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Amy Marturana Winderl, C.P.T.

Amy is a freelance writer who covers health, fitness, outdoors, and travel. She is an ACE-certified personal trainer and a PRONatal pre/postnatal performance training specialist. She received her B.A. in journalism from the SI Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

You can find her work here on SELF, and on various other websites and in print publications including Livestrong, Health, HealthCentral, Women's Health, Cosmopolitan, and more. When she's not busy writing or editing, you can find her running, hiking, trying a new recipe from Pinterest, working on DIY home renovations, or tending to her beloved houseplants.

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