How to Live Active in 2015 + a Lorna Jane Giveaway!

Can you believe we are approaching February?!

If your goal is to LIVE ACTIVE in 2015, needs a little push, I have just the item for you today!

The Lorna Jane 2015 Move Nourish Believe Diary is as beautiful as it is motivating. In fact, it is on sale for 50% off right now! But, one of my readers has the chance to win this amazing item thanks to Lorna Jane.

Before we get to the giveaway, let’s talk about how to LIVE ACTIVE this year.

1. Write down your goals & track them.

Keeping a record of your healthy lifestyle holds you accountable. That’s where the 2015 MNB Diary comes into play.

There is something so satisfying about writing down your goals. The MNB Diary not only is eye-catching, but it has motivational pages throughout it’s lovely pages including healthy recipes, exercise circuits, and inspirational phrases.

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2. Baby Steps

Look at the big picture and decide how to get there by setting small, daily goals.

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Do you want to set a personal best in a race? Record your running workouts in detail and watch those numbers improve. Perhaps eating healthier is a priority for 2015. Jot down your grocery list staples and favorite recipes for easy access.

3. Prioritize

If possible choose activities that support your goal(s). Constantly, ask yourself, “Does this help or hurt me?” If it’s the latter, it’s probably not worth it.

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4. Simplify

This goes along with prioritizing. Eliminate the distractions in your life that take away from your goals and dreams. Reduce the clutter and noise in your home, life and head.

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5. Focus on the “Will”, not the “Won’t”

Re-frame your self-talk into positive, action phrases. For example, saying, “I will nourish my body with healthy fuel”, is much more powerful than, “I won’t eat sugar.”

The Lorna Jane Clothing

Lorna Jane Workout Apparel

It doesn’t hurt to have gorgeous pieces of clothing to help with active living either.

Lorna Jane tank

Lorna Jane offers 70-100 new styles per month that transition easily from the gym to casual wear every month!

Considering that workout attire dominates my wardrobe, I appreciate the fashion-forward look of Lorna Jane, both inside and outside the gym.

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The LJ tank top is form fitting without being skin tight, with a unique cut-out in back. And, the Amy full-length tights are well-made, slimming, and durable.

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I plan to wear these for casual outfits as well. You can’t beat a good pair of black leggings/tights, can you?

You can shop online or in one of their stores for the latest looks.

The Giveaway

One lucky reader will win the 2015 Move Nourish Believe Diary (U.S. residents only).

Lorna Jane Live Active Diary

To enter, simply use the Rafflecopter widget below. The only requirement is commenting on this post by telling me how you plan to live active in 2015.

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A winner will be selected on Wednesday, February 4th! Keep up with Lorna Jane on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


This post is sponsored by FitFluential on behalf of Lorna Jane.  

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