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Rachel Weeks

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Rachel Weeks

I'm originally from the Chicagoland area, but I'm currently living in the beautiful Des Moines, IA. I spend my days reading, binge-watching TV shows, coaching swimming, performing and listening to comedy and, of course, writing.

Stories by Rachel Weeks

Written by Jacklyn Kouefati, editorial intern Yes, we’re serious. German designer Kristof Hock’s collection of handmade, luxury fitness equipment has been a hot topic in our sweaty world for... more
Written by Jacklyn Kouefati, editorial intern For the sixth year in a row, Be Bold, Be Bald is giving you the opportunity to show—quite literally—your support for cancer research. You... more
Written by Kristine Thomason, editorial intern By now, most of us know salmon is an awesome superfood. It’s packed with omega-3 fatty acids, shown to reduce depression, heart disease and... more
Written by Jacklyn Kouefati, editorial intern If you don’t know who Jack LaLanne was, girl, listen up. Known as the “godfather of fitness,” he opened the first health club, created the... more
Written by Kristine Thomason, editorial intern “But first, let me take a selfie.” Whether you admit to loving the song or not, admit it: You’ve taken a selfie a time or two. And now you can add... more
Whether you cheered as she claimed bronze in snowboarding at the 2014 Paralympic Games, tuned in weekly to see her sweep across the dance floor—and claim second place—in last season’s Dancing... more
We’re all pretty hard on ourselves, especially when it comes to failed attempts at eating clean all month, weekends included. But those failed attempts don’t mean we’re forbidden from patting... more
Just when we thought we’ve heard it all in the fitness tech world, students, entrepreneurs, and average Joe’s are continuing to wow us with new products that make living healthy lives easier — and... more
Written by A.J. Hanley “You’re not in Spin class anymore,” I told myself as I wheezed my way up a hill of the Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle earlier this month. But it wasn’t just... more