About

Lauren Keating has an equal passion for both reporting and writing.

She specializes in health, nutrition, and fitness reporting. She has closely worked alongside health professionals for projects for print, online, and radio broadcasts. Lauren graduated with a B.A. in journalism and a concentration in health from Brooklyn College. She went to previously freelance for Fit Nation Magazine, was a reporter at Tech Times and currently writes for RunnersClick. Her first children’s book is set to be released spring 2019.

She has a love for running, finishing six half-marathons and a handful of other races including 5ks, 10ks, a 15k, and obstacle races like the Spartan Race. She is currently training for her first triathlon sprint.

However, her greatest accomplishment is her son. She encourages a healthy lifestyle within her family, her toddler already in sports like soccer and often participates in kids’ dashes at running events.

Continuing her teaching of being healthy and fit, Lauren will volunteer as a running coach for Girls on the Run this spring.

As a journalist, she aspires to make an impact on the world and tell stories along the way. As an everyday woman balancing a career and family, while aiming to live a healthy lifestyle, she aspires to share tips and help motivate others to reach their health and fitness goals. She is currently working on a running book that shares tips on how to start running and keep going for miles.

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24 comments on “About

  1. Hi there Lauren- what a wonderful bio (when many are combining bad things to add to cheeseburgers, you’re combining your super powers for good) I’m going to poke around your blog a bit. And tomorrow I’m going to have my 13-year-old son look at your bio this is exactly where his interests are – he loves writing and ever since he joined the school wrestling team he’s into all things healthy.
    Great blog
    AnnMarie
    new blogger jogging (not really-race walking) around blogworld

    • Hi AnnMarie,
      Thank you so much for your kind words! I am so happy you stumbled on my blog. I am so happy I get to combine my love for writing and health. My professors in college taught me that finding a topic to specialize in will help you find a job later on and since you care about the topic, it will show through your work (and make what we do not feel like work!). Pass along that advice to your son. I hope he continues to pursue his writing and I wish him all the luck wrestling!
      I enjoy what I do so much and it is readers like you who put a smile on my face. I will also check out your blog as well! Good luck on your jogging journey. Remember you can do anything you put your mind to! I look forward to reading about all about it.
      -Lauren

      • Thanks very much Lauren,
        It’s nearing my bedtime 9pm can you believe that! I remember being in my 20’s and out about town thinking who the hell could ever go to bed before 2 am. I will pass along your sage advice to my son- thank you for that too.
        I enjoy writing humorous jots – but I do have about nine big manuscripts in a big metal file that I’m gearing up to rework and I hope to get my artwork all blogged out in the next few weeks –
        Here’s to us old and you young-
        AnnMarie

      • I am now in my mid-20’s and think already how can people go to bed after 2 a.m. lol. I have enjoyed reading your humorous hots so far, keep them coming! I look forward to reading your artwork. And yes, here is the both the wise with age and the youth!

      • Many thanks young lady, I appreciate the compliment – remember if you want to compliment me another day do so before 9 pm 😉
        AnnMarie

      • Hey Lauren,
        For the record, I stayed up to 11 pm last night! I’m so proud of myself-I’ve officially caught BLOG (Burning Late Over Generating) disease
        AnnMarie

      • Haha! The BLOG bug is contagious!

  2. Congrats on your half! Hope you had a great time!

  3. How do I begin to – Thank You – for stopping over and following my humble blog-o-thing?!? I wish you the very best, not only today but well into the future. Be inspired and please take care.

  4. Just wanted to let you know that I nominated you for the Liebster Award! You can see my list of nominees here and find out what the liebster award is here at bepresentyoga.wordpress.com

  5. i really like your perspective and the way you tie so many things together and make it all connect and put so much into perspective and its very enlighten and has a strong purpose and very moving. really creative and has alot of depth and feeling with how you put things together. peace and great to hear from you

    • Thank you so very much for your kind words. You, yourself have a talent for creating inspiring and touching works. I appreciate you stopping by and reading my posts. Have a great day and I am happy we have connected on our blogs!

  6. so glad you found my blog, and i look forward to reading more of yours, too!

  7. You have very interesting blog! I enjoyed it! Very beautiful! 🙂

  8. I really like your blog and think it’s interesting and inspiring 🙂 For this reason I have nominated you for the Liebster Award. Visit http://thehealthphilosopher.com/2015/03/24/liebster-award/ for more information about it 🙂 Enjoy!

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    Hi Lauren,

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    Cheers,
    Ravi

  10. What do you like best about being a mum Lauren?

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