25 Fitness Bloggers on Google+ You Should Add to Your Circles
Google recently gave their social network, Google+, a complete overhaul. With new navigation, a redesigned stream, dedicated hangouts pages and a Facebook style timeline cover.
In todays post we want to highlight 25 of our favourite fitness bloggers on Google’s ever expanding network – Add them to your circles, maybe even connect in hangouts.
1. Lisa Johnson
Lisa is a certified personal trainer, a certified Pilates instructor, who runs an award-winning Pilates studio based in Boston, Massachusetts.
Interesting Fact: Lisa is the first Pilates instructor admitted as an educational affiliate of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecologists.
2. Kirk Fontaine
Kirk is a NASM-Certified Personal Trainer based in Cleveland Ohio.
He is passionate about educating the public with his knowledge in health and fitness so that they can make informed decisions about their health and well being for the remainder of their life.
3. Derek Flanzraich
Derek is a health & fitness/digital media entrepreneur who runs the truly great Greatist.com – a health & fitness media startup dedicated to inspiring and informing the world to make one healthier choice per week.
Recommended: Check out his insightful post on How To: Disrupt The Gym Business (Using Technology & Community).
I’d spend the time to recognize & reward great members who are motivating & helping others. Why just have a wall of trainer photos when the regular members are just as important at setting the gym’s pace & satisfaction? What if a gym treated its members like constituents, not customers?
4. Maximillian Barry
Max is a certified personal trainer and fitness director at Sport & Wellness.
You can find him on Google+ sharing workouts, exercise & diet tips, healthy recipes, and inspirational quotes by himself & others.
“The difference between where you are, and where you want to be is the action you take.”
~ by +Maximillian Barry
5. Heather Frey
Big fan of Heathers. Her main area of work is in fitness training for the mind:
Your fitness is 100% mental. Your body won’t go where your mind doesn’t push it
Heather is the owner and founder of SmashFit – the first personal trainer and fitness matching website on the net.
If you are in need of daily fitness inspiration – you can’t go wrong by adding Heather to your circles.
6. Alexandra Williams
Alexandra wins hand down for best profile pic on Google+. Love it!
When not co-hosting the international online radio show, “Fun and Fit” with her twin sister Kymberly – you can find Alexandra blogging at FunandFit.org covering everything from healthy cereals to treadmill walking workouts.
As well as being a prolific blogger, Alexandra is currently on staff in the Dept. of Exercise Studies at UCSB and a contributing editor and writer for IDEA International Health and Fitness Association.
7. Ste Bacon
Ste is the founder and editor of foodandfitness.co.uk, a health, fitness and nutrition resource.
He is passionate about developing and maintaining good health. Providing access to relevant education, along with support and advice to help people fundamentally improve their daily diet and exercise habits.
The difference between who you are right now, and who you want to be, is what you do
8. Kevin McMillian
With possibly one of the cleanest well designed sites in the fitness space – Fitness Black and White is packed full of valuable fitness information.
If in need of inspiration – check out Kevin’s Visual Impact Muscle Building & Cardio results After 2 Months.
9. Srdjan Popovic
Srdjan, blogs at one of our favourite fitness sites BloomtoFit – where you can learn how to build a better body for life.
Check out Srdjan’s post here on Bodyhack – The realities of being comfortable.
10. Melissa Bender
Melissa is an occupational therapist student and fitness blogger. Her blog chronicles her fitness journey – incorporating yoga, fitness, strength training, running, and healthy diet tips.
11. Jennifer Edwards
When not blogging you can find Jennifer working as the community manager for the Young Entrepreneur Council.
12. Douglas Robb
Douglas is the author of health & fitness blog – Health Habits.
He is also the co-founder of the Hive Health Media Network – a health and fitness lifestyle blog network, covering everything from weight loss tips and advice to breaking and sometimes controversial health, fitness, and nutrition topics.
You may already know Douglas via Twitter @HealthHabits where he has a staggering 380,000 followers – and shares great content daily. Expect more of the same over on his Google+ stream.
Be Legendary. That’s Chad’s mission – not for himself (he already is) it’s helping you become legendary in all areas of your life.
On his blog you’ll find muscle-building tips that will help you gain lean, athletic muscle. Training tips that will help you increase strength, speed, power, and overall athleticism. Alongside planning, goal-setting, training, nutritional, and motivational strategies.
Don’t settle for mediocrity, don’t settle for average. Live with passion, love with passion, work with passion, and live life like it’s the only one you’re going to live. Because, well, it is.
Kyle is a personal trainer and nutritional consultant based in Vancouver, B.C.
He runs Kyle Grieve Fitness and blogs regularly on topics such as fat loss, resistance training and nutrition.
You’ll be hard pressed to not learn something new while reading any of his articles.
Marc is a Personal Development Blogger over at Marc and Angel where he shares practical tips for productive living.
The blog is coauthored with his wife Angel and together they share actionable information on productivity, health, love, and work.
The blog posts are always superb – here are a couple of our favourites:
Free subscription via RSS is a no-brainer.
Alison Lewis is the president and owner of Ingredients Inc where she is known for sharing healthy, family-friendly recipes, travel and fitness writing.
When not blogging, Alison is busy creating new healthy recipies and creating the go-to book on sandwiches – 400 Best Sandwich Recipes: From Classics & Burgers to Wraps & Condiments.
If that’s not enough – Alison is also the Creator of “The FoodLife Project” devoted to educating people on living a healthy lifestyle.
17. Ben Greenfield
Ben is a human performance consultant and CEO of The Superhuman Network, a coaching programme teaching cutting edge techniques to help enhance your body and mind.
You can find him blogging over at Ben Greenfield Fitness sharing nutrition, weight loss, triathlon and wellness advice.
He also runs the Rock Star Triathlete Academy, the internet’s top school for learning the sport of triathlon and how to be a better triathlete.
18. Toni Church
Run Often, Love Completely, Live Fully
James is the Editor-in-chief at FitnessBlogger.co.uk a meeting place for people who are rediscovering a healthy lifestyle after spending too long in the exercise wilderness.
With a personal story we can all relate to – he originally started the site to chart his own fitness journey.
Fast forward two years – Fitness Blogger UK now provides an online community, a place for fitness novices, athletes of all levels and those in the fitness industry to meet and exchange ideas and offer advice on all things health and fitness related.
20. Jess Milcetich
Jess is a former journalist turned social media geek and healthy living blogger.
By day you can find her managing the social presence and blog of USA.gov, by night blogging about healthy living, running, fitness and nutrition on her personal blog.
An avid runner with 35 races under her belt – you can follow Jess’s race recaps here.
21. Tracy Benham
A producer for the Active Health Network, Tracy has trained Olympic athletes and has taught 10,000+ group exercise classes. Wow!
When not sharing her best strategies for staying fit on the go. Tracy can be found usually sunburned and trying to find more ways to travel, explore and be outside – while trying to create small impacts of good.
22. Angelique Kronebusch
Lover all thing fitness and health – Angelique helps people reach their desired fitness and weight loss goals. She keep all her clients on track with exercise and healthy eating – helping them lose the weight they want and feel great about themselves inside and out.
23. Rusty Moore
Rusty is a fitness author and blogger at Fitness Black Book – one of the first websites that pushed the idea of getting fit, without looking like a “gym rat”.
His site is laser-focused on discussing the methods and science behind getting a slim and sexy functionally fit body. Being laser focused definitely paid off with interest in his books and blog content surging over the years – from 500 visitors per day to 1 Million page views per month.
Rusty’s goals for 2012 is to deliver more valuable content to his current customers and help more people hit their fitness goals.
24. Bella Cruz
Can you recommend a fitness blogger sharing great content on Google+? Let us know about them in the comments.