Everyone had to start somewhere — even the pros. Learn from their mistakes (and those they see every day) to enter the weight room with more confidence.
Jessica Migala is a health and fitness freelance writer living just blocks away from Wrigley Field in Chicago. She jumpstarted her career at Prevention magazine in New York City before realizing that the Windy City was her place. In love with running, cooking, ice cream, and traveling, she most recently spent time trying (but failing) to spot the Northern Lights in Iceland. Jessica has written for O, The Oprah Magazine, Women's Health, Runner's World, SELF, Cosmopolitan, and more. She lives with her husband and opinionated (but adorable) beagle.
Articles by Jessica Migala
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