Live Blog: OPTIMIZING RECOVERY: Maximizing Post-Exercise Nutrition

This session was captured by Kristi of Becoming Supersonic. Dr. Wendy Bazilian is a writer, researcher, educator, food enthusiast, and award-willing journalist with a PhD in public health currently working in private practice. Dr. Bazilian’s talk was divided into three parts; an overview of good post-exercise nutrition, planning post-exercise food/drink choices and chocolate milk and … [Read more...]

Live Blog: #sweatpink Yoga

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SweatPink Yoga is a fusion of yoga and boot camp designed to give you a total body workout that will jump-start your metabolism and boost your cardiovascular endurance by combining strength training, flexibility, cardio and balance. SweatPink Yoga is taught by Fit Approach founder Jamie Walker, a certified yoga instructor, NASM-certified, ultramarathon runner and fitness fanatic. The room … [Read more...]

Another Chance for a McCormick Prize Pack!


There’s a movement of food lovers cooking up something flavorful and fresh. Dubbed “Generation Fresh,” this movement isn’t an age group, but a state of mind. It’s a commitment to eating better on your own terms by making meals at home, because home cooking is inherently healthier and often more delicious. That’s why McCormick, a global leader in flavor, is celebrating Generation Fresh and … [Read more...]

A Thank You from Shape Up America!

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If you didn't know, FitBloggin' Speaker positions are on a volunteer basis. It was Winston Churchill who said, “We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.” For FitBloggin'11, in lieu of speaker gifts, we decided to give ourselves and pay our speakers' kindness forward. A donation was made in the name of the FitBloggin'11 Speakers to Shape Up America. … [Read more...]

Official FitBloggin’11 Photos are Posted!

It is now officially a FitBloggin' tradition to squish all the attendees into a group photo. This year we did it after the keynote address on Saturday so we lost quite a few folks but it's still a fabulous pic of the troopers. All the photos from the official FitBloggin' Photographer, Carrie D, are available on Flickr. We have them separated in sets by day. … [Read more...]

Share Your FitBloggin’11 Recaps

FitBloggin'11 is officially over BUT we get to relive it all through your posts! Please leave links to recaps below. We are also working on getting the official conference photos posted to facebook so everyone can tag themselves! More soon. … [Read more...]

LiveBlog: Blogging 101 – Breaking into health and fitness blogging

Monica Olivas of presented "Blogging 101 - Breaking into health and fitness blogging." Her presentation is here. Click here for the webinar This talk applies to WordPress, tumblr, blogger, etc. Free blogging platforms offer your space  as a subdomain, such as Check to make sure your domain is available if moving to self hosting. It's also … [Read more...]