The past year has been a tough one for everyone, so as we head into 2021 many of us are looking for ways to make the New Year a better, more positive one.
But however well-intentioned we are, New Year’s resolutions are always hard to keep and many of us will find our motivation waning within just a few weeks.
So to ensure you stay on track, we’ve rounded up a list of ten brands that will help you stick to your resolutions. Whether you’re hoping to get fit, eat healthier or step up your haircare routine, these products will help you take better care of yourself and your family in 2021.
Speech therapy and special education made simple
The Otsimo Special Education app features more than 200 games designed for children with learning difficulties, while Otsimo Speech is aimed at developing receptive language abilities
Whether your child has special needs, requires support with their learning or simply struggles a little with their speech, they can benefit from Otsimo.
By combining a scientific approach and technology, Otsimo has created two apps that gamify education so that children will actually enjoy learning and even initiate it themselves.
Your little ones will receive a customized development path so they get the most out of the fun exercises and therapy sessions, and will be rewarded with mini games, badges, masks and filters.
Otsimo Special Education is designed especially for children with autism, Down’s syndrome, apraxia, and other learning disorders. It features more than 200 educational games covering fundamentals such as the alphabet, basic math and everyday vocabulary, as well as creative exercises that cover subjects like art and musical instruments.
With Otsimo Speech, children will enjoy therapy sessions aimed at developing receptive language abilities through exercises that range from basic sounds to complex words and full sentences.
The Info: Click here to download Otsimo Special Education and here to download Otsimo Speech Therapy for free. And make sure to check out Otsimo’s blog to learn more about how to support the development of children with learning disabilities.
A whiter, brighter smile in ten minutes
The Smile ME whitening treatment counts a number of well-known names among its fans, including Italian DJ, vocalist, artist and former Big Brother participant Chiara Giorgianni
Whether it’s sipping on your morning coffee, eating foods with soy sauce or indulging in a few squares of dark chocolate, there are many parts of our daily routines that can darken our teeth and lead to a duller-looking smile.
And although there are plenty of teeth whitening treatments on the market, the process can be long, costly and involve multiple trips to a dental surgery.
But Smile ME does things differently. Thanks to its special blue light LED accelerator bite and 100 per cent natural whitening gels, this kit safely and effectively helps you achieve a brighter smile in just ten minutes at a fraction of the cost you would pay at the dentist or on other kits.
You can use the whitening treatment from the comfort of your own home, and the recipe includes natural ingredients like aloe vera, menthol, pomegranate and chamomile. Plus, it’s peroxide-free so you won’t experience any pain or sensitivity.
The Info: Click here to start the new year with a new smile and use code CHECKLIST20 for a 20 per cent discount.
An AI bike to get fit fast
The world’s first AI bike CAROL uses the latest technology to give you a full workout in just 26 minutes a week spread over three sessions
CAROL is the world’s first AI exercise bike that gives you a full truly personalized cardio workout in just 40 seconds
Not only is the exercise bike ideal for working out at home, but it uses the latest technology to help you lose weight and get fit in the shortest amount of time.
According to the brand, with just three sessions for a total of 26 minutes a week (that’s less than nine minutes for each session) you can double your fitness in just eight weeks.
In an eight-week study, the the American Council on Exercise found that working out using CAROL is more effective than five sessions of 30 minutes moderate-intensity exercise a week to improve fitness.
The exercise bike can also help to reduce the risk of heart disease, lower blood pressure, increase HDL cholesterol, reduce triglycerides and lower blood sugar.
The Info: Click here to see CAROL’s New Year special offer of $350 off, and $156 towards a one-year Peloton Digital subscription. You can also get a free one-year CAROL subscription and a free Chest Belt by using the code CAROL2021.
Low sugar snacks that taste great
With just 1g of sugar, 2g net carbs and 140 calories, Munk Pack chewy Keto Granola Bars show that low sugar snacks can be just as crave-worthy as their sugary counterparts
Granola bars are billed as the healthy choice for snacks, but all too often they’re laden with added sugars, carbs and empty calories.
Which is why we’re so excited about Munk Pack Keto Granola Bar ™ snacks. These bars have the same chewy texture and yummy flavor of your favorite granola bars, but contain just 1g of sugar and only 2g net carbs.
Munk Pack are all about making it easy and enjoyable to incorporate wholesome, well-balanced foods into your everyday routine. Their Keto Granola Bar ™ snacks are low on sugar, but big on taste.
A delicious and satisfying snack for hiking trips, in between video calls or before a workout, these grain-free and gluten free bars are made from a nutritious mixture of nuts and seeds instead of oats.
Choose from four flavors including Almond Butter Cocoa Chip, Peanut Butter, Coconut Cocoa Chip and Maple Pecan.
The Info: Click here to shop Munk Pack snacks now and use code CHECKLIST to save 15 per cent on a purchase.
Health and fitness made fun
Fitness app Stridekick makes getting healthy fun by connecting you with friends, family and a community of users that you can compete against in various challenge modes
Many of us will be full of good intentions to get fit in the New Year, but all too often it takes just a few weeks for motivation to flag and resolutions to fall by the wayside.
Which is why Stridekick has taken on the mission to make health fun and accessible, helping you to stay focused and motivated so you can achieve your fitness goals.
With the easy-to-use step challenge app you can create or discover health challenge communities focused on bettering your health.
There are thousands of various challenge modes to choose from based on either steps, distance or active minutes, so you can customize your experience to get the most out of the app.
All you need to get started is a fitness tracker, and then you can compete with friends, family or the millions of users in the Stridekick community, which will keep you accountable and ensure you actually enjoy the process of improving your health.
The Info: Click here to sign up for the New Year New You challenge today and see how Stridekick can help you make 2021 your healthiest year yet.
Healthy meals delivered to your doorstep
Freshology delivers chef-prepared meals direct to you doorstep weekly, taking the hassle out of creating healthy meals and helping you to make smarter food choices
If your New Year’s resolution for 2021 is to get healthy, lose some weight or simply just to eat a little better, then Freshology is here to help.
The meal delivery company is focused on making healthy eating both easy and affordable with customized plans to fit individual tastes and lifestyles.
The chef-prepared meals are delivered direct to your doorstep weekly and are ready to eat in as little as two to three minutes, so you don’t need to worry about planning, prepping or spending time shopping.
Freshology aims to help people establish a realistic, common-sense approach to healthy eating and weight loss, so that making smart food choices becomes a way of life and a goal weight can be sustained.
Customers can choose from four nutritionally balanced and portion-controlled menus, and they will also have access to a complimentary registered dietician consultation and tools to help them achieve their specific goals.
The Info: Click here to see how Freshology could help you achieve your healthy eating goals and use code NEWYOU to get 20 per cent off.
Bring dehydrated hair back to life
The cold weather can wreak havoc on your hair in winter. Exposure to the harsh elements combined with dry indoor heat can easily leave your locks weak, dry, damaged and crying out for a dose of hydration.
And when it comes to hydration you can’t do much better than argan oil. Derived from the kernel of the argan tree, this natural oil is rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that help restore and repair your hair.
All Agadir products contain 100 per cent pure and certified argan oil so they are ideal for bringing weak and dehydrated tresses back to life.
The brand’s shampoos, conditioners, treatments and styling products are tailored to meet the needs of a range of hair types.
The Gold Line combines the power of argan oil with keratin and biotin to add strength and elasticity to dry, damaged hair, while the Hemp & Red Wine collection contains FiberHance™, which is a patented innovative ingredient that strengthens hair up to three times.
The Info: Click here to visit the Agadir International website and use code CHECKLIST30 for 30 per cent off your entire order.
Relax and rejuvenate with nature’s wisdom
SaunaSpace combines cutting-edge infrared technology with nature’s ancient wisdom to help you harness the healing power of near infrared light
The past year has been a tough one for all of us, so it’s never been more important to take some time to focus on wellness and self-care.
Near infrared light is often used in facial beauty treatments, but with SaunaSpace you can treat your whole body to its healing benefits.
The brand uses ThermaLight technology in its proprietary incandescent sauna bulbs to produce a full-spectrum infrared light designed to mimic the best of nature. This helps you to unplug more deeply, while blocking out environmental stresses.
The artisan-made saunas are small enough to fit in an apartment and can be stowed away easily, but are big enough to accommodate a wheelchair.
‘Extraordinary product!’ one delighted customer commented in their review of SaunaSpace. ‘Brilliant construction design with high attention to detail and quality. I could not suggest this product enough.
‘The quality has proved itself in the yoga studio and home and has had a profound effect on every person who has used it.’
The Info: Click here to visit the SaunaSpace website and shop now.
Protein powder with nothing to hide
Naked Nutrition produces a range of vegan protein powders produced exclusively on farms in the United States and Canada, which are free from any additives and artificial sweeteners
With Naked Pea you know that you’re getting protein and only protein.
Just like all the brand’s protein powders, Naked Pea is free from any additives and artificial sweeteners, as well as being non-GMO, soy-free, and gluten-free.
In fact, the protein powder only contains one ingredient: Pea protein extracted from yellow split peas grown on US and Canadian farms.
What’s more, Naked Nutrition is committed to shortening the steps between their farms and consumers, and the powders are produced using environmentally-friendly farming practices, so it’s a sustainable choice.
Pea protein is a great way to boost protein on a plant-based diet, as it’s suitable for vegans (unlike whey protein) and is easily absorbed by the body.
And with Naked Nutrition you don’t have to sacrifice taste. The Naked Pea protein powder is available in both vanilla and chocolate flavors, as well as plain, and it can be added to protein shakes, smoothie bowls and baking.
The Info: Click here to visit the Naked Nutrition website and get 10 per cent off storewide with code DAILYNAKED.
Test for COVID-19 with a saliva collection kit
The SalivaDirect COVID-19 diagnostic test from the Yale School of Medicine can be used at home and you will see your results typically within 24 hours of the lab receiving your sample
Back in August, the FDA issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) to Yale School of Public Health for the SalivaDirect COVID-19 diagnostic test.
This test kit uses an easy-to-collect saliva sample, which is less invasive than a nasal collection and should cause less discomfort. The sample can be taken at home and is then sent to the lab for testing. Overnight UPS shipping is included in the price of the testing kit and supervised collection is available if needed.
You will be sent secure digital results typically within 24 hours of the lab receiving your sample when the specimen is arrives Monday through Thursday for processing.
The test is designed for individuals that need results for travelling, work or peace of mind. If you are experiencing any current COVID-19 symptoms, Health Testing Centers strongly suggest that you contact your primary healthcare provider for testing or find a local testing center for immediate testing.
The Info: Click here to order from Health Testing Centers and get 25 per cent off your test kit.
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