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Kristen Domonell is an online content editor by day and freelance health and fitness writer by night. Currently enrolled in the Master of Science in Health Communication degree program at Northwestern University, Kristen holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Marist College and a personal training certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. When she doesn’t have her nose in a pile of health studies, you’ll find her on her yoga mat, at the gym or eating her way through the Windy City.
Articles by Kristen Domonell
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