Fitness and Menstrual Health

I read this really interesting article the other day about the relationship between physical activity and menstruation. It does a really good job of explaining a lot of complicated science in a very digestible way. Just to preface the article, however, it is important to know that many people have irregular periods, and that does…

Vegan Restaurant Review: Candle 79

                      I know most of us rarely make the trek to the upper east side, but let me tell you, Candle 79 makes it worth the trip. My dad and I were at the Guggenheim so I decided to look up vegan restaurants in the…

The Wonderful World of Tempeh

In an attempt to expand my vegan protein repertoire (I am a tofu lover but wanted to switch things up), I recently bought some tempeh for the first time.  Tempeh, which is made of fermented soy beans, has a lot of health benefits.  I realize that it’s super weird for someone who has been vegan for…

Girls on the Run

Today was my first ever practice as a running coach for Girls on the Run! I am so excited about coaching 3rd and 4th grade girls and I wanted to spread the word about this amazing program with everyone. Girls on the Run is a non-profit organization in U.S. and Canada (and expanding!) focused on…

My Philosophy on Running

Some of the things that people love to hate I find can be quite wonderful and vastly under appreciated. One of them is broccoli, another is running. I don’t run to become fast or “in-shape,” and I don’t run to check exercising off the long list of things I have to do. I run because…