Charlotte Hilton Andersen

Charlotte Hilton Andersen is the author of the book The Great Fitness Experiment: One Year of Trying Everything which has been featured in Shape, Fitness, Prevention, and Women's Health UK among others. She runs the popular health and fitness website of the same name, where she tries out a new workout every month, specializing in exercise, body image and oversharing. She was named one of Demand Media's top 3 bloggers for 2010, one of Fitness magazine's favorite fitness bloggers and a fitness expert by Experience Life Magazine's A Revolutionary Act. In addition to writing for Shape she also writer for The Huffington Post, Redbook magazine, iVillage, Men's Fitness, and BlogHer on a regular basis. In addition she has been featured on ABC's 20/20 and Fox's morning show and interviewed on Fox, NBC and many radio stations.  A former professor, her night job is grading the SAT essay where she gets to grade 500 high-school essays each answering the same prompt, causing her to remove all sharp pencils from the room lest she poke her eyes out rather than read one more . She is a mom of 5 currently going crazy in Minnesota. 

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Pull your pink corvette over, Barbie—there's a new doll on the street. Lammily, the "new normal" doll is poised to knock the busty blond off her pedestal. (Not hard to do really, since...

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Gwyneth Paltrow is known for her superhuman commitment to her healthy lifestyle. Her three-...

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Calorific, a new free app, aims to make healthy eating a little easier by showing you what 200 calories really look like in donuts, strawberries, and more
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Not only are they ridiculously easy, but these exercises offer major fat-burning, toning, and strength training benefits
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Think cheerleaders aren't real athletes? Try this plan from the Minnesota Vikings squad. We dare you!
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Facing down the big 3-0 (or 4-0 or 1-0-0) can be understandably scary. There's something about realizing you're on the brink of a whole new decade to make you rethink, well, everything....

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If you are sad that you don't live in New York and are missing out on the Cronut trend, dry your eyes. The flaky, sugary lovechild of the donut and the croissant is ...

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Ever feel like there was just something missing from your new bikini? It's your favorite color, it flatters your butt and never gives you a front-wedgie, and yet you'd like your girls to...

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have made a career out of looking alike (although the famous twins are fraternal, not identical) but after the duo stepped...

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