This Monday is our last week with the Mamavation Moms: Jenny @Jennydecki and Lisa @ljenator. Time flies and this feels like the quickest campaign we’ve ever done. Because Lisa Johnson (@ljenator) came in as a pinch runner and only was able to get three weeks of the campaign in, I’m allowing her to apply again if she chooses to do so. And keeping with the spirit of Mamavation, both woman are going to be posting Mamavation Monday posts with everyone else for at least six months so we can continue to cheer them on. And they will also be required to run a 5K by or before the end of February. They will have their Smooth Fitness treadmill to help them with their training. So stay tuned…
Here are the dates for the next campaign:
Applications: September 27th to October 6th
Voting: October 11 to 18th
Mamavation Launch Party: October 18th
Campaign #6: October 18th to November 29th
If you are interested in applying to be a Mamavation Mom, you will have to create a video telling me why you want to be considered for the campaign and what you are going to do to motivate other women online to live healthy. If I were you, I’d get the video in very early just to be considerate. (I know I’m a pain, but whatev.) You will also have to join the Sistahood as a requirement and get to know the other girls, because this will be where all the magic happens.
I will also be announcing the winners of the Move It & Lose It Campaign sponsored by Earth Footwear. The person who loses the highest percentage of body weight from the time she applied and who is in good standing with the Sistahood will win $500 and a pair of Earth Footwear. And second place winner will also get a pair of Earth Footwear, but no money. The winners will be announced during Mamavation TV towards the end of the show.
So don’t miss Mamavation TV this Monday because we will also have a special guest, Liz Neporent.
Liz Neporent is a regular contributor to AOL Health, That’s Fit, iVillage.com, retire.net and thirdage.com. She is also a contributor to the New York Times, New York Daily News, Fitness, Glamour, Shape, Family Circle, Men’s Health, and Cooking Light. She has authored and co-authored more than a dozen best selling health and fitness books including Fitness for Dummies (Wiley, 2011, currently in its 4th edition; nearly 400,000 copies sold); Weight Training for Dummies (Wiley, 2006, nearly 400,000 copies sold) and the newly released The Winner’s Brain (Perseus and Harvard Medical; School, May 2010.) She has appeared on numerous national radio and TV programs including The Howard Stern Show, Today, CBS This Morning, CBS News and The Food Channel. In addition she hosted her own radio show for several years and was a regular contributor to the Satellite Sisters and still contributes to several shows on Sirius Radio. She holds a masters degree in exercise physiology and is certified by the American Council on Exercise, the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association. She’s also on the emeritus board of directors of the American Council on Exercise. In addition to being a writer and media personality, Liz is president of Wellness 360, a New York based wellness consulting company. When she’s not busy spreading the gospel about health and fitness, she’s chasing after her young (and beautiful) daughter Skylar and her somewhat older (but still handsome) husband, Jay.Follow Liz on Twitter, @lizzyfit.
And don’t forget about the Earth Footwear!!! We are giving away two additional pairs this Monday to the winners of the blogging carnival and Mamavation TV.
MAMAVATION TV: Join us Monday night at 7pm PST/10pm EST on Mingle Media TV.
SISTA OF THE WEEK: And a BIG congratulations to Shawnee Halligan @ShawneeH for being the Sista of the Week! Give her props on twitter girls!!!! The Sista of the Week will receive an EA SPORTS Active “More Workouts” for the honor.
BLOGGING CARNIVAL: This week’s blogging carnival is sponsored by Earth Footwear. If you would like to enter the Earth Footwear Mamavation Monday blogging carnival giveaway, simply mention them in your post with a link back to their site. Then make sure to link your post up to Bookieboo so we know you entered and the other girls can give you some support. (Btw, I really like it when you comment on other Sistas posts as well, hint hint.)
Link up to the Mamavation Blogging Carnival here.
SISTAHOOD: If you are interested in pledging to the Mamavation Sistahood, Monday is the time to do it. Please go here for instructions. Invitations are done on Wednesdays over twitter. (Or later if I get swamped)
GIVEAWAYS (You must attend Mamavation TV show to win):
1. Earth Footwear from @earthfootwear (1 winner)
(Yes, that is 2 winners total. 1 for the blogging carnival and 1 for Mamavation TV.)
To Enter (leave a comment for entry):
1. Hit the Linky
2. Tweet out this Message “Giveaways LIVE on #Mamavation TV win a pair of @EarthFootwear and get 3.7 degrees closer to wellness, http://bit.ly/9iQspz” (Unlimited Entries)
Extra Entries (leave a comment for EVERY entry):
1. Download the Alexa tool bar, http://www.alexa.com/toolbar (this will help your Alexa rating go up and will help Mamavation too!) (1 entry)
2. Apply to open an Open Sky shop (2 entries)
3. Comment on a Mamavation Monday post. (1 entry for each blog you visit)
4. Tell a Sista this week WHY she is special on twitter using the #mamavation hashtag
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