Top 50 Fitness Blogs to Follow in 2016



The blogosphere is crowded with hundreds of popular blogs dedicated to fitness. With so many to choose from, it’s tough to narrow the list down to just 50 but we’ve done exactly that to bring you not only 50 fantastic fitness blogs to follow, but also all their social media profiles and two articles from each we believe are worthwhile reading!

We included a range of well established bloggers, along with up and comers that have fantastic, insightful and useful fitness content to share. The end result in an extremely impressive lineup of’s Top 50 Fitness Blogs to Follow in 2016.

Please note, these are not “in order” so the numbers beside each blogger as just a guide to where you’r at when reading through the list!

Did we miss your favorite fitness blog? Leave a comment and let us know who we should consider for next year’s list!

Top 50 Fitness Blogs to Follow in 2016

1. Comeback Momma

After a number of personal setbacks, Jenn is making a comeback…and while doing it, trying to inspire others to do the same.

Posts we loved: Awesome Core Workout, Grilled Tilapia Spinach Salad

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2. Lauren Fleshman

A runner from the time she was 13, Lauren says that “the line to success is far from straight”. She strives to teach people to “dream big”.

Posts we loved: A Letter To Lance Armstrong, Increase Mileage Without Burnout

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3. Mile Posts

Dorothy has gone from being unhealthy and overweight to having “Mile Posts” recognized by several national fitness organizations and publications.

Posts we loved: In Fitness Magazine, Early Morning Running

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4. Adam Bornstein

You may not have heard of him, but Adam has reached over 100 million people through his articles, interviews, videos, and books. It’s time to follow!

Posts we loved: Strength is Not Always the Answer, Best Stretch For Your Body

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5. Nerd Fitness

Steve says that he is “on an epic quest for awesome”…to help desk jockeys, nerds, and average Joes make the most of their lives.

Posts we loved: Beginners Guide to Paleo, Beginner Body Weight Workout

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6. Nia Shanks

Nia wants to teach you the “Sane and Simple way to strength train and eat to build a better body” while you learn to “Lift Like A Girl”.

Posts we loved: Stop Binge Eating, Women’s Beginner Strength Training Guide

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7. Toni Gentilcore

One of the co-founders of Cressey Sports Performance, Tony Gentilcore trains top-level athletes and contributes to many of the the top fitness magazines and websites.

Posts we loved: Simple Lifestyle Diet, Forgotten Quality Fitness Industry

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8. Steve & Bonnie Pfiester

Coined “The Dynamic Duo” by fitness industry leaders, the Pfiesters run Max Fitness and BCx Boot Camp™ in Vero Beach, Florida. They have been featured in numerous fitness magazines and TV shows.

Posts we loved: 20 Hamstring Exercises For Home, What’s Your Belly Type

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9. BadAssFitness

Shannon calls herself a “drill sergeant and fitness mama” who is trying to help create “a better, stronger you”.

Posts we loved: Awesome Core Workout, Grilled Tilapia Spinach Salad

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10. Nina Cherie Franklin

As a girl, like many others, Dr. Franklin struggled with weight and health problems. Through her education and life experience, she now educates and empowers others to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors.

Posts we loved: You, Your Body & Your Health, Cardio Equipment For Women

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11. Dani Stevens

An Australian “mum” of four, Dani says she lost over 200 pounds (combined) after being pregnant with her children. She will encourage you to get results too.

Posts we loved: Best Times To Exercise, Keeping Kids Fit in the Summer

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12. Fitness In The City

Fitness In The City was born out of Lee’s frustration at the lack of fitness and health options available. She will motivate, support, and encourage you on your road to healthy lifestyle changes.

Posts we loved: Epic Training Experience for Women, Source of Life

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13. Workout Nirvana

A self-proclaimed “mentor to women lifters”, Suzanne will teach you how to lose weight by changing your “eating lifestyle” as well as how to “own it” in the weight room.

Posts we loved: Clarifying Clean Eating, Resistence Training Lies

Connect On: FacebookTwitterPinterestInstagram – YouTube


14. Tone It Up

Being featured in publications like Shape, FitnessRx, Self, and Cosmopolitan has helped Katrina and Karena reach thousands of women and helped many of them transform their bodies.

Posts we loved: Shape Magazine – Tone It Up, Weekly Workout Schedule 6

Connect On: FacebookTwitterPinterest – Instagram


15. 12 Minute Athlete

You don’t need to spend forever in the gym. Krista will teach you about high intensity interval training – short, effective workouts based on calisthenics, cross-training and functional fitness.

Posts we loved: Burpees Are Awesome, Just Starting Out

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16. Mark Sisson

While Mark’s methods and views may seem different to many, the results he gets and the number of followers he has speak for themselves. He says his mission is “to change the lives of ten million people”.

Posts we loved: Why Grains Are Unhealthyt, Gain Weight Build Muscle

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17. Blogilates

Cassey uses her blog and YouTube to teach people live to their best potential. She is the creator of POP Pilates as well as the designer of oGorgeous Bags.

Posts we loved: 5 Minute Long Legs Routine, Insane Abs/Butt/Legs Workout

Connect On: Facebook – Twitter – Pinterest


18. Workout Mommy

Lisa started “Workout Mommy” in 2007 to encourage moms to find time in their busy days to work out and stay healthy.

Posts we loved: What’s In Your Smoothie?, Tips For Staying Fit During The Holidays

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19. Summer Tomato

Using her website, Summer Tomato,  Dayra teaches you how to get healthy and lose weight without dieting. Because, as she says “life should be awesome!”

Posts we loved: Juicing – Stupid or Nourishing?, How to Eat Less Without Noticing

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20. The Lean Green Bean

Lindsay is a Registered Dietitian.  She shares her passion for nutrition and healthy living by providing healthy recipes, nutrition information, tips for new moms,  workouts and more.

Posts we loved: A Week of Slow Cooker Meals, Reduce Sugar

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21. Girls Gone Strong

Whether you start with one of their free ebooks or not, you will find decades of combined experience on nutrition, workouts, recipes, advice, and more.

Posts we loved: What is Exercise Addiction?, The 3 Biggest Myths About Fat Burning

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22. Jesse Kneeland

Jesse is a certified personal traner, fitness expert, blogger, and creator of Remodel Fitness – a place where women can find science-based information alongside body-positive inspiration.

Posts we loved: Lift Weights – Chase Eternal Glory, Fitspo Sucks

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23. Carly Rowena

Carly uses video training (through YouTube) extensively to help you change to a healthy lifestyle. She will even create a workout specific to your needs if you want.

Posts we loved: Tiny Tweaks to Improve Your Workout, Beat the Cravings Time of Month

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24. Julia Buckley

Julia is a trainer and advocate for fitness. Her articles have been featured in many fitness publications and she has written her own book as well – The Fat Burn Revolution.

Posts we loved: Calorie Blasting Kit, Staying Focused – Remember Your Reasons

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25. Fit Bottomed Girls

Their website slogan is catchy…”Keeping a lid on the junk in the trunk.” Through daily blog posts, Jennipher and Erin help women and (and men) improve their health through physical activity and sensible eating.

Posts we loved: 4 Ways to Live a Longer And Healthier Life, A Lower Calorie Cocktail That Actually Tastes Good

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Sunshine n Spice26. Sunshine n Spice

24 year old Meg gives us helpful tips about everything fitness and beauty related, as well as insights into her life.

Posts we loved: Oh hey, Life in your own lane

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Eat Lift and Be Happy27. Eat, Lift, and Be Happy

Fitness and lifestyle coach Neghar shares her 14 years of experience in the industry, helping us to live and love life.

Posts we loved: Be Your Own Valentine, (Please don’t skip me!) Warm-up

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Yoga Dork28. Yoga Dork

Great blog that aims to make yoga accessible to all through helpful articles and tips.

Posts we loved: Slow Yoga Revolution, Yoga is For Every Bunny

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Roman Fitness Systems29. Roman Fitness Systems

Weight lifting blog which gives it to you straight and leaves you with no choice but to get stronger.

Posts we loved: Jock Jam: Amplify Your Fitness, Without Moving a Muscle

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Fit Bits30. Fit Bits

Wonderful blog from a reformed binge-eating, beer-guzzling, smoker from Brighton.

Posts we loved: 15 Taper Commandments: Learning How to Rest, Stop Putting Fitness First

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Run to the Finish31. Run to the Finish

Running enthusiast Amanda Brooks gives you all the knowledge you need to get started.

Posts we loved: 5 Running Moments for a Smile, Post Marathon Fitness: Don’t Lose What You’ve Gained

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Purely Twins32. Purely Twins

Twins Michelle and Lori share all the awesome knowledge they’ve gained as fitness and wellness coaches.

Posts we loved: Protein Chocolate Chip Donuts for Two, I Am Fearless: 12 Minute Workout With a Resistance Band

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Fitnessista33. The Fitnessista

Lifestyle blog with an emphasis on quick results and healthy living from a military wife and mother.

Posts we loved: Spring Solo Spin Workout, Spring Leg Burner

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Keep it Simpelle34. Keep It SimpElle

Personal trainer Elle provides you with all the motivation and inspiration you need to get moving!

Posts we loved: Balance in April, Experience Eat First

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Race Pace Jess35. Race Pace Jess

Follow along on one blogger’s journey to become a race pace runner.

Posts we loved: 2015 Goals – Breaking It Down, 3 Mistakes to Avoid When Running a Half Marathon

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36. Running Loving LiftingRunning, Loving, Living

Wife, mother, and RN Toni from Long Island, New York shares her insights on health, fitness, and life.

Posts we loved: Why Deciding NOT to Run a Marathon Made Me Happy, When a run just doesn’t go as planned…

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Preppy Runner37. Preppy Runner

Theodora lost 50 pounds and now lets us follow along on her journey to stay healthy.

Posts we loved: Gym-timidation, All You Need is Love

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Chic Runner38. Chic Runner

Danica lets us come along as she shares her adventures in life and running.

Posts we loved: Taking Time Away From Running, From Running to Running Errands

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Cathe39. Cathe

Everything you could possibly want to know about fitness from Cathe Friedrich.

Posts we loved: Hungry All the Time? Increase the Macronutrients in Your Diet, What 30 Minutes Less Sleep Per Week Can Do to You

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Thrive40. Thrive with Jen Sinkler

Fitness writer and editor Jen gives you all the knowledge you need to live the fit life.

Posts we loved: How to Know When You’re Ready for the Gym, Risky Fitness

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Molly Galbraith41. Molly Galbraith

Molly is on a journey and a mission to help you get fit.

Posts we loved: My New “Diet” – Exactly How Much I Eat Everyday, 6 Reasons Your Body Doesn’t Look Any Different Despite Doing Everything “Right”

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Loving Fit42. Loving Fit

A wonderful lifestyle blog where creativity meets fitness, nutrition, simplicity and beauty.

Posts we loved: About Fitness Trackers, What is the Beta Switch

Connect On: Facebook


Double Trouble Running43. Double Trouble Running

Gil and Ellie are two friends running and trying to stay in touch from halfway across the world.

Posts we loved: Dancing Queen…, Running With a Sidekick

Connect On: TwitterPinterest


Go Kaleo44. Go Kaleo

Personal trainer lets you come along as she finds sanity in health and fitness.

Posts we loved: The Habit Project, Is Obesity a Life Sentence?

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Beauty Lies in Strength45. Beauty Lies in Strength

Jen Comas Keck shares her many years of experience with lifting weights.

Posts we loved: I’m a Nutrition Coach, But I Refuse to Tell You (Exactly) What to Eat, It’s All In Your Head: A Mindset Makeover for Lasting Change

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Paleo for Women46. Paleo for Women

Best-selling author and paleo expert Stefani gives you everything you need to know about the paleo diet.

Posts we loved: Why Adrenal Fatigue Doesn’t Exist, Are You Iron Deficient?

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Live Life Active47. Live Life Active

Midwestern girl Erin shares her experiences trying to eat clean.

Posts we loved: How to Make Quinoa & 6 Mouth Watering Recipes, Mason Jar Recipes You Need to Try!

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Fitness 4 Her48. Fitness 4 Her

Karen Ficarelli helps you meet your goals on her blog about women’s fitness and health.

Posts we loved: Journaling – Don’t Start Your Diet Without It, Veggie Delight Salad

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Flavilicious Fitness49. Flavilicious Fitness

Awesome recipes and workout tips that will help you meet your fitness goals.

Posts we loved: Don’t Grow Old Not Knowing, Metabolism Boosting Workout for Fat Loss

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Fitness on Toast50. Fitness on Toast

Swedish personal trainer and fitness blogger Faya lets us in on all the knowledge she’s gained over the years.

Posts we loved: Staying Hydrated???, Top 5 Active Escapes Wishlist

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There you have it, 50 fitness blogs to follow. Hopefully you’ve found a new blog or two to connect with on your fitness journey!

Did we miss your favorite fitness blog? Leave a comment and let us know who we should consider for next year’s list!


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