Julia Malacoff Title: Former Senior Editor Education: Wellesley College, B.A. in Art History Expertise: Personal Training Certification (Level 4 EREPS) , Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification Julia Malacoff is a writer and editor specializing in health, fitness, and nutrition, and holds a personal training certification (Level 4 EREPS) and the Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification. Before becoming a freelance writer, Julia served as a senior editor at Shape magazine and received her B.A. from Wellesley College. In addition to Shape, she's contributed to InStyle, Insider, Cosmopolitan, Fast Company, Popsugar, Healthline, and more. 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.