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LA Marathon or Bust + This Week’s Workouts

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Hello from the plane on the way to sunny Los Angeles, where I’ll be running my second full marathon on Sunday morning! I’ll be sharing updates over on my Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook pages, so follow me over there if you’d like to see how I do before I post! The LA Marathon is also offering runner tracking – click here if you’re Continue Reading …

Recent Eating Adventures & From the Farmer

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Hello, hello! In eating news, we’re been having some tasty meals lately - many of which have been inspired by the cool new From the Farmer DC service (read below for my full review)! On Sunday night after getting back from skiing, Matt and I were in the mood for something new and different and decided to browse through some of my cookbooks and Continue Reading …

Gearing up for the LA Marathon + ASICS Giveaway!

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Guys, I can’t believe that my second full marathon – the ASICS LA Marathon – is in only a few short days! It seems like just yesterday I was prepping for my first full (the Richmond Marathon last fall). Crazy. I’m not sure it’s really hit me yet that I’m running another marathon this coming weekend – it still seems very abstract and Continue Reading …

Monday Night Cooking Challenge, week 2

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Hello my friends! Remember how I said Matt and I were starting a Monday night cooking challenge for ourselves? Well, we’re on week 2 now and so far, so good! Here’s the deal, if you missed it: make a new-to-us and at least healthy-ish dinner every Monday night. We’ll alternate weeks, and whoever is in charge will find the recipe, get the Continue Reading …

Weekend Ski Trip at Whitetail

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Hello from DC’s winter wonderland! Seriously – will spring ever get here?! It’s unclear at this point… I’m happy that my marathon is in Los Angeles this coming weekend, and not DC, that’s for sure! It’s snowing like crazy out there and isn’t supposed to stop until late afternoon. Continue Reading …

How To Eat For Running: Top 5 Nutrition Mistakes Made By Runners

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Earlier this week, I shared that I spoke at an event at the Endurance Athlete Center (where I work at the sports dietitian) about how to eat for running and the top 5 nutrition related mistakes I often see made by runners. Many of you asked to hear more about this, so here you are! As an athlete myself, I know that a great training plan is only Continue Reading …

Monday Night Cooking Challenge

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Good afternoon, my friends! Matt and I have put ourselves up to a challenge: make a new-to-us and at least healthy-ish dinner every Monday night. We’ll alternate weeks, and whoever is in charge will find the recipe, get the ingredients, make it, and clean up after. When it’s their off week, they get to relax and enjoy! We have been getting in Continue Reading …

A Snowy Morning Fitness Adventure

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It’s baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack. Hello again snow, my old friend. I had hoped we might not see each other again until next winter, but alas, here you are again. Continue Reading …

A Blue Skies 14 Miler

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Hello, hello! Before I get into the recap of this past weekend’s long run, I wanted to say a quick thank you to all of you to participated in the Winter Shape Up! The 4 week challenge ended on Sunday and my WSU co-host Gina and I have loved seeing all your updates and successes (and helping you with challenges, too!) over the past month. It Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

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Good morning, friends! How were your weekends? Mine started off on a healthy and fun note – with a yoga + dinner date with my blogger buddy Gena on Friday night. If you’ve been reading my blog for more than 30 seconds, you already know that I <3 friend exercise dates. A nice, sweaty workout followed by girl time and tasty food? Continue Reading …