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Garmin 225 vs. Garmin 910xt GPS Watch Review

You guys – this morning’s sunrise was insane. I was kind of bummed I saw it from the track instead of down on the trail along the water (much better views), but glad I was up and enjoying it at all! This morning’s track workout was straightforward: a 24 minute tempo run building in speed. I ran the whole thing with one of my track buddies so we Continue Reading …

Why You Should Care What’s in Your Feminine Products

Thank you to LOLA for sponsoring this post. Okay. Any guy readers out there? Yeah, you – all 3 of you – I’d recommend skipping this one. You’ve been warned. ;) Do you guys remember when I wrote a couple months ago about how I’ve been working to change all my personal care/beauty products to more natural versions? (If you missed that post, here Continue Reading …

How to Kick a Cold Naturally

Thank you to Ricola® Herb & Throat drops for sponsoring this post as part of an ongoing campaign with Socialstars. #swissherbs It’s officially cold season, as I’m sure you guys have noticed. Whether you have a cold right now or not (hopefully not!), here are some tips for how to kick a cold naturally (and boost immunity while you’re at Continue Reading …

New Celestial Seasonings Chai Teas + Tea Giveaway!

Thank you to my friends at Celestial Seasonings for sponsoring this post! Do you guys remember when I was out in Colorado visiting Celestial Seasonings (<—check out that post for tea brewing tips) on a blog trip last October? Well, while I was there, we had the opportunity to sample something new and, at the time, still top secret: their Continue Reading …

4th of July Weekend Adventures

Hello my friends! I hope you all had great weekends – and for my American readers, great long weekends for the 4th of July holiday! (Also – how about that Women’s World Cup?! :) ) We watched the fireworks from a friend’s roof deck in Adams Morgan this year. Beautiful as always – my camera phone didn’t do it justice. As for the rest of the Continue Reading …

Bombas Sock Review + Coupon Code

Thank you to Bombas for sponsoring this post! When I first started getting into working out, I used to buy super cheap socks. This may work for socks you aren’t wearing often, but for fitness socks, they need to be able to take a beating. Inevitably, within a few weeks those cheap socks would already be really worn in the heel, stretched out and Continue Reading …

How to Recover From a Race

This week so far has been all about letting my legs rest up and refresh after last weekend’s speedy GW Parkway Classic 10 Miler! I thought it might be helpful to share some of my favorite tips for how to recover from a race. I’d love to hear some of your favorite tips, too, and please check the end of this post for a relevant giveaway! Continue Reading …

Holiday Gift Guide for Fit Foodies

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 as Continue Reading …