Malia Frey

Malia Frey, M.A., ACE-CHC, CPT

Health Coach, Personal Trainer


Weight Loss Management, Nutrition, Exercise, Fitness, Weight Loss, Wellness


University of Michigan, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)


Yes, weight loss is challenging. But with a strong network of support and an inventory of good information you can reach your goal. I hope to guide your weight loss journey by providing the most current information, facts about fads and trends, diet tips and helpful exercise advice so that you not only reach, but are also able to maintain, a healthy body and mind.

— Malia Frey, M.A., ACE-CHC, CPT


Malia has a strong interest in working with special populations and those who feel alienated by the traditional fitness scene. She writes evidence-based health and weight loss content for both online and print publications. Currently, she is a full-time health writer and part-time trainer, contributing to outlets like Muscle and Fitness, Men's Fitness, Muscle and Fitness Hers, GetHealthyU, WorldLifestyle, ZLivingTV, and MyFitnessPal.

Malia works with physicians, registered dietitians, behavioral health specialists, and fitness professionals to develop web content, instructional materials, and news articles that guide dieters through the process of setting and reaching their weight loss goals.


Malia has a bachelor's degree in Communications from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a master's degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is also an ACE-certified health coach (CHC), certified personal trainer (CPT), weight management specialist, fitness nutrition specialist, and behavior change specialist. She is a graduate of the National Institutes of Health Medicine in the Media program.

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