workout! / Nothing is getting past Secret Clinical Strength Invisible Solid ($8), which keeps you fresh for a whopping 48 hours—including that 6 a.m. spin class—and is actually invisible. / Ray Ban Original Aviator Sunglasses ($145)—a classic, and necessary for keep those crow’s feet at bay. / Yup, I’m still using ye old Apple IPod ($149) but it gets the job done!

What’s in your gym bag these days? Any goodies I should know about?

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Disclosure: Although this post is sponsored by Proctor & Gamble, all opinions are, as always, my own.

  • Elizabeth Dehn
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    Born and raised in Minnesota by surprisingly low-maintenance parents, beauty writer and lifestyle editor Elizabeth Dehn (aka Bets) spent her awkward years buying Mood lipstick and whipping up DIY face masks before founding Beauty Bets in 2009.
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