Downingtown 5k and a Wonderful Wedding

Happy Tuesday folks! I hope everyone had a great holiday weekend. This weekend I visited Pennsylvania for a fun-filled holiday including a very special wedding. But first a 5k! Each year Frank’s fam runs the Good Neighbor Day 5k and throws an epic 4th of July party after. Luckily I have been able to partake … Continue reading

What I learned from 6 months at STROGA

One of my favorite things about living in DC is the abundance of exercise options here, from Yoga and Barre studios to running clubs and more. For the past few years I dabbled in yoga, starting and stopping for different reasons. This year I was lucky enough to get passes as a gift to a … Continue reading

30-Day Yoga Challenge

Over the past 6 months I have gradually increased my yoga practice and am so thankful I did. Like many others, yoga has made a difference in the way I feel and think and I have definitely seen the benefits. During busy times something that we forget to do and that I want to focus … Continue reading

Eating for Exercise

Did you know that what you eat before, during and after workouts can impact your performance? Eating well not only gives us nutrients and keeps us healthy, but helps us maximize our exercise potential. Eating before a workout gives you the energy you need for optimal endurance. Without proper fuel you may feel sluggish and … Continue reading

Are There Really Winners on the Biggest Loser?

Weight loss TV shows know how to get you hooked. You follow people on their journey to losing weight, learn about their struggles and secret past, then see them shed hundreds of pounds and become the person they have always dreamed of. They are in shape, healthy and have never felt better and being on … Continue reading

St. Patty’s Day 8k

Happy Monday everyone! This weekend was beautiful in DC and I made sure to take advantage of the peeping sun. This Sunday some friends and I spent the morning outside running the St. Patty’s Day 8k. I love how active DC is and it had been a while since I’d taken advantage of running a … Continue reading

All You Need is Yoga

This post is for the hard core yogis, the sporadic attendees and the yoga-curious. (Source) When yoga first became popular I wondered about the benefits. Research showed that it was great for flexibility, improved mood, strength and overall well-being, but many questioned whether this one practice was enough for your overall health. Did yoga provide … Continue reading

Yoga For All

This week marks the 8th annual DC Yoga Week! DC studios are offering free or $5.00 classes at various times throughout the week and the final event is a yoga session on the Mall. Below is a link to the event and participating yoga studios in the area. DC Yoga Week I started this week … Continue reading

Move It

Last month I moved for the 4th time in the close-to 3 years I’ve been in DC. I think that my new place may be the one….. 🙂 During counseling sessions, many patients have said that their healthy eating efforts are derailed during a big move or home renovations. In between working and packing and … Continue reading