Molly Ritterbeck Editorial Director

Molly Ritterbeck is a writer and editor with over a decade of experience covering fitness, health, nutrition, and how-to content for print and digital media publications. She formerly held staff positions at Runner’s World, Bicycling, Greatist, Complex, and Fitness magazine. She is a certified personal trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM-CPT) and a certified run coach with the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA).

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Christopher Hunt DEPUTY EDITOR

Christopher Hunt is a writer and editor with more than 15 years of experience covering sports, fitness, health, and lifestyle content. His work has appeared in the New York Daily News, The Journal News, ESPN New York, Men’s Fitness, and AskMen. A former Division I track athlete and current strength training junkie, he’s on an unending search for the training session that burns the most.

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Vidya Rao Managing Editor

Vidya Rao is a writer and editor with more than a decade of experience creating lifestyle and branded content, particularly focusing on food and wellness. Her work has appeared in, Eating Well,, and The Spruce Eats, among others and she has led content at Square and Uber Eats. She’s a graduate of health-supportive culinary school Natural Gourmet Institute and has a Master’s in Journalism from Columbia University.

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Lindsay Berra Senior Sports Writer

Lindsay Berra is a journalist with over two decades of experience covering sports and fitness for ESPN Magazine,, MLB Network, Sports Business Journal, The New York Times, Baseball America, Fast Company, Men’s Health and other outlets. Lindsay received her degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she played varsity softball and men’s club ice hockey. She is the oldest grandchild of Yogi and Carmen Berra and is a board member at the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center in Little Falls, NJ. She is a CrossFit coach, yogi, cyclist, runner, hiker and golfer.

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Susie Reiner Science Writer

Susie Reiner is a Ph.D. candidate in Human and Sport Performance and holds her M.S. in Exercise Science and Health Promotion. She is a college lecturer in Exercise Science and has more than 10 years of experience in the fitness industry working in commercial, community, and collegiate settings. She holds way too many certifications but the highlights include: Certified Exercise Physiologist (ACSM), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Personal Trainer (NSCA), and Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM). Her research has been published in the ACSM Health and Fitness Journal, NSCA’s Tactical Strength and Conditioning Report, and Journal of Human Sport and Exercise. 

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Karen Iorio Adelson Editorial Writer

Karen Iorio Adelson is a writer specializing in lifestyle and fitness journalism. Her work has appeared in publications including New York, The Strategist, and Racked. She's also an avid runner and six-time marathoner. She has covered topics including strength training techniques, sports nutrition, athletic training, and injury prevention, and has experience translating complex concepts into serviceable content. A graduate of Dartmouth College, she also has a Master of Fine Arts degree in creative writing from The New School.

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Sahar Aman Editorial Manager

Sahar Aman is a writer and editor with over ten years of international experience in the lifestyle and wellness space. Her work has appeared in print and online publications such as Globe and Mail, Culture Trip, and more.

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Lauren Antonucci Contributor

Lauren Antonucci is a registered dietitian (RD) and the owner and director of Nutrition Energy, a nutrition counseling practice based in New York City. Antonucci has been a Board Certified Sports Dietitian (CSSD) and a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) for over 15 years. She is a mom of three, runner, Ironman triathlete, and author of the recently released book High-Performance Nutrition.

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Jenessa Connor Contributor

Jenessa Connor is a NASM-certified trainer and freelance fitness writer. Her work has appeared in publications including Runner’s World, Oxygen, Backpacker, Shape, Men’s Journal, and What to Expect.

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Rozalynn Frazier Contributor

Rozalynn S. Frazier is an award-winning, multimedia journalist, NASM-certified personal trainer, and behavior change specialist living in New York City. A proud graduate of Spelman College and New York University, she has more than 20 years of experience creating and editing content. Her work has appeared in various print and digital publications, including Shape, SELF, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Runner’s World, Bicycling, Real Simple, Cosmopolitan, and O.

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Matthew Kadey Contributor

Matthew Kadey is a registered dietitian (RD) and nutrition writer based in Ontario, Canada. His work has appeared in numerous print and online publications including Men's Health, Oxygen, Shape, Runner's World, and Bicycling. He is also the author of Rocket Fuel: Power-Packed Food for Sports + Adventure.

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Jess Kapadia Contributor

Jess Kapadia is a lifestyle writer, editor, and multimedia journalist with 13 years of experience. Her work has appeared in Saveur, Food Republic, Salon, Food52, LIVEKINDLY, and other publications. Jess lives in Brooklyn with her cats, Frasier and Niles.

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Michelle Konstantinovsky Contributor

Michelle Konstantinovsky is a San Francisco-based freelance journalist, marketing specialist, ghostwriter, and UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism alum. She’s written extensively on health, body image, entertainment, lifestyle, design, and tech for outlets such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, Scientific American, Shape, Self, WIRED, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Teen Vogue, O: The Oprah Magazine, Seventeen, Slate, SPIN, and more. She has also served as the health and wellness editor at Fitbit and senior health writer at One Medical.

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Ashley Mateo Contributor

Ashley Mateo is a writer and editor with over a decade’s worth of experience covering fitness and health for print and online publications including the Wall Street Journal, Runner's World, Men’s Journal, Redbook, and more. She is a certified run coach with the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) and United Endurance Sports Coaching Academy (UESCA) as well as a dedicated marathoner and strength training enthusiast.

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Elizabeth Millard Contributor

Elizabeth Millard is a writer specializing in health and fitness, as well as a certified personal trainer with the American Council on Exercise (ACE-CPT) and a Yoga Alliance registered yoga teacher. Her work has appeared in Women’s Health, SELF, Runner’s World, Verywell Fit, and numerous other print and online publications.

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Amy Schlinger Contributor

Amy Schlinger is a writer and editor who regularly interviews renowned medical professionals, elite trainers, nutrition experts, professional athletes, and celebrities. She has over 11 years of experience covering health, fitness, nutrition, and lifestyle topics for numerous print and online publications including Shape, SELF, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Outside, Runner’s World, and more. She is a certified personal trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM-CPT), Kettlebell trainer, and dedicated athlete.

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Tonal Team

The Tonal Editorial Team is a group of writers, journalists, and editors on a mission to educate, serve, motivate, and inspire everyone to be their strongest. Drawing on decades of research and a diverse team of experts, we're passionate about helping others transform their lives through health and fitness.

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