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Cupcake Journey DC: Sweet Streets

I recall the time I embarked on a month-long journey in search of the best cupcakes in Washington, DC.

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Summer Workout Series 2015 Wrap-up

You worked hard all summer, gained new habits, and set yourself on a path to a healthier lifestyle. The takeaways from the Summer Workout Series should be: You can make an active lifestyle out of your favorite activities. You should choose your own pace and intensity for workouts. Set goals both short-term and long-term, but… Continue reading Summer Workout Series 2015 Wrap-up

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F.E.A.T. Fitness: Summer Workout Series Week 6

Tip of the Week: Feeling less motivated and less compelled? Having trouble getting through a workout? Well it's okay to either shorten a workout or complete it at a lower intensity. You will not lose any endurance or training results by just taking it easy every once in a while. It's more important that you've… Continue reading F.E.A.T. Fitness: Summer Workout Series Week 6

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F.E.A.T. Fitness: Summer Workout Series Week 5

Tip of the week: Instead of juice or soda, drink more water instead. Go on a 30 day challenge where you only drink water. The goal for the weight exercises is to pick a weight that you can do 12 repetitions of that exercise with moderate ease. If you missed the previous weeks' workouts here are the… Continue reading F.E.A.T. Fitness: Summer Workout Series Week 5

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F.E.A.T. Fitness: Summer Workout Series Week 4

Tip of the week:  Embrace outdoor activities. Find fun activities or events that get you moving that groups of friends can participate in together. Time flies when you're having fun amongst great company. Every once in a while substitute a day's cardio workout plan with some pick-up games of basketball, football, tennis or any sport of… Continue reading F.E.A.T. Fitness: Summer Workout Series Week 4

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F.E.A.T. Fitness: Summer Workout Series Week 3

Tip of the week: You should do your core exercises before other exercises. You have the most energy at the beginning of a workout, so you will be able to do them a bit easier and more effectively. Another added benefit to doing them before other exercises is that every exercise involves core strength, so… Continue reading F.E.A.T. Fitness: Summer Workout Series Week 3

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F.E.A.T. Fitness: Summer Workout Series Week 2

Tip of the Week: A meal, snack, or pre-workout energy bar or mix are super important to have before engaging in a workout, without them your exercise performance will suffer. A general rule is to make sure you've had a meal about 2 hours before a workout. If you're unable to have a meal 2-3… Continue reading F.E.A.T. Fitness: Summer Workout Series Week 2