Author: Emily Capdevielle

I am currently a features contributor for Fitness Republic focusing on health and fitness topics to help improve your daily life! My expertise is honed by my own fitness journey and love for running. As a half-marathoner, you can say that I’m only half crazy. I majored in journalism at Columbia College Chicago and currently live in the Chicagoland area.

5 Exercises To Lose Those Saddlebags For Good

Amazing moves to tone and sculpt your backside.

Your Guide To Losing Weight In The New Year

No resolutions, just change.

Top 5 Cross-Training Workouts For Runners

Take your training to a whole new level.

How To Stay Energized During Long A Run Or Race

Steps you can take to help you go to the distance.

How To Overcome Gym Anxiety

We're all working towards the same goal.

10 Diet And Fitness Myths You Need To Stop Believing

There's conflicting diet and fitness information everywhere.

4 Reasons To Cut Down On Sodium

There are plenty of reasons to reduce your sodium intake, and here are just a few.

What To Know Before Hiring A Personal Trainer

Before you hire someone, do your research.

What To Do When You’ve Hit A Plateau

Find out how to stay on the fast track to achieving your fitness goals without hitting a plateau with these diet and fitness tips!

Should You Work Out If You’re Sick?

You’re right in the middle of training or reaching your weight loss goal and—boom—your groove is interrupted by a bug that’s been going around. You might not want to completely stop your training, but when exactly should you stop pushing your body’s limits and focus on recovery?