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Altitude Training Camp with Brooks

Hey guys! I’m back in DC after a really fun weekend in New Mexico with Brooks Running and my fellow blog ambassadors! From left: Janae, Jesica, Tina, me!, Emily, Ashley, Meghann, Kristen, Lora This is my 5th year working with Brooks as one of their Run Happy blogger ambassadors, and I couldn’t be more proud and honored to be part of the team. Continue Reading …

What to Eat Before and After a Long Run

Hey friends! I'm back with more sports nutrition info to help out with your marathon training long runs! Last time we talked about how to fuel a long run during the run. Today we'll get into what to eat before and after a long run! Getting energy in during a long run is important to make sure you can cover the distance successfully, but eating the Continue Reading …

Weekend

Hey friends! I hope you had a great weekend – and I hope those of you who ran the Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half or Full Marathon had a great race! I was sad to miss the half marathon for the first time since 2012 but I think I made the right call to skip it this year. (I still needed a little more time after being burned out following the Marine Corps Continue Reading …

Sunrise Run + Food Highlights

Hey friends! It’s a beautiful day in DC and I started it by enjoying a sunrise run. My favorite. :) My friend Sokphal and I hadn’t seen each other in awhile and I missed her! I decided skipping today’s track workout and doing a fun DC sightseeing run with her instead sounded like a very good idea. :) We did one of our usual favorite DC Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

Good morning my friends! How were your weekends? Any fun adventures to report? Ours was really low key, which was nice – I’m feeling refreshed today! 60% of the weekend was basically spent like this, which was glorious. Zara was so snuggly! (Obsessed with my fox slipper socks I got for Christmas from Matt!) In addition to watching some Netflix Continue Reading …

Fitness Fun

Hey friends! Before I get into today’s blog post, a quick heads up that I shared a quick Facebook live Q&A video yesterday! One of my Joyful Eating Program co-creators, fellow dietitian Rachael Hartley, and I popped on to address a question we get ALL the time about intuitive eating: “If I allow myself to eat what I want, won’t I just eat Continue Reading …

How to Fuel a Long Run

As training for spring races is ramping up, I wanted to post today about something that I get a lot of questions about: how to fuel a long run! Whether you're new to distance running or have been running long distances for years, it's important to understand how to keep your body fueled properly so you can go the distance. Read on for some running Continue Reading …

Fri-yay

Hey friends! I’m glad many of you liked the look of my Sheet Pan Asian Salmon with Veggies – give it a shot this weekend and let me know how it goes! So easy, fast, and yummy! It has been a reeeeeally busy week over here – I’m happy it’s Friday! No workout today – I was in need of a day off and a long night’s rest after burning the candle at both Continue Reading …