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Snowy Fitness + Food Highlights

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Hey friends! On the fitness front this week, it started alllllll about the shoveling. Who else has been counting “shovel ALL the snow” as their main form of fitness lately?! Saturday, Sunday, and Monday were filled with shoveling. It is a serious workout! Yesterday I ditched the shoveling, made it back downtown to my coshared office, and Continue Reading …

Why You Should Drink More Water

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Thank you to Nestle Waters for sponsoring this post. As a dietitian with a private practice, I’m often working with my clients to try to get them drinking more water. Why is water so important? Basically, water helps our bodies to function optimally and being well hydrated is important to both physical performance as well as mental cognition. Here Continue Reading …

Snowy Weekend + Blizzard Wedding

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Well, my friends – it was quite the weekend! As you know, starting on Friday afternoon in the DC area, it snowed. And by snowed, I mean it snowed A LOT. Like, 2 feet when all was said and done by Sunday. On Saturday, Matt and I took full advantage and enjoyed walking around and playing in the snow. As you can tell in the photo below, I lost Continue Reading …

Hunkered Down

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Hi friends! First things first – the Winter Shape Up week 1 meal plan is now live! Head on over to the main Winter Shape Up page for more info and for a link to the first meal plan, which includes regular, vegan, and gluten free options as well as shopping lists. The Winter Shape Up is a totally free and fun 4 week healthy living challenge that Continue Reading …

The Winter Shape Up is coming!

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Hello my friends! Before I get into my food + fitness highlights from the past few days, I wanted to share some exciting news: the annual “Winter Shape Up” that I co-host with personal trainer Gina of The Fitnessista is launching on Monday! As you know, we’ve co-hosted this fun and free challenge on our blogs for the past few years now. You’ll Continue Reading …

Best Restaurants in Charleston

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Hey friends! I wanted to share a round up of some of the best restaurants in Charleston that we discovered while there over the weekend, plus some touristy highlights like where to stay and what to see. I hope those of you planning trips to Charleston in the future will find this post helpful! It’s a long one – settle in. :) Also, thank you Continue Reading …

Charleston Half Marathon 2016 Race Recap

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If you’re looking to do a January half or full marathon next year, want to escape from cold weather/snow, and are looking for a well-organized non-massive race with a pretty course – put the Charleston half/full marathon on your list. As you guys know, Matt and I were extremely fortunate to have been sponsored by our friends at Cabot to run Continue Reading …

Nutrition Tips and Easy Recipes for a Healthy New Year

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Hi friends! Matt and I are still in Charleston right now (you can see our adventures over on Instagram), so I thought today would be a good day to share a round up of some of my best recipes and health/nutrition tips all in one post. For those of you looking to get healthier this year, I hope you find this round up of my best content from over the Continue Reading …

Charleston Bound!

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This morning, Matt and I are flying south to Charleston, South Carolina for the weekend! As you guys know, we’ll be there to run the Charleston Half Marathon, for which we are being very kindly sponsored by my friends at Cabot (they will be at the race feeding the volunteers). You can see what we’re up to – and how the race goes – on Instagram, Continue Reading …

This Week’s Adventures in Food and Fitness

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Hey friends! Thank you for your great comments and questions on my 7 Common Nutrition Myths post from yesterday. If you missed it, check it out! Also, one of the first comments asks my thoughts on going gluten free, so give that a look – might have to do a post on that in the future! It’s been another busy week over here – especially because Matt Continue Reading …