Hayley Helms Title: Contributor Education: California State University-San Marcos, B.A. in Communication Haley Helms is a San Diego-based freelance writer with more than seven years of experience writing about the outdoors, health and wellness, fitness, travel, and gear. Her work has appeared in Men's Journal, Men's Health, Shape, and Gear Patrol.After attending California State University San Marcos for college, she served as an editorial assistant at Transworld Snowboarding and contributing writer for Transworld Business. Soon, she was covering adventure sports and outdoor lifestyles as an associate editor for GrindTV.com.Her interest and expertise in adventure sports led to a position as gear and lifestyle editor for the Adventure Sports Network, where she regularly covered outdoor sports. She polished her social media skills as social and content consultant for the ALOHA Collection sports clothing company. She is currently a staff writer at Gear Patrol, an awarding-winning print and digital publication, store, and content studio. About Shape Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.