Hi! My name is Grace Kim aka gracekelle in the online world. I’m a fitness blogger who lives in New York City. If you’re looking for fitness inspiration and musings on living healthy in NYC, you’ve come to the right place.

The One Ab Exercise You Should Be Doing : The Plank

This is who I used to be, overweight, uncomfortable, and unable to run a mile. Today, I am a 3x NYC Marathon runner, Guinness World Record Setter, and #Shoefie enthusiast. Lean Girls Club is where I share my adventures in healthy living, fitness journey, and fitness inspiration.

FAQs // How old are you? I’m fabulously 30. | How much weight did you actually lose? 70 pounds (plus or minus five pounds depending on the time of year). Running not only changed my body but my life. | Why Lean Girls Club? I wanted a daily reminder to aspire for strength, not skinny, and I wanted others to join me in that journey. LGC is for women (and men) who want to live healthier lifestyles. | Favorite Way to Work Out? I am a runner. I also enjoy HIIT, yoga, and barre. | How would you describe your style? Athletic chic. I’m a big fan of Nike Sky Hi Wedges and wish I owned them all. Give me workout gear and I will find a way to wear it to the office. | Your favorite fitness gadget/toy? The Trigger Point foam roller. | Guilty Pleasures? Bread, wine, and cheese…and spending $10 on green juice. | How many pairs of running shoes do you own? At the moment, 11. | Do you blog full-time? No. I am a digital marketing and branding consultant specializing in music, entertainment, and fitness. I help artists and brands grow their profiles. | Does LGC work with brands, advertisers, and sponsor? Yes ma’am. Please send me an e-mail and we’ll figure something out. | Do you book speaking engagements or TV appearances? Yes. I hope to do more of it this year. Please e-mail me for more info.

Let’s Keep In Touch: grace (at) leangirlsclub (dot) com

Lean Girls Club has nothing to do with being skinny. I pursued being “skinny” for years and was unhappy. Being “lean” is about being your strongest, and best self. It’s not just about the physical, but also being strong in mind and spirit.

Be a Lean Girl. Welcome to the Club.

I also host a sports podcast called, The Tribe. Make sure to check it out!