Road Trip to Nah Dogs

This Healthy Giraffe Road Trip took us to our first mobile establishment, Nah Dogs Vegan Hot Dog Cart. Owned by St. Petersburg residents, Jeff and Jenny Howe, they have created quite the following and filled a void in the Tampa Bay area with a superior product. Since going 100% plant-based over 3 1/2 years ago... Continue Reading →

How & Why to Run at the Beach

Running on the beach can serve several purposes. Several times as I have walked away from the beach after a run I have thought to myself, "I need to do this more." Today I'll share a few reasons you may want to consider incorporating running at the beach into your plan and a few tips... Continue Reading →

Rely on the Dietary Guidelines?

Like most things in our lives it's best to take accountability for what we can control, do the work necessary to educate ourselves and take appropriate actions. Over the last couple weeks I've seen reports from the recent Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) meeting held in Washington, D.C. The DGAC sets the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.... Continue Reading →

My Planking Core

Do you remember the planking craze that swept the world earlier in the decade? I can remember taking pictures in some pretty odd locations always trying to get more creative with the next social media post. These planks were a bit different than the traditional exercise plank. In the craze you would take a picture... Continue Reading →

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