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.

Contributors

  • 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 of Operations, Equinox Media

    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 Manager of Marketing and Social Media

    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.

  • Michelle Malia Editor

    Previously from Men’s Health and Vice, Michelle started her career straight out of college before dropping it all and moving to Australia. When it comes to fitness and health, she’ll try anything once. She spends her days running and eating her way through jars of peanut butter.

Advisory Board

  • John Berardi, Ph.D., CSCS

    Dr. Berardi is the co-founder of Precision Nutrition, the world's largest online nutrition coaching, software, and certification company. He resides in Ontario and has coached, along with his team, more than 100,000 clients over the last 15 years.

  • Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D.

    Dr. Bland has been an internationally recognized leader in the nutritional medicine field for more than 35 years. He is the founder of The Institute for Functional Medicine, HealthComm International, and the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute based in Seattle, where he resides. He is also the author of five books on nutritional medicine for the healthcare professional and six books on nutrition and health.

  • Christopher Cooper, MD

    Dr. Cooper is director of the Exercise Physiology Research Laboratory at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the health and fitness director of the American College of Sports Medicine.

  • Michol Dalcourt

    An internationally recognized industry leader in health and human performance, Dalcourt is the founder and CEO of the Institute of Motion, inventor of ViPR, ViPR PRO, and co-founder of PTA Global. The San Diego-based lecturer and educator presents all around the world, and has authored numerous articles.

  • Brett Dolezal, Ph.D.

    Recognized in the fitness industry as a leading expert on exercise and weight loss, Dr. Dolezal serves as associate director of the Exercise Physiology Research Laboratory at the University of California, Los Angeles, and also as a faculty member at the David Geffen School of Medicine in L.A.

  • Jeffrey Iliff, Ph.D.

    As a neuroscientist, Dr. Iliff is an associate professor and vice chair in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. His research focuses on the factors underlying successful cognitive aging.

  • Craig Liebenson, DC

    Dr. Liebenson is the director of L.A. Sports & Spine, a pain management, rehabilitation, and performance enhancement center. He's also an adjunct professor in the School of Chiropractic and Sports Sciences at Murdoch University in Perth, Australia. A leader in chiropractic studies, Dr. Liebenson has worked in major league sports and serves on the editorial boards of numerous journals.

  • Justin Mager, MD

    Dr. Mager is a board-certified internist, exercise physiologist, and health strategist specializing in integrative medicine practicing in San Francisco. His unique blend of disciplines and perspectives in health and fitness combine for a powerful approach to restoring and sustaining health and vitality.

  • Jennifer Martin, Ph.D.

    Dr. Martin is an associate professor of medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a clinical sleep psychologist. She has authored more than 100 scientific publications related to sleep disorders and sleep health and is the leading expert in non-medication treatments for sleep disorders.

  • Deanna Minich, MD

    Dr. Minich is a health educator and author with more than 20 years of experience in nutrition, mind-body health, and functional medicine. The Seattle-based doctor holds master's and doctorate degrees in nutrition and has lectured extensively throughout the world. She's passionate about bridging the gaps between science, soul, and art in medicine.

  • Jacques Moritz, MD

    Dr. Moritz is a practicing OB/GYN in New York City and an associate professor at Cornell Medical College. He is an expert in natural birth and starred in the Ricky Lake documentary The Business of Being Born. He designed, built, and serves as the medical director of the birth center at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

  • Jeffrey Morrison, MD, CNS

    Dr. Morrison is a leader in the field of integrative medicine. He is a practicing physician and founder of The Morrison Center for Integrative Medicine in New York City. His focus is on preventing and reversing degenerative and chronic diseases by enhancing the body's innate ability to detoxify and heal itself.

  • Thomas Myers

    Myers has practiced integrative bodywork for more than 40 years. He's author of Fascial Release for Structural Balance and Anatomy Trains. He resides in Walpole, Maine and directs the Anatomy Trains school.

  • Pam Peeke, MD

    A nationally renowned lifestyle physician and scientist, Dr. Peeke serves as a clinical professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. She is a New York Times bestselling author, host of the top-rated women's health podcast HER, and a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. A member of the Senior Olympics board, she is also a competing Senior Olympic triathlete.

  • James Pinckney, MD

    Dr. Pinckney is the founder and CEO of Diamond Physicians in Dallas, a membership medicine practice that endorses a holistic approach and incorporates nutrition and fitness into clients' lifestyles. Dr. Pinckney also holds a United States patent for an innovative surgical gown, which he developed while in medical school.

  • David Stark, MD

    Dr. Stark is the medical director for the Institute for Next Generation Healthcare and an assistant professor of health system design and global health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.