Get your FREE Nutrition eBook → Click Here

Marathon Training Essentials

September 11, 2014
Thumbnail image for Marathon Training Essentials

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! I’ve been training for my second New York City Marathon and while training has had its ups and downs, training with my fiancé, David, has made the whole experience more enjoyable. I’m less is more when it comes to […]

Read the full article →

How to Prepare Beans

September 7, 2014
Thumbnail image for How to Prepare Beans

Beans seriously don’t stand a chance. When I bring up beans during my coaching sessions with clients, I get silence and blank stares. Either they’re too boring, they don’t digest well or clients simply don’t know how to prepare beans. Now with the latest Paleo craze, beans are suddenly on the “do not eat” lists of […]

Read the full article →

TriFitness Norwalk Triathlon & Duathlon

August 29, 2014

After my third year at the Athleta IronGirl Triathlon, I decided I wanted to try something new and small in the tri-state area and settled on the TriFitness Norwalk Triathlon. In year’s past, the race had been all women but it’s now open to men and women and I must say, there were quite a few men […]

Read the full article →

The Simple Things

August 15, 2014

  Lately, life has been crazy hectic. Between marathon training, coaching clients, working on new projects for Marissa’s Well-being and Health and of course, wedding planning, some days fly by so quickly I barely know what happened. I’m constantly re-evaluating how I structure my days and one of the reasons I love David so much […]

Read the full article →

Running with Olympian Carrie Tollefson and Reebok ZQuick

August 7, 2014
Thumbnail image for Running with Olympian Carrie Tollefson and Reebok ZQuick

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Reebok After attending the Tara Stiles yoga event at the Reebok FitHub Union Square last week, I went back again for a running event with Olympian and Reebok Running Ambassador Carrie Tollefson where I also got to try out the new Reebok ZQuick running shoe. Carrie […]

Read the full article →

Evolution Fresh Juice + My Favorite Un-Green Smoothie

August 6, 2014
Thumbnail image for Evolution Fresh Juice + My Favorite Un-Green Smoothie

“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Millennial Central for Evolution Fresh. I received coupons for Evolution Fresh juices to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” This is the first time I’m saying this out loud on this blog: I’m training for the TCS […]

Read the full article →

Orthorexia Nervosa and Exercise Addiction

August 5, 2014
Thumbnail image for Orthorexia Nervosa and Exercise Addiction

I was flattered by the positive responses I got on my post, 9 Things I’m Glad I Did Before I Get Married and 1 Ting I Wish I Had. I don’t always share so openly and I struggle with hitting publish on the more personal posts, so I really appreciate the feedback. Continuing in the same […]

Read the full article →

Free Fitness Classes at Reebok FitHub Union Square

August 4, 2014
Thumbnail image for Free Fitness Classes at Reebok FitHub Union Square

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Reebok. I’m convinced that even if you live in a big, expensive city like New York City, you can still achieve fitness on a budget. In fact, I’d bargain that you can even create an entire WEEK or MONTH of free or inexpensive workouts using […]

Read the full article →

What Color Is Your Pee?: Hydration Before, During and After Exercise

August 1, 2014
Thumbnail image for What Color Is Your Pee?: Hydration Before, During and After Exercise

It’s Summer — and the start of Marathon training season – so what better time to talk about hydration before, during and after exercise. Personally, drinking water has always been a struggle for me. I never liked it until I started forcing myself to drink it and now I actually do like it. Sure, it […]

Read the full article →