I'm a full-time freelance writer specializing in health and fitness, fascinated by exercise science and constantly seeking stories of everyday athletes doing extraordinary things. You can view my portfolio at https://essaylab.com/. I write regularly for national magazines and websites, including Runner's World, where I'm a contributing editor. You can also read my work in print and online in Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Prevention, EatingWell, espnW.com, VICE Health, aSweatLife, USA Today magazines, University of Illinois alumni publications, Weight Watchers magazine, and more. And, you can listen to my audio reporting and production on The Runner's World Show and the #WeGotGoals podcast from aSweatLife.