Live Blog: #sweatpink Yoga

Yoga Jamie

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...]

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...]

Liveblog | Branding: Not Just For the Big Dogs

You don’t BRAND yourself once and call it done – you refine, revamp and return to your brand with every post. Think, “if this were the day that The New York Times/Oprah Winfrey/my grandmother saw my blog, would it fulfill my mission statement?” Branding: Not Just For the Big Dogs, presented by Katy Widrick and Jess Milcetich, covered these topics and left attendees with a to-do list of easy, … [Read more...]