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MCM 10k Race Recap 2014

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Hello my friends! As you know, Matt and I ran the MCM 10k – the lesser known sibling to the iconic Marine Corps Marathon – on Sunday morning. After I flubbed the start time for the Clarendon Day 10k last month and accidentally ran the 5k instead, I was chatting with Heather on gchat. “You know,” she said, “You could sign up for the Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

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Hi friends! DC gave us the most perfect fall weather weekend, and I took full advantage. Before getting in to the weekend proper, let’s rewind to Friday. I kicked off the day with an early run with my friend Chelsea! As you guys know, we have been doing track workouts each week, but since I was running the Marine Corps Marathon 10k on Sunday I Continue Reading …

Halloween Spiderweb Cookies

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Thank you to Pure Canadian Maple Syrup for sponsoring this post and the delicious Halloween Spiderweb Cookies within it! I hope you guys love Halloween as much as I do, because I have a fun treat for you today! Looking for something cute to make for Halloween that’s fun and festive but not a complete sugar bomb? Look no farther. Continue Reading …

This Week’s Food/Fitness + The Return of Packed Lunches!

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Hi friends! I hope you’re having great weeks. I’ve been enjoying getting a good night’s sleep every night this week after all my insane travel! I arrived home on Monday afternoon totally exhausted so it’s been good to dial things back a bit this week. On the food front, I’ve been enjoying my usual favorites – especially Pumpkin Pie Continue Reading …

FNCE 2014 Recap

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As you know, I spent the weekend at the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE)! FNCE is the big annual national conference for Registered Dietitians (and those in nutrition-related fields – you don’t have to be an RD to attend). It’s massive – over 10,000 food and nutrition professionals attend each year. In addition to a huge Continue Reading …

Georgia Adventures

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Hi friends! I’m back in DC after a whirlwind of travel. Let’s recap, shall we? I flew into Atlanta straight from my Fitness Magazine event in NYC last week so that I could spend a day with my high school BFF Jenny and her family before heading to FNCE (the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo) on Saturday morning. Jenny lives about an Continue Reading …

Total Body HIIT Workout

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Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Target® C9 through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Target® C9, all opinions are my own. Hi friends! I’m still in Atlanta at FNCE, the annual national dietitian conference (you can see what I’m up to on Instagram and Twitter), but I wanted to pop in Continue Reading …

A New York Minute for #FitBlogNYC

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Hi friends! I’m so glad many of you are pumped about the “fANNEtastic running buddies” Facebook group! We already have nearly 350 people in the group and it makes me so happy to see a bunch of you finding running buddies already. Come see if you can find a running buddy near you, too! :) As you know, I was in NYC this week to speak on a Continue Reading …

Find a fANNEtastic Running Buddy!

Hello from the train to NYC! I’m headed up for a quick trip to speak on a blogger panel at a Fitness Magazine Meet & Tweet event tomorrow. I’m honored to have been asked! Will I see any of you guys there, I hope? :) You can see what I’m up to on Instagram and Twitter, as always, and follow #FitBlogNYC for event-specific social shares. I Continue Reading …

Lessons on Challenging Yourself from CrossFit

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Hi friends – I made it to 6 a.m. CrossFit today! It was super gloomy and humid out – perfect for an indoor workout. It’s always hard to go to CrossFit when the weather is awesome because I just want to be outdoors. This morning was definitely not one of those days. ;) Apparently everyone else was sleeping in because there were only 2 of Continue Reading …