Top 30 Guitar Bloggers – 2016 Updated

Introduction

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The world is incredible and amazing! In front of its fullness and diversity, we’re just grains of sand or crawling ants. This thought invaded me when I happened to browse the internet in search of some guitar blogs. Goodness me! I merely wanted to search for one aspect: Best guitar bloggers. But, I really amazed at the pretty good load of guitar-related facts and information one can get at. Just a single click will usher you into a whole world of valuable information. And, now I fully rely on the internet searches that keep us close to anything and everything. Thanks Technology! For enlightening us!!!

Criterion for selecting guitar bloggers

These top 30 guitar bloggers were selected paying attention to their content, style and purposes why they’ve blogged. They came out with awesome content and styles. Each blogger bears his own style of presentation specific to himself. Also, they have various purposes for blogging. Some have blogged to advertise their guitar accessories, while some others have written on their personal experience in the field of guitar music. And a few have written to appreciate some veteran guitarists and musicians like Prince Nelson.

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1) This is classical Guitar – http://www.thisisclassicalguitar.com

Leonard Garcia, a veteran guitarist, a degree holder both at the Yale university   and New England conservatory of Music  blogs to share on amazing guitar technique he invented when playing faster. He has named it ‘Aural Refocus’ which literally means one’s hearing on the larger beats. He seems a bit radical and craves to seek his own new roots in the field of Music. His efforts to share his new technique with other music lovers with notes, diagrams and description are praiseworthy.

2) Jazz Guitar Online – http://www.jazzguitar.be/blog/

The author, Matt Warnock, discusses over minor blues tune e at large, especially focusing his attention on Barney Kassel’s Minor Blue Concept. Matt’s aim is to teach the music lovers Barney Kassel’s Blues Concept focusing their attention on four licks and an entire solo step by step.

3) This is classical guitar –  http://www.thisisclassicalguitar.com

The author, Bradford Werner a guitarist and a music teacher who lives in Victoria BC in Canada performs as a freelancing musician. He writes this blog in appreciation of the great Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson and really does a great job to encourage this guitarist from his motherland Canada.

4) Guitar Noise – http://www.guitarnoise.com

The author of this blog ,David Hodge, explains at large how one can get the benefit of ‘Open tuning’ most probably his childhood experience of playing an autoharp, must have led him to do an experimental self-learning on open turning of a guitar. This might encourage the guitarists to do such new things.

5) DIY Start – http://diystrat.blogspot.com/

This blogger gives a detailed description of a few accessories related to guitars; Pedals, a tube amp over drive stimulator. He also gives a lot of information about guitar circuits. And finally shows how to set up a Stratocaster style guitar.

6) Six pack interview with Mike Marlin. – http://www.guitarvibe.com

This interview with Mike Marlin, a big figure in the field of western music reveals how he happened to support The Strangler a big jazz band. The author of this blog emphasizes the courage and determination Marlin had at his hard times.

7) The Bass Guitar Blog – http://bassguitarblog.com/

The blog is composed of both text and a video interview with Kevin Beller, Head of R and D at Seyman Duncan and a bass player, the discussion is mainly on how to get a noise free sound from a single pick up.

8) Guitar planet David Deoach – http://guitarplanet-david.blogspot.com

The author, David Deloach, speaks of how music should come out of the burning inner self of a musician so as to rip out his feelings, emotions and vibes. He creates an image outside the field of music; of how the actor Jim Caviezel took the start up to make a keynote speech. To do that, he takes two examples; of how the actor Jim Caviezel got ready for a keynote speech and how Tom Waits took the initiative for a show. Thereby he emphasizes how a musician must make the listeners feel his music.

9) Guitar noise – http://www.guitarnoise.com

The founder of the Guitar Noise web site Paul Hackett blogs to review the veteran musician Prince Nelson Rogers’s wonderful 35 years music career as a tribute to him on his death that took place on 21st April 2016.Starting with Prince’s collaboration with Warner Brothers when he was just a 19-year-old, Paul Hackett covers all the significant achievements in his life until his death. So, this is really praiseworthy.

10)Guitarz – http://guitarz.blogspot.com

The author G.L Wilson, who prefers writing about guitars to playing them, writers of an elegant guitar design which is called ‘firebird’ by the seller’s. The guitar seems to be his life time companion and he is a real ‘Guitarz guy’.

11) Guitar Kadia – http://guitarkadia.com

This blog is an interview done by Guitarkadia with Joe Becker guitarist from Chicago who engaged in composing and playing other instruments as well. In this interview he recalls his past, how he played the guitar as a 4-year-old, his first electric guitar and his experiences with his father who had been an ardent guitar lover. Anyway, this shows how his never -dying love of guitars has inspired him as a musician.

12) The LGN (Learning Guitar Now) Blog – http://www.learningguitarnow.com/blog

This blog is ideal for guitarists to teach a great Guitar Blog a New Clapton Badge Style Solo. It teaches of how to mix the minor and major pentatonic scales to make seamless solo to replace with the common, old ones known by everybody.

13) Dutch bopper‘s Jazz Guitar Blogs – http://dutchbopper.blogspot.com

This author Dutch bopper, who is lecturer at Fontys University for communications in Netherland plays guitar in his leisure. In this nice blog he recalls how he took to paying jazz guitar. Also he shares 3 of Remo palmier’s guitar clips and gives lengthy descriptions about Remo palmier and Eef Albers.Also he writes a detailed description on The Gibson Barney Kessel Custom and the Barney Kessel Guitar. His ardent love towards Jazz is seen in every word of his blog.

14) Rock guitar daily with a Tony Conley – http://rockguitardaily.blogspot.com/

The author,  Tony Conley ,who is a US person blogs here to appreciate the guitarist Glenn  Hughes and his show giving the priority to the induction of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Anyway, he seems to have a close relationship with this star.

Also, he emphasizes Glenn Hughes performance with David Coverdale and nicely describes the events to attract the reader’s.

15) Andrew Wasson’s – http://www.andrewwasson.com

The author Andrew Wasson is a graduate of Hollywood California‘s guitar Institute of Technology and has earned a name as a guitarist. His blogs discuss some interesting Guitar – related topics such as how over learning benefits oneself in learning guitars, how issues like personality and humor could affect a guitar   teacher and so on. However, a part from the guitarist in him, Andrew Wasson proves to be an excellent blogger too.

16) Us Air Guitar CHAMPIONSHIPS – http://usairguitar.com

This blog, describes in an interesting way how Colin Bach was qualified for the   semifinals in the US Air Guitar Championships. He is quite funny in the way how he declares his success in making the audience happy.

17) 3rd Grade Thoughts – http://www.3rdgradethoughts.com

The author, Stephanie, a teacher of 3rd Grade keeps a nice blog called ‘3rd Grade Thoughts’ introduces a plane for the teachers to organize their work pretty neatly. Weekly and monthly numbers and Happy Birthday pages, Absentee log and yearly planning with stickers add a lot of color to a class room Anyway, though it looks simple, her planner will be of great help for a teacher if he or she thinks of purchasing it.

18) Classical Guitar Review – http://www.classicalguitarreview.com

The author, CGR, writes this blog commenting on what Sanel Redzic wrote on his face book page. Sanel Redzic, a guitarist has left a note to show others how he got rid of his negative feelings at a time of a failure in his life. CGR quotes this and says how success begins with failure.

19) Gregg’s blogs on Harwood Half Guitars – http://harpguitars.net/blog/

This author, Gregg Minor, being sharp guitar enthusiast, writes this blog in a way to draw the reader’s attraction to the a harp guitars and to appreciate, Bob Jenkin who took great pains to re-awaken the story of Harwood Half Guitars that had been Bob’s family business ones.

20) Building an Acoustic Guitar in your Kitchen – http://acousticguitarbuild.blogspot.com

The author, Steve Summerford, who takes guitar building as his hobby, managed to create an acoustic guitar on his own and writes this blog to encourage newbies to get on with this unbelievably wonderful hobby successfully.  He emphasized of the importance of building up good work place and reveals of the wood, power tools one needs in this enterprise. Also he gives out a step by step, clear demonstration on how to make a guitar and thus encourages the enthusiasts.

21) Motor City Guitar – http://motorcityguitar.com

Motor City Guitar.com is an ideal website for guitar lovers to choose between items they love to own. Everything from guitars and accessories, drums etc. available in this. One interesting aspect I find here is the guitar clinic conducted by Doyle Dykes. However they make this experience of visiting their site a thrilling one.

22)The Blues Blogger  – http://thebluesblogger.com/

The author who writes this blog in the name Bluesblogger ‘appreciates the ancient Blues Singer Ma Rainey as a tribute to her on the mother’s day. The Author reveals that Ma Rainey is nobody, but her mother.

23) Jason Shadrick – http://www.jasonshadrick.com/

The author Jason Shadrick, a writer, editor and a guitar player writes this to appreciate Pete, the famous guitarist and Jason’s intimate friend. The friendship, humanity and the love Jason Shadrick bears in his heart towards his friend is evidently seen and felt. What a sensitive peace of blog!

24) Building the Ergonomic Guitar – http://buildingtheergonomicguitar.com/

The web site is meant for encouraging the readers to try out making a guitar on their own at home. Some living examples for homemade guitars are given to make the reader’s believe that it could be done practically. Also this radical change of this guitars shape and size are noteworthy and must thank the founder of this site for his attempt to change people’s minds positively.

25) Bonnie Raitt – http://thebluesblogger.com

The author, Bluesblogger, reviews some songs of Bonnie Raitt’s top selling albums DIG IN DEEP and GIPSY IN ME. Her purpose of blogging this way is to encourage Bonnie Fans to get the real feeling of her songs. The author refers to some of her favorites and invite others to listen to them and enjoy.

26) The Guitar Learner – http://www.theguitarlearner.com

The blogger, Guitarlearner discusses a common weakness that is uncounted by many guitarists (or better to say musicians): being nervous. The author solution to this is to play some cool guitarists and see the difference. Also he suggest a lot of practice that leads the player to a state of better self-esteem.

27) Guitar Answers Blogs – http://guitaranswers.blogspot.com/

Greg Waters, song writer, guitarist and teacher who lives in North Colombia, USA gives some music tips, explains how the electric guitar works, states how to get your music played on TV, writes two short guitar related blogs and extends some new year and Christmas greetings as well. His attempts to do a kind of service to music must be appreciated.

28) Dead Eye Guitars – http://deadeyeguitars.blogspot.com

The author who has named himself Deadeye is from Malaysia. He is the founder of this web site Deadeye Guitars that displays a wide range of guitar styles, amps and so on. The music lovers can purchase these items online by paying a visit to this page.

29) Guitar Nostalgia – http://www.myguitarblog.co.uk/

The author Martin Newman keeps a guitar blog since 2nd January 2016.That starts with his plan of events for 2016: song writing and recording. Next, a few more important blogs have been written by him to update his blog posts. His blog on guitar day includes visiting a guitar show in Birmingham and enjoying a Martin Simpson play. Finally he ends with choosing a nick Huber guitar, playing it and giving some other information of guitar accessories like amplifiers. However, he blends with his blogging wholeheartedly.

30) The Guitar Learner – http://www.theguitarlearner.com

The author writes a detailed description about the world’s top female guitarist Nita Strauss highlighting all the important events in her life. Nita, who has started her career of music in an early age of 13, has played with famous musicians like Michael Jackson and joined with the famous band “Iron Maidens”. The author maintains a favorable tone throughout the blog may be as a respect to Nita Strauss.

31) Rupert Boyd – http://www.guitarsalon.com

Reyes Gonzalez, the author of this blog writes this to appreciate the famous Australian guitarist, Rupert Boyd. Reyes writes about this famous guitarist’s achievements, fame and his shows. Reyes Gonzalez seems to be a real guitar lover and he speaks of Rupert Boyd in an enthusiastic tone which is customary to an ardent guitar lover. His blog will definitely attract the readers who love to read on famous guitar celebrities.

32) 3 Essential Jazz Guitar Chord soloing lines – http://www.guitarworld.com/

The author, Matt Warnock blogs to introduce the guitar leaners of how to create their own jazz guitar soloing phrases. He’s quite descriptive with videos and notes. He writes in an advising tone to inspire the guitar leaners of how to practice and improve this new piece of guitar music.

 

50 Best Health & Fitness Bloggers – 2016 July Updated

health-fitnessFitness is one of the most trending topics on the internet. Be it fitness routines, exercise schedules, low fat diets, the list of the various fitness related fad is simply unending. But fitness as is the case with any other personal training schedule is very individualistic in nature and one man’s solution might not be that effective with another person. This is exactly where a fitness blog is very helpful as the personalized content, the range of choices and first hand account always adds a layer of credibility to the overall fitness regime and the blogger’s stories can often be an inspiration for an individual to strive harder.

Criterion

To make your task easier we have created a list of the top 50 fitness bloggers today and the special feature that makes their blog unique. These sites have been chosen after thorough and detailed research on the basis of the following parameters:

  • Content: Content no doubt is king and for that matter we have only selected sites which have the largest percentage of original content.
  • Style: If the writing style is not engaging, it won’t attract the viewer’s attention and cannot sustain readers over the long-term. It is for this reason we shortlisted sites with a distinctively engaging and enjoyable narration style.
  • Photographs: They say a picture is worth a million words and this fact is very appropriately manifested in blogs. Those that have liberal original photo posts no doubt grab more eyeballs and retain viewer attention significantly longer.
  • Originality: We respect an individual’s originality and sites that are not just a bunch of promotional content but have actual, original and authentic content always gets rated higher by us. This is because they have significantly higher genuine and beneficial content.
  • Pace of Posts: We do keep a tab on the pace of posts on a blog as well and generally choose blogs that have higher rate of posting on a regular basis.

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The Top List

Based on exactly those criterions, here is our list of the best 50 fitness blogs that you could follow:

  1. Fit Bottomed Girls – http://fitbottomedgirls.com/

This is a unique group endeavor by Jennipher Walters, Erin Whitehead and Kristen Seymour. They provide multiple weekday posts with fresh fitness content for real women (and even the guys) interested in improving their health and their lives through physical activity and healthy eating, minus the deprivation. The blog offers tips, workouts, reviews, and personal accounts of their exercise endeavors, tidbits on healthy food, workout music suggestions and fitness humor.

  1. Nerd Fitness – http://www.nerdfitness.com/

As the blog mentions, this one is all about leveling up your life. The blog was created with the aim to give people struggling to get healthy a fighting chance. It helps you to once again find a reason to be happy and healthy and stop getting frustrated.

  1. ReModel Fitness – http://jessikneeland.com/

Jessi, the founder of this blog is a certified personal trainer, fitness expert and loves a good life. Her deepest wish has always been about wanting to help women everywhere harness the inherent power that they either don’t know is inside of them or don’t feel they deserve to tap into. Through her writing she aims to help you achieve the body you deserve.

  1. Nia Shanks – http://www.niashanks.com/

She worked as a counselor at Besthcgdropswebsite.com in 2014-2015. And the she started her own blog on fitness. She believes health and fitness is about eating well, simply. Not dieting. Not avoiding foods because that leads to obsessive, disordered, and binge eating habits. Not feeling guilty when you indulge in your favorite dessert or pizza, or whatever the hell you love. Through her blog she explains how health and fitness should reduce your stress, build you up, and make your life better. It should show you the incredible things your body can do, and then leave you wanting to discover what else it is capable of.

  1. Tony Gentilcore – http://tonygentilcore.com/

A very unconventional name and this blog gets you an extremely unconventional insight into good health and fitness schedules. The blogger, Tony Gentilcore is one of the co-founders of Cressey Sports Performance. He trains top-level athletes and clients in Boston, MA and also contribute to the top fitness magazines and websites around the world.

  1. Neghar Fonooni – http://www.negharfonooni.com/

She is a lifestyle and fitness coach alongwith being an entrepreneur and writer. She uses her blog to teach women to love their bodies and empower their lives. She has worked as a personal trainer and fitness coach for over 15 years, served as an Arabic linguist in the United States Air Force.

  1. Run To The Finish – http://www.runtothefinish.com/

As the blog fittingly explains its motto, this one aims to help you understand how the miles can help change you. The author is passionate about leading an active and healthy life and spreads the cheer all around. She helps you grasp the basics fo healthy eating, enjoying fitness habit and finding your inner motivation.

  1. Black Girls Run – http://blackgirlsrun.com/

The authors Ashley and Tony are both passionate about health and fitness. They created this blog in an effort to tackle the growing obesity epidemic in the African-American community and provide encouragement and resources to both new and veteran runners. The mission of Black Girls RUN! is to encourage African-American women to make fitness and healthy living a priority. This is especially important as the Centers for Disease Control has revealed that 80% of African-American women are overweight.

  1. Miz Fit Online – http://www.mizfitonline.com/

The author of this blog, Carla Birnberg, writes about motivation, inner (and outer) struggles, self-acceptance, spirituality, and the mind-body connection. Though her posts could be a bit rambling at time and the photos not perfect, it also adds a pinch of personalization and authenticity that makes for interesting reading.

  1. Born Fitness – http://www.bornfitness.com/

One of the most inspirational and motivational sites on health and fitness, this blog has found followers amongst successful celebrities and common people alike. The website claims that more than 50 million people have trusted Born Fitness content and programs to power their health and fitness goals. Forget smoke and mirrors. This is a brand built on real information, real people, and real results.

  1. Come Back Momma – http://www.comebackmomma.com/

The blogger uses this space to share her quest for a more fit, stylish, fun and family focused life. She hopes to inspire others who have had a setback through her write ups and helps them make a comeback just like her.

  1. My Name Is Jessamyn – http://mynameisjessamyn.tumblr.com/

An yoga enthusiasts, the author makes healthy living a game changer for any average Tom/Dick or Harry. A yoga zeitgeist she has found her mantra to get focus in life in this ancient Indian practice and gradually spreading the message around.

  1. The Lean Green Bean – http://www.theleangreenbean.com/

A balanced, simple and realistic approach makes this blog stand out amongst many other fitness accounts. A registered dietician from Columbia, Lindsay shares her passion for nutrition and healthy living with the readers through this blog. Along with healthy recipes and nutrition tips, she also tells her readers about simple workout regiments.

  1. Summer Tomato – http://summertomato.com/

Healthy food doesn’t have to be always boring and drab and it can be sometimes absolutely tasty. The author is a neuroscience PhD and former dieter and foodist. Summer Tomato primarily aims to teach its readers on ways to get healthy and lose weight without dieting. The simplicity and the inherent taste quotient of these recipes are some of the most striking highlights.

  1. Carly Rowena – http://www.carlyrowena.com/

A fitness blogger and personal trainer from England, the blogger is on a tryst looking for balance and uses this blog to share her thoughts with the readers. A healthy and happy life is what she is focusing on in this blog. She gets you a balanced perspective on weight loss, drinking water, healthy eating.

  1. Julia Buckley Fitness – http://juliabuckleyfitness.com/blog/

A fitness trainer based in London, she uses this blog to share support and advice on fitness and fat loss. From ways to motivating yourself for the morning exercise to making your dream body a reality, this blog is known for its engaging style. She has interspersed her posts liberally with pictures to further emphasize the impact.

  1. Purely Twins – http://purelytwins.com/

Along with offering short home workouts and gluten-free, grain-free recipes, this blog guides you in creating a life and body you love while finding the balanced lifestyle that fits you. The focus is to develop a lifestyle that you can sustain for life. They aim to help passionate, heart-centered ladies find balance with their workouts, food and mindset.

  1. The Fitnessista – http://fitnessista.com/

Quick effective recipes and some great healthy workouts remain the focal point of this blog. She posts quick recipes and workout options that can suit the challenges faced by a working mom and the fact that she is a certified personal trainer, group fitness instructor and weight loss specialist adds credibility to it.

  1. Preppy Runner – http://fitnessista.com/

Theodora the author shares her fitness tips with the readers. It has many aspects from nutritional guidelines to fitness schedules, she has a comprehensive list. She shows her readers the benefit of running and brings forth the basic fact that healthy living doesn’t have to be only about depriving yourself.

  1. MunFitness Blog – http://munfitnessblog.com/

The blog page describes its purpose quite appropriately. This is about a layman’s experience in the world of working out, but again, not hardcore bodybuilding. Stories are based on what he has gone through. Some are based on what he saw, some based on his research. He writes regular tips for normal people wanting to learn how to lose weight, eat right and be healthy.

  1. Live Life Active – http://www.livelifeactive.com/

This blog is all about finding a healthy balance between staying fit, eating healthy and still going out and having fun with friends on the weekends! The author uses her own example to put forth a convincing and credible picture that the readers can easily connect with. With her personal training certification, there is touch of professionalism as well in her weight training guidance.

  1. MOD Blog – http://modfitness.com/mod-blog

In the blogger’s own words, MOD Fitness is a barre-based workout that takes an athletic approach to the principles of ballet, pilates and yoga to achieve visible results. It combines innovative strength and resistance training, cardio along with stretching for a full-body workout.

  1. Lunges+Lycra – http://lungesandlycra.co.uk

Written by Charlotte and Emma, this blog was launched in 2012. They feature workouts, interviews, class and race reviews, cool fitness happenings, rundowns of swanky new kit and occasionally the odd recipe or two. This site boasts of an average 10,000 monthly hits.

  1. Dai Manuel – http://www.daimanuel.com/

The virtual lifestyle mentor, this blog is all about empowering the readers to a functionally fit life through education, encouragement and community support. This blog also opens up various training styles to help you get more value out of your training schedules. Health and happiness go hand in hand and this blog embodies that basic fact.

  1. Wahoo Fitness – https://www.wahoofitness.com/blog/

From cycle racing to staying fit, this blog celebrates the joy cycling. It details out several cycling events and highlights the key moments with adequate pictorial support. The blog also enables readers to prepare for such racing events on their own without compromising on any of the aspect.

  1. Total Gym – http://www.totalgymdirect.com/

It gives a complete workout schedule alongwith the manual and the accessories. The site also serves as a ecommerce point for all the fitness matter that is required as per the blogger’s training guideline. There are also several trial offers to entice readers.

  1. Cranky Fitness – http://www.crankyfitness.com/

This blog focuses on improving health and fitness, thriving during life transitions, clarifying values & achieving goals that will enable moving towards better work/life balance and enhanced creative growth.

  1. Graceful Fitness – http://gracefulfitnessblog.com/

Fitness can be a great way to deal with your inner fear. It can often open up the channels of revitalizing your inner strength and addressing your vulnerabilities like never before. As the saying goes that a healthy mind resides in a healthy body, this blog celebrates not just physical fitness but also improved mental health.

  1. Food, Fitness & Family – http://www.foodfitnessandfamilyblog.com/

This blog was launched in 2011 to share the author’s love for yummy food, sweaty workout schedules and her family account. The personalized style of writing makes it extremely engaging and helps her get a lot of reader attention. The candid family moments photographed with precision make the blog further compelling.

  1. Power Cakes – http://www.powercakes.net/

The author Kasey is a certified personal trainer and has also authored best sellers like Body Peace. She is a fitness, health and food enthusiast who prides herself on teaching the importance of everyone finding their own balance in life.

  1. Father Fitness – http://www.fatherfitness.co.uk/

Father Fitness is the author, Paul Stainthorpe’s own personal fitness journey from becoming a first-time Father and to regaining his fitness. It was ranked No#8 Health and Fitness Blog in UK last year.

  1. Fitness In The City – http://fitnessinthecity.com.au/

Lee Sutherland is a Health / Fitness Expert and Director of Fitness In The City (Personal Training, Certified Health Coach and blogger on all things health, nutrition and fitness). It started out of sheer frustration at the lack of fitness (and health) options available that she wanted to do. Lee is also a regular contributor to publications such as Lululemon Aust/NZ, Yahoo!7, Prevention Magazine online and MindBodyGreen, as well as an expert contributor on Sporteluxe and The Fit Foodie blog.

  1. Fitness Blondie – http://fitnessblondie.blogspot.com/

This blog started off as the author’s only tryst with overweight and abesity problems and how she overcame that. Health and fitness are significant parts of her life and she shares her life learning with all her willing readers in an interesting and informative format.

  1. That Squat Bot – http://thatsquatbot.com/

This blog features workouts, personal goals, achievements and reviews any type of exciting new kit or classes that she comes across. The many interesting photographs add both colour and variety to this blog and makes it absolutely engaging.

  1. She Rocks Fitness – http://www.sherocksfitnesstx.com/

She Rocks Fitness was started by Katie. She is a runner, yogi, cyclist, strength trainer and healthy chef who works hard, plays hard, and enjoys life to the fullest. She believes you do not  have to give up the things you love to achieve your fitness and health goals. It’s all about balance, moderation, and learning about what works for you and your body.

  1. Trying Fitness – http://www.tryingfitness.com/

This blog has been grabbing eyeballs since 2006 as a motivational resource to keep up with exercise and eating right. The author believes that fitness is not just about getting a six pack, it’s about maintaining a healthy weight, being active, and enjoying life.

  1. JMax Fitness – http://www.jmaxfitness.com/blog/

Another fitness blog, this stands out for the undeniably high quality presentation coupled with thorough background research. The blogger is dedicated to helping guys build more muscle, get leaner and build more strength. Every article on this website is backed up by science or a case study and she only publishes articles that are high-quality and will get results.

  1. Visual Impact Fitness – http://visualimpactfitness.com/articles/

This blog celebrates the need to gain relevant muscular weight but highlights the need for balance. The author uses his own example to drive home the point and is an expert trainer for various models and fitness enthusiasts helping them gain real time experience.

  1. A Black Bird’s Epiphany – http://www.ablackbirdsepiphany.co.uk/

A personalized account replete with brilliant photography and many intimate details this blog too makes for compelling reading that guides you towards a healthier and happier you. There are several product promotions too on the site.

  1. Fit And Feminist – https://fitandfeminist.com/

This blog was started in 2011 because the author was really getting into fitness and health, and yet she kept encountering all of these things that made the feminist in her cry out in desperation. She found a severe dearth of fitness write-ups from a feminist perspective.  And that’s exactly why this blog was born.

  1. Ordinary Cycling Girl – http://ordinarycyclinggirl.co.uk/

The compelling photographs on this blog will no doubt catch your attention from the word go. The blogger calls herself a reformed couch potato, a freelance writer, a woman discovering and loving life and travel on two wheels. The blog won the 2015 Trespass Blog Awards and is replete with a wide range of followers.

  1. British Military Fitness – https://www.britmilfit.com/blog/

Though the name of this blog is quite somber and serious, it is anything but that. It makes for extremely engaging read and ensures that the readers don’t just love reading about fitness abut are also inspired to try it out themselves. The military trained instructors add a touch of professionalism to the entire endeavour.

  1. Nick Grantham – http://nickgrantham.com/

The author’s work as a strength conditioning coach helped him gain unrivalled access to leading high-performance facilities around the world, including New Zealand Rugby, England Rugby, Wales Rugby, the US Olympic Training Centre and even the Birmingham Royal Ballet and Cirque du Soleil! This blog is a way of sharing them with his readers.

  1. Authentically Emmie – http://authenticallyemmie.com/

The author, Emily describes herself as a positive fitness blogger, plus size fashion lover, social media strategist and writer. This blog celebrates the lover for her own body and acts as an inspiration for many others.

  1. The Token Fat Girl – http://thetokenfatgirl.com/

As the blog mentions, this one is all about seeking a bigger life in a smaller body. It is not just about weight loss but a careful documentation and minute details add tons of credibility to the entire account and readers can also associate with this better as a result.

  1. Feed Me I’m Cranky – http://feedmeimcranky.com/

The author, like many others, began this blog five years ago to chronicle her weight-loss, however, as she transformed, so too has this blog. Her interests and passions now center upon size acceptance, food- and obesity-politics, Health at Every Size (R), vegan food, feminism, and, most importantly, prioritizing who she is over what she looks like.

  1. Prior Fat Girl – http://www.priorfatgirl.com/

This blog accounts a young girl’s journey from being moderately overweight to almost obese and then getting into the whole business of losing the extra fat in a scientific and realistic manner that will enable her to sustain the results over the long-term.

  1. Ask Lauren Fleshman – http://asklaurenfleshman.com/

The author has been running since age 13 and has won state championships, NCAA titles, USA Championships and finished as high as 7th in the World so far. She believes the line to success is far from straight and one needs to constantly dream big.

  1. Mile Posts – http://www.mile-posts.com/

The author Dorothy Beal has overcome OCD, Oral Allergy Syndrome, and Gilberts Syndrome to become an accomplished runner and blogger. This blog serves to inspire many others tackling inadequacies like her.

  1. Daily Cup Of Yoga – http://www.dailycupofyoga.com/

Though this blog started off as documentation of one man’s yogic adventures, it is now a comprehensive yoga platform. From meditation, to gear, to poses, to apparel, this blog discusses all elements (and styles) of yoga in a non-judgmental, inclusive way. The blog provides readers with yoga resources, challenges, and awesome visual aids.