Kristen Domonell is a freelance writer and editor with a passion for health and wellness. A Seattle transplant by way of Chicago and Connecticut, Kristen is a 200-hour certified yoga teacher and holds a master's degree in health communication from Northwestern University. When she doesn’t have her nose in a pile of health studies, you’ll find her on her yoga mat, exploring the city by foot or sipping her way through the Pacific Northwest (one coffee shop at a time).
Articles by Kristen Domonell
The secret to losing weight isn’t just counting calories — it’s also about eating wholesome foods that will keep the pounds off and your metabolism revving.
Move over long, boring gym workouts. These CrossFit workouts are packed with challenging moves, including pull-ups, double-unders and clean and jerks.
Athletes and bodybuilders are using liquid aminos to increase their energy levels. But are they safe for everyone? Find out the pros and cons.
Don’t deny yourself the joys of mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie. Here’s how to detox your diet before Turkey Day so you can splurge once Thanksgiving arrives.
Your Starbucks, Dunkin’ or favorite coffee drink could rack up your sugar and calorie intake — unless you use these health hacks. Consider your order upgraded!
Running doesn’t have to be your only cardio. Add intensity to your Vinyasa yoga flow with expert tips. You’ll up the calorie burn, while still getting zen.
Thanks to winemaker Gik, electric blue wine, which gets its hue from red grapes and a flowering plant, is about to make a splash. But what’s in the bottle?
The benefits of yoga include anxiety reduction, muscle tension relief and improved respiration — so can it help with asthma symptoms, too?
Real talk: Organic is expensive. But eating organic could be worth the splurge, according to new research on meat and produce.
A new calendar feature from Google makes goal setting a breeze. But could it actually help you get to the gym more? Here’s the scoop.
There’s no denying that exercise benefits the body and the brain. Nerd out on all the science, from boosted brain power to reduced stress. Then hit the gym!
Chomp those carrots. A new study reveals the sounds you make while eating can help prevent overeating.
PMS and your period aren’t all bad when it comes to exercise — read on to find out which part of the cycle can give women an extra burst of energy.
Whether you’re into whiskey or wine, there may be some fascinating benefits — and fine print — when it comes to sipping on your favorite happy hour hooch.