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Maui Half Marathon + 10k Race Recaps

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Hey friends! Matt and I are currently en route back to DC after a great week in Hawaii of part work, part play. I’m back for my final trip recap: running the Maui Half Marathon and 10k! Plus, I’ll share a couple of the highlights from the wellness event I was in Hawaii for! If you missed my previous Maui recaps, check those out first: Hiking Continue Reading …

Driving the Papanalahoa Point Shoreline + Maui Blow Hole

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Matt and I had a fun accidental adventure today and I just have to share: driving the Papanalahoa Point Shoreline! This area is north of our hotel in Maui – we were driving back to our hotel after picking up our race packets for the 10k (and the half marathon for me as well) and decided to just keep driving north on highway 30 and see what was up Continue Reading …

Road to Hana + Waterfall Hiking in Maui

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Hey guys! I’m back for another installment of our Maui, Hawaii adventures. :) See my first post (Hiking Maui, a Volcano Sunrise + Bike Ride and Scuba Diving Lanai) for more details on why Matt and I are here and what we were up to for the first few days of the trip! We heard that driving the Road to Hana was a “must do” while in Maui, and we also Continue Reading …

Hiking Maui, A Volcano Sunrise + Bike Ride, and Scuba Diving Lanai

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Hello from paradise – Maui, Hawaii! Matt and I have had this Hawaii trip on the calendar for over a year now, so it’s exciting that it’s finally here! :) As I mentioned, this is a part work, part play trip for me – we are lucky enough to be staying at the gorgeous Ritz-Carlton Kapalua on Maui because I’m doing a couple nutrition talks for a Continue Reading …

How Cathy Changed Her Relationship with Food for the Better

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As you guys know, earlier this year I created a virtual intuitive and mindful eating group program entitled Joyful Eating, Nourished Life with two fellow dietitians, Rachael and Alex. We ran our first 6 week session in June after spending the better part of a year creating the program. Our goal? Helping people move away from the diet approach to Continue Reading …

Where to Work Out in Columbus

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Hey guys! In case you missed it, check out yesterday’s post about Where to Eat in Columbus first. :) And now, for where to work out in Columbus! As you know, I was in Columbus with my best friend Jenny via an opportunity from Life in Cbus. And no trip with me would be complete without some fitness adventures! Continue Reading …

Where to Eat in Columbus

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As you guys may have seen on Instagram, I recently had the opportunity to spend a weekend in Columbus. I’d never been to Columbus but had heard from friends that it’s a cool city with a great food scene, so when Life in Cbus reached out to me about a visit I was all about it! I invited my best friend Jenny to join me – she lives in Atlanta and it Continue Reading …

Tough Long Run Recap + Friday Link Love

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I feel like every training cycle there’s that one especially crazy hard run – the one that feels way worse than all the others. The one that has you basically crawling the last couple miles. The one that makes you ask yourself: “why the hell am I doing this again?!” You guys know I try to keep things positive over here because I’m a big believer Continue Reading …

Eats + Exercise

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Hey guys! Summer is back once again – it’s been a hot week over here! Come on fall, where are you…?! Tuesday morning wasn’t quite as hot yet, though – which was good because I was out at the track! We had a longer interval tempo workout on the docket – three 2000’s (5 laps around the track – 1.25 miles) with 1 to 2 minutes rest in between. Continue Reading …

Adventures in Beaver Creek, Colorado

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Over Labor Day weekend, Matt and I had quite the treat: a trip to the beautiful Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain in Colorado. Colorado is one of my favorite places in the world, so when the press team from the Westin invited us out for a complimentary stay we jumped at the opportunity. A HUGE thank you to the Westin Continue Reading …