LiveBlog: Federal Guidelines and Other Blogging Legalities

This post was written by Natalie Taggart, Holistic Health Coach and author of Whole Plate Wellness. Natalie helps her clients reduce stress, increase energy, and find their purpose through a healthy lifestyle. At Whole Plate Wellness she blogs about how to find the health strategies that work for you so you can live your ideal life! This group discussion was led by Brandi Koske, respected … [Read more...]

Live Blog: Put Your Finger on (re)Branding

This session has been diligently dictated by Junebug of Simply Junebug. Steph Calvert, the work-at-home mom, graphic and web designer and illustrator behind Hearts and Laserbeams, led a discussion on what branding is and isn't.  She can be found on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. What is Branding? - Icons - A visual representation of what/who you are.  It shouldn't change … [Read more...]

Live Blog: Using Your Words to Change Your Life

This session was led by Alexandra Williams, MA. @AlexandraFunfit // // //IG: AlexandraFunFit ### Cognitive Therapy has an apporach called ABC that is a way of analyzing and seperating behaviors from emotions, then creating more helpful response patterns. A: Activating Event - What happens BEFORE the belief? What triggered your response? Many times your … [Read more...]

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: Balancing Your Blogging Without Losing Yourself

FitBloggin Session

This session was captured by Jennifer Swafford of ItSuxToBeFat, a weight loss blog, featuring two sisters trying to lose weight and live a healthy lifestyle. Follow ItSuxToBeFat on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. This small group discussion was focused on how to blog while still living your life.  It was led by Presley Salmon, Madeline Glasser and Kimberly Whittaker, and Schnelle … [Read more...]

LIVEBLOG: How To Pitch Brands for Ambassadorships & Sponsorships

This post was live-blogged by Kia Ru of Bodhi Bear and written up by Margo Porras of Nacho Mama's Blog/Nacho Mama's Podcast . This Group Discussion was led by Margo Donohue, founder and creator of the health and fitness blog, Brooklyn Fit Chick. She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY, as both a group fitness and personal trainer with certifications from NASM, AFAA, ACE and TRX. Margo is also … [Read more...]

Live Blog: The Art of Being Booked

This session was captured and written by Ashley Johns of Fierce Forward.  Ashley created the mantra Fierce Forward to help herself and others to live healthfully and fiercely whilst on her journey of losing 40 pounds and never giving up despite all the setbacks from yo yo dieting she incurred along the way.  She works to motivate and empower women to live the life they truly want for themselves … [Read more...]

Live Blog: How to Train for Your First Marathon and Survive!

Angela and her husband, Willie, lost a combined 500 pounds.  She fell in love with running and blogs about a new healthy life at! Have you ever thought about running a marathon? Crossing the finish line of a marathon is possible! Learn some helpful tips for getting through 26.2! Stacie Wells from gives you the details on running your first marathon. How … [Read more...]