In her first Editor's Letter, Amy laid out a new vision for WH: one based on inclusion, encouragement, and the realism essential to sticking with a healthier lifestyle.
In another first, Amy declared that WH would replace fitness models with readers of all shapes and sizes in the monthly "15-Minute Workout" column.
To promote a story in the issue about the adult effects of having a strong father-daughter relationship, Amy wrote about her own dad and his unending support.
Amy made the radical move to drop two long-standing WH coverlines in service of body positivity. Praise from press and readers ricocheted online and across social.
When a college student wrote to WH asking to intern at its "fempire," Amy used her platform to promote feminism…and offer the young woman a job.
Here, Amy rolled out WH's new motto: Badass With a Heart. On Instagram, readers showed their approval: twice the typical likes and engagement.