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Carissa Fit2flex

Orlando, Florida
Carissa is a certified personal trainer, nutrition student, TV host, race announcer, runner, and all around fitness lover! She shares that passion along with the science of fitness with her husband on their blog - Fit2Flex!
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One Last Thing by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last week while I was reading my People magazine... ....Yes I get People magazine in the mail...yes...I should be spending my free time reading books about nutritional re ... Read on »
Speed Work for a Sub-25 minute 5k by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We all have a different version of "fast".  That's what I love about running. We are able to achieve gains and personal bests no matter what our speed.  You're running again ... Read on »
Zoe 5k and 1 mile race by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have a new 5k PR! Woohooo! As a race announcer, the weekends I have free to actually run races are limited and I usually opt for longer distance races.  As a result I ... Read on »
AB April Workout by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The sun's out, the water is warming up, the snow is melting, and your abs are ready for their spotlight! Last year we did an " Improve Your Plank " challenge as part of ... Read on »
Can Runners Eat Whatever they Want? by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I run, so I can eat.  Have you ever thought that? I'm guilty.  11 miles in to a 19 mile training run you can bet that I'm dreaming of red wine and a Publix sub, but that's ... Read on »
Jawbone Up and Verizon More Everything by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The following post is sponsored by Fitfluential LLC on behalf of Verizon wireless. If you've seen a picture of me in the past few weeks, then you might have noticed a per ... Read on »
Friday 5 Food Favorites and Lesser Evil Giveaway by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hello friends!  For the first time in 3 weeks, I have a real Friday AND a real weekend! No races or work on the agenda - this could be dangerous! ;) For today's Friday 5 ... Read on »
Ballin' Med Ball Workout by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It's that time of year...time for the MADNESS to begin as millions of Americans lose productivity at work and faith in their sports knowledge as the bracketology takes cente ... Read on »
Pep talk - Being Committed by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When your life gets hectic what happens to your health and fitness goals? Some of us let them go, rationalizing that you'll "get back on track when things calm down". ... Read on »
Citi Every Step of the Way Program by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Since I was a little girl I've been a huge fan of the Olympics.  I watched tapes of the 1992 Summer Games over and over again and I was lucky enough to view some of the 1996 ... Read on »
Spartan Race Giveaway by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy "hump day" guys!  This week has been busy for me.  I flew back on Monday from San Diego where I spent the weekend announcing the San Diego Half Marathon.  I'll have a ... Read on »
Best Damn Race Orlando by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you're going to call something the " Best Damn Race " then it better live up to expectations. Note: For some reason I dislike typing "curse words", therefore for the dura ... Read on »
West Coast Friday 5 by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy Friday from the Pacific Time Zone!  I am here for the weekend to announce the events of the San Diego Half Marathon .  I lived in San Diego as a wee baby and have been ... Read on »
2014 Princess Half Marathon by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The 6th running of Disney's Princess Half marathon was a record breaking smashing success! In 2014 the Princess Half Marathon weekend grew.  There was an extra day added ... Read on »
Friday Inspiration by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today I don't want you to read my blog - I want you to head to " Bringing In the Sunshine " and read an amazing story about the finish finisher at the RunDisney Kids Races a ... Read on »
Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living On your mark, get set.....SAVE THE WORLD! As some of you may have already heard, yesterday RunDisney announced their newest half marathon weekend - The Avengers Super Her ... Read on »
5 Ways to Boost Your Immunity by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Good Monday morning from the Orlando International Airport.  I'm heading out on a short post - Princess Half Marathon weekend trip to visit Mom.   Thinking about the trav ... Read on »
Flat Belly Cookbook for Dummies by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I think it's safe to say that a "flat belly" is something that most of us wouldn't mind having. However for a myriad of reason it might have not been attainable. Being a ... Read on »
How To Start Running by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you're a long time Fit2Flex reader you probably know that I talk about running a lot .  I'm a wee bit in love with running.  Since today is Valentine's Day, I guess I wil ... Read on »
Town of Celebration Marathon by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A mere two days after I finished the Space Coast Marathon , I knew I wanted to do another marathon. Yes, I remembered how I felt finishing Space Coast .... ....But I wa ... Read on »