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The Fitterati

The Fitterati is an exclusive group of fitness and health bloggers chosen by Fitness magazine editors and readers as some of the best in their respective categories. The Fitterati are influencers and experts in running, healthy eating, healthy living, weight loss, inspiration, personal training, and more.

I saw this quote on a blog I read quite often and it really spoke to me: Love, love, love this!

After my workout today, I wanted something other than a protein shake.  I wanted ice cream.  I was hot and sweaty and I just wanted to sit down with a big old sundae and indulge.

Happy New Year! With the new year comes new goals.  Most people have "lose weight" somewhere on that list.  Some will choose to eat less and exercise and read Fitness magazine for inspiration.

Running or walking your first road race can be intimidating, especially if you have never been to a race before and don’t know what to expect.

I  recently finished my second half-marathon. I wasn't sure up until a week before if I was even going to do it.  I went back and forth about IF my body was ready to run another half marathon.

I love granola, but I don't love 1) the price tag and 2) the high sugar content. Instead of regularly eating granola, I've switched to eating raw oats. I swear, it's tasty!

One of the major keys - Possibly THE major key to weight loss is one simple word. P-L-A-N In everything you do, you must go in with a plan. First, let’s talk Food.

Kristin shares a delicious recipe for Tuscan Kale & White Bean Soup. —Iowa Girl Eats What a few of our Fitteratis have been up to...

This week, I thought I'd share my favorite healthy 'comfort food'  recipe - Twice Baked Goat Cheese Potatoes.

I don't know about you but I was all into the Olympics this year.  I was really into it at the beginning when the gymnastics and swimming were going on.  The track and field was amazing too!

Isn’t it crazy how by mid-July, we’re already getting bombarded with “back to school” everywhere we go? I mean, didn’t school just get out? Oh wait, no…time flies and it’s already August. Craaaazy!

The Olympics sparked an interesting debate between myself and my husband this past week.

Most runners LOVE to keep count. We track miles, minutes, and maybe even calories burned. But numbers can drive us crazy, too.

A few weeks ago, I enlightened you to the caloric horrors of most alcoholic beverages.

In my mind, I look like a gazelle when I run... grace, strong, and steady.  In reality, I'm sweating buckets, snot is pouring down my nose, and my thighs are chafing.

It’s so easy to get intimidated by the summer heat and decide to just bring your run indoors on the treadmill. Summer running can be enjoyable, if you can avoid overheating.

Every once in a while, something comes along that touches your heart in a way you never felt possible.