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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Here's the scene: You have a big event coming up and need a new dress. You rush to your favorite store, grab the first dress you think is your size and buy it, skipping the dressing room...

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What are you doing right this very second—besides reading this on your phone, tablet, or computer? Are you using any other kind of media device to, say, catch up the season premier of...

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First there was yoga on the beach, then yoga in the park, and now yoga...on I-beams? Rachel Brooke Smith, an actress and dancer, showed the beauty of her version of aerial yoga when she...

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Emma Watson proved she was no ordinary child actor when she took time out of her career to get her degree in English Lit from Brown University and now she's showing her...

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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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