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How to Fuel for a Marathon or Half Marathon

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Hello my friends! Matt and I are in California right now for the wedding of our friends Heather and Mike, and won’t be back until late tonight, so I’ve asked running coach Jason Fitzgerald of the website Strength Running (and co-author of my Nutrition for Runners program) to share a guest post today on how to fuel for a marathon or half marathon. Continue Reading …

Running in the Dominican Republic

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Hello my friends! I’m on my way back to DC right now from quite the adventure, as most of you have seen via Instagram! I spent the past 5 days on a press trip in the Dominican Republic courtesy of their tourism ministry. Such a cool experience – I felt so lucky to be there! I’ll be sharing a couple posts with the details about the trip, which was Continue Reading …

A Blizzard 10 Miler

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On Saturday morning, my friend Kathleen and I met up for a 10 mile run. The forecast didn’t call for snow until noon or after, so we figured by meeting up at 9:45 we’d have plenty of time to get in the run before the white stuff started falling. Right? Ummmm, yeah. Wrong!! The run started out just fine. We met up in Georgetown, planning an out Continue Reading …

Valentine’s Weekend Adventures

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Hi friends! I know some of you might have today off, so if you are still enjoying your weekend, stay warm in this cold weather! As for me, it’s back to work, although I am taking a long lunch to meet a friend for a workout. :) Matt and I had a nice weekend. Friday was really low key – we busted out some Sweet Potato Lentil Chili from the freezer, Continue Reading …

Running Happy + Healthier Cashew Chicken

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Hi friends! On this cold and dreary day, I’m dreaming of Sunday’s weather. When Matt and I got back to DC from Colorado in the late afternoon, it was randomly 65 and sunny. Um, what?! After spending all day sitting in cars and airplanes, we were more than ready to get out and enjoy the weather with a run! Check out this gorgeous sunset we enjoyed Continue Reading …

This Spring’s Running Game Plan

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Hello, my friends! It’s been a busy day so far, and I began it with some early morning track workout action! It was REALLY cold (24 degrees, “feels like 12” when I woke up), but the sunrise halfway through the workout was well worth it. The crazy cold doesn’t bother me as much as crazy hot does – it’s really hard to get out of bed and get going Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

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Hello my friends! Who all watched the Super Bowl last night? Matt and I headed over to a friend’s place to watch the action, although I was mostly interested in the commercials. :) What was your favorite commercial? Some of them were a little intense… I loved the puppy one, though – it made me tear up! Anyway! We had a low key weekend. 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 …