Summerize Your Way to Wellness

Revitalize Your Hygiene

You know the feeling of just coming from your dental hygienist appointment? Get that professionally-polished fresh, clean, smooth, and white wonder every day from the comfort of home thanks to Curaprox’s Hydrosonic Pro. Its ultrasound technology with mechanical and hydrodynamic cleaning action reaches spots a manual toothbrush cannot. Seven interchangeable levels of cleaning action equal a plaque-blasting vibration that works with your mouth’s needs no matter if you have implants, sensitive gums, orthodontics, and sensitive teeth.

199.99, Curaprox.us

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Practice Safe Sunning

New from EleVen by Venus Williams comes Ace The Day Face Lotion with SPF 30. Safe, effective sun care has never been better thanks to this one’s delicious hint of bright citrus aroma, derived from anti-inflammatory vanilla fruit extract, as well as skin-nourishing ginger lily extract and vitamin C-rich mandarin. Additional ingredients include a power-packed potion o to help smooth the skin and restore hydration and reduce redness and irritation, all while protecting your skin against UVA radiation.

$38, EleVenByVenusWilliams.com

Convenient Nutrition

When you have good intentions to do a healthful smoothie a day, but life gets in the way, turn to Blendtopia. These functional-based superfood frozen smoothie kits make it easy to target a specific health benefit thanks to nutritionally-rich, plant-based ingredients that are perfectly portioned to serve as good-for-you a meal replacement option. You’ll love ‘em so much, you’ll absolutely need and want to order them by the box! Choose from Energy, Glow, Detox, Immunity, and Strength, or its Keto Berry, Chocolate, and Green varieties.

$7.99 per kit, Blendtopia.com 

 Amazing Active Recovery

Once you start foam-rolling, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it. And you no longer need to just grab one while you’re in gym. Thanks to Chirp Wheel+ 4-Pack, you can Say goodbye to back and neck pain from home. The 12” Gentle delivers a wonderful stretch and light massage, the 10” Firm adds a little more pressure to help you massage those problem areas along the spine, the 6” Deep Tissue digs in deep to get rid of your toughest knots, and the 4” Focus targets key pressure points in your neck to reduce tension headaches and relieve neck pain.

$120, GoChirp.com

Bold and Beautiful

You’ll love the new gorgeous and playful activewear line from social media star and CEO of Love Sweat Fitness, Katie Dunlop. She teamed up with Onzie to create a one-of-a-kind, feminine but bold line that looks good and moves with you, whether you’re practicing yoga, running, strength training, playing tennis, and more. The pink combos are so fun-loving, your sweat will most certainly sparkle!

$44-$74, Onzie.com

Get Movin’

10 Minutes to Better Abs

Try out this quick killer ab workout from professional athlete and personal trainer Kari Pearce. Kari is a 6x CrossFit Games athlete and holds over 18 years of experience as an elite gymnast, including the title of The Fittest Woman in the World in 2018, 2019, and 2020.

Do as many reps as possible in 10 minutes.

Level 1

  • 20 Side-to-Side Floor Thrusters (10 Each Side)
  • 10 Plank Press Ups from Knees
  • 10 Alternating Single Leg Seated Leg Lifts
  • 10 Bicycles Each Side

Level 2

  • 20 Side-to-Side Floor Thrusters (10 Each Side)
  • 10 Plank Press Ups
  • 10 Seated Leg Lifts
  • 10 Bicycles Each Side
  • Side-to-Side Floor Thrusters (bonus!)

Here are the steps to perform these movements:

Side-to-Side Floor Thrusters

  1. Start on the floor in a high plan position (on your hands and toes, with your head neutral in line with your spine). Your core should be engaged, and your body should be in a straight line from your shoulders to your heels.
  2. While maintaining a tight core, jump both feet up to the side of your hands at the same time. First to the right, then jump back to the starting position, then to the left.
  3. Your knees will be bent when your feet land on the ground next to your hands, but your arms will remain straight throughout.
  4. Continue to alternate sides and return to the starting position after each side.

*For the Level 1 variation, you can step up instead of jumping.

Plank Press-Ups

  1. Start on the floor in a high plank position with your hands slightly in front of your shoulders. Your head should remain neutral. Your core should be engaged, and your body should be in a straight line from your shoulders to your heels.
  2. While keeping a tight core, bend your elbows and lower yourself to the ground until your elbows make contact with the floor.
  3. Once they do, press yourself back up into the starting position.
  4. Make sure your elbows do not flare out to the sides but rather stay tucked into your body.

*For the Level 1 variation, instead of going from your toes, place your knees on the ground.

Seated Leg Lifts

  1. Sit on the floor with your leg straight in front of you.
  2. Place your fingertips on the ground next to your knees. The further away you place your hands from you, the harder it will be. The closer you place your hands, the easier it becomes.
  3. Squeeze your abs all the way in as much as you can.
  4. Lift both of your legs up at the same time as high as you can.
  5. In a controlled manner, bring your legs back down to the ground.
  6. Repeat this movement for the designated number of reps.

* For the Level 1 variation, lift one leg at a time while the other remains on the ground. Alternate legs back and forth.

Bicycles

  1. Start on the floor, lying flat on your back.
  2. Place your hands behind your head and elbows out to either side.
  3. Straighten your legs out and focus your eyes up toward the ceiling.
  4. Lift your shoulders and legs up, keeping your back firmly pressed to the floor. There should be no space between your lower back and the ground.
  5. From this starting position, use your abs to sit up, bringing your right elbow up and bending your left knee.
  6. Continue to sit up until your left knee meets your right elbow.
  7. Return to the starting position.
  8. Repeat the movement but this time with your left elbow and right knee meeting.
  9. Continue to alternate back and forth.

* For the Level 1 variation, keep one foot on the ground the entire time instead of holding it in the air.

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