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Alexa Mellardo

Alexa Mellardo

About author

Alexa is the Mind + Body Deputy Editor of Eat This, Not That!, overseeing the M+B channel and delivering compelling fitness, wellness, and self-care topics to readers. Previously, she was the Travel and Experiences Editor of Elite Daily, where she managed the outlet's travel, social media, holiday, and experiences content. Most recently, she wore the hat of Lead Recipe Editor of Mashed, Tasting Table, and Health Digest. There, she managed a team of recipe developers, editors, and writers to curate the best, deliciously crafted recipes to the outlets' readers.

In her free time, Alexa is all about healthy cooking and eating, traveling, exercising, zen-ing out with yoga, blogging, and her two pups.

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Articles by Alexa Mellardo

mature couple doing planks
800 Gram Challenge
woman opens and looks into fridge, concept of the best snack to lose belly fat
woman doing stair sprints outdoors, concept of high-intensity cardio exercises for weight loss
woman breathing exercise on couch, concept of 4-7-8 breathing technique
man making protein shake, concept of bad habits to lose muscle mass
mature man doing rowing exercise, concept of strength exercises to stay fit
woman thinking of cake, concept of food noise
fit woman running outdoors, concept of best type of exercise for weight loss
yerba mate in gourd and leaves, concept of yerba mate for weight loss
two women making hearts with their hands, concept of exercise to boost heart health
kombucha bottles and cans
close-up holding bowl of oatmeal with berries, concept if eating oatmeal can make you gain weight
eggs on avocado toast with baby tomatoes, concept of what eating eggs does to your waistline
raw meat, concept of high-protein Dukan diet
bone broth in cup, concept of drinking bone broth for weight loss
woman walking on a treadmill, concept of how fast to walk on treadmill for weight loss
winter weekend in The Berkshires trip split image
mature woman riding bike, concept of tips to stay active as you age
woman stepping on scale, concept of how much weight to safely lose in a month
mature woman doing tree pose
woman doing forearm plank in apartment, concept of morning bodyweight workout for weight loss
Brooks Running shoes
fit woman doing dumbbell raises exercise at the gym, concept of exercises for slimmer arms
superfoods on white counter or table, concept of the best superfood for weight loss
mature, fit man doing planks or pushups, concept of tips to boost muscle growth after 50
fitness woman measuring waistline, concept of waist-slimming exercises
Vuori jackets split image
backward walking concept
yoga instructor doing different yoga poses, concept of yoga exercises to stay mobile