Amy Schlinger Title: Writer and editor Education: James Madison University Writer and editor with over 10 years of experienceNational Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) Experience Amy Schlinger is a skilled reporter, writer, and editor with over 10 years of experience covering health, fitness, wellness, nutrition, and lifestyle topics. Amy is a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT), and is certified in Kettlebell Training. She has run six half marathons, completed two triathlons, biked two century rides, finished two Tough Mudder races, and four Spartan races, including a beast at the Spartan World Championships at Squaw Mountain in North Lake Tahoe. Education Amy earned her bachelor's degree in media arts and design with a concentration in journalism from James Madison University. About Health Health, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.