Mindful Movement, Trying New Things + An Honest Cyclebar Review

Hi, Friends! HAPPY FRIDAY! Hope you’ve had/are having a pretty great week. This week has been a quick one, despite long days at work, and I’m so pumped about it because we will be jet setting for Dallas (again) this weekend to celebrate my sister’s 25th year of life! Something that’s been on my brain […]

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Workout Wednesday: Summer Solstice Workout!

Happy HUMP DAYYYY! Today has flown by for it being the longest day of the year- I’m not even sure if I can believe that today had the most daylight. I follow this instagrammer, NutritionStripped, and in her story today she discussed something interesting that I’ve actually been pondering lately. Workouts don’t have to be […]

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Sister Trip 2017 Recap

Hope you had a lovely weekend 🙂 In an attempt to not completely procrastinate, this blog post is a Sister Trip recap from last weekend: Northern Virginia Wine Country and Washington, D.C. Every year since 2015 we take a “Sister Trip”, just the two of us (woo-hoo three trips and counting!). In 2015 we went […]

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Race Recap: Virginia Wine Country Half-Marathon

Happy Global Running Day! I was a little sad there wasn’t a SnapChat filter to celebrate this fun day, but that’s okay. In honor of Global Running Day, I’m hittin’ you with a little race recap from this past weekend. Lindsay and I go on a “Sister Trip” every year, and this year’s was Northern […]

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Workout Wednesday + Antioxidant Smoothie

Hi, Friends! Hope you’re all having a great Wednesday. I’m starting a Wednesday series called “Workout Wednesday” where I will share a workout. These always seem to help me stay focused when I need to reference some workout inspiration in a pinch, so hopefully they’ll give you some support, too! Last night’s workout took no […]

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Fuel of Choice for Long Runs + Slow-Cooker Recipe

For today’s post, I’m combining my two favorite worlds: food AND running. A question I get asked often is “What fuel do you use for longer runs?” I have two answers. #1. Blue gatorade mixed with water, and it has to be blue, and it has to be Gatorade. Don’t give me the G2 stuff. Gatorade […]

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What do YOU want?

Have you ever listened to a podcast and thought, “This had to have been created especially with me in mind. ” ^Maybe that’s a bit narcissistic, but I listened to a TEDx Talk today on youtube and swore homegirl was talking directly to me. She started her talk by asking the audience “What do you want?” […]

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A Life-Changing Diagnosis & 5 Ways to Cope

The question I get asked most often by friends and strangers alike is, “How did you know something was wrong?” Please don’t use my experience in lieu of a doctor’s professional opinion. If you think something is wrong…go get checked out!  Okay. Here’s my story: Once upon a time in early Fall at a coffee […]

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5 Tricks to Make Half-Marathon Training a Whole Lot Better

Before my first half marathon, a 5K in college was my max distance race. And I was slow. There were participants right behind beside me drinking beer on the course. Slow. So if you’re thinking, “I really want to do a half-marathon, but I have only ever ran one mile, and it was the one required […]

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