Before social media became a thing (and a job!), we were getting all our fitness inspo from the good ole internet. Well, as much as we’re addicted to Instagram, we still get our fitness tips, tricks, and inspiration from health and fitness blogs. The best fitness blogs give experts a platform to share their experiences and advice in whatever format works best for them, as opposed to being limited to 140 characters or 60 second videos. But… we get it, the best health and fitness blogs are hard to find! There’s a lot to sort through on the internet before you find the most credible sources. Well, don’t fret, we’ve got your covered. Whether you’re looking for something to read every day or need a quick dinner idea, we’ve put together a list of the best fitness blogs out there!
There is so much information on the internet about how to get in shape, stay in shape, and feed your shape. It’s nearly impossible to know what to believe. So instead of ripping your hair out trying to sort through contradicting claims, check out these fitness professionals that have been in their fields for over a decade and have proven methods that work. These trained pros will give you the honest truth and debunk the fitness myths out there for you on their amazing fitness blogs.
This one’s for your inner runner (or for those of you who want to get started running). Danica takes you through her training and performance at all the races she competes in. Whether she is going for a PR or just running for fun, she will take you through the ups and downs, while always staying positive.
Do you even lift, girl? Because no one ever said it was only for guys. Nia Shanks is all about the tips and tricks that actually work. No gimmicks here, just all experience and empowerment. This is one of the best blogs for women to find tips on topics like: simple fat loss, body weight workouts and beginner strength training, with a little lifestyle sprinkled in.
Ever wanted to pack up your life, hit the road and travel everywhere? Meet Sophie, who left her 9-5 job and set out to fill the hole she felt inside. Her stories are full of the most badass, inspiring and challenging experiences that scare and excite you in equal measure. Not only is she an inspiring wanderlust, she’s a competitive endurance athlete, using her fitness blog to show you how she can get her training in regardless of where she is.
Unsure if the fitness info you’re getting is fact or myth? Check out Mark’s Daily Apple! It’ll have you questioning everything anyone has ever told you about fitness. Mark’s goal is to empower people to take full responsibility of their own health and enjoyment of life by investigating, discussing, and critically rethinking everything we’ve assumed to be true about health and wellness. This is a must read among fitness blogs, not only for its content, but also to be part of the community it’s built. Be inspired and supported!
Marisa Inda is a personal trainer who does not train lightly. She’ll teach you how to smash your goals and keep you motivated all along the way. She’s a former gymnast and bodybuilder and insists she’ll be lifting for the rest of her life. (Crazy? Maybe, but we love it!!) Though her training might not be easy (maybe even a little cruel), you’ll see the results you want, which her clients back her up on. If you’re needing a little extra motivation, Marisa will tell you how to kick your butt into shape with her awesome fitness blog!
It isn’t always easy to get up early in the morning and head out the door for a run, but Melissa Williams does it anyway. If you need motivation to run, tune into this obsessive runner’s blog. She shares her ups and downs of training and will give you a recap of her accomplishments at her races. She strides through life one run at a time, while feeding her addictions for half marathons, caffeine and guac. Once you start reading this fitness blog, the obsessive running becomes infectious!
The best yoga teachers can be though to catch — they’re always on the move teaching classes around the world. That doesn’t mean you have to miss out on their practice and teachings, though. On these yoga blogs you can find free YouTube videos of how to practice yoga and stay mindful of the present. There are also great communities to join via yoga blogs so you’ll never feel alone on your journey, even if you practice alone!
Learn the thoughts and teachings of one of the most respected yoga teachers out there. Tara is the founder of Strala Yoga, which focuses on a revolutionary approach to healing through movement. There’s an endless supply of teaching on her yoga blog about how to be mindful of the present and appreciate yourself. We can all use a little self love and forgiveness; Tara will give you a starting place. If you love her teaching and want to practice like her, she shares free flows on her YouTube channel.
Rachel is a free spirit and a pioneer. She was one of the first people in the world to take yoga from the mat and onto a paddle board! She gives an honest account of her yoga lifestyle, which includes traveling all over the world to lead retreats and master classes. Somehow she manages to still provide her readers with fashion, love, music, and yoga tutorials every Thursday with this awesome yoga blog. With a soul as sweet as hers, you are truly missing out if you aren’t reading this.
There are thousands of accounts all over Instagram teaming with gorgeous pictures of gorgeous women practicing yoga, which makes Brian a huge breath of fresh air in the yoga world. He delivers honest stories about his journey with yoga, meditation (no they aren’t the same), and other modes of fitness. He encourages everyone be their true self and nothing else while explaining the benefits of yoga, making this one of our favorite health and fitness blogs out there!
J. Brown shares his heartbreaking story of how he came to practice yoga. Needing an outlet for grief and anger, he found his release through this practice. This is one of the best fitness blogs if you use any type of exercise as an emotional release. Brown guides you on a path to release all the negativity and embrace the goodness of the world. Everyone could use a little bit of that, so whether you read the whole blog or only a few posts, be sure to check it out!
If you are struggling on any journey in your life and don’t want to be alone, READ THIS. This space is a place where creativity, intentions, positivity and passion are encouraged and embraced. A place where questions can be asked, relationships created and so much can be learned. This awesome yoga blog offers everything from yoga teacher talk to life inspirations. You’ll never have to feel alone on your journey again!
Ladies, we all know one of the scariest things about pregnancy is gaining all that baby weight. Well, these superwomen have managed to stay fit and fabulous during their pregnancies, and then maintain their physiques through the busy life of motherhood. Learn their tips and tricks and check out our list of best blogs for women!
Raising children and staying fit is not an easy balance, but Angela of Happy Fit Mama shares her journey and how she juggles her family life. She is a runner and a yogi winning the “happy fit life” as she likes to say. Raising boy/girl twins and running her heart out, she is an easy momma to relate to whether you have twins or not!
This momma not only has a human child, but some fur-babies too! (If you have pets, you know they can be almost as much work as kids!) If you have a spouse in the military, we highly recommend this blog — Madeline will be able to empathize with on a whole different level. While she insists that she came out womb running, Madeline still shares her journey to stay healthy and manage weight gain. Her honesty and experiences makes this one of the best blogs for women who are going through any kind of challenge!
If you’ve always been in love with sports, you’ll have a particular appreciation for Ashley’s health and blog. This woman is striving to take care of herself while pursuing her passions in life. Ashley’s a down-to-earth southern gal who’s got some fire and spunk in her — she’s a complete badass who’s played full contact football!!! How many girls can say they’ve done that? Read her blog for empowering messages about accepting who you are and loving yourself.
Have you ever heard of a blogger ninja? Well neither had we until we met self-proclaimed blogger ninja Nellie. She has some of the cutest children and is married to her high school sweetheart. She shares everything from her fitness accomplishments to her awesome fashion sense. You won’t just be another reader to Nellie, you’ll feel like family.
Natasha is a licensed Occupational Therapist and Wellness Coach, she works with clients to help them rehabilitate after injury or surgery so they can get back to doing the things that they want to do. Her personal fitness philosophy emphasizes the importance of working towards goals that matter to you so that you can experience the highest quality of life possible. If you’re looking to lose the baby weight, you can trust Natasha to help you. Whether the birth went smoothly or you are in recovery, she will help you find the safest ways to get active again so you can keep up with your kids! Check her out to read one of the best blogs for women going through any kind of pregnancy-related health issue!
No matter how much you work out, you’ve still got to keep your body nourished properly. Remember — abs are made in the kitchen! Whether you have a dietary restriction or are just looking for a healthy alternative, check out our favorite health and fitness blogs below for thousands of recipes to keep you fit and full! Plus, you’ll fall in love with the bloggers, who are quirky, funny, (plus one hilariously crude one!), and out to ensure you’ve always got a (healthy) party going in your mouth!
Whether you know every vegetable by name, or just want to find out what a legume is, Naturally Ella is the place for you. Though all of these recipes are vegetarian, the main focus is natural cooking. With these meals you’ll never worry about counting calories again! So what are you waiting for? Start cooking power foods tonight with this awesome health blog!
Learn from certified nutritionist, Gena, on how to cultivate a healthy relationship with food. She teaches you that you don’t have to feel bad when eating, just make it count. Her recipes focus on vegan meals that nourish and provide energy. Gena also offers her thoughts on health, animal rights, eating disorder recovery, and self-care. Love yourself enough to make one of her amazing meals!
Kasey has a great passion and enthusiasm for fitness, fueling your body, cooking and baking. She prides herself on teaching the importance of finding your balance in life. Kasey stresses a personal outlook with her motto, “Be true to you!”, and honestly believes it’ll lead you to living an abundant life. There is so much to learn about how to fuel up, get up, and get out with her healthy recipes and fitness tips; we stop by her blog daily, making it one of our favorite health and fitness blogs!
Regular cookbooks only serve the purpose of providing recipes, but Thug Kitchen goes above and beyond. This is the ultimate vegan blog that will not only help you cook the most amazing meals, but keep you entertained, too. Somehow they manage to perfectly pair their crude humor with cooking. Whether you’re vegan or not you are bound to get a laugh out of this read and love their recipes.
You may not believe it’s possible to get enough energy to fuel a workout for a whole hour from so many vegetables, but Lee will debunk all those myths for you. She started FFF as a college undergrad to promote living a healthy and balanced lifestyle. If you’re a millennial, this is the health blog for you to read and may even help keep off the infamous freshman 15.
Have a gluten allergy? (Or just eat gluten-free?) We haven’t forgotten about you! Julia started this health blog after experiencing a variety of undiagnosed digestive problems, which is becoming more and more of a problem in the gluten intolerant community. She offers recipes that substitute gluten in popular foods (like bagels!) so you don’t have to miss out on anything! Whether you’ve been gluten-free from birth, recently diagnosed, or just prefer to eat gluten-free, Julia has you covered.
There are many amazing people sharing their amazing experiences and advice on health and fitness blogs, we can’t possible know of them all. If you think we missed someone that is an absolute must-read, tweet us at @66Audio! You can never have too much inspiration or motivation in your life and we’re always looking for the best fitness blogs out there!