The Top 10 Up & Coming Fitness Bloggers

The Top 10 Up & Coming Fitness Bloggers

Today it seems like technology, fads, and entertainment last shorter than a snap on Snapchat.

What’s new in March is old by April.

Every industry is being affected by the fast paced world we live in.

In the world of fitness, there are tons of young and exciting bloggers putting fresh, hip, and helpful content on the internet. Not only have they embraced blogging, but many have embraced and are changing the content game with Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube.

The Ten Best Up and Coming Fitness Bloggers

Greg Nuckols: strengtheory.comtop fitness bloggers

Greg dives deep into scientific studies to break down the walls and shatter long-held fitness myths.

He asks unique questions that examine aspects of fitness most never contemplate. He’s written about how what your mother consumes during pregnancy can dictate how much muscle you can build to the science behind DOMS and even how your wrist size affects your muscle gain potential.

If you’re a science junky who loves the nuts and bolts of the body or what happens with the mechanics of a lift, check out Greg.

Mike Vacanti:

Mike is not only an amazing writer but his YouTube series “Equals and Alternatives” cuts through the claims of marketing companies and shows you how to pick the best foods for fat loss… no matter what the label claims.

As a writer Mike cuts to the core, keeping it short and sweet, but every sentence is from the heart and you can feel his passion in every word.

When it comes to Snapchat, Mike is the best fitness personality to follow on the hottest social media app of 2016.

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Jessi Kneeland:

Loving ourselves and our faults is one of the hardest things to do as a human. Jessi is one of the best in the industry who practices self-acceptance and body love by helping clients and readers to reframe their negative perceptions.

She helps women discover the power and strength within their bodies. Helping them feel alive and vibrant in the magnificent bodies they inhabit.

At the heart of her writing are tips and advice on how to make your mindset work for you and not against you.

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Tanner Baze: tannerbaze.comtop fitness bloggers

Everyone has that best friend who they trust no matter what: that person who’ll put their arm around you in tough times, but also provide a quick, stern kick in the butt when you need it. This is Tanner Baze.

If you’re a young college student or recent graduate you’ll love Tanner’s sense of humor, his geeky references, and his straightforward tips for how to get lean and stay lean all year long.

He knows how to hit the gym hard, nail nutrition, and then head out to the bar for a few drinks without having to worry about gaining a single ounce of fat.

Like your best friend, though, he’ll make you laugh but he’ll also challenge you to be better when you falter.

Joe Wicks:

Instagram has become a huge avenue for the fitness world. No one has seen success like that of Joe Wicks.

His 90-day fitness and nutrition program promotes wholesome, healthy meals that anyone can whip up in a matter of minutes.

“Lean in 15,” his first book, became a hit in Britain. So much so that it is now one of the top 20 biggest selling books of all time in the UK.

A proponent of HIIT workouts and quick and easy meals, Joe has helped over 50,000 clients transform their lives.

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Jason Helmes: anymanfitness.comtop fitness bloggers

Time is the number one reason why people say they can’t get in shape.

Jason, a full-time middle school math teacher, and father of two, has developed a system to help other parents and time-crunched individuals achieve results they never thought possible.

Like the math problems he helps students solve, Jason breaks fitness down into bite-sized easy to digest morsels and presents the simple ways to lose fat without ever doing a single minute of cardio.

If you consider yourself an “Average Joe” but want to take your fitness to the next level, Jason is your guy.

Fit Bottomed Girls:

Anyone who makes a play on a Queen song is already awesome in my book. But these three ladies — Jennipher Walters, Erin Whitehead, and Kristen Seymour — create some of the best content for women (and men) on the internet.

Fit Bottomed Girls, combine their fun loving attitudes with actionable tips that help readers to live a more active and healthy lifestyle without restrictions.

They expanded their writing and even have a side site called Fit Bottomed Mommas aimed at helping women stay fit and active during their pregnancy and as new mothers.

If you’re looking for women who are honest and truthful with their experiences in life, look no further than Fit Bottomed Girls.

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Bach Performance:

Have you hung up the cleats or retired the old football jersey in the last few years, but miss training like an athlete? Look no further than Eric Bach.

Eric has helped tons of young men prepare for the NFL combine or improve their athleticism during their summer break from college.

Combining aspects of bodybuilding and sport specific training, Eric helps former athletes rekindle their athleticism while building the muscular physiques you see on star athletes today.

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Travis Pollen: fitnesspollenator.comtop fitness bloggers

If you love reading science or understanding how the mechanics of the body function you’ll love reading Travis Pollen aka “The Fitness Pollenator.”

Travis breaks down the movement of the body and the small tweaks you can make to perform your favorite lifts better. He does this with the right amount of science and the right amount of humor.

Adam Ali:

Ketogenic dieting has been gaining more and more traction in the fitness world. But for the most part, there aren’t many keto bloggers out there who are writing exciting content.

Until Adam Ali of “Physiqonomics” came on the scene.

Sprinkled with plenty of references to comic books, manga, or Mario Kart, Adam breaks down the science of studies on Keto dieting or training and presents it in a fun and fresh way.

If you’re a low carb dieter or follower of Keto, Adam will show you how to keep training hard, gain size, and get ridiculously strong, all while rocking abs all year round.

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The New Kids in Town

For decades, fitness information came from magazines. And for the most part, it all felt the same. But the ten bloggers mentioned above are not only writing and creating fresh and exciting views of fitness, nutrition, and lifestyle, but they’re doing it by being honest, open, and human.

That is ultimately what we want out of a good fitness writer. We want to feel like they understand us and connect with our world.

If you want to hear more from these up and coming bloggers, you can check out interviews I’ve done with almost of them on my podcast, Side Quest Podcast.

Check out the podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher, or on my website here.

Robbie Farlow

Robbie Farlow

Writer and expert

As a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer, Robbie specializes in improving the lives of his clients through his 24/7 support and knowledge from his own personal fitness journey. In his spare time, he enjoys sharing his expert training tips online either through Myprotein, or his own site He also hosts a weekly training podcast to answer training and nutrition questions with other fitness experts. Check out more of his training tips and tricks on his Twitter feed:

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