Stay Fit with Fitness Influencers

 Stay Fit with Fitness Influencers

Dame Kelly Holmes

Double Olympic Champion, Dame Kelly Holmes is one of the UK’s most popular athletes. Holmes specialised in the 800 metres and 1500 metre events and won a gold medal for both distances at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. Since retiring, the athlete has gone onto to write multiple books, set up the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust and is studying to become a Personal Training with FilesBun On her blog, you will find important advice on improving your mental health and well-being, workouts and interviews.

Check out our video with Dame Kelly Holmes as she walks us through her exciting and varied career in the fitness industry:

Carly Rowena

Carly Rowena is a Personal Trainer, Health and Wellness Blogger and YouTuber from the UK. In 2018, Carly won the Best Health and Fitness Blog at the Vuelio Blog Awards 2018.

Her approach to fitness is all about functional movements, and inspiring others to live a healthier and happier lifestyle. On her blog, you can expect travel, wellness tips and innovative workout challenges.

Carly has had quite the successful career having worked in a job that she disliked. Turning to YouTube, nowadays she trains clients face to face, around the world and recently launched Retreats, where guests can join her on healthy holidays to desirable locations around the world.

Carly Rowena


Beth Trueman

Beth Trueman is a health and fitness blogger, personal trainer and sports and exercise nutritionist. She is also a vlogger, regular creating content about topics she is passionate about including health, fitness, nutrition and lifestyle.

On her blog, you’ll find an archive of informative posts on topics such as post workout meals explorations and workout guides .

Dr Hazel Wallace

The Food Medic is a blog founded by Dr. Hazel Wallace. Dr. Hazel Wallace is a qualified medical doctor, personal trainer best-selling author, and health influencer. Her aim of the blog is to bridge the gap between traditional medical advice and the latest developments in nutrition and other areas of lifestyle.

On the blog, you’ll find informative articles which are backed by science, easy-to-follow recipes, and actionable tips and guides to help make informed health lifestyle choices.

Go and have a listen to her podcasts, which include leading experts in the health and wellness field with loads of information on how you can sustain a healthier life.

Zanna VanDijk

Zanna Van Dijk is a qualified personal trainer, blogger, vlogger and co-founder of the sustainable swimwear brand Stay Wild Warm.

Zanna’s brand has experienced rapid growth in the fitness industry over the last few years as she has spread her positive message across social media. Most recently, she was a finalist for the Cosmopolitan Influencer of the Year award in both 2018 and 2010 as a result of using her platform food good.

Despite her success, Zanna is a humble character who champions and honest, balanced lifestyle. Her blog covers everything including health, fitness, and day-to-day lifestyle.

Zanna Van Dijk


Emily and Hannah

Twice the Health is a fitness blog made up best friends, nutritionist Emily, and Personal Trainer Hannah.

The blog is about inspiring others, encouraging people to create their own adventures and challenging their bodies. For them, it’s the finish line that motivates them to keep exploring!

Their blog covers everything from food, health, endurance running and explorations.

Joe Wicks

Joe Wicks, also known as “The Body Coach” is a fitness coach, TV presenter and author. Starting off by posting recipe videos on social media, Joe has now grown an established fitness brand. His fitness methods mainly focus on High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT).

On his blog, Joe shares his short, healthy #LeanIn15 recipes, regular workout tops and lifestyle plans.

The Body Coach


Faya Nilsson

Faya, who is the founder of the award-winning blog ‘Fitness on Toast’ is a half-Swedish half-English personal trainer.

Initially set up to share healthy and unusual recipes, the site has evolved to also include innovative workout ideas, fitness fashion and fitness technology.

For those wondering, ‘Fitness on Toast’ is a light-hearted play on words after Faya discovered (through reading clients’ food diaries) just how many meals are served on toast!

Jess Underhill

Jess Underhill is a certified run coach and freelance fitness writer.

In 2009, after taking on multiple roles including roles such as a Personal Trainer, Run Coach and Brand Ambassador, she decided the best way to reach a large audience was to start a fitness blog.

Jess’s blog is centred around running, with topics including personal stories, coaching tips, nutrition and general motivation.

Jess Underhill


Janae Jacobs

Janae Jacobs, also known as ‘The Hungry Runner Girl’ is a 2:49 marathoner and popular blogger.

Her relatability and willingness to share her story will have you attached to her blog.

You can expect to hear about all things running, recipes, family adventures and unusual experiences.


Julie decided to launch her blog, ‘Peanut Butter Fingers’ in 2009 to write about her passions (health and fitness), share recipes, exercise tips and inspire others to become healthier.

Julie regularly shares post workouts on her blog, ranging from treadmill interval workouts and strength training routines.

As the name might suggest, the blog has a big focus on food. Julie loves creating health meals and experimenting with new foods and flavours. You can find all of her recipes by clicking here.

Julie Fagan



The Fitnessista is a blog created by the certified personal trainer, Gina.

The emphasis of the blog is on effective workouts, healthy recipes and her family and lifestyle.

A large focus of the blog is based around her nutrition including lean proteins, fruits, veggies and grains. Gina also shares expert interviews and tips on podcasts and has written a book on High Intensity Interval Training.

Teri Hutcheon

Teri is the founder, blogger and writer behind ‘A Foodie Stays Fit’.

She is also a certified group fitness and Les Mills RPM instructor and a running enthusiast by heart.

Terri began the blog back in 2009 to document her personal progress. Fifteen years later, she continues to inspire others to build health habits.

The blog is primarily about running, sharing tips, motivation, favourite gear and advice for beginners.

Teri Hutcheon


Amanda Brooks

Amanda Brooks is a certified running coach, and the founder of ‘Run to the finish’ – a running blog designed to help ‘middle of the pack runners’ with all aspects of their training.

In this blog, Amanda shares her personal story, running tips, recipes, workout ideas, motivation and expert interviews.

This blog demonstrates that running is more than just about pace. Run to the Finish has all the resources to help you become a better runner.

Katie Dunlop

Katie Dunlop is a Certified Personal Trainer, group fitness instructor and entrepreneur. She is also the creator of the blog, Love Sweat Fitness which inspires women around the world to find their happy, healthy body.

The blog features daily workouts, recipes, advice on nutrition and fitness motivation.

Each week, you can expect Katie to share a weekly workout schedule along with loads of giveaways!

Kayla Itsines

Kayla is a humble personal trainer from Adelaide who quickly has become a global sensation. She is now recognised as one of the most influential fitness trainers in the world.

Through her Bikini Body Guides, Kayla has helped thousands of women around the world make permanent and sustainable changes to both their mindset and lifestyle.

On her blog, you will find success stories, exercises, recipes and fitness advice to answer all your questions.


Charlie Watson

Charlie is a marathon runner, dietetics student and author of the blog, ‘The Runners Beans’.

She first started the blog to document training as a non-runner and is now training for her ninth marathon!

Charlie now uses the blog to help others start their journey to a healthier, more active life. On the blog, you can find a range of topics, including, race recaps, workouts, recipes and exercise class reviews.

Sarah Harradine

Sarah Harradine, also known as ‘That Squat Bot’ is a blogger and Personal Trainer based in Manchester, UK.

Sarah’s blog covers workouts, strength and functional training, crossfit, recipes and fitness gear.

The blog will empower you to make changes to your own health and fitness. Sarah will show you how being fit and strong can benefit your lifestyle, outside of the gym as well as in.

Sarah Harradine



Timea is an Ultramarathon Runner, Personal Trainer, Kettlebell Instructor and founder of the blog, Train Live Strong.

This blog is for those who want to live better, reach higher and develop the mindset of an athlete.

On the blog, you’ll find plenty of articles about running and fitness, peak performance and resilience.

Speaking from personal experience, Timea recommends free workouts, favourite products and ‘best finds’ to help you set yourself up for nothing but success.

Ben Greenfield Fitness

Ben Greenfield is a personal trainer, nutritionist, founder of the blog, ‘Ben Greenfield Fitness’.

In 2014, Ben was name as one of the world’s top 100 most influential people on health and fitness, having coached professional athletes, chefs and endurance competitors.

Today, he provides advice and information across all aspects of fitness, combining modern science with tried and tested techniques to achieve lasting health, happiness and longevity.

Hannah and Fitness

Hannah, the face behind Hannah and Fitness is an award-winning health, fitness and foodie blogger.

She first began the blog to share her fitness journey and since then, it’s turned into a diary – consisting of easy recipes and fun-filled fitness trips away.

Hannah is also a newly converted CrossFit athlete and currently shares her journey, including how she’s training for strength gain and motivating others to live a healthier lifestyle.

Check out their YouTube channel:

Cat Meffan

Cat Meffan is the blogger behind ‘Imperfect Matter’ which was set up to challenge herself to get fit and healthy, once and for all.

The blog is a hub for all things wellness and lifestyle related. On her blog, you’ll find blog posts including honest product reviews, meditation, recipes and wellness tips.

Lauryn Evarts Bosstick

Lauryn Evarts Bosstick is blogger behind ‘The Skinny Confidential’.

She turned her passion for beauty, wellness and fitness into one of the most distinctive blogs aimed at young women – through her blog, social media and podcast.

On her blog, you’ll find recipes, interviews, fashion tips and fitness workouts.

Lauryn Evarts Bosstick


Sophie Hale

Sophie Hale is a healthy lifestyle coach, qualified personal trainer and the author of the blog, ‘Hale Coaching’.

Four years ago, Sophie had never stepped a foot in the gym and her mental health was at rock bottom. Starting with just one circuit class a week, Sophie changed her lifestyle and exercise habits for the better.

Her blog is about inspiring women to make healthy lifestyle changes by demonstrating that it can be simple and accessible even with limited resources, time and knowledge. On her blog, you’ll find resources including pre- and post-natal exercise tips, interviews and personal stories.

Petra Kravos

Petra Kravos is the writer behind the blog ‘Be Healthy Now’.

On this blog, you will find load of comprehensive resources on natural living and healthy lifestyles. Petra covers topics including mental health, nutrition, fitness and exercise. She is also a huge advocate for protecting the environment, regularly writing about organic food and vegetarian dieting.

Looking to improve your overall health? This blog has everything you will need to make more-informed lifestyle choices.

Elle Linton

Elle is a fitness professional, entrepreneur and the blogger behind ‘Keep It Simpelle’.

With a wealth of experience in sports development, leisure management, group exercise and personal training, Elle’s blog is written for those who enjoy being active but are keen to know more about the jobs, the technology and the training.

Created back in 2012, this blog covers everything from her own fitness journey (running, cycling, group exercise) to nutrition, exercises and even fashion.

Elle Linton


Jessica Ward

Jessica Award is award-winning Mental Health Awareness blogger, fitness enthusiast and marketer.

Her blog began back in 2013 as a private archive to document her life as a teenager struggling with bullying at school. During this time, she suffered with difficulties including health, confidence and overall wellbeing.

Having hit an all-time low, Jessica realised it was time she needed to make a change. Positively Jessica Ward was set up as a blog to help others with topics including nutrition, fitness, wellbeing, lifestyle and travel.

Follow her blog for a daily dose of positivity!

Bradley Simmonds

Bradley Simmonds is a personal trainer and ex-professional footballer.

As a health, and fitness influencer, Bradley started his career as a professional footballer before a tragic injury that lead to early retirement.

Bradley now run’s a blog dedicated to educating people on how to sustain a healthy lifestyle through regular exercise and nutritious diets.

His no nonsense approach ‘Get It Done’ is aimed at all ages and sizes to help achieve long-term, sustainable results, feeling good inside and out.

His blog includes topics such as runningweight loss and achieving healthy habits .

Bradley Simmonds


Adrienne Herbert

Adrienne is a motivational speaker, personal trainer, Adidas global ambassador and health, fitness and wellbeing blogger.

Over the last few years, her love for running has taken her around the world and she has now completed 19 road races including the London Marathon.

On her blog, she covers women’s fitness, active style, recipes, motivation and lifestyle tips.

Adrienne Herbert


Katie Brooks

Katie Brooks is the writer behind the blog ‘Cakes vs Scales’.

Katie is a fitness enthusiast herself, having climbed Mont Blanc and 4 other 4,000m peaks. She has also entered countless running races including half marathons.

The blog is for those who want to live their best life possible, with mental health advice, reviews of products and mouth-watering recipes.

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