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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

Top 5 Nutrition Mistakes Runners

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 …

My Health Magazine Debut + This Week’s Workouts

Health Magazine Debut

Hello and happy Friday! Did this week absolutely FLY by for anyone else? For today’s excitement, I’m thrilled to share that if you pick up a copy of the March Health Magazine, you will see an article written by yours truly! :) The article is entitled “Six Steps to a Healthy Weeknight Dinner” and on pages 116-121! I’m so happy with Continue Reading …

A Running & November Project DC Morning!

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Good morning, my friends! It’s a little gray and drizzly here today, but my day started off on an awesome and sweaty note: with a friend workout date, of course! My friends Mary, Chelsea, and I all met up bright and early at 6:10 a.m. this morning to get our workout on. The plan: run the 2.5ish miles down to the Lincoln Memorial for the Continue Reading …

Skiing Adventures & Supporting Team USA with #ItsOurTime

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Hello, my friends! I hope those of you who had yesterday off for the holiday enjoyed it! Inspired by the Olympic Winter Games, Matt, my dad, and I decided to take a day trip and go skiing! We drove up to Whitetail in Pennsylvania, which is only about 1.5 hours from DC. It was INSANELY crowded (Matt and I had to wait nearly 2 hours to rent skis Continue Reading …