Laurel Leicht

Laurel Leicht, C.S.C.S., is a writer, editor, and certified personal trainer in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has appeared in HealthRunner’s WorldSelfWomen's Health, and Cosmopolitan. She's served as a contributing editor for Self and blogger for, and previously was fitness editor at Shape. She’s run nine marathons, competed in five Olympic-distance triathlons, and is an Ironman Florida finisher.

Should You Heat Up or Cool Down for a Better Summer Workout?
8 Common Myths About Running, Busted
6 Smart Questions to Ask When Buying a Bike
Add These 8 Songs to Your Playlist for a DIY Spin Class
9 Pieces of Gear Perfect for Spring Runs
6 Training Tips to Steal From Boston Marathoners
6 Mood-Boosting Benefits of Exercise
Time-Restricted Eating: The One Simple Trick That Might Help You Lose Weight
The 7 Best New Sports Bras for Every Type of Workout
Energize Your Mornings With These 7 Get-Up-and-Go Tips From Trainers
6 De-Stressing Tips from Yoga and Barre Instructors
11 Brilliant Gifts for the Explorer in Your Life
11 Brilliant Gifts for the Fitness Fanatic in Your Life
5 Totally Innovative Takes on Activity Trackers
6 Everyday Foods With Major Fitness Benefits
6 Pieces of Workout Gear to Help You Stay Warm, Dry, and Safe This Fall
'Rest Days' Are Important: 4 Ways to Make the Most of Them
4 Uniquely Refreshing Yoga Retreats
Professional Cyclists Share 8 Tips for Biking Safely
5 Tips for Staying Positive From a Record-Setting Marathon Runner
5 Pro Tips to Start Rock Climbing
5 Tasty Snacks to Fuel Your Workouts
10 Ways to Boost Your Performance During Solo Workouts
The Truth About 6 Common Marathon-Training 'Rules'
6 Barre Instructors Share Their Secrets to Getting Toned with Light Weights
4 Proven Ways to Stay Cool During Hot Summer Workouts
6 Stay-Dry Essentials for Hot Yoga
6 Pieces of Go-To Gear for Your Hike
The 5 Best Sunglasses for Sports
3 Steps for Mastering a Pistol Squat
A Nutritionist Shares When to Use 6 Different Protein Powders
Master a Handstand in 3 Simple Steps
5 of the Best Rollers for National Foam Rolling Day
Master a Pull-Up in 3 Easy Steps
6 Dos and Don'ts for Timing Your Workout to Get the Best Results
7 Pieces of Smart Cycling Gear to Get You Rolling This Bike Month
5 Trainers’ Best Tips to Kick Your Workout Up a Notch
6 Delicious Sports Snacks Approved by Athletes and Scientists
7 Apps to Help You Stick to Your Workout
6 Yoga Poses to Get You Through the Day
8 Secrets for Saving Money on a Gym Membership
The Best Trendy Workouts for 6 Common Fitness Goals


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