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Christine Yu is a freelance writer, certified yoga instructor, runner and wannabe surfer. She covers topics ranging from yoga, running, general fitness and gear for a number of other online publications and is a contributor to espnW.com. She is also the author of the blog Love, Life, Surf, which was named to the Babble 100 Best Bloggers 2013. Christine lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband and two sons.
Articles by Christine Yu
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Skip the ice cream and cookies. Instead, eat these foods that have been linked to stress relief — so you can have a satiating meal and destress, too.
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Maxed out on your last run too soon? We’ve all been there. These running tips and breathing techniques will help you improve your running pace (and maybe your race pace, too!).
Move over apple cider vinegar! Coconut vinegar is quickly becoming a superfood for its probiotic benefits. But is that all?
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