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After attending Louisiana State University for print journalism and obtaining minors in sports science and nutrition, Amanda went on to start a career in health journalism. Her work has appeared in a number of national and international outlets, including brands under the umbrellas of Dotdash Meredith, ViacomCBS, Red Ventures, Hearst, GoldmanSachs, Pillar4 Media, Trusted Media Brands, Leaf Group, and Executive Media Global LP.
Such brands include: Garage Gym Reviews, CNET, LIVESTRONG, CleanPlates, Verywell Fit, Verywell Mind, The Balance Money, Investopedia, Health, and more. She has also served as an expert resource and content reviewer for brands such as World Gym and Reebok.
After obtaining her personal trainer certification in 2017, Amanda worked as a floor trainer at LA Fitness and Gold’s Gym, as well as a group trainer for youth, high school, and collegiate sports prep at Traction Sports in Baton Rouge, LA.
Amanda’s personal training pursuits shifted online, and she now takes a limited number of virtual one-on-one clients each month.