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Inspiring Health and Wellness Blogs to Follow

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Apr 28th, 2017

Everyone can benefit from having a health guru. But it can get overwhelming with so much literature available about healthy eating and maintaining a fitness regimen. Well, we’re here to help narrow down the search for information that’s both accurate and pertinent to your everyday life. While this list is far from complete, here are some health blogs you can count on for well-researched, well-written content and healthy living inspiration.

24 Carrot Life

Katie started this food-centric health blog four years ago to show readers that eating healthy, eating simply, and eating well are not mutually exclusive. Recipes make up much of the blog’s content, but 24 Carrot Life also features posts on travel, curing skin ails through dietary changes, and more.

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Years ago, a friend told me that he thought I was getting "too diesel" (aka bulky). At the time, this comment really disturbed me. I felt angry that someone felt it was appropriate to comment on my body in this way, but moreso I wondered, "Is it true? Am I too diesel/jacked/muscular?" • I remember feeling extremely vulnerable and questioning my choices for my body, all because someone thought it was okay to decide that I was was "too much." The funny thing is that now, after spending years reclaiming my worth and my personal power, I welcome the concept of taking up space with my body and my voice. • While I never think it's okay to impose your thoughts and perceptions on someone else's body, I use these comments as an opportunity to both open a dialogue and stand in my power. • Now when someone says I look jacked, I simply reply, "Fuckin' right I do." What I choose to do with my body, how I choose to adorn it and train it - that's my prerogative. My body literally has nothing to do with anyone but me. • What it comes down to is this: THE ONLY OPINION OF YOUR BODY THAT MATTERS IS YOUR OWN. So rather than stressing out over whether someone thinks you're "too jacked/lean/big/fat/skinny..." spend your energy cultivating an opinion of your body that is loving and compassionate - one that isn't conditional or destructive. #jackedandtan #toomuscular #diesel #bodypositive #musclesandmindfulness #girlswholift #nastywoman #strongbetch 📷@violetartistry

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Eat, Lift, and Be Happy

Neghar Fonooni’s sensational blog covers fitness, food, and self-respect. The wisdom in her writing can be applied to anyone’s life, but empowering women is Fonooni’s mission.

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Eat, Live, Run

Jenna Beaugh is a trained chef and mother of two living in Berkeley, CA. Her blog, now a decade in the making, is loaded with recipes, cookbook reviews, exercise tips, fashion musings, and stories.

The Fitnessista

Certified fitness instructor and personal trainer Gina Harvey knows what it’s like to live a busy life. Efficiency and simplicity are themes in the workouts and recipes she posts on her blog.

MyFitnessPal Blog

Formerly called Hello Healthy, MyFitnessPal’s blog features healthy recipes, tips for eating well, and exercise tutorials. Workout videos, popular among readers and MyFitnessPal users, are growing increasingly common.

Jessica Sepel

For healthy living inspiration from down under, check out Jessica Sepel’s self-titled blog or follow her on Instagram. She regularly posts fresh advice, original recipes, and awe-inspiring photos of her native Australia.

The Minimalists

Everyone’s heard that less can be more. Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus have dedicated the last several years to documenting the minimalist lifestyle by living it and sharing along the way. The duo’s “empire” includes a weekly podcast and a blog populated by essays on simple living. Diet and exercise make several appearances.

Nerd Fitness

Fitness doesn’t come naturally to everyone. If you’re nodding along emphatically and you want to get in shape, check out the Nerd Fitness blog. When you’re ready to get even more serious about being fit, you might want to join Nerd Fitness Academy.

Precision Nutrition

Precision Nutrition’s diet and exercise programs have earned the company loads of recognition. The Precision Nutrition blog, offering advice on everything from food prep to body optimization, is worthy of accolades as well.

Run to the Finish

Runners and wannabe runners, visit RuntotheFinish.com today. Amanda Brooks’ accessible, educational blog is a treasure trove of running world information.

Wellness Mama

This extraordinary blog covers a wide range of topics on health and wellness. Diet and exercise tips, gardening, and sustainable living are a few subjects covered.

YogaDork

There are so many active yoga blogs. It’s surprising this is the only yoga-specific title on this list. YogaDork takes yoga seriously, but it takes the yoga world lightly. Visit for a dose of yoga philosophy, asana guidance, or to laugh at some of the latest yoga trends to take the world by storm.

Zen Habits

If you’re looking to cultivate healthy rituals, explore ZenHabits.net. More than ten years’ worth of blog archives encourage readers to pay attention to their breathing and live as presently as possible.

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