Nicole LaMarco Nicole is a First Degree Black Black in Taekwondo and specializes in writing about fitness, Martial Arts, nutrition, health and wellness, mental health, technology, and more.Her work has been featured in Health Digest, SHAPE, Verywell Fit, Insider, Livestrong, and Lifewire, among others."It's hard to stay updated on the most recent health and fitness information from studies. My goal is to help you stay healthy and informed via easy-to-read and interesting articles you can focus on other important things in your life." - Nicole 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.