March Challenge! Baltimore Inner Harbor to Red River Beach!

Happy Friday, and more importantly, happy March!!! We are almost to spring, although the recent dumping of snow in the northeast has us feeling otherwise. As February wrapped up, we finished our challenge strong and made it from Buffalo to Baltimore! This month, in order to encourage my parents to get their butts moving a [...]

Ready, Set, 2016!

Hello Fat Nerds, it's Adrienne! It has certainly been a while, hasn't it!? I don't even remember the last time I posted, which is a pretty bad sign. My successful weight loss and fitness progress have always directly correlated with how often I write on this fabulous blog. And, as you can see from the [...]

Benefit Walk Highlight: Avon Walk for Breast Cancer

Benefit walks and runs are not new to the active community. All year walks and runs to sponsor charitable causes are hosted around the country. These events energize and inspire participants, volunteers, and those that come out to cheer. They spread awareness of foundations committed to finding cures and support families coping with difficult diagnoses. [...]

Spring-like Resurgence: A little fresh air can go a long way

First, I’d like to express my condolences to anyone who was hoping to watch a good football game last night. That was, honestly, one of the least entertaining Superbowl games I can remember. Luckily, Bruno Mars was actually a stellar performer, the Budweiser commercials were adorable, and the hand-fried wings Mike and Dave made were [...]

Walk it Out

Happy Monday! Whenever I go out and run I judge how well I did based on whether or not I had to walk. I think this is probably a pretty normal thing for someone who is just starting out running after a lifetime of not. In my mind, when I’m running I am achieving everything [...]

A little weekend adventure

Happy Monday Fat Nerds! Last week wrapped up nicely with a great post from Dave, encouraging us all to get out there and start walking a little bit more. I took that advice and ran (or walked…) with it this weekend. Fall is my favorite season because it is not too hot and the sun [...]

My experience with the WalkingWorks challenge

After participating in the Old Forge Triathlon back in August, I found myself without any more events to prepare for this year. So, without the added motivation of training toward a specific race, I was looking for ways to maintain a high level of weekly activity as summer turned into fall. Luckily, just after Labor [...]

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