Ashley Macha is a New York City-based health and fitness editor, writer and social media strategist. Her passion for health and fitness has led her to complete four marathons — most recently the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon — and more than a dozen half-marathons. She's also an avid CrossFitter and yogi. Ashley's work has appeared on Health.com, The Arizona Republic, CNN, Bustle.com, Yahoo Health and Everup.com. Ashley holds dual bachelor's degrees in journalism and nutrition communication from Arizona State University.
Articles by Ashley Macha
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