Amber Brenza

Amber Brenza

Writer/Editor based in New York, NY

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

  • 155
  • 27K
stories for
Amber Brenza's stories for
Show all
Open uri20140427 7813 3i18wp article
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......

Open uri20140427 7813 17js4dv article
Jerk Magazine Blog

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 ......

Open uri20140427 7813 gnvmov article
Jerk Magazine Blog

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 ......

Open uri20140427 7813 obtekz article
Jerk Magazine Blog

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......

Open uri20140427 7813 qlma61 article
Jerk Magazine Blog

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......

Open uri20140427 7813 105bucw article
Jerk Magazine Blog

Blogs We Like: Disney Face Swap 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......

Open uri20140427 7813 1dlrvip article
Jerk Magazine Blog

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......

Open uri20140427 7813 9cx2oj article
Jerk Magazine Blog

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......

Open uri20140427 7813 la2siu article
Jerk Magazine Blog


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......

Open uri20140427 7813 dtag71 article
Jerk Magazine Blog

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 ......