Our favorite health and fitness articles, including the secret to holding a longer plank and research that challenges conventional wisdom on hydration.
Theodora joins the DailyBurn team with a background in print journalism and social media. She has worked on social media and blogger strategy for brands including Woman's Day, New Balance and F-Factor. Her writing has been published in Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Woman's Day and LearnVest. The RRCA-certified running coach and soon-to-be four-time marathoner also runs a popular fitness blog, Losing Weight in the City, which she started to chronicle her 50-pound weight loss. It has been featured in media outlets including Shape, Fitness, Runner's World and the New York Times. She holds a B.A. in foreign language and communication media from American University, specializing in print journalism and Spanish.
Articles by Theodora Blanchfield
Learn how to control your hunger that comes from running long distances while marathon training with tips from Registered Dietitians and professional athletes.
Our favorite health and fitness articles from the week, including a controversy over sodium recommendations and music you can sync to your pace while running.
Our favorite health and fitness articles from the week, including Misty Copeland’s viral Under Armour ad and news on the Ebola outbreak.
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Our favorite health and fitness articles from the week, including heatstroke in marathons and a rise in skin cancer.
Our favorite health and fitness articles from the week, including the CrossFit Games and a fruit recall.
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Sometimes life or injury can interfere with a runner’s training plan. Here’s how to figure out when it’s OK to take a DNF (did not finish) and when to push through.
Can’t find a good trainer or nutritionist locally? Find out what to look for in an online health professional — and how to make your virtual sessions count.
Get in the spirit of Cinco de Mayo with these unexpected guacamole recipes that will send your plain dip packing!
Tired of that old playlist? These podcasts will help get you through your next long run, whether you’re a new or veteran runner. Find the best podcast for you!
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