Emily Abbate Title: Journalist; Podcast Host; Wellness Coach Education: University of Connecticut Expertise: Fitness Experience Emily Abbate is a wellness journalist, creator of the podcast Hurdle, wellness coach, and motivational speaker. Previously a fitness editor at SELF Magazine, Emily also has bylines at publications like Health, GQ, Well+Good, Glamour, and more. She is now a certified run coach and trainer and works to help others through her podcast as well as her keynote speeches and one-on-one coaching. Emily has been featured in The New York Times, Shape, Runner's World, and more. Education Emily received a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science from the University of Connecticut. About Health Health, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.