Recipes You May Have Missed

I know how crazy it get’s in the summer – with vacations, parties, work, etc. – so I wanted to make it easy for you guys to see what you may have missed over the past 2 weeks!

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Weekly Workouts 7/12-7/15

This past week I went extra hard, sprinting and running fast in the gym, and also upping my weights – because this week I’m gym-less. I’ll be going for morning beach runs to keep my body active, and maybe even squeeze in some water sports. Either way I need to counter-act the hell I’m about to put in my body – alcohol and food.

July Birchbox

It’s that wonderful time of the month again, where the USPS delivery man drops off my favorite package, my Birchbox. This month was all about things you use in the morning and what you won’t leave home without. I think Birchbox is getting to know me pretty well, each morning I have to wash my face with an exfoliator, spritz some perfume and, of course, put some mascara on.

Weekly Workouts 7/4-7/10

The hike on Monday really shook up my normal routine. My legs were like jello after it, and I decided to take it easy on my legs this week – and really focus on my core and abs. Plus I still ran. Actually, my Saturday run was awesome! I woke up to it pouring rain, so running outside wasn’t an option. I looked up some speed training intervals on Map My Run, and headed over to the gym and hopped on a treadmill. I hit 7 miles in 55:25 and I was pouring sweat. (I laid out the training run below)

Watermelon Mojito

Honestly, who doesn’t love a mojito? Sure they are great on their own, but when you add some fruit in there, the classic drink gets taken to a whole new level. The watermelon gives it a cool light taste that is truly hard to resist. Plus, did you know watermelon is 90% water and loaded with vitamins A, B6 and C, antixoidants, and ...