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phillynerdgirl

Pennsylvania 19101
20-something nerdy chick with a love for science, running, baking, and craft beer.  I enjoy the beach, hanging with my fam & friends, and good music.
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Rocky Balboa 10K by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If I had not signed up for a 10K race this morning, there is no way I would have gotten out of bed by 7am and stepped outside.  But, a little while ago a couple coworkers ... Read on »
Treadmill Speedwork by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Quickie post for today, but I thought I’d share a treadmill workout I did at the gym last night that left me sweaty and really pushed my limits.  Treadmill running is neve ... Read on »
Maintain Don’t Gain by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Holiday weight gain is something that I think everyone struggles with whether you are at your fitness goals, in progress with them, or just getting started.  There are cow ... Read on »
Ladies Night with BMRC by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Somewhat randomly, I saw a post on Facebook for Bryn Mawr Running Company ‘s Ladies Night event.  I had Thursday free, it was going to be a little dreary, and their incent ... Read on »
Getting Fit With Peak Physique RI by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hello, there!  I got a little derailed from posting after the Italy trip, business with work and life, and a lovely sinus infection.  Luckily, that’s pretty much cleared u ... Read on »
Italy in Pictures by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I was MIA for a bit due to a wonderful vacation in Italy with my boyfriend and his family.  It was so amazing to be over there for the first time and I am already dying to ... Read on »
Dogfish Dash 10K 2014 by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Time for another race recap!  The final race of September was my all-time favorite 5K/10K combo, the Dogfish Dash !  The race always sells out in record time and I stalk m ... Read on »
#RnRPhilly Half Marathon by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living On to the second part of the Remix Challenge!  I have to say, when I first ran this race in 2011 I was not a fan of my experience.  Even though I somehow finished smiling ... Read on »
#RnRPhilly 5K by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A couple months after signing up for the Rock’n’Roll Philadelphia half marathon, they announced their Remix Challenge and added a 5K to the race weekend.  If you completed ... Read on »
FitBit Aria Scale – A Review by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A couple weeks ago I received a FitBit Aria scale to test out and review.  I’d been using an old fashioned scale I got from Target ages ago and was curious to see how I li ... Read on »
Half Marathon Training Week 9 by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m going to keep this brief as I’m slammed a little at work today and need to get stuff done to head to the Open Cup final tonight (GO PHILLY!) Week 9 went amazingly ... Read on »
Fueled By Pizza by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Somehow I ended up signing up for a race for every weekend in September.  Oops.  This coming Saturday I am running the Shape Diva Dash Philadelphia  which I was really exc ... Read on »
Half Marathon Training Week 8 by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Week 8 of my half training went amazingly well!  And now for the breakdown: Monday – 3 mi @ 9:24 Tuesday – Soccer playoffs Wednesday – 2 mi @ 8:45 Thursday – 4 m ... Read on »
Half Marathon Training Week 7 by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy September!  I’m pretty glad that even though the unofficial end of summer has arrived, we’ve still got a couple weeks of warmer weather to enjoy.  I know everyone is ... Read on »
Just Some Things by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Gah, the unofficial end of summer crept up on me.  We decided to celebrate a little at work by having an ice cream social. This might have been accompanied by us bei ... Read on »
Half Marathon Training Week 6 by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The Rock’n’Roll half marathon is now less than a month away!  Week 6 of the training went pretty well. Monday – I got outside for a nice, easy run after work.  I avera ... Read on »
August To August by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I couldn’t really think of anything clever to title this post. I was looking back through a bunch of trackers from various websites and thought I throw some stuff up i ... Read on »
Half Marathon Training Week 5 by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Week 5 definitely made up for the lack of running the previous week.  Here’s the breakdown. Monday – I got 3 miles done in my neighborhood loop.  The pace aim was supp ... Read on »
Midsummer Night 5K August 2014 by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Back in July I set up some goals that I pretty much failed on accomplishing.  Truthfully speaking, I was still happy with my completion of the Spartan Race, and I managed ... Read on »
Half Marathon Training Week 4 by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living First off, I only had the two runs last week.  Which wasn’t so bad considering how banged up I got at soccer on Wednesday (my left leg still looks gross).  Between a conce ... Read on »