How I Get Ready for a Workout


OK so you guys know how much I love being active! I’m always down to try the newest workout class or get sweaty in a yoga sesh. Being active takes a little effort though. I’m not one of those people that can roll out of bed and throw on an old sorority t-shirt and tennies and hit the pavement (kudos if this is you!).


When I’m working out, I’m trying to look cute as well! And NO I don’t mean that girl you see at the gym with a full face of makeup on her cell phone (sorry if this is you), but before I head out of the house I make an effort to look like I’ve put in a bit of effort to make me feel most confident during my workout. I always start my mornings the same way.

Step 1

I hop out of bed and go straight to my sink where I brush my teeth , wash my face with Dr. Lancers cleanser, polish and nourish and put my hair in a pony.

Step 2

Then I grab my tinted moisturizer – I love the "Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream" from IT cosmetics. It has great coverage and the medium shade matches my skin so perfectly. I love it for a workout because its light enough and it has SPF 50 for if you’re out in the sun!

Step 3

Next, I always swipe on my Secret Clinical Strength Invisible Solid Deodorant just once for all-day protection. Even though I love to sweat, I don’t love to smell! It goes on dry with a smooth, even application so I don’t have to worry about it getting all over my cute workout outfits, or starting to smell in the middle of my workouts! Secret Clinical Strength is available at, I recommend trying it yourself!  

Step 4

Finally I head out into the kitchen and whip up a matcha latte to give me the caffeine I will need to hit my workout hard!

Here's My Recipe!

  • ½ cup raw almond milk
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 1 heaping tablespoon matcha powder
  • Lots of cinnamon
  • Stevia to taste
  • Blend on low speed in a Vitamix for 30 seconds and pour over ice!

Step 5

I like to sit outside with my matcha before I leave the house so I can get a journal entry in. Calming my mind before I head into any kind of energy demanding workout is a super important way for me to start the day!

Finally I usually grab a Kind bar (I love these ones with 5 grams of sugar!) for some added energy and I’m out the door!



I know that routine seems pretty quick, but those extra 30 minutes in the morning really get me on the right foot to go into a work out! And every step is equally important. I’m all about looking good and feeling good throughout the day and that all begins with the way you start the day!


Thank you so much to Secret Deodorant for sponsoring this blog post!



Kelley aka Wilson