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. 

Americans may have let out a collective sigh of relief since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced obesity rates had plateaued in 2012, but over the past 12 year...

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As any new mom can attest, pumping breast milk can really suck—and not in the right way. Science to the rescue! MIT recently announced it will be holding a "...

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Love puppies and hate cancer? Then you're in luck, as you may soon be able to turn to Doggie Howlser, M.D., as one way to detect cancer early on, when it's most treatable. The ...

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Condom or pull-n-pray? For years, women have had to handle most of the birth control. (Except that last method. Don't do that.) If a man wanted to make sure he wasn't going to be a daddy...

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Did you watch the video of (now ex-) Ravens player Ray Rice punch his then-fiance (now wife) Janay in the head, knocking her unconscious and then dragging her out of the...

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As the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for ALS (Lou Gehrig's...

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Getting up close and personal with your gyno isn't on the top of anyone's to-do list, but neither is getting cancer. So most of us show up for our yearly exam, put on the paper gown, and...

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Well, this is embarrassing: When a recent survey by U.K. cancer...

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Thought Idaho was the potato state? Not...

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Are you reading this on your phone? Chances are yes, you're staring at a tiny screen right this minute—that is, if you're like the women in a recent study who reported being on their...

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