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Monday Night Cooking Challenge + What’s Next on the Fitness/Running Front

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Hello and good afternoon! I hope it’s a good one for you – it’s been a busy one over here! Matt and I are continuing to enjoy our Monday Night Cooking Challenge – are any of you guys joining in on the fun? Monday night was Matt’s turn (we skipped last week with my travel to LA and such), and he decided to get ambitious and festive – Continue Reading …

Ready to Rock (‘n’ Roll)!

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Hello and happy Friday! I’m so excited – tomorrow morning I’ll be running my favorite DC race: the Rock ‘n’ Roll USA half marathon! I received a free bib from their PR team in exchange for sharing a recap here on the blog after, but I would have signed up anyway because I LOVE this race. Yes, it’s huge and crowded, and the pre-race Continue Reading …

2014 ASICS LA Marathon Race Recap

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Well, my friends, I did it: I officially conquered my second full marathon, the ASICS LA Marathon on Sunday morning! It was HOT out there but I gave it my all and had a great time enjoying the scenery and the crowds. :) Continue Reading …

ASICS LA Marathon Weekend Adventures, Part 1

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Hello from the plane on the way back to DC from Los Angeles! What a fun whirlwind of a weekend it was – I can’t believe how quickly it flew by, and that I have officially completed my second full marathon! I’ll post a full recap of the marathon shortly, but for now, I wanted to share some of the other fun that my fellow bloggers and I got 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 …

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 …

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 …