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I’m a freelance writer specializing in health, fitness, parenting and personal development. My work has been published in The Huffington Post, espnW.com, Life by Daily Burn, The Daily Beast, POPSUGAR Fitness, Athleta Chi Blog, and Mamalode and has been syndicated on BlogHer. I have been featured in articles on Shape.com, allParenting.com and EverydayFamily.com. I also have over 10 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, focused on program development and grant writing.

I’ve also been named to the Babble 100: Best Bloggers 2013 – Body + Mind and one of Zulily’s 10 Favorite Health and Fitness Bloggers.

 

PUBLISHED ARTICLES 

Fitness & Health

Could Eating Charcoal Help You Detox? – Daily Burn, September 2014 (syndicated on The Daily Beast)

Fuel, Not Foe? The Truth About Lactic Acid – Daily Burn, August 2014

Does Fasted Cardio Really Burn More Fat? – Daily Burn, August 2014 (syndicated on The Daily Beast)

9 Beach Bag Essentials for an Active Summer – POPSUGAR Fitness, July 2014

No Pain, No Gain? 5 Myths About DOMS – Daily Burn, July 2014 (syndicated on CNN.com)

Waist Training: Can You Cinch Your Waist Thin? – Daily Burn, July 2014 (syndicated on Daily Beast)

6 Tips to Improve Your Swimming Now – Daily Burn, July 2014

Mindfulness for Athletes: The Secret to Improving Your Game – Daily Burn, June 2014

Tri, Tri Again – espnW, April 2014

Why We Run – Athleta Chi Blog, April 2014

Running Slow to Run Fast: Is MAF Training for You? – Daily Burn, April 2014

Roll Out to Ease Those Aching Muscles – espnW, April 2014

No Sweat: Running Tops – espnW, April 2014

Oil Pulling: Miracle Cure or Oily Mess? – Daily Burn, March 2014

5 Foam Rolling Mistakes to Avoid – Huffington Post, March 2014

Are you foam rolling all wrong? - Daily Burn, March 2014

Just Press Play: Workout Videos – espnW, February 2014

5 Tools for Balance Training – espnW, February 2014

Keep Warm on Cold Weather Runs – espnW, January 2014

Underwear for a Comfy Workout – espnW, January 2014

Resolution Revolution – espnW, January 2014

Hot Leggings for a Cold Winter – espnW, December 2013

Action! 5 Videos for Thrilling Workouts – espnW, October 2013

I don’t want to be a fast runner – Miss Zippy, August 2013

New Fitness Monitors Handy, Dandy – espnW, July 2013

Got You Covered for Fun in the Sun – espnW, July 2013

Learning to Slow Down – Lifting Revolution, April 2013

JCORE’s 480 minute workout Improved a Busy Mom’s Fitness – Diets in Review, October 2012

5 Tips to get moving with your kids – Fit Pregnancy and Parenting, September 2012

Swimming + Running: A Match Made in Heaven? – Miss Zippy, August 2012

5 Spots to Run in NYC – Pavement Runner, August 2012

Team in Training and the NYC Triathlon – Cupcake Kelly’s, July 2012

 

Yoga

Yoga: What you need to know before you practice – Fine Fit Day, August 2014

Yoga is Good for You. But is it Medicine? – Daily Burn, June 2014 (syndicated on The Daily Beast)

3 Yoga Poses to Support Healthy Digestion – Cotter Crunch, June 2014

Yoga 101 - The Lean Green Bean, April 2014

Choosing a Yoga Teacher Training: 6 Questions to Answer - Athleta Chi Blog, March 2014

Yoga 101: How to Fix Your Chaturanga Pose – Daily Burn, February 2014

5 Reasons Why I Practice Yoga – Olive to Run, January 2014

Advancing Your Inner Yoga – espnW, December 2013

5 Tips to Jumpstart Your Yoga Practice – Happy Fit Mama, August 2013

 

Life

5 Steps to a Delicious Smoothie – Athleta Chi Blog, May 2014

Finding Voice – Carla Birnberg, May 2014

10 Lessons in 10 Years of Marriage – BlogHer (syndicated), February 2014

5 Things I Want My Kids to Learn from Sports - Coach Daddy, February 2014

Friday’s Featured Female - The Valentine RD, January 2014

Accidental Photographer - Callia’s Corner, December 2013

Facing Fears and Finding Freedom – The Fierce Diva Guide to Life, April 2013

Growing Together: It’s not about me - Raising Humans, December 2012

Raising children in a multi-cultural family – Things I Can’t Say, November 2012

Gourmet.com – Bloggers’ Picks for Brooklyn’s Can’t-Miss Restaurants – September 2012

 

Surfing

4 Workouts to Get You in Surfing Shape – Daily Burn, June 2014

The Moments Betweens the Waves – Mamalode, March 2014

Conquering Fears – Costa Spirit, January 2013

5 Things You Need to Know Before Your First Surf Lesson – Fitfluential, October 2012

So You Want to Learn to Surf – Lindsey’s List, May 2012

 

Television

Yoga Sutra Now with Jai Sugrim – Season 1, Episodes 34 and 37

 

Featured In

You’ll Never Guess What These Moms Really Want From Schools – EverydayFamily.com – September 2014

Best Places to Run in New York City – Fine Fit Day – August 2014

Run Outfit of the Day #RunOOTD – Runners World – July 2014

Top 6 At-Home Exercises (with photos!) – allParenting.com – June 2014

Diet versus Exercise: What Should You Tackle (Hardest) - allParenting.com – May 2014

Love, Life, ___: Creating a Life You Love – Lifting Revolution – May 2014

5 Must-Know Yoga Poses for Pregnancy – Fitbie – May 2014

5 Types of Yoga: Find the Right Class for you – EverydayFamily.com – February, 2014

15 Resolution Game Changers – Shape.com – January 2014

10 Things Every Mom Can Learn From Yoga – EverydayFamily.com – September 2013

Influencer of the Week – Sverve – August 2013

Blogger Spotlight: Love, Life, Surf - Erica D. House – August 2013

Ta-ta, killer! 1,500 brazen trekkers will walk city to raise awareness for breast cancer – New York Daily News, July 2013

Best Body Fitness, Fit Friends Feature – May 2013

Fit Mama Friday –  Meet Christine and Kelly – March 2013

Mom’s Little Running Buddy Featured Blogger – March 2013

5 Exercises to Strengthen Your Knee – BlogHer, February 2013

Blog Comment Guilt: to Return or Not to Return – BlogHer, January 2013

Healthypage Interview – December 2012

Conquering a Fear of the Ocean – BlogHer, August 2012

Fitfluential Ambassador Spotlight - May 2012

FITNESS Magazine Meet & Tweet – May 2012

Fitness Magazine – Rock Your Run: 8 Beginner Running Tips

Fitness Magazine – Amazing Leg Makeover – March 2012

The Mixed Race Project