Sharon Liao Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Sharon is a Redondo Beach, California-based freelance writer and editor specializing in health, nutrition, and fitness. Her work has appeared in Better Homes & Gardens, Real Simple, Fitness, Reader's Digest, and more. Previously, she has held editing positions at Better Homes & Gardens, Whole Living, VIV, and espnW.com. She holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 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.