50 Healthy Living Bloggers You Need to Follow

(Last Updated On: August 3, 2018)

Healthy living bloggers are brilliant for health conscious individuals who like to see regular inspiration, get motivated and learn new, different methods of staying healthy. Whether that be healthy meal plans, crazy diets, new workouts, yoga poses or simple supplement incorporations. These bloggers allow us to learn about various health movements and their impacts upon the body, seeing if they are appropriate for ourselves. For example the vegetarian and vegan diets are healthy lifestyle choices which can be difficult to follow if you have little know how or guidance.

With there being no shortage of blogs on the internet, these healthy living bloggers are not far and few between. However, the useful informative and helpful ones can be annoying to find for busy individuals. I mean, who really has time to trawl the internet looking for the perfect blogger? (Except for us of course!).

We’ve found 50 of the best online health bloggers out there that you definitely need to follow. Useful, upbeat and informative without being irritating for the follower, the bloggers we’ve discovered are the some of the best out there!

Our healthy bloggers list, 50 of the best:

Fit Bottomed Girls

Fit Bottomed Girls is run by Erin Whitehead, Kristen Seymour and Jennipher Walters offers tips, advice, workouts, honest reviews and suggestions for the reader. Incorporating fitness humour into their blog, Fit Bottomed Girls is a fantastic read for both men and women alike. Check them out!

Remodel Fitness

A site designed for women, where science-based information is easy to find as well as positive body inspiration to use effectively. Teaching women how to get in shape, helping them to stop focusing on the calories and giving women the confidence they need to feel just great!

Nerd Fitness

Regardless of where you’re at on your fitness journey today, we’re a community of underdogs, misfits, and mutants that can’t wait to help.”

For the un-average, non-conforming, different individuals or just simply the ‘nerds’, Nerd Fitness helps all on their journey to good health no matter how big or small they are initially. Accepting and understanding, this blog will help anyone who visits no matter their interests or background.

YogaDork

YogaDork is exactly as the name suggests -yoga fanatics! Offering commentary on the latest yoga related news and doing so with a heavy dose of wit and wisdom. This site is great for frequent yoga practicers, or beginning who want to know where to begin. Visit now!

Teaching us how to incorporate health and fitness into our lives, without letting them dominate is exactly what Nia Shanks’ blog does. Building her readers up, making them proud of their achievements while offering great tips and advice along the way. The blog’s creator, Nia Shanks, is a coach and a writer, striving to help women discover their potential.

A quote from one of the blog’s readers, found on Nia’s About page goes as such:

I absolutely love your no nonsense simple approach to fitness and nutrition and I’m not exaggerating when I say it has changed my life. I have been doing your training programs for the last 1.5 + years and have seen more progress in that time than any other. And please keep up the great work and great training programs!!  Also, thank you for making them so affordable, it almost feels like I’m ripping you off!— Kerry”

Roman Fitness Systems

Founded by John Romaniello, Roman Fitness Systems has expanded from one guy with his fitness blog to nearly a dozen employees, products and tonnes of structure. Providing high-quality information about health and fitness, this particular blog is brilliant for all individuals.

Neghar Fonooni

Helping women stand in their power is Neghar Fonooni’s goal for her blog. As a writer she has combined an amalgamation of tips, advice, help, lifestyle guidance and even the occasional ‘girl talk’ on her blog, with the intention of improving the wellbeing of all her readers. While using her extensive knowledge working as a personal trainer and fitness coach for over 15 years.

Black Girls Run

Created in 2009 by Toni Carey and Ashley Hicks-Rocha, Black Girls Run was made with the intention of helping to combat the growing obesity epidemic in the African-American community. By providing encouragement to both new and experienced runners, this website is a great motivational blog aimed at black women but is equally important and appropriate for women and men of all ethnicities.

Fit and Feminist

Caitlin Constantine started this blog in 2011 due to her personal interest in health, fitness and feminism. Feeling that there was little in terms of health / fitness from the perspective of a feminist on the internet at that current time. This blog provides some great, useful content for it’s followers.

Girls Gone Strong

Healthy body

Is a brilliant forum for world-class health and fitness professionals to come together providing excellent and intelligent advice for women. Fighting against the massive weight-loss industry that in their words “prey on women’s insecurities for profit”.

Tony Gentilcore

Tony Gentilcore is one of the founders of the company Cressey Sports Performance, although no longer coaching there he runs this particular blog to educate and advise on fitness.

Weighty Matters

This blog is run by Yoni Freedhoff, a family doctor, assistant professor at the University of Ottawa and author of The Diet Fix. This blog is run to inform anyone concerning upon the latest news in the health world.

Chris Kresser

Chris Kresser, recently named one of the 100 most influential people in health and fitness by Greatist.com, is the creator of this particular blog. With help on various health topics including lowering your cholesterol, conceiving a healthy baby, achieving better moods and vegan and vegetarian diets.

Precision Nutrition

Helping people by providing ongoing support, guidance and coaching Precision Nutrition has it all. The site even has individually tailored sections for men and for women.

Wellness Mama

Simple answers for the health concerned through recipes, tutorials and with the occasional addition of humour. Ran by Katie, a tremendous mother and advice giver, the website is brilliant for the whole family.

Stupid Easy Paleo

Easy to follow, useful and healthy recipes is what this blog is perfect for.

Foods and meals that are bound to give you and your body everything it need to function at optimum levels.

JillFit

Created by Jill, this blog is all about achieving an amazing happy and healthy lifestyle. With the intents of breaking the yo-yo weight cycle for women, this website is perfect for those of us who feel as if they are just simply stuck in a rut!

My New Roots

Formed in October 2007, this blog shares “edible inspirations”, and a deep love for natural and healthy foods. Perfect for finding the simple but great tasting recipes and ideas you’ve been looking for.

“I started this blog because I wanted to share the incredible knowledge I had received through my education in Holistic Nutrition. I discovered so many things that I believed needed to be public information, not just for those who can go to school to study in this field. I wanted to set up a non-biased space for people to come and learn about how to take better care of themselves through diet and lifestyle, as I have seen immense changes in myself since making little, positive changes every day.” –Sarah B. blog’s creator.

Daily Cup of Yoga

Yoga

Run by yoga enthusiast Brian, Daily Cup of Yoga was started in 2007 as his “personal online universe” to record his discovery into the world of yoga. This blog is informative and enlightening for the yoga novice and educated alike.

Tiny Buddha

On Tiny Buddha, founded by Lori Deschene, you’ll find numerous posts regarding happiness, love, relationships, mindfulness, spirituality, health, minimalism and more! Much of the content on this particular blog is rooted from Buddhism, making this the perfect site for a healthy and happier body, whilst learning about this particular belief system.

The Minimalists

A blog designed to inform on how it is possible to live a meaningful life with less stuff. By making room in your life through letting go of your materialistic objects, you open the door leading to more time, passion, feeling, freedom and growth to name just a few. This healthy living blog takes a different approach to the whole subject, focusing more on mental and emotional health.

Deliciously Ella

Started in 2012, Deliciously Ella has evolved into a community of like-minded people. Believing in natural, real and honest food this site is fantastic for recipes of all kinds.

Hemsley and Hemsley

Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley, self declared food lovers, run Hemsley and Hemsley for fellow wellness and nutrition-dense food enthusiasts. Aiding with people’s relationship with food, this blog is great for over-eaters and snack indulgers.

Oh She Glows

This award-winning recipe blog features over 500 healthy recipes, while growing more and more each day in size. Intended to inspire and encourage individuals to embrace more plant-based foods. Picky-eaters and children can all rejoice with these recipes too, as they’re suitable for all!

This blog was created initially to document the founder’s, Angela, recovery from an eating disorder, her journey back to health and the drastic effect food can have on our lives.

The Picky Eater

Anjali, the creator of The Picky Eater, documents her recipes and adventures in cooking healthy meals that picky-eater husband approves. This blog is fantastic for cooking and creating children’s meals and catering to the more hard-to-feed individuals out there whilst still staying healthy.

Wholeheartedly Healthy

This blog is for the serial dieters ready to ditch the habit, the ladies that love food but want to get healthier and the busy mums just trying to hold it all together, get healthy and feel good at the same time – believe me when I say I know what it’s like to be all of those!!” -Laura, creator of Wholeheartedly Healthy

Honestly Healthy

All recipes on this blog are gluten free, wheat free and cow’s dairy free catering for the dietary requirements of many or just providing alternative healthy recipes. We the thought that all processed food is “evil”, Honestly Healthy relies on natural, wholesome ingredients for their recipes and advice.

Minimalist Baker

Husband and wife team, John and Dana, founded the Minimalist Baker in 2012. Many of the blog’s recipes are special-diet friendly.

Food Heaven Made Easy

Registered dieticians with master’s degrees in nutrition, Wendy and Jess are best friends who decided to created this blog for fellow food-lovers. Their philosophy is that healthy eating should delicious, cost effective and relatively painless.”

101 Cookbooks

A perfect place to find great healthy recipes, useful recommended cookbooks, and brilliant ingredients to use in your cooking.

Green Kitchen Stories

Vegetarian recipes and ideas can be found through this blog, making those boring veggies gorgeous tasting and fun to eat. With their stories told through their posts, Green Kitchen Stories is a never a boring read, as the founding couple strive to make healthy eating enjoyable for everyone.

Golubka KItchen

Mother and daughter team have been sharing their ideas about healthy eating and nourishing recipes on this blog since 2010. Vegetarian, vegan and mostly raw recipes can be found on this site -perfect for those who have alternative dietary choices. The name Golubka is russian for dove, which ties into the mother’s maiden name. Read more on the blog itself.

The Full Helping

Gena formed the blog to help fellow eating disorder sufferers as she herself is a recovered anorexic. Becoming vegan helped her to cope and develop a healthier relationship with food. The blog hosts a series named Green Recovery, which is designed to to highlight stories of recovery that are helped or triggered by veganism.

Running on Real Food

Started in 2013 to share experiences in healthy eating, fitness and to motivate others into participating in a healthy lifestyle; Running on Real Food is great for vegan recipes, workouts and tips.

Sweet Potato Soul

On this blog you’ll find an abundance of easy to make vegan recipes, shared useful cooking videos and health related tips for the readers. With a YouTube account to match, this blog is interactive and helpful for all who visit.

The First Mess

On this blog, author Laura writes about the things she loves: cooking, plant-based foods and wholesome meals.

Nom Nom Paleo

Obsessed foodie Michelle Tam, created this blog for the Paleo dedicated. The Paleo diet is simply eating whole, unprocessed, nutritional foods while avoiding foods that harm by causing systemic inflammation, wreaking havoc on our digestive system or negatively affecting the body’s metabolic processes.

PaleOMG

“Real food. Real life. Real simple.”

This blog is also paleo diet surrounded, tailored for the wellbeing of our bodies. The blog’s name is actually pronounced pay-lee-o.m.g and is simply created to help others in pursuing a healthy lifestyle. With paleo meal plans, beauty, fitness, travel, decor, recipes sections as well as a podcast this blog has it all.

Sassy Kitchen

This gluten-free blog is fantastic for finding these special-dietary requirement versions of normal everyday recipes. Blogger Julia Gartland is responsible for this brilliant blog.

My Darling Lemon Thyme

With blogger mother Emma Galloway, and children, suffering from both gluten and lactose intolerance this blog was creating in mind of helping fellow sufferers by providing friendly recipes and tips for meals.

Lexi’s Clean Kitchen

Recipe developer and food photographer Lexi created this blog for foodies around the world. This blog started in May 2013 is now Lexi’s full time job after leaving teaching in 2015. This blog is a forum for Lexi to share with her readers clean, healthy and allergy-free recipes.

Food Politics

Food Politics by Marion Nestle is intended to keep readers well-informed and educated in the world of food.

Whole30

Serving more than 1.5 million visitors a month, the Whole30 blog includes meal plans, it’s own forum for sharing ideas and advices, books and help with pregnancy.

Mark Bittman

This blog is great to find healthy treat recipes, video and tv articles, a gorgeous food gallery and a whole host of healthy living / recipes books written by Mark Bittman.

Examine.com

Examin.com provides “answers to your common supplement and nutrition questions”.

Nutrition Stripped

Founded by dietician and nutritionist McKel Hill, this blog does as it says -strips away any confusion in the world of nutrition. Covering everything from wellness tips, natural beauty, fitness, whole food recipes, workout playlists and more! This site is one of my personal favourites on this list.

Sportsister

With reviews, sports news, events, training, travel sections this blog is great for both men and women alike.

The Almond Eater.

A great blog for healthy recipes including dinners, lunches, treats, snacks, drinks and breakfasts. All recipes on the blog take around 30 minutes or less, helping food to become easy, stress-free and quick!

Diary of an Aspiring Loser.

Started by Michelle in 2007 to chronicle her weight loss journey, this blog helped her to stay on track on remind her of what it was she was trying to achieve. Now the blog is the perfect place for finding a healthy diet in which you can maintain to stay healthy or to lose weight, while talking about both exercise and physical fitness.

Skinnytaste.

Helping to aid in your education of correct portion sizes, healthy foods and wholesome recipes this blog is brilliant to use when wanting to lose weight. Or even wanting to gain weight and become as healthy as you can possibly be.

 

Final thoughts

So, that’s our fully comprehensive list of 50 Healthy Living Bloggers You Need to Follow! My personal favourite is Nerd Fitness, as I believe I love the humour and (sadly) understand their nerdy references! This site is also my favourite dues it’s design and fantastic amount of free tools and resources for the reader.

We here at Balance Me Beautiful look forward to hearing from our readers, so feel free to leave a comment below on which blog from our list is your favourite! Or perhaps yours isn’t included here -so feel free to let us know. If your have any questions or suggestions about future articles feel free to submit on our Contact page.

Thanks for reading!

Written by Irina Radosevic MD
Irina graduated from the University of Belgrade, School of Medicine as a Doctor of Medicine (MD) and spent over 3 years working in the Clinical Hospital Center Zvezdara, in the Department of Emergency Medicine. She also undertook a postgraduate in Cardiology from the same University and had previously worked for over a year as a Physician and Nutritionist Dietitian for the Fitness club Green Zone. She eventually left her chaotic but fulfilling job in the ER to pursue her passion of writing, travelling and mountain climbing which has included writing a first aid course for the alpine club of Belgrade. Irina currently works as a VA for PintMedia focusing on medical and travel writing. Feel free to connect with Irina on LinkedIn and FaceBook. Her CV can be seen here.