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Memorial Day Weekend Adventures

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Hello my lovely friends! Matt and I had a great long holiday weekend full of lots of sun, exercise, and friend time. On Friday night, we kept things casual and grilled at home. BBQ chicken ftw! Plus some slaw (just chopped cabbage and green onions plus equal parts red wine vinegar and olive oil) and roasted potatoes. We discovered the key with Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures + FlyWheel Dupont Review

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Hey friends! How were your weekends? We had our friends Sarah and Matt and their little boy here visiting, so we got in a lot of fun social time. Their son is almost 3 and SO cute and energetic. It was cool seeing DC through his eyes. :) We were busy having lots of adventures – a big BBQ at a friend’s place on Friday night and dinner out with Continue Reading …

How to Get Over Jet Lag Quickly

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Hey friends! I’m officially back in DC after a whirlwind long weekend out west! (If you missed my recap, check it out: Colorado Springs Adventures.) I didn’t sleep amazingly well last night due to jetlag, but I figured the best way to get back on east coast time quickly was to get up and out for an early morning workout. Urban Athletic Club it Continue Reading …

Random Wednesday Thoughts

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Hi friends! Happy April Fools Day! No pranks over here, but I always love reading April fools blog pranks. My friend Caitlin always does the best ones! :) Also, HOORAY for April! I feel like it’s seriously spring now, and the weather agrees. Such a gorgeous day already! Anyway! I have all sorts of random stuff to share today, so let’s get to it! 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 …

This Week’s Fitness Fun

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Good afternoon, my friends! Before I get into this week’s fitness and food adventures, a couple announcements: Thank you so much for the enthusiasm around my Nutrition for Runners program! I appreciate the support so much, and I hope that those of you who give it a shot will find it very helpful and interesting! Just an FYI that there is an Continue Reading …

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 …