About Us

Formerly Q by Equinox, Furthermore is the authority on the high-performance life. We deliver definitive, expert-vetted science in beautiful and unexpected ways. Travel, taste, experience, achieve. Go Further. Want More.


  • 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 Director, 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.

  • Caitlin Carlson Deputy Editor

    Caitlin began her career at Women’s Health after getting her MA in London. She’s been on staff at Shape and Men’s Fitness and has written for multiple other print and digital publications. She's an avid runner and has completed all 6 of the World Marathon Majors. Her favorite part of marathon training is pizza & wine Fridays.

  • Brianna Wippman Editor

    Previously from Food & Wine, Brianna took up marathoning in France and swapped the Seine for the East River. Now she brings her foodie expertise to all things fitness and health. You'll find her running, at a new restaurant, or in the dog park with her beagle mix, Roxy. 

  • 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. 

  • Chris Kral Product Manager

    Chris has a long background in digital media and was previously with CBS where he directed local sports editorial and product strategy. When he’s not at the gym or watching the Carolina Panthers, he’s planning his next travel adventure.

  • Ji Eun Hong UX/Visual Designer

    Ji is an avid problem solver with a great appreciation for design. With her natural curiosity for things, she love exploring different types of workouts, cultures, and foods!

  • Erika Osberg Assistant Manager, Marketing

    Formerly in the financial services industry, Erika bridges her love of marketing with her passion for all things health and fitness. She is an Equinox instructor, avid outdoor cyclist, and avocado toast fiend.

  • Hannah Reiss Front End Developer

    Hannah is an enthusiastic web developer focused on delivering seamless and inspiring experiences on our site. She spends her time doing food experiments, working towards a stable crow pose, and adventuring with her pitbull.

  • Kathryn Marx Photo Editor

    Kathryn learned the ropes as Photo Editor producing photo shoots for various print magazines at Hearst Publications and Niche Media. She rarely turns down the chance for a road trip or hike through the mountains, especially when good food along the way is involved.

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.