9 Reasons to Resolve NOT to Diet This Year

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This time of year, it can be oh-so tempting to resolve to do everything differently. How familiar does this sound? This year, I will become Goddess of the Kitchen, cooking only the healthiest of meals and eating in all the time! This year, I will hit the gym six times a week without fail! I'll …
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Third Trimester Pregnancy Workout Modifications: Weeks 27-32

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Yep. I'm feeling --- and looking --- pretty pregnant these days! Now officially in my third trimester and with far less than three months to go, I'm sporting some of the stereotypical pregnancy symptoms these days: swollen feet and hands, a few cravings (lately cranberries and anything pickled --- …
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My Run Happy Resolutions for 2015 (With Giveaway!)

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The following post is sponsored by Brooks Running. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Last year, my Run Happy resolutions were all about me staying flexible, injury-free and getting faster. And, I'm happy to report that up until this summer, they mostly came true! I added mileage with …
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Kitchen Sink Soup: The Perfect Dinner When There’s “Nothing” in the House to Eat

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Ever heard of kitchen sink soup? Where you put whatever you have (but the kitchen sink) in a pot and turn it into an edible and hopefully delicious soup? Well, I have no real proof to back me up on this besides my husband's feedback and my own ego, but I'm going to go ahead and declare myself the …
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This One (Simple) Thing Changed My Health for the Better

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As the year starts rounding down (How did it become December? ... Seriously!), I naturally begin to reflect on the past 365 days. What worked ... what didn't. What successes I had and what "mistakes" I learned from. It's already been a year of a lot of firsts (with more to come in 2015!), but a few …
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The One Thing I’m Thinking About More on My Runs These Days

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I've always known that safety was important when running. I mean, the horror stories of runners being hit by cars are pretty terrifying, and I've always been one to be aware of my surroundings. But now that when I go out for a run it's not just me --- there are two of us --- my awareness of my, er, …
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