Black Belts Best Of The Month - October Edition

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Black Belts Best of the Month

October Edition

 

Im constantly asked for recommendations on music, books, make-up, fashion, and of course diet and training tips! So I thought it would be an awesome idea to put a Top 10 list together every month of my favorite “Must Have’s”. Hope you guys enjoy!

 

1. October Workout Mixes - EDM

    1.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wm-flAwUXGA

    2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zJJuMM_O2s

    3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99air7SFQDM

    4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbD8CFmM5lg5

    5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2VmcuOEqEg

 

 

October Chill Playlist 

    1. Candy Paint - Post Malone

    2. Rockstar - Post Malone ft. 21 Savage

    3. Something New - Wiz Khalifa ft Ty Dolls $ign

    4. XXX - Kendrick Lamar ft U2 

    5. Real G’s Only - Danger Incorporated

    6. Only 4 Me - Chris Brown ft Ty Dolls $ign 

    7. Neither Do I - Two ft Jeremih

    8. Sticky Situation - Quin Ft. Syd

    9.The Weekend - SZA

    10. The Story of O.J - Jay Z

    11. Bam - Jay Z

 

 

2. Current Must Read:

“Who Says you Can’t, You Do” By Daniel Chidiac

 Looking for a good dose of motivation with guided journal prompts, and tons of inspirational quotes!? YOU WILL LOVE THIS BOOK!

 

https://www.amazon.com/Who-Says-You-Cant-Do/dp/0987166506/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1508623357&sr=8-1&keywords=who+says+you+can%27t+you+do

 

 

3. Top 5 Make Up Products:

 

1.Mac Lip Liner - Color: Morning Coffee 

https://www.maccosmetics.com/product/13852/17337/products/makeup/lips/lip-pencil/pro-longwear-lip-pencil#/shade/Morning_Coffee

    

2. Anastasia - Contour Kit

http://www.anastasiabeverlyhills.com/makeup-contour-kit/contour-kit.html?cgid=makeup-face#start=6&cgid=makeup-face

 

3. Anastasia Matte Liquid Lipstick - Color: Crush

http://www.anastasiabeverlyhills.com/liquid-lipstick/liquid-lipstick.html?cgid=makeup-lips#start=3&cgid=makeup-lips

 

4. Anastasia Dip Brow 

http://www.anastasiabeverlyhills.com/dipbrow-pomade-waterproof-color-brow-sculpt/dipbrow-pomade.html?cgid=fillers#start=1&cgid=fillers

 

5. Make Up Forever - Face Primer 

https://www.sephora.com/product/ultra-hd-skin-booster-P417174?skuId=1911320&om_mmc=ppc-GG_192091479_15347178279_pla-81637665519_1911320_49113167919_9005533_c&country_switch=us&lang=en&gclid=CjwKCAjw4KvPBRBeEiwAIqCB-aU6j3zfpq3TnPT2RxjhfEYL7SBKpWUyEP-NIx6aN1e0Y4yI9KUbsBoCw2AQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

 

4. October Recipe: Pumpkin Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

Ingredients:

    •    2 cups oat flour

    •    1 tsp baking soda

    •    3/4 tsp baking powder

    •    3/4 tsp salt

    •    1/2 tsp cinnamon, ginger, pumpkin pie spice

    •    1 1/2 cup mashed, overripe banana

    •    3 egg whites

    •    1/2 cup pumpkin puree

    •    1/2 cup walden farms zero calorie syrup

    •    2 T Liquid Stevia 

    •    1/3 cup vanilla unsweetened almond milk

    •    2 tsp pure almond extract

    •    1/2 cup dark chocolate chips

 

Directions:

1.Preheat oven to 350 

2. In a mixing bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and pumpkin pie spice. 

3. In a separate bowl, mix banana, egg whites, pumpkin puree, syrup, stevia, almond milk, and almond extract in a separate bowl.

4. Pour wet ingredients into dry mixture and stir to form a batter.

5. Mix in chocolate chips.

6. Pour into a greased 9 x 5 loaf pan. 

7.Bake on the center rack 25-30 minutes.

 

5. Premier Podcast:

Elevation Church Podcast - A Christian podcast like nothing you’ve ever heard before I promiseee you that. Pastor Steven Furtick is absolutely hilarious and brings christianity into real life terms. You’ll learn how to actually apply the Bible verses into your everyday life. I listen to this podcast every single day as I make my breakfast and prepare for my day ahead. Having a positive message to focus on for my day is one of my essential keys to happiness.

 

http://elevationchurch.org/sermons/

 

 

7. Top 3 Protein Bars:

1. ONE Bars - Almond Bliss 

2. Cliff Bar - Peanut Butter Banana 

3. Cliff BUILDERS Bar - Chocolate Mint

 

8. Your To-Go Online Shopping Source:

www.fashionnova.com  Trendy AND affordable need I say more…

 

9. The one Exercise you absolutely cannot go without:

Barbell Hip Thrust

http://www.stack.com/a/hip-thrust

 

10. Buffalo New York’s Top 3 Restaurants:

 

1. Globe Market - Great spot for Lunch if you want fresh, organic ingredients. They have the best healthy wraps/soups/deserts in the area.

 

http://theglobemarket.com

 

 

2. JT’s Urban Italian - New Restaurant on Elmwood Ave. Great Food, Great Ambiance. Great Service. They serve steak and Italian -> Game Over.

 

https://www.jtsbuffalo.com

 

 

3. Cafeology (Coffee Shop)

Without a doubt this place is Buffalos hidden gem! They offer specialty coffee/espresso and amazing food. The vibe here seriously cant be beat, its my go to place to get work done and sip on my Americano’s. 

 

https://www.facebook.com/caffeology/

 

MindsetHeather Loliger