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Trail Tuesday: Ten Great Trails to Hike, Bike, or Run in the Carolinas

As I’ve mentioned in earlier posts, I am always incorporating fun activities to help me stay in shape. Hiking is one of my favorite things to do outside of my structured workouts since it truly allows me to escape the … Continue reading

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Increasing Mileage = Increasing Expertise!

Happy Monday! I’m not typically so cheerful on a Monday, but I took the day off to get ready for my upcoming vacation (destination will be announced soon!). I’m rather ambitious today. Here’s what I’ve accomplished so far: Cooked up a … Continue reading

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My Six Favorite Fitness Things Right Now

1. Kenra Platinum Dry Shampoo 2. Inov-8 F-Lite 230 3. Kettlebells 4. Lululemon Run: Pace Setter Skirt 5. Suplove Challenger 8’10”  Stand Up Paddle Board 6. Lululemon Astro Wunder Under Crop  Kenra Platinum Dry Shampoo is perfect for days I just … Continue reading

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My Five Healthy Workday Habits

I am a young professional so it’s often a challenge live a healthy lifestyle throughout the week, but I feel like I am slowly mastering healthy workday habits. Here are five little healthy weekday habits of mine: Don’t hit the snooze button. … Continue reading

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Seven Novice Cold Weather Running Blunders

Venture to my “about” page and you’ll find out I run, but I’m not a runner. I don’t know when I will start referring to myself as a runner, but I just know I’m not quite there yet. Perhaps I’ll … Continue reading

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Princesses v. Pirates

If you’re on twitter, chances are you’ve come across the #princesshalf hashtag a few times over the last week or so. If you follow healthy living bloggers on twitter (like I do), you’ve seen this hashtag pop up dozens of … Continue reading

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So You Think You’re Healthy

But are you really? Maybe you run three half marathons a year. Maybe you eat a clean diet 90 percent of the time. Maybe you don’t smoke or drink. Perhaps you’re an avid crossfitter. Who knows, maybe you’re a triathlete. … Continue reading

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Extending Workouts Beyond Gym Walls

All too often we make fitness a rigid routine of working out in a gym with the masses. However, being fit shouldn’t mean that we should have to force ourselves to workout in a gym full of madness every day. … Continue reading

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Kicking it into High Gear

Good morning! I hope you’re feeling motivated this morning because I am! Last night I realized I have just 18 days until my beach vacation and 65 days until my first half marathon. It’s nice to have activities planned that … Continue reading

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Sunday Confessional: Behaving like a Treadmill Snob

My fuel of choice this morning was my favorite pumpkin spice latte overnight oats. I caught up on some of my favorite healthy living blogs for about 15 minutes while eating breakfast. Some of the ladies I follow are so good … Continue reading

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