Rachel MacPherson

Rachel MacPherson, BA, CPT

Expertise

Exercise Nutrition, Fitness, Personal Training

Education

University of New Brunswick, York University

Highlights

I'm passionate about cutting through the fads and the noise to communicate health information clearly. I want readers to come away knowing what to do next and feeling like someone out there understands and is in their corner.

— Rachel MacPherson, BA, CPT

Experience

Rachel is a professional writer whose work has been published in Insider, Business Insider, Livestrong, The Upside, Byrdie, and more.

She writes about a wide range of topics, but her interests lie in health & wellness, parenting & family, and mental health. Outside of writing, she is a certified personal trainer and exercise nutritionist.

Education

Rachel received her bachelor's degree in Arts with Honours from the University of New Brunswick, where she majored in history and English. She also has a post-graduate certificate in content marketing from York University. She is a certified personal trainer, exercise nutritionist, and Pain-Free Performance Specialst. She is currently pursuing a pre/postnatal training certification, an advanced certification for coaching women and a youth exercise specialist certification. 

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