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How to Make a Quick & Healthy Weeknight Dinner

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You know the drill – you arrive home late after work. You’re tired. You don’t feel like cooking. Usually this means you end up having cereal for dinner, or hitting the drive through on the way home, or just eating a container of ice cream and calling it a night. But I promise if you have just a few things on hand you can throw together a Continue Reading …

Basic Tips for Eating Smarter and Loving Exercise

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Hello friends! Happy Friday. In honor of getting settled in to January I thought it would be helpful to re-share some of my favorite healthy eating and exercise-related posts. Whether you’re looking to improve your health in the new year or simply re-committing after the holidays, I hope you find these tips for eating smarter and loving 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 …

4 Healthy, Quick, and Portable Breakfast Ideas

No matter how busy I get, I always make time for breakfast. That said, sometimes (okay, almost always) I just don’t have time to make a long winded elaborate feast –because let’s be honest, the last thing I want in the morning is a sink full of dirty pots and pans. Each of these breakfasts is quick and easy to make, requiring only a few Continue Reading …

How to Work with Brands as a Blogger

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As I mentioned, I was at the Healthy Living Summit conference this year to be a speaker on a panel about working with brands as a blogger. A number of you said you’d find it helpful to hear what we talked about, so I thought it would be useful to do a dedicated recap post highlighting some of our main points! There was a great group of Continue Reading …

7 Tips for Running an Overnight Relay Race

Better late than never, right? I’m back in DC and off to my internship today; I’ll share my recap of my last day of vacation adventures next, but wanted to share this post today because it’s already written and I’m running late. :) Obviously I’ve only done one relay race (Reach the Beach relay — recaps can be found on my race recap Continue Reading …

The Most Awesome Way to Slice a Banana

Good morning and happy Friday! It’s a rainy one over here, which is actually a good thing because I have to study all day. Exactly one week until our comprehensive exams for the masters program — gah! My study buddies and I have been doing pretty well going through a bunch of the disease states (diabetes, renal failure, cardiovascular Continue Reading …

How Have You Been Making Time For Yourself Lately?

No matter how busy I get (see this post for why I’m so busy right now), there are three things I need to keep my sanity: At least 7 (but usually 8) hours of sleep per night. What would otherwise be a normal day can easily turn into a total meltdown if I don’t get enough sleep. Regular exercise (at least some sort of movement every day). Continue Reading …