About Us

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  • Liz Miersch Executive Managing Director

    A former SELF magazine fitness editor, Liz is a certified trainer and connoisseur of gluten-free fare who is happiest on her yoga mat.

  • Sheila Monaghan Editor-in-Chief

    Sheila joined the team by way of Details, Women's Health and SELF magazines. She's an Ironman triathlete and 20-time marathon finisher who named her dog after Bruce Springsteen.

  • Ashley Heckman Creative Director

    Ashley is a southern belle with a background in fashion—she was a photo editor at WWD—who spends her time making everything chic. She kills it with a pair of kettlebells and is singularly obsessed with the beach.

  • Brooke Alovis Managing Editor

    Brooke began her managing editor career over 10 years ago at Star magazine before making her way to The Knot. She now applies her organizational skills to all things health and wellness, including her workout routines.

  • Kevin Aeh Lifestyle Editor

    Hailing from the Midwest (Columbus, Ohio, to be exact), Kevin has used his expertise in lifestyle and pop culture—his minor at Bowling Green State University—to write stories for Time Out, Refinery29, Details, British Airways The Club, and more. His other passion: dominating the cycling class leader board.

  • Marjorie Korn Health & Nutrition Editor

    An award-winning investigative reporter, Marjorie is (another) alum of SELF magazine, where she was the food and nutrition editor. She is interested in what we eat as an expression of a society's culture and values, takes her bourbon neat, and is a surprisingly proficient rower for her height (5'2'').

  • Ashley Hord Assistant Photo Editor

    Ashley's a Texas native and one-time NBC photo producer who finds inspiration in her dogs-only Instagram feed. She's a marathon dish-washer (this isn't a thing yet) and has high hopes of completing a pull-up this year.

  • Lindsey Dybdahl Social Media Editor

    A recovering record label marketer and 800-meter track runner, Lindsey is thrilled to return to her fitness roots. Whether it's sneaking into a product beta stage or spotting an emerging app, she's a shameless early adopter fascinated by all things social.

  • Cassie Shortsleeve Contributing Editor

    Cassie's first post was at Glamour, after which she traded high heels for sneakers as an online editor at Men's Health. She's the editor-at-large for Shape.com and a proud Bostonian. 

Advisory Board

  • John Berardi, Ph.D., CSCS

    Founder of Precision Nutrition, Inc., a nutritional coaching and education program, Dr. Berardi has worked with athletes in every sport, including pro football, hockey, baseball and basketball.

  • Luke Bongiorno, DPT

    Managing director at NY SportsMed & Physical Therapy in New York City, Dr. Bongiorno is a highly-regarded practitioner; he works with athletes in the NFL, NHL, NBA and MLS as well as professional dancers and triathletes.

  • Lee Burton, Ph.D., CSCS

    Dr. Burton is the athletic training program director at Averett University and co-developer of the functional movement screen, an evaluation technique used in fitness assessments.

  • Brandon Colby, M.D.

    A leader in the field of predictive medicine, Dr. Colby is the medical director for Eternity Medicine Institute and author of Outsmart Your Genes.

  • Christopher B. Cooper, M.D.

    Dr. Cooper is director of the UCLA Exercise Physiology Research Laboratory and the health and fitness director of the American College of Sports Medicine.

  • Michol Dalcourt

    Adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco and creator of ViPR, Dalcourt works with a host of athletes that includes college pitchers and NHL players as well as Olympians.

  • Keri Glassman, RD

    Nationally recognized nutrition expert and author of The O2 Diet, Glassman is the founder and president of Nutritious Life, a nutrition practice based in NYC.

  • Justin Mager, M.D., NSCS

    Dr. Mager is an exercise physiologist and board certified internist specializing in longevity and preventative medicine at the Clear Center of Health in Mill Valley, California. He was formerly a national touring coach for Nike Sports Camp.

  • Sean McCance, M.D.

    Co-director of orthopedic spine surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Dr. McCance is also an attending spine surgeon at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

  • Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D.

    Health psychologist and lecturer at Stanford University and leading specialist in mind-body connection, some of Dr. McGonigal's works include The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It

  • Jacques Moritz, M.D.

    Dr. Jacques Moritz is the director of gynecology at Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital in New York City and an assistant professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

  • Jeffrey Morrison, M.D.

    Founder of The Morrison Center and author of Cleanse Your Body/Clear Your Mind, Dr. Morrison is a leading expert in championing a nutritional approach to health and degenerative disease prevention.

  • Thomas Myers

    Author of the renowned Anatomy Trains, Myers is a 30-year practitioner of integrative manual therapy in clinical and cultural settings from London to Nairobi to Sydney.

  • Keith Pyne, B.Sc., D.C.

    Managing partner of SportsLab NYC., Dr. Pyne specializes in the treatment of elite athletes' injuries and has worked with many professional sports teams. He is on the Board of Directors and Medical Advisory Board for Biosara Medical Products.