Health & Fitness: A Vitalizing Summer Roundup

Summer is spent outdoors, whether that means working on your laptop in a park, browsing outdoor markets, exercising for fitness, walking to work, strolling on vacation, biking, or all of the above on repeat. To this end, here are things to fuel comfort, energy, and health as you bask in the sun’s warmth:

NAOT Adonis Athletic Sneaker: Marshmallow-level Comfort
If you walk, run, play tennis or pickle-ball, navigate the city on foot, or spend hours on your feet working, you should know about NAOT shoes, and in particular their Adonis Athletic Sneaker. Carefully crafted for maximum comfort with high-quality material for both athletic-wear and dress shoes, NAOT is a brand worth your investment – because the payoff will be shoes that last longer, feel better after a long day in them, and will stand up to daily or rigorous wear and tear. High quality materials really do make a difference, both in how they feel on your feet and for the sustainability of the planet. Crafting shoes that last is a noble pursuit worth supporting as their expert arches support you. Find them here.


ZUM Laundry Soap: Frankincense & Myrrh
After a revitalizing, sweat-drenched workout, you definitely need to tend to laundry – so why not use the healthiest possible detergent. Zum Laundry Soap is plant-based and smells so incredibly fantastic that you’ll actually want to do your laundry. Rife with simple and clean ingredients such as saponified coconut oil, essential oils, softening vegetable glycerin, baking soda, and preservative-free water as a mixer, this is available in frankincense + myrrh, sea salt, and lavender. Zum also has some of the best goat milk soaps on the planet and for the planet, as well as candles, lip balm, lotions, and more. Zum takes aromatherapy to elevated new places. Available at Target stores and here.


GOLI Gummy Goodness: Superfruits + Supergreens
What makes Goli so special? Their super-flavorful gummies are gluten-free, non-GMO, plant based, vegan, tasty, and made in California. After putting the SUPERFRUITS and SUPERGREENS to the test (loaded with vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, zinc, vitamin A), I can attest that they impart the vim and vigor necessary to wade through a packed schedule. Every purchase ensures a 6-month donation of vitamins to a child in need through Vitamin Angels, too. Goli also has other healthy offerings, such as chocolate vitamin bites, Apple Cider Vinegar gummies, and more – all found here.


UNITE Snack Bars: Something New, Global & Delectable
Unite clean-ingredient snack bars are so inventive that you’ll marvel over their novel recipes, which are inspired from countries around the globe, along with each of their unique flavors. Find Unite bars in Baklava, Bubble Tea, Churros, Peanut Butter & Jelly, Mexican Hot Chocolate, or a Variety Pack of all of these; they include almond butter, cinnamon, dates, and hemp hearts as their base with global taste riffs. These delicious high protein bars will leave you sated for hours. Order your personal favorites for traveling and for pre- and post-workouts here.


KEFLA CBD Gummies: Organic, Fair-Trade Chocolately, and Effective
Chocolate-covered CBD Gummies in Raspberry or Extra-Strength Cherry? Yes! Enjoy the potential of organic CBD with Kefla‘s exquisite fusion of wellness and taste. The Raspberry Organic CBD Gummies are made with 25mg CBD, up to 1mg THC, and minor cannabinoids from full spectrum hemp, covered in house-made 72% dark chocolate sweetened with coconut sugar. The Chocolate Covered CBD Gummies – Extra Strength Cherry have 2mg THC and the same formulation, and you can also opt for Mint Chocolate, Lemon, Golden Turmeric and other inspired, gourmet flavors. Wowza… these vegan-friendly gummies are also USDA certified organic, labeled with potency, and packaged in child-resistant pouches for a delicious and reliable CBD experience. This minority-owned, eco-friendly, sustainability driven brand is based in Colorado and offers brilliant product creativity and integrity. Order yours here.


Chewsy Chews: Delicious Flavorful Vitamins
Chewsy Chews are your dream supplements, since these tangy squares are downright delectable and provide so much healthy goodness. The Ultimate Formula for women offers 22 nutrients, including A, B12, C, d3, Probiotics, Biotin, and cranberry in a Cranberry Grape flavor. The Chewsy Chews Immune Support is a 6-in-1 Immune Support formulation that contains elderberry, vitamins A, C, D, selenium, and zinc in a zestful Tropical Cherry flavor. There are formulations for restful sleep and lusher hair, too. Enjoy one per day. Find them here and at Amazon.


Alive! Women’s Ultra Potency Complete Multivitamin
Available on, this daily multi is power-packed with a multitude of vitamins, minerals, vegetables, fruits, enzymes, and nourishing herbs. The Alive! Women’s Ultra Potency Complete Multivitamin from Nature’s Way Brands is free from gluten and artificial colors and its high-potency, energizing formulation is food-based with orchard fruits and garden veggies. Benefit copiously from nature’s bounty to feel healthy, hardy, and ready for trekking, dining, and frolicking in the sun.


Sky Organics – Smoothing Castor Oil
Organic castor oil is fantastic for hydrating hair and lashes when the sun has frizzled and frazzled both. Deeply moisturizing and smoothing, Sky Organics ensures that your castor oil treatment will be clean-ingredient and healthy. 100% pure, cold-pressed, and loaded with fatty acids, this will nourish and condition scalp and strands for a luxurious summer mane. Find it here.

To your health!