Salads, Sweats + A Little Too Much Celebration

Welcome to the end of the busiest week ever.  Well, not ever, and probably not even close when compared to how this upcoming week is looking like it’s going to roll out.  Regardless, here are some of the amazing highlights of what went down. I made this salad. (You’re captivated already, I know.) In the…

A Week in Charlotte: sweats, eats + great friends

We’re back from Charlotte and already hitting the ground running.  So you don’t miss out on the ‘fakecation’ week, here are the highlights split up in our favorite categories: sweat + fuel (with a little growth sprinkled in between). Tuesday and Wednesday were the designated Fight Gone MAD days, and they were just as killer…

Cville Runs + Training Tips

Hey all, it’s Vanessa your ‘run ambassador!’ In the spirit of pending (hopefully…) spring weather, it’s time to talk running in Charlottesville! Charlottesville is a running town. On a sunny spring (or summer, fall, or winter) day you can spot at least 4 runners on your way from the corner to the downtown mall. Are…

Meet Vanessa: Run Ambassador + Sweatworker

Vanessa is a Charlottesville native, cardio sweat junkie, fitness and wellness leader.  Fun-loving mama to Everly (aka Munchkin), chocaholic vegetarian, and wahoo for life. Vanessa has lived her whole life in the heart of Charlottesville. From back road short cuts and local bands, to the best restaurants and UVa traditions, she knows her Charlottesville stuff. Her…

Building Strength in Kids: Body + Mind.

If there’s one thing that we feel more passionately about than health and fitness in our own lives, its health and fitness in kids’ lives.  There’s something so raw and rewarding about empowering a kid to be active and believe in themselves, and giving them the tools to develop the habits for healthy active lifestyles….