Exercise Changes Everything

Happy Thursday! I hope you all are having a great day so far. The weather predicted lots of storms throughout the day in DC today, but so far today has been beautiful! If only the summer could be like this…but no, soon the humidity will weigh down on our every movement and breath (dramatic, I…

Healthy Hogwarts Stairs

Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of attending the opening of the new Milken Institute School of Public Health building at The George Washington University. As some of you may know, I completed my undergrad degree in Exercise Science and my graduate degree in Public Health at GWU, so I have been a GWU School…

Pride and Shame

PRIDE: I worked out twice yesterday SHAME: I think I may have overdone it…. Yesterday I continued my streak of working out before work and got a great leg workout done in the gym. Why I chose to do a leg day on the same day I planned my 9-mile run I will never know. Not…

Wicked Great Lobstah

Note: this post was written with my struggling 3 year-old iPhone 4. Please excuse any brevity, awkward autocorrects, and strange formatting. Enjoy! Hello from Portland, Maine! Chris and I flew into Boston on Thursday night and stayed with one of his best friend’s, J, and J’s girlfriend. J turns 30 tomorrow, so a bunch of…

Curse the humidity!

Good news: I worked out in my office building gym before work again today–2 days in a row! I am liking this plan so far. Bad news: The 4-6 miles I dreamed of running turned into 2.5 miles running (2 miles between a 9:13-10:00 minutes per mile pace and 0.5 mile at a 8:00 minutes per…

Trial and Error

Remember last week when I said that my goal was to wake up and workout 2-3 times BEFORE work? Well, sigh, that only happened once. I had a feeling that would happen, but I’m still not giving up. I decided that instead of waking up reaaaally early, like crack-of-dawn early, and working out in my…

Sunday Runday

Finally followed through with my plans and did my long run yesterday. While I prefer to get my runs done earlier in the day, I wasn’t up early enough to run before it got sunny and warm so I decided to wait until later in the day when it was a little cooler. I set…