- Welcome to After Dinner Dance! I'm Caroline, a 26-year-old living in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. My blog follows my love of cooking delicious and nutritious meals that make veggies taste good, and a bit of my life including my running and adventures with my toy poodle, Teddy! I recently graduated with a Master of Public Health in Health Promotion and am also a Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Health Education Specialist. Feel free to contact me at email@example.com - I'd love to hear from you!
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Category Archives: Fitness
This week marked two important Pure Barre milestones: Luke’s first Pure Barre class and six months of Pure Barre for me! A couple more months and I will be a member of the “100 Club”. The “Bring on the Men” … finish reading Purre Barre “Bring on the Men” & Six Month Milestone
On Saturday, I ran my third half marathon! My chip time was 2:27:20. When I saw the results, I realized that I was incredibly close to my half marathon PR of 2:25:43. I never imagined I would come close to … finish reading Mistletoe Half Marathon Recap
Yesterday I completed the last long run of my half marathon training! I love the timing of this half because it allows me to get all of my training done and enjoy Thanksgiving, and then have the race be over … finish reading Maple & Sriracha Roasted Cashews
The end of my half marathon training is finally near! On Tuesday I made it into the double digits and ran 10.5 miles! It was a very humbling run, to say the least. The only thing that pushed me through … finish reading Favorite Running Gear
Happy Monday! We had a great fall & fun-filled weekend in North Carolina. First we drove to Asheville to enjoy the foliage, hiking and great food. I crossed “driving the Blue Ridge Parkway in the fall” off my bucket list … finish reading Rosemary Roasted Chicken with Apple and Fall Vegetables (Plus Lots of Fall Hiking!)
I hope your weekend is off to a good start! As another week of running and Pure Barre comes to an end, I figured it was time for an update on my half-marathon training. So far, I’ve stuck with my … finish reading Half-Marathon Training Update
Today started off with my latest fitness obsession: Pure Barre. I’ve been attending Pure Barre classes on average three times a week for the past month, and so far I love it! I took a few barre classes back in … finish reading Pure Barre Winston-Salem
Happy Monday! I started my day off with an 4.5 mile run as part of my half-marathon training. Yep, I’m running another half! I will be running the YMCA Mistletoe Half here in Winston-Salem on December 6th! This means I … finish reading Vineyard Stomp 5K and Fall Running
Good morning from North Carolina! Luke and I are officially moved into our new house in Winston-Salem, where Luke is attending Wake Forest Law School. Although it rained for almost a week straight after we arrived, the sun finally came … finish reading Hiking Pilot Mountain
13.1 HILLY miles – check! It’s official – I ran my first half-marathon! In May of last year I ran my first 5k. When it was over, I thought I was going to pass out. It happened to be a … finish reading Zooma Texas Half-Marathon – I did it!