Guess What? Shape Magazine's Cover is Wearing A Bikini. What Are the Odds? They Say It's Hilary Duff, Although It Doesn't Look Like Her
Beneath the photo you can read the words they are attributing to Hilary. The writer sounds like they want Hilary to be able to identify with people in their 20's, 30's and 40's, hence the additional article designed for the 20, 30, 0r 40 year old crowd. I also am not sure that this writer even knows who Hilary Duff is. Is the same belly button from the past three issues?
Like many women, Hilary has had a love-hate relationship with her body. “I definitely felt the pressure to lose weight,” she recalls. “So my best friend and I decided to get into shape. We started eating only protein and veggies. No bread, no desserts. I wasn’t starving myself, but I wasn’t eating a balanced diet and I did get too thin.
After Hilary’s sister, Haylie, gave her a reality check, she explains to Shape, “I learned that you have to balance things. If I’m going to eat bread, I’ll skip dessert, or if I know I want dessert, I won’t have pasta. Once I started eating healthier, I put on weight and looked much better,” she says. “When I see the pictures of me at my thinnest, I know I never want to look like that again.”
“I’m lucky because I have my life figured out in terms of how I’m going to support myself.” But work isn’t everything. “I hope that by the time I’m 40 I’m making movies and being creative. But I also hope that I will have slowed down enough to enjoy my life and my family, too.”
“You’ll never hear me say, ‘Ugh, I have to go to Pilates,’” says Hilary. “I love what it does for my body. It keeps me toned and feeling strong. That’s all the motivation I need.”
1. Leg raises with a band Tie the ends of a resistance band together to make a small circle (about 12 inches in diameter), loop it around your ankles, and lie on your right side with your legs extended; use your left arm in front of you for balance. Lift your left leg up as high as you can and lower until the band is just barely taut. Do 6 sets of 8 reps per side. “This is great for the butt and outer thighs,” says Jensen.