Perri O. Blumberg

Perri O. Blumberg is a New York City-based freelance journalist who covers Gear and Fitness for Fatherly, with a special knack for viral fitness challenges.

Perri has written for a wide range of publications, including the New York Post, Travel & Leisure, Rolling Stone, Architectural Digest, Fox News, and many more. She was previously a senior staff writer at Southern Living, news editor at Men's Journal, and food editor at Reader's Digest. Perri holds a Bachelor’s in psychology and is also a culinary school graduate from the Natural Gourmet Institute. You can follow her on Twitter @66perristreet and check out her work on her website


The Dead Hang TikTok Fitness Trend Will Make Your Back Feel Amazing

This fundamental exercise not only improves shoulders and grip strength but also decompresses your aching back.

Viral Challenge

You Probably Don’t Have The Strength For This Viral “Broomstick Challenge”

And you almost certainly don't have the hip flexibility.

Dad Bod

You Probably Can’t Pass This “Old Man Test” That’s Viral on TikTok

This viral challenge actually says a lot about your strength and balance.


Birthday Gifts Your 13-Year-Old Will Love

Shopping for a 13-year-old isn't easy. Here's your way in.


How to Choose a Birthday Party Venue Your Kids Will Love

Finding a birthday party venue that kids like and parents don't hate is a delicate dance.


The Best Gifts for 14-Year-Olds

The days of your kids wanting unicorn and ninja junk have been replaced with an appreciation for things you recognize as cool. Happy shopping.


The Best Pens and Markers for School

Because every student needs a reliable pen.