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OMG Did I Fail?? 4 Incredible Things About Failure

A few weeks ago, I told you guys how I set a weekly running goal of 25 K per week with my friend, and Runtastic Ambassador, Sabrina (also known as @runningbrina). It was a fun accountability goal we had with each other – but now that she’s training for a marathon, she’s definitely not having […]

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My Fat Loss Solution: How I Lost 7lbs of Toxic Bloat

It’s crazy to think where I was this time last year. I was just about at my wits end with birth control and the complete grasp it had on my entire life. You might have read my complete, in-depth story about how I repaired horrible hormone damage from taking birth control for over 11 years, […]

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How To Stick to Your Running Goal: My 25km Per Week Goal

First of all, you guys know that I am all about setting goals. With that being said, it’s not the end of the world when a goal doesn’t get reached or takes longer than expected or planned. News flash: We can’t really plan our successes, but we can commit to learning from all failures and […]

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9 Things I Learned About Myself From Doing a Triathlon

I completed my very first sprint triathlon yesterday. It was a really interesting experience and I can say that I am really proud of my performance. I really had absolutely no idea of what I was getting myself into when doing a triathlon, but decided, of course, to go for it anyway. For my training […]

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My 10K Race Recap: Competing Against Yourself

Last weekend on Sunday I ran the quarter marathon (10.5K) in Linz, Austria. I hadn’t ran a 10K race since I was in Istanbul in November of 2015. I mean, I did one on New Years Day 2017 with my mom and perhaps a few others in between – but not a race. There’s something […]

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Sexy Fit with Zlata Sushchik

I recently had the amazing opportunity to be on the Sexy Fit Podcast with Zlata Sushchik a few weeks ago. I met her a few years back at Blog Fest at IDEA World (a humongous fitness convention for fitness professionals) and I was thrilled when she contacted me to be a guest. First of all, […]

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7 Tools to Help You Stick to Your Health & Fitness Routine

We all have the BEST of intentions when starting out a work out plan or healthy way of living. We’re excited and motivated and can visualize the outcome. But what happens when that all goes away? What happens on those days when you’re just not feeling it or something else comes up? Here’s the way […]

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Repairing Hormone Damage from Birth Control

After 11 years of using all types of birth control (pill, patch, etc.), my body was not happy. I began to have multiple periods per month and incredibly horrible PMS. The worst of the worst. I finally decided last September that I wanted to get off birth control once and for all. The only problem […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: 4 Things to Consider When Setting Them

Let’s face it, we all want 2017 to be better than 2016 – that’s why we get excited about setting New Year’s resolutions. Even if we made great accomplishments this year, let’s all resolve to make 2017 even better: More productive, more positive and more about doing what feels right for you! Looking at the […]

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Why Having a Morning Ritual is SO Important

One of the most important things I’ve been working on over the last year is my morning ritual. My “me” time first thing and working towards solidifying habits that get me started and energized in the morning. It is really the most vital component to a successful, productive and positive day. If I wake up […]

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