Jessica Murtaugh Verywell Fit

Jessica Murtaugh


University of Nebraska, National Academy of Sports Medicine


Jessica Murtaugh, CPT, is a writer for Verywell fit located in Los Angeles, CA.


Jessica Murtaugh, CPT, is a digital marketing and branding consultant living in Los Angeles, CA. A personal trainer and media professional, she is passionate about life-long, balanced wellness supported by science-based fitness and nutrition. She is interested in helping people reach personal goals and fulfill their potential through sustainable, healthy lifestyles to achieve optimal quality of life and mobility.


Jessica has her bachelor of science from the University of Nebraska at Kearney and is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

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