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5 Ways to One-Up Your Health

by Marissa on March 27, 2017

This post was sponsored by Nature Made as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. As much as I try to manage my work and personal life and maintain some kind of organized sanity, the truth is I tend to take too much on. […]

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Notes from the Weekend: Anniversary Dinner

March 27, 2017
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Another weekend came and went and I’m left wondering how it went so fast – and how I took so few pictures!!  We started our weekend with Indian food and a movie at home, Moonlight, on Friday night. On Saturday, I slept in a little before heading to a Bar Method class. David and I […]

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3 Foam Rolling Exercises for Legs and Hips

March 24, 2017
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Recently, I wrote about my experience with pelvic floor dysfunction. In large part, the reason I was experiencing such discomfort was because I had high tone pelvic floor, hip flexor and inner thigh muscles. While it sounds like a good thing, “high tone” means that my muscles were too tight at rest, which was causing […]

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On My Bookshelf: Top Health and Wellness Books

March 23, 2017
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When I first started dating my husband, he would lovingly comment that my nose is always in a book. It’s true that I’ve always been a bit of a book worm. As an introvert, I could sit and read all day. I truly can’t get enough. I’ve always liked non-fiction and still do, but when […]

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Notes from the Weekend: Barre, Bagels and Birthdays

March 20, 2017
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I eat a fairly clean diet, so the weekends are my chance to be a little adventurous with food usually by trying a new restaurant or healthy-ish food trend. This weekend, I decided I wanted a bagel.   Since I went gluten-free a year ago, I haven’t had a bagel, so I did a little […]

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An Update on Running

March 17, 2017
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From time to time, I stop in and post a little update on running, specifically where I am with it at any given moment in my life, because these things change. Once upon a time, I wrote more about running than I admittedly do now. Weekly posts about marathon and triathlon training were the norm. […]

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Understanding Collagen Supplements

March 16, 2017
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A few months ago, I started feeling a strong pull toward incorporating a collagen supplement into my diet. Now, let me remind you that I’ve been a vegetarian, vegan or pescatarian for the better part of 25 years and most collagen supplements are derived from cows, so this wasn’t an easy decision. However, I knew […]

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Notes from the Weekend: Bar Method Teacher Training

March 13, 2017
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These posts typically re-cap my weekend adventures from workouts to brunch and even some travel. With that in mind, I can’t say this weekend was like any other I’ve ever experienced. It may not have been the kind of weekend that would excite most people, but to me, it was not only exciting but also challenging […]

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Barre Class Essentials

March 10, 2017
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My obsession with all things barre lately is off the charts. Maybe it’s because I love how I feel so strong and energized after class at The Bar Method or maybe I just really love the grippy socks and open-back tanks. Either way, I put together this list of barre class essentials that I’m relying […]

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