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SweatingItBlog

District of Columbia 20007
I'm an indie musician and MA student of Russian and East European Area Studies continually and bafflingly more interested in healthy living each day.
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namas-day: yoga workshop reflections by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last weekend I attended my first ever yoga workshop! I decided it was time to begin to deepen my practice now that I've set the long-term goal of becoming a yoga t ... Read on »
tips for staying healthy on the road: a guest post by Matt Maggiacomo by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Matt, Lauren, and me at their wedding just over a year ago :) This week I am a guest on my good friend Matt Maggiacomo's YouTube series 34Percent , in ... Read on »
workout playlist for the alternative music-minded by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Sometimes I feel like I have different music tastes than the rest of the fitness blogging community. Bloggers often post their most recent workout playlist as an inspirati ... Read on »
100th post! + früsh yogurt and fruit shake review by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today is a very special day here at Sweating It! I'm celebrating my 100th post. My blog has been around for over 18 months now and I'm excited about what the future holds ... Read on »
namas-day: why i'd like to teach yoga by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Alright, here it is -- a goal I haven't really verbalized to many people, let alone written down in public form -- within the next three years, I will ... Read on »
the gym etiquette post by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I'm lucky enough to have a gym in my apartment building. Though there are many things I dislike about living here (read: $400 nonrefundable pet deposit and $50/mo pet rent ... Read on »
favorite uses for apples + szarlotka (slavic apple cake) recipe by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Mike's company had an apple picking excursion at Homestead Farm in Poolesville, MD on Saturday afternoon. We got to enjoy the beautiful weather (the DC humidity seems to h ... Read on »
namas-day: why everyone should try yoga by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Not so long ago, I used to think yoga was about stretching, getting in touch with your spiritual side, and chanting with a bunch of strangers in a dark room. I'm n ... Read on »
cutting calories, sugar, and fat at starbucks by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Two years ago, I was starting work on my undergraduate thesis, spending long hours reading in my library carrel, and enjoying a short, brisk walk to Starbucks whenever I n ... Read on »
the color run, washington dc: race review by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The Color Run. Also Mike's finger. In all three pictures. That's love for ya. This past Sunday I got together with two of my friends from grad school, ... Read on »
namas-day: fear in yoga (and life) by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I've been practicing yoga regularly for about a year now. I'm getting to the point where I am strong enough to begin seriously working towards difficult poses, such ... Read on »
six tips to maintaining an active lifestyle by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Labor Day weekend has come and gone. While I enjoyed relaxing, catching up with friends in the DC area, and launching the Sweating It Facebook page this weekend, I can't s ... Read on »
namas-day: some like it hot by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I've been promising to write about yoga for a long time. A really really long time . I present to you, dear readers, a not-so-punnily named series, Namas-Day (get it?!), i ... Read on »
HIIT versus race training by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I've got a bunch of races coming up soon , so I decided to hit the pavement instead of the treadmill this morning. My balmy, hill-ridden run gave me plenty of time to refl ... Read on »
stand-up paddleboarding in ocean city, maryland by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Mike and I got back from Ocean City around 8:30 last night. Despite some rainy weather, it was a really fun trip, mostly thanks to our first Stand-Up Paddleboarding experi ... Read on »
Chobani Winner and Tone It Up! by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living First off, congrats to Nini, who won the Chobani giveaway! Email your mailing address to SweatingItBlog@gmail.com and we'll get you that free case asap :) ... Read on »
things i missed in russia: chobani! by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This week I'll be highlighting the parts of my life I missed while I was in Russia! Perhaps this short series will remind you not to take the little things for granted :) ... Read on »
a plan for the fall by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I made it back from our riverboat cruise without overindulging too much, though I did get to enjoy some delicacies such as ...bliny (Russian crepes) with peaches, h ... Read on »
russian fitness angst by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Watch out, world, this post is going to be kind of angsty. I would say I've been doing a decent job of maintaining my fitness in Russia. I manage to get to the gym an a ... Read on »
cafe botanika: russian vegetarian / кафе... by SweatingItBlog Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The last time I lived in Russia, one of my favorite restaurants was Cafe Botanika , a vegetarian restaurant located near the famous Summer Garden. Naturally, I have been f ... Read on »