My Favorite Yoga Poses

Good morning and Happy Tuesday! Last night I went to a Power Yoga class at Stroga. Power Yoga classes sometimes intimidate me because often times all I want to do is stretch and lay on the floor, but I also love them because they make me feel POWERFUL. Get it? Even though there were some poses…

The Week Before

One week until my second half marathon! If you’ve been reading (it’s okay if you haven’t, promise), you know that I have been dealing with plantar fasciitis and IT Band problems, so my training hasn’t been as intense as I originally planned. As I start planning my week out, I wanted to consult the experts…

IT Band Woes…I’m Stuck in Virginia

My Memorial Day consisted of the fabulous breakfast at Open City, followed by a run. I saved the entire day for my long run, and while i was slightly dreading it due to the heat, I was also excited to get 10 miles in. When I set out at 11:30am, it was about 80 degrees, sunny,…

Popped Quinoa (WHAT?)

Good morning and Happy Tuesday! The best kind of Mondays are Mondays that are actually Tuesdays….Four day week, here I come! I had a great weekend filled with lots of food and friends. On Saturday night, three of my friends who are moving out of DC had a going away party. Prior to the party,…

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…

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…

7 Miles Before 7am

HAAAAPPY Monday! Or should I say, Happy Cinco de Mayo?! Today is a day for margaritas. Yesterday I skipped my long run in lieu of gallivanting all over DC, and since I knew I was grabbing margaritas after work, I committed to waking up over an hour earlier than usual and completing my long run this…