Review: Mohzy Loop USB Cable

Being a self-confessed geek with a now increasing number of gadgets at my disposal, I have a collection of cables that I use to connect them to my laptop or desktop computers. The cables range from long to short, some are merely used as extensions and some are multi-functional. But, who knew that a USB cable can also serve as a fashion statement for geeks? Enter the Mohzy Loop USB cable.

Mohzy Loop Micro USB and Apple iPhone and iPod Cable

At first look, it resembles a stylish baller band. One end is the USB port, while the other is for connecting to micro-USB-enabled devices.

Mohzy Loop Cable can be used as a wristband or hooked on your bag because of the magnets

There are hidden magnets in each end of the Mohzy Loop USB cable that transforms this to a wristband that you can wear for those days when you want to look geekier than usual. ๐Ÿ˜€ Just kidding! With all the designs you can choose from, it’s pretty and you can even pick multiple colors to suit your outfit for the day. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Mohzy Loop Micro USB and Apple iPhone and iPod Cable with variety of colors

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Working Out at Home with My Elliptical

I’ve talked about losing weight many, many times in the past year, and so far, I think I gained more weight when I tried to go on a diet. After checking my weight last month, I firmly decided I need a complete lifestyle change.

Since I’m a food writer / blogger (Certified Foodies) and I have a passionate love for anything and everything about food, I know that going on a restrictive diet will NEVER work for me. I need DISCIPLINE more than anything else to successfully lose weight.

Our weighing scale screams HELP!Those are not my feet, by the way.

My parents are also getting older. It’s embarrassing to admit that in our family, no one even barely exercise anymore. This is not good. My nanay has complained of arthritis and pains on her legs. So, you see, we badly need to exercise.

Since I know, based on my past attempts, that I won’t be successful if I go to a gym, I decided to buy us our own gym equipment. And thank goodness I found an online store through Sulit (see below) that sells heavy-duty gym equipment / machines in almost ridiculously low prices than when you buy them at the mall or sports stores.

I recommend you contact ATR Sports Supplies and don’t go to their store anymore. When we did, there was no machine or equipment present. We thought they have like a store display or something. Anyway, they accept cash on delivery in case you’re doubtful about transacting with them. Ask for Abby or Duane.

ATR Sports Supplies' Elliptical Bike Trainer

We chose the Body Kinetix Magnetic Elliptical Bike Trainer. The delivery guy, who I think was named Joseph (my memory fails me now), came in and assembled the whole elliptical bike trainer right in front of me… with no guide. ๐Ÿ˜€

When I inquired the first time, I was told that there’ll be a Php 200 delivery charge to our home in Malabon. But, when Joseph came, he said that it’s all for free. I gave him the amount as tip anyway. I’m also well aware of the distance from their store to our home, so might as well give them a tip for gas too, right?

The reason I went for this magnetic elliptical bike trainer is because it uses magnets to give you the resistance you want. That means you get a much better workout from it. Also, the whole body of the bike is made of heavy-duty metal.

Body Kinetix elliptical bike trainer

They have other gym equipment there. But, for now, I think I’m satisfied with this one. We’re buying dumbbells too and exercise mat so I can focus on forcing my nanay and bro to work out with me. ๐Ÿ˜€

Yeah, some may say that buying your own gym equipment at home won’t really work ’cause it’s conveniently accessible. I find that reasoning illogical, to be honest. All I can say is if you’re too lazy to work out at home even with all the equipment you have, how much more disinclined would you be to go to an actual gym? Well, unless you have other reasons for being there, if you get my drift. ๐Ÿ˜‰ If you’re unsure that this will just collect dust at home, then, it’s your attitude towards exercise that needs changing.

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Giveaways Galore #4

I’m having no luck in giveaways the past 2 months. I guess it’s lady luck telling me to give others a chance. ๐Ÿ˜€ Well, it’s just too timely because I’m currently hosting 2 giveaways that you should definitely join. PLUS, our food blog Certified Foodies is celebrating its second anniversary this month, and we’ll have a series of giveaways featuring some of our favorites from the past year. See, I love joining AND hosting giveaways too. It’s just fun. ๐Ÿ™‚

First up is the April Extreme Cash Giveaway where you can win $500 Paypal cash. It’ll end tomorrow. You’ll never know, a few entries is all you need to win:

April Extreme Cash Giveaway : Win $500 Paypal Cash!

Next is a partnership with House of Flair – win this elegant Sonia Kashuk Travel brush set PLUS Php 500 voucher to shop with House of Flair. This ends on May 31st, so you still have time to join and gain entries:

House of Flair and Pinay Reviewer Giveaway

Now, on to the other giveaways you should join:

If you have other giveaways you’d like me to post about on my next giveaway announcement post, let me know at the comments section or contact me. The prize doesn’t have to be real fancy, even geeky prizes like a puzzle box are welcome. ๐Ÿ™‚