Challenges/ Reviews

AWESOME Fitness Blogs You Should Be Reading

Today for the  September Blogging Challenge  we’re talking about our favourite fitness blogs.  What makes a good fitness blog to you?  What keeps you coming back for more?

Below is my list of favourite blogs. Some of these bloggers are busy moms like me, some are awesome runners, some are funny, some are insightful, some have AMAZING recipes, but the one thing they all have in common is that these blogs are very inspiring:

Fitness Blogs You Should Be Reading

  • Business of Losing Weight  – Hank is raw, honest and most importantly very funny as he shares his weight loss journey.
  • Jack Sh*t, Gettin’ Fit  – another funny blog – his no bullsh*t approach to fitness will keep you entertained.
  • Your Inner Skinny  – Scott is a fellow Canadian that describes himself as: “Former athlete turned fat man and now former fat man turned health enthusiast”
  • Workout Mommy  – Lisa’s “One Fit Mommy” series introduces me to awesome mommy fitness bloggers every week.
  • MizFitOnline  – Carla is unapologetically herself.
  • Lisa Johnson Fitness  – very knowledgeable, also has a B. Sc in Exercise Science and writes a lot about current fitness and exercise trends.
  • Inspired RD  – Alysa is a registered dietitian, shares great recipes, is mom and was recently diagnosed with celiac’s disease.
  • This Mama Cooks  – Healthy recipes with very appetizing pictures!
  • Mile Posts  – Dorothy is one fast Mother Runner.
  • The Lean Green Bean  – sign up for Lindsay’s Foodie Pen Pals!
  • The Misadventures of a Darwinian Fail  – Krystyn recently underwent a double masectomy and is no on the road to completing her first marathon.
  • Running Rachel  – Busy mom to three little boys, but still finds time for fitness and faith.
  • Fit Mom in Training  – Steph is a fellow Canadian, busy mom to 2 little boys and finding her way through her fitness journey.
  • Jack Straw Lane  – friend, neighbour and a very funny and talented writer.
  • Bodhi Bear  –  Kia is a new mom and a yoga teacher too! If you live in Colorado, you can look her up and  take one of her classes.
  • FitFluential  – great posts contributed every day by awesome FitFluential Ambassadors.

What are your 5 favourite healthy living / fitness blogs?

(Please share in the comments because I’m sure there are many more that I’ve missed.)

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  • Kayla in the City
    September 10, 2012 at 10:19 pm

    you’ve compiled a great list!
    My top 5 are
    – fitnessista
    – peanut butter fingers
    – chef katelyn
    – fit foodie finds
    and of course you! I’m seriously lovin’ this blog challenge

  • ConcreteNCoffee
    September 10, 2012 at 11:01 pm

    You (duh)
    She’s Losing It! (I love her conversations with her trainer)
    Miss Zippy
    Marcia’s Healthy Slice
    Pavement Runner
    Shut Up & Run (no topic is off limits)
    runEMZ (she did a 24-hour TM run to benefit the Sojourner Center)

    That’s just a few!

  • cathyo
    September 10, 2012 at 11:18 pm

    i can’t wait to poke around all the blogs that get mentioned here.
    You can see a few I enjoy regularly here…

  • Jogging Jawa
    September 11, 2012 at 1:20 am

    I love finding new fitness blogs! I’ll definitely be digging through this thread for new ones

    As far as my recommendations? This is of course not exhaustive of who I read, but these are the ones whose voices stand out to me.

  • MizFit
    September 11, 2012 at 5:31 am

    THANK YOU SO MUCH for including me…you nailed my faves too.

  • Chris
    September 11, 2012 at 5:59 am

    Wow that is a big list! I was going to include Jack Sh*t, but he got bumped from my list.

  • flowersofmoss
    September 11, 2012 at 9:33 am

    wow, i founds some great new blogs reading everyone’s lists! =)

  • Jack Sh*t (
    September 11, 2012 at 8:01 pm

    I suppose my favorite five would be…

    • Jack Sh*t, Gettin’ Fit
    • Shack J*t, Fittin’ Get
    • Gack F*t, Shittin’ Shit
    • Fack G*t, Jackin’ It
    • Ummmm… FITNESS CHEERLEADER!!!!!!

  • RunToTheFinish
    September 13, 2012 at 1:49 pm

    I’ve loved seeing your challenge spread so much!! I can’t keep up with all the topics I already want to write about so I didn’t hop on this month, but you’ve done such a great thing!! I know most of those bloggers and would concur they are a great bunch

    September 16, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    Here’s my list (of course you’re on it!)