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Gretchen Reynolds

freelance journalist

Gretchen Reynolds covers fitness for Women's Health; O, The Oprah Magazine; and in a weekly column for the New York Times Magazine. The former editor for Outside magazine still finds herself in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she is working on a book about the frontiers of fitness.

Gretchen Reynolds appears in the following:

Can Making Music Boost Your Workout?

Monday, November 04, 2013

Can making music while exercising boost your workout? New York Times "Phys Ed" columnist Gretchen Reynolds talks about the fascinating findings of a new study.

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Please Explain: How to Exercise Smarter

Friday, January 25, 2013

Gretchen Reynolds, writer of the New York Times Phys Ed column and author of The First 20 Minutes, answers questions and debunks myths about exercise.

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Exercise Science

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Gretchen Reynolds writes the "Phys Ed" column for the New York Times and is the author of The First 20 Minutes: Surprising Science Reveals How We Can: Exercise Better, Train Smarter, Live Longer. She joins us to discuss what science is proving and disproving when it comes to exercise. 

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Exercise Science

Friday, April 27, 2012

Gretchen Reynolds writes the "Phys Ed" column for the New York Times and is the author of The First 20 Minutes: Surprising Science Reveals How We Can: Exercise Better, Train Smarter, Live Longer. She joins us to discuss what science is proving and disproving when it comes to exercise. 

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For Athletes, Pre-workout Painkillers May Hurt

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Taking a painkiller before you hit the track, the soccer field, or the bike path sounds like a smart move if you want to prevent pain and muscle soreness after a workout. But new studies suggest that you could actually be doing the opposite. To look at the effects of self-medicating before exercising, we talk to Gretchen Reynolds, who writes a weekly column for The New York Times Magazine. She also covers fitness for Women's Health and O, The Oprah Magazine.

 

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On Your Mark: Running Could be Good for Your Knees

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Whereas most people think running is good exercise that aggravates knees and causes long-term damage, a new report reveals that it just might be good for your joints. Last spring, a European study revealed that people who run were actually protected from knee injuries. New York Times Magazine columnist Gretchen Reynolds explains.

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You're Getting Warmer

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Gretchen Reynolds, contributing writer for The New York Times Sunday Sports magazine "Play," and writer of their Phys. Ed column, discusses why when it comes to stretching, you're probably doing it wrong, and the benefits of "Dynamic Stretching."

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You're Getting Warmer

Thursday, November 06, 2008

Gretchen Reynolds, Contributing writer for The New York Times Sunday Sports magazine "Play," and writer of their Phys. Ed column, discusses the benefits of "Dynamic Stretching" and why your current preexercise warm-up could be doing you more harm than good.

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