101 Most Inspirational Weight Loss Bloggers for 2017


Losing weight goes better when you’ve got plenty of motivation and inspiration to keep going. The bloggers in this list have achieved incredible results, and they are sure to fire up your determination to finally drop those pounds.

The only problem is that there just aren’t enough hours in the day to follow each and every one!

Choose the bloggers that resonate with you the most and prepare for a fit and healthy 2017.

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1. Project Unfluff

Mariana is on a journey to get rid of everything that weighs her down – extra pounds, distractions from living a healthy life, unhealthy relationships, stress,

Quote: “Project Unfluff is about paying my body back for all the years of abuse and neglect I have put her through. It’s about getting my body to a point where she feels healthy, strong and clean.”

Projectunfluff.wordpress.com

2. Weight Clique

Gina started out at 298 pounds and in 25 months lost 168 of those, as you’ll see from the photo on the site where she’s standing in one leg of her old jeans.

As someone who’s achieved such incredible weight loss she’s well placed to help anyone with a substantial amount of weight to lose.

Quote: “We can do this if we take a moment and step out of the shadow of our fear and face whatever obstacles are in our way. Let us turn that fear and doubt into what we all really want and that is to feel happy, healthy and on the path to feeling alive again.”
Weightclique.com

3. Racing to Zen

Jess shares her life experiences and her running adventures. She uses running as a way to cope with life’s hardships and takes her readers along on a relatable journey as she documents her hardships and victories.

Quote: “Here’s the gorgeous thing about life – you can make your own tribe. You can form your own crew, you can find other lovable, crazy-about-life people that will be there to support you and lift you up.”

Racingtozen.com

4. My Life’s Metamorphosis

Cary’s great personality comes through in every post she writes. She’s trying to lose 100 pounds, and faces the same ups and downs that we all do when we’re trying to shed some weight.
Quote: “Success breeds success. I can’t believe how hard it is and how much mental work it takes to get myself back on track after even one meal off my diet. The more I see this, how quick my MOJO can be smashed to freaking hell the more awareness I have.
These discoveries have helped me tough it out so far.. I know I am not perfect but I can and will get BETTER.”

Mylifesmetamorphosis.wordpress.com

5. Sanj In the City’s Blog

Sanj began blogging in 2009 as a personal journey to discover what adventures life would bring her. 7 years later, she’s married with a child and excess weight that she’s determined to lose. Sanj is’t afraid to show vulnerability on her blog, and you’re sure to find her journey one you can relate to and draw inspiration from.

Quote: “Writing helps me discover myself and I feel strongly that the world will be a better place if we all truly know ourselves.”

Sanjinthecity.wordpress.com

6. Running off the Reese’s

Running off the Reese’s

Cely’s blog tagline is “Because no one should have to choose between their pants and chocolate”. Which gives you a clue into her personality. You won’t find a holier than thou blogger at Cely’s site, just a warm, honest and funny woman, who has battled rheumatoid arthritis since the age of 18 and still manages to live life to the full.

Quote: “I like running…when it’s not too hot, too windy, too still, too cold, too rainy, too early, or too late. I mostly enjoy races with my friends and I particularly enjoy races with my friends that serve alcohol at the finish.”

Runningoffthereeses.com

7. Okie Girl Adventures

Kristen’s blog is all about figuring out the whole “healthy living” thing. She’s full of positivity and loves life. That love of life and wanting to have as much of it as possible is the reason that she got into healthy living in the first place. Kristen gives you encouragement and practical tips, as well as sharing her own personal ups and downs in her healthy living journey.

Quote: “Life isn’t much worth living if you aren’t healthy enough to do the things you love to do, right?”

Okiegirladventures.com

8. Hannah: The Fit Life Blog

Hannah gained weight with each of her pregnancies, and eventually her size 4 frame morphed into a 12-14. Unhappy with the way she looked and ready for change, Hannah created a plan for herself and stuck to it. Slowly but surely she lost weight and started to look trim and toned. Now she’s studying to be a personal trainer, and she shares all her tried and true fitness tips and  nutrition ideas with her readers, as well as a healthy dose of the motivation you need to keep you on track.
Quote: “Life is hard enough without being mad at yourself for not getting it on point 100 percent of the time.”

Hannahfitnesslifeblog.wordpress.com

9. My Fat Friend Blog

This blog is written by Alex and Sarah. Sarah is the gym rat who’s determined to help her ‘fat friend’ Alex, lose weight and learn to love a healthy lifestyle.

Quote: This blog is going to take us all on a journey of discovery, and of DOMs (delayed onset muscle soreness) from the gym and hopefully by the end of it, I will have a behind to rival Khloé Kardashian and abs that put Paige Hathaway to shame.”

Myfatfriendblog.wordpress.com

10. Banded Carolina Girl

Banded Carolina Girl had lap band surgery in 2012 and dropped from a size 30 to a size 12. She started her blog 2 years later to talk about “the good, the bad and everything in between.” Her blog offers inspiration and encouragement, that isn’t just focused on how to lose weight, but also on how to learn to love and accept yourself. And that is so important no matter your weight or your size!

Quote: “Don’t get discouraged, no matter how hard you try or how good you’re doing, there will always be someone or something trying to bring you down. Stay focused, positive and vigilant during this time. In the face of negativity, positivity will always win.”

Bandedcarolinagirl.wordpress.com

11. Bluegrass Bar-Belle

If the stunning photo of Emma, front and center on her blog doesn’t inspire you to hit the gym, I’m not sure what will. Emma is a health and fitness junkie who uses her own life experiences to inspire others. She gives you fantastic recipes, weight loss tips and an education in “macro-counting,” which is eating the right kind of calories to maintain a healthy body weight.

Quote: “I’m a bit of a shopaholic and I’d rather be at a concert than anywhere in the world. This blog is designed to motivate and inspire as well as be a resource for health and fitness tips.”

Bluegrassbarbelle.wordpress.com

12. Happy Food, Healthy Life

Holly has had a relationship with food that most of us have been through at one time or another.  Obsessing over every calorie, every bite of food, and trying every new diet that came along. Then one day it dawned on her that she would never find happiness living that way. Instead she chose to focus on finding a love of healthy food and cooking.

Through her blog Holly gives you everything that you need to learn to enjoy food again without all the guilt.

Quote: “This is what I’m meant to do with my life. This is my life-purpose. The reason I was given these personal struggles was so I could learn from them and teach women like you.”

Happyfoodhealthylife.com

13. Channel Your Inner Athlete

It’s right there on the front page of Amanda’s website. “If you want to look, think and feel like an athlete, you have to train like one.” This blog will push you!  You’ll find fitness tips, training plans, healthy recipes and all the of the health and nutritional information that you need to get a toned, strong body.

Quote: “My goal is to change the way you look at personal training, in that personal training is not just getting a great workout, but to educate and equip you with the knowledge you need to take action to exercise safely, develop body awareness, and prevent exercise related injuries long term.”

Channelyourinnerathlete.com

14. Get Healthy with Bacon

Neale is an amazing weight loss inspiration, and he’s one heck of a funny guy. He began his journey weighing 425 pounds! And now he’s an almost svelte 197, with just 35 stubborn pounds to go until he hits his goal. Neale lost weight the sensible way, no pills, meal replacement shakes, short cuts or surgery. This blog is a must for anyone, but if you have a baby elephant to shed, be sure to put Neale’s blog on your list.

Quote: “I am not an expert. I am just a person who has found what works for me.”

LowFatBaconBits.wordpress.com

15. Life of Rhi

Rhi’s taking you every step of the way on her journey to lose and keep the weight off. She also blogs about fashion and photography.

Quote: “My weight loss journey has been a very tough one I can assure you, but totally worth it! Hope I can motivate you enough to carry on with your journey.”

Lifeofrhi.com

16. Eat. Laugh. Craft.

Georgina loves experimenting with new recipes and figuring out ways to make them healthier. You’ll find tasty recipes, tips for finding happiness, advice on health and wellness, beauty tips and of course crafts.

Quote: “I started Eat Laugh Craft primarily just for fun and my mom was my only reader (hey mom!) but it morphed into a really big passion of mine and here we are almost 4 years later and it’s a huge part of my life! I love being able to share my ideas and recipes with all of you.”

Eatlaughcraft.com

17.  Shrederella

Shawn’s pursuit of education and a career took a toll on her body and caused weight gain and deep depression. She started her blog as a way to take back her life and chronicle that journey. Follow her for an authentic and inspirational personality that you’ll have no problem relating to, plus a ton of delicious, healthy recipes and fitness tricks.

Quote: “While this is my playful attempt of sharing my experience with you, I have to be completely honest when I say that it’s been hard. I can live with giving up on all the gadgets, gizmos, systems and plans that barely saw the light of day, but it’s really hard to accept that I gave up on myself. While I know I have a long arduous journey ahead of me, I hope that I will inspire others to keep me company along the way.”

Shrederella.com

18. Fit With Ayla

Ayla’s journey started with her topping the scales at 200 pounds, and admits that at just a touch over 5 feet that was a lot of weight to carry. She tried lots of different ways to lose weight (pills, dieting, the gym) but nothing seemed to work, until she hit on Insanity workouts. Insanity workouts are a total body workout that doesn’t need any gym or other workout equipment.

Along with overhauling her diet, Ayla lost 63 pounds, and now she shares the tips and tricks that worked for her with others.

Quote: “If I can do it, I KNOW you can! I lost a total of 63 pounds and am progressively getting more toned.”

Aylafarmer.com

19. Curvy Girl Chronicles

Kristina is a plus-size model and journalist. She’s focused on helping women learn to love their bodies, whatever their size, while working to exercise, eat right and live healthfully.

If you need some help with body confidence and finding a way to love what you’ve got, then Curvy Girl will take you by the hand and pep you up.

Quote: “Knowing how often plus-size women are marginalized, Curvy Girl Chronicles will NOT perpetuate that pattern. So, you can be thin, petite, tall, thick, voluptuous, slender; it doesn’t matter, Curvy Girl Chronicles is for you.”

Curvygirlchronicles.net

20. Cali Girl Gets Fit

Shannon is already super fit but her mission in life is to get even fitter and inspire others to get fit themselves. She brings you posts full of positivity, motivation and practical tips for exercising. Shannon’s site is definitely one to hit when you need a boost.

Quote: “If I can touch just one person through my blog or social media channels and inspire them to change their life in a positive way, then I feel that I have reached my goals!”

Caligirlgetsfit.com

21. Skinny Ms.

Skinny Ms is a one-stop shop for everything related to weight loss and healthy living. If you want weight loss tips, fitness routines, healthy recipes, and even meal plans to help take the guess work out of developing a healthy eating plan they’ve got you covered.

Quote: “The Skinny Ms. team believes that all people, regardless of age, size, and fitness level, have the power to transform their lives — they just need the resources to do so.”

Skinnyms.com

22. Healthy Nadia

Nadia is all about fitness and healthy eating, but she’s even more passionate about making sure that we realize that perfection is impossible and the key is to love yourself for who you are.

Quote: “My binge eating has been eradicated and with that I have confidence, more self esteem, better friendships and relationships and more motivation and passion for life. I am no longer depressed and I love myself again. I still eat, but it is no longer accompanied by crushing guilt and emotional turmoil.”

Healthynadia.com

23. Good Morning Fitness

After leaving college, Kelsey’s unhealthy lifestyle led to a weight gain of 50 pounds. She made small changes to her diet and slowly lost all of the weight. You won’t find any crazy ways to drop pounds, just solid weight loss advice, great recipes, and effective fitness routines. Join one of her regular weight loss challenges to give yourself some motivation and a reachable goal.

Quote: “I found that I didn’t have to work near as hard in our workouts when m nutrition was on point. … It was amazing the response and results I got from simply following a meal plan consistently.”

Goodmorningfit.blogspot.com

24. The Running in Pink Project

Sara’s weight loss journey has spanned 10 years of success and failures. She’s all about losing weight healthily and for 2017 she’s setting out with the intention that the year won’t be a failure.

Quote: “One of my major priorities is to continue to enjoy my life while on this weight loss journey- I never want to take myself too seriously and that is why when I run, I run in pink. It makes me smile- it’s as simple as that!”

Runninginpinkproject.com

25. Higher Self Evolution

Nikki’s trying to get to grips with a healthy lifestyle and she’s also a professional product reviewer.. That means that she can give you her honest opinion about weight loss products, supplements and fitness equipment, helping you to discover what works and what is baloney. Along with reviews Nikki shares her own health and fitness journey and isn’t afraid to share some emotions.

Quote: “I have been getting free samples from random companies for a while now. It wasn’t until I was unable to work BC of personal issues, that I realized how I can adapt a frugal lifestyle, be balanced and also live happily while doing it! This blog will be about my life!”

Higherselfevolution.wordpress.com

26. Body Rebooted

Christina has suffered from depression, being overweight and a horrible body-image problem. But not one to give in easily, she switched to a gluten free diet and turned things around. As a certified nutritionist and yoga instructor, Christina is a great resource for practical weight loss tips and endless, delicious, healthy recipes.

Quote: “That 1st step is always the hardest…let me help you start your healthy living journey today!”

Bodyrebooted.com

27. Bobby C’s Health Journey

A 2014 doctor’s office visit gave Bobby a wake up call. At 6 feet tall, Bobby weighed a hefty 345 pounds and his doctor told him that he needed to lose 168 pounds! Bobby realized he was basically carrying around another person and that realization was the light bulb moment that inspired him to change. Bobby embarked on the most sensible course of action, he decided to set the attainable goal of losing 2 pounds a week. He began to blog his progress and week by week his weight came down. Bobby tells it like it is, and shows you how a man with a plan gets healthy.

Quote: “I am not setting myself up to be a weight loss guru, or anything like that. I just want to have a place that is somewhat public where I can share my successes and failures, my struggles, and triumphs, and my gains and losses. Hopefully, this time, I will win and succeed!”

Bobby-c-health.com

28. Jennifer’s Kitchen

Jennifer is a professional weight loss coach, and she shares a host of healthy recipes so that you’re never at a loss about what enjoyable food you should eat to lose weight.

Quote: “I started Jennifer’s Kitchen as a way to offer inspiration, advice, and healthy recipes to others who are trying to lose weight.”

Jenniferskitchen.com

29. 26 to 12 — Another Weight Loss Blog

Helen’s weight loss journey began in June 2013. She’s had highs and lows along the way but she never gives up. If you’re looking to find some encouragement from someone who knows what you’re going through, look no further.

Quote: I hope that you will join me on some of my journey, and maybe, just maybe I might help someone else who is losing weight into the bargain.

26to12.wordpress.com

30. Healthy Hacks

If you’re trying to lose weight and your sweet tooth is getting in your way, then look no further than Healthy Hacks. Kaylie is a registered dietitian with a sweet tooth of her own. If you want delicious desserts with a healthy calorie count then make Kaylie’s blog one of your regular hang outs.

Quote: “Healthy baking doesn’t have to be difficult. Swapping just one ‘empty calorie’ ingredient from your favorite dessert recipe with a nutrient-dense alternative will make your dessert healthier without sacrificing flavor.”

Healthyhacks.net

31. Not Your Normal Health Blog

Helen is a master of trying out all things new. She does the testing and then gives her readers the lowdown on what worked and what didn’t. Helen’s blog is a great resource for those new to weight loss who don’t know where to start and might get led astray by some of the more outlandish weight loss claims circulating online.
Quote: “The way I see it, being healthy can fit very nicely into a normal life – it doesn’t have to be all or nothing. Healthy can also be fun and enjoyable.”

Notyournormalhealthblog.com

32. Weight Loss with Annamarie

Annamarie is another blogger who has lost a truly inspirational amount of weight Annamarie lost an incredible 180 pounds, and she lost every pound through healthy eating and exercise. Follow her blog to find out how she lost it all and how she keep it off.

Quote: “I believe that weight loss, especially major weight loss is a long term goal and journey as you battle easy losses, simple gains and work to stay the same. It ends up being a lifetime commitment.”

Weightlosswithannamarie.com

33. Shrinking Guy Fitness

In October 2013 Tim tipped the scales at 295 pounds. Today, he weighs in at around 220 His blog is dedicated sharing fitness tips and the lessons that he learned on his weight loss and fitness journey, to help others reach their own goals.

Quote: “This blog started as my attempt to pay it forward by giving a number of tips that helped me through the weight loss. … Over time I’ve made it my passion to understand all aspects of fitness – weight loss, exercise, eating and anything else pertaining to living a happy and healthy life. Those are the subjects I also include in my blog.

Shrinkinguy.com

34. Coffee and Pearls

Amy’s blog gives you a little bit of everything. She has tips to kickstart weight loss, lots of healthy recipes and great motivational posts. She also covers the darker side, with posts about fat-talk and body-shaming.

Quote: “If judgement is all around us, can we recognize when we’re doing it to ourselves? … It was the biggest problem in my own life because I was shaming my own body. Learning this about myself was the first step in truly changing my life.”

Coffeeandpearls.net

35. Skinny Shae

Shae blogs about fitness and healthy eating in a funny, goofball kind of way. She’s got a baby on the way (January 2017), so no doubt we’ll see plenty of weight loss tips aimed at helping new moms as she gets back into shape.

Quote: “Dieting is no fun. Exercise is hard. How do you even pluck your eyebrows?”

Skinnyshae.com

36. Fitness is Sweet

Aurora is a college student who cares deeply about fitness and nutrition. Her blog is dedicated to inspire others to live healthy lives and to lose weight. Aurora works at a vets and shares lots of adorable doggy photos, which are sure to bring a smile to your face when you’re feeling fed up with your self.

Quote: “I hope to share some of the many things I’ve learned through my research as well as trial and error. I am by no means an expert, but I strive to improve myself and my body every day.”

Fitnessissweet.com

37. The Weight of My Weight

Julie decided that it was time she made better decisions when it came to her health. Weight loss progress was slow but steady and today she hovers between 150 and 170 pounds. Julie blogs about what she eats and includes lots of mouthwatering photos. She also talks about the things that inspire her and how she hopes to inspire others, too.

Quote: “Life is such an incredible journey. I want to enjoy it in the healthiest way possible!”

Theweightofmyweight.com

38. Hello Spoonful

If you’re looking for someone with the education to back up their weight loss advice, then look no further than Elizabeth. With a degree in food & nutrition, she develops healthy recipes and shares tips for achieving a wholesome, balanced lifestyle.

Quote: “The purpose of my blog is to connect with other wo(men) / readers from all over and set a good example for achieving a balanced, healthy lifestyle.”

Hellospoonful.com

39. The Life in Bloom

Britni is a lover of food and fitness, and her blog is dedicated to making sure other young mothers like herself have the tools they need to shed pounds and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Quote: “My blog is now dedicated to fitness, family, food and fun as well as 100% dedicated to encourage all women {and men} no matter what their starting weight is or their fitness level is to push on and strive for a better you!”

Thelifeinbloom.com

40. The Holy Mess

Ten years ago Sara was 100 pounds overweight and miserable. Today, she shares her passion for helping other women find balance, and gives tips on how to lose weight and keep it off just like she did.

Quote: “Sometimes life is hard. Sometimes life is awesome. For years my life was incredibly out of balance and I said ‘yes’ to too much and ‘no’ to myself way too often. Your life has its own type of mess. It might look different from mine, but we all have our hodge podge.”

Saraborgstede.com

41. The Art of Healthy Living

Healthy Living

Simon and Becky are health enthusiasts that want to make it easier for you to make healthy choices in your life. Their blog is dedicated to sharing the latest news, information, tips and advice for achieving a healthy lifestyle.

Quote: “Health is so important – your life depends on it!”

Artofhealthyliving.com

42. Fit to Serve

Husband and wife team Randy and Hilda have the life experience to guide you along your weight loss journey.  Both have used low carb eating as a way to regain health. Randy shed more than 70 pounds and overcame Type II diabetes and high blood pressure, and Hilda is a survivor of the Guillain Barre Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. Now, they’re both pastors who care deeply about the wellbeing of others. Their blog is full of delicious, healthy recipes, plus insightful truths about finding health and wholesome lives.

Quote: “Randy and I endeavor to bring clarity to the issue of wellness using our personal stories of transformation to inspire others.”

Fittoservegroup.com

43. Half Of Gabby

Gabby lost 120 pounds and looks amazing!  On her blog you’ll find weight loss tips, workouts and healthy meals and recipes..

Quote: “It’s time to start living your life according to YOUR inner voice and following YOUR dreams. You only get one life… live it your way.”

halfofgabby.com

44. Change, Know, Smile

Chanden shares the healthy recipes and cooking tips that she used to drop 70 pounds.

She also shares her own personal weight loss journey and thoughts. Her recipes are so amazing you won’t even know you’re on a diet.

Quote: “The weight loss isn’t purely diet related- it is a lot of mind over matter at times, and so I’d also like to use this site to start a dialogue about wellbeing and being holistic in the approach to weight loss.”

Charliekilosugar.com

45. The Failed Dieter

Jessica gives advice and recipes that will help you out of the cycle of yo-yo dieting. After losing 50 pounds by making small lifestyle changes and giving up bad habits, her mission is to help you do the same.

Quote: “I have so many steps ahead of me, and this will be an ongoing battle the rest of my life, but I know that it is possible, even when it seems like the scale gets stuck for months at the same weight no matter what I do.”

thefaileddieter

46. Bailey DeBarmore

Bailey is a grad student working toward her degree to become a registered dietitian. She’s also working to establish herself as helpful resource for people to learn how to create smart goals, learn about food traps, and find fitness tips.

Quote: “Life is full of unexpected opportunities that take us places we never thought we’d go. Being open to these opportunities is something that has brought me to where I am today, and saying yes to an opportunity you bring me tomorrow will help me down the next path in my career journey.”

Baileydebarmore.com

47. Coach Mindy Weight Loss

Mindy is a busy personal weight loss coach. Her blog gives you professional advice that will help you to drop pounds and get fit and healthy.

Quote: “I love helping people lose weight and maintain their weight loss. I also love to share healthy, easy, tasty, and filling recipes. I believe in eating happily, healthfully, and heartily.”

Coachmindy.com

48. JadeIsabelle

Jade is a blogger from Singapore who has shared her 44 pound weight loss success with readers along with lots of inspirational and motivational advice.

Quote: “Don’t ever give up. When you think of giving up, also think of why you started in the first place. Whether you think you can or you can’t, you are right. So believe in yourself and just keep going!”

Jadeisabelle.com

49. Skinny Mom

Busy mom? Then head over to Brooke’s blog where you’ll find quick fitness routines and easy-to-make recipes, along with great advice for connecting with your loved ones and activities to do with your little ones.

Quote: “I set out to not only inspire myself, but to inspire others like me. What started out as a small blog with a handful of followers (thanks, friends!) has now become a healthy living brand for millions of women around the world.”

Skinnymom.com

50. Andie Mitchell

Andie is the New York Times bestselling author of “It Was Me All Along” where she chronicles her 135 pound weight loss journey. That memoir was written 10 years ago, and she’s kept the weight off. On her blog Andie shares recipes and the lessons that she’s learned over the years that help her to stay fit and healthy.

Quote: “I’m sharing every lesson to getting there—not as a drill sergeant and definitely not as a guru—as a friend who gets it and never wants anyone else to struggle alone. I’ve learned more in the last ten years than I ever thought possible, and I’m laying it bare here, one post a time—every lesson I’ve learned on losing weight,real advice on maintenance, thoughts on depression, how I’ve moved beyond binge eating, lifestyle bits that make me feel good inside and out, and all the healthy recipes I make regularly.”

Andiemitchell.com

51. Fatso: A Weight Loss Blog

Jackie has an impressive 80 pound weight loss under her belt and she’s determined to keep going until she hits her goal of 132 pounds.

Quote: “I am snarky. I am cynical. I am a twin. I am overweight. I am beautiful. I am a nice girl. I am quirky. I am left handed. I am romantic. I am daring. I am a smart. I am interdependent. I am cultured. I am book smart. I am film smart. I am pop culture smart. I am not good at math. I am an English major. I am sexy. I am a clean freak. I am a perfectionist. I am just me.”

fatsoaweightlossblog.com

52. Another Mother Runner

This blog is full of tips, advice and nutrition information from mothers who grouped together to run, and realized just how much they loved it.

Quote: “Rooting you on at every mile — and milestone.”

Anothermotherrunner.com

53. Laura Houssain

Laura battled addiction to food, cigarettes (and other things) for many years. She  had been taught that as a woman, she was less valuable than a man. After becoming truly miserable she had the realization that the way to overcome her addictions was to make deliberate choices for every single thing she did. Now she’s a health coach who shares her knowledge and expertise to help others. Her posts are one’s to look forward to.

Quote: “Perfection to me is not a goal, but improvement is. That’s how I have become the person I am today. I have never given up and settled for a dream that wasn’t my own.”

Laurahoussain.com

54. It Sux To Be Fat

In 2009 Jennifer topped the scales at 280 pounds. She joined Weight Watchers and took a slow and steady approach over the next couple of years to lose 100 pounds. Follow her journey from 2011 and pick up some tips from someone who has been there and done it.

Quote: “I feel disgusted with myself and I could tell on the scale tonight when I weighed in at Weight Watchers.  I gained 3.6 pounds.  Who does that in one week?.”

itsuxtobefat.com

55. Primal Potential

Elizabeth has a masters degree in nutrition and a long history of weight problems. Now she’s fit and healthy and looking great. On her blog she shares nutritional advice and provides motivation so that you can reach your health and fitness goals.

Quote: “In college I went nearly 2 months eating nothing but protein shakes and chicken broth. I’ve gone months eating nothing but apples and tilapia and others counting every.single.calorie while crafting my diet around fat-free ice cream and sugar-free cookies. I’ve cancelled dozens of doctor appointments just because I didn’t want to have to get on the scale. It didn’t work and I was determined to find another way.”

primalpotential.com/blog

56. The Happy Gal

Jenny used to be a compulsive overeater, cursed with food addictions and a bad body-image.

Believe her when she tells you that she knows what you’re going through. Four years ago, she turned her life around and transformed her way of thinking. Today Jenny is a motivational speaker and through her blog she helps anyone that needs to lose weight make progress toward their goal, with recipes, weight loss tips and inspirational messages.

Quote: “In my heart of hearts, what I really want you to know is that when you are in those dark places in life, you’re not alone. I’ve been there, and I’ve seen the light. This blog is the first step in sharing that light with you.”

Thehappygal.com

57. Hungry Healthy Happy

Created by Dannii in 2011 as a place to share her 100 pound weight loss journey, the blog has grown to encompass all things that produce a balanced life. It’s one of the most popular weight loss blogs in the UK with a large following on social media, So if you’re looking for community check it out.

Quote: “My motivation always was and always will be my health – but society is so obsessed with the number on the scale and people can’t see the changes to my health as much as they can see the changes of my appearance, so it is sometimes easy to talk about the number. People react well to a number.”

hungryhealthyhappy.com/weight-loss/

58. Fat Girl’s Fitness

Brought to you by three lifelong, friends who once upon a time were all fat, and they’re all now fit. Rachel, Valeri and Dori each shares their own approach to weight loss and fitness. And no matter your level of fitness or the amount of weight you need to lose, you’ll find a weight loss that helps you on your way.

Quote: “Fat Girls Fitness is brought to you by three childhood lady friends who each went from FAT to FIT over the past couple of years. We each take slightly different approaches to fitness, and we found ourselves talking about it so much that we finally decided to start a blog.”

Fatgirlsfitness.com

59. The Gabriel Method

Learn how best-selling author Jon Gabriel lost 220 lbs without dieting. “By studying biochemistry, Gabriel learned that your body has an internal logic that determines how fat or thin you will be at any given time. The way to lose weight is not to struggle or to force yourself to lose weight but to understand this internal logic and work with it so that your body wants to be thinner. When your body wants to be thinner, weight loss is inevitable and becomes automatic and effortless. You simply crave less food, you crave healthier foods, your metabolism speeds up and you become very efficient at burning fat, just like a naturally thin person.”

thegabrielmethod.com

60. Carrots N Cake

On carrots n cake Tina shares her love of food, staying fit, and living a healthy life. She tries to pack the most nutrients into each meal but believes that if eaten in moderation the “bad” foods can be part of a well-balanced diet.

Quote: “I was just eating too much of everything. I started tracking my daily calories online at fitday.com. Counting calories really helped me understand my overblown portion sizes and just how many calories I was consuming.”

carrotsncake.com

61. Escape From Obesity

Lynn is a 46 year old with a history of disordered eating, who lost 103 pounds, then gained some of that weight back. She documents her struggles on her blog.

Quote: “Part of my recovery is letting go of the restrictions and the need for control over all the food. Of course I want to be healthy and choose to eat things that are good for my body *most* of the time. But those choices are based on what makes my body feel best and not on weight loss, calories, or any other factor.”

www.escapefromobesity.net/

62. Wheat Belly Blog

This is the blog of cardiologist Dr William Davis. If you want to learn why we get fat, why wheat is such a dangerous food, and find out how to reclaim your health and drop pounds, Wheat Belly needs to be on your reading list.

Quote: “The food you eat is making you sick and the agencies that are providing you with guidelines on what to eat are giving dangerous advice with devastating health consequences. You can change that today.”

wheatbellyblog.com/blog

63. Live Fit. Live Healthy. Live Free.

Caitlin is a yogi that approaches health by focusing on mind, body and spirit. She believes that true health is a balance in all three areas and shares her passion for natural, balanced food and fitness on her blog to help others figure it out too.

Quote: “We are mind, body, spirit beings and I believe that TRUE health-and the fullness of it-is reached by maintaining an intentional attitude toward all three. We have to keep not just our bodies healthy, but our minds and our spirits as well.”

Caitlindermott.com

64. The Anti Jared

In 2008 Tony weighed 420 pounds. Then after he realized that his weight was probably going to kill him, he joined Weight Watchers and dropped a truly impressive amount of weight – 221 pounds. He writes about weight loss and fitness, and his tag line is “Lost over 200 pounds but will never forget life at 420 pounds.”

Quote: “ Every day I push myself to be my best. Still keeping off the weight. Still building muscle. Still happy I can put on a seatbelt.”

theantijared.com

65. Diary of a Hopeful Fat Girl

Kristin’s blog is a heartfelt outpouring of emotions. She shares her deepest feelings, her struggles with weight loss and how her weight makes her feel. In an era when we’re all supposed to project unfailing optimism and positivity, Kristen’s blog is a brutally honest look at the real heart behind the brave face.

Quote: “This blog is my journal, my diary, my unbiased friend and my release. I will continue to use it that way.”

Diaryofahopefulfatgirl.wordpress.com

66. 300 Pounds And Running

Martinus is on a journey for better health and better self, and he’s passionate about helping people be the best that they can be.

He doesn’t class his blog as just a weight loss blog, running blog or healthy lifestyle blog, but more of a self-improvement blog because a weight loss journey often has an element of overcoming psychological barriers and dealing with traumas.

Quote: “We aim for progress, not perfection! Perfection is for magazines and Disney movies, where everyone is computer altered and live happily ever after. Instead, we strive to go further than we did yesterday, knowing that consistency is the only way to crush our goals!”

300poundsandrunning.com

67. Emily Loses It: The Remix

Emily began her quest to lose weight in 2011, by 2012 she was 151 pounds, then she crept back up to 181. In 2013 she started a blog and set out to lose the weight for good.

Quote: “My weight loss has shaped who I am, and this really is who I was meant to be. It is a daily journey of self discovery, acceptance and love.”

Emilylosesittheremix.blogspot.com

68. My New Normal

As someone who always struggled with her weight, Ruzele hit her heaviest  – 335 pounds – after her mother passed away in 2011 when Ruzele was just 18. She’s since lost over 110 pounds and shares her progress on her blog along with lots of inspirational weight loss advice. She’s running her first 5K in January, be sure to check in and give her some support.

Quote: “One thing I have come to realize is no one can make you feel a certain way. Sure people can say or do things, and I am not saying it is easy at all. But you can choose to let things affect you or not.”

Ruzelestrauss.com

69. First Time Mom…and Losing It

Michelle’s blog chronicles her struggle to lose weight after the birth of her first child. She lost almost 60 pounds in six months, and is great source of inspiration for anyone with more than a few pounds to lose. Michelle loves to try out new things so there’s always a new recipe, fitness routine or diet to read about.

Quote: “Join me on my journey as I try to lose the weight while juggling the craziness of being a first-time mom.”

Ftmlosingit.com

70. Fat Girl to Fit Girl

Today Hannah is in maintenance mode after losing 50 pounds via a complete lifestyle overhaul. Hannah can show you how to lose weight and keep it off even if you love to eat out.

Quote: “Follow my blog for easy recipes, health tips and exercise motivation. And watch me spectacularly fall off the wagon from time to time, thoroughly enjoying every minute of it!”

Hmghealthandfitness.wordpress.com

71. Frantic At Forty

This anonymous blog is one that lots of women will relate to. Entering midlife and trying to lose weight and make sense of her life, her blog was her way of staying accountable and it’s worked so far. She’s lost lots of weight and found happiness in the process. Her posts are heartfelt and often very funny.

Quote: “You’re either over the hill at 40 or it’s when life begins. I intend to be fully prepared for my 40th to ensure that it doesn’t all go downhill.”

Franticatforty.wordpress.com

72. The Weigh We Were

This is the place to go if you want inspiration, if you think that you’ll never lose the pounds that are getting you down, or if you think that no diet will ever work for you. The site is full of real life transformations and the ups and downs that accompanied them.

It shows you what you can achieve is you just make a commitment!

Quote: “The weight loss successes you’ll meet on the Weigh We Were have lost weight with various programs ranging from Weight Watchers to Tops to NutriSystem – but the bottom line isn’t about ‘the diet’ – it’s about finding what works for you!”

Theweighwewere.com

73. Loretta’s Journey

You will love Loretta’s. She’s authentic and she isn’t selling you anything – which is refreshing. Retta started on her journey in 2009 weighing in at 460 pounds. Through hard work and healthy eating she’s shed 150 pounds so far, and it’s all documented on her blog.

Quote: “A friend of mine once said: Figure out what your biggest excuse is and make a plan to get rid of it. If you don’t think you have any excuses, just ask yourself why you aren’t at goal yet…and catch your first whine…that’s it, the biggest excuse, the thing that is getting in your way.”

Lorettasjourney.blogspot.com

74. Countdown To 40 Fit And Fabulous

Amy is documenting her ongoing efforts to lose weight. She’s set herself a target of losing almost 85 pounds, and so far she’s 17% of the way there.

Quote: “This blog is my way of working my way back to the person I was before I lost my greatest cheerleader. Being my own hero, so to speak.”

Mamaames.com

75. The Pursuit of a Quality Life

Kristen’s a 42-year-old woman who decided she was going to lose weight by running. She also decided to blog about it. Over the last couple of years she’s lost 50 pounds and learned to love to run. She found some other new healthy pursuits too – yoga and hiking to name just 2. Her posts are full of inspiration and tips and tricks for making healthier choices. She shares recipes and fitness advice, sprinkled with a liberal dose of personal musings.

Quote: “That’s what this blog and I am about…enjoying the journey and taking who I am and constantly redefining it for the better!

Thepursuitofaqualitylife.blogspot.com

76. Third Shift Fit

If you’re trying to lose weight but your hectic schedule puts obstacles in your way then Rachael has you covered. She knows how to work around things like sleep deprivation, food cravings, boredom hunger and being “too busy” to get healthy.

Quote: “I cannot promise the cure all, but I hope to share with you healthy meal prep recipes, workouts, and advice that can help anyone with or without crazy schedules stay on the right track towards a healthier lifestyle.”

Thirdshiftfit.wordpress.com

77. Emma’s Happy Little World

Emma experienced some unhappy times that led to weight gain and low self esteem. But she picked herself up and found happiness and health once again. Emma started her blog as a way to bring her newfound positivity and outlook on healthy living to others. You’ll find plenty of advice about eating right, fitness and the ups and downs of a weight loss journey.

Quote: “Everyday has a little magic in it, and I’m very much learning to appreciate the little things. I’m all about the life’s little moments and being happy with everyday life.”

Emmashappylittleworld.com

78. Authentically Emmie

Emily is body positive fitness blogger, plus-size fashion lover and writer. Over the years she’s lost 110 pounds and along the way learned to love herself no matter her size.

Quote: “Instead of focusing on losing weight, I am focused on gaining life. I spent so long looking at the scale for validation, and put my life on hold waiting for a certain number. Life is too short to feel inadequate or like you aren’t enough.”

authenticallyemmie.com

79. FatFitLife

One criticism that is often leveled at lifestyle and weight loss bloggers is they don’t have to struggle when it comes to cooking in their very well appointed kitchens. It’s often used as an excuse by people too, that they can’t lose weight because they can’t cook the meals in the weight loss plan. Well no more excuses. Check out Brian’s blog, where he shares his weight loss tips and recipes from a studio apartment that doesn’t have a kitchen. He makes do with a teeny fridge and a Big Boss Rapid Oven.

Quote: “When you’re trying to eat healthy, eating out is not really an option especially when trying to limit sodium. … I decided to get the most out of space available and didn’t want to limit myself in cooking my healthy meals.”

Fatfitlife.wordpress.com

80. Coffee Cake And Cardio

Coffee Cake And Cardio

For Ashley sports have always been a passion – she’s a former powerlifter and discus and hammer thrower. But she admits that she didn’t always take care of herself and in 2006  decided to change her lifestyle, making health and fitness a priority.

Quote:”If you want to lose weight you need to first understand why you want to lose weight.  You need to get connected with the real ‘why’ – What kind of life do you want?  What kind of life do you want to live?  Separate your goals from your appearance – appearance doesn’t impact health.  Don’t focus on the weight loss – focus on changing your habits.  Focus on respecting your body..”

coffeecakeandcardio.com

81. Finding Radiance

Lori’s blog is full of photos that share her weight loss journey, food, travel and lifestyle. She started off with 115 pound to lose and ended up competing in triathlons. Now that’s what you call inspirational! Check out her blog if you want to be motivated by someone who walks her talk, staying fit and healthy and keeping those pounds off.

Quote: “I feel like I now have the complete puzzle put together on the best type of eating for me! I can eat this way for the rest of my life, and have learned that if I really want something – I should make room for it.”

Findingradiance.com

82. Lipstick, Lattes & Louboutins

Jackie’s had a long struggle with her weight since she was 17 and has tried almost every diet out there with nothing seeming to work out in the long run. In 2015 she resolved to sort things out once and for all, and she shares her weight loss tips and tricks and recipes with the readers of her blog.
Quote: “I started blogging because it was something that occupied some time, but I quickly grew to realize how much I enjoy writing the posts, and sharing my thoughts and opinions.”

Lipsticklatteslouboutins.com

83.  I’m Done Being the Fat Girl

Courtney’s struggled with her weight since second grade. Between 2010 and 2011 she had great success and dropped 75 pounds, but gained much of it back with her pregnancy. She shares her weigh ins, and very bravely, her warts and all underwear pics. So far she’s at around 217 pounds and she’s not done yet.

Quote: “I’ve started and stopped a million times it seems….I’m ready to make this happen now.”

Imdonebeingthefatgirl.wordpress.com

84. ChrissyLilly

Chrissy Lilly is a health, fitness and weight loss blog, but it’s also so much more. Chrissy shares her personal struggles and emotions and her blog is a place to find inspiration.

Quote: “ChrissyLilly is a place to come when you need some inspiration, a shoulder to cry on or a helping hand to get you through the day. I’m here to inspire you to live your best life.”

Chrissylilly.com

85. Losing My Fat Lovingly

Evette is chronicling her weight loss efforts on her blog, sharing her weigh ins and her ups and downs. She’s got a great personality that shines through in her writing, and even though she has a way to go, she’s full of enthusiasm and optimism. Follow along with her successes and get inspired to stay the course on your own weight loss journey.

Quote: “Get through life without lying, stealing, or cheating, and I will win and come out on the better end of things!”

Losingmyfatlovingly.com

86. The Jellygoose Blogs

You’ll love Lisa’s blog. She’s funny, she’s honest (really honest, not humble brag honest), and she’s still trying her hardest to shed pounds and be well. Lisa suffers from Chronic Fatigue, a condition that makes life difficult, but one that she doesn’t give in to.

Even when her weight loss isn’t going to plan she manages to relay that information with a very British sense of humor that will make you laugh out loud.

Quote: “Through following this blog you will join me on these journeys, learn about things I get overly excited about – usually beauty products, music, feminism, zines, body positive stuff [and] help with mental health.”

Thejellygooseblogs.com

87. Katie’s Fight for Fitness

Back in January 2013 Katie hopped on her bathroom scale and had a 247 pound wake up call. Now 100 pounds lighter and six dress sizes smaller, she uses her experience to help others who struggle with obesity, weight loss and food addiction.

Quote: “But the one thing I’ve learned about my journey is that it has a purpose. I hope I can help others and be of guidance to those struggling with obesity, disordered eating, and other issues I’ve been through myself.”

Katiesfightforfitness.tumblr.com

88. Graceful Fitness

If the thought of hitting the gym or pounding the pavement on a five mile run fills you with horror than Graceful fitness could be just the blog you’re looking for to get you moving. Exercise takes many forms and Faith’s blog concentrates on the health benefits of dance, yoga and deep-breathing. Faith also shares healthy eating advice and makes sure that the food is always fun..

Quote: “Gracefulfitness is finding strength, confidence and balance despite the reality of body image issues and negative self-talk. Gracefulfitness is relinquishing excuses and getting moving yet languishing in rest when the time is right.”

Gracefulfitnessblog.com

89. Trading Cardio for Cosmos

Alexis’s approach to life is about moderation. So far she’s dropped 116 pounds, and she shares her own weight loss journey and those of others on her blog, along with fitness advice, motivation and great recipes.

Quote: “For millions of Americans, food has become a reward system, a crutch, a comfort, and oftentimes people who ABSOLUTELY know better use food to make themselves feel better about their jobs, their relationships, their decisions.”

90. Meg’s Fitness

Meg used to blog in private, but switched to sharing her posts with others to both give and receive encouragement to/from others. She shares recipes, fitness routines, stories and rants.

Quote: “Over all, we’re just living life, loving it, and I’m writing about bits and pieces of it. It’s the community feel that brings me back to blogging every time.”

Megsfitness.wordpress.com

91. The Flexible Baker

Dustin gives you nutritious and delicious recipes along with sensible fitness routines.

He spent a lot of years being overweight and wasn’t comfortable in his own skin. That all changed when he started exercising with weights and crossfit. Slowly and steadily he saw changes in his body and now he’s just the guy you need to help you see changes in your body too.

Quote: “Flexible dieting has helped my baking, and overall cooking grow giving me the flexibility to enjoy numerous different dishes while still maintaining my nutrition and fitness goals. Bare with me, as each day you will literally see my growth and transformation, in and out of the gym.”

Theflexiblebaker.com

92. We Make 7

Bonnie made a commitment to lose weight and get healthy at the beginning of 2016. She cut out the junk food, soda and other unhealthy habits in a bid to ditch the pounds. If you’ve even been a stop and start dieter, you’ll relate to her daily struggles.

Quote: “We can’t always choose what the entire year’s outcome will bring us, but we can hope that some things we want to happen for change happens.”

Wemake7.com

93. Feel Great in 8

Tiffany’s blog is full of healthy recipes, weight loss challenges and tips and advice on finding happiness.

Quote: “I can’t promise you that I’ll be perfect. But I can promise that I will be here to support you and cheer you on. I can promise that I will be understanding and sympathetic when you struggle.

Blog.feelgreatin8.com

94. Xtine Danielle

Christine is focused on losing weight naturally and making it a permanent lifestyle change. As she puts it, “I am changing my life for the better, forever – not just my body.”

Quote: “If we’re all to let the world get to us for every little thing that goes wrong or isn’t fair, we’d all be miserable. In misery is no way to live.”

Xtinedanielle.com

95. Cuckoolemon

You’ll love Nicole. She knows that like most of us, she isn’t perfect. If you want to read a relatable weight loss and fitness blog that has you laughing and nodding along then check it out.

Quote: “I exercise, I try new things. I’m sorta into kale. Sometimes I trip over my own shoelaces and sometimes I set a new PR. If I get up at 5am to workout it’s under duress.

So why should you read this? Because I am going to explore new health/sports/fitness activities, and I’m not perfect. In fact I’m a major league goof. So it will be a fun, realistic journey that I hope you relate to.”

Cuckoolemon.com

96. Healthy Living. Kinda.

Everything in moderation is the mantra of Bertha’s blog. She gives you creative ways to fix your favorite recipes to make them healthier and with lower calories. That means you get to eat your favorites and still eat in a healthy way.

Quote: “My focus is to share creative and delicious ways to incorporate fresh, nutritionally dense whole foods into your everyday snacks and meals. The rest is pleasure.”

Healthylivingkinda.com

97. Double Chin Diary

Double Chin Diary a humor, weight loss and healthy living blog written by two sisters Alyssa and April.

Quote: “The DCD is a weight-loss blog full of ooey, gooey, crunchy, crispy weight loss humor and lots of yummy food.”

doublechindiary.com

98. Doing A 180

Helen’s a runner who leaves health and fitness. She’s developed some fantastic recipes that she shares with her readers, along with inspiring posts about her adventures.

Quote: “I’m just trying to live healthy while exploring the opportunities and mysteries of mid-life!”

Doingaone-eighty.blogspot.com

99. No Thanks To Cake

On Kelly’s site you’ll find lots of delicious recipes, healthy living advice, travel stories and inspiration.

Quote: “I was determined that this was going to be the very last time I ever had this much weight to lose and an “online journal” seemed the perfect way to commemorate the journey.”

.nothankstocake.com

100.  The Covenant Diet: My Journey from Gluttonous to Glorious

In 2012, January came to the realization that she was a food addict. A few days later she joined Overeaters Anonymous and turned to faith to overcome her addiction. Blogging about her experiences was her way to remain accountable. January’s blog is a great resource for those wanting to use their faith to help them get healthy.

Quote: “I have had all kinds of triumphs, failures, successes and bumps along the road. I am blessed. And highly favored. and free.”

thecovenantdiet.com

101. Healthy Living Happy

As Ayah herself puts it, she’s a person just like anyone else, who has fought to lose weight, going up and down multiple times. These days she tries to maintain her fitness and shares her journey and lots of tasty recipes with her readers.

Quote: “Our bodies are our own castle, so we treat them right.”

Healthylivinghappy.comsrc