Jess Barron


Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Past articles by Jess:

One Easy Exercise With 31 Proven Health and Fitness Benefits

Walking can improve your mood, boost endorphins, reduce fatigue and lower your stress hormones. What are you waiting for? Head for a stroll. → Read More

Congresswoman Mia Love Encourages Women to Step Up and Lean In

Republican Congresswoman Mia Love spoke to LIVESTRONG about the roadblocks faced as a woman — and why ladies everywhere should not let these roadblocks hold them back. → Read More

Chellie Pingree on Why Organic and Local Food Is an Important Issue for All Americans

LIVESTRONG's Jess Barron caught up with Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (the only organic farmer serving in U.S. Congress). Here's what she had to say about the issues surrounding organic and local food. → Read More

Fishing for Answers: Wild-Caught or Farm-Raised Fish — Which Is Better?

Even though more than 300 species of fish and shellfish are sold in the U.S., only three types – shrimp, salmon and tuna – make up more than 55 percent of the seafood Americans consume. There are two primary methods: farm-raised or wild caught. But which is better for you and for the planet? → Read More

Dormify Co-Founder Amanda Zuckerman Shares Her Top Business and Self-Care Tips

Amanda Zuckerman co-founded Dormify, a one-stop-shop for small space decorating and design, while she was in college. She shared her career advice and tips for work-life balance. → Read More

Bando Boss Babe Jen Gotch Shares Her 13 Secret Weapons

While her quirky design shop,, is all about pastel and rainbow Instagram-ready confections, founder and chief creative officer Jen Gotch talks openly about her ongoing battles with anxiety and depression. Here are her secrets for success. → Read More

Maria Shriver's important mission for women's brain health and America's Adderall epidemic

Journalist, author and former first lady of California Maria Shriver and her daughter Christina Schwarzenegger sat down with LIVESTRONG's Jess Barron to discuss their new documentary "Take Your Pills." → Read More

Maria Shriver reveals Barbara Walters' excellent career advice

Journalist and TV personality Barbara Walters gave Shriver a piece of important advice at the beginning of her career. → Read More

How Maria Menounos Found Out She Had a Brain Tumor and Her Important Health Advice

In 2017, while her mother Litsa was battling stage four brain cancer, TV and radio host Maria Menounos found out that she also had a brain tumor. → Read More

Autumn Calabrese Reveals How Fitness Will Make Us Stronger At Life

According to top fitness trainer Autumn Calabrese, fitness teaches us inner and outer strength. She reveals her 4 favorite self-care rituals and go-to healthy meals and snacks. → Read More

Jillian Michaels' 4 Top Fitness and Wellness Tips

Should you be consuming caffeine, meditating or drinking alcohol if you want to get fit? Fitness expert Jillian Michaels' top tips may surprise you. → Read More

LIVESTRONG's 2018 Wellness Trends Guide

LIVESTRONG.COM's 2018 wellness predictions are in. Read on to find out what's going to be on everyone's radars next year. → Read More

10 Free Workouts to Get You Fitter and Stronger

Here are 10 free workout videos and a daily calendar to get you into the best shape of your life in just 35 minutes a day. → Read More

4 Ways the STRONGER Challenge Will Make 2018 Your Fittest Year Yet

Want to lose weight and get fit this year? Here's how you get started. Plus! Celebrity trainer motivations. → Read More

How to Take Your BEFORE Photos

No matter what fitness program you're doing, it’s not just the numbers on the scale that will help you see your results. Here's how to take your BEFORE photos. → Read More

The Impossible Burger Can Change the Planet and Has Us Obsessed

LIVESTRONG recently hosted an intimate dinner with Chef Tal Ronnen at Crossroads Kitchen on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles to try the Impossible Burger. → Read More

What Is the 8-Week STRONGER Fitness Challenge and How Do I Join?

Want to lose weight and get fitter in just 8 weeks? Here's how to join our free challenge group for support and motivation. → Read More

STRONGER Challenge Motivation Day 7: Hooray for Rest Days!

Rest days are the best days! Celebrity trainer Nicky Holender tells why it's essential to take rest days. → Read More

The Best Healthy Holiday Gifts to Give and to Receive

Looking for some special gift ideas to make you a hero during the holidays? The Livestrong team made a list of on-trend products we are loving this winter. 1. Bandolier Phone Case If you have a busy gal-on-the-go on your holiday list who needs a stylish way to carry her iPhone in all sorts of situations, get her a Bandolier cross body. It truly is life-changing! Bandolier has options to fit… → Read More

The New MyQuit Coach App Helps Make Quitting Smoking a Reality

If you know someone who smokes and wants to quit, MyQuit Coach is a new free app that will make quitting a reality. Get your own personalized plan to quit! → Read More