Hi, guys! Good morning! How are things? I can’t believe it’s already Thursday – and, whoa, August 3rd! This summer is seriously flyyyyyying by! Earlier this week, we took a trip to Cape Cod. We spent a couple of nights at our friends’ house and had so much fun with them. Our boys are just over a year apart and get along really well, so it was nice/hilarious to see them play together. Plus, the adults have…

Good morning and happy Friday to you! Let’s get right to the coffee talk, shall we? Has anyone tried the new Spiced Sweet Cream Cold Brew from Starbucks? It sounds heavenly. Hopefully, it’s not too sweet, but I love the idea of spiced creamy cold brew! I can’t believe Thanksgiving is next week. November is FLYING by, right? What are your plans for Turkey Day? Are you hosting? What are you making for the holiday? So,…

Last week, I was invited to attend the Reebok CrossFit Training Grounds at Reebok’s Global Headquarters in Canton, Massachusetts. The Training Grounds is an opportunity for qualifying CrossFit Games athletes to come together before the Games, receive coaching from some of the world’s top coaches, and utilize the facilities at Reebok CrossFit One in a stress-free environment where they can focus on training. Basically, it allows the athletes to have fun while getting prepared for the biggest competition of their careers. And, of…

Hey, hey! Happy Friday! Thanks for all of your well wishes on yesterday’s post. You guys are the best. Truthfully, I still feel like garbage, but I am better today than the day before (thanks to some serious steroids), so, hopefully, things will keep improving. Anyway, I haven’t done a What I’m Loving Lately post in awhile, so here is another edition! Enjoy! Candy Corn and White Chocolate Softbatch Cookies. I haven’t actually made these cookies (yet!),…

This post is sponsored by Fitfluential LLC on behalf of Reebok as part of the Body After Baby series. My little peanut is 4 months old today! Holy moly, time is flying! This is my final blog post in the Body After Baby series, and I hope you’ve enjoyed reading about my postpartum weight loss and fitness journey. Ok, let’s get right to it because I have a sweeeeet giveaway for you guys! MY WEIGHT…

This post is sponsored by Fitfluential LLC on behalf of Reebok as part of the Body After Baby series. Ooooooh, boy. This workout is definitely a burner””meaning that it will smoke your lungs and muscles. It’s a challenging one for sure! For equipment, I used a 15-pound slamball, but if you don’t have one, you can use a medicine ball, dumbbell, or any sort of weighted bar instead. It took me close to 7 minutes…

Exercise After Baby: 10 Tips for Working Out as a New Mom 5 HIGH-INTENSITY WORKOUTS FOR HOME  Now that Quinn is here, my workouts have changed quite a bit. My time is more limited, and I no longer have the freedom to pop into a spinning or CrossFit class whenever I want, but I haven’t let my workouts go by the wayside either. I truly believe if there’s a will, there’s a way when it…

This post is sponsored by Fitfluential LLC on behalf of Reebok as part of the Body After Baby series. Wow! That was a quick month! I can’t believe I am already writing this next Body After Baby post, and my little dude is 3 months old. Where does the time go? It was a whirlwind four weeks for sure, so here’s a recap of how I am progressing with my weight loss and fitness goals….

Hi, friends! Happy, happy, happy Friday to you! Here’s another edition of What I’m Loving Lately for your viewing pleasure. Feel free to share what you’re loving lately in the comment section. I love hearing what cool things you guys find! Cuyana Travel Case Set The nice folks from Cuyana recently sent me a couple of items to review on CNC: A beautiful leather tote and travel case set, which I am totally and utterly…

This post is sponsored by Fitfluential LLC on behalf of Reebok as part of the Body After Baby series.  At one point or another, most of us will need to take time off from exercise. Whether it’s an injury, illness, or pregnancy, it’s pretty common that something will sideline you from working out. And, of course, it’s okay””more than okay””to take time off and take care of yourself. But, when it’s time to make your grand comeback to…

Hi, friends! Happy, happy, happy Monday to you! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Here’s a quick little recap of mine”¦             Left to right starting at the top: Kettlebells 4 Kids. The WOD was a lot of fun (and surprisingly challenging for just 8 minutes) and we got sweaty for a good cause! Glazed donut. Mal and Q took a ride to Dunkin Donuts while I was WOD-ing on Saturday morning…

Heyyyyyy! Happy Friday, friends! I have five random things to tell you about this morning. Are you ready?! Here goes! #1: Be sure to enter the two giveaways running on CNC right now: Win a free week of meals from Blue Apron and win $100 CASH! Cash money, people! Don’t skip this one! I will pick winners for both giveaways on Monday. #2: Virtual Pug Run This is the most amazing idea ever. I wish I…

Hey, hey! Just wanted to share some photos from yesterday as well as a cool fundraiser that I am participating in this weekend and some delicious smoothie and juice recipes from my new book. Ok, here goes! 3:00 AM… Murphy is not a fan of early morning feedings, especially when he’s not the one being fed. Poor pug. His life is so hard. Pre-WOD eats: Toast with almond butter and banana with a side of baby…

Hello! Happy FRIDAY! Here’s another edition of What I’m Loving Lately! 60 Practically Free Ways to Update Your Home <— So many great ideas! THIS is CrossFit A local CrossFitter wrote this blog post after competing at the Battle of the South Shore Boxes at CrossFit 781 (my box) this past weekend. Her post shares her struggles and how she overcame them at the competition, which, of course, is so incredibly inspiring, but her post also shares…

This post is sponsored by Fitfluential LLC on behalf of Reebok. I can’t believe it’s been 8 weeks since I gave birth to Quinn. Crazy, right? In those 8 weeks, my body has undergone so many changes””more than I could ever imagine. Being 41 weeks pregnant, I thought I would be ALL about losing the baby weight as quickly as possible, but, truthfully, weight loss hasn’t been my main focus during these past couple of…

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