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emlit81

California
I have always had an interest in health and fitness, and I have always tried to live my life in a healthy, balanced way. I have had my struggles and difficulties, but I have also had my triumphs. Throughout my life (and often in spite of myself) I think the one constant has been the fact that... Full Bio
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Another one for the ladies: DivaCup review by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Seriously–to any male readers out there, this post is going to be like my review of the Instead Softcup . So unless you’re interested in reading reviews of feminine hygien ... Read on »
YOGAudacious this week and every week by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This week I’m the featured yogi on YOGAudacious , and I am pretty excited about it. As I’ve made clear , I’m not a fan of how glamorized yoga has become over the last fe ... Read on »
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Running by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A few weeks ago I started coaching workouts at Athleta on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. It’s been so much fun, and has become one of the things I look forward to the m ... Read on »
Yoga isn’t Perfection by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A few months ago, I tried participating in one of those challenges where you take a picture of yourself doing something, tag it, and share it online. This particular one w ... Read on »
NEDAwareness Week: I Had No Idea by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week . The theme this year is “I had no idea”, drawing attention to the fact that although eating disorders are all around ... Read on »
The Lottery is Open by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running For the first time since 2004, the Marine Corps Marathon is using a lottery system for registration. As of today, the lottery is open, and will remain so until March 15 in ... Read on »
2013: The Year of Giving Up by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It’s taken me over a month of reflection to feel like I have any real insight into what 2013 was like for me. Even now, in the middle of February, I don’t think I’ve got t ... Read on »
There’s Something about the Brooklyn Half by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This Wednesday, the 22nd, is sure to be a big day for the New York Road Runners website, as it’s the day that registration for the Brooklyn Half-Marathon opens. In a NYRR ... Read on »
Weather Humor? by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This evening before I went running I checked the weather. I’ve gotten into the habit of doing this now that we’re in thunderstorm season; I have no problem running in the ... Read on »
Running Streak: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As I write this, I’m sitting on my couch trying to work up the energy to go for a run. It’s not just the physical energy, it’s the mental energy that I’m lacking. Today is ... Read on »
A Day for Depression by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running English: Robert Plutchik’s Wheel of Emotions (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I woke up yesterday at 10:00 am (don’t judge me) feeling like I’d just come out of a coma. I ... Read on »
YogaVibes Class Review: Exhale Flow Focus on the Hamstrings by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yoga Class at a Gym (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Every time I do a yoga class through YogaVibes I find myself thinking I should review it–you know, keep track of whic ... Read on »
This Seems Unreasonable by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running English: The western ramp and pylon of Brooklyn Bridge, New York City (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I’m thinking of joining a running club . This isn’t the first time– ... Read on »
Yoga Science by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running yoga (Photo credit: GO INTERACTIVE WELLNESS) Today in my yoga class, I held my headstand for a good minute or so. Maybe longer! This is the second time I’ve held t ... Read on »
Points of Light by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running light bright (Photo credit: JonathanCohen) I’m not gonna lie, it’s been a difficult weekend. Of course, weekends have never been my strong suit, but this one has b ... Read on »
I Don’t Get It: Standing Split by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Image via YogaJournal.com It’s no secret that I love yoga. And since January 1st of this year, I’ve made an effort to do a little bit of yoga every day. So far, I’ ... Read on »
For the Ladies: Instead Softcup Review by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Fair warning: if you’re male, you can skip this post. In fact, you’d probably prefer to skip this post. If you’re female and you’re uncomfortable talking about your period ... Read on »
The Wrong Foot by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running English: Two New Year’s Resolutions postcards (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Sometime in mid-December, when everyone started talking about the end of the year, and New ... Read on »
Why Does this Always Happen? by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I was so excited last week to get started on my return-to-running-post-hiatus plan , which obviously needs a catchier name. I got three runs in and I was feeling well on m ... Read on »
The Comeback Kid: Returning to Running Post-Hiatus by emlit81 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I just had this revelation: when I’m curious about something or looking for guidance, I don’t always have to rely on the Internet and other people to provide me with answe ... Read on »