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Functional Fitness VA Review + Discount Code

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I recently had the pleasure of taking an introduction to kettlebell class and a group kettlebell class from the team at Functional Fitness VA. I always like trying new-to-me classes and sharing my experience on the blog, so read on for my review and a discount code for my northern Virginia area readers who would also like to try them Continue Reading …

Recent Eats

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When the weather gets hot, I always want Mexican food for dinner. Anyone else? Matt whipped up a variation of my Mexican Lasagna (<—click for recipe, it’s a good one!) for us for dinner last night. I’d forgotten how awesome this recipe is – and how nice it is to have a lot of leftovers around! We need to get back into the casserole Continue Reading …

Return to Track Workouts!

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This morning marked the start of operation: get my running speed back! My friend Sokphal and I took our standing Tuesday a.m. run date to the track. We ran the 1.75ish miles to get there, and once there, we decided to do a 2 mile workout. For 8 laps, we jogged the curves and ran hard on the straights. I love this track workout – it’s one I Continue Reading …

July 4th Weekend Highlights

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What a fun weekend! DC had gorgeous weather (which is VERY unusual for 4th of July – it’s usually brutally hot) and Matt and I took full advantage. On Friday morning, I got in a nice run – 5 super hilly miles – and then Matt and I parked ourselves at our apartment pool for the day. That evening, we watched the DC Fireworks via kayak Continue Reading …

A Summery Run + 4th of July Recipes

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Hi friends! For those of you in the US, I hope you’re gearing up for a fun 4th of July! We booked kayaks again to watch the downtown DC fireworks from the water (like last year!) and are pumped. If you’re looking for something to make, my No Bake Blueberry Custard Pie (<-- click for recipe) would be a fun and seasonally appropriate Continue Reading …

Green Smoothie Love + Recent Eats

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Goooood morning! Who else is loving smoothies lately in this hot weather? I’ve been really into green smoothies as an afternoon snack or easy breakfast lately. Have you guys made the Pear & Pineapple Green Smoothie from the #VersaChallenge yet? :) Click here for the recipe, and here for a video of me making it in case you missed that. Continue Reading …

Freedom Four Miler 2014 Race Recap

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On Sunday morning, Matt, our friend Steve, and I all ran the Freedom Four Miler put on by Pacers running store! Clearly I used the occasion as an opportunity to bust out my American flag compression socks, which were a gift from Running Skirts at the Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival last month. Continue Reading …

Hiking, OutRun-ing, Brunching and Boating

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I love summer weekends so much. Even though DC gets really grossly hot and humid (especially by August) I love that everyone is out and about and there’s so much to do. A June Saturday is so much better than a February Saturday, just sayin’. The weather was warm but nice on Friday, so Matt and I decided to mix things up and treat ourselves to Continue Reading …