Bikini Competition Training: Week 7 of 20! The Cravings!

This week has been great. My body feels like it is back in full function and my workouts are going really well. This has been the second week of carb cycling which has been a little bit hard. On the days with low calories and carbs I find myself wanting pizza and things so badly! […]

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Evening at the Oslo Bislett Games! Hometown Boy Karsten Warholm Steals The Show!

“Sports and art? Those don’t really go together.” Well, sure they do. I realized this more than ever last night at the Oslo Bislett Games. Walking through central Oslo, passing flower shops, residential buildings, and grocery stores, I approached the large, round, concrete stadium. National flags waved high above the entrance. Families and children gathered […]

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Sporty Summer Style… Like A Norwegian!

Summer is right around the corner, and it’s time to hit the gym! In Oslo it is a definite must to have a membership to Sats Elixia… they are the biggest gym with many locations all around the city and have TONS of amazing classes like transformer, crosstraining, shape, bodypump, yoga, spin, and running, just […]

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Sunday Hike at Oslo’s Biggest Lake, Maridalsvannet!

This morning we headed out on a beautiful 8k walk around Oslo’s biggest lake Maridalsvannet. As we hopped off the bus from central Oslo the first thing we saw were the 13th century ruins from St. Margaret’s Church. We began our walk and headed down a long dirt road, passing over bridges and horse farms. […]

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My Favorite Blogs in Norway…

Caroline Berg Eriksen…. family first   Caroline does an amazing job capturing the essence of the beautiful Norwegian lifestyle: fitness, family, beauty, fashion, meals, travel, and more. She has phenomenal taste and is stunning, and Lars-Kristian does an amazing job capturing each moment. Sophie Elise: she’s dramatic, adorable/beautiful, shows cool brands, and is controversial! Camilla […]

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Rasmus running in the Holmenkollstafetten!

Today was the infamous Holmenkollstafetten in Oslo that Rasmus and I have been training for! Rasmus ended up being the only one of us running in the race today though 🙂 Around 14:00 (2pm), Rasmus’s colleague and good friend Oyvind came over and they started drinking coffee and loading up on sandwiches! I left at […]

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Dreamy horseback riding in the Norwegian mountains

“At one point, as the massive warmblood horse beneath me breathed heavily, steam rising off his neck, working with all his might to gain footing to reach the top of the mountain, I peeked over my left shoulder for just a second to a view I can only describe as sublime.”

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