Inspiration Weight Loss Blogs
If there’s one thing Dr. Berg loves it’s hearing about people getting healthy to lose weight. Here we’ve compiled some of our favourite fitness and weight loss blogs to celebrate and inspire.
Theodora lost over 50 pounds and shares her experiences living a healthy lifestyle in New York City. On her website, she shares her personal nutritional guidelines which are very straightforward. Other topics that she covers include personal fitness, marathon running, food, and of course, her beloved NYC.
Bella's inspiring success story and endearingly snarky voice make her website a must-read for people interested in weight loss or making the change from unhealthy to healthy. She covers everything from recipes and veganism to size acceptance and food/obesity politics. Over time, the focus of the site has evolved from weight loss to being healthy no matter what your size.
Jennifer's enthusiasm and "no excuses" mentality is infectious. She doesn't sugar coat anything and reiterates that the journey to a healthier you will be hard. One of her most popular posts, "How I Stopped Binging," gives examples of what she eats on a daily basis and what she has removed from her diet. One of the highlights of her site is her brave (and sometimes graphic) sharing of her skin removal surgery.
Shelly shares the story of what made her decide to have weight loss surgery and her life post-surgery. Her website has a plethora of recipes that are weight loss surgery friendly. The "Eggface Pantry Essentials" list is an excellent comprehensive resource no matter what method you're using to lose weight.
In 2005, Roni started her blog to help her with accountability while she lost weight. Since then, she's added a recipe blog, started a media company, founded a conference, and opened a weight loss community. Her weight loss success and her career success are equally inspiring for readers.
Beth blogs from D.C. about her journey to find a healthy weight that she can maintain. Her site has a plethora of vegetarian recipes and some great information about Weight Watchers, where Beth is a leader. She also has a great starter grocery list for anyone trying to lose weight, whether they are a vegetarian or not.
Learn Fitness is a blog about weight loss from a man's point of view, a refreshing change in a market dominated by female bloggers. Sean's message is taking the weight loss journey one sport, goal, and day at a time. He concentrates on eating healthy and exercising, instead of dieting. Not only are his successes inspiring, but his honesty makes his failures inspiring also.
Zeusmeatball chronicles his journey from 500 pounds to 300 pounds, including his recent gain after the death of his mother. His positive attitude is infectious, and his raw, honest voice makes the reader feel like they're corresponding with a friend, not reading the blog of a stranger.
Emmie shares her ongoing weight loss journey from morbidly obese to healthy and is an inspiration to readers, as she has already lost over 113 pounds! She focuses on being healthy, more than on a specific size goal, and started the blog as encouragement to others who might feel alone in their weight loss journeys. She is also passionate about plus size fashion and features a clothing directory on the site.
Opened “to combat workplace boredom,” Shauna’s blog is laced with edgy humor and thick with an Australian-Scottish accent. Her book, “The Amazing Adventures of Dietgirl,” chronicles her amazing 175 pound weight loss journey in a hilarious tale of travel, romance, and inspiration.
Runs for Cookies is a blog about Kate’s weight loss and her important discovery: if you exercise more, you can eat more! She started jogging in order to continue to eat cookies. She’s lost over 125 pounds and now focuses on maintaining a healthy weight, overcoming binge eating impulses and running.
In her blog, No Thanks to Cake, Kelly is transforming herself into a healthy weight and lifestyle. She started the blog to motivate herself on her journey and shares tips to inspire others to transform themselves as well. She has a great collection of recipes on the site, with step by step photos.
Mary is a passionate fitness trainer who aspires to help people better themselves both physically and spiritually. After achieving her own weight loss and lifestyle goals, she now focuses on helping others.
Started to share Jennifer’s journey to lose more than 100 pounds, the blog covers a variety of topics that inspire readers to do the same. She’s even inspired her sister to start her own journey and post on the site, so readers will have the perspective of both someone who has already lost weight as well as someone just starting out.
Ben started the blog as a Christmas gift to his grandmother, in response to her question: was he happy with life? He was, in fact, morbidly overweight and severely depressed. The morning after she asked the question, he opened the blog as a present for her and a motivational tool for himself. The blog is a shining example of how if you want to do something, you can do it!
Full of life and determination, Lori shares her weight loss struggle and success. The Great Veggie Experiment is a must-read for those who are challenged to eat vegetables. The site also contains a large amount of recipes and workout tips and has an abundance of photos.
In 2005, Lynn started the blog as a journal of her weight loss. During her journey, she found that it was a permanent change in attitude that finally allowed her to achieve a permanent weight loss. The site showcases her journey and current posts focus on maintenance and inspiration to others.
From 300 pounds to bikini competitor! Erika shares with readers her weight loss story and enlightens them on healthy and happy living through a comprehensive collection of topics such as emotional eating, beauty, celeb watch, recipes, food, sex, culture, body image, and exercises.
Andra’s blog is dedicated to her weight loss journey and maintaining the healthy lifestyle she has achieved. Now that she is no longer a statistic, she still loves to eat and hopes to inspire others.
A passionate cook and baker, Andie shares her personal journey of 100+ pounds of weight loss accompanied by tantalizing photos of her recipe creations. She’s now started her mom on a weight loss adventure, and they are tracking progress on the blog.
Alissa is using Weight Watchers' online program to lose half her body weight and shares her progress and new lifestyle with readers of her blog. She has a great collection of Points Plus recipes shared on the site.
Alan’s blog is a forthright look at his struggle to become healthy and happy. He shares his experiences so others can understand overweight people who are trying to lose weight. Starting at 480 pounds, he is down to 339 pounds and still going!
Fit to the Finish is Diane’s story of how she lost over 150 pounds and keeps it off. She focuses on how small steps can add up and how to take that ever-important First Step towards your goal.
Michelle has changed the blog title from Loser to Maintainer after achieving her weight loss goals and focuses on maintenance. She attributes her success to cognitive behavior therapy techniques and offers great tips to overcome slumps.
If you know of or run your own fitness and weight loss blog that you’d like to add to our list, please don’t hesitate to contact us on drbergmarketing[@]gmail.com