1. Carly Rowena
Carly is a former marketing manager who realised she was a personal trainer when her fitness YouTube videos began attracting thousands of views, comments, and subscribers. That multimedia approach serves her well on her blog, where the crispy edited videos sit alongside more personal posts.
What initially started as a platform to share a more holistic way of living has grown in to a full-time occupation for Faya Nilsson. Now an award-winning blogger Faya uses her blog to offer everything from nutritional recipes, fitness, to an E-Book entitled ‘The Four-Week Fitness and Food Effect,’ which provides a 28-day eating and fitness plan to help people lose weight.
It was after turning 30 that Laura Fountain decided to start running. Despite having spent most of her life avoiding any form of exercise Laura felt drawn to running, for it was in those moments that she felt most alive. Through her blog Laura endeavours to show people how they can use running as a vehicle to move beyond their personal limitations, whether that be losing weight or de-stressing. When Laura is not busy blogging she works as a UK Athletics Coach as well as a journalist specialising in women’s health. She is also the author of two books, ‘The Lazy Runner’ and ‘Tricurious,’ 2015.4.
Offering everything from blog Posts to videos about pilate exercises, healthy eating, organic skincare, to self-help remedies Lottie’s blog is all about balance. Having trained as a dancer, and now working as a pilate instructor Lottie uses her strong body awareness to show people how they can become more aligned, both physically and mentally.
Laura Agar Wilson knows all too well of the struggles of trying to stay thin and healthy which is why she decided to create her blog Whole heartedly healthy. Described as a blog for serial dieters, Laura shows women that there is a more emotionally fulfilling path to becoming healthy which doesn’t involve obsessively counting calories and beating yourself up for having a slice of cake.
6. This Guy Can
According to statistics almost 10 million British adults are diagnosed with at least one mental health problem every single year. This prompted blogger Luke Bowes to help people going through some mental or emotional challenge become aware of how health and fitness can be used to improve the quality of their lives. Featuring blog posts about post training nutrition, compiling a running playlist to working on self-acceptance, This Guy Can makes a varied and interesting read.
Julie Creffield is a plus sized woman and she proudly claims it. Using her blog as a platform, Julie encourages other plus sized women to break down the barriers that prevent them from being more physically active and to take up running as a sport. Having filled a gap in the market, The Fat Girls Guide to Running stands as the worlds only resource specifically designed for plus size runners.
Personal trainer and health coach Hannah Mills is on a mission to show that fitness is a lifestyle and not a fad. Using the wisdom and insight she has gained from working with women all over the world, Hannah uses her blog to show women how they can live healthier lives. Providing a fully immersive experience, Hannah’s blog also features her Youtube Channel in which she shares her daily workouts, healthy recipes, and motivational tips.
9. Fitness Fan
Having been featured on Men’s Health, Fitness Fan has established itself as one of the leading fitness and exercise blogs providing cutting edge Fitness advice, a Nutrition section, that offers a range of healthy recipes, diets and industry expert chefs and nutritionists.
10. Imperfect Matter
Run by Cat Meffan, a twenty something Jewellery Designer from Herfordshire shares her own personal journey of living a healthy lifestyle, from her fitness life to the nutritional foods she eats.
The fundamentals of working with bloggers are the same as with traditional journalists at traditional media outlets: respect their schedules; take time to read their material to learn their interests; and only contact them if/when they want to be contacted.
Vuelio’s blog ranking methodology takes into consideration social sharing, topic-related content and post frequency. Profiles of these fitness and excercise blogs and their authors can be found in the Vuelio Media Database