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Marissa V.

I am a Certified Health and Wellness Coach and Founder of Marissa's Well-being and Health (MWAH!), a New York-based holistic health and wellness practice focused on creating customized programs for urban professionals who want to live healthier, happier, more balanced lives without dieting and... Full Bio
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Timex #OneRelay by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As you probably know by now, I’m running the TCS NYC Marathon on Sunday.  You can track my progress using the TCS NYC Marathon App and search by name [Ma ... Read on »
Fitness Magazine Blogger Meet-up | #FitBlogNYC by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Every year, Fitness Magazine hosts a spectacular, invite-only event for local bloggers, appropriately hash tagged #FitBlogNYC .  One of the things I love ... Read on »
20 Miles & Mental Preparation for the Marathon by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last weekend was my longest long run during my training for the TCS NYC Marathon.  That 20 miler haunted me for most of my training.   As much as I w ... Read on »
Giving Back by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Inspired by Erin’s post (with the exact same title – thanks for the inspo Erin!), today I’m talking about how I use my time and talent for giving back.  ... Read on »
Apple Picking in New Jersey by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Living in New York City, for some, can be draining. More and more I’m feeling the need to get out of the city for extended periods of time: overnights, weeke ... Read on »
18 Miles + Marathon Hydration Tips by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living   Remember my glorious 15 mile run ?  I went into last weekend’s 18 miler optimistic that it would be just as glorious. I mean, what’s 3 more miles, ... Read on »
Shop Out New York with Reebok by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Reebok.   Last weekend, Reebok partnered with Lady Foot Locker SoHo for Lucky Magazine’s ... Read on »
15 Miles + Marathon Fueling Tips by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living   If you’re a regular here, you know that I’m training for the TCS New York City Marathon .  (Yes, that’s me looking like a post-long run mess in the ... Read on »
Stuffed Delicata Squash + Healthy Aging Tips by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living With another birthday on the horizon, I’m reminded that as I get older, my health is even more important. I wish I could say that I’ve fully embraced my thirties ... Read on »
Marathon Training Essentials by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 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 expe ... Read on »
How to Prepare Beans by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 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 ... Read on »
TriFitness Norwalk Triathlon & Duathlon by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 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 No ... Read on »
The Simple Things by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living   Lately, life has been crazy hectic. Between marathon training, coaching clients, working on new projects for Marissa’s Well-being and Health and of cours ... Read on »
Running with Olympian Carrie Tollefson and Reebok ZQuick by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 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, ... Read on »
Evolution Fresh Juice + My Favorite Un-Green Smoothie by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living “I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Millennial Central for Evolution Fresh. I received coupons for Evolution Fresh juices to facilitate ... Read on »
Orthorexia Nervosa and Exercise Addiction by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 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 op ... Read on »
Free Fitness Classes at Reebok FitHub Union Square by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 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, ... Read on »
What Color Is Your Pee?: Hydration Before, During and After Exercise by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 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 wa ... Read on »
9 Things I’m Glad I Did Before Getting Married and 1 I Wish I Had by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last week I breathed a sigh of relief as I finally got my Save-theDates in the mail. I went the DIY route on them to save a little money and there were a couple of ... Read on »
When Inspiration Breeds Change by Marissa V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There are so many ways I draw on inspiration in my life. A big one is travel. If you follow me on Instagram , you probably know I just returned from ... Read on »