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Gearing up for a Hot Half Marathon + A Reebok Giveaway!

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Three years ago on this same weekend, I ran my very first half marathon – ZOOMA in Annapolis. It was insanely hot, I felt terrible the whole time, and I decided I’d never again do a summer race in the DC area. Flash forward three years, and I’ve completed 5 additional half marathons, including 2 earlier this spring (Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Continue Reading …

Because Cute Pants Make Workouts Better

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First of all, thank you all so much for all the sweet comments on my Nike Women’s Half Marathon recap post from yesterday! Being able to share the excitement of a great race and a new PR with you guys keeps me going out there when my legs (and my mind) start feeling worn out, so thank you. :) And a big congrats to those of you who also PRed or Continue Reading …

CrossFit Cardio & Abs Burnout Workout + Reebok Giveaway!

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On Tuesday night, Matt and I made our return to Crossfit! I took last week off from CrossFit since I knew the big half marathon was coming up. No point in burning out my legs before the race, right? It was great to be back at it on Tuesday, though! The workout was a pretty awesome one, so I turned it into a pretty Pinterest-worthy image for you Continue Reading …

An Old Favorite Soup Recipe + Reebok Gear Fun!

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Hello and happy Friday! Last night, I busted into my recipe archives for an old favorite: Chicken & White Bean Chili Soup (click for recipe). Continue Reading …

Adventures in Epic Yoga

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As you guys probably know by now, for me fitness is all about keeping it fun and varied. Recently, I’ve been enjoying checking out some of the different yoga studios in the area with my friend Gena! A week and a half ago we met for a noon power house class at a new (to me) studio in Dupont called Epic Yoga. Great name, right? Gena has been Continue Reading …

Reebok Adventures Finale: Lunch & Running

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Good evening! First things first – what are you making on Thursday for Thanksgiving? Need some ideas? If so, check out this post I wrote last year: 10 Healthy and Easy Thanksgiving Recipes. And now, back to finishing up my Reebok adventure recaps! Check out the previous recaps first if you missed them: Inspiring Video: How Julie Foucher Continue Reading …

Working Out With CrossFit Legends

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On Friday, I spent the day at Reebok headquarters in Massachusetts! I was there with some fellow Fitfluential Ambassadors for an event which included not one but two awesome workouts, new product presentations (lots of cool stuff in the pipeline for next year!), and some focus groups to provide our recommendations for where to take the product in Continue Reading …

Inspiring Video: How Julie Foucher Balances Med School and CrossFit

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Any guesses who is standing between me and my friend Tina in the photo below, taken on Friday at Reebok CrossFit ONE? Why, it’s Julie Foucher (pronounced Foo-shay)! Julie finished 2nd overall in the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games, earning her the title of 2nd fittest woman on earth. Impressive, right? Not only did we get to work out Continue Reading …