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Exercise Your Pitches to Fitness

Fitness may be targeted to the active female, but its stories go beyond just the latest ab exercises.  In addition to fitness, the pub’s sections include beauty, health and diet/nutrition, giving freelancers plenty of content to pitch.

The key, however, is crafting your pitch creatively and tailoring the subject matter to the magazine’s readers. For instance, instead of pitching a general health piece on back pain, one freelancer proposed a research-driven story on how exercise can help prevent and even alleviate the condition. She got the assignment.

Get a full list of editors’ email addresses in How to Pitch: Fitness. [Mediabistro AvantGuild subscription required]

Andrea Hackett

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Pitch Your Magazine Article

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