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4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Ran a Marathon

This week last year, I registered for my first half marathon and decided that I would keep training to run a marathon! It was a six month journey that changed my life. Here is what I wish I knew before signing up! When I started toying with the idea of running a marathon, I had… Continue reading 4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Ran a Marathon

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4 Steps to Actually Making it to the Gym in this Godforesaken Tundra | Ro&Co

In this week’s installment of Ro&Co, my friend Claire, ex-college athlete and pre-med student, shares her tips for keeping to a workout plan in the winter so you can keep to your New Year’s resolutions! Running during the Winter can be a massive hassle, especially in Chicago. It’s really cold outside and it gets dark… Continue reading 4 Steps to Actually Making it to the Gym in this Godforesaken Tundra | Ro&Co

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What I Eat in a Week as a Vegan

In an attempt to forever answer the question “Where do you get your protein from?” I recorded every meal I ate in a week. Now about to hit 6 months as a vegan, I’ve finally figured out a way to spend minimally, eat healthy food, and even cook (my how far we’ve come)! Sunday I… Continue reading What I Eat in a Week as a Vegan

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For the Health Nut | Festive Favorites

The holidays are upon us and I could not be more excited. From now until Christmas, there will be a bonus post every Monday! I know with my busy schedule I barely have time to go to the mall, so these are my online shopping Gift Guides. This week we’re kicking it off with goodies… Continue reading For the Health Nut | Festive Favorites

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Vegan’s Guide to Eating Your Way Through the Holidays

I’ve been vegan for almost three months now, so this will be my first set of holidays as a vegan. With Thanksgiving next week and before we know it Christmas will have arrived. Here is how I’m planning to take on the holidays at home as a vegan. Everyone in my life know just how… Continue reading Vegan’s Guide to Eating Your Way Through the Holidays

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I Tried Only Cooking Pinterest Meals

In this week’s installation of will Rosana ever be able to feed herself, I try to make only meals I found on Pinterest. I may never be a Pinterest mom (shocking, I know), but did I at least learn a new recipe? Maybe. This was not my first attempt at meal planning. I have a… Continue reading I Tried Only Cooking Pinterest Meals

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Indoor Rock Climbing | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

A few weeks ago, I tried SoulCycle (and hated it) and as I was looking for my next workout, you guys challenged me to try Rock Climbing. This post is part of my ongoing series Do You Even Lift, Ro, where I try different workouts and review them here. I went to Brooklyn Boulders in… Continue reading Indoor Rock Climbing | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

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You Can Sleep When You’re Dead: How To Hack Your Sleep Cycle

Sure, the recommended amount of sleep for college students is 8 hours per night, but if we’re honest with ourselves that’s a fantasy. Now that summer (and the beautiful sleep schedule that it brought with it) is coming to a close, this is your guide to surviving on less than 6 hours of sleep a… Continue reading You Can Sleep When You’re Dead: How To Hack Your Sleep Cycle

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We Tried Bombshell Fitness’s Transformation Workout Plan | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

While I was busy running a marathon, trying SoulCycle, and falling in love with Yoga Sculpt, my friends Arushi and Hannah decided to take on Bombshell Fitness’s Transformation Workout Plan for 12 whole weeks this summer. Optimized to help women get ready for bodybuilding competitions, the Transformation Workout Plan has been featured on Muscle and… Continue reading We Tried Bombshell Fitness’s Transformation Workout Plan | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

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Vegan for a Month

My meal planning struggles have reached new heights this summer, since I have to cook all my meals, so I asked my cousin, Kaitlyn, to write about her experience trying the hardest thing in the whole world: her month meal planning as a vegan. Veganism. Carnivores everywhere clutch their steaks in disbelief and pray it… Continue reading Vegan for a Month