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Life by Daily Burn is dedicated to helping you live a healthier, happier and more active lifestyle. Through reliable and insightful articles, tools and resources, Life by Daily Burn goes the extra mile to empower users to take greater control over their physical, mental and emotional lives. Whether your goal is to lose weight, make smarter food choices, gain strength or de-stress, a better you is well within reach. Life by Daily Burn is here to help you reach your goals, every step of the way.

Meet Your Team

Jordan Shakeshaft

Jordan Shakeshaft

Editorial Director

With a master's degree in journalism and a digital background in health and fitness writing, editing and production, Jor ...

Tiffany Ayuda

Tiffany Ayuda

Editor

As a digital native, Tiffany Ayuda joins the DailyBurn team with six-plus years working in subscription diet and fitness ...

Theodora Blanchfield

Theodora Blanchfield

Social Media and Community Manager

Theodora joins the DailyBurn team with a background in print journalism and social media. She has worked on social media ...

Mallory Creveling

Mallory Creveling

Senior Associate Editor

Mallory joins the Daily Burn edit team with nearly six years of experience covering health, fitness and nutrition. After ...

Christine Yu

Christine Yu

Contributing Writer

Christine Yu is a freelance writer, certified yoga instructor, runner and wannabe surfer. She covers topics ranging from ...

Kim Conte

Kim Conte

Contributing Writer

Kim Conte is a writer, editor and content strategist living in Southern California. Check out her work on www.kimconte.c ...

Sarah Elizabeth Richards

Sarah Elizabeth Richards

Contributing Writer

Sarah Elizabeth Richards is a Manhattan-based health and science journalist who has written for The New York Times, The ...

Kelly Fitzpatrick

Kelly Fitzpatrick

Contributing Writer

Kelly is an NYC-based freelance writer passionate about health and fitness. She studied journalism at the University of ...

Kayla Kleinman

Kayla Kleinman

Social Media Intern

After graduating NYU/Tisch with a BFA in Theater, Kayla Kleinman decided to follow her passion for fitness, which eventu ...

Laura Newcomer

Laura Newcomer

Contributing Writer

Laura Newcomer is a writer and editor with multiple years of experience working in the health, fitness and mental wellne ...

Laurel Leicht

Laurel Leicht

Contributing Writer

Laurel Leicht is the fitness editor of SHAPE magazine and a freelance writer. Her work has appeared in Runner’s World, ...

Mark Barroso

Mark Barroso

Mark Barroso, NSCA-CPT, Spartan SGX coach, is a health and fitness journalist whose work has been featured in Men's Heal ...

Kate Morin

Kate Morin

Contributing Writer

Kate Morin is a freelance writer and editor with a passion for food. After being diagnosed with celiac disease four year ...

Lee Hersh

Lee Hersh

Recipe Contributor

Lee is the recipe developer, photographer and content creator behind FitFoodieFinds.com. This is where she inspires othe ...

Samantha Lefave

Samantha Lefave

Contributing Writer

A born and raised upstate New Yorker (real upstate, guys, not Westchester), Samantha Lefave moved to New York City immed ...

Paige DePaolis

Paige DePaolis

Contributing Writer

Paige DePaolis is a New York-based freelance writer. Before joining XO Group, Paige held positions at SELF and Cond? Nas ...

K. Aleisha Fetters

K. Aleisha Fetters

Contributing Writer

K. Aleisha Fetters, M.S., C.S.C.S., is a health and fitness writer and certified strength and conditioning specialist wi ...

Allie Early

Allie Early

Contributing Writer

Allie is a writer and editor based in Brooklyn. She’s passionate about running, hiking, yoga, Ultimate Frisbee and sco ...

Amanda MacMillan

Amanda MacMillan

Contributing Writer

Amanda MacMillan is a freelance health and science writer whose work has appeared in Runners World, Shape, O, Good House ...

Alison Feller

Alison Feller

Despite a lifetime as a competitive dancer who avoided running the mile in gym class, today Alison is a five-time marath ...

Alexis Farah

Alexis Farah

Contributing Writer

Alexis is a freelance lifestyle writer whose work has appeared in Self.com, Dermstore.com, Yahoo.com, Women's Health mag ...

Alexa Schirm

Alexa Schirm

Recipe Contributor

Alexa Schirm is a busy mom of three girls and the author behind the site, Simple Roots Wellness. She received her bachel ...

Ashley Macha

Ashley Macha

Contributing Writer

Ashley Macha is a New York City-based health and fitness editor, writer and social media strategist. Her passion for hea ...

Carmen Sturdy

Carmen Sturdy

Recipe Contributor

Carmen is a Canadian who moved to London, England after graduating from university. She has had a passion for cooking fr ...

Jessica Migala

Jessica Migala

Contributing Writer

Jessica Migala is a health and fitness freelance writer living just blocks away from Wrigley Field in Chicago. She jumps ...

Alex Orlov

Alex Orlov

Contributing Writer

After graduating from Hamilton College with a degree in Philosophy, Alex moved to NYC in June 2013 to pursue her love of ...

Emily Johnson

Emily Johnson

Contributing Writer

Emily is a freelance journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya who works in radio, video, print, and photography. Since graduat ...

Danielle Jackson

Danielle Jackson

Contributing Writer

Danielle is a senior at the University of Georgia with a love for food and an even bigger love for anything pop culture ...

Chris Ryan

Chris Ryan

Contributing Writer

Chris Ryan, C.S.C.S., is a former Division I athlete, top fitness model and personal trainer in NYC who regularly appea ...

Karla Walsh

Karla Walsh

Contributing Writer

Karla Walsh is a freelance writer, restaurant reviewer and level-one sommelier, who balances her love of food and drink ...