Bri’s Life

4 Day Trek to Machu Picchu

When Ash and I travel, our goal is to try and totally immerse ourselves in the culture. We always do a cooking class/dinner party of some kind to help us understand their food, the different uses of ingredients, and the etiquette. We also try to […]

Marathon Tips from Olympians

Marathon Tips from Olympians

My marathon in Chicago is less than a week away so it’s safe to say that I’m definitely starting to get that anxious feeling or, in other words, nervous stomach (runners…you know what I’m talking about). Yes, I’ve done all the training and refined my fueling […]

Marathon Fueling

Marathon Fueling

Even when I was a professional track and field athlete, I always took a very simple approach to fueling for workouts and competitions. I ate things that were healthy and easy for me to get down. I’d find what worked for me and would listen […]

Healthy, On-The-Go Lunches & Snacks

Healthy, On-The-Go Lunches & Snacks

As athletes, Ashton and my number one priority, when we weren’t training, was our diet; eating healthy, whole foods. Okay that’s a lie, it was my number one priority, Ashton just benefited from it. Regardless, our days pretty much revolved around food: (these are Ashton […]

Workout Wednesday + Chocolate PB Protein Smoothie

If you guys wanna laugh your ass off, watch me attempting to do the single leg squat jumps in the video below. SO BRUTAL! But our frisbee technique… I have one word: Solid. This is the first time Ashton and I have really worked out […]

WTF?! A Marathon??

WTF?! A Marathon??

For the past 5 months, I’ve been self-conscious about working out. I know, I know, an Olympian scared to workout? Well that’s precisely the problem. When I retired, I was super excited about the freedom I had to do all those fun workout classes other […]

Why You Should Eat a Donut Today & Not Feel Guilty About It

Why You Should Eat a Donut Today & Not Feel Guilty About It

National Donut Day is an actual celebrated holiday for a reason…because donuts are so freakin’ delicious. Five years ago, I would have tried to resist the holiday because it wouldn’t have fit into “my diet.” Trolling my Insta feed, I would eventually come across the […]

“What’s Next?”

“What’s Next?”

The number one question I got asked when I announced my retirement from track and field: “What’s next?” I couldn’t answer it because I didn’t know. But three things I did know for certain: I could never do something I didn’t love. I want the […]