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I Need This Kind of Protection and a Quick Home HIIT Workout

I Need This Kind of Protection and a Quick Home HIIT Workout


I know I can’t be the only one who works out with my phone close by at all times. Whether it’s running a race with my phone so I can listen to music (and call someone in case of emergencies), using it to teach fitness classes or using it as a timer for home workouts, my phone can take a beating.

I’m always on the lookout for better protection, especially because more often than not my phone gets into the wrong five year old hands. Actually, I better take some credit for that as frequently I have one of the boys do a quick video of a fun move or we make videos on our own. Ha.

You know, like this one.

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With everything I put my phone through I honestly can’t believe I’ve never cracked the screen. I’m just waiting for that day to come. One of these days, hopefully before it’s too late, I’ll get my hands on a tough cover glass that will make me feel more comfortable and get a little more protection for my phone.

I’ve currently got my eyes on Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4, which I have yet to try, but is the toughest cover glass yet.

In laboratory tests, Gorilla Glass 4 survives up to 80% of the time when dropped from 3 feet high, and was up to 2x tougher than competitive glass designs.

I’m trying to think of what workout or activity I do that puts my phone in dangerous dropping situations the most.

When I’m on the treadmill, it’s right there with me in the console, but when I run it’s in my handy dandy belt.

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Not that running in the dark is very phone safe either, but I need my phone in those situations. You better believe that flashlight comes in handy at 4:00 am.

If I’m running with the boys, which right now is my favorite way to run, that phone is in my hand quite a bit of the time so I can take pictures of their bike riding skills while I’m running. Yeah, having Gorilla Glass 4 would be ideal in that situation. You can find out if your device has Gorilla Glass here.

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I’ve actually dropped it from my spin bike before while teaching class. That wasn’t awkward or anything. Ha. I tried to be cool and pick it up off the floor and get the music started again right away, but there wasn’t much I could do to remedy the situation.

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Since I’m all about saving time these days, I use my phone to do quick home interval workouts. I set my timer for 1 minute intervals.

After each interval I do 10 burpees and then move on to the next move. You just need a couple minutes sometimes to break a sweat and get a good workout in.

Here’s a fun one to try at home.

1 minute jump squats- 10 burpees

1 minute push ups- 10 burpees

1 minute mountain climbers- 10 burpees

1 minute reverse lunges- 10 burpees

1 minute V-sit- 10 burpees


Try it and let me know what you think.

Have a good one!

Corning® Gorilla® Glass has been used on nearly 4 billion devices from 40 major brands. Is it on yours? Click here to find out <link to http://corninggorillaglass.com/en/products-with-gorilla>

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Corning® Gorilla® Glass. The opinions and text are all mine.

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