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Hello my lovely friends! It’s SO nice out here in DC today – I’m loving this whole “August weather is really like September” thing we’ve had going lately! Hoping it’s here to stay. ;) I started my day today with a fun adventure with my buddy Chelsea: we signed up on ClassPass to check out the new-to-us classes at CrossFit Balance Georgetown. Continue Reading …

Food + Fitness Fun this week

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Hello my lovely friends! Are my American readers starting to get pumped for the long holiday weekend? I know I am! To get into the spirit, I’ve been enjoying some red, white, and blue oatmeal this week. ;) Just my Perfect Microwave Banana Oatmeal (<—recipe) with some cottage cheese stirred in post-cooking, and topped with fresh berries and some Continue Reading …

This Week’s Fitness in Review

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Hi friends! A bunch of you said you liked seeing a comprehensive week of workouts from me, so here’s what I was up to this week! Monday You already know about Monday’s workout – trying SUP Yoga! If you missed that post, check it out for a full recap. What a blast! Tuesday I was up very bright and early to meet my friend Chelsea for a Continue Reading …

30 Minute Total Body Home Workout

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A few weeks ago, while snowed in, Matt and I got in a fun total body circuit workout inspired by the CrossFit workout I did while in the Dominican Republic. I thought some of you might like to check it out, too, so here it is! Minimal equipment is required – just some hand weights, and it’s sure to get you sweating. (Try it at your own risk – I’m Continue Reading …

Morning or Evening Workouts? Also, Our Cat is Weird

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Happy Friday, guys! This morning was a fun one for two reasons: 1) I got in a workout at Urban Athletic Club, and 2) Matt came with me! I didn’t get a photo of the two of us together (too busy sweating), but Graham (the instructor) snagged this shot of me on the monkey bars in the middle of class. SO FUN! Love that this was part of today’s workout Continue Reading …

A Veteran’s Day WOD + An Easy Dinner with Packed Lunch Leftovers

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Hello and Happy Veteran’s Day! A big thank you to the brave men and women who have served our country, and to their families, too! I hope you take some time to thank a veteran you know (or don’t know!) today. Anyone in DC going to the tribute concert down on the national mall? My Crossfit gym got into the spirit this morning – we did a special Continue Reading …

Lessons on Challenging Yourself from CrossFit

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Hi friends – I made it to 6 a.m. CrossFit today! It was super gloomy and humid out – perfect for an indoor workout. It’s always hard to go to CrossFit when the weather is awesome because I just want to be outdoors. This morning was definitely not one of those days. ;) Apparently everyone else was sleeping in because there were only 2 of us Continue Reading …

A Speedy Run, CrossFit Fun + Local Produce

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Good morning, my friends! I had such a good run this morning – one of those runs where you just feel awesome. Don’t you love that? It certainly doesn’t happen every day, so I made sure to appreciate it even more. :) Even though getting up is hard, I really love being up and out before most people are. I met up with my friend Sokphal at 6 Continue Reading …