Emily Beers is a health, fitness and nutrition writer. She has also been coaching fitness at MadLab School of Fitness in Vancouver, B.C. since 2009. A former college basketball player and rower, Emily became heavily involved in CrossFit after finishing her Masters degree in journalism at the University of Western Ontario. She competed at the 2014 CrossFit Games and also worked with CrossFit Inc.'s media team for eight years. You can also find her work at Precision Nutrition, OPEX Fitness, Barbend, Breaking Muscle and a host of other fitness and nutrition companies and media outlets.