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Summer Shape Up: Coming to a Computer Near You!

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Hi friends! Just wanted to pop in quickly to share that my friend Gina and I will be partnering up again this month to bring you all a fun Summer Shape Up! As you guys know, we first partnered together in January to bring you the Winter Shape Up. What are these shape ups? They’re totally free and fun month long challenges that aim to inspire Continue Reading …

Boston Bound for the Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival!

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Hi friends! Lots of excitement over here – this afternoon I’m flying up to Boston to join in on the fun at the Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival! As you know, I’m doing the “Hat Trick” which is a 5k and a 10k on Saturday (essentially back to back), and a half marathon on Sunday. I’ll be back next week to share a Continue Reading …

Why You Should Throw Away Your Scale

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Many of my AnneTheRD clients are surprised to find that I don’t own a scale. The last time I had consistent access to a scale was 10 years ago, when I was living at home briefly after college. I’ve told this to a number of my nutrition counseling clients lately who I’ve been encouraging to ditch their scales, and they are shocked. Not only Continue Reading …

Long Weekend Adventures

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Hi friends! It was a whirlwind of a day yesterday trying to catch up on work from the long weekend, but it was worth it for 3 nice and relaxing days off. Here are some highlights from the long Memorial Day holiday weekend! I hope you all enjoyed it, too, and also took some time on Monday to remember and honor those who are the real reason for the Continue Reading …

Things I’m Loving Lately

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Hello and happy Friday, my friends! I haven’t done a “things I’m lovely lately” super random and all over the place post in awhile, so I figured it was time. ;) Here’s what I’ve been loving lately… what have you been lovely lately? Smoothies Now that the weather is heating up, I’m loving afternoon smoothies again. Recent Continue Reading …

For Everyone Who Thinks It’s Too Late To Get Healthy

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I have a special post for you guys today. As part of my ongoing Brooks Run Happy Ambassadorship, I was given the opportunity to interview another one of their Brooks I.D. members. (If you missed last year’s interview, check it out – it’s also extremely inspiring: “For Everyone Who Says They Can’t,” featuring Jeff Le.) “I.D.", Continue Reading …

Taking Advantage of Spring!

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It’s official, my friends – I’ve made the switch from frozen to fresh berries in my morning Perfect Microwave Banana Oatmeal. I know, big news. Please alert the press. By the way, that’s an espresso cup, not a regular coffee cup. That would mean I was having the largest bowl of oats ever… Continue Reading …

Easter Weekend Adventures

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Hi everyone! Anyone else watching the Boston Marathon coverage right now? It sure makes me want to go out for a run! I was so thrilled to see Meb win – I had the pleasure of meeting him last year at the Beach to Beacon race and I’ve been a huge fan ever since. Such a genuinely nice guy. Anyway – Matt and I stuck around in town this weekend Continue Reading …