Amanda Capritto, ACE-CPT, INHC, is a health expert and writer, contributing to outlets such as Health Magazine, Health Journal, Aaptiv magazine, and more. She also spearheaded the wellness vertical for tech platform CNET, and she blogs for nutrition and fitness companies while also writing medical content for healthcare providers around the U.S.
Amanda earned her Bachelor of Arts in mass communication from Louisiana State University with minors in sports studies and nutrition science. She also earned her personal training certification from American Council on Exercise (ACE), integrative nutrition health coaching certification, and CrossFit L-1 certification.
When she's not writing, she's probably coaching CrossFit classes at the gym in her current home of Southern California. In her free time, Amanda loves doing anything outdoors: hiking, biking, skydiving, you name it.
Just eat whole foods and move your body regularly. After a long battle with disordered eating and compulsive exercise, I realized that the minutia isn't worth it — humans were meant to move and to eat, and you should find ways of doing both that fill you with joy! You should pursue good health, of course, but you should also pursue happiness and freedom from food constraints.
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