Amanda Reck

Associate Editor

Amanda Reck graduated from Johns Hopkins University, summa cum laude, with a B.A. in Writing Seminars and double minor in Russian and History of Art. Her work has been published in Falling Star Magazine, Goblin Fruit, Locust, & Measure Press. Currently living in NY, NY, she is working as Associate Editor for and is a board member of Tails of Hope Foundation.


Best Lower Abs Exercise To Increase Muscle Definition

While it is probably most effective to target the abs as a whole, it is possible to independently work the upper and lower abdominal muscles.1 And, for certain ...

5 Best Shoulder Exercises For Bigger Shoulders

Working your shoulders should be an important part of your training routine. Not only for looks – because bigger shoulders will create the ideal V of a strong...

5 Best Lower Back Stretches After Sitting All Day

Sitting all day is definitely not good for our backs, but since most of are stuck at a desk for 8 or more hours a day, it is inevitable that we feel stiff. The ...

What Is The Best Warm Up Routine Before A Workout?

With a busy schedule, sometimes warming up can seem like the last thing you want to do before getting into the meat of your workout. You may think that without ...

FitLinks: 3 Quick & Easy Holiday Workout Ideas

The holidays are fun, but they can also be hectic, making it hard to follow your usual schedule. To make sure you fit in fitness, here are some exercises, tips,...

FitLinks: Best After Thanksgiving Workout To Try

This week, we’ve got a short & sweet list of links all related to Thanksgiving. We hope you enjoyed the holiday, spent it with family and friends, an...

FitLinks: High Blood Sugar Can Zap Brainpower

Ever had a day where you felt like you couldn’t remember a thing? One culprit for forgetfulness is high blood sugar – whether or not you have diabetes or ot...

FitLinks: High Protein Diet Helps Reduce Rebound Weight Gain

It’s effort to lose weight in the first place – and it can be extremely frustrating once you reach the maintenance phase if you rebound a bit. Because the b...

FitLinks: Fitness Rules That Winners Follow

Is consistency really the secret to success? Even the best athletes don’t always want to push that extra mile or lift the extra set, but those who come up wit...

FitLinks: How Air Travel Affects Athletic Performance

Many of us are getting ready to do a lot of traveling for the holidays, and flying can wreak havoc on our bodies. Dehydration, lack of movement, and time change...
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