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Zooma Half-Marathon and Handana Giveaway!

I have some exciting news! I can’t believe I’m actually putting this in writing, but I am signed up to run a half-marathon! 13.1 miles! I will be running the Zooma half-marathon in Austin, Texas in March. In addition, I’m … finish reading Zooma Half-Marathon and Handana Giveaway!

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What I Ate Wednesday #15

Good morning! Lucky for me, I get to skip Wednesday this week and go right onto Thursday, since tomorrow is like Friday for me! But I’ll still do my What I Ate Wednesday post, per tradition! Thanks again to Jenn for … finish reading What I Ate Wednesday #15

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June Yoga Challenge Recap and Giveaway!!

It’s hard to believe June is almost over! Before I get to the giveaway, let’s talk about yoga. The June Yoga Challenge flew by! Now that the challenge is over, I wanted to give a recap on how my experience … finish reading June Yoga Challenge Recap and Giveaway!!

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WIAW #5 and Jillian 30 Day Shred DVD

Happy Wednesday! As I mentioned yesterday, I suddenly have a very busy schedule. When you’re strapped for time, you simply have to make time for working out because it should be a priority. So even if I can only get in … finish reading WIAW #5 and Jillian 30 Day Shred DVD

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Sweet Potato Burritos with Mexican Brown Rice

I had a good run this morning. I ran over 3.5 miles! It was one of those mornings where I did not want to run and was not feeling great mentally throughout the run, but at the end of the … finish reading Sweet Potato Burritos with Mexican Brown Rice

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Born to Run Book Review

Happy Friday! I started off my day with a 5k distance run on the treadmill. On the topic of running, I finally finished Born to Run by Christopher McDougall. (source) The book follows the author’s journey to find out why a … finish reading Born to Run Book Review

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Rustic Pizza with Sweet Potato Sauce

I had a really bad workout today. I wasn’t feeling great, my shin splint started getting way too painful, and I didn’t get to run on my treadmill.  I hate it when someone else is on my favorite treadmill! (Each … finish reading Rustic Pizza with Sweet Potato Sauce

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Creamy Barley Risotto

Bootcamp today left my legs feeling like jello. One move that really made me feel it was “surrender squats”. Basically, you get down on one knee like this: Source. Then you put your other knee down and stand up in … finish reading Creamy Barley Risotto

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Chocolate Nutella Granola Bars – So. Good.

This morning I was reading “10 Ways to Sneak in a Workout” from Fitness Magazine when I came across tip number 8: a recommendation to do lunges and squats while waiting in line at the store. I thought the article … finish reading Chocolate Nutella Granola Bars – So. Good.

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Orange Creamsicle Spinach Smoothie and Bootcamp Update

For the past three weeks, I’ve been having fun participating in Best Body Bootcamp. The program has taught me a lot of new strength exercises that I’m sure I’ll continue doing after it’s over. Most of my favorite exercises have involved … finish reading Orange Creamsicle Spinach Smoothie and Bootcamp Update

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