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Emily Abbate

Emily Abbate is a writer and editor who's written for Self, Shape, GQ, and Runner's World (among others). As a certified personal trainer and running coach, she's often found tackling long runs, lifting heavy things, and diving into loaded bloody Marys that, to some people, might be considered an entire meal.
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Do Infrared Saunas Really Work?

If you’re into fitness, you’re used to getting sweaty. Whether you’re crushing an obstacle course race or building strength in the gym, a side of sweat is just part of the

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Everything You Need To Know About Cryotherapy

Most of the hottest fitness trends—high-intensity interval training workouts, battle ropes, kettlebell training—have one goal: to make you sweat. The latest one, though, will leave you chilled: Cryotherapy, otherwise known

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How to Improve Your Grip Strength

Why grip strength exercises? A few things are absolutely essential for any obstacle course racing fanatic: a decent base of endurance to get through a slew of ever-changing obstacles, for