What Its Really Like To Stand Up All Day: VertDesk Review

March 12, 2015
Vertdesk Review

I’ve got some very exciting stuff going on today! I’ll share more next week, but take my word, EXCITING! For today, I am actually going to pass the keyboard to Dan. I know, stop the music. Cue the “WTFs”. The last time Dan wrote on the blog was years ago (check it out) which is sad, […]

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Eat This Instead: 15 Min Homemade Pasta Substitute {Sweet Potato Gnocchi Recipe}

March 11, 2015
homemade 15 minute potato gnocchi

Yesterday was insane! After meeting with our accountant (yay taxes), Dan and I went for a training run, ran a few errands and hurried our booties home. I wasn’t sure I would have the opportunity to get this post finished for you today. But boy, I really wanted to! What’s the old saying, “if there’s […]

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Are Rest Days Necessary Even If I’m Not Sore Or Tired?

March 10, 2015
Are Rest Days Necessary Even If I’m Not Sore Or Tired?

A few weeks ago, I was asked to write a post on the importance of rest days (and even weeks) for fellow blogger Anne of FannetasticFood.com. I was honored since I love Anne’s blog and have been a long time reader. I was even more honored when it was received with awesome feedback and follow […]

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What To Expect After A Month Of Paleo

March 9, 2015
month of paleo

I survived! I did it! I completed a full month of being on a paleo diet! And you know what? It wasn’t so bad. (Click here to read about why I did the challenge and learn about Paleo.) No grains? No dairy? No legumes? <— NO PEANUT BUTTER!?!?! No processed sugar? How will I live […]

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Fun Friday Favorite Fitness Survey

March 6, 2015
friday fitness quiz

Happy Friday Friend! We made it! What a week it was. I had some amazing workouts, runs and boot camps. And oh yea… yesterday I was on the news. I spent the morning at our local mid-morning show, LowCountry Live so I could hop in and show a few of my favorite total body, calorie torching […]

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Weekend Warrior 3: Reach The Summit Advanced Workout

March 5, 2015
Weekend warrior workout

It’s workout time, Baby! As you may know by now, I am a very focused on a lot of things… including climbing. I have a pretty lofty goal for 2016 and the training has already begun! Mental and physical. In fact, after seeing Bonnie’s DADMO+C bracelet, I had to order one for myself. Each time […]

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She Ran 100 Miles At An Avg Pace Of 8.51: Nicole Studer Podcast

March 4, 2015
Nicole Studer

Though I started increasing my milage last week, training “officially” kicked off yesterday thanks to the help of Amanda at RunToTheFinish for putting together a very doable training plan for me. It’s no secret that I know absolutely nothing about ultra-marathons or training for one, which is why I reached out for help. I’ve also begun […]

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Ready For Basic Training: Bulldog Challenge Recap

March 3, 2015
Citadel Bulldog Challenge

Okay, maybe not. I may have back-talked a few cadets for making me do what I saw was unnecessary push-ups. I wouldn’t survive a day in real basic training. But we did survive our 2nd Citadel Bulldog Challenge! This year our amazing team consisted of: Dan, Ashton, Jared, and Me… together we were the “Tough Pluff […]

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The Naked Truth: Why Is Happiness Embarrassing?

March 2, 2015
happiness naked

It’s that time again. You know, where I just put it all out there. And where I hopefully say a few things we’ve all thought about but maybe haven’t actually said out loud. If you’ve missed any of my previous Naked Truths, you can catch up here: My body 10 pounds heavier Choosing between fitness […]

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Wanna Have A {Virtual} Latte Date?

February 27, 2015
coffee-date

I’ve seen several other bloggers do these and I love reading them, so I thought for a light Friday let’s talk and connect over a warm frothy almond milk latte. If we were having a coffee date, I would tell you… I am happy. Like really happy. I’m not sure what has changed lately but […]

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You Only Get Better By Doing: The Mastery Kettlebell Workout

February 26, 2015
Kettlebell workout

I’ve had one of those weeks where everything just seems like so much work. I think it’s because I have a lot on my plate right now in terms of what I want to improve upon, that I can’t focus on any one thing to actually improve. I really wish that you could get better at […]

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