Yael Grauer is an independent journalist and the managing editor of the Performance Menu: Journal of Health and Athletic Excellence. Whether she’s analyzing trends in the industry, crafting engaging profiles or reporting on cutting edge research, Yael has an uncanny knack for getting to the core of the issue, and making even the most complex material accessible. Her work has been featured in Experience Life, Taste for Life, Massage & Bodywork, Natural Solutions, Second Opinion, the B-Word, Sherdog, T-Nation, Copyblogger, and more. A Minneapolis, Minn.-based freelance writer, Yael has written for various local publications and websites, including Edible Twin Cities, Savvy.mn, and the City Pages’ Hot Dish blog. Her work has been published in several books, including Blue Jean:What Young Women are Thinking, Saying and Doing and The Bust DIY Guide to Life: Making Your Way through Every Day. Yael is also a seasoned copyeditor and proofreader, and has helped polish manuscripts for books including New York Times bestseller The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet by Robb Wolf and Predatory Bureaucracy: The Extermination of Wolves and the Transformation of the West by Michael Robinson. Yael is a proud member of the Professional Editors Network, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the American Society of Journalists and Authors. In addition to her work as a freelance writer and editor, Yael frequently works with small businesses on search engine optimization (SEO), copywriting and communications. When she's not writing, Yael enjoys training in Olympic weightlifting and Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and spending time outdoors.