Amber Brenza

Amber Brenza

Writer/Editor based in New York, NY

Currently: Tonic (Vice.com) Formerly: Dr. Oz The Good Life, Prevention, and Men's Health

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Jerk Magazine Blog

Too Much of a Good Thing

Hi. My name is Amber, and I’m addicted to exercise. I’m not kidding. I exercise five to seven days a week, spending no less than an hour (most of the time, two) working it out. And if I ever miss o......

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February | 2012 | JERK | Page 2

Feb 19, 2012 ... They had a good life. And what's a better excuse for buying new clothes than literally having nothing to wear to the gym? —Amber Brenza ......

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Dear Freshmen, You Can Finally Relax.

Five years ago when I was in my freshman year of college, I was terrified at the thought of gaining the “freshman 15.” Weight-gain in college seemed inevitable: I was surrounded with greasy dining ......

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Morbid Thoughts

How often do you think about death? Probably not very often – unless there’s an episode of Law & Order: SVU on, or you’re re-watching Ryan Gosling in Drive for the millionth time. But according......

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Driving Distracted

A few years ago as I was driving home from my summer job, I was witness to an on-foot police chase. “Witness” makes it sound like a big deal, when in reality, I really just saw a man being chased b......

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Blogs We Like: Disney Face Swap

disneyfaceswap.tumblr.com Before you say anything, I am well aware of my age. Yes, I am a 23-year-old girl who will forever have a soft spot for the Wonderful World of Disney. So maybe those innoce......

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Party Rock is in the House

Invited to an off-campus party this weekend? Don’t count on out-drinking the hosts. According to a recent study by Ohio State University, hosts of off-campus parties drink a great deal more than th......

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Bad Breakup? Whatever You Do, Don't Vent!

When you can’t forgive, forget; when you can’t forget, accept… …But whatever you do, try not to vent. When an ex-boyfriend broke up with me two years ago, the time I didn’t spend crying and listeni......

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Sweatiquette

I have a confession: I don’t always wipe down the machines at the gym after I’m done using them. I know, I’m a terrible person; but sometimes I’m in a hurry! Trust me though, that walk from whateve......

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October | 2011 | JERK | Page 2

Oct 29, 2011 ... Tags: Amber Brenza, cake pops, calories, Greek yogurt, moderation, muscles, overindulging, post-workout, refueling snack, sleep, sports drinks ......