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Recent Exercise + Eats

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Hi friends! I enjoyed a nice rest day yesterday, so this morning I was ready to get back after it! I met my friend Karen bright and early for the 6 a.m. Heated Power Yoga with Weights class at CorePower Yoga in Georgetown. LOVEEEEE this class. So hard but awesome, and the blasting fun music is key. I came to the same class by myself last week, so Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

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Hi friends! It’s officially starting to look a lot like Christmas over here… Matt and I got our little tree up and decorated over the weekend! Please note our fluffy present under the tree. Caught her mid-yawn – lol! She already thinks the ornaments are her personal play toys… this should be interesting. We wanted to get a big live tree Continue Reading …

Holiday Gift Guide for Fit Foodies

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I know there are a ton of gift guides floating around out there right now, but I figured it would be fun to add my own to the mix. Enjoy – and just a note that some affiliate links are included. Regarding my Brooks favorites, stay tuned – I’ll be doing a Brooks stocking stuffer giveaway in a week or so that will include links to my fave gear Continue Reading …

What’s the Deal with Sprouted Grains?

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Thank you to my friends at Kashi for sponsoring this post! Have you guys heard of sprouted grains? The nutritional superstars are popping up all over ingredient lists and grocery store shelves lately. But what are they? To understand sprouted grains, let’s first talk a little bit about grains. Grains (wheat, rice, corn, oats, barley, etc.) are Continue Reading …

Recent Quick and Easy Dinners + Meal Planning Board

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Hello, hello! Been a busy day over here in fANNEtastic food land today so far – lots of AnneTheRD client meetings and more to come this afternoon! :) On the food front, last night was my night for the Tuesday night cooking challenge Matt and I do. I decided to bring an old favorite back out to play – Braised Chicken with Dried Plums, Olives, Continue Reading …

Recent Workout Highlights: Urban Athletic Club + A Trail Run

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Hi friends! I wanted to share a couple recent workout highlights, starting with an awesome workout I got in last week at Urban Athletic Club! Urban Athletic Club is the new name for Roam Fitness, the gym that hosted the fun OutRuns I went to a lot this summer. They recently rebranded and opened another location (the original one is still in Continue Reading …

Thanksgiving Dinner 2014 Recap + Cyber Monday Deals

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Hi friends! I’m back after a nice, long relaxing holiday weekend! It went by too quickly – don’t they always? Matt and I stayed in DC for Thanksgiving this year to spend the holiday with my family, and my brother came into town for the festivities as well. On Thanksgiving day, after our 5 mile turkey trot, we all got down to some serious Continue Reading …

Leftover Turkey and Wheat Berry Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

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Hello, my friends! I’m partnering with the Grain Foods Foundation today to bring you this awesome Leftover Turkey and Wheat Berry Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette. Let’s put those Thanksgiving leftovers to good use, shall we? If you’re like most people in the U.S. today, you’re working your way through some serious leftover turkey. Continue Reading …