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Birthday Dinner + Definitions DC Gym Review

Hi friends! Last night, Matt made us a fun dinner in honor of my birthday: cedar plank salmon! Using this method, salmon is cooked on a plank (soaked in water so it doesn’t catch fire) over indirect heat. It imparts a really nice smoky flavor and makes it nice and juicy, too! He bought salmon from Whole Foods that was pre-marinated in a Continue Reading …

Vacation-Bound + Back At It

Hi friends – thank you for your kind words about my sprained ankle on Sunday! I’m happy to report that as of Wednesday it felt normal again – whew! I got lucky. I celebrated on Wednesday night by meeting my friends Kathleen and Karen for a fun new class at Urban Athletic Club via ClassPass: a HIT (high intensity) yoga class! I wasn’t sure what Continue Reading …

Easy Salmon Salad Dinner Idea

Morning, friends! It’s a GORGEOUS one here in DC today – much cooler, less humid, and breezier! Loving it. I didn’t have plans to run today but I did enjoy a nice long walk to and from a coffee shop this morning for some early morning AnneTheRD client meetings. I’m thinking a little evening kayaking might be in order, too! On the menu earlier this Continue Reading …

Fitness Week in Review

Hello and happy Friday! Let’s do a fitness week in review, shall we? Monday Holy sore! My speedy Beach to Beacon 10k race on Saturday definitely caught up to me in full force! Swimming, please. Felt wonderful to get in the water and shake out a bit! Wish I could have been doing another open water swim in San Diego with my friend Lauren (who just Continue Reading …

Yoga, Pitas, Stitch Fix, and True Food Kitchen Fun

Hi friends! I hope your weeks are going well so far! I’ve been enjoying a little extra time with my high school friends who are still in town after coming in for the wedding this past weekend. I spent some time on Sunday doing work so that yesterday my friend Dinah and I could meet up for a little morning yoga + early lunch date. We hit up Blue Continue Reading …

Trying Something New: SUP Yoga at Key Bridge Boathouse!

On Monday night, I finally tried something I’ve been wanting to try for a really long time: SUP Yoga! It’s exactly what it sounds like: yoga… but on a Stand Up Paddleboard. Cool, right?! I saw awhile ago that Key Bridge Boathouse offers SUP Yoga classes a couple days a week for $35 a pop – pricey, but I decided it was worth it. My friends Continue Reading …

Why We Love Running + Yoga Fun

Hey friends! I am LOVING reading your comments over on my National Running Day giveaway post from yesterday! It sounds like you guys love running for many of the same reasons I do. Here are some of the biggest reasons you guys are noting, because they are so inspiring I want to share! :) Running makes you feel: Bada$$ Strong and confident Continue Reading …

Yoga in the Park Returns!

Hi friends! Before I get into today’s post, breaking news: ClassPass is offering another $50 off your first month deal (through May 26)! They don’t do these deals that often so if you haven’t tried ClassPass yet and want to, now is the time to get on it. :) ClassPass is awesome - basically an all-access pass to all the best gyms/studios in your Continue Reading …