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Working Out With CrossFit Legends

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On Friday, I spent the day at Reebok headquarters in Massachusetts! I was there with some fellow Fitfluential Ambassadors for an event which included not one but two awesome workouts, new product presentations (lots of cool stuff in the pipeline for next year!), and some focus groups to provide our recommendations for where to take the product in Continue Reading …

Inspiring Video: How Julie Foucher Balances Med School and CrossFit

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Any guesses who is standing between me and my friend Tina in the photo below, taken on Friday at Reebok CrossFit ONE? Why, it’s Julie Foucher (pronounced Foo-shay)! Julie finished 2nd overall in the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games, earning her the title of 2nd fittest woman on earth. Impressive, right? Not only did we get to work out Continue Reading …

Spring in November & Supporting Wade’s Wings

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On Sunday, D.C. felt like spring. It’s crazy how the feel of the air will suddenly invoke memories and feelings. When I first went outside on Sunday, just for a moment, I really thought it was spring. I could practically see the tulips blowing in the breeze. And then – wait. It’s still November? I’ll take it. There’s nothing Continue Reading …

Workout Successes So Far This Week

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Morning, everyone! Just a reminder to continue to bid and spread the word about my Hurricane Sandy Relief Auction. Thank you! It ends tomorrow (Thursday) at 6 p.m. EST. Quite the exciting night last night with all the election coverage! Matt and I got in line at the polls in northern Virginia around 6 p.m.; the doors closed at 7 and everyone Continue Reading …

Back to the Grind: Packed Lunches & Evening Workouts!

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Hello friends! You know what being back to full time interning again means… packed lunches! Yesterday while I was eating breakfast and getting ready, I cooked a big batch of quinoa to eat throughout the week. For lunch, I threw 1/2 cup of the cooked quinoa and 1/2 cup of cannellini beans (canned – drained/rinsed) on top of some raw spinach. Continue Reading …

Protein Bar, Crossfit & Ghirardelli!

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Morning! Things are starting to amp up over here for the wedding festivities – 2 days to go! On the agenda today is brunch with Matt’s parents, getting my hair highlighted, a final dress fitting (there were a couple more things that needed to be done when I went on Sunday… fingers crossed it’s ready now), and then making our welcome gift Continue Reading …

Dietetic Internship Update & CrossFit Fun

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Good morning, friends! I can’t believe we’re wrapping up another week — only one more week to go at my second mini dietetic internship this fall before I take a short break for our wedding! If you’re just checking in, I’m currently interning full time with Wellness Corporate Solutions as part of my grad school program internship hours. Continue Reading …

Monday’s Packed Lunch & Crossfit Squat Success!

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Good morning, friends! I haven’t shared pictures of any of my packed lunches lately, so I thought today would be a good day to bring it back. :) My lunches continue to be quick and easy and made in the morning right before I rush out the door. Maybe someday I’ll get my act together and make lunches the night before… maybe not. ;) On Continue Reading …