Lauren Bedosky Title: Freelance health and fitness writer Education: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, B.A. in English Language and Literature Lauren Bedosky is a freelance health and fitness writer who specializes in covering running and strength training topics. She regularly contributes to top websites and publications such as Everyday Health, Men's Health, Women's Health, MyFitnessPal, SilverSneakers, Runner's World, Experience Life, Prevention, AARP, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, UnitedHealthcare, Livestrong, Fitness, Shape, Family Circle, Healthline, Self, Redbook, and Women's Running.Lauren attended the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, where she earned her bachelor's degree in English Language and Literature.When she's not writing about health and fitness — her favorite topics being anything related to running and strength training — she's reading up on the latest and greatest news in the field and working on her own health goals. About Shape Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.