Rozalynn S. Frazier
Rozalynn Suzanne Frazier is Fitness Editor at Health, where she produces fitness, health, and nutrition content for the magazine’s “Best Shape” section. She is responsible for forecasting fitness trends in both apparel and exercise, and regularly develops workout routines for Health with celebrity trainers and high-profile fitness programs. An avid runner, Frazier has completed five marathons and more than 20 half-marathons.
Recent Posts By Rozalynn S. Frazier

Myla Dalbesio, the Calvin Klein Ad Campaign, and Body Image

The Internet has been abuzz today with a story about a certain model and whether or not her size 10 frame constitutes being “plus-size.” The model in question: Myla Dalbesio, a brunette beauty who recently landed a coveted spot in Calvin Klein’s new lingerie campaign “Perfectly Fit.”

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9 Tips for Running Your Best Marathon Ever

Here are a few basic but incredibly important things to remember during the final countdown to a marathon.

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Your Happiness Break: A Talking Seashell With Shoes

Marcel the Shell is back with a third (adorable) video. Here’s a scientific reason why you should stop EVERYTHING and watch his latest installment.

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The Simple Trick to Run Your Fastest 5K

When people entered the same race as a “rival,” they ran about eight seconds faster per mile.

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4 Reasons to Lift Weights More Often

Strength training does a body good—and we’re talking beyond sculpting sexy muscles. Just squeezing in two strength-training sessions per week can lead to host of good-for-you benefits.

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The Surprising Way Running Affects Your Brain (and Appetite)

We all know that running has plenty of good-for-you benefits. What you might not know is that it may also up your self-control when it comes to food cravings.

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The Surprising Thing You Can Do to Boost Your Mood Today

I discovered an easy little trick to temper my mood: sitting up straight!

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5 Head-Turning Workout Outfits

The uniforms of a women’s cycling team from Colombia caused a stir this week. Here is some more outrageous athletic gear.

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This Derek Jeter Farewell Video Will Give You Goosebumps

Let’s face it: It’s been a bad couple of weeks for the world of sports. That’s why we’re totally loving the new Gatorade commercial, “Made in New York,” featuring Derek Jeter.

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What You Should Know About Kanye West’s New Diet

The rapper is working with celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak and trying his Body Reset Diet. Here’s what it entails—and what it’s really like to drink that many smoothies.

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Get Inspired By This Ace Little League Pitcher—a 13-Year-Old Girl

Mo’ne Davis, 13, is giving new meaning to “you throw like a girl.”

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4 Truths Nobody Ever Tells You About Training

I was never a runner. In fact, I kind of despised running—especially since my high school soccer coach used it as punishment. As an adult, however, I’ve come to love it so much I’ve completed five marathons. But after Hurricane Sandy put the kibosh on last year’s New York City Marathon, I fell off track. Though I stayed active, for four months I never ran. Now I’m training again to run the marathon this November, and dealing with body aches and slooow runs.

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Who Races Up the Empire State Building? I Did!

Who willingly runs up the Empire State Building? Me, that’s who. It’s quite ironic considering I have an aversion to stairs. Seriously, if there is an elevator, I’m taking it. I even take the elevator to my second floor apartment. (Stop judging!)

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Gear Guide: A Sports Bra That Gives Bounce the Boot

What better way to test a sports bra than with a workout that requires a lot of jumping? So I headed to STREB Extreme Action Studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to channel my inner gymnast, and give New Balance’s Fabulous Framer II ($42; available in March), which is part of their Psyche collection, a go.

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Gear Guide: Asics Gel-Sustain TR Crosstrainers

With the start of 2013, I came to the realization that I needed some new crosstrainers—-bad!

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Should Lance Armstrong’s Doping Affect His Cancer Charity?

There’s no shortage of athletes who have fallen from grace. Lance Armstrong now finds his name on a list that includes people like Marion Jones and Mark McGwire. I participated in special Nike-sponsored runs where tons of pavement pounders clad in yellow took to the streets of NYC with Lance at the helm. So yeah, I’m a bit annoyed. While not an avid cycling fan, I did admire how he battled his way back from cancer to athletic stardom.

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Gear Guide: The Square by Clean Bottle

I’ve sipped from tons of water bottles in my day. In fact, I have about five different ones (various shapes, sizes, and colors) sitting on my kitchen counter at this very moment. But I think I’m about to give them all the boot for this beauty: The Square by Clean Bottle.

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