Live Blog: Realistic & Achievable Wellness by Florida Grapefruit

Session begins with audience members drinking Grapefruit G-jitos made with mint, lime, and touch of honey. Yum! Good afternoon, my name is Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN. I blog with food and nutrition in mind for the Huffington Post, and I am the author of “The Flexitarian Diet.” I am here at this conference on behalf of Florida Grapefruit. So we’re going to talk about a topic that is … [Read more...]

Live Blog: Nutrition for Maximum Performance

This session was presented by Martha McKittrick RD, CDE (@citygirlbites) and sponsored by Canadian Maple Syrup (@purecanadamaple). Many of us out there are active, so how can we use nutrition to enhance our workouts and overall performance? Nutrition plays a major role in helping you reach your goals regardless of what they are (marathon, triathlon, 5k, etc). What you eat is huge because, as … [Read more...]

Live Blog: Build Your Brand

Speaker: Amy Nowacoski, Fat Girls CAN Run, @amynowacoski and @FatGirlsCanRun Session: Get Down to Business: Build Your Brand Date: Friday, September 21, 2012 Time: 3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Room: EF What is a brand? How can branding improve my blog? Can it improve my life? … [Read more...]

Live Blog: Reach Out From Your Keyboard and Connect

Kara Richardson Whitely was never one to attract attention. In fact, when her weight topped 360 pounds, she hid from the world. Like many people who struggle with their weight, she struggled between intention and action. She had a secret longing to be a hiker girl; the trouble was, she would pine over adventure travel magazines while eating a king-size Kit Kat bar. … [Read more...]

Early Bird Workout: Bootcamp with Erin Kreitz Shirey

FitBloggin hosted a Bootcamp session on Friday, September 22nd, at 6:00 am. The class instructor, Erin Kreitz Shirey, is owner of Power Fitness PDX in Alameda, California. Erin is a trainer and has been in the fitness industry for 15 years. Her degree is in kinesiology. She has a passion for fitness because she feels that you can get through life's problems with sports. Shirey says she loves her … [Read more...]

LiveBlog: Monetizing the Pitch

Kelly Olexa founded FitFluential- a nationwide network of highly influential fitness enthusiasts sharing their journey both online and offline via multiple social media platforms. As of June, 2012, FitFluential has 5300+ Members reaching over 100 Million people online each month.  Her extensive professional experience is a mixed blend of Sales, Marketing, Business Development and now Social Media … [Read more...]