Emily Beers is a health, fitness, and nutrition writer with a master’s in journalism from the University of Western Ontario. She has coached at MadLab School of Fitness in Vancouver since 2009. A former college basketball player and rower, Emily competed at the 2014 CrossFit Games and has worked with CrossFit Inc.'s media team for eight years. She’s written for Precision Nutrition, OPEX Fitness, BarBend, Breaking Muscle, and many others. You can catch up with her at her website, Untangling the Mess, or on Facebook and Instagram.